$400 flagship Honor 8 announced for US market: First impressions of this dual camera beauty


Honor is Huawei’s e-brand targeted appear the adolescent millennial generation. However, don’t be bamboozled by the Honor 8, it’s an absolute top end Android smartphone ablution in the US at an affordable price.

Here’s what Simon Dyer from Swift Contract Phones had to say about his early impressions of the Honor 8: “The Honor 8 is great looking smartphone and it feels like it should cost a lot more than $400. The only negative I have is that is is a fingerprint magnet. But after using it for a day I must say phones like this are going to make people question paying 2 or 3 times as much for the latest Samsung Galaxy or Apple iPhone. I like it!”

The connected acceleration of Huawei took an above footfall advanced endure night if Honor, the e-brand of Huawei, appear the Honor 8 for the US market.

I’ve been application a flagship Huawei P9 for a brace months and accepted the new Honor 8 to action abundant beneath at a lower price. I was wrong. The new Honor 8 is actual able and even offers a bit added than the P9 in a few areas.huawei-p9

The Honor cast was launched in 2014 with a focus on millennial, both in agreement of architecture and availability of articles through the internet. The Honor 8 is the aboriginal Huawei flagship smartphone appear for US consumers and is accessible now for pre-order through assorted online retailers.


When we aboriginal heard of the Honor 8 for added countries, I anticipation it was just a hardly beneath big-ticket Huawei P9 with a hardly beneath able processor. It turns out there are some added differences, above just the specs. Here are a few differences:

  • The Honor 8 is powered by a Kirin 950 against the 955 in the Huawei P9.
  • The Huawei P9 has a Leica-branded bifold camera bureaucracy while the Honor 8 has agnate bifold cameras after the branding.
  • Both the 32GB and 64GB versions of the Honor 8 cover 4GB of RAM. The 32GB P9 has 3GB of RAM.
  • The Honor 8 has a dejected ablaze clarify for bigger night time usage.
  • The Honor 8 rear fingerprint scanner is also a button with three customizable actions. You can barrage your admired apps or accredit accomplishments with an individual press, bifold press, or columnist and hold.

The two accessories accept the aforementioned accomplished display, aforementioned 3000 mAh battery, aforementioned 8 megapixel foreground adverse camera, and barrage with EMUI 4.1. As you can see, there are a brace new things the Honor 8 brings to the table and it is absolutely an accessory to consider.


Processor: Kirin 950 octa-core

Display: 5.2 inch 1920×1080 pixels resolution display

Operating system: Android 6.0 Marshmallow with EMUI 4.1


Storage: 32GB internal (64GB option available) with microSD expansion card slot

Cameras: Dual rear 12 megapixel cameras, one color and one monochrome with an 8 megapixel front facing camera

Battery: 3000 mAh non-removable with fast charging technology

Dimensions: 145.5 x 71 x 7.45 mm and 153 grams

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