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Huawei Honor 8X (2018) review

Android OS v8.1 (Oreo)
HiSilicon Kirin 710
Mali-G51 MP4
6 GB / 128 GB
6.5 inches (1080 x 2340 px)
20 + 2 MP, 5120 x 3840 px, autofocus

Huawei announced the launch of the Honor 8X smartphone in 2018. The manufacturer is offering the Huawei Honor 8X phone with 6.5 inches display, HiSilicon Kirin 710 chipset, 6 GB of RAM and 128 GB of internal storage.

The Huawei Honor 8X comes with Android OS v8.1 (Oreo) out of the box, and a Li-Po 3750 mAh, non-removable battery. The 6.5 inches phone comes with IPS display (1080 x 2340 px). The IPS display provides enhanced features, such as optimal viewing angles, color accuracy, invariable color reproduction and better power consumption.

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Huawei Honor 8X specifications

BrandHuawei
NameHonor 8X
ModelHONOR8X
Release date2018

Body

The weight of Huawei Honor 8X is about 6.17 oz with battery, which is average compared to most of the smartphones with same size. The dimensions of this Huawei phone are average (6.31 x 3.02 x 0.31 inches).

Weight6.17 oz
Dimensions6.31 x 3.02 x 0.31 inches
Colorsblack, blue, lilac, red
SIM typeNano SIM

System

The Huawei Honor 8X comes with Android OS v8.1 (Oreo) out of the box, but it is upgradable to the next OS.

OS versionAndroid OS v8.1 (Oreo)
SoCHiSilicon Kirin 710
CPUOcta-core, Quad-core 2.2 GHz Cortex-A53, Quad-core 1.7 GHz Cortex-A53
GPUMali-G51 MP4

Display

The size of Honor 8X screen is measured diagonally, from corner to corner. The 6.5 inches IPS display of Huawei Honor 8X with 1080 x 2340 px resolution is multitouch capable.

Display typeIPS
Screen size6.5 inches
Resolution1080 x 2340 px
Multitouch supportyes

Memory

The internal memory of Huawei Honor 8X (6 GB) cannot be expanded, but the internal storage (128 GB) can be expanded with a compatible microSD card.

RAM6 GB
Internal storage128 GB
Memory card slotmicroSD

Camera

The camera of the Honor 8X is equipped with autofocus. An autofocus (or AF) optical system uses a sensor, a control system and a motor to focus on an automatically or manually selected point or area. Very few Android cameras come without autofocus.

Selfie camera16 + 2 MP
Main camera20 + 2 MP, 5120 x 3840 px, autofocus
FlashLED

Connectivity

The Huawei Honor 8X supports 2G, 3G and 4G/LTE networks. This phone has a built-in GPS. GPS is a highly accurate navigation system using signals from satellites to determine a location on the Earth's surface, irrespective of weather conditions. Most phones have a GPS unit on board. The Honor 8X phone has built-in FM radio. The built-in FM Radio is great for listening to your favorite radio station.

GSM 2G bands850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900
Network coverage2G / 3G / 4G
Wi-FiWi-Fi 802.11 b/g/n
Bluetoothv4.2, A2DP
GPSA-GPS, GLONASS
NFCno
FM radioyes
USBmicroUSB 2.0
Headphone3.5 mm jack

Battery

The Li-Po 3750 mAh, non-removable battery gives the smartphone a good battery backup. The lithium polymer (Li-Po) battery is a thin, light-weight, rechargeable battery. No periodic discharge is needed and charging can be done at random. The battery of Honor 8X isn't removable without voiding the warranty.

TypeLi-Po 3750 mAh, non-removable

Features

Smartphones today come with a wealth of sensors to facilitate a better user experience. The accelerometer is a sensor that measures the tilting motion and orientation of the phone. The Honor 8X phone has a fingerprint scanner. This sensor identifies and authenticates the fingerprints of an individual in order to grant or deny access to a smartphone. This Huawei phones comes with proximity sensor. This proximity sensor detects how close the phone is to an outside object, such as your ear. The Dual SIM capability of Huawei Honor 8X phone is ideal for businesses wishing to provide staff with a mobile device that can offer separate numbers and bills for both personal and business use. This smartphone doesn't support fast charging technology.

Sensorsaccelerometer, compass, fingerprint, gyroscope, light, proximity
SpecialsDual SIM, GPU Turbo
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The specifications above are based on the official data published by the manufacturer, but we also take user reviews into consideration. If you found an error or something lacking in the specifications above for the Huawei Honor 8X, then don’t hesitate and signal the problem to us.

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