Draft:Honor 8x

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Honor 8x
Huawei Honor Logo.svg
First releasedOctober 24, 2018; 10 months ago (2018-10-24)
PredecessorHonor 7x
SuccessorHonor 9x
Form factorSmartphone
Dimensions160.4 mm (6.31 in) H
76.6 mm (3.02 in) W
7.8 mm (0.31 in) D
Mass175 g (6.2 oz)
Operating systemAndroid 8.0 "Nougat" upgradable to Android 9.0 (Pie);EMUI 9.0
System on chipHiSilicon Kirin 710
CPUOcta-core (4x2.2 GHz Cortex-A73 & 4x1.7 GHz Cortex-A53)
GPUMali-G51 MP4
Memory4 or 6 GB RAM
Storage64 or 128 GB
Removable storagemicroSD, up to 400 GB
Battery3750 mAh
Display6.5 in (170 mm) FHD (1080 x 2340 pixels)
Rear cameraDual (20 MP + 2 MP), laser autofocus,autofocus, AI filter, Burst mode, f/2.2 aperture, 1080p video recording at 30 fps or 1080p at 30 or 60 fps, slow-motion video (1080p at 120 fps and 720p at 240 fps), timelapse with stabilization, panorama, facial recognition, digital image stabilization, optical image stabilization 1080p 60FPS video, LED flash
Front camera16 MP, f/2.2 aperture, exposure control, face detection, auto-HDR, auto image stabilization, Retina flash, 1080p HD video recording
ConnectivityHybrid Dual SIM (nano + nano/microSD), LTE Cat.6, Wi-Fi a/b/g/n/ac (2,4/5 GHz), Bluetooth 4.2, GPS,, NFC (JSN-L21 only) , microUSB 2.0

The Honor 8x is a smartphone made by Huawei under their Honor sub-brand. It is a successor of the Huawei Honor 8x within the Huawei Honor series.[1]


Display and Camera[edit]

The Honor 8X sports a 6.5-inch FHD+ display with a screen resolution of 1,080 x 2,340 pixels, the additional dexterity of the crisp 396 PPI pixel density and a modern 19.5:9 aspect ratio together deliver a satisfying visual experience. On the camera department, this phone flashes 20MP + 2MP dual primary cameras with PDAF and dual flash which click sharp, life-like pictures with pleasant color reproductions. The front camera is 16MP and takes detailed selfies.

Storage and Configuration[edit]

Storage-wise the Honor 8X carries a rather average 64GB of internal storage which can be expanded up to 400GB which is definitely welcome. This device is powered by Huawei own HiSilicon Kirin 710 chipset with two quad-core Cortex A53 processors which can achieve up to 2.2GHz of clock speed. With the additional prowess of Mali-T830 MP2 GPU and a 4GB of RAM, this phone delivers a fluid performance, be it apps or games. It also has a rear-mounted fingerprint scanner for added security.

Battery and Connectivity[edit]

Battery-wise the Honor 8X features a hefty 3,750mAh Li-Polymer cell and it power this phone throughout the day with ease. This is a 4G Volte compatible smartphone with dual nano-sim slots, the second slot being hybrid. Given that, all networks should work without issue on this phone. Additional networking features include WIFI and Bluetooth, location support is A-GPS and Glonass assisted. On the ports department, it features a standard micro USB charging port and a 3.5 mm audio jack for your wired headphones. The phone comes with 64 or 128 gigabytes of storage and 4 or 6 GB of RAM, depending on region. It has a 6.5-inch (17 cm) display with a pixel resolution of 1920x1080 and pixel density of 397 ppi.[2][3] The Honor 8x has an 16 MP front-facing camera and its dual rear camera setup consists of a 12 MP RGB lens and a 20-megapixel monochrome lens.[1][2][3] It can record video in 1080p and has electronic image stabilization for 1080p video.[3] Other features include dual-SIM support, a microUSB port, and a Fingerprint (rear-mounted).


The Honor 8x launched with Android (Oreo) (version 8.1) and Huawei's EMUI 8.0. Upgrade to Android 9.0 (Pie); EMUI 9.0


  1. ^ a b Summers, Nick (27 June 2018). "The Honor 8x is a cheaper, smaller flagship". Engadget. Oath Inc. Retrieved 24 October 2018.
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