Honor 8X is the latest addition to the Honor family of smartphones in India. The device, which comes with a massive 6.5-inch display, was launched in China last month. It comes with a dual camera setup and a premium glass-finish back. As with many of the new Android phones out there today, the Honor 8X sports a display notch.
Honor 8X Features and Specifications
The Honor 8X sports a 6.5-inch full-HD+ (1080×2340 pixels) display with an aspect ratio of 19.5:9 and a pixel density of 397ppi. The phone has a notch on the front with thin bezels on all sides. It features a premium glass-finish back with a double textured design and 15 layers of aurora glass. On this back sits a dual camera setup with the lenses stacked vertically.
This beautiful device runs EMUI 8.2.0 on top of Android Oreo, and is powered by an octa-core HiSilicon Kirin 710 chipset paired with a Mali G51 GPU. It comes in two RAM variants – 4GB and 6GB variants. It also comes with internal storage options of 64GB and 128GB expandable up to 400GB via microSD card. The dual-SIM phone comes with a triple-slot tray for dual standby and microSD card to work simultaneously.
The dual camera setup on the rear of the Honor 8X includes a 20MP primary sensor and a 2MP secondary sensor. On the front is a 16MP camera with f/2.0 aperture and fixed focus for selfie lovers.
Connectivity options on the Honor 8X include 4G VoLTE, dual-band Wi-Fi 802.11ac (2.4GHz and 5GHz), Bluetooth v4.2 LE with aptX support, GPS/A-GPS, GLONASS, and BeiDou. The device has a micro-USB port and a 3.5mm headphone jack. Sensors on board include a proximity sensor, an ambient light sensor, a compass, a gyroscope, a gravity sensor, and a fingerprint sensor. The fingerprint sensor is rear-mounted. It also supports Face Unlock. The device is said to feature TUV Rheinland-certified blue light protection. It is said to come with features such as Portrait mode, HDR, Super Night Scene, and AR stickers.
The Honor 8X is powered by a non-removable 3,750mAh battery with support for 5V/2A (10W) charging. It has power-saving features.
Honor 8X Price
The price of the Honor 8X varies for the available memory options. In India, the 4GB RAM/64GB internal storage option goes for Rs 14,999 (about 74,000 Naira). The 6GB RAM/64GB internal storage variant goes for Rs 16,999 (about 84,000 Naira). Finally, the 6GB RAM + 128GB internal storage variant goes for Rs 18,999 (about 94,000 Naira). The device will be available in Black, Red, and Blue color variants.
These prices may be different from this when the phone eventually gets to Nigeria.