Huawei P8 announced: Kirin 930, 3GB RAM OIS


huawei p8 launch

Huawei’s latest, the Huawei P8, has been officially announced in London. Here are full specifications and details.

As we had already pointed out early this week, there are 10 big launches this week and already we have been through a handful of them. Yesterday LeTV launched their trio of flagship phones, this morning Meizu released a new version of the MX4 Pro and headphones, while Xiaomi launched the black Mi Note and announced their plans to buy Segway.

This afternoon in London, Huawei are launching their new phone, and surprise surprise the P8’s spec is pretty much what the rumours had suggested.

huawei p8 launch

Coming in Mysitc Champagne, Titanium Grey, Gold or Carbon Black, the Huawei P8 takes the reigns from the P7 that launched last year. Like we have seen from other phone makers, Huawei have gone for a thin chassis on the phone, just 6.4mm, yet packed the space out with as much as possible.

huawei p8 launch

As rumours and tipsters had hinted, the P8 comes with a 5.2-inch display with a resolution of 1920 x 1080 rather than a higher res 2K panel, and just as well as the battery is smaller than some of the competition at 2680mAh!

A self devleoped Kirin 930 processor features 8-cores and 64bit, bit.LITTLE architecture based on 4 x A53 2.0Ghz and 4 x A53 1.5Ghz cores. These cores switch automatically for better performance and battery life. The SoC also has 3GB RAM to hand for fast multi-tasking.

Huawei have promised some impressive camera features from the front 8 mega-pixel and rear 13 mega-pixel camera with dual LED flash. OIS will keep images still while software features including a movie editor and light painting modes looks interesting.

Dimensions of the Huawei P8 are 144.9 x 71.8 x 6.4mm. The glass front and rear are completely smooth and interestingly there is no rear fingerprint scanner as some leaks had suggested. The P8 also offers dual SIM and room for up to 128GB SD card in addition to the 16GB of internal memory.

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huawei p8 launch

The last point is the OS which is Huawei’s latest EMUI 3.1 based on Android 5.0.

Pricing for the Huawei P8 will start at $530 (that’s the international price). Fans of the phone in Europe can buy it in April while US customers should wait until May.

So what do you think of the Huawei P8? In my opinion the phone is nice, but compared to some of the other phones we have seen this year we are left wanting much much more from Huawei.

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159 Comments

  1. Yeti hand
    April 15, 2015

    HA…..HA……HA

  2. Cpaun
    April 15, 2015

    In my opinion it’s a little bit expensive. I would imagine a 400-450$ price tag.

    • Airyl
      April 15, 2015

      It is.

    • Faux-News
      April 16, 2015

      P7 was released at 480$.

  3. Rob
    April 15, 2015

    Too expensive, shocked by the lack of fingerprint scanner and no 64 bit CPU to go with lollipop. What GPU is this using as there were rumours of a different one to the Kirin 925.

  4. Max
    April 15, 2015

    It really is pretty though…

    • Airyl
      April 15, 2015

      I really wouldn’t mind buying one of I had the money. It’s bloody stunning to look at.

  5. Simion Florin
    April 15, 2015

    Give a good reason why i should buy this phone at 530 dollars, when LETV phones are at the same price and even lower with monster specs compared to this one.

    • Airyl
      April 15, 2015

      Design. That’s pretty much the main selling point of Huawei’s P-series. You want power, wait for either the new Mate or a new D-series phone.

      • MaxPower
        April 15, 2015

        They make the best looking phones out there. But I’m sure people will disagree about this too. Just because
        :p

  6. Lazar Prodanovic
    April 15, 2015

    As usually Huawei disappointed again. They won’t sell much of them with that price if any.

    • Airyl
      April 15, 2015

      That’s what they said about the P7, but it was still successful enough to get a successor.

      • Lazar Prodanovic
        April 15, 2015

        Come on this is worth 280$ top, make it 300$ for design. EU costumers won’t buy it & same goes for Chinese, US costumers might but Huawei is still not quite there yet.

      • Tausent
        April 16, 2015

        Yes – but the P7 had a breaking good Fingerp. censor, and P8 has none – none !!! – what a joke, at a time where contactless payments and id. recognition via F. censors has become a MUST in every new premium flagship mobile internationally.

