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Honor 8x and Honor 8x Max launched in China

Huawei’s sub-brand Honor had listed 8x on TENAA as posted earlier in the last month. Now the company has launched two smartphones Honor 8x and Honor 8x Max in China. Both the devices are affordable category phones packed with some powerful set of features. Earlier the company had introduced the Honor 9N and its first gaming smartphone the Honor Play for the Indian consumers followed by updates.

As for the pricing and availability, the Honor 8x Max comes with a price tag of 1,499 yuan (Rs 15,722 approx). There is no information available as to when the device will make its way to the Indian market; however, we will keep you posted on the same.

Huawei’s sub-brand Honor’s Honor 7x is still one of the best smartphones that anyone can get under Rs 15,000 in budget smartphone category. Honor 7x is priced Rs 11,999 in Indian market. Due to its popularity Honor is now set to launch next the Honor 8x, which will be a successor to the Honor 7x.

The Honor 8x is now officially listed on TENAA (model number ARE-AL00), confirming the major specifications of the upcoming budget smartphone from the house of Honor. As the device has been listed on TENAA, the smartphone soon launch in China and the same is expected to launch in India as well.

Design

In terms of design, the device does look similar to the Honor 7x. However, it does have its own peculiarities. Unlike the Honor 7x, the Honor 8x has an all-glass design with a notch on top of the display. Do note that the device has a small notch, similar to the one seen on the Oppo F9.

Specs

According to TENAA listing, the smartphone has a 7.12-inch display with a resolution of 2244 x 1080 px with an 18.7:9 aspect ratio, protected by a 2.5D curved tempered glass. The smartphone is powered by a 1.8 GHz Octa-core chipset and the device is expected to come with either the HiSilicon Kirin 659 or the HiSilicon Kirin 710 SoC coupled with 4 GB of RAM an 64 GB storage with a micro SD card slot for additional storage expansion.

Just like the Honor 7x, the Honor 8x has a dual camera setup with a 16 MP primary sensor and a 2 MP depth sensor. On the front, the device has an 8 MP selfie camera, which is again similar to the Honor 7x. The phone has a dual SIM card slot (hybrid) which is expected to offer dual VoLTE and LTE on both the slots and the secondary slot doubles as a micro SD card slot.

The smartphone has a rear-facing fingerprint sensor and is expected to offer Face Unlock using the front-facing selfie camera. The phone weighs at 210 grams, as it has a massive 5000 mAh battery, which is expected to offer fast charging as well.

As of now there is no information when the device is going to be launched in India. We will keep you posted on the same.

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