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Huawei Honor 8X Max Specs + Pros and Cons Reviews

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Huawei Honor 8X Max Specs + Pros and Cons Reviews.

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Huawei Honor 8X Max Specs

Huawei Honor 8X Max Specs

Date Released: 2018, September

DisplayTypeIPS LCD capacitive touchscreen, 16M colors
Size6.5 inches, 103.7 cm2 (~84.4% screen-to-body ratio)
Resolution1080 x 2340 pixels, 19.5:9 ratio (~396 ppi density)
- EMUI 8.2
BodyDimensions160.4 x 76.6 x 7.8 mm (6.31 x 3.02 x 0.31 in)
Weight175 g (6.17 oz)
SIMDual SIM (Nano-SIM, dual stand-by)
CameraPrimaryDual: 20 MP, f/1,8, PDAF + 2 MP, depth sensor, LED flash
Secondary16 MP, f/2.0, HDR, 1080p
FeaturesGeo-tagging, touch focus, face detection, HDR, panorama
MemoryExternal SlotmicroSD, up to 256 GB (dedicated slot)
Internal64/128 GB, 6 GB RAM or 64 GB, 4 GB RAM
NetworkTechnologyGSM / CDMA / HSPA / LTE
BatteryNon-removable Li-Po 3750 mAh battery
Available ColorBlack, Blue, Red, Pink
PlatformOSAndroid 8.1 (Oreo)
ChipsetHisilicon Kirin 710
CPUOcta-core (4x2.2 GHz Cortex-A73 & 4x1.7 GHz Cortex-A53)
GPUMali-G51 MP4
SoundAlert TypesVibration; MP3, WAV ringtones
3.5mm JackYes
- Active noise cancellation with dedicated mic
COMMSWLANWi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac, Wi-Fi Direct, hotspot
Bluetooth4.2, A2DP, LE, aptX
RadioFM radio
USBmicroUSB 2.0, USB On-The-Go
FeaturesSensorsFingerprint (rear-mounted), accelerometer, gyro, proximity, compass
MessagingSMS(threaded view), MMS, Email, Push Email, IM

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Huawei Honor 8X Max Review

Huawei Honor 8X Max Specs is completely different in comparing to the Huawei Honor 8X. It is the first smartphone ever under the same flagship with almost the same name not considering the “MAX” word is included. Both smartphones, Honor 8X and Honor 8X Max, are successfully introduced as the new smartphone device for the month of September under the Huawei brand. Comparing the two smartphones has a big difference in size, battery capacity, camera and even running platform for each device. Both smartphones are expected to be released before this month of September end.

Honor 8X Max is equipped with a 7.12 inches full-screen view and has an IPS LCD capacitive touchscreen display. It has a dimension of 177.6 x 86.3 x 8.1 mm (6.99 x 3.40 x 0.32 in) and weighing 210g. The display resolution comes by a spec of 1080 x 2244 pixels, 18.7:9 ratio and 350 ppi density. The smartphone designed as a Dual Nano SIM card with dual standby mode feature. It is supported to a network technology up to 4G LTE band for data connection.

The device runs by an EMUI 8.2 based on the operating system of Android 8.1 Oreo. The processor is powered by a 1.8 GHz Octa-core Qualcomm SDM636 Snapdragon 636 and GPU of Adreno 509. It has a variety of memory capacities such as 6 GB RAM with 64 GB internal memory or 4 GB RAM with 64GB/128GB ROM. Additionally, memory can be expanded via microSD card up to 256 GB capacity storage. The external memory has a dedicated slot to use without interfering with the SIM slot location.

The same with the Honor 8X model, it has a dual camera lens but had a lower quality lens in megapixel to take a photo. The main camera has the quality of dual 16 MP, f/2.0, PDAF + 2 MP, f/2.4, depth sensor with LED Flash. It has camera mode options to choose from to capture photos like a pro including the HDR and Panorama. The video resolution lies on the spec of 1080p@30fps for recording using the back camera. While the front camera has 8 MP f/2.0, HDR with 720p@30fps resolution for recording.

On the other hand, the Honor 8X Max has a built-in stereo speaker and supported by a default port of 3.5mm jack for headphones along with a Dolby Atmos sound feature. It has also active noise cancellation with dedicated mic. The connectivity packs by the specs and feature of the following such as Wi-Fi (Wi-Fi Direct, hotspot), Bluetooth 4.2 (A2DP, LE), GPS (A-GPS, GLONASS, BDS), FM radio and micro USB 2.0 with OTG ready. It has a fingerprint scanner rear-mounted located at the back of the device together with the dual camera lens. The others sensor feature includes the accelerometer, gyro, proximity, and compass.

Huawei Honor 8X Max Price and Battery Capacity

The battery is non-removable Li-Po with 5000 mAh capacity. It also supported with fast charging feature. The color available for variations is Black, Blue, and Red. Huawei stated the official market price of the smartphone about 250 EUR or Php 15, 568.25 if converted into Philippines currency respectively.


  • 7.12 inches full-screen with IPS LCD display
  • High-resolution spec display
  • Android 8.1 Oreo with EMUI 8.2
  • 1.8 GHz Octa-core Snapdragon 636 processor
  • RAM and ROM: 64/128 GB, 4 GB RAM or 64 GB, 6 GB RAM
  • External memory up to 256 GB with a dedicated slot
  • Camera Dual: 16 MP, f/2.0, PDAF + 2 MP, f/2.4, depth sensor with LED Flash
  • Front Camera: 8 MP f/2.0, HDR, 720p
  • Active noise cancellation with dedicated mic
  • Dolby Atmos sound
  • OTG Ready
  • Fingerprint Scanner (rear-mounted)
  • Li-Po 5000 mAh battery
  • Fast Charging supported


  • No Corning Gorilla Glass protected
  • Non-removable battery