Spec comparison: Xiaomi Mi A2 vs Honor 8X

By yatin singh | Published on 17 Oct 2018

Today, we are comparing the Xiaomi Mi A2 with the Honor 8X to see which one of these budget smartphone offers the best value for your money.

Spec comparison: Xiaomi Mi A2 vs Honor 8X

Honor recently launched the Honor 8X in India, which starts from Rs 14,999. The smartphone is equipped with Kirin 710 chipset and sports a large display. On the other hand, earlier this year, the Xiaomi has launched its Mi A2 Android One smartphone which should ensure that it receives timely OS updates. The phone comes with a price tag of Rs 16,999 exactly the same as the Honor 8X's starting price. So, let's take a look at the specifications of these smartphones to know what's difference between these two.


Xiaomi Mi A2

Honor 8X

Launch price

Rs 14,999

Rs 14,999





1080 x 2160 pixels

1080 x 2340 pixels

Processor make

Qualcomm Snapdragon 660

HiSilicon Kirin 710


2.2GHz octa-core

2.2GHz octa-core




Internal storage



Expandable storage



Rear camera

12MP + 20MP

20MP + 2MP

Rear Flash



Front camera



Android version

8.1 Oreo

8.1 Oreo

Sim slot



The Xiaomi Mi A2 comes with a 5.9-inch display and offers a resolution of 1080 x 2160 pixels, while the Honor 8X has a bigger 6.5-inch display with a resolution of 2340 x 1080 pixels. The Honor 8X has the edge in terms of size and resolution. As such, the device might be ideal for those who spend a lot of their time watching videos or movies on their smartphone.

Coming to the performance, the Xiaomi Mi A2 is powered by a Qualcomm Snapdragon 660 octa-core processor. On the other hand, the Honor 8X equipped with HiSilicon Kirin 659 octa-core processor. The choice is yours as it depends on which chipset you prefer more.

Let’s talk about the cameras, the Xiaomi Mi A2 comes with a dual 12MP + 20MP rear camera, while the Honor 8X features a dual 20MP + 2MP unit at the back. On the front, the Xiaomi Mi A2 has a 20MP sensor and the Honor 8X consists 16MP front shooter. On paper, the Xiaomi Mi A2 looks better than the Honor 8x in terms of cameras. Still, one cannot judge the quality of the camera by on the basis of megapixels.

The Xiaomi Mi A2 is available on Amazon for Rs 16,999, while The Honor 8X will be available on the same platform at a price of Rs 14,999 from October 24.  

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Spec comparison Honor 8X vs Xiaomi Mi A2 smartphone comparison

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