Honor has launched the Honor 8X into China market during the earlier September and it is now officially launched in Malaysia just a month later! Let’s have a glance on the specification before we cover the features and price it offered.
Honor 8X specifications：
- EMUI 8.2 based on Android 8.1
- 6.5-inch LTPS screen (screen ratio 19.5:9, resolution 2340 x 1080)
- Kirin 710 octa-core processor
- 4GB RAM + 128GB ROM storage combination (supports microSD expansion up to 400GB)
- Rear 20 MP + 2 MP dual camera, f / 1.8 aperture, Auto Focus (phase focus / contrast focus)
- Front 16 MP front camera, f/2.0 aperture, fixed focal length
- 3750mAh battery capacity
- microUSB 2.0 charging interface
- 3.5mm headphone jack
- Rear fingerprint recognition
- Independent three card slot design
- 160.4 x 76.6 x 7.8 mm
- Available in red, black and blue
Being a mid-range of Honor smartphones, Honor 8X has brought a 6.5 inches FHD+ IPS display with screen to body ratio at 91%. It is accomplished by slimming down the bezel with length only at 4.25mm, all relies on modern technology in assembly and antenna relocation so that more equipment and display can be fitted into tinier space. While it is sized with a huge 6.5 inches display, it feels like holding a 5.5 inches display smartphone.
The display is also certified with 10V Reinland low blue standard that protects the ye under low light environment.
Powering the Honor 8X is a Kirin 710 SoC along side with 4GB RAM and 128GB of storage. If 128GB wasn’t enough for your, you can beef up the storage capacity with the use of microSD card to achieve expandable storage up to 400GB! There is also a 3750mAh battery to support the large display and your game time.
With additional help by the AI power management, it can achieve non stop PUBG play time for up to 4.86 hours and MOBA games for 8.48 hours! That’s many chicken dinner you can have for the day!
Besides, Honor 8X enhances signal reception when you exit the lift. There is also a safety airbag feature that provides protection upon impact. GPU Turbo is also added to bring greater GPU performance on this smartphone.
As for its camera, it has a 20MP+2MP dual camera enhanced with AI scene recognition, AIS stabilization that captures a greater shot by just point and click.
As for the front facing camera, there is a 16MP camera with aperture sized at f/2.0. It has a fixed focal length and able to recognize up to 8 different environment. The AI is able to negates overwhelming background brightness due to sunlight exposure thus creating a much balanced shot.
Apart from the Honor 8X, Honor also brings the new Honor Band 3 smart band as a health and handy gadget. It has a 0.91 inches PMOLED display with 50m water resistant, heartbeat monitoring and up to 30 days battery life. It currently retails at RM119 and you can grab it from Honor official site by 15th October 10am onward.
lastly, the Honor 8X is retailed at RM949 and it is available with blue and black initially. It will be officially available on Honor and Shopee by 12th October onward. Do check out their deal as there will be free Honor 8X protective cover, gift box, RM100 voucher and a new Honor Band 3!
Besides, there will be an on-going roadshow which is happening at MyTown shopping center on 13th October 10am onward!