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Honor 8 Smartphone Launched For Rs. 29,999

Posted in Huawei / Honor, and Mobile/Tablet

Honor 8 smartphone will serve as the flagship smartphone. The Honor 8 sits just below the Leica-branded Huawei P9. The phone is the successor to Huawei’s Honor 7 that was launched in October last year.

The Honor 8 will be exclusively available at Flipkart and Amazon along with the Honor store.

Honor 8

Note that only the 4 GB model of Honor 8 that has 32GB of internal storage has been launched in India and it has been listed on Amazon.in.

Honor 8

The Honor 8 comes with a 5.2-inch full HD (1920 x 1080 pixels) 2.5D curved glass display, 2.3GHz octa-core Kirin 950 (ARM Cortex-A72 4 x 2.3GHz + ARM Cortex-A53 4 x 1.8GHz) processor and Mali T880-MP4 GPU. Besides, the smartphone has optional storage for up to a 128GB micro SD card. The smartphone runs onAndroid 6.0 Marshmallow operating system and offers a customised interface – EMUI 4.1. A 3000 mAh battery is in the phone that claims to deliver talk-time of up to 17.5 hours and standby time of up to 380 hours on 3G networks.

Honor 8

Honor 8 is its dual rear camera set up – both the cameras are of 12 megapixel resolution (monochrome + color). A dual-tone LED flash light is in the back too. The primary rear camera has f/2.2 aperture and Laser AF. In its front lies an 8-megapixel shooter with f/2.4 aperture has been provided for selfies. The camera has features like Screen-lock snapshot, Virtual aperture shooting, Night shot, Professional Mode, Beauty mode, Food mode, Panorama, HDR, Watermark, Light painting, Time-lapse, Slow-motion, Audio note, Document scan, Capture smiles, Touch to capture, Sound Snap, and Delayed Shot. Further, the main camera & secondary camera support 1080P(1920*1080, 30 fps)FHD video recording.

It also comes with a fingerprint scanner which is located on its back panel. It has USB Type-C port and an Infrared sensor as well. Besides, the smartphone has a Hybrid Dual SIM tray, 4G LTE, WiFi (IEEE 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac, Hotspot up to 8 devices), Bluetooth 4.2, GPS, Accelerometer, Abient Light Sensor, Proximity Sensor, Infrared Sensor, Compass, Gyroscope, and NFC . The handset measures 145.5 x 71 x 7.45 mm and weighs 153 grams.

Huawei Honor 8 Specifications

  • 5.2-inch Full HD (~423 ppi pixel density) display
  • Dimensions: 145.5 x 71 x 7.5 mm, weighs 153 grams
  • HiSilicon Kirin 950 Octa-core processor (4×2.3 GHz Cortex-A72 & 4×1.8 GHz Cortex A53)
  • 4GB of RAM, 64GB internal memory
  • SD card support up to 128GB
  • Single SIM, 4G LTE, Bluetooth v4.2, NFC
  • Emotion UI 4.1, Android Marshmallow
  • Mali-T880 MP4 GPU
  • Dual 12 MP rear cameras , f/2.2, laser autofocus, dual tone flash, 1.25 µm pixel size
  • 8 MP front camera, f/2.4, 1.4 µm pixel size
  • Fingerprint scanner, USB Type-C port
  • Non-removable 3000 mAh battery.

Huawei Honor 8 will be available in four color variants: Pearl White, Midnight Black, Sapphire Blue, and Gold at a price of Rs 29,999.

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