Honor 8X Hands-on Preview, How much power does Honor 8X have? at first sight

Handset manufacturer Huawei’s sub-brand Honor will launch its mid-range smartphone in India on October 16. Honor 8X Will launch. Honor 8X will be an upgrade version of Honor 7X launched last year. The new Honor 8X will have a vertical dual rear camera setup on the back panel for photography. HiSilicon Kirin 710 chipset has been used for speed and multitasking. This handset of Honor brand Xiaomi Redmi Note 5 Pro And Nokia 6.1 Plus Will compete with. It is expected that the price of Honor 8X in India can be between Rs 15,000 to Rs 20,000. Will Honor 8X with premium design and better software prove to be a profitable deal for customers this festive season? We spent some time with the phone during the pre-launch event, let us tell you about its specifications and features.

Honor 8X design and specifications

Honor 8X not only gives a premium look but at the same time this smartphone is also strong. The design of this phone is so good that it does not look like a phone of budget segment less than Rs 20,000. Dual-tone color scheme has been used on the back panel. Honor 8X has a 6.5-inch (1080×2340 pixels) IPS LCD display with an aspect ratio of 19.5:9. Like other Honor smartphones, you will get notch design in this phone too. The display of this smartphone of Honor brand uses a brightness of at least 2 nits, which is why your eyes will not feel any problem while using the phone even where there is no light.

The bottom of the Honor 8X is much thinner than the Honor 9N and Honor Play. There are no buttons at the bottom, you can easily use any of the on-screen keys or EMUI gestures. There is a SIM-tray on the left side of the phone (two Nano SIM and microSD card slots will be available). On the right side of the phone, you will find buttons to lock/power and increase and decrease the volume. At the bottom you have a loudspeaker, 3.5 mm headphone jack, primary microphone and micro-USB port. At this price the company has decided not to provide USB-Type C. The secondary microphone has been placed on the top of the phone.


Vertical dual rear camera setup will be seen on the back panel for photography. There is a 20-megapixel primary sensor with F/1.8 aperture and a 2-megapixel depth sensor. A 16-megapixel front camera will be available for selfie and video calling, its aperture is F/2.0. The rear and front cameras of Honor 8X come with AI features. If you want, you can use or turn off the AI ​​feature as per your convenience. In indoor lighting, the Honor 8 takes sharp close-up and wide-angle photos. We will soon bring a review for you to tell you how well the phone’s camera sensor performs in different situations.

For security, there is a fingerprint sensor and face unlock feature on the back panel. After spending some time with the phone, we found the fingerprint sensor to be fast and accurate. The face unlock feature also works fast but there is some difficulty in working it accurately in low light. The smartphone has a nifty feature which increases the brightness of the screen in low light so that your face can be recognized properly, we will be able to give you the rest of the details in our upcoming review only. This will be the first smartphone equipped with this chipset in the Indian market. The company says that it gives better performance than Qualcomm Snapdragon 660 chipset. The phone will have three RAM/storage options. 4 GB / 64 GB storage, 6 GB / 64 GB storage and its top variant 6 GB RAM / 128 GB storage will be available. To bring life to the phone, there is a 3,750 mAh battery and it comes with 5V/2A (10 Watt) charging support.

Honor 8X Software

Honor 8X runs on EMUI 8.2 skin based on Android 8.1 Oreo. The company has not yet announced the date when the phone will get the Android Pie software update. The number of pre-installed apps in Honor brand smartphones has been reduced. Apps like Facebook, Facebook Messenger, Netflix, Camera360, Lords Mobile, Phone Manager, HiCare, AppGallery, Health, Honor Club, Ride Mode and Party Mode will be available. Apart from this, there are Google apps such as Gmail, Google Maps, YouTube, Google Drive and Google Photos. We will give you information about how strong a claim this phone presents in the battery test in our review. Honor claims that PUBG game can be played smoothly on the phone on medium settings.

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