Huawei Launched its flagship model in India on 12th October. Priced at 29,999, available at almost all popular Online stores like Amazon, Flipkart. Major attractions of the Huawei Honor 8 is the dual rear camera, fingerprint security and the premium metal build body.
Available in 3 color options, the Sunrise Gold, Pearl White, and Sapphire Blue. Another attractive take away is that apart from the other models Honor 8, comes with a 24 months extended warranty. Huawei also assures a 3 month damaage replacement and 3 month replacement for manufacturing defects. Huawei has joined hands with postal department for pan-india pick and drop service for mobile repairs/service. I would say this is an awesome step by Huawei which will attract more new users from remote areas who doesn’t have access to the service centres in the top tier cities.
With rounded edges and 2.5D glass protection on front and back the phone looks sexy as the top brand premium phones. The finger print scanner require a physical press. Its not just for unlocking your phone but you can launch different apps like google now or manouver through the photos in your gallery. The power and volume buttons as standard positioned on the right side of the phone.
Powered with a 3000mAh battery and assuring a 9 hours of online video streaming and 24 hr music streaming i should say it has good battery as well. As the battery system supports fast charging it takes only 100 minutes to fully charge the phone and hardly 40 minutes to touch 50% charge.
The pinnacle feature of the smartphone is its dual camera at the rear side. The 12MP sensors are flat on the surface build not projecting outside. The company said one of the sensor is used to pick up the colour information in detail where as the other one captures the monochrome in a very high contract. Te camera system is equipped with a powerful firmware which can resolve the above two to a very high quality image / video. The lens aperture is f/2.2 and it also has laser autofocus and dual LED flash
In built featured of the camera software are 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, delayed shooting, and face detection. The front camera is an 8 MP one with support for panoramic selfies and supporting upto 1080p video recording.
Honor 8 supports only single sim ( Nano ). Primarily runs on Android 6.0 Marshmallow with huawei’s skin on top of the basic android ui. It has a 5.2 inch full HD (1080×1920 pixels) display with a pixel density of 423ppi. The system is powered by a 1.8GHZ octa core processor Kirin 650 which is almost equivalent to Qualcomm snapdragon 820. Backed by a 4GB of rum it runs almost all power games seamlessly while working with other apps too. Inbuilt storage is 32 Gb where as we can expand it upto 128GB via a microSD card.
Connectivity includes 4G LTE, Wifi, Bluetooth v4, Gps, A-GPS, NFC and an infrared scanner, Though not having an FM radio. The smartphone weights 153 grams and have a light sensor, gyroscope and proximity sensor.
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