Honor 8X Launched In India – All You Need To Know

Honor (Huawei sub-brand) has launched a new smartphone in the Indian market. The new Honor 8X handset comes with iPhone X-like display notch, glass-finish back panel, and dual rear cameras. Additional features include Dolby ATMOS surround sound and AI support. Read more to find about Honor 8X Price in India, Specifications, and Features

Honor 8X

Price and Availability

Honor 8X (base model) Rs 14,999

The Honor 8X is priced in India at Rs 14,999 for the 4GB RAM/ 64GB storage variant. While the 6GB RAM/ 64GB storage variant costs Rs 16,999, the 6GB RAM/ 128GB storage model comes with a price tag of Rs 18,999. variant. It will be available exclusively via Amazon India from October 24.

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Honor 8X Specifications

Processor octa-core HiSilicon Kirin 710F
RAM 4GB/ 6GB
Internal Storage 64GB/ 128GB (expandable)
Display 6.5-inch TFT IPS, full-HD+ (1080 x 2340 pixels), 18.7:9 aspect ratio, 397ppi
OS Android 8.1 Oreo
Primary (Rear) Camera Dual (20MP + 2MP) with flash
Front Camera 16MP
Battery 3,750mAh
Dual SIM Yes

The Honor 8X comes with several improvements over its predecessor. It sports a 6.5-inch TFT IPS display with full-HD+ (1080 x 2340 pixels) resolution, 18.7:9 aspect ratio and pixel density of 397ppi. It is powered by an octa-core HiSilicon Kirin 710F processor. The internal storage can be further expanded via a microSD card.

In terms of optics, the new smartphone sports a dual camera setup (with f/1.8 aperture) on the back (20-megapixel primary sensor + 2-megapixel secondary depth sensor). The 16-megapixel front camera comes with a f/2.0 aperture. The artificial intelligence (AI) powered features include features such as AR stickers, Portrait mode, HDR, and Super Night Scene.

In the power department, the handset is backed by a 3,750mAh battery.

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Features

  • iPhone-like notch
  • Dual cameras
  • Fingerprint sensor
  • Android 8.1 Oreo OS
  • EMUI 8.2.0
  • 4G VoLTE
  • Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac
  • Bluetooth v4.2
  • GPS/ A-GPS
  • Micro-USB
  • 3.5mm headphone jack
  • Accelerometer
  • Ambient light sensor
  • Compass
  • Gravity sensor
  • Gyroscope
  • Proximity sensor
  • Dolby ATMOS
  • Stereo speakers
  • Dual-SIM
  • Three color options

The dual-SIM smartphone runs Android 8.1 Oreo operating system with EMUI 8.2.0 on top. Connectivity options include 4G VoLTE, Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac, Bluetooth v4.2, GPS/ A-GPS, Micro-USB, and a 3.5mm headphone jack. The new handset comes with a TUV Rheinland-certified blue light protection. The audio is powered by Dolby ATMOS surround sound and stereo speakers. 

The Honor 8X sports an iPhone-like notch on top. It measures 160.4×76.6×7.8mm and weighs 175 grams. Sensors on the device include an ambient light sensor, compass, gravity sensor, gyroscope, and a proximity sensor. A fingerprint sensor is placed on the back. The new smartphone will be available in Black, Red, and Blue color options.

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Conclusion

The Honor 8X was launched alongside Honor 8X Max in China. The premium handset features a 7.12-inch TFT IPS display with full-HD+ (1080 x 2244 pixels) resolution, 19.5:9 aspect ratio, 72 percent NTSC color gamut, and a pixel density of 350ppi. It comes with a waterdrop display notch on top.

The dual-SIM smartphone runs EMUI 8.2.0, based on Android 8.1 Oreo OS. It is powered by an octa-core Qualcomm Snapdragon 636 processor and 4GB RAM. The dual camera setup combines a 16-megapixel primary sensor (with f/2.0 aperture) and a 2-megapixel secondary sensor (with f/2.4 aperture). The 8-megapixel front camera also comes with a f/2.0 aperture. The Honor 8X Max is backed by a 5,000mAh battery.

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