Honor has launched the companies latest upper mid-ranger smartphone Honor 8X Max along side with Honor 8X in China. It comes with a tablet sized massive 7.12-inch Full HD+ (2244 × 1080 pixels) 18.7:9 aspect ratio waterdrop like notch display with 90.5% screen-to-body ratio, is powered by an either Snapdragon 660 or 636 Octa-Core 14nm processor. It has either 4GB / 6GB of RAM and 64GB of internal memory or 4GB RAM and 128GB of internal storage with dedicated Micro SD support upto 256GB. It runs on EMUI 8.2 which is based on Android 8.1 (Oreo).
There is a 16-megapixel primary camera with an f/1.8 aperture, along with a 2-megapixel secondary rear camera along with an f/2.4 aperture on the back to capture portrait mode photos. There is a 8-megapixel camera on the front with f/2.0 aperture, AI beautify and also has 4-in-1 pixel binning technology. It has a fingerprint sensor on the back as well as face unlock. It comes with a massive 5000mAh battery with support for 9V/2A fast charging.
Honor 8X Max specifications
- 7.12-inch (2244×1080 pixels) Full HD+ 18.7:9 2.5D curved glass display, 72% NTSC Color Gamut
- Octa-Core Snapdragon 660 14nm Mobile Platform (Quad 2.2GHz Kryo 260 + Quad 1.8GHz Kryo 260 CPUs) with Adreno 512 GPU / 1.8GHz Octa-Core Snapdragon 636 14nm Mobile Platform with Adreno 509 GPU
- 4GB RAM, 64GB / 128GB internal storage / 6GB RAM with 64GB storage, expandable memory up to 256GB with microSD
- Android 8.1 (Oreo) with EMUI 8.2
- Hybrid Dual SIM (nano + nano / microSD)
- 16MP rear camera with LED flash, f/2.0 aperture, 2MP secondary camera, f/2.4 aperture
- 8MP front-facing camera, f/2.0 aperture
- Fingerprint sensor and Face unlock
- Dual 4G VoLTE, Wi-Fi 802.11 ac (2.4GHz / 5GHz), Bluetooth 5, GPS + GLONASS
- 5000mAh battery with 9V/2A fast charging
- Dimensions: 177.57×86.24×8.13mm; Weight: 210g
The Honor 8X Max has a metal frame and a glass back, comes in Black, Red and Blue colours colors. As for the pricing, 4GB RAM with 64GB internal storage variant will costs 1499 yuan (US$ 219 / Rs. 15,745 approx.), 4GB RAM with 128GB internal storage variant will costs 1799 yuan (US$ 263 / Rs. 18,900 approx.) while the Snapdragon 660 variant with 6GB + 64GB storage will go on sale in October. Pre-orders for Honor 8X MAX will begin on September 6th and goes sales in China starting from September 11th. These phones will be available for purchase on the Vmall, Tmall, Suning, and Jingdong.