Huawei, the Chinese brand launched Honor 7X in its mid-range category back in October last year having 5.93-inch edge to edge display with 18:9 aspect ratio that became spotlight in the mid-range line-up due to its premium-like features.
The company has decided to make the Honor 7X more full of fun with the upcoming update enabling face unlock feature which is already present in some premium Android smartphones such as OnePlus 5T.
Honor, the sub brand of Huawei, has confirmed the reports of 7X getting facial recognition and unlocking features, making it the first in its market segment with these features. However, the features will be rolled out in a software update; supposedly Android 8.0 Oreo.
It is learnt that the Oreo update for Honor 7X is currently in beta stage and a stable version is likely to be rolled out as an OTA to all devices very soon. The company’s press release states that:
The update in question will be rolled out in the first quarter. This is the first time such functionality will be available globally at the $199 USD price point.
As far as specs sheet is concerned, the Honor 7X boasts an 18:9 bezelless display that comes with 32/64/128GB of internal storage and 4GB of RAM. On the camera front, we have a dual camera setup at the rear consisting of 16MP and 2MP combo. Whereas, the front camera is limited to an 8MP sensor.