Chinese multinational Huawei has released Honor 8 in china and is yet to release it in other countries. The company is all set to release Honor 8 in US on August 8 with some special features.
On August 10, Huawei announced the partnership with a web-based music streaming service Deezer. The company announced collaboration via its official Twitter account. Deezer offers about 40 million songs that is much more than Apple Music and Spotify. Deezer?s Premium subscription cost $10 per month. Huawei could make it free for Honor 8 customers. However, it is not clear whether the company will offer the subscription for limited time or forever.
Huawei Honor 8 itself quite impressive. It metal build offers an elegant looks and durability. The devices is powered by Huawei’s HiSilicon Kirin 950 processor accompanied by 4GB RAM. An octa core processor includes quad core 2.3 GHz Cortex-A72 and quad core 1.8 GHz Cortex A53. A Mali-T880 MP4 GPU is there to support the processor. The device comes with pre-installed Android Marshmallow however, Huawei could provide Nougat upgrade in future. Honor 8 includes 64GB inbuilt storage and offers external memory support as well.
Honor 8 features a 5.2-inch full HD (1080p) display at 423ppi. Similar to Huawei P9, Honor 8 is fitted with dual 12MP primary camera with dual-tone LED flash and laser auto focus. A 8MP front facing selfie shooter with LED flash is there for batter photos. These specs are supported by a 3,000 mAh non-removable Li-Po battery.
A fingerprint reader is fitted on the back of the device. Honor 8 offers an accelerometer, a gyro, electronic compass and proximity sensor. A fast charging feature is there as well. A USB Type-C 1.0 reversible connector is there as well. The device is available in 5 colors including Pearl White, Sunrise Gold, Midnight Black, Sakura Pink and Sapphire Blue.
Huawei has not yet confirmed the price of Honor 8 for US market. In China, the device comes with the price tag starting at $298. It is expected that it will cost around $400 to $500 for high-end hardware configurations.
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