Honor 7X launches in the United States for $199, pre-orders start today

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On the software front, the device runs Huawei's EMUI 5.1 (based on Android Nougat), and the company claims that the 7X will soon get the Oreo-based EMUI 8. The View 10 is also the first Honor-branded phone to use Huawei SuperCharge (rebranded to Honor SuperCharge, naturally) - the same 5V/4.5A charging implementation that we've been impressed by in premium Huawei phones for the past year. As we have already made few articles about this topic, now we know the most important thing, that is the pricing. The Xiaomi Mi A1 is also a worthy competitor.

Honor 7X comes with price tag of Rs. 12999 for 32GB storage variant and Rs. 15999 for the 64GB variant.

For the uninitiated, the View10 ships with a 5.99-inch, 18:9 display with a resolution of 2,160 x 1,080 pixels.

Needless to say, given the same core specs we saw on the Mate 10 Pro, the Honor View 10's performance was flawless in the brief time we spent with the device. The smartphone is powered by the 2.36Ghz Kirin 659 octa-core processor coupled with 4GB of RAM and a Mali-T830 MP2 GPU.

Optics wise, the Honor 7X features dual rear camera setup.

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Unlike the Huawei Mate 10 and the Mate 10 Pro, which have glass backs, the Honor View 10 has a metal unibody. The Honor 7X could be the phone to do that.

The Honor 7X gets a horizontal camera layout. The Honor 7X is shaping up to be a great smartphone, especially for those that don't want to spend a ton of cash.

The dual camera on the Honor V10 pairs a 16MP sensor with a 20MP one. It will be available in 128GB storage, 6 GB RAM variant and a 64 GB storage 4/6 GB RAM variant. The dual camera setup enables the now standard loadout of depth effects in photos (simulated up to f/0.95), and the dual ISP of the Kinrin 970 CPU allows the phone to capture impressive detail and dynamic range. It significantly enhances the security of "face unlock" and the vitality of face reconstruction, enables new virtual reality and augmented reality applications such as facial animation and small object reconstruction.

The presentation also showcased impressive low-light shots taken in full auto mode, not manual mode, and this is where the Honor View 10 could pull ahead of many other phones in its price category.

The Honor 7X is backed by a 3340mAh battery with no fast charge support. Granted, EMUI 8.0 is a lot better than previous iterations, but the changes it makes to stock Android don't always make a lot of sense. The phone also can be charged up to 50 percent in 30 minutes.