Huawei’s New Honor 8 Unveiled, 4GB RAM & Dual Camera Setup

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.

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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.

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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.

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