Yesterday turned out to be quite a techie Tuesday for folks in China and tech enthusiasts the world around. Not only did the day see the launch of Xiaomi’s first ever ‘big phone’ yet, but also saw the announcement of the mighty new Huawei Honor V8.
Huawei’s Honor has been about ‘budget flagship’ phones so far, but the brand seems to have shifted its focus a little higher up. Let’s take a quick look at what’s inside the Honor V8.
Huawei Honor V8 Specifications
|Model||Huawei Honor V8|
|SIM Card||Dual SIM (Hybrid SIM)|
|Color||Ceramic white, Platinum silver, Rose gold, Champagne gold, Ice silver and Gray|
|Capacity||RAM: 4GBROM: 32GB/64GB EXPANDABLE|
|Chipset||CPU: 2.3GHz Huawei HiSilicon Kirin 950/955|
|System||Android 6.0 based EMUI|
|Screen||Display size: 5.7-inches
Resolution: 1920 x 1080 pixels & 2560 x 1440p (2 variants)
|Cameras||Rear: 12 mega-pixel (dual rear camera setup)
Front: 8 mega-pixel
|Battery capacity||Non-removable 3500mAh|
Huawei Honor V8 Picture Gallery
Huawei Honor V8 Pricing & Conclusion
The Honor V8 is priced as follows in China:
- 1080p screen/4GB RAM/32GB/Kirin 950: 2299 Yuan ($352)
- 1080p screen/4GB RAM/32GB/Kirin 950 (plus better network support): 2499 Yuan ($383)
- 1440p screen/4GB RAM/64GB/Kirin 955: 2799 Yuan ($429)
Quite clearly, the Honor V8 is an attempt by the Honor sub-brand to breach the high-end market in China. A few other high-end flagships, including the OnePlus 3 are yet to show up, so stay tuned.