Last Updated: 12 Apr 2019

Huawei Honor 8X 64GB 4GB RAM 6 5 HD 4G LTE GSM Factory Unlocked Smartphone International Version No Warranty JSN L23 Black

Last Updated: 12 Apr 2019
8.4
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/10
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173
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Device Compatibility
 34
mobile, love this phone, problem, iphone, everything
+91%
-9%
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" ...  It is a great phone!  ...  "
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" ...  Version.it a beautiful phone. ... If you need more info email me enufusion07@gmail.com  ...  "
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" ...  I’m overwhelmed on how great this Phone turned out to be.  ...  "
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" ...  I would highly recommend this phone.  ...  "
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" ...  I really love this phone  ...  "
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" ...  I love this phone.  ...  "
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" ...  I got the right model number and works perfectly with T-mobile.  ...  "
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" ...  Really great phone!  ...  "
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Price
 24
phone, worth, value, price point, phones
+100%
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" ...  Best phone in a budget.  ...  "
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" ...  The phone is beautiful for the price.  ...  "
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" ...  A cellphone like this, at this price is a steel.  ...  "
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" ...  For the price, after 1 week of trying to decide, I am very happy that I bought this one!  ...  "
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" ...  High quality, low price.  ...  "
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" ...  Equivalent to IPhone XS Max with 1/6th of the price.  ...  "
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" ...  It was an adequate phone for the low price. ... I don't think you'll get a better phone at the 225$ price point  ...  "
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" ...  This will be the best phone you’ve ever bought for this price.  ...  "
Battery Life
 22
life, charge, day, lasts, 2 days
+100%
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" ...  Battery life is awesome!  ...  "
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" ...  Battery life is excellent, lasting me a full day with enough to spare for day of light use.  ...  "
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" ...  The battery life is amazing so far.  ...  "
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" ...  Also, for those of you wondering about the battery life, it has been great! ... I get 1.5-2days of use on it and the standby time (without battery saver mode on) has impressed me also. ... Compared to my then daily user Moto x4, battery life is far better.  ...  "
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" ...  The Battery last so long .  ...  "
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" ...  A single charge lasts a lifetime.  ...  "
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" ...  Would edit and give 5 star if this phone lasts for a long time.  ...  "
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" ...  Best battery life I've ever had in a phone  ...  "
Display Clarity
 21
display, bright, sharp, fast, decent
+100%
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" ...  It's evolved a lot and is faster than before, and comes with plenty of useful features (e.g., a built in screen recorder, and a phone transfer app that makes moving files from an old phone simple and easy). ... The display is also gorgeous. ... very bright and sharp. ... Onto the general aesthetic, the nearly bezel-less 6.5 inch screen looks great.  ...  "
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" ...  Great screen, very bright.  ...  "
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" ...  I was looking for a new phone that was a good one and something that had a big screen on and one that wouldn't break the bank an I found it in this Awesome blue Huawei Honor 8X.  ...  "
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" ...  The screen is big enough and shows everything clearly in crisp colors.  ...  "
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" ...  Very fast great screen quality.  ...  "
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" ...  Screen display is bright and crisp.  ...  "
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" ...  The screen is very bright and colors are vivid (you can adjust color and tone in settings).  ...  "
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" ...  The phone is fast and responsive, and the display has remarkably good blacks for a non-oled display.  ...  "
Software Platform
 20
pie, emui, apps, unlocked, nova
+80%
-20%
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" ...  Es necesario tener en mente que este es un celular de gama media.  ...  "
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" ...  I switched from the Samsung galaxy s8 and this phone runs much smoother and faster than a galaxy s8!  ...  "
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" ...  It's also very customizable which I like and most of pre-downloaded apps are removable.  ...  "
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" ...  Oh and android 9.0 Pie will be getting this update soon. ... If you need more info email me enufusion07@gmail.com  ...  "
