Huawei recently announced that Honor 7X will receive the Face Unlock feature in the beginning of Q1 2018. Now, it seems that the company has rolled out a new software update for the Honor 7X that brings the much-awaited Face Unlock feature along with some other functions.
According to a report, the latest update carries a build number B192 and it is currently rolling out to the Chinese units only. There is no information about when the update will hit the Indian market. Coming to the update, users can now enjoy Face Unlock feature on their Honor 7X units. One need to go to Settings > Security and privacy > Face Unlock and follow the instructions to set up the feature.
Further, the update also brings smart lock screen notifications feature, which basically hides the content of notifications on the lock screen. Honor 7X also get new AR Lens feature that will allow users to add effects to selfie and one can also change the backgrounds. The update also brings the latest January 2018 security patch.
To recap the specs of Honor 7X, the device boasts a metal unibody and a 5.93-inch full HD+ (2160 x 1080 pixels) display with 18:9 aspect ratio. It is powered by a Huawei’s HiSilicon Kirin 659 2.36GHz octa-core processor, along with Mali T830-MP2 and can hold up to a 256 GB micro SD card in its expandable storage slot. The Honor 7X is backed by a 4GB of RAM and it comes in 32GB Band64GB of internal storage options. The smartphone runs on Android 7.1 Nougat operating system and has the Huawei Emotion UI 5.1 (EMUI) user interface. A 3340 mAh non-removable battery is inside the phone with fast charging technology which claims to offer up to 21 hours of talk time.
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The smartphone has a dual rear camera setup which includes a 16-megapixel primary sensor with LED Flash, PDAF and a secondary 2-megapixel sensor. In its front lies an 8-megapixel camera for selfies and video calls. Besides, an LED flash and a fingerprint scanner are also on its back panel just below the camera setup. Besides, the smartphone offers Hybrid Dual SIM, 4G with VoLTE, WiFi (802.11 b/g/n), Bluetooth 4.1 and GPS. The handset measures 156.5 x 75.3 x 7.6 mm and weighs around 165 grams.