  7. April 15, 2015

    its pretty but the spec is not high end whilst I am fine with fhd screens in general the phone cannot justify the $530 price tag.
    It does not have the brand awareness or backup of companies like apple or samsung, it is just a china phone with delusions of pricing grandure lol

    • Airyl
      April 15, 2015

      Actually, Huawei is a major player in the international smartphone market these days. They might not have brand awareness like Apple or Samsung, but they do have enough awareness that people know how to pronounce their name correctly.

  8. Muhammad Yasir
    April 15, 2015

    nope… too expensive.

  9. TheHawk
    April 15, 2015

    Hmm, must say that i am disappointed.. For that price, that low spec and No Fingerprint touchsensor? Fingerprint sensor is used now both on Apple and Samsung and also Mate7 and some other smaller brands. Why have you forgot that on P8? Alipay? Transactions? Security? Common, a bracelet???? That is a joke. Common Huawei, give us a phone worth the money. And do not forget the fingerprint sensor next time, i hate PIN codes and passwords. Security bracelet is a huge JOKE…

    • Airyl
      April 15, 2015

      Fingerprint sensors are dividing nations.

      • Tausent
        April 16, 2015

        nonsense – Airyl. – Finger – tuchcensors is a MUST Internationally in the year of 2015 and years ahead.

        • Airyl
          April 16, 2015

          I agree, but some people seem to be really against fingerprint sensors.

          • balcobomber25
            April 16, 2015

            I have had it one two phones and It’s a nice feature to have but it’s not make or break for me. I won’t not buy a phone if it doesn’t have one. Would I would prefer is manual camera controls over a fingerprint sensor.

  10. TheOracle
    April 15, 2015

    $530 is ridiculous. Makes the LeTV look even better value along with better specs.

  11. suggest
    April 15, 2015

    Why no WLAN-ac in 2015?!

  12. serge
    April 15, 2015

    I liked the show. Just one person who was giving us an introtuce about the new mobiles possibilities.

  13. iKosh
    April 15, 2015

    The P series are targeting the style conscious not the spec hungry consumers.
    Yesterday everybody was mocking LeTV but now they are praising them for the price/value of their devices.

    • MaxPower
      April 15, 2015

      And wait to hear about the price of oppo and vivo, they will probably charge 200 extra bucks for the SD card slot! LoL

  14. MaxPower
    April 15, 2015

    Finally an ethical company that provides a SD card slot so we can store our porn movies! And they are giving it away almost for free! 530$, really??? That cheap?!?

    • Airyl
      April 15, 2015

      #$∆®€∆$M

      • MaxPower
        April 15, 2015

        There’s the truth unfortunately.
        I didn’t mean on mocking huawei.
        Within big companies there’s none anymore that provides us SD card slot or if they do then the solution is not affordable.

        • Airyl
          April 15, 2015

          All LG phones have SD card slots.

          • MaxPower
            April 15, 2015

            They are not really cheap, like oppo and vivo.
            Maybe Nubia, but I can’t think of anybody else

            • Airyl
              April 15, 2015

              Yes, but when was the last time a big brand sold anything cheap? We could include the Redmi 2 if Xiaomi is included.

            • Lazar Prodanovic
              April 15, 2015

              Big ones fall hard & it’s Huaweis turn now. (-:

            • Airyl
              April 15, 2015

              That’s the exact same thing people were saying when the P7 launched. It still sold well.

            • Lazar Prodanovic
              April 16, 2015

              & they did fall, from 3rd largest manufacturer to 5ft. As they are not competitive anywhere expect this trend to continue.

  15. SPLEND1D
    April 15, 2015

    I am going for LeTv S1

    • Airyl
      April 15, 2015

      Splendid.

  16. Yeti hand
    April 15, 2015

    HA…..HA……HA

  17. Cpaun
    April 15, 2015

    In my opinion it’s a little bit expensive. I would imagine a 400-450$ price tag.

    • Airyl
      April 16, 2015

      It is.

    • Faux-News
      April 16, 2015

      P7 was released at 480$.

  18. Rob
    April 15, 2015

    Too expensive, shocked by the lack of fingerprint scanner and no 64 bit CPU to go with lollipop. What GPU is this using as there were rumours of a different one to the Kirin 925.

