Spec comparison: Honor 8X vs Xiaomi Redmi Note 5 Pro

By yatin singh | Published on 17 Oct 2018
  • Today, we are comparing the newly launched Honor 8X with the Xiaomi Redmi Note 5 Pro to see how they fare on paper.

Spec comparison: Honor 8X vs Xiaomi Redmi Note 5 Pro

The Huawei’s sub-brand Honor has finally introduced its Honor 8X in Indian markets after announcing the phone in China last month. The smartphone comes with a dual-camera setup, a display notch and more. The Honor 8X is starting from Rs 14,999 in India and all set to compete with the Xiaomi’s Redmi Note 5 Pro, which is also available for the exact same price. Now, we will compare these two smartphones specifications to see where they stand, at least on paper.


Honor 8X

Xiaomi Redmi Note 5 Pro

Launch price

Rs 14,999

Rs 14,999





1080 x 2340 pixels

1080 x 2160

Processor make

HiSilicon Kirin 710

Qualcomm Snapdragon 636


2.2GHz octa-core

1.8GHz octa-core




Internal storage



Expandable storage



Rear camera

20MP + 2MP

12MP + 5MP

Front camera



Rear Flash



Android version

8.1 Oreo

7.1.2 Nougat

Let’s begin with comparing the display of these two smartphones. The Honor 8X sports a 6.5-inch display, which offers a resolution of 2340 x 1080 pixels. On the other hand, the Xiaomi Redmi Note 5 Pro has a 5.99-inch display with a resolution of 2160 x 1080 pixels. The Honor 8X comes with a bigger display and offers a slightly resolution than the Xiaomi Redmi Note 5 Pro. So, if you’re the one who prefers to watch movies and videos on your phone then the Honor 8X might be the device you can look forward to.

The Honor 8X is powered by Kirin 710 octa-core processor, while the Xiaomi Redmi Note 5 Pro is backed by a Qualcomm Snapdragon 636 octa-core processor.

Coming to the cameras, the Honor 8X has 20MP + 2MP dual camera set up at the back. On the other hand, The Xiaomi Redmi Note 5 Pro comes with 12MP + 5MP dual rear cameras. On the front, the Honor 8X has a 16MP unit, while the Xiaomi Redmi Note 5 Pro has a 20MP sensor. If you are a selfie lover who doesn’t care much about rear cameras then the Xiaomi Redmi Note 5 pro looks better in this department than the Honor 8X. However, we still can’t justify the camera quality by taking a look at megapixels the phone has to offer.

Both the device are available for Rs 14,999 in India. The Honor 8X will go on sale from October 24 on Amazon, while the Xiaomi Redmi Note 5 Pro is available on Flipkart at Rs 14,999. 

yatin singh


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