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Honor 8X hands-on overview – checks


Honor and its guardian firm Huawei has largely adopted the observe of over-saturating the market with a plethora of extraordinarily related fashions. It is completely comprehensible in the event you get confused at occasions. We incessantly discover ourselves puzzled by their “totally different, however identical, however totally different” units.

Honor 8X hands-on review

The Honor 8X is, sadly, no exception to the rule. Taking a look at its fundamental specs, it’s a hefty phablet, with a 6.5-inch, notched LCD panel, Huawei’s pretty new mid-range Kirin 710 chipset and a sizeable 3,750 mAh battery. Nonetheless, most of that can also be true concerning the Huawei P Smart+ (nova 3i) and the Huawei Mate 20 Lite, which simply sit at 0.2 inches much less in show diagonal. If that is that vital to you, there’s the Huawei Y9 (2019), which packs a barely decrease decision primary digicam, however compensates with an even bigger battery. Then there are additionally the Huawei Honor Play and the
Huawei nova 3, which additionally match the general description, whereas additionally rocking the flagship Kirin 970 chipset.

And that is with out even contemplating notch-free choices, just like the Honor Note 10 or the Honor View 10. Granted, not all of those units are supplied on the identical markets, nevertheless it’s virtually as if Honor and Huawei are intentionally making an attempt to confuse and overwhelm patrons with selection.

Honor 8X specs

  • Physique: Aluminum body, plastic again, 160.4 x 76.6 x 7.8 mm, 175g.
  • Show: 6.5″ IPS LCD, 1,080 x 2,340px, 19.5:9 side ratio, 396ppi.
  • Rear digicam: Major 20MP, f/1.8 aperture, 27mm equiv. focal size; part detect autofocus; secondary 2MP depth sensor.
  • Entrance digicam: 16MP, f/2.0 aperture, 26mm equiv. focal size; fastened focus lens
  • OS/Software program: Android 8.1 Oreo, EMUI 8.2.
  • Chipset: Kirin 710: octa-core CPU (4×2.2 GHz Cortex-A73 & 4×1.7 GHz Cortex-A53); Mali-G51 MP4 GPU.
  • Reminiscence: 4/6GB of RAM; 64/128GB storage; microSD card slot (devoted).
  • Battery: 3,750mAh (sealed), 9V/2A quick charging (however not Huawei SuperCharge)
  • Connectivity: Twin SIM; Wi-Fi a/b/g/n/ac, Bluetooth 4.2; microUSB 2.0, 3.5mm jack
  • Misc: Histen 5.0; twin microphones (noise discount); Fingerprint reader (rear-mounted)

Upon nearer inspection, nonetheless, there does look like one ongoing development in all this that we will not overlook and it has to do with a rise in worth. After averaging some costs, with an MSRP of simply CNY 1,399/€180 on its dwelling market, the Honor 8X appears to deliver the aforementioned tough set of {hardware} specs for the bottom worth but.

Hopefully, this needs to be attributed to varied ongoing manufacturing and provide chain financial savings, which Honor is graciously transfering on to end-users over time. The opposite different could be a much less praise-worthy market segmentation scheme, meant to weigh out income and losses throughout a large pool of units and markets, consistent with a worldwide backside line. However we will solely guess, in fact.

Honor 8X in official photos - Honor 8X hands-on review
Honor 8X in official photos - Honor 8X hands-on review
Honor 8X in official photos - Honor 8X hands-on review

Honor 8X in official photographs

And we’re positively in no place to guage. Though, we’re sympathetic in the event you solely just lately purchased one of many aforementioned Huawei/Honor units for greater than the Honor 8X asking worth. In any case, on paper, the Honor 8X seems like a terrific mid-ranger worth possibility, we simply really feel obliged to take a look at. Nonetheless, keep in mind, most of it isn’t stunning or new in any capability, particularly because it has been out on varied markets for a while now.

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