Xiaomi Mi 6X is introduced; mid-ranger features AI cameras, SD-660

Earlier this month, we told you that Xiaomi was holding an event on April 25th to unveil the Xiaomi Mi 6X. Today is the 25th of the month, and sure enough the Mi 6X is now reality. The same handset will most likely be marketed in many markets as the Mi A2, an Android One model that follows last year’s Mi A1 Android One model. The latter was based on the Xiaomi Mi 5X.

Browsing through the specs of the Mi 6X, we happily note that instead of the rumored Snapdragon 626 chipset mobile platform, the phone carries the Snapdragon 660 SoC. The latter features an octa-core CPU and the Adreno 512 …


Xiaomi Mi 6X specs revealed: 6-inch display, dual cameras

The specs of Xiaomi’s upcoming Mi 6X have been revealed in their entirety. The upcoming smartphone only recently obtained its TENAA certification, revealing a number of details and its design in the process. Now, with the Xiaomi Mi 6X’s reveal date set for April 25, the remaining specifications have appeared courtesy of XDA Developers.

As previously leaked, the new information confirms the inclusion of a large, 6-inch LCD display complete with the popular 18:9 aspect ratio and a 2160×1080 (FHD+) resolution. Furthermore, in terms of power, the smartphone will ship with Qualcomm’s Snapdragon …

Xiaomi Mi 6X expected to be unveiled on April 25th

Xiaomi has sent out invitations for an event to be held on April 25th at Wuhan University. Why have a new product announcement there? Because it happens to be the alma mater of Xiaomi CEO Lei Jun. And the product that is expected to be unveiled is the Xiaomi Mi 6X. Recently certified by China’s telecommunications regulatory agency, the phone will carry a 5.99-inch display with a resolution of 1080 x 2160 (FHD+). That indicates that it will carry an aspect ratio of 18:9.

Under the hood will be the Snapdragon 626 mobile platform, featuring an octa-core CPU running at a clock speed of 2.2GHz. …

Unlocked 32GB Honor 6x 25% off at Best Buy; sale price is $149.99

Saving 25% on a smartphone is always a good thing. And for now, Best Buy will save you $50 on the unlocked 32GB model of the Honor 6x. That takes the price from $199.99 to $149.99. The Honor 6x features a 5.5-inch LCD screen with a 1080 x 1920 resolution. Under the hood is a Kirin 655 chipset that features an octa-core 2.1GHz CPU, and the Mali-T830 MP2 GPU. 3GB of RAM is inside with 32GB of expandable native storage. For those seeking additional storage, a 128GB microSD slot is available.

A dual-camera setup is found in back with a 12MP and a 2MP sensor. PDAF auto focus is included. In front, …

Deal: Unlocked Honor 6X drops to $150 on Amazon and Best Buy, the lowest price to date

Huawei promised to release an Android 8.0 Oreo update for Honor 6X, but we’re still not sure if that will happen by the end of the year. Well, if you own the smartphone, you can be sure that you’ll be able to upgrade its software at some point in the coming months.

But if you don’t have the Honor 6X and want one, now would be a good time to buy it since Amazon has a very good offer on the mid-range smartphone.

Currently, Honor 6X sells in the United States for around $200 outright, but Amazon has it on sale for just $150, so customers will benefit from a …

Honor 8 Pro and Honor 6X expected to receive Android 8.0 Oreo by the end of 2017

Honor 8 Pro is one of the most recent high-end smartphones launched by the Chinese company, so it’s no surprise it will be updated to a new version of Android. However, it’s great that Honor is thinking to update mid-range smartphones launched with Android 6.0 Marshmallow on board to the latest Oreo operating system.

Honor 6X and Honor 8 Pro will receive the highly-anticipated Android 8.0 Oreo update by the end of the year. The former might get the update in early 2018, but that shouldn’t bother anyone who purchased the smartphone.

Apparently, there was a …

Honor 6X finally gets its Android Nougat update, EMUI 5.0 included

Honor USA just informed us that, starting today, May 2, it’s rolling out an official Android Nougat update to its 6X smartphone. 

If you own a honor 6X, you probably know that the update was initially supposed to be released in March. But, hey, we’ve seen longer delays.

The new update brings Android 7.0 Nougat and EMUI 5.0 to the honor 6X. This means that the handset is getting software enhancements all across the board, from a refined design, to increased security and superior overall performance. Honor aims to upgrade all 6X units (likely around the world) by mid …