Huawei Honor V8: Specifications, Pictures & Roundup

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
Language Multi Language
Chipset CPU: 2.3GHz Huawei HiSilicon Kirin 950/955
Other Fingerprint scanner
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.

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