• 6.3" (2340x1080) IPS LCD
  • 4GB/6GB
    Kirin 970 SoC
    64GB Storage
  • 16-MP, f/2.2 Rear: 2 Cameras
  • 3750 mAh Huawei Super Charge 3.0
  • 6.5" (2340x1080) IPS LCD
  • 6GB
    Huawei HiSilicon KIRIN 710 SoC
    128GB Storage
  • 20-MP, f/1.8 Rear: 2 Cameras
  • 3750 mAh
Specifications Highlights
Product NameHonor PlayHonor 8x
ProductHonor Play (2018), Price: 399 USD at AmazonHonor 8x (2018), Price: 349 USD at Amazon
Display6.3" 2340x1080 IPS LCD 6.5" 2340x1080 IPS LCD
Rear Camera(s)
  • 27mm 16-MP f/2.2 (Primary)
  • 2-MP f/2.4
  • 26mm 20-MP f/1.8 (Primary)
  • 2-MP +Bokeh Sensor
Selfie Camera(s)
  • 27mm 16-MP f/2
  • 27mm 16-MP f/2
Computing
  • Kirin 970 SoC
  • 4GB/6GB RAM
  • 64GB Storage
  • MicroSDXC
  • Huawei HiSilicon KIRIN 710 SoC
  • 6GB RAM
  • 128GB Storage
  • MicroSDXC
Battery3750 mAh, Huawei Super Charge 3.03750 mAh
DesignIP Rating, 176g (6.2oz), 74.27x157.9x7.48 mm (2.92 x 6.22 x 0.29 inches)IP Rating, 175g (6.2oz), 76.6x160.4x7.8 mm (3.02 x 6.31 x 0.31 inches)
Price (Market)$399$349
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Display
Product NameHonor PlayHonor 8x
TypeIPS LCDIPS LCD
Diagonal (inches)6.3"6.5"
Display/Body Ratio83.1%84.4%
Resolution2340x10802340x1080
Sharpness (PPI)409 PPI396 PPI
Display Glass TypeNo
Features
  • Multitouch
  • Glossy
  • 2.5D
  • Multitouch
  • Glossy
  • 2.5D
Color Depth24 bit (16,777,216 Colors)24 bit (16,777,216 Colors)
Primary Camera
Product NameHonor PlayHonor 8x
Megapixel16-MP20-MP
Aperturef/2.2f/1.8
Focal Length (35mm) 27mm26mm
Sensor Pixel Size1.12 µm1.12 µm
Sensor SizeSmallSmall
Autofocus Features
  • Contrast
  • Phase Detection
  • Contrast
  • Phase Detection
Hardware Features
  • LED Flash
  • Autofocus
  • HDR Photo
  • LED Flash
  • Autofocus
  • HDR Photo
Video Resolutions
  • 2160p/30fps
  • 2160p/30fps
  • 720p/480fps
Battery
Product NameHonor PlayHonor 8x
Battery TypeLi-PolyLi-Poly
Battery Capacity (mAh)3750 mAh3750 mAh
Battery Features
  • Fast Charge
  • Non-Removable
  • Non-Removable
Fast-Charge ProtocolHuawei Super Charge 3.0
Computing
Product NameHonor PlayHonor 8x
Processor BrandHiSiliconHiSilicon
Processor NameKirin 970Huawei HiSilicon KIRIN 710
Processor ModelKirin 970
Processor # Cores88
Main Processor Frequency (GHz)2.36 GHz2.2 GHz
RAM Options4GB/6GB6GB
Internal Storage Options64GB128GB
Memory Card TypeMicroSDXCMicroSDXC
Operating System + VersionAndroid 8.1Android 8.1
Communications
Product NameHonor PlayHonor 8x
LTE Category (Download)LTE CAT18 1200/211 MbpsLTE CAT12 603 Mbps
LTE Bands38, 39, 40, 41
Modem Features
  • UMTS
  • EDGE
  • GPRS
  • HSPA+
  • LTE
  • EV-DO A
  • TD-SCDMA
  • TD-HSDPA
  • UMTS
  • EDGE
  • GPRS
  • HSPA+
  • LTE
  • EV-DO A
  • TD-SCDMA
  • TD-HSDPA
WiFi Speed
  • a
  • b
  • g
  • n
  • ac
  • b
  • g
  • n
WiFi Features
  • Dual-band
  • Hotspot
  • WiFi Direct
  • Hotspot
  • WiFi Direct
Bluetooth VersionBluetooth 4.2Bluetooth 4.2
Bluetooth Features
  • A2DP
  • BT EDR
  • BT LE
  • A2DP
  • BT EDR
  • BT LE
Connector TypeUSB Type CMicro USB
Connector Features
  • USB 2.0
  • USB OTG
  • USB 2.0
  • USB OTG
Sim Card 0
Product NameHonor PlayHonor 8x
NameSIM0SIM0
SIM TypeNano SIMNano SIM
SIM Features
  • 4G
Sim Card 1
Product NameHonor PlayHonor 8x
NameSIM0SIM1
SIM TypeNano SIM/MicroSDNano SIM
Multimedia
Product NameHonor PlayHonor 8x
Audio Features
  • Loudspeaker
  • 3.5mm Port
  • Loudspeaker
  • FM Radio
  • 3.5mm Port
Audio Formats
  • AAC
  • 3GA
  • AMR
  • RA
  • AWB
  • FLAC
  • MID
  • MIDI
  • MP3
  • OGA
  • OGG
  • WMA
  • WAV
  • AAC
  • 3GA
  • AMR
  • RA
  • AWB
  • FLAC
  • MID
  • MIDI
  • MP3
  • OGA
  • OGG
  • WMA
  • WAV
Video Formats
  • DIVX
  • H.263
  • H.264
  • MPEG-4
  • H.265
  • MP4
  • VP8
  • VP9
  • XVID
  • DIVX
  • H.263
  • H.264
  • MPEG-4
  • H.265
  • MP4
  • VP8
  • VP9
  • XVID
Sensors
  • Proximity
  • Accelerometer
  • Compass
  • Gyroscope
  • Barometer
  • Fingerprint
  • GPS
  • A-GPS
  • GLONASS
  • BeiDou
  • Proximity
  • Accelerometer
  • Compass
  • Gyroscope
  • Fingerprint
  • GPS
  • A-GPS
  • GLONASS
  • BeiDou

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