Honor the sub brand of Huawei coming up with 5th Honor smartphone device this year, generally the X series will always be a successor for Honor as like Honor 6X introduced the Dual camera setup, Honor 7X a better full view display now they come up with a new Honor 8X smartphone in the X series platform.
The first thing I’ll like to speak about the device is processor, Honor used a new Kirin 710 chipset in this device for the first time in Honor devices, this chipset earlier used in Huawei Nova 3i & Huawei Mate 20 lite smartphones through global. Honor brings up that setup for this new Honor 8X smartphone.
The Kirin 710 is an Octo core processor having 4 core of Cortex- A73 with 2.2 GHz of clock speed & 4 core of Cortex-A53 cores with 1.7 GHz of clock speed, this processor is designed by 12nn technology. This processor has a Mali-G51 MP4 GPU with having a support of Honor GPU turbo for graphic processing acceleration for better gaming experience and also it increases the speed by 130% & reducing the system on chip energy consumption by 30%.
Honor 8X runs in Android Oreo 8.1 based on EMUI 8.2, it has come in three memory variant 4GB/64GB, 6GB/64GB & 6GB/128GB of RAM & ROM memory also, with expandable storage of SD card support up to 400GB. It has a support hybrid SIM slot having dual Nana SIM & dedicated SD card support.
The second thing is the taller display, Honor 8X has built 6.5-inch IPS LCD FHD+ display having notch support, minimum bezel in bottom and bezel less display in the left & right of the devices. It has a 19.5:9 aspect ratio and 91% of screen to body ratio. This display support split screen mode, Eye comfort, Night mode & Sunlight display.
This device is coming in three colour variant Red, Blue & Black colour it has a glass body on the back with reflecting two visual effects as like the previous Honor devices like Honor 10.
The Honor 8X has mounted dual rear camera 20MP with f/1.8 aperture size with 2MP depth sensor and a 16MP selfie shooter mounted in the front. The camera features LED flash, Panorama, HDR and video camera supports 1080P at 30 frames per seconds.
All these features are work with power backup of 3750 mAH battery support, and it supports normal charging 5V/2A 10W, it has a security of finger print sensor mounted on rear and face Unlock features recognise using camera in different lighting conditions also, it has a basic feature like 3.5mm headphone jack support, active noise cancellation with dedicated mic, dual VoLTE, micro USB 2.0, Expandable memory card & NFC support.
Prices & Availability
The Honor 8X comes to sale on Amazon Great Indian Sale on Oct’24, this device as a price of Rs.14,999 for 4GB RAM & 64 GB ROM variant, for 6GB/64GB variant the price would be 16,999 and the price for the last variant 6GB/128GB would be Rs.18000.
But the effective price in Amazon’s Great Indian sale is still unknown, but definitely there would be an offer with bank cards, I’ll update the price once it let me know. If the price is reduced approximately RS.2000 from the MRP then definitely this will be a worthy smartphone.