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Huawei G8 Specs, review, opinions, comparisons

Discover all the technical specs of the Huawei G8 - from its camera and display to performance and battery life.
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Huawei G8 Specs, review, opinions, comparisons
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Huawei G8 is a 2015 smartphone. It measures 152 x 76.5 x 7.5 mm and weighs 167 g. It has a IPS LCD display measuring 5.5" inches. The resolution is 1080 x 1920 and 401 ppi pixel density.

There is Single front camera with 5 MP. The main camera is Single with 13 MP.

It runs on Octa-core (4x1.5 GHz Cortex-A53 & 4x1.2 GHz Cortex-A53) CPU with 16 GB, 2 GB RAM
32 GB, 3 GB RAM memory. The battery is 3000 mAh.

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Huawei G8 specs

General specs

Brand and model Huawei G8
Release date 2015, July
Dimensions 152 x 76.5 x 7.5 mm (5.98 x 3.01 x 0.3 in)
Weight 167 g (5.89 oz)
Colors Black, White, Gold
Battery 3000 mAh,  Non-removable
Approximate price330 EUR

Screen

Technology IPS LCD
Touchscreen capacitive touchscreen
Display colors 16M
Screen size 5.5" inc
Screen area 83.4 cm2
Screen format 16:9 (height:width)
Screen to body ratio71.7%
Screen resolution 1080 x 1920 px
PPI /points per inch/ 401 PPI

Camera and Video

Rear camera, main 13 MP, Single
Camera specs
-13 MP, f/2.0, 28mm (wide), OIS, AF
Functions Dual-LED dual-tone flash, panorama, HDR
Video 1080p@30fps
Front camera, selfie 5 MP, Single
Specifications 5 MP, f/2.4, 22mm (wide)

Performance

Operating system OS Android 5.1 (Lollipop), upgradable to 6.0 (Marshmallow); EMUI 3.1
Chipset - Qualcomm MSM8939 Snapdragon 615 (28 nm)
Processor CPU
- Octa-core (4x1.5 GHz Cortex-A53 & 4x1.2 GHz Cortex-A53)
Graphics processor GPU - Adreno 405
External memory microSD, up to 64 GB (uses SIM 2 slot)
Internal memory 16 GB, 2 GB RAM
32 GB, 3 GB RAM
Antutu 7 score36250 (Rank 956 of 2084)
GeekBench 4 Single Core619 (Rank 612 of 987)
GeekBench 4 Multi-Core1972 (Rank 592 of 984)
GeekBench 4 RenderScript2123

Communication and Connectivity

SIM card Hybrid Dual SIM
Network GSM / HSPA / LTE
Show all network frequencies:
Speed HSPA 42.2/5.76 Mbps, LTE Cat4 150/50 Mbps
GPRS Yes
Edge Class 12
Wi-Fi Wi-Fi 802.11 b/g/n, hotspot
GPS Yes, with A-GPS, GLONASS
NFC Yes
USB microUSB 2.0
Bluetooth 4.0, A2DP, LE

Music and Audio

Radio FM radio
Headphone jack Yes
Others
- Active noise cancellation with dedicated mic

Other features

- Sensors - Fingerprint (rear-mounted), accelerometer, proximity, compass
- Also known as Huawei GX8

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Frequently Asked Questions

The base approximate price of the Huawei G8 was around 330 EUR after it was officially announced. At this point, the price may be lower.
The official release date is 2015, July.
The weight of the Huawei G8 is 167 g.
The screen size of the Huawei G8 is 5.5" inches.
The size of the Huawei G8 is 152 x 76.5 x 7.5 mm (HxWxD).
No, it does not support 5G
No, it is not waterproof.
No, it does not support fast charging.
No, it does not support wireless charging.
Yes, it supports the services of Google Play store, gmail, youtube, etc.
There is Single main camera and Single selfi camera.
To turn on the phone, press and hold the power key until the logo appears on the screen, then release the key. If the phone does not turn on after a few seconds, connect the charger and try again in a minute.
To turn off the phone, press and hold the power button until the power icon appears, then tap the power icon.
To restart the phone, press and hold the volume down key and the power key at the same time until the logo appears on the screen, then release them. This may take up to 30 seconds.
To take a screenshot, press and release the volume down button and the power button at the same time. A thumbnail of the screenshot will appear immediately after that.