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Face Unlock’ feature coming in Honor 7X


Honor’s signature budget smartphone – the Honor 7X – is giving quite the competition to the Redmi Note 5 and Note 5 Pro smartphones. The phone’s dual camera system on the back and a good camera on the front, combined with a great design has made it an instant favourite amongst the buyers.

Owing to the dual-camera, the phone is also able to take wonderful bokeh photos. Now Huawei, which is Honor’s parent company, has said that it will be bringing in a host of different software upgrades to make use of the front camera system of the Honor 7X.

Facial Recognition

Some updates will be targeting the Face beauty mode and better portrait photos. However, in a major announcement in the last week of February, Honor announced the official rollout of Face Unlock update for its Honor 7X smartphone.

If we look back, the Face Unlock feature was initially rolled out by Honor for the flagship device Honor View 10. Along with that, there have been further improvements to the feature in January. The Honor 9 Lite had also received the feature in the starting of February which makes the Honor 7X the third smartphone in its lineup to receive the feature.

The Face Unlock feature will be available via HOTA (Huawei’s over the air update), and will be completed by mid-March 2018, the company said in a statement. The Face Unlock feature will can be installed via HOTA (Huawei’s over the air update), and it is expected that the feature will be completed latest by mid-March 2018, the company said in a statement.

Huawei 7X Recap

Huawei had stated last month that the Honor 7X was now being manufactured in India. The device is priced at Rs 12,999 for the 32 GB storage variant while the 64 GB variant is priced at Rs 15,999.

The phone has a HiSilicon Kirin 659 octa-core SoC under the hood with four Cortex-A53 cores clocked at 2.36GHz and 4 Cortex-A53 cores clocked at 1.7GHz. Along with this you can also find 4GB of RAM and 32 GB or 64 GB of storage.

In the optics department, the phone has a dual camera setup which has a 16 MP primary sensor and a 2 MP depth sensor, which is complete with PDAF and an LED flash. On the front we have an 8 MP sensor.

The Honor 7X has 4G VoLTE, Wi-Fi 802.11 b/g/n, Bluetooth v4.1, GPS/ A-GPS, a 3.5mm headphone jack, and Micro-USB as its connectivity options. The phone has a 3,300 mAh battery which can power the device for more than 13 hours. The phone also has a standby time of 300 hours.

The Honor 7X is quite a worthy phone. If you’re planning to upgrade, remember to sell your device on Cashify to make it an even better deal!