We have spent several days reading rumors on internet about a new Honor smartphone under the Huawei brand, and finally on July 11 was officially announced. It is a device with a 5.2 inch screen and 2.5D technology, which allows lower panel edges and increase the visible screen space and will feature a classic FullHD resolution of 1920 x 1080 pixels.
That's right, the excellent smartphone Honor 7 has finally an heir: the Honor 8 whose place within the multinational Huawei is considered subsidiary. In addition to the specifications listed above, we find a phone with 3 or 4 GB of RAM and 32 or 64 GB of internal memory, expandable in any case. The new Honor 8 presented in China, shares some features with the latest devices of the brand, the Huawei P9 and Honor V8, but there are aesthetic differences and in terms of materials used.
For example, in the photographic section, we found a 12-megapixel rear camera with laser autofocus and dual LED flash, while the front features an 8 megapixel camera. Moreover, the Honor 8 also has a fingerprint scanner on the back.
On board this new flagship of Huawei we found a SoC octa-core Kirin 950 with four cores at 2.3 GHz Cortex A72 and four cores Cortex A53 with a frequency of 1.8 GHz, flanked by a GPU Mali-T880 MP4. The battery has a capacity of 3000 mAh, while the operating system is Android 6.0 Marshmallow with EMUI 4.1 as custom interface.
Seeing the pictures, you could say that this is a smartphone with a captivating and attractive design, and measures 145.5 x 71 x 7.45 mm and weighs 153 g, and ithas a body with perimeter metal coating and both the front and the rear of Honor 8 are made of glass.
As for the price of Honor 8 will vary depending on RAM and storage from 1,999 yuan, about 270 euros for the version with 3 GB of RAM and 32 GB of internal memory, up to 2,299 yuan, about 310 euros for the version with 4 GB of RAM and 32 GB of internal memory, while for the premium version of 4 GB of RAM and 64 GB of internal memory the consumer will have to pay 2,499 yuan, about 338 euros.