The Honor 7X was unveiled on October 11 in China, as a mid ranger. George Zhao, Global President, Huawei, disclosed that the Honor 7X will be launched in India this December.
The Honor 7X currently retails at 1,299 Yuan, approximately $196 for the base version, whereas the 64GB version retails for 1699 Yuan, approximately $260 and the 128GB version retails for 1999 Yuan, approximately $304. Zhao stated that Honor plans to sell the 7X at an even cheaper price in the Indian market,as a strategy to improve their presence in the country,which has seen a boom in use of smartphones over the last few years.
During an interview with The India Times, George Zhao stated that they plan to increase Honour’s offline presence in India by opening up offline demo shops. Honor aims to increase their presence on the offline marketing, much like other brands that have taken the trade back to the shops.
The Honor 7X sports a 5.93-inch display with a 1080p resolution and an 18:9 aspect ratio. Under the hood lies Huawei’s in-house octa core Kirin 659 clocked at 2.34GHz coupled with 3GB of RAM and storage options of 32GB, 64GB, and 128GB which is expandable via microSD card. Powering the phone is a 3,340mAh battery and it runs Android 7.1 Nougat out of the box with EMUI on top. On the back lies a dual camera setup of 16MP+2MP sensors while the front has an 8MP snapper. The pricing has not been revealed yet, but it will be low enough to give other mid rangers a run for their money.