Honor 8 – A New Flagship Smartphone From Huawei

Huawei is the smartphone company which is not a household name in the United States of America. There are many flagship devices from the vendors. However, they have recently introduced a true flagship device with an attractive price tag and having great specifications. In this article, we will be discussing the features and specifications of Huawei Honor 8 in detail.


The first thing which is important for any smartphone buyer is the shape and design of the smartphone. Well, Honor 8 is a solid build phone which feels good in the hand. There are round edges and glass panel on the back side of the device. It is a thin device having the thickness of 7.5mm. There is a 5.2-inch screen on the front side which is full HD. On the back, there is a fingerprint scanner for fast and easy access. It can also be used as a smart key to perform other functionalities within the device.

At the bottom of the phone, there are speakers and microphone. You can use knuckle gesture to do something unique with this phone. Just rap your knuckle on the screen and then draw any letter to give a command. For example, if you draw C letter, then camera application will be opened. There are two rear cameras on the back side of the phone with a flashlight.


The Honor 8 has dual 12-megapixel camera for capturing great looking photos. The one camera takes an RGB photo while the other one takes a monochrome photo. Then wrapped together to make a cohesive picture which gives more details in the pictures taken by the camera. There are plenty of filters and modes available to capture amazing pictures along with videos. The videos can be recorded in full HD. The front-facing camera is 8 megapixel which is also able to record full HD videos. The image quality is really good even in low-lightening conditions.


The Huawei Honor 8 has the latest version of Android 6.0.1 Marshmallow running in the device along with company’s own Emotion UI 4.1. There is an Octa-core processor having 4 cores of 2.3 GHz and 4 cores of 1.8GHz. The chipset used in the phone is HiSilicon Kirin 950. There is internal storage of 64GB along with RAM of 4GB for fast processing of the device. The GPU used in the handset is Mali-T880 MP4.


The important feature in any smartphone now-a-days is the battery and its timing. The Huawei Company has powered the device with the 3000mAh battery which is non-removable. It will give a full one-day usage easily for normal users.

Final Verdict

The Huawei Honor 8 is available on the market for around 399$. The smartphone in this price range is actually impressive with great specifications and features. The build quality and the camera of the device is actually really good. The phone doesn’t look cheap in hand. So, if you can’t afford flagship devices like iPhone and Samsung and still want to get a solid phone in hand. Then you can try this one as it looks solid and classy in hands.

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