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" ...  Update this morning March 31, 2019 I received the Android Pie update and the phone is even more amazing.  ...  "
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" ...  I am not getting a few features but I guess the pie update will change everything later.  ...  "
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" ...  The phones initial charge was 65% and with all the new downloaded apps, phone set up and playing with it still lasted the whole day before i charged it.  ...  "
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" ...  It comes with everything you need in the box, and has been updated to work on Android Pi, which is pretty impressive. ... EMUI 9 isn't even that bad, but I did replace the launcher with Nova Launcher, and it's just amazing now.  ...  "
Data reception
 16
4g, mobile, metro, get 4g, tmobile
+88%
-13%
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" ...  I live in the US and have T-mobile and it works very well with 4G LTE.  ...  "
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" ...  i bought this device and it very good phone but there not LTE just 4G with METRO PCS and i called the company and they said this device has the same bands they use it in my area and i living in city . ... so if you wanna buy this device forgot about LTE and if anybody has LTE with MTRO PCS just let us see pic for your phone works with LTE .  ...  "
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" ...  The Honor 8X was second on the list, I got it, inserted my T-Mobile sim and saw 4G signal immediately.  ...  "
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" ...  Clear and sharp.with so many features.i get 4g lte.  ...  "
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" ...  Can confirm that it does work with T-Mobile in the USA with 4G.  ...  "
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" ...  I'm using it on Metro By TMobile and get LTE with no problems. ... I would 100% recommend to anyone on a gsm network. ... I added a pic of the average LTE speeds on Metro By T-Mobile  ...  "
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" ...  Now 4g lte is available honor brand is the best.  ...  "
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" ...  This phone support 2 & 4 on LTE.  ...  "
Camera
 12
pictures, takes, shots, photos, night
+100%
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" ...  Takes excellent photos, has a mode for night shots.  ...  "
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" ...  Camera is great so don't be distracted by those who bash it.  ...  "
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" ...  Phone is great beyond flagship camera has a 6.5 in screen and does so many cool things I never even imagined all for a cheap price  ...  "
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" ...  Pictures are really good.  ...  "
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" ...  At the top, the camera is located. ... Camera: I haven't used the camera as much as my Huawei Mate, but so far it's AI camera is of quality. ... Very sharp and detailed images.  ...  "
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" ...  The camera is so awesome .  ...  "
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" ...  The camera is pretty good (for the price, especially), but not Huawei Mate 20 Pro $1000+ good, obviously. ... If you want the absolute best photography you'll have to spend a lot more.  ...  "
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" ...  The cameras are really good and at 20mp with a 1.8 aperature it captures some good lighting pics and the night time shots are very impressive.  ...  "
Sound Quality
 10
speaker, surprisingly, speakers, enough, audio
+90%
-10%
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" ...  Speakers surprisingly sound quite good and loud enough from that 1 little port on the bottom.  ...  "
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" ...  Sounds are better.  ...  "
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" ...  The notifications are all the same sound.  ...  "
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" ...  Speaker is small but surprisingly good.  ...  "
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" ...  Sound is amazing.  ...  "
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" ...  Audio is surprisingly good. ... My Axon 7 with dual front-facing Dolby Atmos stereo speakers is the winner, but that phone is old, and the phone's that have those speakers now cost 3X as much as this one. ... Bottom line, the audio is good enough, but if you want to get the best audio, you might want to get a speaker. ... Specifically, singing sounds clear enough, but some instruments can sound a bit tinny.  ...  "
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" ...  I mostly use headphones and that sounds amazing.  ...  "
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" ...  Its amazing, run very smoothly, screen is excellent, the sound is a little bit low and the camara works very well.  ...  "
Screen Protection
 10
protector, glass, scratches, protectors, phone
+90%
-10%
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" ...  -Comes with a case, charger, pre-installed screen protector, and headphones in the box.  ...  "
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" ...  Very easy to set up and it came with Glass Screen Protector and Protective case.  ...  "
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" ...  It came in perfect condition with a screen protector already placed on the screen.  ...  "
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" ...  It comes with a case in the box, and a screen protector on the phone! ... I've ordered glass screen protectors from two companies now, and neither fit correctly.  ...  "
