Honor 8X: Unboxing & first impressions (VIDEO)

Nozair Hanif Mirza 02:54 PM | 30 Nov, 2018
Honor 8X: Unboxing & first impressions (VIDEO)
LAHORE - Chinese smartphone Honor has revived in Pakistan with the launch of launch of Honor 8X smartphone with a notched display, dual camera setup, and a huge 128GB built-in storage.

Key Features

  • Body: Aluminum frame with glass on front and back
  • Screen: 6.5-inch IPS LCD display, 1080 x 2340 resolution, 397ppi, and notch on top, Corning Gorilla Glass 3
  • OS: Android Oreo 8.1 with EMUI 8.2
  • Chipset: Octa-core (4×2.2 GHz Cortex-A73 & 4×1.7 GHz Cortex-A53) Hisilicon Kirin 710 processor; Mali- G51 GPU
  • RAM: 4GB
  • Storage: 128GB of built-in storage; expandable with microSD up to 400GB
  • Camera: Dual 20MP f/1.8 + 2MP depth sensor camera, live bokeh effects, LED flash, phase detection autofocus, 1080p@30/60fps video
  • Front Facing Camera: 16MP, f/2.0 front-facing  camera with 1080p@30fps video

    SIM: Dual-SIM

  • Connectivity: LTE; Dual-band Wi-Fi a/b/g/n/ac; GPS/GLONASS/Beidou, Bluetooth v4.2, USB 2.0 port, IR blaster
  • Battery: 3750 mAh non-removable battery
  • Misc: Fingerprint sensor (rear-mounted)


Display and Design

Honor 8X comes with a bezel-less notched screen, with a 91% screen to body ratio. The display measures 6.5-inch and features an IPS LCD panel with Full HD+ (1080 x 2340) resolution.

It has a fingerprint sensor on the back, with dual cameras in a vertical orientation.

On the back, there’s glass with second-generation anti-glare film, with two visual effects and 15 layers of rich reflective coating.

Hardware and Storage

The smartphone is powered by Hisilicon Kirin 710 Octa-core Processor and Mali-G51 GPU, along with 4GB RAM and 128GB of internal storage. It has a microSD card slot (supports up to 400GB) and comes with dual-SIM support.

GPU Turbo

The device also features a GPU Turbo boosts efficiency in graphics processing with full FPS and FPS stability for gaming.


The Honor 8X features dual cameras on the back with a dual AI-powered 20 MP, f/1.8 + 2 MP depth sensor, phase detection autofocus, LED flash. On the front, it has a 16 MP, f/2.0 camera setup.

AI multi-scene recognition can identify 22 different categories of objects in images and 500 scenarios in real-time.

Operating System

The smartphone comes with Andriod 8.1 Oreo with cutomised EMUI 8.2 on top.


For the battery, Honor added a 3750 mAh unit for the 8X, comes with 5V, 2A power brick.


Honor 8X is available for Rs43,000 and in three colours –Black, Blue and Red.


Nozair Hanif Mirza
Nozair Hanif Mirza

The writer is a member of the staff. He can be accessed on Twitter @iamnozair


KARACHI - Following are the foreign currency exchange rates for US Dollar, Saudi Riyal, UK Pound Sterling, U.A.E. Dirham, European Euro, and other foreign currencies in Pakistan open market on February 1, 2023 (Wednesday).

Source: Forex Association of Pakistan. (last update 09:00 AM)

Currency Symbol Buying Selling
US Dollar ‎USD 269.9 272.85
Euro EUR 290.22 290.82
UK Pound Sterling GBP 330.48 331.18
U.A.E Dirham AED 72.78 73.08
Saudi Riyal SAR 71.23 71.53
Australian Dollar AUD 190 193
Bahrain Dinar BHD 702.68 710.68
Canadian Dollar CAD 201.75 205
China Yuan CNY 39.15 39.55
Danish Krone DKK 38.6 39
Hong Kong Dollar HKD 33.72 34.07
Indian Rupee INR 3.24 3.35
Japanese Yen JPY 2.5 2.54
Kuwaiti Dinar KWD 865.31 874.31
Malaysian Ringgit MYR 62.24 62.84
New Zealand Dollar NZD 171.35 173.35
Norwegians Krone NOK 26.76 27.06
Omani Riyal OMR 686.49 694.49
Qatari Riyal ‎QAR 72.58 73.28
Singapore Dollar SGD 201.2 203.2
Swedish Korona SEK 25.45 25.75
Swiss Franc CHF 286.19 288.69
Thai Bhat THB 8.06 8.21

KARACHI – The price of a single tola of 24-karat gold in Pakistan is Rs202,000 on Wednesday. The price of 10 grams of 24k gold was recorded at Rs173,190.

Likewise, 10 grams of 22k gold were being traded for Rs164,500 while a single tola of 22-karat gold was being sold at Rs 179,100.

Note: The gold rate in Pakistan is fluctuating according to the international market so the price is never been fixed. The below rates are provided by local gold markets and Sarafa Markets of different cities.

City Gold Silver
Lahore PKR 202,000 PKR 2,390
Karachi PKR 202,000 PKR 2,390
Islamabad PKR 202,000 PKR 2,390
Peshawar PKR 202,000 PKR 2,390
Quetta PKR 202,000 PKR 2,390
Sialkot PKR 202,000 PKR 2,390
Attock PKR 202,000 PKR 2,390
Gujranwala PKR 202,000 PKR 2,390
Jehlum PKR 202,000 PKR 2,390
Multan PKR 202,000 PKR 2,390
Bahawalpur PKR 202,000 PKR 2,390
Gujrat PKR 202,000 PKR 2,390
Nawabshah PKR 202,000 PKR 2,390
Chakwal PKR 202,000 PKR 2,390
Hyderabad PKR 202,000 PKR 2,390
Nowshehra PKR 202,000 PKR 2,390
Sargodha PKR 202,000 PKR 2,390
Faisalabad PKR 202,000 PKR 2,390
Mirpur PKR 202,000 PKR 2,390


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