Huawei is in the news again, this time rumored to be working on the Huawei Honor 8 which is set to drop July 5. The Honor 8 is said to be a drop down version of the Honor V8 which was unveiled last month with a unique dual 12MP rear camera setup.
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The Huawei Honor 8 will launch sporting a 5.2-inch curved glass screen and pwered by an Octa-core Kirin 955 processor with Mali T880-MP4 GPU. The Honor 8 will also feature a dimension of 157.00×77.60×7.75mm, and carries a weight of 170g. The body design will comprise of a glass back and a metal frame instead of metal back in the Honor V8.
The delectable mid-range device also flaunts a finger print sensor as well as an Infrared sensor and will run on Android 6.0 Marshmallow with EMUI 4.1.
In the camera department, the Huawei Honor 8 crams a dual 12 mega-pixel camera on the back with dual-tone LED flash while the front facing selfie camera is an 8 mega-pixel shooter. The device also packs a 3200mAh battery with fast charging.
Also, the Honor 8 will launch with a 4GB RAM, and 32GB internal memory version and another version with 4 GB and 64GB on-board storage. Both storage versions are expandable to a memory up to 128GB with microSD
Connectivity options available include, 4G LTE, Wi-Fi a/b/g/n/ac (2.4GHz and 5GHz), Bluetooth 4.2, GPS, NFC, USB Type-C.
Huawei Honor 8 rumored specifications
- 5.2-inch (1920 x 1080 pixels) Full HD / (2560 × 1440 pixels) Quad HD 2.5D curved glass display
- Octa-Core Kirin 955 (4x 2.5GHz A72, A53 4 x 1.8 GHz) processor with Mali T880-MP4 GPU
- 4GB RAM, 32GB / 64GB / 128GB storage, expandable memory up to 128GB with microSD
- Android 6.0 (Marshmallow) with EMUI 4.1
- Hybrid Dual SIM (nano + nano/microSD)
- 12MP dual rear cameras with dual-tone LED flash
- 8MP front-facing camera
- 3200mAh with fast charging
- Fingerprint sensor, Infrared sensor
- Dimensions: 157.00×77.60×7.75mm;Weight: 170g
- 4G LTE, Wi-Fi a/b/g/n/ac (2.4GHz and 5GHz), Bluetooth 4.2, GPS, NFC, USB Type-C
Huawei Honor 8 Price in Nigeria, India, Kenya
The Huawei Honor 8 is rumored to be priced at 1999 yuan in China (US$ 304 / Rs. 20,460 in India) for the base variant and go up to 2799 yuan (US$ 425 / Rs. 28,652 in India) for the 128GB variant with a Quad HD display. It is expected to be announced on July 5th.
The device isn’t expected any time soon in Nigeria but when it does arrive, it will likely get a price tag of about 70,000 – 100,000 Naira.