Compare Apple iPhone 3GS vs Honor 8X: Price, Specs, Review

Difference between the Apple iPhone 3GS smartphone and the Honor 8X mobile, with the technical details, but also the respective performances. The first phone is operating with the Cortex-A8 processor, which has 1 cores, 1 threads, an energy-efficient frequency of 0,6 GHz, a high-performance frequency of 0,6 GHz. The second is working with the Hisilicon Kirin 710 processor, with 8 cores, 8 threads, its initial frequency is 1,7 GHz, its maximum frequency is 2,2 GHz.


Smartphone Apple iPhone 3GS Honor 8X
Model version(s) A1325 Huawei JSN-L21, Huawei JSN-AL00
Release date Q2 2009 Q3 2018
Dimensions 4.55 x 2.44 x 0.48 in 6.31 x 3.02 x 0.31 in
Weight 4.76 oz 6.17 oz
Body Aluminum body Front & back glass,
aluminum frame
Screen size, colours 3.5 inches, 16M colors 6.5 inches, 16M colors
Screen type TFT LTPS IPS LCD
Resolution 320 x 480 pixels 1080 x 2340 pixels
Screen ratio 3:2 19.5:9
Density 165 ppi 397 ppi
Operating system iOS 3 Android 8.1
Processor Cortex-A8 Hisilicon Kirin 710
Lithography 65 nm 12 nm FinFET
Cores 1 8
Threads 1 8
High-performance cores 1x Cortex-A8 @600 MHz 4x Cortex-A73 @2.2 GHz
Energy-efficient cores 4x Cortex-A53 @1.7GHz
GPU PowerVR SGX535 Mali-G51 MP4
Memory 0.256 GB RAM 4 / 6 GB RAM
Storage 8 / 32 GB 64 / 128 GB
Memory card Up to 400 GB
Camera 3.15 MP, AF, f/2.8 20 MP, f/1.8, 27 mm,
2 MP
Video 480p30 1080p@30/60/480
Front camera No 16 MP, f/2.0, 26 mm
Front video No 1080p30
WLAN Wi-Fi 802.11 b/g Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac
Bluetooth 2.1, A2DP 4.2, A2DP, LE
USB 2.0 2.0
Battery capacity 1,220 mAh 3,750 mAh
Battery type Non-removable Li-Ion Non-removable Li-Po
Versatile use autonomy ~ 8 hours ~ 13 hours and 40 minutes
Head SAR value (US) 0.26 W/kg 1.42 W/kg
Body SAR value (US) 0.79 W/kg 1.19 W/kg
AnTuTu 139,430
Geekbench 4 single core 150 1,540
Geekbench 4 multi-core 150 5,403
Rating 3.4 / 5 4.6 / 5
Number of reviews 365 1,210
Price $45 $214
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We can thus compare easily the technical specifications between these two smartphones. The Honor 8X smartphone has a bigger number of cores, the maximum frequency of the Honor 8X is higher. The Honor 8X was released after.

Note: prices may change with time. They are not updated in real time. Shipping costs have not been integrated in the overall cost of the mobile devices.

Performance comparison between the Apple iPhone 3GS phone and the Honor 8X. For this purpose, we are looking at the respective scores on AnTuTu and Geekbench 4.

Geekbench 4:

Processor Geekbench 4 – Multi-core & single core score – Android 64-bit & iOS 64-bit
Honor 8X  1,540
Apple iPhone 3GS  150

This graph shows us the difference in power between these two phones. For each value, it is an average based on 250 data generated in the benchmark platform.

On the single-core side, there is a difference of 927%. In multi-core, the gap reaches 3502%.


Unfortunately, we can not yet display the comparison chart for the results on AnTuTu, because we lack data for at least one of these processors. Please, come back in a few days.