Honor 8 headed for Europe, here’s the pricing and availability info

Honor 8 headed for Europe, here’s the pricing and availability info

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Huawei, Honor’s parent company, announced at an event in Paris today that the current top-of-the-line Honor phone — the Honor 8 — was on its way to Europe.

The Honor 8 is made available to buyers in the UK starting today, i.e., 24th August. You’ll be able to shell out £369.99 ($487) at Huawei’s vMall outlet to procure the phone. Availability will soon follow on Clove, Ebuyer, Expansys and Amazon, with a free Fire TV stick from Amazon till stocks last.

Android Central report that the Honor 8 will also be made available via Three at a later date.

The Honor 8 comes with a Huawei HiSilicon Kirin 950 SoC, 4GB RAM, 5.2-inch 1920 x 1080p display, dual 12 mega-pixel cameras on the rear, 3000mAh battery, and 8 mega-pixel front facing camera. The Honor 8 is the very close cousin of the Huawei P9 in more ways than one.

At £369.99, the Honor phone may not be the most affordable one from the brand, especially with competition from other Chinese players, namely OnePlus making it look even more expensive.

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  • David Košič

    Still a good value buy with an actual warranty you can use.

  • andersoc

    Have been waiting a while for this phone to be release in UK/EU. Waited in vain it would seem as that price is plain stupid. I’m pretty sure I can get the P9 in that price range (in fact about 30$ lower). The reason I didn’t get that already was budget. For me they’ve over priced this……I’ll take advantage of the mi5 lowering price or hold out and see if the cool1 is any good instead…….annoying!

  • MattD

    Actually, Britain is NOT part of Europe anymore 😁
    Puns aside, thanks to beloved brexit the price into the EU *may* be a little lower, like 399€ at most (although, in the case, I wouldn’t like honor’s attitude to raise prices 50€ per year… Still, I would understand why).

    • fido futte

      Nonsens- it is like China is not part of China anymore ??? Anyone belive this ?

      • NextHype

        Non-sense is thinking a country that doesn’t use european currency, doesn’t follow european economical policies, and whose intel services work with NSA to spy on european leaders is european.

    • illystor

      Article 50 hasn’t been triggered. UK remains part of the EU, and regardless of referendum results, they can’t leave a continent. As of now there has been no change to custom or tariffs for any goods coming to UK as a result of the referendum result. The only meaningful impact so far has been currency fluctuations.

  • Karly Johnston

    You can get the P9 cheaper. The point and shoot and video on this camera are weak. The battery life is atrocious.

  • Nam Dang

    Huawei Honor 8 is available for 399€ in Germany.

  • NextHype

    It seems a bit expensive and doesn’t bring anything new