The Huawei Honor 6, which got unveiled back in June 2014, was released as a Samsung Galaxy S5 and iPhone 5S killer, boasting a powerful Kirin 920 SoC under the hood that promised to outperform the Snapdragon 805. Huawei announced that 2 million Honor 6 units have been sold since the smartphone’s release on the market, but this isn’t the only exciting news revealed by the company.
Earlier today, Huawei held an event China where it has announced a new “Huawei Honor 6 Extreme Edition”, boasting even more processing power and beefier hardware specifications than its standard counterpart. Interested in learning the details? You know the drill.
Huawei Honor 6 Extreme Edition Goes Official
The Huawei Honor 6 Extreme Edition announced earlier today in Beijing promises to be a considerable upgrade over the standard model. It sports a Kirin 928 Octa-core processor clocked at 2.0 GHz per core, as opposed to a Kirin 920 Octa-core CPU running at 1.3 GHz. The 928 also promises LTE-A Cat.6 capabilities, delivering download speeds of up to 300 Mbps where the network allows it. The SoC accommodates a Mali T628MP4 graphics chip.
Furthermore, the Extreme Edition is equipped with 3 GB of RAM, 32 GB of internal storage and features a microSD slot that can read cards of up to 128 GB, as opposed to only 64 GB. The smartphone boasts the same 5-inch 1080p display as its counterpart, as well as a 13 MP primary shooter complemented by a 5 MP front-facing sensor. The package is powered by a 3,100 mAh battery and runs on Android 4.4 KitKat out of the box.
The company also announced that the Huawei Honor 6 Extreme Edition will offer a wide range of accessories, including headphones, a 0.2 mm tempered glass screen protector, 2 NFC tags, a limited edition “Road and force” protective shell as well as a protective sleeve.
We’ll keep you up to speed as soon as we learn more about the smartphone’s availability so stay tuned.
Check out some pics, courtesy of Tech.Sina