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Huawei Honor 8 smartphone launched in the US, price starts at $400


Huawei subsidiary Honor reported the accessibility of its Honor 8 cell phone in the US. Initially dispatched to China a month ago, Honor 8 is the most recent Huawei device that went for the US market. The price estimation of the Honor 8 smartphone starts at $400 for the 32GB variation and $450 for the 64GB variant.

The Huawei Honor 8 is a quality looking cell phone with a 5.2” full HD display, glass back at the rear in addition to a dual camera setup. The glass back is more of a look and feel as opposed to anything serviceable. According to the company, it’s the aftereffect of 15 unique strides in the procedure of manufacturing.

The Huawei Honor 8 runs Android 6.0.1 Marshmallow software on top of company’s Emotion UI 4.1. The smartphone is powered an octa-core HiSilicon Kirin 950, out of which four cores clock at a 2.3 GHz Cortex-A72 while other four cores clocks at a 1.8 GHz Cortex A53. In addition, it runs on Mali-T880 MP4 GPU.

The metal and glass phone will highlight a rear-mounted fingerprint scanner, which according to Huawei unlocks in 0.4 seconds. The Huawei Honor 8, at this moment, is accessible for buying with most e-retailers in the US.

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The Huawei Honor 8 has a 4GB RAM. The phone comes in two storage options — 32GB and 64GB. The internal storage is further expandable up to 256 GB via microSD card. However, the dual SIM phone doesn’t have a dedicated memory card slot.

As far as the camera offerings are concerned, the Huawei Honor 8 has a Dual 12-megapixel laser autofocus camera along with dual-LED (dual tone) flash and f/2.2 aperture. The HDR-supported camera is capable of recording 1080p HD videos at 120 frames per second. It also has an 8-megapixel selfie camera.

The Huawei Honor 8 has a USB Type-C 1.0 reversible connector alongside Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac, dual-band, WiFi Direct, and hotspot. It packs a 3000 mAh Non-removable LiPo battery.

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