Honor 8X: Release Date in India, Full Specs revealed, AI Cameras

Honor will be launching its new phone, Honor 8X in India tomorrow, that is, October 16th. The newer model from the company will be a successor to last year’s Honor 7X, which was also a very successful phone among the customers. Well, when it comes to the newer version, the 8X will be a ‘notched-phone’, which means it will also be coming up with the trending notch display.

Specs, Connectivity & Camera

The phone will have a 6.5inch Full HD+ display (about 16.5cm in screen size) and will be possessing the company’s new Kirin 710 octa-core processor based on 12nm architecture (clocking up to 2.2GHz).

For handling the graphics, there will be a Mali G51 MP4 along with GPU Turbo technology.

On storage basis, there will be three variants available to the customers, with 4GB RAM/64GB capacity, 6GB RAM/64GB capacity and lastly a 6GB RAM/128GB capacity model. And there is also the option of microSD card, so storage won’t be a problem. Battery capacity is 3,750mAh.

Honor 8X will be coming with Android Oreo 8.1 out-of-the-box, layered in the skinned version of Honor’s own, EMUI 8.2.

For connectivity options, there is a micro USB port for charging and data transfer, Bluetooth, Wi-Fi, 3.5mm audio jack, dual-SIM slot and a separate slot for a microSD card which can extend the storage up to 400 GB.

When it comes to the camera department, the phone has a dual-rear AI camera setup, of 20MP+2MP lenses. While on the front there is a 16MP selfie camera, with the portrait of course.

There are many options in the camera interface along with the portrait like HDR, panorama, slow-motion, night mode and several other handy and useful modes too.

Telling about the rear AI dual cameras, the company says that the Honor 8X’s rear lenses can recognize over 500 different scenarios in 22 categories. It also said that the AI intelligence of the camera is capable of improving the photo quality based on what the user is shooting.

Performance Octa core
Display 6.5″ (16.51 cm)
Storage 64 GB
Camera 20 MP
Battery 3750 mAh
Ram 4 GB
Launch Date In India October 16, 2018 (Expected)
Operating System Android v8.1 (Oreo)
Sim Slots Dual SIM, GSM+GSM
Model 8X
Launch Date October 16, 2018 (Expected)
Custom Ui EMUI
Brand Honor
Sim Size SIM1: Nano SIM2: Nano
Network 4G: Available (supports Indian bands) 3G: Available, 2G: Available
Fingerprint Sensor Yes
Chipset HiSilicon Kirin 710
Processor Octa core (2.2 GHz, Quad core, Cortex A73 + 1.7 GHz, Quad core, Cortex A53)
Architecture 64 bit
Ram 4 GB
Thickness 7.8 mm
Width 76.6 mm
Weight 175 grams
Height 160.4 mm
Colours Black, Blue, Purple, Red
Display Type IPS LCD
Aspect Ratio 19.5:9
Pixel Density 396 ppi
Screen To Body Ratio Calculated 84.23 %
Screen Size 6.5 inches (16.51 cm)
Screen Resolution 1080 x 2340 pixels
Touch Screen Yes Capacitive Touchscreen, Multi-touch
Settings Exposure compensation, ISO control
Camera Features Digital Zoom, Auto Flash, Face detection, Touch to focus
Image Resolution 5160 x 3872 Pixels
Autofocus Yes
Shooting Modes Continuos Shooting, High Dynamic Range mode (HDR)
Resolution 16 MP Front Camera
Physical Aperture F2.0
Flash Yes LED Flash
Wifi Yes Wi-Fi 802.11, a/ac/b/g/n
Wifi Features Mobile Hotspot
Bluetooth Yes v5.0
Volte Yes
Usb Connectivity Mass storage device, USB charging, microUSB 2.0
Network Support 4G (supports Indian bands), 3G, 2G
Gps Yes with A-GPS, Glonass
Sim 1 4G Bands:TD-LTE 2300(band 40) FD-LTE 1800(band 3)3G Bands: UMTS 1900 / 2100 / 850 / 900 MHz2G Bands: GSM 1800 / 1900 / 850 / 900 MHz GPRS:Available EDGE:Available
Sim Size SIM1: Nano, SIM2: Nano
Sim 2 4G Bands: TD-LTE 2300(band 40) FD-LTE 1800(band 3)3G Bands: UMTS 1900 / 2100 / 850 / 900 MHz 2G Bands: GSM 1800 / 1900 / 850 / 900 MHz GPRS:Available EDGE:Available
User Replaceable No
Type Li-Polymer
Capacity 3750 mAh

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Though the exact price details haven’t been revealed yet since the launch is just about to take place, but according to general predictions, the Honor 8X will be a mid-range device which means that Xiaomi’s latest and ongoing phones will be getting another tough competitor. Nokia has also come into play as far as the mid-range segment is concerned.

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