Honor 8X with 6.5-inch FHD+ display, Kirin 710, 6GB RAM, AI dual rear cameras announced


Huawei’s Honor brand just announced the Honor 8X, the company’s latest mid-range smartphone in China. It has a 6.5-inch Full HD+ display with a 4.25mm narrow chin and 91% screen-to-body ratio, is powered by Kirin 710 SoC with 6GB of RAM, has a 20-megapixel rear camera with LED flash, AI scene recognition that can identify up to 500 scenes, and a 2-megapixel secondary camera to capture depth information in portrait shots. It has a 16-megapixel front camera with 4-in-1 pixel binning technology and AI beautify.

It also has 4D gaming experience with real-time recognition of the game scene that vibrates the phone to intelligent match up to 30 different senses promising more realistic game scene experience. It has a fingerprint sensor on the back, comes with dedicated dual SIM and microSD card slots and packs a 3750mAh battery with support for fast charging.

Honor 8X specifications

  • 6.5-inch (2340 × 1080 pixels) Full HD+ 19:5:9 2.5D curved glass display
  • Octa-Core Kirin 710 12nm (4 x 2.2GHz Cortex-A73 +4 x 1.7GHz Cortex-A53) with ARM Mali-G51 MP4 GPU
  • 4GB RAM with 64GB storage, 6GB RAM with 64GB / 128GB internal storage, expandable memory up to 400GB with microSD
  • Android 8.1 (Oreo) with EMUI 8.2
  • Dual SIM (nano + nano + microSD)
  • 20MP rear camera with LED flash, f/1.8 aperture, 2MP secondary camera, 480 fps slow-mo recording
  • 16MP front-facing camera with f/2.0 aperture
  • Fingerprint sensor
  • Dimensions: 160.4×76.6×7.8mm; Weight: 175g
  • Dual 4G VoLTE, Wi-Fi 802.11 ac (2.4GHz / 5GHz), Bluetooth 5, GPS + GLONASS
  • 3750mAh (typical) / 3650mAh (minimum) battery with fast charging

The Honor 8X comes in Black, Blue, Red and Purple colors, is priced at 1399 yuan (US$ 204 / Rs. 14,695 approx.) for the 4GB RAM with 64GB storage version, 6GB RAM with 64GB storage version costs 1599 yuan (US$ 234 / Rs. 16,795 approx.) and the top-end 6GB RAM with 128GB storage version costs 1899 yuan (US$ 278 / Rs. 19,950 approx.). It is available for order and goes on sale from September 11th.

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