Honor 8x arrives in Malaysia for just RM949

Honor 8x arrives in Malaysia for just RM949

When it comes to bang for the buck, honor Malaysia has managed to carve out a name for themselves with phones that offer serious value. The latest addition to their line-up, the honor 8X attempts to raise the bar yet again as it pairs up a large display, tons of storage and a dual camera at a price tag under RM1K.

In terms of hardware, the honor 8X brings to the plate an absolutely massive 6.5-inch Full HD+ notched touchscreen sheathed with 2.5D glass that offers an impressive 91% screen-to-body ratio.

Powering the whole affair is a Kirin 710 octacore processor of recent vintage augmented by their GPU Turbo tech for better gaming on selected titlespaired up with 4GB RAM and 128GB of expandable storage via a triple card slot which allows you to bung in two SIM cards and a microSD card too for good measure.

The rear is paved with a now increasingly common slab of smoothed mirrored glass done up in your choice of either blue or black. This time around, the honor 8X has a vertical strip that’s a shade lighter than the rest of the backplate to give it a unique look.

Arrayed along this strip is a vertically aligned dual camera with a 20-MP primary camera and a secondary 2-MP sensor for depth details to achieve a bokeh effect. For selfies, the front sports a 16-MP selfie camera. To keep all this running, it has a 3,750mAh battery juiced by a microUSB port.

For Malaysia, the honor 8X will retail for RM949 and will be first available for purchase online along with a free bundled set of bonuses on www.hihonor.com/my  and Shopee starting 12 October.

In terms of goodies, the bundle is quite a bargain as it throws in a free cover, a free honor band 3 wearable and an RM100 voucher for getting additional accessories worth about RM500. From 13 October onwards, the honor 8X will be available at a roadshow at the MyTown Cheras mall and will also feature the same goodie kit albeit with a slightly lesser RM50 voucher along with the addition of a free honor backpack.

 

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