  19. Max
    April 15, 2015

    It really is pretty though…

    • Airyl
      April 16, 2015

      I really wouldn’t mind buying one of I had the money. It’s bloody stunning to look at.

  20. topgun
    April 15, 2015

    what hypocritical ass wipes, i have read so many article’s on huawei slating other phones for using small batteries and then they go stick a tiny one on a flagship phone, then give us a shit option on an alternative that they call “max” which is basically a tablet with identical specs, really expected a little more than a phone which seems as powerful as the zenfone 2 (ze551ml) at double the price.

    • Faux-News
      April 16, 2015

      Its 6.4mm slim phone. Huawei never bragged about battery on P series. The P6 was 6.1mm with 2000mAh, P7 with 6.5mm with 2500mAh, and P8 is 6.4mm with 2680mAh.

      • topgun
        April 16, 2015

        id be fine if they bragged about it on their other phones which they have made. i’m merely pointing out that they are happy to slate other phone makers for the use of a small battery and they have gone and used one their selves

  21. Simion Florin
    April 15, 2015

    Give a good reason why i should buy this phone at 530 dollars, when LETV phones are at the same price and even lower with monster specs compared to this one.

    • Airyl
      April 16, 2015

      Design. That’s pretty much the main selling point of Huawei’s P-series. You want power, wait for either the new Mate or a new D-series phone.

    • MaxPower
      April 16, 2015

      They make the best looking phones out there. But I’m sure people will disagree about this too. Just because
      :p

  22. Lazar Prodanovic
    April 15, 2015

    As usually Huawei disappointed again. They won’t sell much of them with that price if any.

    • Airyl
      April 16, 2015

      That’s what they said about the P7, but it was still successful enough to get a successor.

    • Lazar Prodanovic
      April 16, 2015

      Come on this is worth 280$ top, make it 300$ for design. EU costumers won’t buy it & same goes for Chinese, US costumers might but Huawei is still not quite there yet.

    • Tausent
      April 16, 2015

      Yes – but the P7 had a breaking good Fingerp. censor, and P8 has none – none !!! – what a joke, at a time where contactless payments and id. recognition via F. censors has become a MUST in every new premium flagship mobile internationally.

  23. Shanos
    April 15, 2015

    its pretty but the spec is not high end whilst I am fine with fhd screens in general the phone cannot justify the $530 price tag.
    It does not have the brand awareness or backup of companies like apple or samsung, it is just a china phone with delusions of pricing grandure lol

    • Airyl
      April 16, 2015

      Actually, Huawei is a major player in the international smartphone market these days. They might not have brand awareness like Apple or Samsung, but they do have enough awareness that people know how to pronounce their name correctly.

  24. Guest
    April 15, 2015

    nope… too expensive.

  25. Guest
    April 15, 2015

    Hmm, must say that i am disappointed.. For that price, that low spec and No Fingerprint touchsensor? Fingerprint sensor is used now both on Apple and Samsung and also Mate7 and some other smaller brands. Why have you forgot that on P8? Alipay? Transactions? Security? Common, a bracelet???? That is a joke. Common Huawei, give us a phone worth the money. And do not forget the fingerprint sensor next time, i hate PIN codes and passwords. Security bracelet is a huge JOKE…

    • Airyl
      April 16, 2015

      Fingerprint sensors are dividing nations.

    • Tausent
      April 16, 2015

      nonsense – Airyl. – Finger – tuchcensors is a MUST Internationally in the year of 2015 and years ahead.

    • Airyl
      April 16, 2015

      I agree, but some people seem to be really against fingerprint sensors.

    • balcobomber25
      April 17, 2015

      I have had it one two phones and It’s a nice feature to have but it’s not make or break for me. I won’t not buy a phone if it doesn’t have one. Would I would prefer is manual camera controls over a fingerprint sensor.

  26. TheOracle
    April 15, 2015

    $530 is ridiculous. Makes the LeTV look even better value along with better specs.

  27. Guest
    April 15, 2015

    Why no WLAN-ac in 2015?!

  28. Guest
    April 15, 2015

    I liked the show. Just one person who was giving us an introtuce about the new mobiles possibilities.

  29. iKosh
    April 15, 2015

    The P series are targeting the style conscious not the spec hungry consumers.
    Yesterday everybody was mocking LeTV but now they are praising them for the price/value of their devices.

