Huawei honor V8, the latest flagship phablet from the company in the honor series has been officially launched in China today, as expected. Lets check out the specifications, features and pricing of the device now.
Huawei honor V8 Specifications
The Huawei honor V8 features a 5.7-inch (1920 x 1080 pixels) Full HD / (2560 x 1440 pixels) Quad HD 2.5D curved glass display. It is powered by an octa-core Kirin 950 (Quad 2.3 GHz A72 + Quad 1.8 GHz A53) 64-bit processor along with Mali T880 GPU. It comes with 4 GB of RAM and 32 / 64 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 box package of the handsets turns into a VR headset.
The honor V8 rocks a 12 megapixel dual rear primary camera with dual-tone LED flash, f/2.2 aperture, Laser Auto Focus and 6P lens. It has 1.76-micron pixel size and it promises extraordinary image quality in low-light photography. On the front, there is a 8 megapixel front-facing camera with f/2.4 aperture for selfies and video calling. It comes with Hybrid Dual SIM support (nano + nano/microSD) and a 3.5 mm audio jack. It has a full metal body that is 7.75 mm thick and weigh 170 grams. It features a fingerprint sensor on the back, has a dedicated key on the right side for intelligent voice actions and to quickly open apps. It also pack an infrared sensor as well.
The honor V8 comes with 4G LTE, 3G HSPA+, WiFi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac (Dual Band), Bluetooth 4.2, NFC, USB Type-C and GPS as connectivity options. The phablet packs in a 3,500 mAh battery under the hood with fast charging support.
The Huawei honor V8 is available in Rose Gold, Platinum Silver, Ceramic White, Ice Silver, Gray and Champagne Gold color variants. It has been priced at CNY 2299 (US $353 / INR Rs 23,482 approximately) for the Full HD display, 4GB RAM + 32GB ROM model, CNY 2499 (US $383 / INR Rs 25,542 approximately) for the same variant with more network support and CNY 2799 (US $429 / INR Rs 28,613 approximately) for the Quad HD display, 4GB RAM + 64GB ROM variant. It can now be ordered in China and will go on sale starting from May 17, 2016. There is no information about the global launch yet.