Honor 8X vs Honor 20i/Lite: Mid-range Smartphone Comparison
With Honor’s launch of the Honor 20 series, they included the 20 Lite model which acts as a budget solution for those looking for an entry-level phone in the series. The Honor 20 Lite captures the spirit of the 20 and 20 Pro while compromising on some of the specs in order to keep the price down. Let’s see how this new budget phone stacks up against the Honor 8X, which is another one of Honor’s more popular budget phones.
|Specs||Honor 20 Lite||Honor 8X|
|Chipset||Kirin 710||Kirin 710|
|Display||6.21″ 1080 x 2340||6.5″ 1080 x 2340|
|Main Camera||24 MP, f/1.8, PDAF|
8 MP, f/2.2, 13mm (ultrawide)
2 MP, f/2.4, depth sensor
|20 MP, f/1.8, 27 mm (wide), PDAF|
2 MP, depth sensor
|Selfie Camera||32 MP, f/2.0, 0.8µm||16 MP, f/2.0, 26 mm (wide)|
|Battery||3400 mAh||3750 mAh|
|GPU||Mali-G51 MP4||Mali-G51 MP4|
|Software||EMUI 9.0.1||EMUI 8.2|
Note: In the video above a mistake is made when listings the specs of the battery capacity. The Honor 8X has a 3750 mAh and the Honor 20 Lite has a 3400 mAh battery.
Both phones are equipped with the Kirin 710 chipset, which makes them great phones for gaming and performance in general. In this area, neither phone is significantly better than the other. App launch speeds and performance are the same.
The one area where these phones are a little different is the camera. While the 20 Lite has a higher resolution camera than the 8X, let’s see if that translates into better quality.
These photos show that the Honor 8X has a significantly higher quality camera than the Honor 20 Lite. These improvements are seen in videos, photos, slow-mo, night shots, AI shots and every other aspect of the cameras. Given that all the other specs on these phones are the same, the better camera makes the Honor 8X the superior phone.Honor 20 Lite Forums Honor 8X forums