    • MaxPower
      April 15, 2015

      And wait to hear about the price of oppo and vivo, they will probably charge 200 extra bucks for the SD card slot! LoL

  30. MaxPower
    April 15, 2015

    Finally an ethical company that provides a SD card slot so we can store our porn movies! And they are giving it away almost for free! 530$, really??? That cheap?!?

    • Airyl
      April 16, 2015

      #$∆®€∆$M

    • MaxPower
      April 16, 2015

      There’s the truth unfortunately.
      I didn’t mean on mocking huawei.
      Within big companies there’s none anymore that provides us SD card slot or if they do then the solution is not affordable.

    • Airyl
      April 16, 2015

      All LG phones have SD card slots.

    • MaxPower
      April 16, 2015

      They are not really cheap, like oppo and vivo.
      Maybe Nubia, but I can’t think of anybody else

    • Airyl
      April 16, 2015

      Yes, but when was the last time a big brand sold anything cheap? We could include the Redmi 2 if Xiaomi is included.

    • Lazar Prodanovic
      April 16, 2015

      Big ones fall hard & it’s Huaweis turn now. (-:

    • Airyl
      April 16, 2015

      That’s the exact same thing people were saying when the P7 launched. It still sold well.

    • Lazar Prodanovic
      April 16, 2015

      & they did fall, from 3rd largest manufacturer to 5ft. As they are not competitive anywhere expect this trend to continue.

  31. SPLEND1D
    April 15, 2015

    I am going for LeTv S1

    • Airyl
      April 16, 2015

      Splendid.

  32. James
    April 15, 2015

    I want a SnapDragon 810 + 4GB Ram + 128GB Rom + SD Card + Global 4G LTE + Dual Sim + 5.2″ 2K screen + Gorilla Glass 4 + Metal/Alloy body + 3500 MaH Battery + 20.1 MP OIS shooter and a 13MP Front shooter + Bezelless phone in 2015.

    Preferably under $200. C’mon China, make me happy.

    • Airyl
      April 15, 2015

      You do know that’s impossible, right?

      • Lazar Prodanovic
        April 15, 2015

        It’s possible but he will have to wait another two years for it to happen. 😀

    • Faux-News
      April 16, 2015

      That specs will be on Huawei D3. But don’t expect that price at all. For budget priced ones you have to wait for Honor series.

      • Zami
        April 17, 2015

        There has been no leaks on the D3 .
        So, how can you be so sure about the D3 .
        I think it will be Mate 8 not D3 .
        There has also been roumores about Kirin 940 and 950 .
        And Kirin 940 will come earlier then Kirin 950 .
        I think 950 will come next year .
        For Mate 8 it will be Kirin 940 .
        Mate has been the performence serise for Huawei while P is more design oriented .

    • Simon
      April 16, 2015

      Keep dreaming.

    • seven7dust
      April 16, 2015

      SD 810 is over hyped crap , go read reviews on it !
      in 2015 no chip should drain battery this fast.

      this year Meizu will have a awesome phone cause of exynos 7.

  33. topgun
    April 15, 2015

    what hypocritical ass wipes, i have read so many article’s on huawei slating other phones for using small batteries and then they go stick a tiny one on a flagship phone, then give us a shit option on an alternative that they call “max” which is basically a tablet with identical specs, really expected a little more than a phone which seems as powerful as the zenfone 2 (ze551ml) at double the price.

    • Faux-News
      April 16, 2015

      Its 6.4mm slim phone. Huawei never bragged about battery on P series. The P6 was 6.1mm with 2000mAh, P7 with 6.5mm with 2500mAh, and P8 is 6.4mm with 2680mAh.

    • topgun
      April 16, 2015

      id be fine if they bragged about it on their other phones which they have made. i’m merely pointing out that they are happy to slate other phone makers for the use of a small battery and they have gone and used one their selves

  34. Stefan Berg
    April 15, 2015

    Yes, I was expecting a lot more. This is not a flagship phone Without fingerprint sensor. Using password sucks big time and that is why people either use a simple one or no password…All focus on the camera is so dull and 2013. It’s way to expensive compared to the competition.

