Honor recently launched in the Philippines their newest mid-range smartphone that packs good hardware at a reasonable price, the Honor 8X. If you’re thinking of getting a new phone, or want to build up your Christmas wish list, then check out its best features below.
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Large 6.5-inch display
If you like watching videos on YouTube or Netflix or want to consume content on social media, the Honor 8X’s is a good partner. It has a large 6.5-inch screen which is larger than most smartphones in its class, has a 19.5:9 aspect ratio with slim bezels, a 91% screen-to-body ratio, and a Full HD+ resolution so videos and images come out sharp. It even comes with video enhancement and split-screen mode for a more immersive experience.
What’s attractive about the Honor 8X is it doesn’t look like a phone priced under PHP 13K. It’s got a metal frame with a matte finish, so it doesn’t attract smudges and fingerprints, while the back sports a 2.5D glass with a two-tone effect. It even comes in different colors, including blue and black. Overall, it’s a phone that not only looks good but feels good as well.
Kirin 710 with GPU Turbo
Powering the Honor 8X is the new HiSilicon Kirin 710 chipset which is a 12nm Cortex-A73 (2.2GHz octa-core) generation-based SoC with Mali-G51 MP4 GPU. If that is not enough, it comes with GPU Turbo for better graphics performance for while reducing power consumption.
If you’re the type who has a lot of apps to install, pictures to take, and videos to shoot, then you will be glad to know that the Honor 8X comes with tons of memory. For gamers and multi-taskers, it has 4GB RAM which is enough to accommodate heavy apps and ensure smooth multitasking. For the mobile photographer, it has 128GB of storage which can be further expanded using microSD card (up to 256GB) via its dedicated slot. That’s a lot of room to go around.
Dual-rear cameras with AI
Speaking of photography, the Honor 8X features a dual rear camera setup consisting of a 20MP + 2MP cameras, and a 16MP front camera. All those cameras are powered by AI and can recognize 22 different categories of objects in images and 500 scenarios in real-time, then automatically adjust the camera settings to achieve the best results. One notable feature is the Super Night shot that can take long exposure photos without the need for a tripod. For selfie lovers, it also features portrait mode with bokeh and light effects.
Above average battery capacity
Lastly, we have the 3,750mAh battery. For a phone of this class and price, this is above average so you can expect decent to good battery life, whether you’re just casually using it for social media or gaming.
The Honor 8X looks like a recommendable smartphone for young Filipinos who crave entertainment like gaming and video streaming, as well as those who like to browse and post content on social media. At PHP 12,990, it’s also looking to be a good, reasonably-priced gift this coming Christmas.
So, if you’re one of those who is looking for a device with the benefits mentioned above, then the Honor 8X should be on your list.