Huawei's Honor 6X smartphone gets Nougat update in the US

The Honor 6X will be updated to Android Nougat and EMUI 5.0 will start rolling out the update to customers in the US as of now and the rest of the world. This handset was launched in January in the US for $249 (~16,000) running on EMUI 4.0, the company proprietary UI based on Android, v.6.0, Marshmallow. The update is definitely a step in the right direction for Huawei’s software.

The Honor 6X was launched in October 2016. The phone will sport 1080×1920 resolution displays. Its CPU is an Octa-core(4×2.1GHz Cortex-A53 & 4×1.7 GHz Cortex-A53). The GPU is a Mali-T830MP2. The two variants of this phone feature 32GBs of storage and 3/4GBs of RAM, or 64GBs of storage with 4GBs of RAM. It has a dual camera on the back side with 12MP and a front camera that is 8MP. The battery has a capacity of 3340mAh.

Connectivity options include 4G LTE bands (including VoLTE), WiFi 802.11 up-to-standard n, Bluetooth v.4.1, GPS and FM Radio. Huawei provides the phone with a microUSB port and a 3.5mm audio jack.

A smartphone experience with new animations and improved Camera UI, an actual app drawer, refined notification bar, and a blue-filter mode called “Eye Comfort”