Honor 8X

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Honor 8X product details

The Honor 8X is a worthy successor to the Honor 8 but besides that they don't have much in common. For example, the 8X has a huge screen without screen bezels, the 8 does not. However, they both have a double camera on the back, a glass body and a powerful processor. What makes this Honor 8X really new is what we are going to find out here.

Modern screen

As a phone manufacturer, you don't belong there anymore if you don't release a large-screen phone. Luckily, Honor delivers thanks to its 6.5-inch FullView screen. This used to be the size of a tablet, now it fits in your pocket. All thanks to the bezel-less design that makes the housing almost as big as the screen. To still leave the 16 megapixel selfie camera somewhere, there is a small bite in the top of the screen. This notch also offers space for the speaker and sensors and is hardly noticeable for short periods of use. What does catch the eye is the back. This is made of glass with a vertical stripe on the left side, which gives a nice visual effect. The reflective glass consists of no less than 15 layers and is available in different colors. Unfortunately it is not waterproof.

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Able to play along

Honor praises the 8X as a powerful phone. This is primarily due to the Kirin 710 processor. Whoever now compares the Honor 8X to the Honor 8 is that the latter is still equipped with a Kirin 950 chip. And 950 is higher than 710 so maybe better, faster, more powerful? We have to add a nuance to that; the Kirin 950 is 3 years old when the Kirin 710 was announced. And in chip time it's centuries. Moreover, the Kirin 710 is made at 12 nanometers while the 950 is made at the much larger 16. This makes it a little more energy efficient and at least as fast as the 950 which is clocked a little higher. But the most important thing is that the Kirin 710 has a much better graphical performance. You can see that in gaming. So it's no surprise that Honor promotes the Honor 8X as a gaming phone. The GPU Turbo must ensure constant frame rates so images don't falter and always remain smooth.

Main Honor 8X specifications

  • 6.5 inch large Full View screen with Full HD+ resolution
  • Kirin 710-processor with GPU Turbo suitable for gaming
  • Support for Dualsim
  • 20 + 2 megapixel rear camera with portrait mode and night mode
  • High 16 megapixel selfie camera
  • Choice of 64 and 128 GB of storage (expandable up to 256 GB)
  • For fast mobile browsing via 4G
on the go

Shoot on and on

On the back of the Honor 8X we find a double camera; a 20 megapixel main camera with a second 2 megapixel sensor for recognizing depth. Combined with the necessary artificial intelligence it recognizes what you want to photograph and adjusts the settings itself. Thanks to the maximum lens aperture of f/1.8, the camera can still see well in the dark, resulting in beautiful night shots without having to use the flash. Thanks to the second camera, you can make backgrounds blurry, which is especially nice for portraits. With the 8X, it is also possible to make the background completely black, making it look as if you have shot a photo in a studio. The built-in battery has a capacity of 3750 mAh which is enough for more than a day of use. You don't have to worry that you won't make it through the day.

Most important Honor 8X specifications

Dimensions 160.4 x 76.6 x 7.8 mm
Weight 175 grams
EAN code 6901443283248, 6901443260935, 6901443260928, 6901443260904, 6901443260898, 6901443260881, 6901443260829, 6901443260812, 6901443260805, 6901443260782, 6901443260430
Fingerprint recognition
Operating system
Android 8.1
Color display 6.5 inch, FullView IPS FHD+, notch
Camera 2 MP, 20 MP, dual camera sensor
Processor 1.7 GHz, 2.2 GHz, HiSilicon Kirin 710, octa core
Secondary camera 16 MP
Dual SIM
Data network
LTE (4G)
Build-in memory
Internal memory 4 GB (Size (RAM)), 128 GB (Storage), 64 GB (Storage)
Power supply
Battery 3750 mAh
Fast charging

All Honor 8X specifications

Alternatives of the Honor 8X

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Honor 8X
Samsung Galaxy S10+ (G975)
Samsung Galaxy A51 4G (A515)
Samsung Galaxy Note 10+ (N975)
Samsung Galaxy Note 10 (N970)

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 Current product    
Fingerprint recognition
Android8.19.0 (Pie)
9.0 (Pie)9.0 (Pie)
Color display6.5 inch, FullView IPS FHD+, notch6.4 inch, Curved Dynamic AMOLED Quad HD+, hole-punch display6.5 inch, Infinity-O Display, hole-punch display6.8 inch, Dynamic AMOLED Infinity-O Display6.3 inch, Dynamic AMOLED Infinity-O Display
Camera2 MP, 20 MP, dual camera sensor12 MP, 12 MP, 16 MP12 MP, 48 MP, 5 MP, 5 MP12 MP, 12 MP, 16 MP, VGA camera12 MP, 12 MP, 16 MP
Processor1.7 GHz, 2.2 GHz, HiSilicon Kirin 710, octa core1.7 GHz, 2.4 GHz, 2.8 GHz, octa core1.7 GHz, 2.3 GHz, Samsung Exynos 9611, octa coreOcta coreOcta core
Secondary camera16 MP10 MP, 8 MP32 MP10 MP10 MP
Dual SIM
LTE (4G)
Internal memory4 GB (Size (RAM)), 128 GB (Storage), 64 GB (Storage)12 GB (Size (RAM)), 8 GB (Size (RAM)), 1 TB (Storage), 128 GB (Storage), 512 GB (Storage)6 GB (Size (RAM)), 128 GB (Storage)12 GB (Size (RAM)), 256 GB (Storage), 512 GB (Storage)8 GB (Size (RAM)), 256 GB (Storage)
Battery3750 mAh4100 mAh4000 mAh4300 mAh3500 mAh
Fast charging

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