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Honor 8X to launch today in India: Live stream details, specifications, features and more

The Honor 8X is the latest upper mid-range smartphone from Huawei-owned Honor, and will be announced at an event today.

  • Published: October 16, 2018 8:37 AM IST
Honor 8X (3)

Huawei-owned Honor, the online-first brand by the company, is all set to launch its latest smartphone in India, the Honor 8X. The mid-range smartphone is the successor to the Honor 7X, and is expected to be a popular option in the sub-Rs 20,000 category. The phone will be announced by the company today during an event in Delhi, but you can catch the live stream online and follow the action.

Honor will be live streaming the launch event for its fans and users, where people can watch the launch event take place. The live stream will take place on the company’s YouTube channel, but all you need to do is tune in to this page, and hit the play button on the video below. The live stream will commence at 11:30AM, which will be a live feed of what’s going on at the launch event.

Honor 8X Specifications and Features

The Honor 8X is expected to launch in the mid-range segment, with a price tag of under Rs 20,000. The entry-level variant could be priced at close to Rs 15,000, which will put it head-to-head with the Xiaomi Redmi Note 5 Pro, Xiaomi Mi A2, Motorola One Power and Nokia 6.1 Plus, to name a few. The phone sports a large 6.5-inch full-HD+ screen, with a nearly edge-to-edge display that stretches almost to the bottom edge as well. The phone has a notch at the top, allowing the screen to reach the top edge.

The phone is powered by the HiSilicon Kirin 710 SoC, and comes with up to 6GB of RAM and 128GB of storage, with the starting variant sporting 4GB of RAM and 64GB of storage. The phone also sports a dual-camera setup at the rear, with a 20-megapixel primary sensor and 2-megapixel secondary sensor, along with a 16-megapixel front camera. The Honor 8X pricing and availability will be announced today, with the device likely to be an online-exclusive smartphone.

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  • Published Date: October 16, 2018 8:37 AM IST