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October 24, 2018

Compare HONOR Mobile Phones: HONOR 8X vs HONOR 10

The HONOR 8X is newly released after HONOR 10, then which HONOR mobile phone is more value for money, the HONOR 8X or the HONOR 10 ? Let us take a comparison about them.

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Here’s the full breakdown of the internal differences between the two devices.

Specs HONOR 8X Hono 10
NETWORK Technology GSM / CDMA / HSPA / LTE GSM / HSPA / LTE
2G bands GSM 850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900 - SIM 1 & SIM 2,
CDMA 800 & TD-SCDMA
GSM 850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900 - SIM 1 & SIM 2
3G Network HSDPA 850 / 900 / 2100 HSDPA 850 / 900 / 1900 / 2100
4G Network LTE band 1(2100), 3(1800), 5(850), 8(900), 38(2600), 39(1900), 40(2300), 41(2500) LTE band 1(2100), 3(1800), 5(850), 7(2600), 8(900), 19(800), 20(800), 38(2600), 40(2300), 41(2500)
Speed HSPA, LTE-A HSPA 42.2/5.76 Mbps, LTE-A (3CA) Cat16 1024/150 Mbps
GPRS Yes Yes
EDGE Yes Yes
LAUNCH Announced 2018, September 2018, May
Status Available. Released 2018, September Available. Released 2018, May
BODY Dimensions 160.4 x 76.6 x 7.8 mm (6.31 x 3.02 x 0.31 in) 149.6 x 71.2 x 7.7 mm (5.89 x 2.80 x 0.30 in)
Weight 175 g (6.17 oz) 153 g (5.40 oz)
Build Front/back glass & aluminum frame Front/back glass, aluminum frame
SIM Dual SIM (Nano-SIM, dual stand-by) Dual SIM (Nano-SIM, dual stand-by)
DISPLAY Type IPS LCD capacitive touchscreen, 16M colors IPS LCD capacitive touchscreen, 16M colors
Size 6.5 inches, 103.7 cm2 (~84.4% screen-to-body ratio) 5.84 inches, 85.1 cm2 (~79.9% screen-to-body ratio)
Resolution 1080 x 2340 pixels, 19.5:9 ratio (~396 ppi density) 1080 x 2280 pixels, 19:9 ratio (~432 ppi density)
Multitouch Yes Yes
Firmware version EMUI 8.2 EMUI 8.1
PLATFORM OS Android 8.1 (Oreo) Android 8.1 (Oreo)
Chipset Hisilicon Kirin 710 (12 nm) Hisilicon Kirin 970 (10 nm)
CPU Octa-core (4x2.2 GHz Cortex-A73 & 4x1.7 GHz Cortex-A53) Octa-core (4x2.4 GHz Cortex-A73 & 4x1.8 GHz Cortex-A53)
GPU Mali-G51 MP4 Mali-G72 MP12
MEMORY Card slot microSD, up to 400 GB (dedicated slot) No
Internal 64/128 GB, 6 GB RAM or 64 GB, 4 GB RAM 64/128 GB, 4/6 GB RAM or 8 GB RAM (GT version)
MAIN CAMERA Modules 20 MP, f/1,8, PDAF 16 MP, f/1.8, PDAF
2 MP, depth sensor 24 MP B/W, f/1.8, PDAF
Features LED flash, panorama, HDR LED flash, HDR, panorama
Video 1080p@30fps 2160p@30fps, 1080p@30/60fps (gyro-EIS)
SELFIE CAMERA Modules 16 MP, f/2.0 24 MP, f/2.0
Video 1080p@30fps 1080p@30fps
SOUND Alert types Vibration; MP3, WAV ringtones Vibration; MP3, WAV ringtones
Loudspeaker Yes Yes
3.5mm jack Yes Yes
COMMS WLAN Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac, Wi-Fi Direct, hotspot Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac, dual-band, WiFi Direct, hotspot
Bluetooth 4.2, A2DP, LE, aptX 4.2, A2DP, aptX HD, LE
GPS Yes, with A-GPS, GLONASS, BDS Yes, with A-GPS, GLONASS, BDS
NFC No Yes
Infrared port No Yes
USB microUSB 2.0, USB On-The-Go 2.0, Type-C 1.0 reversible connector, USB On-The-Go
FEATURES Sensors Fingerprint (rear-mounted), accelerometer, gyro, proximity, compass Fingerprint (front-mounted), accelerometer, gyro, proximity, compass
Messaging SMS(threaded view), MMS, Email, Push Email, IM SMS(threaded view), MMS, Email, Push Email, IM
Browser HTML5 HTML5
Java No No
Charging Charging 5V/2A 10W Fast battery charging: 50% in 24 min (5V/4.5A)
Player MP4/H.264 player MP4/H.264 player
MP3/eAAC+/WAV/Flac player MP3/eAAC+/WAV/Flac player
Features Document viewer Document viewer
Photo/video editor Photo/video editor
BATTERY Battery Non-removable Li-Po 3750 mAh battery Non-removable Li-Po 3400 mAh battery
MISC Colors Black, Blue, Red, Pink Phantom Blue, Phantom Green, Midnight Black, Glacier Grey, Lily White (GT version only)
Price HONOR 8X price in your country HONOR 10 price in your country

Now we find that they have 4 key differences:

1. Performance: The HONOR 10 comes with Hisilicon Kirin 970, whose chipset is stronger than the newer HONOR 8X. What’s more, the HONOR 10 provides more RAM, which empower the device to run faster.

2. Screen: The HONOR 8X comes with a large screen, which is 6.5 inches and much larger than the HONOR 10. Although the HONOR 8X has slightly lower clarity than the HONOR 10, which doesn’t affect the HONOR 8x is an excellent big screen mobile phone.

3. Camera: The pixels is the difference between them. The rear camera of the HONOR 8X has more mega pixels while the selfie camera of HONOR 10 has stronger camera resolution.

4. Battery: The HONOR 8X has a bit bigger battery than the HONOR 10. Does this mean the HONOR 8X can last more time? Waiting for your experience!

In brief, the HONOR 8X is a cost-effective smartphone and the HONOR 10 may give us a higher performance. How do you think about their difference?