Huawei Honor 4x launches in China after several rounds of rumors. This phone comes with 64-bit Snapdragon 410 SOC that supports 4G LTE connectivity. Honor 4x features dual SIM card slots with dual standby. Whether it will reach India any time soon still need to ascertained.
Huawei Honor 4x is a gradual upgrade from the laster year Honor 4 Play. Several things have been upgraded while the Qualcomm chipset is retained. This phone comes with Android 4.4 Kitkat out-of-the-box with EMUI 3.0 on top. The company may be considering a sooner upgrade to the Android Lollipop because the Lollipop 5.0 is designed to perform well with 64-bit architecture SoC’s.
The phone feature a 5.5 inch TFT IPS display that offers 1280 x 720 p HD resolution. The display offers 16M color depth and ~267 ppi pixel density. The device is now available for pre-order from Huawei‘s official website. It will start shipping from November 5, 2014. The price of Huawei Honor 4x in China is CNY 1,299, which is equivalent to Rs. 13,000.
Huawei Honor 4x is powered by a 1.2 GHz quad core CPU paired with Adreno 306 GPU. The chipset used is Qualcomm Snapdragon 410 MSM8916. There is 2 GB of RAM and 8 GB of expandable internal storage memory. The phone supports microSD cards up to 32 GB.
There is a 13 MP rear camera and 5 MP front facing camera in this device. The primary camera is an auto focus camera that is capable of recording full HD videos. It comes with an LED flash. The camera features a BSI CMOS sensor and f 2.0 aperture lens. Other features and modes includes voice-activation, phonograph pictures, watermark pictures, Full Focus, panorama, HDR, filters, timing and other models shoot.
The secondary 5 MP camera is capable of recording 720p HD videos. It can shoot panorama selfies.
As mentioned above, the phone supports dual SIM and offers dual stand by. It supports 2G, 3G and 4G network bands. Other connectivity options includes WiFi, Bluetooth, GPS, and microUSB port. The phone is 8.65 mm thick and weighs 165g. The overall dimensions ranges between152.9mm × 77.2mm × 8.65mm.
The 3000 mAh battery offers up to 200 hours of stand by, but depends on kind of network. It offers talk time of up to 900 minutes. The battery charges full in 4 hours.
Huawei might be considering the options to launch the phone in India considering the fact that the 4G LTE device will be soon in demand with country wide 4G availability scheduled for next year. Huawei’s recent devices like Huawei Honor Holly, Huawei Honor 6 and Huawei Honor T1 had a good reception from the customers. Huawei Honor 6 even went out of stock on Flipkart for few days, but is now back in stock.
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Key specifications of Huawei Honor 4x
- 5.5 inch TFT IPS capacitive touchscreen display
- 1280 x 720p resolution, 16M colors, ~267 ppi pixel density
- Quad Core 1.2 GHz CPU
- Adreno 306
- Qualcomm Snapdragon 410 MSM 8916, 64 bit
- 2 GB of RAM
- 8 GB of internal storage
- microSD cards up to 32 GB
- WiFi 802.11 b/g/n, WLAN Direct, WiFi Display, WiFi Hotspot
- Bluetooth v4.0, microUSB v2.0, GPS with A-GPS
- 13 MP rear camera, BSI sensor, f/2.0
- 5 MP front camera
- Android 4.4 Kitkat, EMUI 3.0
- Dual SIM with dual standby
- 3000 mAh Li-Po battery
- 152.9mm × 77.2mm × 8.65mm
- 165g weight