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June 25, 2014

Huawei Honor 6 now official, competes with iPhone 5S

After a couple of rumors on Huawei’s spec-heavy smartphone, the company makes official the Honor 6. It has Full HD resolution on a 5-inch display and carries an octa-core chipset with a partnered 3GB of RAM. With its specs and benchmark results, it aims to take on the likes of Samsung’s Galaxy S5 and Apple’s iPhone 5S.

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Huawei Honor 6 specs:
5-inch Full HD display @ 1920 x 1080 resolution
Kirin 920 octa-core processor (four A15 and four A7 cores)
Mali-T624 GPU
3GB RAM
16GB/32GB internal storage (expandable via microSD)
13MP rear camera with Sony IMX214 sensor and f/2.0 aperture
Dual-LED flash
5MP front camera
Cat. 6 LTE
Dual-band-Wi-Fi
139.8 x 68.8 x 6.5mm
135 grams
Android 4.4.2 KitKat with Emotion UI 2.3 on top

There are a couple of noteworthy elements Huawei has incorporated in the Honor 6. It has sub-3mm bezels around the display for better viewing and there’s the Kirin 920 chipset which scored 37,999 on AnTuTu benchmark, beating the Galaxy S5 and iPhone 5S. It also sports a speedy Cat. 6 LTE that can go up to 300Mbps of downlink speed, same performance found on a dual-channel Wi-Fi 8.2.11n.

Talking about its form factor, the device is really slim at 6.5mm and is made of aluminium alloy that helps in maintaining the chipset to run cooler than its predecessor. It has also been reported that Huawei brags about how much more the battery of the Honor 6 can provide versus other flagships. “…lasting more hours per mAh battery capacity than the Galaxy S5 and double what the iPhone 5S gets.”

There’s still no word on its pricing but previous rumors said that it could also be positioned like Xiaomi – offering competitive price points for its consumers. Stay tuned as we get more details on its official price and availability.

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14 Responses to “Huawei Honor 6 now official, competes with iPhone 5S”

  1. ty says:

    Lol tapos 2000 mAh

  2. lllbenjolll says:

    Hahhahahahaha

  3. LTO says:

    how can they beat iphone when its going to release new model in the next few months?

  4. archie says:

    Just a hunch, if they will position it’s marketing like Xiaomi, then it might go around 14-22k pesos.

  5. Pipoy says:

    On your dreams huawei. beat Oppo firstly before other huge brands. okay?

    • Pipay says:

      Its the other way around, Oppo should beat Huawei first, quality is the name of the game. Huawei is the number 1 brand in China FYI.

    • devilboy says:

      sakit mo sa bangs @pipoy. tagalugin mo na lang kase!

  6. Lolo says:

    huawei phones are excellent. way better than lenovo which sucks.

  7. BIlly says:

    ito na ba ung Huawei mulan o iba pa? sana wag naman 2000mah lang. and wag sana umiinit haha

  8. Mr Azimo says:

    Try nalang ng Huawei tapatan presyuhan ng Samsung S5 at iPhone5S ng mag kaalaman…

  9. zhonghua says:

    Its Mali T268, not T264.. Please correct it..

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