Huawei unveiled its latest dual rear camera Smartphone named Huawei Honor 8 in China. It is the third Honor device to sport dual-rear cameras after Honor 6 Plus and Honor V8. The device comes with metallic frame on its sides to make it feel premium. It runs on EMUI 4.1 on the top of Android 6.0 Marshmallow out of the box and is available in Charm Navy, Streamer Gold, Pearl White, Phantom Black and Cherry Pink Color options.
Huawei Honor 8 features a 5.2 Inch Full HD (1920 x 1080 pixels) LTPS 2.5D display with 423 PPI. It is powered by 2.3GHz Octa-Core Kirin 950 processor coupled with 3GB/4GB RAM. It comes with 32GB/64GB Internal storage which is further expandable up to 128GB via MicroSD card slot.
It also sports an IR blaster which can be used to control the home appliances Just like remote control and also comes included with NFC, which supports Huawei Pay virtual payments.
Coming to camera department, Honor 8 sports dual 12MP rear camera sensors with 6P lens and f/2.2 aperture, plus an 8MP front facing selfie camera with f/2.4 aperture.
To add up to the devices security, it is added with round shaped fingerprint sensor on the back, which can be used to lock the device, take pictures using the camera app and also to access the notification panel. The device is backed by a 3000mAh battery with 4th-gen power saving technology and supports fast charging with the provided 9V2A power adapter.
Connectivity options include 4G LTE with VoLTE, Wi-Fi 2.4GHz and 5GHz, Bluetooth 4.2 LE, GPS/A-GPS/GLONASS, NFC and USB 2.0 Type-C port. It is a dual-SIM device with hybrid SIM slot, wherein users can opt for MicroSD card instead for Second SIM.
Huawei Honor 8 Specifications:
- Dual SIM, Hybrid SIM Slot
- 5.2 Inch LTPS 2.5D display
- 1920 x 1080 pixels resolution
- 2.3GHz Octa-Core Kirin 950 processor
- 3GB/4GB RAM
- 32GB/64GB Internal Storage, expandable up to 128GB via MicroSD card
- Dual 12MP Rear Primary camera
- 8MP front facing camera
- 4G LTE with VoLTE, Wi-Fi 2.4GHz and 5GHz, Bluetooth 4.2 LE, GPS/A-GPS/GLONASS, NFC and USB 2.0 Type-C port
- Fingerprint Scanner
- 3000mAh battery
Huawei Honor 8 Price and Availability:
Huawei Honor 8 with 3GB RAM and 32GB internal storage is priced at 1999 Yuan (US$298.72 / Rs. 20,000 approx.) while the 4GB RAM and 32GB storage variant is priced at 2199 Yuan (US$328.61 / Rs. 22,000 approx.) and 64GB Storage variant is priced 2499 Yuan (US$373.44 / Rs. 25,000 approx.). The Registrations for the sale of Honor 8 starts today and the actual sales are expected to start from July 19th.