Those who don’t know about Honor, It is Huawei’s more affordable sub-brand. HONOR 7 was launched last year with some good Specs and Price and this this year we have iits successor HONOR 8. It boasts a 5.2-inch Full HD 2.5D curved glass display, and a dual-12 MP camera setup on the back, with f/2.2 aperture. The Selfie Camera is 8MP unit with f/2.4 aperture, the comes in two variants 32/3GB, 4/32GB and 4/64GB.
The Phone is powered by in-house Octa-Core Kirin 950 SoC inside the new Honor handset comes with an octa-core CPU with four Cortex-A72 cores clocked at up to 2.3 GHz, and four Cortex-A53 cores that go up to 1.8 GHz and the phone software runs on custom skin EMUI 4.1 on the Android 6.0 (Marshmallow).
It has a fingerprint sensor on the back, has 7.45mm slim body with metal frame with glass back and packs a 3000mAh battery with support for fast charging.
It is available in Pearl White, Sunrise Gold, Midnight Black, Sakura Pink, and Sapphire Blue, though some hardware versions won’t be available in all colors which is bit disappointing.
Specifications of HONOR 8
- 5.2-inch (1920 x 1080 pixels) Full HD 2.5D curved glass display, 96% NTSC color gamut
- Octa-Core Kirin 950 (2.3GHz 4 x A72 + 1.8GHz 4 x A53) 16nm processor with Mali T880-MP4 GPU
- 3GB RAM with 32GB storage, 4GB RAM with 32GB / 64GB storage, expandable memory up to 128GB with microSD
- Android 6.0 (Marshmallow) with EMUI 4.1
- Hybrid Dual SIM (nano + nano/microSD)
- 12MP dual rear cameras with dual-tone LED flash, Laser AF, f/2.2 aperture, 6P lens, 1.4um pixel size
- 8MP front-facing camera with f/2.4 aperture
- Fingerprint sensor, Infrared sensor
- Dimensions: 145.5 x 71 x 7.45 mm;Weight: 153g
- 4G LTE, Wi-Fi a/b/g/n/ac (2.4GHz and 5GHz), Bluetooth 4.2, GPS, NFC, USB Type-C
- 3000mAh (typical) / 2900mAh (minimum) battery with fast charging
Now Comes the Pricing:
3GB of RAM and 32GB of storage : CNY 1,999 ($298, €269).
4GB of RAM and 32GB of storage : CNY 2,299 ($343, €310).
4GB of RAM and 64GB of storage : CNY 2,499 ($373, €337).
International Launch hasn’t been announced at this point but whenever it will be, We will let you know.