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" ...  I was looking for a new phone that was a good one and something that had a big screen on and one that wouldn't break the bank an I found it in this Awesome blue Huawei Honor 8X.  ...  "
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" ...  It comes with a charger, earbuds, a clear case (good against scratches) and a pre-installed screen protector. ... Great screen, very bright.  ...  "
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" ...  The added bonus of a plastic crystal case and applied screen protector is nice.  ...  "
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" ...  I love this phone, the screen is bright and clear.  ...  "
Apps
 9
launcher, emui, downloaded apps, youtube, nova
+78%
-22%
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" ...  So far so good, very good battery and resolution, some apps don't work in USA  ...  "
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" ...  i like the screen and the battery life is very good good phone for under $250 sometimes apps crash but and it lags a bit but thats because there is a bit of huawei apps and emui but most of the time it is zippy fast for an andriod i would put the layover skin below motorola so its not stock but its not samsung software but it does give you good customosation like gesters like the iphonex overall it is a great andriod phone for under $250  ...  "
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" ...  Everything work and launches most apps faster than my note 8.  ...  "
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" ...  It's also very customizable which I like and most of pre-downloaded apps are removable.  ...  "
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" ...  If you need more info email me enufusion07@gmail.com  ...  "
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" ...  Multitasking, social media use, and media viewing like YouTube are all quick and snappy with no lag.  ...  "
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" ...  The phones initial charge was 65% and with all the new downloaded apps, phone set up and playing with it still lasted the whole day before i charged it.  ...  "
Overall performance
 9
speed, phone, super, smooth, price
+100%
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" ...  It is very responsive.  ...  "
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" ...  It does the job well especially if you are not the fussy type.  ...  "
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" ...  Data speed it's great!  ...  "
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" ...  And this honor 8x is super fast no lag.  ...  "
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" ...  Quality, screenview, security, price, quickness and speed .  ...  "
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" ...  the phone itself it is a great phone for the price, it makes the job done.  ...  "
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" ...  The phone works pretty fast, no lag.  ...  "
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" ...  The performance is very smooth.  ...  "
Design
 9
looks, cheap, beautiful, premium, look
+89%
-11%
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" ...  Looks like a iPhone X.  ...  "
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" ...  It looks like an iPhone.  ...  "
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" ...  But it is beautiful.  ...  "
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" ...  The phone itself is beautiful and un-boxing it was a joy.  ...  "
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" ...  This phone is beautiful in blue.  ...  "
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" ...  The back of the phone is simply gorgeous. ... It is unique and looks premium.  ...  "
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" ...  I think its an amazing phone, feels premium not cheap at all.  ...  "
Marketplace
 8
l23, jsn, received, item, l21
+50%
-50%
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" ...  Should have stuck with my original pick.  ...  "
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" ...  The description on this product is misleading.  ...  "
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" ...  I ordered this item because model number states JSN-L23. ... When I received my item I got the JSN-L21 model.  ...  "
SIM
 8
dual, card, second, slots, slot
+75%
-25%
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" ...  -Comes with a dual Sim slot and SD card slot, so you can have two Sim cards and SD card.  ...  "
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" ...  my carrier is Cricket, just pop the iphone 5 sim out and put in honor 8x and it works fine  ...  "
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" ...  A lot of phones in this price range make you choose between the second sim and the microSD.  ...  "
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" ...  And as soon as I popped the sim in, it worked.  ...  "
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" ...  I had a Galaxy S9+ and bought this one because wanted a dual SIM + micro SD card.  ...  "
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" ...  The Honor 8X was second on the list, I got it, inserted my T-Mobile sim and saw 4G signal immediately.  ...  "
Charging
 8
charger, charges, also came, 2 days, usb
+100%
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" ...  -Comes with a case, charger, pre-installed screen protector, and headphones in the box.  ...  "
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" ...  Battery life is pretty good, not as good as if this had a C charging port, but it will last me all day.  ...  "
