Honor 6X vs. Apple iPhone 8

Phone Comparison, Reviews and Tests

In depth comparison and review of Honor 6X and Apple iPhone 8. Compare sizes, cameras, batteries, memory, and other important specifications and features to easily choose the right phone for you. Our goal is to help you uncover differences between the products and find the phone that will best fit your needs.

Phone Specifications Comparison

Honor 6X vs. Apple iPhone 8 Comparison Chart
Product Type Smartphone Smartphone
Manufacturer Model Number - A1905
Form Factor Touch Touch
Height 150.9 mm 138.4 mm Honor 6X has greater height than Apple iPhone 8.
Width 76.2 mm 67.3 mm Honor 6X has greater width than Apple iPhone 8.
Depth 8.2 mm 7.3 mm Apple iPhone 8 is narrower than Honor 6X.
Weight 162 g 148 g Apple iPhone 8 is lighter than Honor 6X.
Body Colour Grey | Gold Matte red | Gold | Silver | Space grey | Red
Body Material Metal Glass, oleophobic coating, aerospace-grade 7000 Series aluminium
Protection - Dustproof, splashproof, waterproof
Waterproof (Water-resistant) - Yes Apple iPhone 8 is waterproof.
IP rating - IEC 60529 IP67
Repairability Index - 6.5 (out of 10)
SAR Value 1.16 W/kg (body), 1.23 W/kg (head) 1.19 W/kg (head), 1.17 W/kg (body)
Integrated Components FM radio -
Connector Type Micro-USB - 5 pin Micro-USB Type B
Headset jack - mini-phone 3.5mm
SIM Card Type (Size) Nano SIM Nano SIM
SIM Card Qty Dual-SIM Single-SIM
DISPLAY Honor 6X Apple iPhone 8
Display Type LCD display LCD display
Display Technology IPS Retina HD display with IPS technology
Screen Size (Display Size) 5.5" 4.7" Honor 6X has larger screen size than Apple iPhone 8.
Screen Resolution (Display Resolution) 1920 x 1080 pixels 1334 x 750 pixels Honor 6X has better screen resolution than Apple iPhone 8.
Display Format Full HD -
Pixel Density 403 ppi 326 ppi Honor 6X has better pixel density than Apple iPhone 8.
Max Brightness 450 cd/m² 625 cd/m² Apple iPhone 8 has better display brightness than Honor 6X.
Colour Depth 16.7 million colours -
Contrast Ratio - 1400:1
HDR - Yes Apple iPhone 8 has HDR.
HDR Technology - HDR10
Display Enhancement Technology - Dolby Vision
Display Features 2.5D curved glass Dual-domain pixels, Display Zoom, Reachability (screen shifting), True Tone display
Display Protection (Screen Protector) - Fingerprint-resistant oleophobic coating
PROCESSOR Honor 6X Apple iPhone 8
Processor Type (CPU) Hisilicon Kirin 655 Apple A11 Bionic - with M11 motion
Clock Speed 2.1 GHz -
Processor Core Qty 8-core -
64-bit Architecture - Yes Apple iPhone 8 has 64-bit architecture.
Graphics System (GPU) Mali T830 MP2 -
MEMORY Honor 6X Apple iPhone 8
RAM 3 GB -
Internal Memory Size (Storage Capacity) 32 GB 64 GB Apple iPhone 8 has more internal memory than Honor 6X.
Supported Flash Memory Cards (Expandable Memory) microSDHC, microSDXC - up to 128 GB -
CAMERA Honor 6X Apple iPhone 8
Number of Main Cameras 2 1
Sensor Resolution 12 Megapixel 12 Megapixel Both phones have the same camera resolution.
Sensor Type - BSI
Sensor Name Sony Exmor RX IMX386 sensor -
Lens Aperture - F/1.8
Lens Construction - 6-element
Optical Image Stabiliser (OIS) - Optical Image Stabiliser (OIS) Apple iPhone 8 has optical stabilisation.
Focus Adjustment Automatic Automatic
Digital Zoom - 5x
HDR Mode Auto HDR mode Auto HDR mode
Camera Modes Panorama Burst mode, Panorama, Time-lapse mode, Timer mode, tap to focus, Live Photos, Live Photos with stabilisation
Face Recognition (Face ID) Face detection Body and face detection Both phones have face detection.
Light Source LED light True Tone quad LED flash
Video Resolutions 1920 x 1080 (1080p) at 30 fps 1920 x 1080 (1080p) at 30 fps, 1920 x 1080 (1080p) at 60 fps, 1280 x 720 (720p) at 30 fps, Slo-mo video 1920 x 1080 (1080p) at 120 fps, 3840 x 2160 (4K) at 30 fps, 3840 x 2160 (4K) at 60 fps, 3840 x 2160 (4K) at 24 fps, Slo-mo video 1920 x 1080 (1080p) at 240 fps
