At a media event in New Delhi, Huawei launched two latest mid-range handsets as part of its online only brand Honor in India, dubbed as Honor 8 and Honor 8 Smart. The Honor 8 will be available in three different colors including Sunrise Gold, Pearl White and Sapphire Blue on Amazon, Flipkart and Honor Store for the price of 29,999 INR. On the hand, Honor 8 Smart will be available in Black, White and Gold color options for 19,999 INR. Availability details remain sketchy as of now.
Honor 8 features a 5.2 inch full HD 2.5D curved glass display and it also has a 2.5D curved glass on both front and rear. It is equipped with Octa Core Kirin 950 16nm processor, clubbed with 4GB of RAM and 32GB of inbuilt memory which can be further expanded by up to 128GB via microSD card slot.
Honor 8 packs a 12 MP dual rear shooters with dual tone LED flash, Laser autofocus, f/2.2 aperture and 6P lens. One of the rear cameras comes with monochrome and the other comes with a color sensor. There is also an 8 MP frontal sensor for selfies. This handset houses a 3000 mAh battery and also comes integrated with a fingerprint sensor on its back.
Honor 8 Smart
Honor 8 Smart is equipped with a 5.2 inch full HD IPS display and is powered by Octa Core Kirin 650 16nm processor along with 2GB of RAM, 16GB of internal storage and option for secondary storage (up to 128GB with microSD card).
Honor 8 Smart sports a 13 MP rear camera with Led Flash, f/2.0 aperture and Sony IMX214 sensor. It also has an 8 MP selfie camera with f/2.0 aperture. This handset is backed by 3000mAh battery and also has a fingerprint scanner on its back.
On the software front, both the smartphones run on Android 6.0 Marshmallow with Huawei’s EMUI 4.1 on top.
Key Specifications of Huawei Honor 8 and Honor 8 Smart:
|Model||Honor 8||Honor 8 Smart|
|Display||5.2 inch full HD 2.5D curved glass display||5.2 inch full HD IPS display|
|Processor||Octa Core Kirin 950 16nm processor||Octa Core Kirin 650 16nm processor|
|Camera||Dual 12 MP rear cameras and 8 MP front camera||13 MP rear and 8 MP front camera|
|Software||Android 6.0 Marshmallow with EMUI 4.1||Android 6.0 Marshmallow with EMUI 4.1|
|Price||29,999 INR||19,999 INR|