Honor 8X with 6.5-inch Display and Dual Rear Camera Module Launched in India

Honor 8X with 6.5-inch Display and Dual Rear Camera Module Launched in India

Honor 8X with 6.5-inch Display and Dual Rear Camera Module Launched in India

by October 16, 2018

Honor 8X India LaunchHuawei’s sub-brand Honor has expanded its budget phone offering in Indian market with the launch of new phone named Honor 8X. The dual SIM phone was launched in company’s hometown China last month and sports a premium glass sandwiched design. The highlight of the phone is its GPU Turbo Technology that reduces the battery consumption by up to 30 percent and improves performance by up to 60 percent as claimed by the company. The technology also helps to enhance the gaming experience.

Honor 8X Price and Availability Details in India

The Honor 8X price in India starts at Rs. 14,999 for the 4GB RAM + 64GB onboard storage. The mid variant i.e. 6GB RAM + 64GB storage is priced at Rs. 16,999 and the top variant i.e. 6GB RAM + 128GB storage is priced at Rs. 18,999. The phone will be sold online exclusively via eCommerce giant Amazon.in starting October 24. The three colour options available for the buyers are Black, Red, and Blue.

Honor 8X Software and Hardware Configurations:

The Honor 8X runs Android Oreo-based EMUI 8.2 out of the box and is backed by a 3,750mAh non-removable battery with support for 5V/2A (10W) charging and a power saving battery feature.

In terms of design, the phone features 6.5-inch full-HD+ display panel screen resolution of 1080×2340 pixels, pixel density of 397ppi and aspect ratio of 19.5:9 resulting into screen-to-body ratio at 91 percent. The display comes with iPhone X like wide notch at the top which houses the front camera and the other sensors. Under the hood, the device is powered by company’s in-house octa-core HiSilicon Kirin 710 SoC along with Mali G51 GPU and 4GB or 6GB of RAM. There are two options in terms of inbuilt storage- 64GB and 128GB. The storage can be increased further up to 400GB using a microSD card slot.

For the camera buffs, the Honor 8X sports a dual camera set up on the rear comprising of a 20-megapixel primary sensor + a 2-megapixel secondary sensor with f/1.8 aperture and PDAF. While the front hosts a 16-megapixel camera with f/2.0 aperture and fixed focus for selfies and video calls. The front camera also doubles up as Face Unlock. The camera comes with AI integration which allows for Night Shooting mode, Multi-Scene Recognition, Portrait mode, and AI Beauty Effect.

Key Specifications of Honor 8X:

  • 6.5-inch full-HD+ display
  • 397ppi
  • 91 percent screen-to-body ratio
  • Octa-core HiSilicon Kirin 710 SoC
  • Mali G51 GPU
  • 4GB or 6GB of RAM
  • 64Gb and 128GB of onboard storage (400GB expandable)
  • 20MP + 2MP dual rear camera
  • 16MP selfie camera
  • 3,750mAh non-removable battery

For connectivity purpose, the Honor 8X comes equipped with 4G VoLTE, dual-band Wi-Fi 802.11ac (2.4GHz and 5GHz), Bluetooth v4.2 LE with aptX support, GPS/ A-GPS, GLONASS, BeiDou, a Micro-USB port, and a 3.5mm headphone jack. In terms of dimensions, the phone measures 160.4×76.6×7.8 mm. For security purpose, there’s a rear mounted fingerprint scanner.