Huawei Honor 8X Specs and Price

Huawei Honor 8X
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Following the trends of 2018, the Huawei Honor 8x gets a display which towers to 6.5-inch while still maintaining a high screen to body ratio. The Honor 7x is a smartphone that brought a fairly large display and good specs at a price that is affordable for budget buyers.

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Under the hood, the smartphone has gotten some significant boost with a better chipset and impressive camera setup. Not only that, the smartphone is quite fashionable too as it sports a nice glass build.

Huawei Honor 8X Key Specs and Features

  • 6.5-inch, IPS LCD Display, 1080 x 2340 pixels (396 ppi)
  • Android 8.1 Oreo (EMUI 8.2 Oreo)
  • Octa-core Hisilicon Kirin 710 CPU with 4GB/6GB RAM
  • 64GB / 128GB built-in storage space, up to 256GB with a memory card
  • 20MP + 2MP Dual Rear Camera
  • 16MP Front Camera
  • 4G LTE
  • Fingerprint Scanner (Rear)
  • 3, 750mAh Non Removable Li-Po Battery

Huawei Honor 8x

Design and Display

Smartphone design have been revolutionised over the years with a more enticing appearance portrayed by more and more glass cased smartphone. Even mid-rangers like the Huawei Honor 8X comes with such glamorous finish.

The different colours available from Black, Blue, Red to Pink show a gradation that makes it show different hues depending on how light hits it. There is the very much reduced bezel at the front too creating space for more screen space.

Unquestionably, the screen on the Huawei Honor 8X is huge making it a nice choice for watching movies or for  users who prefer visuals being in large proportion.

In addition, it also has a fairly good resolution to go, with 1080 x 2340 pixels and a blue filter feature to reduce eye fatigue. At 6.5-inch, visibility is quite clear even outdoors has there are settings enabled to provide legibility in all conditions.

Battery and Camera

The battery capacity featured on the smartphone is quite appealing but then again you have to factor in the size of the display on it.

On an average, the 3, 750mAh inside the Huawei Honor 8x should guarantee till the end of the day use. Charging can now be done swiftly  using the fast charge feature Huawei has provided.

In a bid to maintain all round brilliance, the Huawei Honor 8X comes bearing the infamous dual rear camera. In that respect it has a pairing of 16MP and 2MP cameras with the lesser pixel sensor being more for capturing background depth. You will be using a 16MP front camera for taking selfies has you please.

Hardware and Software

Dealing with the type of chipset the Huawei Honor 8X does have and for that you have a Chinese SoC to fall to. The eight core MediaTek Helio P60 processor comes with a Mali-G51 MP4 GPU.

Also, you can have 6GB RAM with 64GB internal storage or go for one with 128GB of space. However, the 4GB RAM model is only available with 64GB of built-in storage. From the software standpoint, there is Android 8.1 Oreo and a layer of EMUI 8.2 on top.

Huawei Honor 8x Price and Availability

Huawei Honor 8X price in Nigeria starts at around 94,500 Naira. Price starts around $157 at leading online stores. You can buy the smartphone at leading online stores in Nigeria, Ghana, Kenya, and across Africa.

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Huawei Honor 8x Specs

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

General Features

  • Platform: Android 8.1 Oreo (EMUI 8.2)
  • Processor: Octa-core MediaTek Helio P60
  • GPU: Mali-G51 MP4
  • Memory: 4GB/6GB RAM
  • Colours: Black, Blue, Red, Pink
  • Dimension: 160.4 x 76.6 x 7.8 mm
  • Weight: 175g
  • SIM Type: Nano SIM
  • SIM Count: Dual SIM


  • Display: 6.5-inch, IPS LCD capacitive touchscreen, 1080 x 2340 pixels (396 ppi)
  • Screen Protection:


  • Rear Camera: Dual 20MP + 2MP camera, 1080p [email protected]
  • Rear Camera Features: Autofocus, LED flash, Geo-tagging, touch focus, face detection, panorama
  • Front Camera: 16MP camera, 1080p [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, WiFi Direct
  • Wi-Fi Hotspot: Yes
  • Bluetooth: Yes, v4.2 with A2DP, LE, aptX
  • 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, (rear)
  • 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: 3, 750mAh non removable Li-Ion battery
  • Talktime:
  • Standby Time:
  • Fast Charging: Yes
Paschal Okafor is NaijaTechGuide Team Lead. The article Huawei Honor 8X Specs and Price was written by Odunayo Ezekiel. The article was last modified: October 27th, 2020
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