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HONOR X8b Unboxing and First Impressions

HONOR X8b

Following the success of the HONOR X9b, HONOR Philippines is set to launch a new smartphone in X-series. The HONOR X8b. Boasting a powerful 108MP camera and an AMOLED display featuring a Magic Capsule feature.

HONOR X8b

The HONOR X8b promises an enhanced mobile experience for users. HONOR Philippines was kind enough to send us a review unit, allowing us to explore and share our initial impressions of this latest addition to the HONOR smartphone lineup.

Unboxing
Unboxing the HONOR X8b reveals a minimalist experience within a sleek white box. The Honor branding is printed on the front, while the back showcases key specs. Inside, nestled securely, is the HONOR X8b smartphone.

HONOR X8b

It also comes with essential accessories: a USB Type-C cable, a fast charger, a SIM ejector tool, and a user manual that people need to read. To top it off, a simple protective case is included, providing basic protection from everyday bumps and scratches.

First Impressions
The first thing that captures our attention about the HONOR X8b is its trendy retro luxury design. The plain leather texture gives the device a premium feel, and the lycee-skin design adds a classic touch. The available colors - glamorous green, titanium silver, and midnight black.

HONOR X8b

The device's rear panel features a leather texture, providing a backdrop for the triple camera setup and the subtly positioned HONOR logo below, enhancing the device's visual appeal.

HONOR X8b

Speaking of the camera, the HONOR X8b boasts a triple-camera system at the back. It features a 108-megapixel primary camera accompanied by a 5-megapixel ultra-wide lens and a 2MP macro lens, with an LED flash for better low-light photography. On the front, it's equipped with a powerful 50-megapixel selfie camera that can capture detail in every self-portrait and video call.

Our initial photos taken with the HONOR X8b showcase impressive quality. We are excited to test its features. The HONOR X8b promises to be a reliable companion for photography enthusiasts and casual users alike.

HONOR X8b

Located on the right side are the volume rocker and power buttons integrated with fingerprint scanners for convenient unlocking, streamlining the user experience. Meanwhile, the SIM slot is neatly placed on the opposite side for effortless accessibility.

HONOR X8b

At the bottom of the device, users will find the standard Type-C port, speaker, and microphone for connectivity and audio functionality.

Powering on the device, we're greeted by a vibrant 6.7-inch Full HD+ AMOLED display boasting a resolution of 2412 x 1080 pixels. With a smooth 90Hz refresh rate and an impressive peak brightness of 2000 nits, the screen delivers crisp visuals and great color reproduction for a more immersive viewing experience.

HONOR X8b

With its slim profile, measuring only 7mm in thickness, and weighing a mere 166g, the HONOR X8b is comfortable to hold. One immediately notices its lightweight and slim form factor, making it effortless to use in everyday scenarios.

Under its stylish exterior lies a Qualcomm Snapdragon 680 octa-core processor clocked at 2.4 GHz, complemented by an Adreno 610 GPU, for a smooth gaming and multimedia experience. With a generous 8GB of RAM + 8GB of HONOR Turbo RAM, we can expect smooth switching between apps and effortless multitasking. In terms of storage, the HONOR X8b offers a large 512GB of internal storage.

Powering the device is a substantial 4,500mAh battery, capable of long usage on a single charge. Moreover, it supports 35W wired charging to quickly top up the battery. It's a good hardware configuration that can handle our demands, whether for work, entertainment, or everyday tasks.

HONOR X8b

Overall, we had favorable initial impressions of the Honor X8b. From its trendy retro luxury design to its vibrant AMOLED display and impressive camera capabilities, the device presents itself as a good option in the smartphone market.

The combination of premium look, powerful hardware, and versatile camera features makes the HONOR X8b a promising contender for users looking for a high-quality mobile experience.

Stay tuned for our full review, where we'll look deeper into the device's performance, user interface, battery life, and overall usability.
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