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Honor 8X FAQ - All Questions Answered | AskTheIndian

The Huawei/Honor juggernaut just doesn't seem to stop. Its as if almost every month, a new Huawei/Honor smartphone is launched. And October (or popularly called TechTober) 2018 is no different.

Honor has launched its new smartphone in the budget/Midrange price segment in the Indian Market - The Honor 8X.

With great specs, amazing glass sandwich design and 6.5-inch notch screen, this device is a great value for money and a sure-shot success in the Indian market.

No wonder, Honor is the new king od budget smartphones in India!
Read why Xiaomi is no longer the king of Budget Smartphone!

Source: Honor India

In this post, we will answer the most commonly / frequently asked questions about the Honor 8X.
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What is the price of the Honor 8X in India?

The Honor 8X has a starting price of approx 14,999/- Rs. 

When will it be available for sale?

The device will be available for sale from October 24th 2018. It will be an Amazon India exclusive.

How many variants does the Honor 8X have?

The Honor 8X comes in 3 variants.

4 GB RAM (DDR4X) + 64 GB (UFS 2.1) - ₹14,999

6 GB RAM (DDR4X) + 64 GB (UFS 2.1) - ₹16,999

6 GB RAM (DDR4X) + 128 GB (UFS 2.1) - ₹18,999

Which processor does Honor 8X run on?

Honor 8X runs on Huawei's custom Kirin 710 chipset built on a 12 nm process. It also has a Mali g51 GPU.

How many colours does the Honor 8X come in?

Honor 8X comes in 3 colours in India - Black, Blue and Red.

Source: Honor India

Does the Honor 8X support SD card?


The smartphone does have support for SD card slot. It can support SD cards up to 400 GB.

Does it support Dual Sim?

Yes, It does! It has a triple slot tray with support for 2 nano sims and sd card.

Both Sims support 4G.

Does it come with USB-C charging port?

No, the Honor 8X comes with regular micro-USB port. It is based on USB 2.0 standard and not USB 3.0.

Does it have Fast Charging support?


What is the battery capacity of Honor 8X?

It comes with a regular 3750 mAh rechargeable battery built in.

What is the Screen Size of this Smartphone?

It comes with a huge 6.5 inch FullHD+ LCD IPS display.

It has a 19.5:9 aspect ratio.

Does Honor 8X have a notch

Yes, it does have a notch.

Can We hide the Notch?

Yes, the notch is hidable. This is a feature built into EMUI.

Does it have a dual camera?

Yes, it does. It has a dual camera set up at the back.

It has a primary 20 MP sensor with f/1.8 lens and Phase detection autofocus.

The secondary lens is a 2 MP sensor mainly used for depth sensing and portrait mode.

The setup is touted as the AI camera which Honor and Huawei have been promoting on all their devices lately.

The camera also has a dedicated night mode.

The video mode supports 480fps slow motion

Source: Honor India

Does it have a front camera?

Yes, it has a front camera. This camera module is in the notch.

The front camera is a 16 MP sensor. It also supports portrait selfies.

Does it have Video Stabilisation?

Yes, it does support stabilization. It will launch with EIS.

Does Honor 8X have a fingerprint scanner?

Yes, the fingerprint scanner is present on the back. It also supports multiple gestures and features.

Does it have face unlock?

Yes, the smartphone supports face unlock.

What Android Version is it running?

Honor 8X currently runs Custom EMUI 8.2 based on Android Oreo 8.1

Does it have GPU Turbo support?

Yes, it launches with GPU Turbo support built in.

Will it receive Android P?

Yes, it will.

But there is no clear date.

Does it support FM?

Not confirmed yet

Does it support OTG?

Yes, it supports OTG.

What Bluetooth version does it have?

Honor 8X comes with Bluetooth 4.2

What all is included in the box?

The box contains the smartphone, a protective case, user manual and USB charger.

Where can I Buy it?

You can buy from the official Honor e-store or Amazon.

Does it have a headphone jack?

Yes, it has a headphone jack.


It comes with NFC for payments and data transfer.

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