Honor 7X available these days for pre-order

If the $999 iPhone X is a touch too expensive for your tastes, there’s a fresh smartphone you should placed on your radar.

Chinese smarphone-maker Huawei’s sub-brand, Honor, recently announced a fresh smartphone named the Honor 7X that succeeds the Honor 6X, a favorite budget smartphone which launched last year.

The Honor 7X is unlocked, therefore you won’t need to buy it with a wireless carrier contract, and will work on AT&T and T-Mobile in the U.S. Unlocked phones are also ideal for travelling, since you can buy a SIM cards at your vacation spot and pop it in for service.

The Honor 7X features a huge 5.9-inch display with a 1080p resolution, 32GB of expandable storage, support for portrait mode photography (similar to what you can get on Apple’s high-end iPhones) and a metallic body. You don’t get support for things some people want, like tap-and-go mobile payments, virtual reality, as well as the latest USB-C charging, however.

The Honor 6X was a favorite phone last year and received reviews that are positive where it had been sold. The Honor 7X is designed for pre-order now and ships on December 15.

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