Huawei Honor 8X Review of Pros And Cons

Picture of the Huawei Honor 8X, by Huawei

- Analysis by KJ David


A revamped version of Huawei's 2018 Honor 8 that's more attuned to gaming and photography, the Huawei Honor 8X banks on a wide display and some respectable hardware specs. Still, though, our review of its pros and cons reveal some slightly disgruntling drawbacks. For starters, while its dual-cluster Kirin 710 eight-core engine , which clocks in at 2.2GHz + 1.7GHz, lines up with the chips powering some popular eight-core models, its 4GB RAM count won't turn any heads, at least versus the 6GB or even 8GB RAMs boasted by several full-blown gaming smartphones.

Don't Buy The Huawei Honor 8X Before You Check:

The Huawei Mate 20 Pro is the current best item in this list.
Top 10 Huawei Phones 2020
The Samsung Galaxy Note9 is the current best item in this list.
Best octa-core smartphones January, 2020
The Samsung Galaxy Note9 is the current best item in this list.
Best phablets

Nonetheless, the 8X makes for a mid-market gaming Android with its Mali-G51 MP4 aided by GPU Turbo , a feature that boosts the phone's graphics processing efficiency and reduces strain on its main processor, obviously for heavy gaming marathons and multimedia processing.

The Honor 8X's display, although marred by a 397ppi-only pixel density count (VR-worthy phones usually reach 500ppi on that front), is a spacious 6.5-inch FullView screen with a 19.5:9 aspect ratio and a 2340 x 1080 Full HD+ sharpness. Its facade is powered by a 3750mAh battery, which was neither a disappointing con nor a reassuring pro as of this Phonerated write-up.

This Honor model's selling points are joined by a couple of relatively high-resolution cameras. At the back, it touts a dual-lens camera consisting of a 20-megapixel f/1.8-aperture primary lens and a modest 2-megapixel-only depth sensor . Its imaging perks are led by AI scene recognition and phase-detection autofocus (PDAF), but it passes up on a 4K-2160p video-recording capability . Sitting on its display notch is a 16-megapixel front-facing camera whose raw pixel resolution leveled with those of some strong selfie-driven contenders available when it was released.

Also part of its mix of pros and cons is an ample 128GB internal memory that can be expanded by up to 400GB , a rear-mounted fingerprint detector, and Face Unlock. It is glazed with a nano-scale optical coating and it comes in colors like Red and Pink.

In the end, the Honor 8X winds up as a feasible choice for shoppers eying a phone that's focused on photography and mobile gaming.

** This phone is also known as: Huawei 8X


You Should Also Check These Out:

* Prices shown are only indicative. They were recently fetched by our system and may have changed meanwhile.

X

Your Compare List




X
Full Menu
Privacy Policy  •  Our Mission  •  Contact Us
Copyright 2009-2020 Phonerated.com