Honor 8 vs Honor 8 Lite vs Honor 9X

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Display

Size:

5.2 inches
5.2 inches
6.6 inches

Resolution:

1920 x 1080 pixels, 424 PPI
1920 x 1080 pixels, 424 PPI
2340 x 1080 pixels, 19.5:9 ratio, 391 PPI

Technology:

IPS LCD
IPS LCD
IPS LCD

Screen-to-body:

72.02 %
69.41 %
84.40 %

Features:

Scratch-resistant glass (Corning Gorilla Glass 3), Ambient light sensor, Proximity sensor
Ambient light sensor, Proximity sensor
Ambient light sensor, Proximity sensor

Hardware

System chip:

HiSilicon Kirin 950
HiSilicon Kirin 655
HiSilicon Kirin 710F

Processor:

Octa-core, 2300 MHz, ARM Cortex-A72 and ARM Cortex-A53, 64-bit, 16 nm
Octa-core, 2100 MHz, ARM Cortex-A53, 64-bit
Octa-core, 2200 MHz, ARM Cortex-A73 and ARM Cortex-A53, 64-bit, 12 nm

GPU:

Mali-T880 MP4
Mali-T830 MP2
Mali-G51 MP4

RAM:

4GB LPDDR4
3GB LPDDR3
4GB

Internal storage:

64GB
16GB
64GB

Storage expansion:

microSDXC up to 128 GB
microSDXC up to 128 GB
microSDXC up to 512 GB

Device type:

Smartphone
Smartphone
Smartphone

OS:

Android (8.0 Oreo, 7.0 Nougat, 6.0 Marshmallow), Huawei Emotion UI
Android (7.0 Nougat), Huawei Emotion UI
Android (9.0 Pie), Huawei Emotion UI

Battery

Capacity:

3000 mAh
3000 mAh
4000 mAh

Type:

Li - Polymer, Not user replaceable
Not user replaceable
Li - Polymer, Not user replaceable

Charging:

Fast charging

Camera

Rear:

Dual camera
Single camera
Triple camera

Main camera:

12 MP (Laser and PDAF, CMOS image sensor, BSI sensor)
12 MP (PDAF)
PDAF, CMOS image sensor

Specifications:

Aperture size: F2.2; Focal length: 35 mm; Sensor size: 1/2.9"; Pixel size: 1.25 μm
Aperture size: F2.2; Pixel size: 1.25 μm
Aperture size: F1.8; Sensor size: 1/2"; Pixel size: 0.8 μm

Second camera:

12 MP (Black and White, Laser and PDAF)
8 MP (Ultra-wide)

Specifications:

Aperture size: F2.2; Focal Length: 35 mm; Sensor size: 1/2.9"; Pixel size: 1.25 μm
Aperture size: F2.4

Third camera:

2 MP (Depth information)

Specifications:

Aperture size: F2.4

Video recording:

1920x1080 (Full HD) (60 fps), 1280x720 (HD) (120 fps)
Yes
1920x1080 (Full HD) (30 fps), 1280x720 (HD)

Features:

Time-lapse video, Video calling, Video sharing
Time-lapse video, Video calling, Video sharing
EIS

Front:

8 MP
8 MP (Wide Angle)
16 MP (Pop-up)

Video capture:

1920x1080 (Full HD)

Design

Dimensions:

5.73 x 2.80 x 0.29 inches (145.5 x 71 x 7.45 mm)
5.80 x 2.87 x 0.30 inches (147.2 x 72.94 x 7.6 mm)
6.44 x 3.04 x 0.35 inches (163.5 x 77.3 x 8.8 mm)

Weight:

5.40 oz (153.0 g)
5.19 oz (147.0 g)
6.94 oz (196.8 g)

Materials:

Back: Glass; Frame: Metal
Back: Glass; Frame: Plastic
Back: Glass; Frame: Aluminum

Biometrics:

Fingerprint (touch)
Fingerprint (touch)
Fingerprint (touch)

Features:

Notification light

Keys:

Right: Volume control, Lock/Unlock key
Right: Volume control, Lock/Unlock key
Right: Volume control, Lock/Unlock key

Colors:

Black, Gold, Pink, Blue, White
Black, Gold, Blue, White
Midnight black, Sapphire blue

Cellular

LTE (FDD):

Bands 1(2100), 2(1900), 3(1800), 4(AWS-1), 5(850), 7(2600), 8(900), 12(700 a), 17(700 b), 20(800 DD)
Bands 1(2100), 3(1800), 7(2600), 8(900), 20(800 DD)

LTE (TDD):

Bands 38(2600), 39(1900+), 40(2300), 41(2600+)
Bands 38(2600), 40(2300), 41(2600+)

UMTS:

Bands 5(850), 8(900), 4(1700/2100), 2(1900), 1(2100)
Bands 5(850), 8(900), 2(1900), 1(2100)

Data Speed:

LTE-A Cat 6 (300/50 Mbit/s), HSDPA+ (4G) 42.2 Mbit/s, HSUPA 5.76 Mbit/s
LTE, HSPA
LTE-A Cat 6 (300/50 Mbit/s), HSDPA+ (4G) 42.2 Mbit/s, HSUPA 5.76 Mbit/s

Dual SIM:

Shared with microSD
Shared with microSD

SIM type:

Nano SIM
Nano SIM
Nano SIM

HD Voice:

Yes

VoLTE:

Yes

Multimedia

Headphones:

3.5mm jack
3.5mm jack
3.5mm jack

Speakers:

Earpiece, Loudspeaker
Earpiece, Loudspeaker
Earpiece, Loudspeaker

Features:

Album art cover, Background playback
Album art cover, Background playback

Screen mirroring:

Wireless screen share
Wireless screen share
Wireless screen share

Radio:

FM

Additional microphone(s):

for Noise cancellation
for Noise cancellation

Connectivity & Features

Bluetooth:

4.2
4.1
4.2

Wi-Fi:

802.11 b, g, n, ac, dual-band; Hotspot
802.11 b, g, n; Wi-Fi Direct, Hotspot
802.11 a, b, g, n, ac, dual-band; Wi-Fi Direct, Hotspot

USB:

Type-C (reversible), USB 2.0
microUSB, USB 2.0
Type-C (reversible), USB 2.0

Features:

Mass storage device, OTG, Charging
Charging, Mass storage device
Charging

Location:

GPS, A-GPS, Glonass, Cell ID, Wi-Fi positioning
GPS, A-GPS
GPS, A-GPS, Glonass, Cell ID, Wi-Fi positioning

Sensors:

Accelerometer, Gyroscope, Compass, Hall (for flip covers)
Accelerometer, Compass
Accelerometer

Other:

NFC, Infrared, Tethering, Computer sync, OTA sync
Tethering, Computer sync, OTA sync

Regulatory Approval

FCC approval:

Date approved:

Sep 20, 2016

FCC ID value:

QISFRD-L04

Measured SAR:

Head:

1.07 W/kg

Body:

0.24 W/kg

Simultaneous Transmission:

1.59 W/kg

Wireless Router:

0.17 W/kg

Buyers information

Price:

$ 499
€ 269

Availability

Officially announced:

Jul 11, 2016
Feb 01, 2017
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