Huawei Honor 8x Max Specs and Price

Huawei Honor 8x Max
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You might think the Huawei Honor 8x has a big screen which it actually has but then, the Huawei Honor 8x Max takes this to another hieght. Garnering major changes to the internal, the smartphone also comes with a behemoth 7.12-inch screen. Owing to the 2:1 aspect ratio, the smartphone is not exactly robust but taller. However, there is a reduction in the resolution of the smartphone since the screen get bigger and resolution stays the same. Check out the features we have here.

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Huawei Honor 8x Key Specs and Features

  • 7.12-inch, IPS LCD capacitive touchscreen, 1080 x 2244 (350 ppi)
  • Android 8.1 Oreo (EMUI 8.2)
  • Octa-core Qualcomm Snapdragon 636 CPU with 4GB/6GB RAM
  • 64GB/128GB built-in storage space, up to 256GB with a memory card
  • Dual 16MP + 2MP rear camera and an 8MP front camera
  • 4G LTE
  • Fingerprint scanner (rear)
  • 5, 000mAh non removable Li-Po battery

Huawei Honor 8x Max

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Design and Display

The 2.5D two texture aurora glass really does the trick because the Huawei Honor 8x Max looks quite good. At the back, the smartphone looks entirely like a bigger Honor 8x but at the front the notch is different. The Huawei Honor 8c Max had more of an Essential phone type of notch which is very much smaller and hence more viewing space for you. For more screen space, the chin is slim and so are the bezels around it.

Viewing just got bigger on a smartphone with the Honor 8x Max taking mobile display to the maximum like its name depicts. Not particularly tailored for one handed use, the smartphone can still easily fit into your pocket due to the 18.7:9 aspect ratio. For the lovers of the bug screens, the smartphone offers 7.12-invh of display real estate and with a resolution of 1080 x 2244 pixels.

Battery and Camera

It is important that with the huge display you have a capable battery to power it throughout the day. The smartphone has got you covered in that aspect with a 5, 000mAh battery to makes sure you get quality time from the smartphone. You also get fast charge too which makes sure your battery top up on your smartphone faster than normal.

Also, you will be getting a dual camera at the rear just like in the Honor 8x arranged the same way. However, the pixel count on the camera is down from what you have on Honor 8x. You now have a 16MP primary camera and a 2MP secondary sensor on the rear while the front has an 8MP camera embedded in the notch.

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Hardware and Software

A revamp has been made here that features an entirely different set of chipset. Instead of a HiSilicon SoC like you have on the Honor 8x, the HoniH 8x Max offers a Qualcomm Snapdragon 636 CPU with an Adreno 506 GPU. You could decide to get a 6GB RAM option with 64GB internal storage while tye 4GB variant goes with either 64GB or 128GB of storage space. You can still increase space for storing your files to about 256GB with the MicroSD card slot. It boots an EMUI 8.2 laden Android 8.1 Oreo.

Huawei Honor 8x Max Pricing and Availability

The smartphone sells for about 95, 000 Naira depending on the deal and your location.

Huawei Honor 8x Max Specs

Here are a few specs of the Huawei Honor 8x Max:

General Features

  • Platform: Android 8.1 Oreo (EMUI 8.2)
  • Processor: Octa-core Qualcomm Snapdragon 636
  • GPU: Adreno 506
  • Memory: 4GB/6GB RAM
  • Colours: Black, Blue, Red
  • Dimension: 177.6 x 86.3 x 8.1 mm
  • Weight: 210g
  • SIM Type: Nano SIM
  • SIM Count: Dual SIM


  • Display: 7.12-inch, IPS LCD capacitive touchscreen, 1080 x 2244 pixels (350 ppi)
  • Screen Protection:


  • Rear Camera: Dual 16MP + 2MP camera, 1080p [email protected]
  • Rear Camera Features: Autofocus, LED flash, Geo-tagging, touch focus, face detection, panorama
  • Front Camera: 8MP camera, 720p [email protected]


  • Built-in Storage: 64GB/128GB
  • Memory Card Support: Yes, up to 256GB
  • Bundled Cloud Storage:

Network Support

  • 2G GSM: Yes
  • 2G CDMA 1X:
  • 3G WCDMA: Yes
  • 4G LTE: LTE band 1(2100), 3(1800), 5(850), 8(900), 38(2600), 39(1900), 40(2300), 41(2500)

Internet & Connectivity

  • GPRS: Yes
  • EDGE: Yes
  • 3G/WCDMA/HSPA: Yes
  • HSPA+: 42.2/5.76 Mbps
  • 4G LTE: Yes
  • WLAN: Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac, dual-band, Wi-fi Direct
  • Wi-Fi Hotspot: Yes
  • Bluetooth: Yes, v4.2 with A2DP, LE
  • NFC:
  • Infrared Blaster:
  • USB Port: MicroUSB 2.0


  • SMS/MMS: Yes
  • Instant Messaging: Yes
  • Push Emails: Yes
  • Email Protocol:


  • Music Player: MP3/WAV/eAAC+ player
  • Video Player: MP4/H.264 player
  • FM Radio: Yes
  • Loudspeaker: Yes
  • 3.5mm Jack: Yes


  • Navigation: Yes, with A-GPS, GLONASS, BDS
  • Maps: Yes

Sensors & Control

  • Digital Compass: Yes
  • Accelerometer: Yes
  • Proximity Sensor: Yes
  • Light Sensor: Yes
  • Barometer:
  • SpO2:
  • Pedometer:
  • Heart Rate Monitor:
  • Gyroscope: Yes
  • Fingerprint Scanner: Yes (rear)
  • Iris Scanner:
  • Face Unlock: Yes
  • Intelligent Digital Assistant:
  • Motion Sensing / Gesture Control:
  • Voice Control:

Other Features

  • Video Streaming: Yes
  • Active Noise Cancellation: Yes
  • Wireless Charging:
  • Built-in Mobile Payment:
  • Water Resistant:
  • Dust Resistant:
  • Image Editor: Yes
  • Video Editor: Yes
  • Document Viewer: Yes
  • Document Editor: Yes


  • Battery: 5, 000mAh non removable Li-Ion battery
  • Talktime:
  • Standby Time:
  • Fast Charging: Yes
Paschal Okafor is NaijaTechGuide Team Lead. The article Huawei Honor 8x Max Specs and Price was written by Odunayo Ezekiel. The article was last modified: September 27th, 2018

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