Chinese smartphone maker Honor will be launching its next mid-range smartphone, Honor 8X in India on October 16. The smartphone will come as a successor to Honor 7X, launched earlier this year. Honor 8X will be the first device by the company to launch with HiSilicon Kirin 710 SoC, according to reports. It is expected to come with a glossy finish back body. The budget smartphones have helped make Honor a strong challenger in the budget and lower mid-range price segments.
Taking to micro blogging website Twitter, Honor India announced the launch of its new smartphone.
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Honor 8X: Expected specifications
Honor 8X sports a 6.5-inch Full HD+ display that carries a resolution of 1080×2340 pixels and 19:9 aspect ratio. It runs on Android 8.1 Oreo operating system and is powered by the powerful 12nm Kirin 710 octa-core processor coupled with Mali-G51 MP4 GPU.
The smartphone packs a 3,750 mAh battery.
On the camera front, Honor 8X is speculated to come with 20MP shooter on the rear side which comes paired with a 2MP secondary depth sensor. For selfies, the smartphone has a 16MP camera with HDR mode.
The Honor 8X comes with rear-facing fingerprint sensor and face unlock feature.
The smartphone has a list of connectivity options, which include, WiFi 802.11 ac (2.4 and 5GHz), Bluetooth 5, GPS, GLONASS 900MHz, 1800MHz, 800MHz, 2GHz, Band 38, Band 39, Band 40, Band 41 (2555-2575 MHZ, 2575-2635 MHZ, 2635-2655 MHZ), Band 1, Band 3, 1.9 GHz, I, VIII, according to reports.
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Honor 8X: Expected price
Honor 8X is expected to be launched in Rs 20,000 to Rs 23,000 price bracket. The smartphone is likely to compete with Realme 2 Pro and Xiaomi Redmi Note 5 Pro.