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Honor X8b with 108MP main camera launched

Honor has launched a new mid-range phone dubbed the Honor X8b in Saudi Arabia. The handset is an enhanced version of the Honor X8, announced in March of this year. Instead of an LCD panel, the X8b comes with an AMOLED display, better cameras, and some other improvements.

Hono X8b launched

Here is a look at the specifications, features, and price of the X8b.

The Honor X8b measures 161.05 x 74.55 x 6.78mm and weighs 166 grams. It has a 6.7-inch AMOLED panel that offers a Full HD+ resolution of 2412 x 1080 pixels, a 90Hz refresh rate, 3240Hz PWM dimming, and a peak brightness of up to 2,000 nits.

The device runs on Android 14 and Magic OS 7.2 UI, which comes with support for Magic Capsule notifications feature.

The pill-shaped cutout on the Honor X8b’s display houses a 50-megapixel selfie camera and a soft-LED flash. The back panel of the device features a 108-megapixel main camera, a 5-megapixel ultra-wide lens, and a 2-megapixel macro camera.

Under the hood, the Honor X8b features the Snapdragon 680 chipset and a 4,500mAh battery that supports 35W fast charging.

The device comes in multiple configurations, such as 8 GB RAM + 128 GB storage, 8 GB RAM + 256 GB storage, and 8 GB RAM + 512 GB storage.

Hono X8b specs

The device comes with other features, such as a dual SIM, 4G VoLTE, Wi-Fi 802.11ac, Bluetooth 5.0G, GPS, a USB-C port, and a side-facing fingerprint sensor.

Honor X8b Specifications

Network Properties

  • 2G bands: GSM 850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900 – SIM 1 & SIM 2
  • 3G bands: HSDPA 850 / 900 / 1900 / 2100
  • 4G bands: LTE
  • Speed: HSPA, LTE

Launch

  • Announced: 2023, December 18
  • Status: Available. Released 2023, December 18

Design

  • Dimensions: 161.1 x 74.6 x 6.8 mm (6.34 x 2.94 x 0.27 in)
  • Weight: 166 g (5.86 oz)
  • Colors: Glamorous Green, Titanium Silver, Midnight Black
  • SIM: Dual SIM (Nano-SIM, dual stand-by)

Display

  • Type: AMOLED, 90Hz, 1200 nits (HBM), 2000 nits (peak)
  • Size: 6.7 inches, 108.0 cm2 (~89.9% screen-to-body ratio)
  • Resolution: 1080 x 2412 pixels, 20:9 ratio (~394 ppi density)

Operating System

  • Android 13, MagicOS 7.2

Hardware

  • Chipset: Qualcomm SM6225 Snapdragon 680 4G (6 nm)
  • CPU: Octa-core (4×2.4 GHz Kryo 265 Gold & 4×1.9 GHz Kryo 265 Silver)
  • GPU: Adreno 610
  • Memory Card slot: No
  • Internal: 128GB 8GB RAM, 256GB 8GB RAM, 512GB 8GB RAM

Cameras

  • Main Camera: Triple
    • 108 MP, f/1.8, 24mm (wide), PDAF
    • 5 MP, f/2.2, (ultrawide)
    • 2 MP, f/2.4, (macro)
  • Features: LED flash, HDR, panorama
  • Video: 1080p@30fps
  • Selfie Camera: Single – 50 MP, f/2.1, (wide)
  • Features: LED flash
  • Video: 1080p@30fps

Multimedia

  • Radio: No
  • Loudspeaker: Yes
  • Audio 3.5mm jack: No

Connectivity

  • WLAN: Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac, dual-band, Wi-Fi Direct
  • Bluetooth: 5.0, A2DP, LE
  • Positioning: GPS, GLONASS, GALILEO, BDS
  • NFC: No
  • USB: USB Type-C 2.0, OTG

Features

  • Sensors: Fingerprint (side-mounted), accelerometer, compass
  • Virtual proximity sensing

Battery

  • Battery Type and Capacity: Li-Po 4500 mAh, non-removable
  • Charging: 35W wired

Models: LLY-LX1, LLY-LX2, LLY-LX3

Honor X8b Price and Availability

In Saudi Arabia, the Honor X8b has a starting price of around ~$240.

Hono X8b in colors

It comes in three shades: Midnight Black, Titanium Silver, and Glamorous Green. There is no information on which other markets will be receiving the X8b.