Elephone P8 Official Introduction

Elephone P8

One of the most important aspects of your smartphone if probably the camera performance. Indeed according to a Chinese survey, 88% of customers check out the camera before purchasing a phone.

Elephone knows this and that is why they released two camera phones in 2017: the Elephone P8 and Elephone P8 mini. The Elephone P8 in particular has been well received by media outlets.

Elephone P8

Another important factor that makes the Elephone P8 interesting is its internal hardware, the smartphone is indeed powered by a Mediatek Helio P25, 6GB of RAM and 64GB of internal storage, this setup should allow you to play pretty much any game. The 6GB of RAM definitely help having a super smooth Android user experience, compared to smartphones with less RAM. The P8 was also advertised to run more than 40 apps flawlessly before its launch.

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Going into specifics on the camera department, we have a 21MP rear shooter and a 16MP front-facing camera. Elephone now say that after half month of software optimization the Sony IMX230 image sensor can capture much better photos, with better exposure, more vibrant colors and overall better images in low light situations. The camera app also allows you to shoot photos with the bokeh effect if you so desire.

Here are some photos shot on the Elephone P8:

The Elephone P8 also comes with an high quality audio amplifier produced by NXP. This hardware will be able to bring better audio reproduction, so you can better enjoy your favorite movies and games. Here’s a test:

The Elephone P8 packs a relatively big 3600mAh battery which should grant a good battery life, with at least a full day of use on a single charge. The P8 can also reproduce videos for 12 hours straight as we can see in the video below:


Elephone also added some neat software features to the P8, if you own the phone or will do soon, check the video below to learn some new tricks:

Learn more about the Elephone P8 on the official website.

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  1. Rocky Raja
    August 16, 2017

    Well the results from the camera is really stunning. But can you please show a camera example of HDR mode? Thanks in advance

  2. Rick
    August 16, 2017

    Handy device. What’s the average battery backup? I mean the average screen on time atleast? And is it all metal body?

  3. Grace
    August 17, 2017

    12 hours of video playback?? This battery seems to be well optimised. What about the built quality of this device?

  4. Pendu
    August 17, 2017

    I’ve heard about Elephone P8 mini is getting the new EleOS, my P8 just arrived 2days ago. Will my P8 get the ELE OS?