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Huawei G8 phablet announced at IFA 2015 for USD 448

Huawei G8 phablet has been announced at IFA 2015. It is the latest device by the company in the G series. Lets check out the specifications.


Huawei G8 Specifications

The Huawei G8 features a 5.5-inch (1920 x 1080 pixels) Full HD IPS 2.5D glass display, that is protected by Corning Gorilla Glass. It is powered by octa-core Qualcomm Snapdragon 616 (Cortex A53 – Quad 1.5 GHz + Quad 1.2 GHz) 64-bit processor along with Adreno 405 GPU. It comes with 3 GB of RAM and has 32 GB of internal storage which can be expanded via microSD slot. The device will run on Android 5.1 Lollipop out of the box with Emotion UI 3.1 on top of it.

On the camera front, the G8 rocks a 13 megapixel rear camera with dual LED flash and OIS. There is a 5 megapixel front-facing camera for selfies and video calling. It also has a fingerprint sensor 2.0 at the back below the main camera. It is an all-metal uni-body device that is 7.5 mm thick and weighs 167 grams.

On the connectivity front, the G8 comes with 4G LTE, 3G HSPA+, WiFi 802.11 b/g/n, Bluetooth 4.0 LE and GPS. It packs a 3,000 mAh battery under the hood.

The Huawei G8 is available in Dark Silver, White and Gold colour variants and has been priced at €399 (US $448 / INR Rs 29,650 approximately). It goes on sale in 30 markets including Austria, Burma, Italy, China, Spain, Hungary, Denmark, the Netherlands, Poland, Turkey and more starting from this month and will be followed by other markets.

Huawei Mate S was also announced at IFA 2015.

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