Back in March of this year, the Honor X8 4G smartphone was launched with a Qualcomm Snapdragon 680 processor and a quad camera. And now, Honor has announced a 5G version of the smartphone with different technical characteristics.

HONOR X8 5G launched

The Honor X8 5G is powered by a Snapdragon 480+ chip, which contains eight Kryo 460 cores with a clock speed of up to 2.2 GHz, an Adreno 619 graphics accelerator and a Snapdragon X51 5G modem. The amount of RAM is 6 GB, the capacity of the flash drive is 128 GB.

In addition, the screen measures 6.5 inches diagonally with Full HD+ resolution and a 60Hz refresh rate. A small notch at the top of the display houses an 8-megapixel selfie camera. The rear camera now has a three-component configuration: a 48-megapixel unit, a 2-megapixel depth sensor and a 2-megapixel macro module.

HONOR X8 5G specs

Additionally, the equipment includes a side fingerprint scanner, a Bluetooth 5.2 adapter, an NFC controller, a USB Type-C port, and a 3.5 mm headphone jack. Power is provided by a 5000 mAh battery with support for 22.5-watt charging.

The smartphone runs Android 11 operating system with Magic UI 4.2, the custom user interface of the Chinese company.


Honor X8 5G Specifications

CPU: Snapdragon 480+ 5G SM4350-AC, 2.2GHz Octa-Core

GPU: Adreno 619

Display: 6.5inch FHD+ 1600×720 20:9, TFT LCD


Storage: 128GB

Main camera: Triple

  • 48MP (main, f/1.8)
  • 2MP (macro f/2.4)
  • 2MP (depth f/2.4)

Front camera: 8MP, f/2.0

OS: Android 11 (Magic UI 4.2)

Dimension: 163.66 × 75.13 × 8.68 mm

Weight: 194g

Battery: 5000mAh (Fast charge 10V/2.25A 22.5W)

Colors: Midnight Black, Ocean Blue

Wi-Fi: 2.4G/5GHz, 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac

Bluetooth: v5.1


Earphone jack: Yes

Authentication method: Fingerprint sensor (side), Face ID

Others: Dual SIM(NanoSIM), VoLTE, NFC

Network: 5G ready

Honor X8 5G Price and Availability

HONOR X8 5G in colors

The phone comes in two colors: Midnight Black and Ocean Blue. However, the price of the device is yet to be known.


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