Chances are you probably haven’t heard the name ‘Changhong’ before, but the OEM from China seems to be high on confidence regardless of that; the company has launched a new phone which certainly looks overpriced to us.
The Changhong X6 that was just listed in China costs 2699 CNY/US$430, which is rather expensive for a MediaTek MT6595 phone. For reference, the Meizu MX4 with the same SoC was announced for just US$290 in China.
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If you can, however, overlook the price, the device has some cool hardware on offer. The MediaTek MT6595 remains to be the mainstay, but other than that, there’s a 5.5-inch 1920 x 1080p display on the device, along with 2GB RAM and 16GB on-board ROM. It also has a 13 mega-pixel rear camera and a 5 mega-pixel front facing camera, all of which are powered by a 3350mAh battery.
If its any consolation, the Changhong X6 also has support for NFC (not that it justifies the price though). It isn’t particularly thin at 152 * 77 * 8.9mm; even if it were thinner than that, chances of it being available on reseller stores would’ve been bleak for people don’t usually spend around US$450 on a phone made by a rather unknown brand with specifications that don’t blow away the mind.[Source]