Specs comparison: Honor Play 8A vs Honor 8X

By yatin singh | Published on 14 Jan 2019

The Honor Play 8A has been launched in China last week in two RAM/storage variants. The phone is a successor to the Honor 7A. We are comparing it with the Honor 8X to know which device would be the right buy among these two?

Specs comparison: Honor Play 8A vs Honor 8X

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The Honor 8A has been the talk of the town for quite a period of time. The phone was leaked on TENNA earlier then revealed on the Chinese website called Weibo. Finally, the smartphone got launched in China last week with a MediaTek chipset. On the other hand, the Honor 8X is another mid-range segment device by the company that is powered by a Kirin 710 octa-core processor. We are comparing these two smartphones to see which one will be the right choice in terms of specifications? 

The Honor Play 8A sports a 6.03-inch display that offers a resolution of 720 x 1560 pixels, while the Honor 8X features a slightly bigger 6.05-inch display that comes with a resolution of 1080 x 2340 pixels. The Honor Play 8A has a water-drop notch on top of it, which houses the front-facing camera, while the Honor 8X has a traditional notch. 

Coming to the processor, the Honor 8X is powered by a Kirin 710 octa-core processor, which is paired with 4GB RAM and 64GB internal memory. On the other hand, the Honor Play 8A is backed by a MediaTek Helio P70 processor, which is clocked at 2.3GHz. 

When it comes to the cameras, the Honor Play 8A has a single 13MP unit on the back along with an 8MP sensor on the front, while the Honor 8X has a dual 20MP + 2MP rear cameras with a 16MP sensor at the front. 

The Honor 8X is available in three variants 4GB/64GB, 6GB,64GB, and 6GB/128GB models. The base variant is priced at Rs 14,999 in India. On the other side, the Honor Play 8A India launch has not been confirmed by the company yet.


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