Honor 7X Users to Get Face Unlock Feature via OTA Update

Honor 7X Users to Get Face Unlock Feature via OTA Update

Honor 7X Users to Get Face Unlock Feature via OTA Update

by March 13, 2018

Huawei‘s sub-brand Honor announced the official rollout of “Face Unlock” feature for its smartphone Honor 7X. The feature will be rolled out via an HOTA (Huawei’s Over the air update) update and will be completed by mid-March 2018. Earlier, the Chinese company had rolled out the Face Unlock update for its Honor View 10 and the Honor 9 Lite smartphones which makes Honor 7X the third in company’s portfolio to receive the feature update.

While announcing the roll-out, P Sanjeev, Vice-President- Sales of Huawei Consumer Business Group, said, “Honor in line with its commitment to introduce meaningful innovation, has constantly introduced smart consumer centric products and features. Honor 7X is already an unbeatable smartphone and with Face Unlock feature, it will emerge as one of the best budget smartphones in the Indian market. 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 coveted Honor 7X.”

Our View

The Honor 7X is one of the best smartphones in its price range with a good value for money. The roll-out of ‘Face Unlock’ feature simply adds to the value making it worth an option to consider if you are planning to buy a phone with a budget between Rs. 12,000-Rs. 15,000.

Recap of Honor 7X Features:

Honor 7X was launched in India in December’2017 with a price tag of Rs. 12,999 for the 32GB variant and Rs. 15,999 for the 64GB variant. The device sports 5.93-inch fullHD+ IPS display with 1080×2160 pixels resolution and 18:9 aspect ratio. It is powered by HiSilicon Kirin 659 octa-core SoC with four Cortex-A53 cores clocked at 2.36GHz and 4 Cortex-A53 cores clocked at 1.7GHz, paired with 4GB RAM. It runs on EMUI 5.1 based on Android 7.0 Nougat. The rear of the handset hosts a dual (16MP + 2MP) camera setup supported by a phase detection autofocus and LED flash. There’s also an 8MP selfie shooter at the front. In terms of dimensions, the device measures 156.5×75.3×7.6mm and weighs 165 grams.

The Phones comes with three colour options- Blue, Black and Gold.