Huawei’s subsidiary, Honor has released a new high-end device that comes with dual cameras on the rear just like Huawei P9. It features a 5.77-inch IPS display and is available in three variants.
The high-end model offers a QHD (2560 × 1440) resolution, 2.5GHz Kirin 955 chipset, 4GB of RAM and 64GB of onboard storage. The intermediate model features a Full HD (1920 × 1080) resolution, 2.3GHz Kirin 950 chipset, expanded network support, NFC and 4GB RAM/32GB ROM. The base model also has a Full HD display, 4GB/32GB memory but no NFC.
The rear camera setup is much like the P9 with dual 12MP cameras -but no, Leica didn’t put its hands on this one. On the front side is an 8MP camera with f/2.4 aperture.
The device runs Android 6.0 Marshmallow out of the box with EMUI 4.1 on top. It is equipped with a 3500mAh non-removable battery and a USB Type-C port for charging.
Pricing and Availability
The Honor V8 will be go on sale in China from May 17 and would most likely be sold in Nigeria in the nearest future. The premium model is priced at 2799 yuan (about $430), the mid-tier model goes for 2499 yuan ($383) while the base model is priced at 2299 yuan ($350).
Key specs of the Honor V8
- Dimensions(mm): 157 x 77.6 x 7.8
- Operating System: Android 6.0 Marshmallow
- Display: 5.7-inch IPS display
- Resolution: 1920×1080 pixels/2560×1440 pixels
- Processor: HiSilicon Kirin 950/955 processor
- Camera: 12MP (Rear Camera), 8MP (Front Camera)
- RAM: 4GB
- Internal storage: 32GB/64GB
- Expandable storage: up to 128GB
- Battery: 3500mAh Li-ion battery