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 its phone is so good that it does not look like a phone in the budget segment less than Rs 20,000. The 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 the notch design in this phone too. The display of this smartphone of Honor brand uses at least 2 nits of brightness, which is why your eyes will not feel any problem while using the phone even where there is no light.
Compared to Honor 9N and Honor Play, the lower part of the Honor 8X is quite slim. There is no button at the bottom, you can easily use either the on-screen keys or the EMUI gestures. On the left side of the phone is the SIM-tray (two nano SIM and microSD card slot). On the right side, the phone will get lock/power and volume up and down buttons. At the bottom, you have a loudspeaker, 3.5mm headphone jack, primary microphone and Micro-USB port. At this price, the company has decided not to give USB-Type C. The secondary microphone has got a place on the top of the phone.
Vertical dual rear camera setup will be seen for photography on the back panel. There is a 20-megapixel primary sensor with F / 1.8 aperture and a 2-megapixel depth sensor. There will be a 16-megapixel front camera for selfie and video calling, its arc is F / 2.0. The rear and front cameras of Honor 8X come with AI feature. If you want, you can use or turn off the AI feature as per your convenience. Honor 8 takes sharp close-up and wide-angle pictures in the light of the house. We will soon bring a review for you to tell 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 it is a bit difficult to work correctly in low light. The smartphone has a nifty feature that increases the brightness of the screen in low light so that your face can be recognized correctly, we will be able to give you the rest of the details in our upcoming review. 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. 4GB / 64GB storage, 6GB / 64GB storage and its top variant will get 6GB RAM / 128GB storage. To bring life to the phone, it comes with a 3,750mAh battery and 5V/2A (10W) charging support.
Honor 8X Software
Honor 8X runs on EMUI 8.2 skin based on Android 8.1 Oreo. Right now the company has not announced the date till 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 apps. In our review, we will give you information about how strong it is in the phone’s battery test. Honor claims that PUBG game can be played easily in the phone on medium setting.