Technology

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)

Unboxing

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.

Camera

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.

Battery

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

Price

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