Huawei’s sub-brand Honor is set to launch the Honor 8X and Honor 8X Max at a launch event in China on September 5. The Max variant is expected to be the more premium model, with a bigger screen and better specs. Now, more information about the Honor 8X Max has been revealed thanks to its premature listing on JD.com, also revealing its full design, features and specifications.
JD.com lists the Honor 8X Max with a dummy price of CNY 9,998 (around Rs. 103,000). This is obviously just a dummy price tag, and the exact price will be revealed at the event next week. The smartphone sports a teardrop-shaped notch and a slight chin at the bottom housing the Honor mark. At the rear, there is a vertically stacked dual camera setup and a rear fingerprint scanner is also visible. The smartphone is listed in a Magic Night Black color option, but the product description page on JD.com has plenty of posters revealing that the Honor 8X Max will also be available in blue and red color options. There are also full renderings of the phone, seen from the front and back.
The posters reveal that the smartphone will sport a massive 7.12-inch display with the teardrop-shaped notch. The screen-to-body ratio is listed at 90% and it will support Dolby Atmos sound technology. The back sports a 3D design that will reflect differently from different angles. The Honor 8X Max will feature an 18W fast charge that will allow 40 minutes of calls with a 10 minute fast charge. The list was Point by tipster @banggo Go on Twitter.
Previous leaks indicate that the Honor 8X and Honor 8X Max will be powered by the Snapdragon 660 SoC. A TENAA listing suggests that the Honor 8X will run on Android 8.1 Oreo, sport a 7.12-inch Full HD + (1080×2244 pixels) TFT panel. with an aspect ratio of 18.7: 9, will pack 4 GB of RAM, 64 GB of on-board storage and contain a 4900 mAh battery under the hood.
The dual rear camera module will carry a 16-megapixel primary sensor and a secondary 2-megapixel depth sensor. On the front, the handset will get an 8-megapixel selfie camera. In terms of dimensions, the Honor 8X will measure 177.57×86.24×8.13 mm and weigh 210 grams.