Camera Features (Functions) Phase Detect Auto-Focus (PDAF), geotagging Sapphire crystal lens cover, Cinematic video stabilisation, Focus Pixels, Cinematic video stabilisation, Playback zoom, Hybrid IR filter, Exposure control, noise reduction, geotagging, Continuous Auto Focus (CAF)
Sensor Resolution (2nd Camera) 2 Megapixel -
Number of Front Cameras 1 1
Sensor Resolution (Front) 8 Megapixel 7 Megapixel Honor 6X has better front camera resolution than Apple iPhone 8.
Sensor Type (Front) - BSI
Lens Aperture (Front) - F/2.2
Focus Adjustment Focus free -
HDR Mode (Front) - Auto HDR mode
Camera Modes (Front) - Burst mode, Timer mode, Live Photos
Face Recognition (Face ID) - Body and face detection Apple iPhone 8 has face detection.
Light Source (Front) - Retina Flash
Video Resolutions (Front) - 1920 x 1080 (1080p)
Camera Features (Front) - FaceTime HD camera, Exposure control, Auto image stabilisation
BATTERY AND CHARGING Honor 6X Apple iPhone 8
Battery Capacity (Battery Size) 3340 mAh -
Wireless Charging - Yes Apple iPhone 8 can be charged wirelessly.
Wireless Charging Standards - Qi
Talk Time - 840 minutes
Run Time Details Playback (video): up to 11.5 hrs
Playback (Music): up to 70 hrs
Talk: up to 840 min
Active online usage: up to 12 hrs
Playback (wireless video): up to 13 hrs
Playback (wireless audio): up to 40 hrs
Battery Technology - Lithium Ion
CELLULAR Honor 6X Apple iPhone 8
Mobile Broadband Generation 4G 4G Both phones have the same mobile network generation.
Operating System Android 6.0 (Marshmallow) iOS 11
User Interface HUAWEI Emotion UI 4.1 -
Intelligent Assistant - Siri
Payment Technology - Apple Pay
COMMUNICATIONS Honor 6X Apple iPhone 8
2G Band 850 GSM, 900 GSM, 1800 GSM, 1900 GSM 850 GSM, 900 GSM, 1800 GSM, 1900 GSM
4G LTE Band - Band 1, Band 2, Band 3, Band 4, Band 5, Band 7, Band 8, Band 12, Band 13, Band 17, Band 18, Band 19, Band 20, Band 25, Band 26, Band 28, Band 29, Band 30, Band 34, Band 38, Band 39, Band 40, Band 41, Band 66
4G LTE Frequency - FDD 2100, FDD 1900 PCS, FDD 1800+, FDD 1700 - 2110 AWS, FDD 850, FDD 2600, FDD 900, FDD 700a, FDD 700c, FDD 700b, FDD 800 lower, FDD 800 upper, FDD 800 DD, FDD 1900+, FDD 850+, FDD 700 APT, FDD 700d, FDD 2300 WCS, TDD 2000, TDD 2600, TDD 1900, TDD 2300, TDD 2500, FDD 1700 - 2110 AWS-3
Wireless Interface IEEE 802.11b/g/n IEEE 802.11ac
Bluetooth Bluetooth 4.1 Bluetooth 5.0
NFC Yes Yes Both phones have an NFC reader for mobile payments.
Messaging Services SMS, MMS SMS, MMS
MEDIA Honor 6X Apple iPhone 8
Supported Digital Audio Standards WAV, MP3, FLAC, eAAC+ Audible, MP3, FLAC, Apple Lossless, AC-3, AAC-LC, LPCM, HE-AAC, Audible AAX, Audible AAX+, protected AAC, EAC3, HE-AAC v2
Supported Digital Video Standards MPEG-4, H.265 M-JPEG, H.264, HEVC, MPEG-4 Part 2
Sound Enhancements DTS Sound support -
FEATURES Honor 6X Apple iPhone 8
Phone Functions Speakerphone, voice control, call timer, conference call, flight mode, voice dialing, vibrating alert Speakerphone, voice control, call timer, conference call, flight mode, voice dialing, vibrating alert
Sensors Ambient light sensor, proximity sensor, digital compass, hall sensor, gravity sensor Accelerometer, ambient light sensor, proximity sensor, 3-axis gyro sensor, digital compass, barometer
Security Devices Fingerprint reader Fingerprint reader
Additional Phone Features Power Saving Mode, Active noise-cancellation Multitasking, FaceTime, AirPrint wireless printing, iCloud Photo Sharing, AirDrop function, MIMO technology, Wi-Fi Calling, iBeacon microlocation, CarPlay function, QuickType keyboard, Handoff, HomeKit, Apple TV support (2nd or later), Fast Charging, AirPlay 2 wireless streaming, Neural Engine
OTHERS Honor 6X Apple iPhone 8
Included Accessories Power adapter Power adapter, Apple EarPods with Lightning Connector, Lightning to USB cable
Compliant Standards - IEC 60529 IP67, HAC (Hearing Aid Compatible)
Max Operating Temperature - 35 °C
Min Operating Temperature - 0 °C
Humidity Range Operating - 5 - 95% (non-condensing)
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