The official launch of the Huawei Honor Note 8 which was scheduled for August 1 has finally taken place, with Huawei unveiling the 6.6-inch phablet which has a rich array of specifications under its arsenal. The device also carries a price tag that guarantees it can be afforded by most persons.
Recall that Huawei revealed the device will be called Honor Note 8 when many had thought we’d be seeing a device with Honor V8 Max moniker. The device spescs was also teased to include a 6.6-inch display with 2K resolution and sure the Honor Note 8 features that and more. The display comes with a Super AMOLED panel with 105% NTSC color gamut coverage and 70000:1 contrast ratio. This doesn’t create an overly bright display as that can be adjust to suit the user. There’s also a 2.5D glass cover on top of the device and the expansive display supports multitasking as well.
The Huawei Honor Note 8 also features an Octa-core Kirin 955 processor which is backed up by a 4GB RAM on all versions. There are three versions of the Honor Note 8 available, depending on the internal storage size. The phablet has a base version with 32GB of on-board storage, another one with 64GB of internal storage and yet a high end version with a mammoth 128GB storage on board.
Talking about the camera, the Huawei Honor Note 8 packs a 13-megapixel rear camera unit with f/2.0 aperture, OIS and DPS/GPU dual noise reduction and up front, there’s an ample 8-megapixel shooter. Also, the device comes with dual-SIM, dual standby and 4G LTE support and has USB Type-C port on its metal fuselage.
The Honor Note 8 crams a cool 4500mAh battery which supports fast charging and despite the battery size and the size of the entire device, it only weighs 219grams and measures just 7.18mm.
The Huawei Honor Note 8 comes in three difference prices for the three versions. The 4GB + 32GB model cost 2299 Yuan ($346), the 4GB + 64GB version costs 2499 Yuan ($376) and the top-end 4GB + 128GB model goes for 2799 Yuan ($421). Buyers also have the options of choosing from three nice colors of gold, silver and grey. Sales starts on August 9 in China via online channels JD.com and VMall.