Huawei Honor 8X photos show a small V-shaped notch

Peter, 15 August 2018

Makers are already stepping away from wide notches – yes, Sharp and Essential had this design from the beginning, now Oppo is adopting it and so is Huawei. The ARE-AL00, which is reported as either Honor 8X or 8S, arrived at TENAA and the photos show a small V-shaped notch.

The full specs aren’t available yet, those will be published later. Various certification authorities have lifted the veil a little bit – like 3C, which confirmed the 18W fast charger (9V at 2A).

Huawei ARE-L00, perhaps the Honor 8X or Honor 8S Huawei ARE-L00, perhaps the Honor 8X or Honor 8S Huawei ARE-L00, perhaps the Honor 8X or Honor 8S Huawei ARE-L00, perhaps the Honor 8X or Honor 8S
Huawei ARE-L00, perhaps the Honor 8X or Honor 8S

The Huawei Honor 8X (or 8S) will reportedly use a Snapdragon 660 or a 636 chipset. We wouldn’t be surprised to see this swapped out for a mid-range Kirin chip, however.

Unfortunately the photo of the back has low resolution and we can’t make out any additional detail beyond the dual camera (which is self-evident).

Source 1 | Source 2 | Source 3 (in Chinese)


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Reader comments

  • Rich watarious

Wow, this is a great news. Snapdragon 660 for Honor 8x is a great news. Am very happy. Their second midrange snapdragon chipset after Nova and Nova Plus that used snapdragon 625.

  • Anonymous

Release date

  • Kirk

Essential was U-shaped, it makes it bearable but I'd rather stick with Minimized bezels instead of a notched phone :P