Huawei Honor 8: Specs Review & Price

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Huawei has severally reaffirmed its desire maintain its ranking among the top three selling mobile phone brand worldwide. Already, the smartphone maker recorded impressive sales during the first half of the year, and the release of the Huawei Honor 8 will help boost Huawei’s target. The Honor 8 was made official few days back loaded with lots of great specs.

honor 8 specs price

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Design, OS, Memory & Processor

The sleek smartphone runs on EMUI 4.1 based on Android 6.0 Marshmallow and the physical side the Honor 8 comes wit an entire glass body at the back. The device also comes in five different colours namely Sapphire Blue, Pearl White, Midnight Black, Sunrise Gold and Sakura Pink.

The Honor 8 will be powered by an octa-core Kirin 950 chipset clocked at 2.3GHz. The device also tag along three memory variants – 3GB RAM and 32GB internal storage, 4GB RAM and 32GB on-board storage and lastly a 4GB RAM and 64GB storage on-board.

Camera, Battery & Connectivity

What grabs the headlines and makes this device a stunner is the 12MP dual camera unit at the rear. A dual camera packing device that starts at $300! Apart from the two 12MP sensors at the back, there’s also one RGB sensor and a black and white one, both Sony IMX286 sensors.

Also, the Honor 8 features an 8MP shooter up front, which has large 1.4um pixels. So, we expect the camera performance on the new flagship to be of flagship performance. The phone supports 1080p FHD video shooting and 720p 120fps slo-mo recording.

The Honor 8 comes packing a 3000mAh batterry with fast charging ability. Other connectivity options available include; NFC with fingerprint payment, Infra Red blaster which supports over 25,920 appliances from different brands, dual SIM dual standby, 4G+, VoLTE, intelligent dual antenna design, WLAN+ 3.0 etc.

Huawei Honor 8 Price in US, UK, Russia, Spain

The Honor 8 carries a price tag of 1999 Yuan ($300 in the US) for the 3GB + 32GB model, then the price goes up to 2299 Yuan ($346 in the US) for the 4GB + 32GB model and 2499 Yuan ($375 in the US) for the top-end 4GB + 64GB of storage. The availability of the device for purchase internationally is not certain presently.

Honor 8 key specs

  • Android 6.0 (Marshmallow) with EMUI 4.1
  • 5.2-inch (1920 x 1080 pixels) Full HD 2.5D curved glass display, 96% NTSC colour gamut
  • Octa-Core Kirin 950 (2.3GHz 4 x A72 + 1.8GHz 4 x A53) 16nm processor with Mali T880-MP4 GPU
  • Fingerprint sensor, Infrared sensor
  • 3GB RAM with 32GB storage, 4GB RAM with 32GB / 64GB storage, expandable memory up to 128GB with microSD
  • 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 apertur
  • 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 battery with fast charging

Where to Buy Huawei Phones & Pay On Delivery

Jumia Nigeria |from N13,995 Click to View Price Offers!

Jumia Kenya |from Ksh3,530 Click to View Price Offers!

Konga.com|from N14,395 Click to View Price Offers!

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