Huawei’s sub-brand Honor has announced Honor 8 Pro, the global version of the Honor V9 smartphone that was introduced in China back in February this year. It packs a 5.7-inch Quad HD 2.5D curved glass display, is powered by a HiSilicon Kirin 960 (64-bit) Octa-Core processor paired with 6GB of RAM, has 64GB of expandable internal storage and runs on Android 7.0 (Nougat) with EMUI 5.1 on top.
It comes with dual rear camera setup – 12MP + 12MP, one with monochrome and other with color (RGB) sensor to capture crisper and more detailed photos. On the front it has an 8-megapixel camera with f/2.0 aperture.
It has a slim metal unibody design, fingerprint sensor on the back that lets you use it for Huawei Pay and mobile security, infrared sensor on the top for remote function and packs a 4000mAh battery with support for fast charging.
Honor 8 Pro Specifications:
- 5.7-inch Quad HD (2560 × 1440 pixels) IPS LCD 2.5D curved glass display
- HiSilicon Kirin 960 (64-bit) SoC with Octa-Core (4 x 2.4GHz Cortex-A73 + 4 x 1.8GHz Cortex-A53) CPU
- Mali-G71 MP8 GPU
- 6GB RAM
- 64GB Internal storage, expandable up to 128GB via microSD card
- Android 7.0 (Nougat) with EMUI 5.1
- Hybrid Dual SIM (nano + nano/microSD)
- 4G LTE with VoLTE, 3G HSPA+, 2G GPRS/EDGE, Wi-Fi a/b/g/n/ac dual band (2.4GHz & 5GHz), Bluetooth 4.2, A-GPS/GLONASS/ BDS , NFC, microUSB 2.0, USB Type-C, USB OTG, 3.5mm audio jack
- Dual 12MP rear cameras with dual-tone LED flash, Laser AF, f/2.2 aperture, [email protected] (4K) video recording
- 8MP front camera, f/2.0 aperture, 1080p
- Fingerprint, Infrared, Accelerometer, Gyroscope, Proximity, E-compass, Ambient Light sensor
- Non-removable 4000mAh battery with fast charging
- Dimensions: 157 × 77.5 × 6.97mm
- Weight: 184 grams
- Colors: Navy Blue, Midnight Black, Platinum Gold
The Honor 8 Pro is priced at £474.99 (US$ 592 / Rs. 38,490 approx) in the UK and €549 (US$ 585 / Rs. 37,990 approx) in Europe. It is now available for pre-order from Honor’s vMall.eu website in three different bundles and goes on sale from later this month. It comes with Honor VR cardboard glasses in the box.
It is expected to launch into the Indian market soon.