The Huawei Honor 7X announced back in October 2017 is finally getting a successor – the Honor 8X – the device has been in the rumor mill for quite some time now, but it was only recently the brand officially confirmed the device in a sort of official teaser.
As per the teaser, the Honor 8x will be announced alongside the Honor 8X Max – a supersized phone with a much larger 7.12-inch display with FHD+ (1080 x 2244 pixels) resolution. And while there have been speculations both devices might use the SD636 chipset, the latest scoop from China suggest otherwise.
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According to an image currently making the rounds on Weibo, the Honor 8X recently appeared on the Master Lu Chinese benchmark confirming with the Snapdragon 660 SoC. Though the listing never referenced the Honor 8X, its model number tallies with the Honor 8X model with recently appeared on the Chinese TENAA site with ARE-AL00 model number.
Both devices are expected to flaunt a display with water drop notch, and as per the listing on TENAA, a variant of the Honor 8X is tipped to come with a dual camera (16MP + 2MP) on the rear side, with an 8-megapixel selfie camera on the water drop notch, a fingerprint sensor, and a massive 4,900 mAh battery.
If all falls in place, we’ll hear more on September 5 when both devices are tipped to go official.