Huawei’s online brand Honor has been churning out some truly good smartphones quite lately with stunning design advanced camera functions. Having said that, Honor is one of the few brands that keep up with the world trends and quick to serve the customer accordingly.
Recently, the company has launched the successor of Honor 6X, which made its debut earlier this year. Dubbed as Honor 7X , this smartphone comes with up to date features including 18:9 aspect ratio display, dual camera setup, fingerprint scanner and what not?
Aimed at the mid-range segment, this smartphone already got positive reviews from both masses and critics for its Value-For-Money (VFM) factor. Today, we have compiled 7 reasons to buy the Honor 7X smartphone.
Unlike other smartphones that looks like a rip off of Apple iPhone, the Honor 7X comes with a refreshing design and is one of the most beautiful smartphones on the market currently. At a price of Rs. 12,999, the Honor 7X surprisingly holds the premium feel on par with flagship smartphones. In terms of design, it comes with a unibody metal design with a matte finish on the back giving a comfortable grip. However, it is not just the visual appeal, but also the entire ergonomics and build quality are excellent. It measures 156.5 x 75.3 x 7.6mm and weighs 165 grams.
The Honor 7X comes with a virtually bezel-less display sporting a 5.93-inch (2160 x 1080 pixels) Full HD+ 18:9 2.5D curved glass screen. The display is sharp with good color reproduction, brightness, and sunlight legibility. The contrast ratio is also really good, so does the viewing angles.
Talking about the features, it comes with eye comfort mode to reduce the amount of blue light emitted by the display. When turned on, the display will seem yellowish but as studies have shown, blue light is known to be one of the reasons for people not being able to sleep at night and this should reduce it to a certain extent.
3. Battery Life
Another USP to talk about the Honor 7X is its battery backup. It is equipped with a huge 3340mAh built-in battery under the hood and has also optimized the battery consumption which can take you throughout a day on both casual and bit heavy usage as well in a single charge. Having said that, it is miles ahead of most of the other smartphones in this price range. In our One Charge rating, the Honor 7X achieved about 14 hours and 46 minutes, which is good for a phone with a large screen and a 3340mAh battery, thanks to the software optimization and power-efficient 16nm processor.
4. Software Optimization
Right off the bat, the Honor 7X is shipped with Android 7.0 (Nougat) with EMUI 5.1 on top. The best thing about the EMUI is it packs various features under its sleeves. In this iteration of EMUI, you get to choose two home screen style — Standard (shows all apps on the home screen) and Drawer (shows all app on drawer screen). Moreover, you also have the option to change navigation buttons, adjust the color temperature, schedule the on and off time as well.
In order to make things more easier, you can turn on the floating dock to access Back, Home, Recent tasks, Screen lock and One-touch optimization. If you want to have two Whatsapp, Facebook account, you can make it through App Twin, whereas the process is simple.
The Honor 7X is powered by an Octa-Core Kirin 659 processor with MaliT830-MP2 taking care of graphics department. During our usage, the performance is butter smooth and the device handles multi-tasking as well as gaming with ease. There is 4GB of RAM on board as well which explains why the device is great at multi-tasking fluidly. There are no heating issues during 4G usage or gaming, which is indeed neat. Performance wise, the Honor 7X passes with flying colors in every test you throw at it.
6. Dual Camera
When it comes to Honor smartphones, you can be pretty sure about its camera performance. On papers, the Honor 7X is equipped with a 16MP rear camera with LED flash and a secondary 2MP camera. The front side of the device is taken care of the 8MP front camera. As you’d expect, the pictures captured by the Honor 7X are quite stunning. The colors are beautiful with plenty of details, the focus is pretty quick as well.
The front camera performs well and makes use of portrait mode very well. The device processing the borders is up to the mark and neat. It also comes with various modes including Pro Photo, HDR, Night shot, Panorama, Light paint and more.
7. Value for Money
While some smartphones in the market are overpriced with a half-baked feature, Honor 7X is an exception. Equipped with a range of features including camera, display, and smooth performance you can get your hands on this device at just Rs. 12,999 for the 32GB storage version and Rs. 15,999 for the 64GB storage version exclusively from Amazon.in. Overall, the Honor 7X is a really good smartphone that combines great hardware with optimized software for the best experience.