Honor 8X Smartphone Unveiled with Super Night Shot Photo-Mode
Honor has unveiled the new Honor 8X smartphone. A feature-heavy device with great imaging capabilities and all at just £229!
Honor, a leading smartphone e-brand and sister brand to the all-mighty Huawei, has launched the newest and most convincing addition to its X-Series; the Honor 8X.
Announced as a pivotal landmark in the Honor series, the new handset has a 6.5″ Notch FullView Display with a 91% screen-to-body-ratio. So it’s great for viewing. See below for further highlights.
- AI dual camera with super night shot photo-mode
- New Kirin 710 chipsets [first ever in an Honor phone]
- AI call technology
- Excellent battery life
- Available in Blue & Black finish
More on the camera
The Honor 8X comes loaded with a dual-lens 20mp and 2mp rear along with 16mp front-facing cameras. As we’ve become accustomed to with Huawei smartphones, these Honor cameras also come with AI technology, which can identify 22 different categories and up to 500 scenarios all in real-time. The AI tech prioritises the camera settings, improving photo-quality depending on the users subject.
Mr George Zhao, President of Honor, told PhotoBite: “With the newly unveiled Honor 8X, Honor is setting out to hit new benchmarks in terms of the balance between value, design and performance. The Honor 8X doesn’t just meet the needs of our customers, it represents a stunning leap forward in smartphone technology, tearing down old conventions on what is possible while keeping a strong focus on design aesthetics. The Honor 8X is a beautiful embodiment of minimalism, an eye-catching example of achievement and ingenuity that demands attention. It’s a trailblazer which demonstrates that flagship features do not require comprise.”
Night Shooting Mode
The new night shooting mode, which is powered by the onboard AI technology promises to eliminate blurred pictures when shooting under a maximum 6-second exposure, even with unsteady or wobbly hands.
The new Honor device has 128GB ROM and can sustain expandable microSD cards up to 400GB. The user interface EMUI 8.2 keeps the system running smoothly and also brings new features such as facial recognition [in low light] and augmented reality [AR] capabilities.
It also highlights intelligent power saving tech coupled with a 3750mAh battery, which can last for more than a day on a single charge.
Check out the Honor 8X image gallery below:
PhotoBite’s Simon Skinner went along to the London launch of the Honor 8X where the professional photographer, Ron Timehin, gave his thoughts on the Honor 8X’s photographic capabilities. Watch the footage below to see for yourself.
Pricing and availability
The Honor 8X launches in the UK on Thursday, 11th October 2018 at just £229.99 and comes in Blue or Black