HONOR Announces launch of HONOR X Series in South Africa
Bringing HONOR’s innovative technology solutions to South African users, global technology brand HONOR today announced the launch of HONOR X Series – HONOR X8 and HONOR X7. The newest members of HONOR’s reliable HONOR X Series are a combination of style, feature, and cutting-edge technology all at an affordable price point. The HONOR X8 a pivotal landmark in the series, features a stylish, ultra-thin and lightweight design, a large screen with super narrow bezels, exceptional photography capabilities and powerful performance that exceeds expectations. The device comes with a 4000mAh battery topped up with 22.5W HONOR Wired SuperCharge capability, allowing the user to rapidly power up their device to up to 40% in just 20 minutes. With latest camera features for nighttime photography the X8 offers a flagship-level 64MP quad-lens rear camera setup that houses only the most integral lenses to accommodate for every unique shooting scenario to encounter regardless of the dim environment. Running on Android 11 with Google Mobile Services (GMS), the HONOR X8 (6GB+128GB) and HONOR X7 (4GB+128GB) will be available on sale from today at R4999 and R3999 respectively.
Exquisite Design with Ultra Slim and Lightweight Body
Incredibly thin, sleek, and stylish, the HONOR X8 has been designed with an ultra slim and lightweight body, coming in at just 7.45mm thick and weighing just 177g. Boasting a flat-edge design and elegant rounded corners on all four sides, the HONOR X8 fits comfortably in the palm of a hand, and can effortlessly slide into small handbags and pockets, ensuring users will never be weighed down.
Super Narrow Bezels and 6.7-inch HONOR FullView Display
Presenting a truly immersive visual entertainment experience, the HONOR X8 has super narrow bezels which deliver an impressive 93.6% screen-to-body ratio, the highest to be achieved among traditional smartphones of the same grade and smartphones in the same category. To accomplish this industry breakthrough, HONOR developed an innovative glue dispensing solution, which enabled the left and right frames of the HONOR X8 to be compressed to 1.1mm, while the top frame is only 1.15mm thin.
HONOR X8 boasting a 6.7-inch HONOR FullView display. The screen resolution is 2388×1080 pixels and it supports 16.7 million colors, enhancing clarity, and offering a true-to-life viewing experience, ideal for watching movies, browsing photos, and gaming.
The HONOR X8 is also packed with advanced eye protection features, including TÜV Rheinland Low Blue Light Certification, eBook Mode and Dark Mode, ensuring a comfortable reading and viewing experience, even after extended periods of use or in dimly lit environments.
Premium Photography Capabilities for Spectacular Image Capture
Bringing a beyond exceptional photography experience, the HONOR X8 boasts a Quad Camera setup, including a 64MP Main Camera, an 5MP Wide Angle Camera, a 2M Sensing Macro Camera and a 2M Sensing Bokeh Camera.
Perfect for budding photographers and creators who love to capture content on the go and record special moments with family and friends, the 64MP ultra-clear camera allows users to capture more detail and vivid photos. The 5MP Wide Angle Camera with a 120o angle of view and a f/2.2 aperture allows users to capture more elements in the frame with greater ease and convenience.
Worry-Free Battery Life with 22.5W SuperCharge
Guaranteeing long-lasting battery life for users, the HONOR X8 comes equipped with a 4000mAh battery with 22.5W HONOR Wired SuperCharge capability, delivering up to 13 hours of YouTube video content, 19 hours of web browsing and 9.3 hours of gaming. With the help of SuperCharge, in just ten minutes, gamers can juice up their device with enough charge which enables 100 minutes of gaming, ensuring them to rapidly power up their device, enjoy their favourite game without having to worry about running out of power.
Performance Powered by Snapdragon® 680 and HONOR RAM Turbo
A smartphone powerhouse, the HONOR X8 is powered by the Qualcomm Snapdragon® 680 Mobile Platform, an advanced 6nm processor, designed to deliver superior performance while conserving power.
The HONOR X8 is equipped with HONOR RAM Turbo (6G+2G), an HONOR technology which moves a portion of flash memory to RAM, meaning 6GB RAM can be increased to 8GB RAM. This technology expands RAM storage by compressing background apps and stops background processes from getting killed when users switch apps, ensuring users can take a call and write a message and the apps will still be running in the background.
Pricing, Color and Availability
Designed for a style conscious audience, the HONOR X8 is available in two striking colors: Titanium Silver and Midnight Black and HONOR 7 in Midnight Black and Ocean Blue.
Priced at R4,999 and R3999, the X8 and X7 will be available in 6GB+128GB version and 4G+128Gb version respectively. Consumers can buy the latest smartphone HONOR X8 and HONOR X7 via MTN, Vodacom, Cell C, Telkom Mobile, Takealot and selected retail stores.