Honor a sub brand of Huawei has announced the Honor 8 – latest flagship device in China. It packs a 5.2-inch Full HD 2.5D curved glass display, is powered by an Octa-Core Kirin 950 SoC with i5 co-processor and runs on Android 6.0 (Marshmallow) with EMUI 4.1 on top.
The highlight point of the smartphone are the dual 12-megapixel rear cameras with laser auto focus and 1.76-micron pixel size promising brilliant image quality in low-light conditions, similar to the Honor V8 that was introduced in May.
It sports 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.
The honor 8 comes in Pearl White, Sunrise Gold, Midnight Black, Sakura Pink and Sapphire Blue colors and is priced at 1999 yuan (US$ 299 / Rs. 20050 approx.) for the 3GB RAM with 32GB storage full version netcom / carrier edition, 2299 yuan (US$ 343 / Rs. 23,050 approx.) for the 4GB RAM with 32GB storage entire network version and 2499 yuan (US$ 374 / Rs. 25,070 approx.) for the 4GB RAM with 64GB storage entire network version. It is now available for order in China and will go on sale from July 19th.
Specification of Honor 8 are:
|Display||5.2-inch (1920 x 1080 pixels) Full HD 2.5D curved glass display, 96% NTSC color gamut|
|Camera||Rear – 12MP dual rear cameras with dual-tone LED flash, Laser AF, f/2.2 aperture, 6P lens, 1.4um pixel size, Front – 8MP with f/2.4 aperture|
|Processor||Octa-Core Kirin 950 (2.3GHz 4 x A72 + 1.8GHz 4 x A53) 16nm processor|
|GPU||Mali T880-MP4 GPU|
|RAM||3 GB & 4 GB|
|Storage||32 GB & 64 GB, expandable up to 128GB with microSD|
|Battery||3000mAh battery with fast charging|
|Dimensions||145.5 x 71 x 7.45 mm, Weight – 153g|
|OS||Android 6.0 (Marshmallow) with EMUI 4.1|
|Colors||Pearl White, Sunrise Gold, Midnight Black, Sakura Pink and Sapphire Blue colors|
|Pricing||3GB RAM with 32GB – 1999 yuan (US$ 299 / Rs. 20050 approx.)
4GB RAM with 32GB – 2299 yuan (US$ 343 / Rs. 23,050 approx.)
4GB RAM with 64GB – 2499 yuan (US$ 374 / Rs. 25,070 approx.)