Honor 8X With Kirin 710 Processor, Dual Rear Camera Launched In India
The Chinese smartphone manufacturer Huawei’s sub-brand Honor has launched its latest smartphone Honor 8X today in India. In the event, the Company has also announced the launch of its new Store app on Google’s Play Store. The Honor 8X will be available on sale from October 24 on Amazon India as well as Honor’s new app store. The pricing of the device starts from Rs.14,999.
Commenting on the launch, P Sanjeev, Vice President Sales, Huawei India-Consumer Business Group said “At Honor we have always aimed at bringing seamless smartphone experience for the consumers by offering best in class technology and differentiated design at an affordable value. Our X series smartphones are known for bringing in new perspectives to the market and the success of Honor 7X is a testimony to the trust that consumers have shown in us. Continuing the legacy, today we are adding in another stellar device to our X series of smartphones – The Honor 8X which is a perfect amalgamation of technology, performance, and aesthetics. It is equipped with the latest Octa-Core Kirin 710 chipset with AI functionality that will definitely delight the consumers by elevating their overall user experience.”
“Reiterating our long-term exclusive partnership with Honor, we are excited to offer our customers exclusive access to the powerful Honor 8X. Given its excellent price, specifications, and innovative technology, we expect it to be one of Amazon’s bestsellers, just like its predecessor.” said Noor Patel, Director – Category Management, Amazon India.
Honor 8X Features & Specifications
The Honor 8X comes with a 6.5 inch full HD IPS notched display, with a screen aspect ratio of 19:5:9 and a resolution of (2244*1080 pixels). The device runs on the Android 8.1 Oreo operating system with Huawei’s EMUI 8.2 skin on top. Honor 8X is powered by the HiSilicon Kirin 710 processor paired with ARM Mali-G6 GPU. The device is also equipped with a LED flash and this device will be backed up by a 3,750 mAh non-removable battery backup which supports fast charging.
In terms of camera, Honor 8X sports a dual camera consisting of a 20MP primary sensor and a 2MP secondary sensor on the rear. This vertically stacked camera is coupled with Artificial Intelligence features from which it can recognize 22 scenes and up to 500 object categories. On its front, it comes equipped with an AI-enabled 16MP camera for taking selfies with beautification features.
Honor 8X will be available in 4GB/64GB, 6GB/64GB, and 6GB/128GB variants. The memory of the device can be further expanded up to 528GB by the MicroSD card support. The other connectivity features include 4G VOLTE, dual-band Wi-Fi 802.11ac(2.4 GHz and 5 GHz), Bluetooth v4.2 LE with aptz support, GPS/ and a 3.5 mm headphone jack.
The device will be available in three colors Black, Blue, and Red. The variants are available at a price of Rs14999, Rs16999, and Rs18999 respectively.