Huawei Honor 8X Review, Specs & Price

Huawei mobile, recently added to their honor X series, upgrading from their old Honor 7X to the new perfect Honor 8X featuring 6.5-inch FHD+ with notch display,  4GB RAM, 64GB ROM, Android 8.1 Oreo operating system, dual 20MP + 2MP rear camera and 3750 mAh battery.

Huawei Honor 8X comes with all the interesting features you need in a smartphone and will as well be a perfect choice for those who love a smartphone with a big screen display.

Huawei Honor 8X specifications and price

Before expatiating on the key features of Honor 8X I will like you to take a look at my previous review of Honor 7X who came before the new X8 to know what’s new.

Moreover, we are going to take a closer look at the key features and specifications of Huawei Honor 8X to be able to determine how good the smartphone will appear to be, so let see what we have here.

Huawei Honor 8X Specs Overview

If you care to know little more then let’s check out the following features.

  • Display & Design
  • Software & Hardware
  • Network & connectivity

Huawei understands the trend and decides to come up with a well designed 6.5-inch FHD+ display, 1080 x 2340 pixels, 19.5:9 ratio resolution and 60.4 x 76.6 x 7.8 mm dimension, beautified with notch design just like iPhone X.

Though, the previous release of Honor 7X was missing the notch design that has now become a must for every modern smartphone which has been fixed with the new Honor 8X.

Consequently, with the high definition 6.5 inches screen display you will have all the fun you want, surfing the web, watching videos and playing your favorite games.

honor 8x review and specs

Moving forward to software and hardware, we have the most recent Android 8.1 Oreo operating system accompanied by an optimized Hisilicon Kirin 710 Octa Core 2.2GHz processor designed for best performance and stability.

Similarly, the latest Android OS gives you the privilege to enjoy the new Google’s innovation and access to unlimited Apps and games from Google play store.

To make Huawei Honor 8X a perfect high-end smartphone it offers you up to 4GB – 6GB random access memory (RAM) depending on the version but such big RAM makes it easier for the smartphone to handle any task in a more proficient way.

Above all, we have 64GB  read-only, memory (ROM) big enough to house all your favorite apps, games and media files.

A smartphone with a dual camera has become a trend these days but honor 8X is not lacking in that space as it comes with 20 + 2 Megapixel dual rear camera, and single a 16 Megapixel front camera designed to give you the best quality images and videos.

Battery Capacity

I know you will be much interested to know how good and strong the battery capacity of this smartphone is, but you don’t need to worry because it comes with a good non-removable 3750 mAh battery capacity that can keep you connected for a long period of time even when heavily used.

Similarly, we have other great features which you might be interested to know such as:

  • Fourth generation network (4G)
  • Rear mounted fingerprint sensor
  • Dual SIM option (Nano-SIM, dual stand-by)

Price and where to buy Huawei Honor 8X

Certainly, you might have spent lots of time going through this writeup and I thank you for that moreover, if you are convinced and wish to see offers and where to buy the honor 8x then try Jumia or Gearbest for best discount starting from N45,000 in Nigeria and from $200 US dollars

Full Specifications

Dimension 160.4 x 76.6 x 7.8 mm
Weight 175 g (6.17 oz)
Build Front/back glass, aluminum frame
SIM Dual SIM (Nano-SIM, dual stand-by)
Sensor Fingerprint (rear-mounted), accelerometer, gyro, proximity, compass
Type LTPS IPS LCD capacitive touchscreen, 16M colors
Size 6.5 inches
Screen Resolution 11080 x 2340 pixels, 19.5:9 ratio
Protection Corning Gorilla Glass 3
OS Android 8.1 (Oreo); EMUI 8.2
Chipset Hisilicon Kirin 710 (12 nm)
CPU Octa-core (4×2.2 GHz Cortex-A73 & 4×1.7 GHz Cortex-A53)
GPU Mali-G51 MP4
Internal Storage 64/128GB
Card Slot microSD, up to 400 GB (dedicated slot)
Rear Dual 20 MP, f/1.8, 27 mm (wide), PDAF, 2 MP, depth sensor
Front 16 MP, f/2.0, 26 mm
Capacity Non-removable 3750 mAh
Type Li-Polymer
OTG Support Yes
Network frequency (Bands) 2G, GSM 850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900 – SIM 1 & SIM 2


3G, HSDPA 850 / 900 / 2100

4G, LTE band 1(2100), 3(1800), 5(850), 8(900), 38(2600), 39(1900), 40(2300), 41(2500)

WLAN Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac, Wi-Fi Direct, hotspot
Bluetooth 4.2, A2DP, LE, aptX
USB MicroUSB v2.0, Type-C, OTG
Loudspeaker Yes
Audio Jack 3.5mm
Messaging SMS, MMS, Email, Push Mail, IM
Browser HTML5
Colors Black, Blue, Red, Pink

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