    I thought Huawei was aiming for the #1 spot in this industry, but clearly that is not the case. You have to be better then this to come closer to Apple, Samsung, start with All in fingerprint sensor so we can use the smartphone for payments, key, starting the car etc etc etc…

    • Airyl
      April 15, 2015

      You were expecting a lot more? From their P-series? You guys have been making the same mistake for a few years now. There’s no point hoping for much in the specs and features department from this series of phones. This is a line aimed directly at the standard consumer who doesn’t care about specs and wouldn’t use features like the fingerprint sensor outside of showing off.

      The main emphasis here is on design. This is for people who want to proudly show of their phone in front of iPhone users knowing that it’s probably the best looking around. The same type of people who’d avoid using a China phone just because it doesn’t look better than an iPhone.

      You’re supposed to set your expectations high when the Mate series comes around. That’s when it really matters to people like us.

  35. Guest
    April 16, 2015

    I want a SnapDragon 810 + 4GB Ram + 128GB Rom + SD Card + Global 4G LTE + Dual Sim + 5.2″ 2K screen + Gorilla Glass 4 + Metal/Alloy body + 3500 MaH Battery + 20.1 MP OIS shooter and a 13MP Front shooter + Bezelless phone in 2015.

    Preferably under $200. C’mon China, make me happy.

    • Airyl
      April 16, 2015

      You do know that’s impossible, right?

    • Lazar Prodanovic
      April 16, 2015

      It’s possible but he will have to wait another two years for it to happen. 😀

    • Faux-News
      April 16, 2015

      That specs will be on Huawei D3. But don’t expect that price at all. For budget priced ones you have to wait for Honor series.

    • Guest
      April 16, 2015

      Keep dreaming.

    • seven7dust
      April 16, 2015

      SD 810 is over hyped crap , go read reviews on it !
      in 2015 no chip should drain battery this fast.

      this year Meizu will have a awesome phone cause of exynos 7.

    • Guest
      April 17, 2015

      There has been no leaks on the D3 .
      So, how can you be so sure about the D3 .
      I think it will be Mate 8 not D3 .
      There has also been roumores about Kirin 940 and 950 .
      And Kirin 940 will come earlier then Kirin 950 .
      I think 950 will come next year .
      For Mate 8 it will be Kirin 940 .
      Mate has been the performence serise for Huawei while P is more design oriented .

    • Guest
      April 17, 2015

      You didn’t read the article well .
      You should have seen the last line of the article .
      I am the one who shared it .
      But what I am saying that I haven’t heard anything of it anymore .

    • Faux-News
      April 19, 2015

      Dude i know that, plus i know we had a discussion on it on this site when the same was posted here prior to being posted on phonearena.

      Point is that there is a D8 with Kirin 950.

  36. Stefan Berg
    April 16, 2015

    Yes, I was expecting a lot more. This is not a flagship phone Without fingerprint sensor. Using password sucks big time and that is why people either use a simple one or no password…All focus on the camera is so dull and 2013. It’s way to expensive compared to the competition.

    I thought Huawei was aiming for the #1 spot in this industry, but clearly that is not the case. You have to be better then this to come closer to Apple, Samsung, start with All in fingerprint sensor so we can use the smartphone for payments, key, starting the car etc etc etc…

    • Airyl
      April 16, 2015

      You were expecting a lot more? From their P-series? You guys have been making the same mistake for a few years now. There’s no point hoping for much in the specs and features department from this series of phones. This is a line aimed directly at the standard consumer who doesn’t care about specs and wouldn’t use features like the fingerprint sensor outside of showing off.

      The main emphasis here is on design. This is for people who want to proudly show of their phone in front of iPhone users knowing that it’s probably the best looking around. The same type of people who’d avoid using a China phone just because it doesn’t look better than an iPhone.

      You’re supposed to set your expectations high when the Mate series comes around. That’s when it really matters to people like us.

  37. balcobomber25
    April 16, 2015

    Always love the looks of Huawei phones but can never get by their horrible UI. Are they easy to root and good ROM’s available?

    • Manu
      April 16, 2015

      yep easy to root but custom roms are well not much populated i´d say 5~10 roms after a few months (if they open the code earlier the (good) custom roms will come earlier) ;D

    • Faux-News
      April 16, 2015

      have you used their UI ? Don’t let the theme (which there are literally hundreds available) put you off.

