Honor 8 Smart with Kirin 650 SoC, 3000mAh battery launched in India for Rs 19999

Huawei, along with the Honor 8 has also launched a cheaper variant of the smartphone named Honor 8 Smart at an event in Delhi today. Lets go through its specifications, features and pricing below.

Honor 8 Smart with Kirin 650 SoC, 3000mAh battery launched in India for Rs 19999

Honor 8 Smart Specifications

The Honor 8 Smart features a 5.2-inch (1920 x 1080 pixels) Full HD IPS display, that has 1500:1 contrast ratio and 405 nits of brightness. It is powered by an octa-core Kirin 650 (Quad 2.0 GHz + Quad 1.7 GHz – Cortex A53) 16nm processor along with Mali T830 GPU. It comes with 2 GB of RAM and 16 GB of internal storage, which can be further expanded up to 128 GB via microSD card. The device runs on Android 6.0 Marshmallow OS out of the box with EMUI 4.1 on top of it.

The Honor 8 Smart rocks a 13 megapixel rear primary camera with LED flash, f/2.0 aperture, Sony IMX214 sensor and 5P lens. On the front, there is a 8 megapixel front-facing camera with f/2.0 aperture for selfies and video calling. It comes with a Single SIM (nano), a 3.5 mm audio jack, HiSilicon Hi6402 24-bit DAC and Smart PA amplifier. It has an aircraft grade aluminium alloy body and features a fingerprint sensor at the back.

The Honor 8 Smart comes with 4G LTE, 3G HSPA+, WiFi 802.11 b/g/n, Bluetooth 4.2 LE, GPS, NFC and USB Type-C as connectivity options. The smartphone packs in a 3,000 mAh battery under the hood that promises up to 1.3 days of battery life with heavy usage.

The Honor 8 Smart is available in White, Gold and Black color variants. It has been priced at Rs 19,999 in India and will go on sale very soon. The company has also launched the Honor 8 and Honor Holly 3 today.

Honor 8 Smart Launch in India

Speaking at the launch, George Zhao, President, Honor, said:

“We recently celebrated the second anniversary of Honor in India. Honor has received an incredible amount of love and support for all of our products starting with Honor 6 in 2014 and are excited to launch three new offering to our customers. These three smartphones include – Honor 8, a sleek and elegant smartphone that boosts of our dual lens camera legacy; the Honor 8 Smart and we proudly announce our first ‘Make in India’; smartphone Honor Holly 3 coming from our Chennai plant. With this launch, we continue our India journey and promise to introduce even more high-quality, disruptive products in the market.”

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