OrientPhone H8 octacore costs just $243 with 6-inch display

If you still haven’t bought yourself a large screen Android phablet then you might want to give the Orientphone H8 some serious thought!

After reviewing a few octacore Android phones already this year I can safely say that (at this point in time) there is very little in the way of performance gain from the Mediatek 8-core over their quad-core offerings. Of course Antutu is better, but real world use is identical!

That said though, if it were possible to buy an octacore phone at quad-core pricing I don’t see a reason for not choosing the newer processor. This is exactly what the Orientphone H8 offers!

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At $243, the H8 is priced at the same level as similar quad-core phones, but you will have some additional bragging rights when it comes to the processor department. The rest of the spec is spot of for this price level and includes a 6-inch 720p display, 2GB RAM, 32GB memory, SD card, dual-SIM, 13 mega-pixel rear camera and 5MP front.

Design is similar to the Samsung Galaxy Mega down to the physical home button between standard Android navigation buttons. More details can be found over on the Orientdeal product page.

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  1. arsalan
    January 19, 2014

    6 inches and only 720p?

    • Stefan
      January 20, 2014

      I agree, it’s pathetic.

      • January 21, 2014

        It would get freezed (and laggy by the way) if it had 1080p native resolution…it’s an entry-level phone after all..

  2. willian40
    January 20, 2014

    1GB ram!?
    You can better buy the jiake v8!

  3. Alex
    January 20, 2014

    These are the specs from Geek buying. Why do you think this phone is better then the one being spoken of again? They both have 720p screens, but the H8 comes with 32gb’s of storage. The Jake v8 comes with 16gb’s of storage, how is this better? LOL…


    6.0 inch HD IPS Capacitive touchscreen, 1280*720 pixels 10-point  Multi-Touch, Support Suspension Window
    Support Air Gesture
    MTK6592 Octa Core 1.7GHz
    2GB RAM +16GB ROM, Support extend to 64GB
    13.0MP back camera and 5.0MP front camera
    Android 4.2.2 OS
    Networking: 2G: GSM 850/900/1800/1900MHz 3G: WCDMA 850/2100MHz
    Dual SIM Card Dual Standby

    • Alex
      January 20, 2014

      I stand corrected, more research seems to lead to incorrect or conflicting information by the OP or Orient deal?