Today, Honor has finally launched the Honor 8X smartphone in India. Last month, Honor 8X and Honor 8X Max were launched in China. The new Honor 8X comes with a 6.5-inch display, dual rear-facing cameras, Kirin 710 powerful chipset, and much more. The device has a sleek and slim design with glass finish back. It also has GPU Turbo technology that boosts efficiency in graphics, process images with full FPS stability, and reduces power consumption!
The starting price of Honor 8X is Rs 14,999 in India. It will be available on Amazon exclusively. The handset will be available in three different colors – Black, Red, and Blue.
Honor 8X Specifications & Features
- Display: 6.5-inch 2340p x 1080p LTPS display with 16,700,000 colors, 397 PPI , 19.5:9 widescreen
- Operating system: Android Oreo
- CPU: Kirin 710, Octa-Core (4 x Cortex-A73 2.2 GHz + 4 x Cortex-A53 1.7 GHz)
- RAM: 4GB or 6GB
- ROM: 64GB or 128GB
- Rear Cameras: 20MP + 2MP
- Front Camera: 16MP
- Battery: 3750mAh
- Fingerprint Sensor: Yes
- Face Unlock: Yes
- Sensors: Gravity sensor, Proximity sensor, Ambient light sensor, Gyroscope, Fingerprint sensor, Digital compass
- Dimensions: 160.4mm x 76.6mm x 7.8mm
- Weight: 175g
The Honor 8X features a 6.5-inch Full HD+ (1080×2340 pixels) display with a 19.5:9 aspect ratio and pixel density of 397ppi. The display has a screen-to-body ratio of 91%! With its slim and sleek design, the phone looks premium.
The device is powered by the Kirin 710 chipset with a 12nm Cortex-A73 generation-based SoC and a Mali G51 GPU. There’s GPU Turbo technology for better graphics processing and reduction in power consumption. The phone comes with 4GB/6GB of RAM and 64GB/128GB of internal storage. The storage is expandable up to 400GB via microSD card.
Honor 8X features 20MP + 2MP dual rear cameras with f/1.8 aperture lens, Portrait Mode, AI features, PDAF, and LED flash. On the front, it has a 16MP front camera with f/2.0 aperture. It supports 1080P full HD video recording.
The handset runs on the Android Oreo operating system which is based on EMUI 8.2.0. It packs a 3,750mAh battery. For network & connectivity, it has 4G VoLTE, dual-band Wi-Fi 802.11ac (2.4GHz and 5GHz), Bluetooth, GPS/ A-GPS, GLONASS, a Micro USB port, and a 3.5mm headphone jack.
Honor 8X Price in India
- Honor 8X (4GB RAM + 64GB ROM) = Rs 14,999
- Honor 8X (6GB RAM + 64GB ROM) = Rs 16,999
- Honor 8X (6GB RAM + 128GB ROM) = Rs 18,999
The Honor 8X is priced at Rs 14,999 for the variant with 4GB RAM and 64GB storage. The model with 6GB RAM and 64GB ROM costs Rs 16,999. And the version with 6GB RAM and 128GB internal storage is priced at Rs 18,999. It will be available on Amazon from 24th October 2018.
In this price range, the Honor 8X will compete with Xiaomi Redmi Note 5 Pro, Nokia 6.1 Plus, Xiaomi Poco F1, Motorola One Power, etc. If your budget is around Rs 15,000 – Rs 20,000 then the new Honor 8X will be a perfect choice.