Chinese multinational Huawei has launched Honor 8 in China and the United States. Here are the details about its price in the U.S., specs and where to buy.
Honor 8 is available in the U.S. at HiHonor.com, Amazon, Best Buy, B&H and Newegg. The smartphone is available in two variants on the basis of its onboard storage.
Honor 8 with 32GB internal storage will cost $399.99 while 64GB variant will cost $450. Pre-orders are available from August 17 to September 3. On pre-orders, customers will get a gift card worth $50.
To make the deal more spicy, Huawei could offer free music streaming with Honor 8. The company recently collaborated with music streaming service, Deezer.
It is speculated that Huawei could make it free for Honor 8 customers. However, there are not much details about the terms and conditions.
Huawei Honor 8 runs on Huawei’s HiSilicon Kirin 950 processor accompanied by 4GB of RAM. An octa core processor includes quad core 2.3 GHz Cortex-A72 and quad core 1.8 GHz Cortex A53. Huawei’s upcoming smartphone will run Android Marshmallow 6.0. The device also offers external memory supports as well.
Similar to Huawei P9, Honor 8 includes 12MP dual-camera with laser autofocus and dual-tone LED flash. A front camera of 8MP also includes LED flash light. The device features 5.2-inch display with full HD display with 1080 x 1920 pixel resolution. Fingerprint reader is fitted on the back of the device, below the camera module.
Moreover, the fingerprint reader can be customised to launch any three selected apps. The new smartphone will bring knuckle option. This feature will allow users to launch camera, email and music by simply drawing ?C,? ?E? and ?M? letters, CNet reported.
Honor 8 includes an accelerometer, a gyro, electronic compass and proximity sensor. The device is powered by 3,000mAh non-removable Li-Po battery. A fast charging feature is there as well. It also features a USB Type-C 1.0 reversible connector. The device offers 5 color options– Pearl White, Sunrise Gold, Midnight Black, Sakura Pink and Sapphire Blue.
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