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Honor 6X: Dual lens cameras, crack the price barrier

Bangalore, February 18 2017: Dual lens technology is  the in  thing right now for smart-phones, taking photography to  near professional levels. But in 2016, it remained a somewhat expensive feature.  Not anymore.  If the recently launched Honor 6X is any indication, the extra lens won't burn a hole in your pocket.

The  rear camera   has  dual  12 megapixel and  two megapixel lenses, which do some task sharing: one helps in image composition and the other in getting the appropriate depth of field.   It has an added Sony  IMX386 sensor,  which effectively provides an aperture range between F/0.95-F/16. It also enables the Bokeh effect, an arty technique  to blur the background. Also usefully, you can shoot first and adjust the focus later. Together  these features they help to get great picture quality|

The 5.5 inch device has 1920p x 1080p full HD display. protected by tough  2.5 D Corning Gorilla glass. The metal body is slim and sleek, weighing 162 grams with 8.2mm thickness.  It has a fingerprint sensor at the rear.

The Honor 6X also comes with a unique connectivity feature, the Wi-Fi bridge. With this you can convert this device into a Wi-Fi repeater and share your network with four other devices. It also supports 4G VoLTE and NFC.

Huawei has added its own user interface, EMUI 4.1, which is based on Android 6.0 Marshmallow. It  uses their  own Kirin 655, Octa-Core processor. The device is available in two variants: 3 GB RAM with 32 GB storage and a 4 GB RAM with 64 GB storage, priced respectively Rs 12,999 and Rs. 15, 999. At either price, good value for those who want to click that classic pic!  V. Sudhakshina