On December 18, Monday selected markets witnessed the launch of Honor X8b. This newly launched smartphone is backed up by a battery capacity of 4,500mAh and a wired fast charging support of 35W along with an octa-core Qualcomm Snapdragon 680 SoC. The firm launched Honor X7b earlier this month which is equipped with a similar primary camera and chipset as the recently launched Honor X8b.
Honor X8b Overview
|December 18, Monday
|35W wired fast charging
|Octa-core Qualcomm Snapdragon 680 SoC
|Titanium Silver, Midnight Black, Glamorous Green
|Price (8GB + 512GB)
|Rs. 17,700 (India), SAR 799 (Saudi Arabia), RM 999 (Malaysia)
|8GB + 256GB, 8GB + 128GB (Global Listing, specific prices not disclosed)
|6.7-inch Full-HD+ AMOLED, 2,412 x 1,080 pixels, up to 2,000 nits peak brightness
|MagicOS 7.2 based on Android 13
|Magic Capsule Feature
|Surrounds the pill-shaped cutout on the screen
|RAM and Storage Expansion
|Virtually expandable RAM up to 8GB, Onboard storage up to 512GB
|Camera Setup (Rear)
|108MP primary sensor, 5MP ultra-wide lens, 2MP macro camera
|Camera Setup (Front)
|50MP front camera with soft LED flash
|Supports video recording up to 1080p for both front and rear cameras
|USB Type-C, GPS, Bluetooth 5.0, Wi-Fi 802.11ac, 4G VoLTE
Honor X8b Availability and Price
Honor X8b smartphone is currently offered in Titanium Silver, Midnight Black, and Glamorous Green colorways. Moreover, the phone is priced at roughly Rs. 17,700 or SAR 799 in Saudi Arabia for its 8GB + 512GB variant.
In Malaysia, the 8GB + 512GB variant of the phone is available at roughly Rs. 17,700 or RM 999. As per the global listing, the phone will be available in 8GB + 256GB and 8GB + 128GB storage configurations. The price of the above-mentioned storage configurations has not been unveiled by the company yet.
Honor X8b Features and Specifications
The Honor X8b smartphone comes with an AMOLED display of 6.7-inch full-HD+ (2,412 x 1,080 pixels). It flaunts up to 2,000 nits of peak brightness level, a PWM dimming rate of 3,240Hz, and a 90Hz refresh rate. The smartphone ships with MagicOS 7.2 based on Android 13 along with a Magic Capsule feature surrounding the pill-shaped cutout on the screen.
Honor X8b offers virtually expandable RAM of up to an additional 8GB and onboard storage of up to 512 GB. The newly launched smartphone is equipped with 8GB of RAM paired with a Qualcomm Snapdragon 680 chipset.
On the optics front, the Honor X8b smartphone flaunts a macro camera of 2-megapixel, an ultra-wide lens sensor of 5-megapixel, and a primary sensor of 108-megapixel at the back. Simultaneously, the phone also flaunts a front camera sensor of 50-megapixel along with a soft LED flash unit.
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Both the rear and front cameras support video recording up to 1080p. Moreover, the phone supports USB Type-C connectivity, GPS, Bluetooth 5.0, Wi-Fi 802.11ac, and 4G VoLTE.