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Honor 8X, Honor 8X Max to launch in China today: Everything we know so far

Both smartphones are touted to come with waterdrop-styled notch displays.

  • Published: September 5, 2018 9:23 AM IST
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The much-rumored Honor 8X and the Honor 8X Max are set to be unveiled today in China. Falling under Honor’s X-series, the smartphones are expected to belong to mid-range price segment. While Honor hasn’t revealed any details on them, teasers surfaced online have hinted at them featuring a big screen with a waterdrop notch at the top. We’ve also come across plenty of leaks that have given us an idea of what to expect from the smartphones. Ahead of the official launch today, here’s a look at everything we know so far.

Honor 8X expected specifications and features  

A recent TENNA listing for the Honor 8X states that it will feature a 6-6.5-inch screen full HD+ screen. Thanks to the notch, the screen-to-body ratio is said to be more than 90 percent. Being a mid-range smartphone, the Honor 8X is likely to be powered by a Snapdragon 660 chipset, which comes with eight cores and clock speeds of 2.2GHz. There are said to be two RAM and storage variants, which are likely to be 4GB/6GB, and 64GB/128GB respectively.

A dual-rear camera setup is also touted, which could be carrying a combination of a 20-megapixel sensor working alongside a 2-megapixel sensor. On the flipside a 16-megapixel selfie camera is expected. The smartphone it said to be a powered by a 3,650mAh battery, and will be mostly be running Android 8.1 Oreo with EMUI on top.

Honor 8X Max expected specifications and features

The Honor 8X Max will be doing justice to its name by boasting a much bigger 7.12-inch screen. It is expected to have the same full HD+ resolution, and screen-to-body ratio as the Honor 8X. On the inside though, things look more or less the same. The phablet is also said to be equipped with a Snapdragon 660 SoC, and the same RAM and storage options.

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In the camera department however, rumors have suggested the device to come with a 16-megapixel sensor and a 2-megapixel sensor at the back. It’s also said to come with an 8-megapixel camera upfront for taking selfies. The big screen is said to be backed by a massive 5,000mAh battery. On the software department Android 8.1 Oreo is expected.

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  • Published Date: September 5, 2018 9:23 AM IST