      • balcobomber25
        April 16, 2015

        Yes I have used it and it was horrible. I had a P6 as a work phone for awhile.

        • Faux-News
          April 16, 2015

          P6 is 2013. Cant compare any 2013 UI with 2015. Emui 3.0+ is a total revamp over that.

          • balcobomber25
            April 16, 2015

            Maybe it is but I can only base my purchases on past experiences and my past experience with Huawei was amazing build quality let down by poor UI. I’ll have to test it out and see if I like it better than MIUI or Flyme.

            • Airyl
              April 16, 2015

              EMUI 3.0 is much improved over the old, antique looking version on the P6.

            • balcobomber25
              April 16, 2015

              From what I have seen in videos it looks like 2.3 with a fresh coat of paint. I will try it out eventually though and see if I like it better than Miui.

  38. Steven Fox
    April 16, 2015

    With all that competition the price seems steep for the performance offered here. I`d rather go with the LG Flex2, or the G4 when it comes out.

  39. Faux-News
    April 16, 2015

    P8 is a neat upgrade for the P7 users, but unsurprisingly may not be enough for a Mate 7 user to upgrade. P8 sticks to its main features being the best looking phone on the market, slim, and powerful camera. Lots of great design changes over the P7. The gpu is just above average in 2015, but CPU is 64bit, and also A53 unlike the A7 & A15 on the Kirin 920s chip used on Honor 6/6plus and Mate 7. The positive results in battery and performance should show.

    Also impressed with the improvements made in camera. I thought they would have just played around with dual camera used on Honor 6 plus but with increase leaks of no dual camera i expected they might screw up with nothing to offer on P8 camera. Instead they surprised with a lot of different improvements in camera that it is in fact a major advertising point.

    Btw P8 is now on Huawei site: http://consumer.huawei.com/minisite/worldwide/p8/index.htm

  40. David Košič
    April 16, 2015

    I am mostly disappointed with the kirin 930 I really thought that huawei will use A57 cores for their big.litlle chip.

    • Faux-News
      April 16, 2015

      Well you expected wrongly. The Huawei top end chip in 2015 the Kirin 950 will be on the Ascend D3 unveiling in June/July, and this was leaked back in last quarter of 2014.

      Huawei will need to fasten their chip release cycle so that it is timed for unveiling on P series. That said, they did atleast introduce an advanced “A53e” core version which sounds logical knowing that battery performance and heat was always an important factor to be improved for P series users.

  41. Tausent
    April 16, 2015

    P 8 – What a fiasko. Unbelievable that Huawei believes their new premium flagship will sell anything at all, when the customers realise it is without a Fingerprint tuch. Without the Fingerprint tuch, as in Huawei´s great succes – the Mate 7 – it has not a single chance. What a silly joke !

    • Faux-News
      April 16, 2015

      Some expect a bit too much, some even under illusion there was a fingerprint sensor on the power button. Lol. Cool idea but tech not advanced to pull something like that in 2015.

      From personal experience of brother using the fingerprint on Mate 7, it was cool at first but not used later on. So i don’t expect that to be a killer issue in long term other than disappointments of those who would never buy the phone anyway. It would look ugly too on the back of P8.

  42. balcobomber25
    April 16, 2015

    Always love the looks of Huawei phones but can never get by their horrible UI. Are they easy to root and good ROM’s available?

    • Frozzem
      April 16, 2015

      yep easy to root but custom roms are well not much populated i´d say 5~10 roms after a few months (if they open the code earlier the (good) custom roms will come earlier) ;D

    • Faux-News
      April 16, 2015

      have you used their UI ? Don’t let the theme (which there are literally hundreds available) put you off.

    • balcobomber25
      April 16, 2015

      Yes I have used it and it was horrible. I had a P6 as a work phone for awhile.

    • Faux-News
      April 16, 2015

      P6 is 2013. Cant compare any 2013 UI with 2015. Emui 3.0+ is a total revamp over that.

    • balcobomber25
      April 16, 2015

      Maybe it is but I can only base my purchases on past experiences and my past experience with Huawei was amazing build quality let down by poor UI. I’ll have to test it out and see if I like it better than MIUI or Flyme.

    • Airyl
      April 16, 2015

      EMUI 3.0 is much improved over the old, antique looking version on the P6.

