Huawei: our golden Honor 6 Plus is more difficult to make than a gold iPhone 6

Huawei: our golden Honor 6 Plus is more difficult to make than a gold iPhone 6
The Honor 6 Plus was released in China last month as Huawei's newest flagship smartphone. Starting today, the handset is available in a gold version - of which Huawei is very proud of. According to the company, the golden Honor 6 Plus is more difficult to manufacture than Apple's gold iPhone 6 and 6 Plus, because it is completely covered in this color - unlike Apple's handsets, which have white front panels. Adding to the difficult process is the simple, yet nice pattern that the Honor 6 Plus has both on the back, and front.

The gold Honor 6 Plus costs around $390 in China. It has LTE connectivity, as well as all the other features of the white and black versions: 5.5-inch display with 1080 x 1920 pixels, octa-core HiSilicon Kirin 925 processor, 3 GB of RAM, 32 GB of internal memory, and a 3600 mAh battery. The Honor 6 Plus runs Android 4.4 KitKat, and comes with an unusual dual-sensor 8 MP rear camera, in addition to a regular 8 MP front-facing camera.

You can see the gold Huawei Honor 6 Plus in detail in the slideshow below. You could also check out our Huawei Honor 6 Plus (white model) hands-on from CES 2015.

We don't know if Huawei is planning to officially launch the Honor 6 Plus outside of China, but we can tell you that Honor-branded smartphones will be released in the US later this year. In case you want to order a Honor 6 Plus from China, you can do it via third-party retailers, for prices starting at $429 (16 GB model, in white or black).


sources: Huawei (translated), IT168

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  • Display 5.5" 1080 x 1920 pixels
  • Camera 8 MP / 8 MP front
  • Processor HiSilicon Kirin, Octa-core, 1800 MHz
  • Storage 32 GB + microSDXC
  • Battery 3600 mAh(13h 3G talk time)

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41 Comments

1. Kruze

Posts: 1285; Member since: Dec 30, 2014

Not bad, but I prefer the black one.

13. itsdeepak4u2000

Posts: 3718; Member since: Nov 03, 2012

Not fond of gold color but this phone looks super sexy. I want this phone in black or white, black is on the priority though.

2. twens

Posts: 1163; Member since: Feb 25, 2012

And ignorant people think Apple is what's making sammy decline in market share. All these manufacturers are Channing out beautiful phones that appeal to different types of people at different price points. The Chinese manufacturers are samsungs real downfall not Apple.

4. Kruze

Posts: 1285; Member since: Dec 30, 2014

People should just stop bashing Chinese manufacturers for no reason, they're getting better and better and rising like dragons.

29. iWin_Droid

Posts: 76; Member since: Jan 22, 2015

Then the dragons went extinct :(

14. androidmachines

Posts: 31; Member since: Jan 10, 2015

Give this man a Bells! Truer words have never been spoken.

35. sonnyt

Posts: 12; Member since: Nov 06, 2012

i feel stupid for correcting, but the word you're looking for is "churning"... can't stand the actor so named.

3. UnlimitedSkye03

Posts: 277; Member since: Apr 27, 2012

well definitely looks better than a gold iPhone

27. saucexD

Posts: 62; Member since: Jan 20, 2015

You're right, because its an iPhone 5s.

39. TheDark_Knight

Posts: 7; Member since: Jul 21, 2014

No. It's an iPhone 5+6s

31. Diezparda

Posts: 941; Member since: Oct 23, 2013

really? i think i'd love iPhone champagne gold better, it looks more luxury but kinda girly at the same time, a bit confusing...

5. NihonDaisuki unregistered

Sina production of ****ing-smartphone What seat anyone would not buy Feeling bad, the virus also wonder has been launched at a higher Miss forces have also entered

8. Duketytz

Posts: 534; Member since: Nov 28, 2013

I sure do hope English isn't your first language.

11. NihonDaisuki unregistered

English I'm I like the first language, is something I is also a problem or I?

16. ianneo

Posts: 42; Member since: Dec 15, 2013

um wut

18. NihonDaisuki unregistered

I'm talking to speak properly and the English to you guys. And because of wrong I toward you absolutely, debris speak with me on the assumption it

34. johntheone

Posts: 24; Member since: Jan 22, 2015

This guy is amazing.

20. shahrooz

Posts: 792; Member since: Sep 17, 2013

please do not summon more demons to this world using that language, we will do everything you tell us master.

21. NihonDaisuki unregistered

I speak English. So Whatever the answer to my comment in silence.

28. Kruze

Posts: 1285; Member since: Dec 30, 2014

You're using Google Translate aren't you? Dats another smart way of trolling ya. :)

6. checkmymike

Posts: 216; Member since: Dec 28, 2011

Wow! That is such a premium-looking phone!

7. corporateJP

Posts: 2458; Member since: Nov 28, 2009

And, at the end of the day, it's still a Huawei. Call me when that get some QC in their production line. To be fair, it's only a matter of time...

9. aaronix

Posts: 17; Member since: Jun 05, 2014

at first sight i thought it was Sony Z3.

10. UglyFrank

Posts: 2191; Member since: Jan 23, 2014

Nobody every cared about how difficult it was to make the phone they were going to buy

12. pwnarena

Posts: 1129; Member since: Feb 15, 2013

haha is that worth bragging? if you create something that is difficult to do, isn't that what you call inefficiency or the lack of proper technology or stupid decision? why create something that is difficult to do and sell it at a price lower than apple's?

15. JMartin22

Posts: 2327; Member since: Apr 30, 2013

Not like low quality imitations of brand names can do much else besides taking manial potshots and bragging incoherently.

33. Phooey506

Posts: 85; Member since: Sep 24, 2014

More attention to design detail, and a lower price than Apple? Yeah, that IS worth bragging about.

41. Simona unregistered

it is bcos they can't afford put such high price like famous apple...

17. QuadFace

Posts: 179; Member since: Aug 19, 2013

Is not all about the hardware looking good, what about the custom skin, features and the rest. Are they like HTC?

19. NihonDaisuki unregistered

Sony rip-off Huawei smartphone , this only reality. Garbage apple made Aipon (explosion) also Sony Z series what was stronger. Believers both to buy quickly admitted to Expedited rear it!

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