Honor has just unveiled the successor to the last year’s Honor 7X in India, the Honor 8X. The latest midrange smartphone from Honor is packed with some significant improvements both internally and externally(looks) over the previous gen, Honor 7X. The Honor 8X comes with AI-powered dual rear cameras, 16MP selfie camera, and up to 6GB of RAM and 128GB of storage.
The Honor 8X sports a 6.95-inch display up front with Full HD+ (2340*1080 pixels) and 2.5D curved glass and also as a 2018 standard smartphone it also features a notch up top and 91% screen-to-body ratio. Under the hood, it is powered by the in-house Kirin 710 Octa-core processor clocked at 2.2GHz and ARM Mali-G51 MP4 GPU. Honor 8X comes in three variants- one with 4GB RAM and 64GB storage, 6GB RAM with 64GB storage, and the top-end with 6GB RAM and 128GB storage with microSD card support up to 256GB. It is running on EMUI 8.2 on top of Android 8.1 Oreo and is packed with 3750mAH battery and micro USB port for charging.
At the rear, the Honor 8X sports a dual 20MP+2MP AI-powered camera setup with LED flash, the AI scene recognition can identify up to 500 scenes, the secondary 2MP sensor is used to capture the depth information in the portrait shots. At the front, it houses a 16MP front-facing camera with f/2.0 aperture for selfies and video calls. The fingerprint scanner is located at the rear of the device. Other features of the device include 4G VoLTE, WiFi 802.11 b/g/n, Bluetooth 5, GPS / GLONASS.
Pricing and Availability
The Honor 8X – 4GB+64GB is priced at INR 14,999, the 6GB+64GB variant will cost INR 16,999 and the top variant with 6GB RAM+128GB storage will be available for INR 18,999. They will be available on Amazon starting from October 24.
Honor 8X Specs
- 6.5-inch (2340*1080 pixels)Full-HD+ display, 19.5:9 aspect ratio
- 2.2GHz Octa-Core Kirin 710 processor, ARM Mali-G51 MP4 GPU
- 4/6 GB RAM
- 64/128 GB internal storage, microSD card support up to 400GB
- 20MP+2MP rear camera with dual-tone LED flash, f/1.8 aperture, slow-mo @ 480fps
- 16MP front-facing camera with soft LED flash
- Android 8.1 Oreo, EMUI 8.2
- 3750mAh battery
- Rear fingerprint sensor
- Dual SIM, 4G VoLTE, WiFi 802.11 b/g/n, Bluetooth 5, GPS
- Thickness: 7.8mm and Weight: 175g
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