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" ...  Comes with a clear case headphone charger . ... But it charges so fast .  ...  "
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" ...  I can get a full 2 days life out of this on one charge, and it charges up FAST!  ...  "
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" ...  WOW THE BEST PHONE I EVER GOT AT A GREAT PRICE, STILL LOOKING FOR FAST CHARGE BUT WITH ONLY 50% IT HOLD FOR 9 HRS WITH FACEBOOK, WHATSAPP, CAMERA AND CALLS. ... ALSO CAME WITH A CASE, HEADPHONES WITH GOOD BASS, CHARGER AND USB CABLE.  ...  "
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" ...  The phones initial charge was 65% and with all the new downloaded apps, phone set up and playing with it still lasted the whole day before i charged it.  ...  "
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" ...  It takes less then 2 hours to charge from 20% to 100%.  ...  "
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" ...  It was exactly the same, came before time with its accessories (earplugs and charger) and I was surprised cause it also came with a clear cover, thou, this one's not really protective, so if you're as sloppy as I am I'd recommend to buy another.  ...  "
Storage
 6
sd, slot, sim, slots, microsd
+100%
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" ...  I love having SD card ability bought a 126gb for the games.  ...  "
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" ...  -Comes with a dual Sim slot and SD card slot, so you can have two Sim cards and SD card.  ...  "
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" ...  I had a Galaxy S9+ and bought this one because wanted a dual SIM + micro SD card.  ...  "
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" ...  Great amount of storage and a memory card slot of course.  ...  "
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" ...  It recognized my128 gb SD card right away.  ...  "
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" ...  No 4k or wireless charging but that ok, it's fast responsive and comes with 2 sim slots and an SD card slot which added 128GB's.  ...  "
Fingerprint
 6
recognition, love, fast, face, back
+100%
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" ...  The fingerprint is super responsive and well positioned.  ...  "
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" ...  Finger print/face unlock, large screen, glass back, good cameras with ai and great quality and feel for being 220 roughly.  ...  "
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" ...  I love the placement of the fingerprint reader.  ...  "
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" ...  Fingerprint and facial recognition are both easy to set up and use.  ...  "
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" ...  Bought this for great battery life on my Millennial son's recommendation and love the face recognition and fingerprint ID built in.  ...  "
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" ...  Fingerprint and face unlock is fast and works very well.  ...  "
Network
 6
lte, strength, data, areas, 4g
+100%
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" ...  As long as we get some decent signal, I guess we will be happy.  ...  "
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" ...  Can't speak for any other networks or areas, but it works here.  ...  "
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" ...  I would 100% recommend to anyone on a gsm network.  ...  "
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" ...  Wifi/mobile data: There are some areas where I wish the antenna was stronger.  ...  "
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" ...  I'm getting good coverage & speed.  ...  "
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" ...  Wish it got signal strength it's such a great phone.  ...  "
Build Quality
 6
case, made, feels, premium, cheap
+100%
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" ...  I will be ordering a new case, the one it came with is a thin clear case which allows you to have some good grip on the phone but it is only temporary.  ...  "
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" ...  Will update the review if it goes downhill, but this thing feels like it's built to last.  ...  "
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" ...  Get a case. ... I really wish major brands got hip to the game and made a more durable case.  ...  "
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" ...  I think its an amazing phone, feels premium not cheap at all.  ...  "
Color
 5
screen, images, crisp, color, look
+80%
-20%
comment
" ...  The screen is very bright and colors are vivid (you can adjust color and tone in settings). ... It captures great video footage, the colors and contrast looks impressive for a $200 phone and the camera has impressed my girlfriend who is a long time apple product lover.  ...  "
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" ...  The color is great which is sapphire blue.  ...  "
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" ...  Very sharp and detailed images.  ...  "
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" ...  The screen is big enough and shows everything clearly in crisp colors.  ...  "
Headphones
 5
earphone, phone, original, charger, came
+80%
-20%
comment
" ...  I mostly use headphones and that sounds amazing.  ...  "
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" ...  Comes with a clear case headphone charger .  ...  "
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" ...  ALSO CAME WITH A CASE, HEADPHONES WITH GOOD BASS, CHARGER AND USB CABLE.  ...  "
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" ...  Loved the phone, size and all, mine didn't come with headphones  ...  "
