Honor 8X Review

Huawei’s Honor brand launched the  Honor 8X, a mid-range smartphone and the successor of the Honor 7X in India last month. It has a similar notch design as the P20 Lite, but this has minimal bezels. It has a 16-megapixel front camera, is powered Kirin 710 Octa-Core 12nm SoC with support for GPU Turbo feature and AI features. On-paper specifications look good for the price of Rs. 14,999, but how good is the phone? Let us dive into the review to find out. Continue reading “Honor 8X Review”

Honor 10 Lite with AI dual rear cameras, gradient finish to be announced on November 21 [Update: 6.21-inch FHD+ display, Android Pie]

Update – November 15: The phone has been certified by TENAA in China that confirms the complete specifications of the phone. Vmall listing also shows the phone in Blue and Pink colors.

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Over 1 million Honor smartphones sold during the Diwali festive sale

Huawei’s Honor brand has announced that it has sold over 1 million or 10 lakh smartphones during the Diwali festive season sale on Flipkart, Amazon and Honor store. The Honor smartphones such as the Honor 9N, Honor 9 Lite, Honor 7S, Honor 9i, Honor 10 and Honor 7A were sold on special prices and offers. Continue reading “Over 1 million Honor smartphones sold during the Diwali festive sale”

Honor WaterPlay Water-resistant tablet with 8-inch display, dual rear cameras, 4G LTE, 5100mAh battery announced

A year after the introduction of the Honor WaterPlay, its first water-resistant tablet with IP67 ratings, the company has launched a 8-inch version of the tablet. It has a 8-inch WUXGA screen, is powered by Kirin 659 SoC and runs on Android 8.0 (Nougat) with EMUI 8.0 on top. It has stereo speakers with Huawei Histen 5.0 3D audio technology and a fingerprint sensor embedded into the home button.

 

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Honor Watch Magic with 1.2-inch AMOLED display, Swimproof design, Heart rate monitor, GPS announced

Huawei’s Honor Brand, along with the Honor Magic 2 also introduced the Honor Watch Magic smartwatch, which is similar to Huawei Watch GT that was introduced recently, but with a slightly smaller display. It sports a 1.2-inch (390 x 390 pixels) AMOLED color display with 326 PPI pixel density and incorporates a dual-crown design with 9.8mm stainless steel case. It has a heart rate sensor on the back. Continue reading “Honor Watch Magic with 1.2-inch AMOLED display, Swimproof design, Heart rate monitor, GPS announced”

Honor Magic 2 with 6.39-inch FHD+ AMOLED display, slider design, Kirin 980, 8GB RAM, triple rear cameras announced

Huawei’s Honor brand just announced that Honor Magic 2, the company’s latest high-end smartphone as it had promised. It has a 6.39-inch FHD+ screen and a anti-dust slider design. It is powered by Kirin 980 7nm SoC with Dual NPU and run Android 9.0 (Pie) with EMUI 9.0 on top as well as YOYO assistant. It has a 16-megapixel rear camera, 24-megapixel monochrome secondary sensor and a 16-megapixel ultra-wide-angle lens. It has in-display fingerpint sensor with a large 32.48mm coverage area, 3D Face Unlock as well as 3D Qmoji. Continue reading “Honor Magic 2 with 6.39-inch FHD+ AMOLED display, slider design, Kirin 980, 8GB RAM, triple rear cameras announced”

Honor View 10 EMUI 9.0 Android 9.0 Pie beta update starts rolling out in India

Huawei introduced EMUI 9.0 based on Android 9.0 (Pie) at the IFA 2018 last month. Earlier this month the company said that EMUI 9.0 will bring local language support, local calendar, deeper integration of Paytm, and more for India users. It also said that EMUI 9.0 will rolling out in beta for Huawei Mate 10, Mate 10 Pro, P20, P20 Pro, Honor 10, Honor View 10, and Honor Play soon. Continue reading “Honor View 10 EMUI 9.0 Android 9.0 Pie beta update starts rolling out in India”

Honor Play in Ultraviolet: A Stand Out Affordable Flagship for This Festive Season

