Honor’s CEO only teased the existence of the Honor X10 Max in mid-June but two weeks later the phone is now official. Here’s everything you need to know.
It’s a phablet in the truest sense of the term, with huge 7.09in display – making this the world’s largest 5G phone to date and a return to form for Honor.
While the company did release the Honor 9X and 9X Pro, there was no Honor 9X Max. Honor has dubbed the launch of the X10 Max, “the return of the big screen.”
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The phone launched a little earlier than expected, with Honor host a 2.5-hour live stream that also played host to the arrival of the Honor 30 Lite too.
What features does the Honor X10 Max offer?
As was rumoured, the Honor X10 Max is a true phablet, bumping the standard Honor X10’s 6.63in display up to a whopping 7.09in panel and leveraging an RGBW pixel array to help with viewing in bright conditions.
This also happens to be one of the first devices we’ve encountered using MediaTek’s new Dimensity 800 5G chipset, paired to either 6GB or 8GB of RAM.
To round out the media-focus of the X10 Max, the phone also boasts stereo speakers and a sizeable 5000mAh battery.
Here’s the full spec list:
- 7.09in Full HD+ RGBW LTPS IPS LCD (supports DCI-P3 colour space)
- MediaTek Dimensity 800 SoC
- 6GB/8GB RAM
- 64GB/128GB storage
- 48Mp main + 2Mp macro cameras
- 8Mp front-facing camera
- 5000mAh battery
- 22.5W fast charging
- Side-mounted fingerprint sensor/power key
- Stereo speakers
- Android 10 w/ EMUI 10.1.1
- Huawei HiCar
- NSA/SA dual-mode 5G
- Colours (machine translated from Chinese): Probing Black, Racing Blue, Lightspeed Silver
- 227 grams
Where can you buy the Honor X10 Max?
It’s worth noting that, like its namesake, the X10 Max is currently exclusively available in mainland China, with no word from the company on plans to release the phone in any other markets globally as yet.
When can you buy the Honor X10 Max?
The phone was announced on 2 July – a few days earlier than rumours predicted – and goes on sale in China on 3 July.
How much does the Honor X10 Max cost?
Honor is selling three different memory/storage SKUs for the X10 Max: a 6GB RAM + 64GB model, a 6GB + 128GB model and an 8GB + 128GB variant. Each costs ¥1899 (appoximately £215/€240/US$270), ¥2099 (approximately £230/€265/US$300) and ¥2499 (approximately £280/€315/US$350), respectively.
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