The company has launched the Honor 7C in China. One feature that disguises this device from other Honor smartphones is the chipset. The Honor 7C is powered by the Qualcomm Snapdragon 450 chipset, like the Redmi 5. In fact, the specifications are almost identical to its Xiaomi counterpart.
This seems like an unusual launch for Honor which is known for using its in-house Kirin chipset. The design of the device resembles the Honor 7X with a metallic unibody and thin bezels. Just like the 7X, the bottom bezel houses the Honor branding while the fingerprint sensor is placed on the back. The primary camera setup, however, resembled the Honor 9 Lite.
Honor launched the Honor 7X in India back in December 2017. The company subsequently announced that the Honor 7X will soon get the revered Face Unlock feature. The company has delivered on the announcement and rolled out the new feature to Honor 7X via an OTA. Priced at Rs 12999, it is one of the best smartphones in the price bracket with its dual-camera setup and 18:9 aspect ratio.
P Sanjeev, Vice-President, Sales, Huawei Consumer Business Group said:Face Unlock Intelligent feature is usually available in flagship level smartphones, however, Honor in its endeavor to deliver unmatched smartphone innovation to the Indian consumers has introduced this feature in the [...]
Dual cameras are one of the features, that the majority of consumers will consider when buying a smartphone. The trend of two cameras started with the Apple iPhone 7 Plus in 2016. Similarly, flagship Android smartphones adopted the feature, which later started trickling down to budget smartphones as well. In fact, a dual-camera setup has become staple for most budget smartphones today.
So, if you have a budget of around Rs. 15000 and need a smartphone with a dual-camera setup, what do you pick? Let’s have a read!Xiaomi Mi A1 5.5 inch IPS LCD 1920 x 1080 px display Snapdragon 625 4GB/64GB 12MP wide-angle + 12MP telephoto 4K video recording
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Xiaomi Redmi 5 is expected to launch in India on the 14th of March. Considering the price of the Redmi Note 5, the Redmi 5 is expected to be cheaper in India. In fact, the 2GB RAM version is expected to retail for Rs 6,999 and the 3GB RAM version for Rs 8,999. For this price tag, the smartphone offers some of the best-in-class design and specifications. The Redmi 5 has a 5.7 inch 1440 x 720 px IPS LCD display with 18:9 aspect ratio, powered by Snapdragon 450 chipset. Even the 12 MP primary camera is exactly similar to the one used on the Note 5 and the Note 5 Pro.
The Honor 9 Lite takes a different route. In fact, this is the only smartphone to feature premium glass [...]
Honor is all set to launch the Honor 7C in China on the 12th of March. The Honor 7C has been thoroughly leaked in the last few days. In fact, it has specifications similar to the Honor 9 Lite. However, unlike the Honor 9 Lite, the smartphone features an aluminium metal unibody design with plastic antenna bands.Leaked Specifications
The Honor 7C has a FullView 5.99-inch 1440 x 720p IPS LCD display, with 2.5D curved tempered glass protection. Under the hood, the smartphone is powered by HiSilicon Kirin 659 Octa-core chipset with 3/4GB RAM and 32GB storage. Similar to a lot of Honor devices, the fingerprint sensor will be placed on the back. However, the bottom chin can easily [...]
Honor is testing the beta version of the Android 8 Oreo build on the Honor 7X. In fact, the update is already available in Italy, Spain, France and Germany. Once the beta testing completes, the update will be made available globally.What’s new?
The Android 8 Oreo update comes with custom EMUI 8 skin. With the latest update, the UI has been refined with. Similarly, the smartphone also gets the AI capabilities in the camera department. According to reports, the final version of the update will be available by mid-2018.Specifications of Honor 7x
The Honor 7X has a 5.9 inch LTPS IPS LCD display with a 2160 x 1080 px display which translates into an 18:9 aspect [...]
Huawei is likely to launch a new entry-level smartphone named Huawei Enjoy 8, which is currently listed on TENAA. The specifications of the smartphone almost match with the recently listed Honor 7C. In fact, the differences between the Honor 7C and the Huawei Enjoy 8 are very negligible. The Huawei Enjoy 8 will be the successor of the Huawei Enjoy 7, which was launched in China. Interestingly, the company did launch a special KFC edition of the Huawei Enjoy 7 in the US.
The device is listed in two parts, one with the model number LND-TL10 which comes with 32GB storage and the other model listed under the model number LND-AL20, which comes with 64GB storage.
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Huawei sub-brand Honor launched the Honor 9 Lite in India in January. Priced at Rs 10999 for the base variant, the Honor 9 Lite is one of the few devices in the price category to offer an 18:9 aspect ratio. In fact, the Honor 9 Lite has an all-glass design with a metal frame and offers a dual-camera setup on the back as well as on the front. No other smartphones in this price offer these features.
However, Honor has no plans of stopping there. The company has announced that by 5th of March, all Honor 9 Lite devices will receive the infamous Face Unlock feature via HOTA (Huawei Over The Air) update.
Sanjeev, Vice President, Sales, Huawei Consumer Business Group [...]
Xiaomi recently launched the Redmi Note 5 Pro in India at a starting price of Rs. 13999. Keeping up with the industry trends, the Redmi Note 5 Pro has an 18:9 aspect ratio and a dual-camera on the back. Unlike a lot of other smartphones with a dual camera setup, the Redmi Note 5 Pro has two RGB sensors.
At this price tag, the Note 5 Pro directly competes with the likes of the Honor 7X and Xiaomi’s own Mi A1. The Honor 7X and Mi A1 also have the best cameras in this price segment. Despite the 18:9 aspect ratio, the Redmi Note 5 Pro has thicker bezels than the Honor 7X which are even more prominent in the Gold [...]
Update: It has been confirmed that the smartphone in question is indeed a rebranded version of the Honor 7x, which is officially called as Huawei Mate SE. The smartphone will retail in the US for US$ 249.99 and will be available in Grey and Gold Colour.
Huawei Mate SE (BND-L34) for the US. A rebranded Honor 7X with identical specs. 249.99 USD. Grey and Gold.
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It has been confirmed that Huawei will be attending MWC 2018. It is rumoured to announce the [...]
Xiaomi has launched the Redmi Note 5 in India at a starting price of Rs. 9,999 with a new design but, the same chipset. At this price, the Redmi Note 5 competes directly with the recently launched Honor 9 Lite. Both the smartphones have an 18:9 aspect ratio and very capable respective chipsets.
The Xiaomi Redmi Note 5 is basically the Redmi 5 Plus which was launched in December in China. The design is much more modern than the previous generation and it comes in four different colour variants. The Honor 9 Lite has much thinner bezels but, also a smaller screen size. The Honor 9 Lite has an all-glass build which gives it a much more [...]
Launched at a price of Rs. 10999, the Honor 9 Lite is hands down one of the best smartphones you can buy at this price. It is also the only smartphone in this price range to have four cameras, two on the front and two on the back. While we review plenty of smartphones at iGyaan, we decided to put the Honor 9 Lite through its paces. We really wanted to see how good the cameras are on this phone!
So, we decided to let a professional photographer review the camera performance of the device. And here are the results.Honor 9 Lite Overview It has a 5.65-inch IPS LCD display with a 2160 x 1080 px resolution which translates [...]