Huawei Honor 8 Specs, review, opinions, comparisons

Huawei Honor 8 Specs, review, opinions, comparisons
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Huawei Honor 8 Top Specs

  • Release Date: 2016, July
  • Dimensions: 145.5 x 71 x 7.5 mm
  • Weight: 153 g
  • Screen: 5.2", LTPS IPS LCD
  • Main Camera: Single, 12 MP
  • Selfi Camera: Single, 8 MP
  • Memory: 32/64 GB, 4 GB RAM
  • CPU:
  • Battery: 3000 mAh
  • Sensors: Fingerprint (rear-mounted), accelerometer, gyro, proximity, compass

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Technical specifications

General specs
Brand and model Huawei Honor 8
Release date 2016, July
Dimensions (HxWxD) 145.5 Х 71 Х 7.5 mm
Weight 153 g
Body build Front/back glass & aluminum frame
Colors Pearl White, Midnight Black, Sapphire Blue, Gold
Battery 3000 mAh,  Non-removable Li-Po
Approximate price260 EUR
Screen
Technology LTPS IPS LCD
Touchscreen capacitive touchscreen
Display colors 16M
Screen size 5.2" inc
Screen area 74.9 cm2
Screen format 16:9 (height:width)
Screen to body ratio72.5%
Screen resolution 1080 x 1920 px
PPI /points per inch/ 423 PPI
Screen protection Corning Gorilla Glass 3
Camera and Video
Rear camera, main 12 MP, Single
Camera specs
-12 MP, f/2.2, 35mm (standard), 1/2.9'', 1.25µm, PDAF & laser AF
-12 MP B/W, f/2.2, 35mm (standard), 1/2.9'', 1.25µm, PDAF & laser AF
Functions Dual-LED dual-tone flash, HDR, panorama
Video 1080p@60fps, 1080p@30fps, 720p@120fps
Front camera, selfie 8 MP, Single
Specifications 8 MP, f/2.4, 1/3.2'', 1.4µm
Performance
Operating system OS Android 6.0 (Marshmallow), upgradable to Android 8.0 (Oreo); EMUI 8
Chipset - HiSilicon Kirin 950 (16 nm)
Processor CPU
- Octa-core (4x2.3 GHz Cortex-A72 & 4x1.8 GHz Cortex A53)
Graphics processor GPU - Mali-T880 MP4
External memory microSD, up to 256 GB (uses SIM 2 slot)
Internal memory 32/64 GB, 4 GB RAM
Antutu 7 score126742
GeekBench 5 Single Core338
GeekBench 5 Multi-Core1208
GeekBench 4 Single Core1665
GeekBench 4 Multi-Core5203
GeekBench 4 RenderScript3962
GeekBench 4 Battery1920
Communication and Connectivity
SIM card Single SIM (Nano-SIM)Hybrid Dual SIM (Nano-SIM, dual stand-by)
Network GSM / HSPA / LTE
Show all network frequencies:
Speed HSPA 42.2/5.76 Mbps, LTE-A (2CA) Cat6 300/50 Mbps
GPRS Yes
Edge Yes
Wi-Fi Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac, dual-band, WiFi Direct, hotspot
GPS Yes, with A-GPS, GLONASS, BDS
NFC Yes
USB 2.0, Type-C 1.0 reversible connector, USB On-The-Go
Bluetooth 4.2, A2DP, EDR, LE
Harmful irradiation

SAR EU - 1.45 W/kg (head)    
Music and Audio
Radio No
Headphone jack Yes
Others
- Active noise cancellation with dedicated mic
-DTS sound
Other features
- Sensors - Fingerprint (rear-mounted), accelerometer, gyro, proximity, compass , Infrared port
- Fast battery charging: 47% in 30 min (Smart Power 4.0)
- Custom function back button
- Versions: FRD-L19 (Europe, Global); FRD-L14 (USA); FRD-L04 (USA, Canada); FRD-AL00 (Hong Kong, China, USA); FRD-TL00 (China); FRD-AL10 (China)

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Frequently Asked Questions

The base approximate price of the Huawei Honor 8 was around 260 EUR after it was officially announced. At this point, the price may be lower.
The official release date is 2016, July.
The weight of the Huawei Honor 8 is 153 g.
The screen size of the Huawei Honor 8 is 5.2" inches.
The size of the Huawei Honor 8 is 145.5 x 71 x 7.5 mm (HxWxD).
No, it does not support 5G
No, it is not waterproof.
Yes, it supports 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.
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