    • balcobomber25
      April 17, 2015

      From what I have seen in videos it looks like 2.3 with a fresh coat of paint. I will try it out eventually though and see if I like it better than Miui.

  43. Tausent
    April 16, 2015

    I bought one of the first Mate 7 for sale in Sweden 5 month ago, allthough beeing from Denmark, as it was not for sale in my country. My Mate 7 finger-tuch is working eccelent and saves me a lot of time and I apreaseate the extra safety/security it gives, – wonderfull not having to remember all the silly codes ect. any more. It can bee stolen but without the serious consequenses of theft of private correspondance id. as before when using my old Nokia mobile , and within the comming year we will se it work along the Mastercard/biometric giving far more security in our dayli life.

  44. Steven Fox
    April 16, 2015

    With all that competition the price seems steep for the performance offered here. I`d rather go with the LG Flex2, or the G4 when it comes out.

  45. Faux-News
    April 16, 2015

    P8 is a neat upgrade for the P7 users, but unsurprisingly may not be enough for a Mate 7 user to upgrade. P8 sticks to its main features being the best looking phone on the market, slim, and powerful camera. Lots of great design changes over the P7. The gpu is just above average in 2015, but CPU is 64bit, and also A53 unlike the A7 & A15 on the Kirin 920s chip used on Honor 6/6plus and Mate 7. The positive results in battery and performance should show.

    Also impressed with the improvements made in camera. I thought they would have just played around with dual camera used on Honor 6 plus but with increase leaks of no dual camera i expected they might screw up with nothing to offer on P8 camera. Instead they surprised with a lot of different improvements in camera that it is in fact a major advertising point.

    Btw P8 is now on Huawei site: http://consumer.huawei.com/minisite/worldwide/p8/index.htm

  46. David Košič
    April 16, 2015

    I am mostly disappointed with the kirin 930 I really thought that huawei will use A57 cores for their big.litlle chip.

    • Faux-News
      April 16, 2015

      Well you expected wrongly. The Huawei top end chip in 2015 the Kirin 950 will be on the Ascend D3 unveiling in June/July, and this was leaked back in last quarter of 2014.

      Huawei will need to fasten their chip release cycle so that it is timed for unveiling on P series. That said, they did atleast introduce an advanced “A53e” core version which sounds logical knowing that battery performance and heat was always an important factor to be improved for P series users.

  47. Tausent
    April 16, 2015

    P 8 – What a fiasko. Unbelievable that Huawei believes their new premium flagship will sell anything at all, when the customers realise it is without a Fingerprint tuch. Without the Fingerprint tuch, as in Huawei´s great succes – the Mate 7 – it has not a single chance. What a silly joke !

    • Faux-News
      April 16, 2015

      Some expect a bit too much, some even under illusion there was a fingerprint sensor on the power button. Lol. Cool idea but tech not advanced to pull something like that in 2015.

      From personal experience of brother using the fingerprint on Mate 7, it was cool at first but not used later on. So i don’t expect that to be a killer issue in long term other than disappointments of those who would never buy the phone anyway. It would look ugly too on the back of P8.

  48. Tausent
    April 16, 2015

    I bought one of the first Mate 7 for sale in Sweden 5 month ago, allthough beeing from Denmark, as it was not for sale in my country. My Mate 7 finger-tuch is working eccelent and saves me a lot of time and I apreaseate the extra safety/security it gives, – wonderfull not having to remember all the silly codes ect. any more. It can bee stolen but without the serious consequenses of theft of private correspondance id. as before when using my old Nokia mobile , and within the comming year we will se it work along the Mastercard/biometric giving far more security in our dayli life.

  49. April 16, 2015

    GOOD PHONE

    • Airyl
      April 16, 2015

      IMPOSSIBRUUUUUUUUUUU

  50. Arigbuy LI
    April 16, 2015

    GOOD PHONE

    • Airyl
      April 16, 2015

      IMPOSSIBRUUUUUUUUUUU

  51. pedro
    June 11, 2015

    Where did u get this carbon black ? nowhere to be found on net ..

  52. July 24, 2015

    A good device that also can be used together with the TalkBand B2 here
    http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=kmg5Ghfs2aM

  53. s7yler
    July 24, 2015

    A good device that also can be used together with the TalkBand B2 here