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December 24, 2018

Best Mid-Range Smartphone 2018 in Philippines

Not everyone can afford the expensive flagship phones, due to the rising cost of the new flagship models year over year. However, on the current smartphone market, there are plenty of other good choices, like the mid-range phones and the budget phones. The mid-range phones from HONOR, are offering excellent performance, combining flagship-level features in hardware of great value. If you are also on a bit of budget, you can save greatly by choosing one of the HONOR phones.

Today we would like to introduce you the best choices on mid-range smartphones – HONOR 8X, HONOR Play and HONOR 10. Why we say so? Let’s look at the following table to have some ideas of their specs and the prices respectively.

Model Price Size Chipset Battery Front Camera Main Camera Launch Date
HONOR 8X ₱12,990 6.5 inches Kirin 710 3750 mAh 16 MP 20MP + 2MP Oct. 2018
HONOR Play ₱15,990 6.3 inches Kirin 970 3750 mAh 16 MP 16MP + 2MP July. 2018
HONOR 10 ₱20,990  5.84 inches Kirin 970 3400 mAh 24 MP 24MP + 16MP May. 2018


Though it only costs ₱12,990 in Philippines, the HONOR 8X looks like a premium phone in most aspects. HONOR offers advanced features such as facial recognition that works well in most environments, and Eye Comfort Mode, so it is more than enough for casual browsing and gaming.

Borderless Design

Seamless FHD+ FullView screen, with advanced chip-on-film (COF) technology and special antenna design. Featuring an incredible 91% screen-to-body ratio and sleek 4.25mm wide bottom bezel, the display occupies nearly the entire front of the phone. The size of HONOR 8X reaches 6.5 inches, enabling a pleasant experience for gaming and watching movies. Meanwhile, the device allows split-screen mode, so the big screen is perfect under such circumstances.

best mid-range smartphone in 2018- HONOR 8x 3750mAh Enhanced Battery Life

The large battery capacity and its intelligent battery saving system allows for a full day heavy usage. Using the Smart Power-Saving on HONOR 8X to get you a long lasting battery.

Eye Comfort Mode

The unique Eye Comfort Mode Certified by TÜV Rheinland is supported on HONOR 8X. By turning on this mode, you can reduce blue light radiation to prevent eye fatigue.

Best Mid-Range Smartphone 2018 in Philippines


At ₱15,990, HONOR Play is also highly recommended as one of the best mid-range smartphone of HONOR. HONOR Play offers top notch performance at a far lower price than the similar competitor phones, which makes it the ideal phone for gamers on a budget.

best mid-range smartphone in 2018- HONOR play

The specs are almost identical to the pricier HONOR 10, though the device got a camera with lower resolution and a metal back instead of glass, still, even if you're not a gamer, this is one of the best value phones on the market, offering flagship performance at a fraction of the price.


HONOR 10 is the best mid-range phone you can buy now, if you have higher budget to afford it. The number series of HONOR phones are considered as the flagship phones as they usually have the latest technology equipped. On HONOR 10, the display, camera resolution, build quality, chipset performance and graphics processing are all the best among all HONOR phones.

best mid-range smartphone in 2018- HONOR 10

With the launch of HONOR Magic2 and HONOR View20 in the near future, the two of which equip HiSilicon Kirin 980, the Kirin 970 chipset on HONOR 10 might no longer be the king in performance, however, considering the price tag on HONOR 10, for mid-range phones in 2018, it is undoubtedly the king.