As rumoured earlier, Huawei’s sub-brand Honor unveiled the Honor 6A in China today. Available in Gold, Silver, Blue and Pink, the handset is priced at 799 yuan (approximately ₹7,500) for the 2GB RAM variant with 16GB of storage, and 999 yuan (approximately ₹9,400) for the 3GB variant with 32GB of storage space. It will be available for sale from June 1 in China, although its global availability hasn’t been announced as yet.
The handset comes with a 5-inch HD display in a metal unibody design. Under the hood, it is powered by an octa-core Snapdragon 430 SoC with Adreno 505 GPU. It runs Android 7.0 Nougat with EMUI 5.1 on top of it. There is a 13-megapixel rear camera with PDAF which the company claims can focus in 0.5 seconds and a 5-megapixel front camera.
As mentioned earlier, the handset is available in two variants,one with 2GB of RAM with 16GB of storage space and another with 3GB of RAM and 32GB of storage space which can be expanded to up to 128GB using a microSD card. At the back is a fingerprint sensor, which the company claims can unlock the phone in just 0.5 seconds. The hybrid dual SIM smartphone supports 4G VoLTE, Wi-Fi 802.11 b/g/n, Bluetooth 4.1, GPS + GLONASS.
The smartphone is powered by a 3020mAh battery which promises 12 hours of video playback or 57 hours of music playback on a single charge. It measures 143.7 x 70.95×8.2mm and weighs 143g.