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Honor 8X and 8X Max are official with FHD+ display and AI dual rear cameras

05 September 2018 3

Honor 8X and 8X Max smartphones are finally official after following a series of leaks and rumors. The Honor 8X comes with a new metallic glass body and has thinner bezels than its predecessor.

The Honor 8X has U-shaped display notch that holds the front camera. It features a 6.5-inch display with 1080x2340 pixels resolution with 91% screen-to-body ratio. It’s powered by Kirin 970 processor and comes in three storage and memory configurations - 4GB + 64GB, 6GB + 64GB and 6GB + 128GB, which can be expandable up to 400GB via dedicated microSD card slot.

Both the phones, Honor 8X and 8X Max have dual rear cameras. The Honor 8X has 20MP (f/1.8) + 2MP setup on the back and a 16MP shooter on the front, the 8X Max has 16MP + 2MP sensors on the rear.

Honor 8X
  • 6.5-inch (2340 × 1080 pixels) Full HD+ 19:5:9 2.5D curved glass display
  • Octa-Core Kirin 710 12nm with ARM Mali-G51 MP4 GPU
  • 4GB RAM with 64GB storage, 6GB RAM with 64GB / 128GB internal storage, expandable memory up to 400GB with microSD
  • Android 8.1 (Oreo) with EMUI 8.2
  • Dual SIM (nano + nano + microSD)
  • 20MP rear camera with LED flash, f/1.8 aperture, 2MP secondary camera, 480 fps slow-mo recording
  • 16MP front-facing camera with f/2.0 aperture
  • Dual 4G VoLTE, Wi-Fi 802.11 ac (2.4GHz / 5GHz), Bluetooth 5, GPS + GLONASS
  • 3750mAH battery with fast charging
Honor 8X Max
  • 7.12-inch (2244×1080 pixels) Full HD+ 18.7:9 2.5D curved glass display
  • Octa-Core Snapdragon 660 14nm Mobile Platform with Adreno 512 GPU / 1.8GHz Octa-Core Snapdragon 636 14nm Mobile Platform with Adreno 509 GPU
  • 4GB RAM, 64GB / 128GB internal storage / 6GB RAM with 64GB storage, expandable memory up to 256GB with microSD
  • Android 8.1 (Oreo) with EMUI 8.2
  • Hybrid Dual SIM (nano + nano / microSD)
  • 16MP rear camera with LED flash, f/2.0 aperture, 2MP secondary camera, f/2.4 aperture
  • 8MP front-facing camera, f/2.0 aperture
  • Fingerprint sensor
  • Dual 4G VoLTE, Wi-Fi 802.11 ac (2.4GHz / 5GHz), Bluetooth 5, GPS + GLONASS
  • 5000mAH battery with fast charging
Price and availability

The Honor 8X comes in Black, Blue, Red, and Purple colors, is priced at CNY 1399 (US$ 204) for the 4GB RAM with 64GB storage version, 6GB RAM with 64GB storage version costs CNY 1599 yuan (US$ 234) and the top-end 6GB RAM with 128GB storage version costs CNY 1899 (US$ 278). It is available for order and goes on sale from September 11th.

The Honor 8X Max comes in Black, Blue and Red colors, is priced at CNY 1499 (US$ 219) for the 4GB RAM with 64GB storage version and the 128GB storage version costs CNY 1799 (US$ 263). It is available for order and goes on sale from September 11th in China. The Snapdragon 660 version with 6GB RAM and 64GB storage will go on sale in October.

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