The recently launched Honor Play won a whole lot of accolades for being one of the most well-rounded devices in its price band. A few months later, the phone continues to rank high on our recommendations list and for good reason too. A good-looking screen, top of the line processor, enhancements that make a genuine improvement in day to day usability, what’s not to like? It appears though that Honor isn’t one to rest on its laurels. The launch of the Ultraviolet Honor Play is perfectly timed for the upcoming festive season where we feel it is going to make quite an appearance. Continue reading “Honor Play in Ultraviolet: A Stand Out Affordable Flagship for This Festive Season”

Honor Magic 2 with 6.39-inch bezel-less AMOLED display, Kirin 980, 8GB RAM, triple rear cameras gets certified

After teasing the company’s flagship Honor Magic 2 smartphone at the Honor Play global launch in August, the company earlier this month confirmed that the phone will be launched in China on October 31st. It already confirmed  slide-out design, which it calls Magic Slide full screen with high screen-to-body ratio, now the phone has been certified by TENAA in China that reveals the complete specifications of the phone.

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Honor 8X with 6.5-inch FHD+ display, Kirin 710, up to 6GB RAM, AI dual rear cameras launched in India starting at Rs. 14999

Huawei’s Honor brand just launched the Honor 8X, successor of the Honor 7X in India, as it had promised.  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, face unlock and AI beautify. Continue reading “Honor 8X with 6.5-inch FHD+ display, Kirin 710, up to 6GB RAM, AI dual rear cameras launched in India starting at Rs. 14999”

Honor 8C with 6.26-inch 19:9 display, Snapdragon 632, dual rear cameras, Dual 4G VoLTE, 4000mAh battery announced

Huawei’s Honor brand just announced the Honor 8C, the company’s latest budget smartphone and the successor of the Honor 7C in China, as it had promised. It has a 6.26-inch HD+ 19:9 aspect ratio display with a notch, is the first smartphone to be powered by the latest Snapdragon 632 SoC, has up to 4GB of RAM, comes with a 13-megapixel rear camera with LED flash along with a secondary 2-megapixel camera for capturing depth information in portrait shots and AI scene recognition. It comes with an 8-megapixel camera on the front with AI beautify features. Continue reading “Honor 8C with 6.26-inch 19:9 display, Snapdragon 632, dual rear cameras, Dual 4G VoLTE, 4000mAh battery announced”

Honor Magic 2 with bezel-less display, slide-out design, Kirin 980, 40W super fast charge to be announced on October 31

After teasing the company’s flagship Honor Magic 2 smartphone at the Honor Play global launch in August, the company today confirmed that the phone will be launched in China on October 31st. It already confirmed  slide-out design, which it calls Magic Slide full screen with high screen-to-body ratio.

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Honor 8X with 6.5-inch FHD+ display, Kirin 710, AI dual rear cameras launching in India on October 16

Huawei’s Honor brand introduced the Honor 8X, successor of the Honor 7X in China last month. The company has started global roll out of the phone from Dubai and Spain yesterday. It has also confirmed that it will launch in India on October 16th at an event in Delhi, after launching in Malaysia, Russia and Czech Republic next week.

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Honor Play Ultra Violet color variant launched in India

Huawei’s Honor brand launched the Honor Play smartphone in India in Midnight Black and Navy Blue colors. Today the company has launched new Ultra Violet color variant in the country. Apart from the color, this has similar specifications, including a 6.3-inch Full HD+ 19:5:9 display with 89% screen-to-body ratio, Kirin 970 10nm processor, NPU as well as GPU Turbo graphics processing acceleration technology, 16-megapixel rear camera AI scene recognition and a 2-megapixel secondary rear camera.

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Honor 8C with 6.26-inch 19:9 display, dual rear cameras to be announced on October 11

Huawei’s Honor brand is all set to announce the Honor 8C, a new budget smartphone in the Honor 8 series on October 11th in China. The successor of Honor 7C that was introduced earlier this year now has a notch and a larger 6.26-inch screen. It is said to be powered by Snapdragon 636 SoC with 4GB of RAM. On the back there are 13-megapixel + 2-megapixel dual rear cameras and there is an 8-megapixel camera on the front, same as the predecessor.

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