Gaming
 4
sd, high, gaming, card
+100%
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" ...  I am a bit of a gamer. ... Mostly psp emulator, and this Handels it like a pro. ... I love having SD card ability bought a 126gb for the games.  ...  "
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" ...  Good for gaming  ...  "
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" ...  I'm a big gamer.  ...  "
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" ...  It is good for moderate video game playing and regular office needs.  ...  "
Memory
 4
camera, slot, memory, card
+100%
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" ...  -Large amount of storage and you can add more later if needed.  ...  "
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" ...  Great amount of storage and a memory card slot of course.  ...  "
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" ...  I enjoy the feel of the phone, it's aesthetic, camera quality, and storage space.  ...  "
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" ...  Has plenty of storage and ram, the camera takes good pics too.  ...  "
Volume
 4
speaker, loud, good, speakers, sound
+100%
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" ...  The volume is at its weaker level compares to other phone, but all aspects are amazing.  ...  "
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" ...  Speaker is small but surprisingly good.  ...  "
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" ...  Need my music in my car.  ...  "
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" ...  Speakers surprisingly sound quite good and loud enough from that 1 little port on the bottom.  ...  "
Features
 4
+100%
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" ...  Has features such as blue light reduction.  ...  "
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" ...  So many great functions built in.  ...  "
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" ...  The other features I liked include -  ...  "
Night Photography
 4
shots, mode, lighting, takes, photos
+75%
-25%
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" ...  The cameras are really good and at 20mp with a 1.8 aperature it captures some good lighting pics and the night time shots are very impressive.  ...  "
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" ...  Takes excellent photos, has a mode for night shots.  ...  "
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" ...  3) The pictures took using night light mode is great.  ...  "
Call quality
 4
talk, straight, phone, hear
+75%
-25%
comment
" ...  I bought the phone for my wife and so far it has been a month and I haven't heard any complain from her about the phone.  ...  "
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" ...  Honor 8X shows 4G but received calls in the basement.  ...  "
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" ...  It does work with Straight Talk.  ...  "
Fit
 4
screen, one, fit, well, protectors
+75%
-25%
comment
" ...  I've ordered glass screen protectors from two companies now, and neither fit correctly.  ...  "
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" ...  I will be ordering a new case, the one it came with is a thin clear case which allows you to have some good grip on the phone but it is only temporary.  ...  "
Product Reliability
 3
phone, day
+100%
comment
" ...  I will continue to play with the phone and test it out on my normal day to day uses when I'm working and on my days off and I will update my review accordingly 🙂  ...  "
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" ...  I've had this phone for 2 days now.  ...  "
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" ...  After days of searching I found the jsn-l23.  ...  "
Picture Quality
 3
takes, images
+100%
comment
" ...  Very sharp and detailed images.  ...  "
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" ...  Pictures are really good.  ...  "
Delivery
 3
model, l21, jsn, item, got
+67%
-33%
comment
" ...  This phone is amazing, and the seller delivered the correct model and very fast.  ...  "
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" ...  AWESOME BUDGET PHONE FOR ONLY $280 INCLUDED EXPEDITED DELIVERY.  ...  "
Wifi
 3
data, areas
+67%
-33%
comment
" ...  I would 100% recommend to anyone on a gsm network.  ...  "
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" ...  Wifi/mobile data: There are some areas where I wish the antenna was stronger.  ...  "
Bluetooth
 3
phone
+100%
comment
" ...  I have not had any issues with apps, wi-fi, or bluetooth.  ...  "
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" ...  Occasionally Bluetooth fails, but turning it off then back on, it works perfectly.  ...  "
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" ...  Phone was pretty good lots of features the Bluetooth quality is what killed it 4 me.  ...  "
Size
 3
little, 6
+33%
-67%
comment
" ...  It was too small right lent but short with taught it was 6.5 it's more like 6.2 need much bigger phone  ...  "
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" ...  And it's also a little bit heavy in the hand.  ...  "
Comfort
 3
phone, last, fingers, review, little
+67%
-33%
comment
" ...  Will update the review if it goes downhill, but this thing feels like it's built to last.  ...  "
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" ...  Hands down best phone I've ever had.  ...  "

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Specifications

Body
Size:  5 meters
Connectivity
3G:  Yes 
Camera
Primary Camera:  20 MP
Secondary Camera:  16 MP
Memory
Memory:  65536 GB
Calling
Dual Sim:  Yes 
GSM:  Yes 
Sim Type:  Nano SIM 
Yes
3G
Yes
DUAL SIM
Yes
GSM
Nano SIM
SIM TYPE