Huawei Mate 8 Specs, review, opinions, comparisons

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

  • Release Date: 2015, November
  • Dimensions: 157.1 x 80.6 x 7.9 mm
  • Weight: 185 g
  • Screen: 6", IPS-NEO LCD
  • Main Camera: Single, 16 MP
  • Selfi Camera: Single, 8 MP
  • Memory: 32 GB, 3 GB RAM - NXT-L09, NXT-L29
    64 GB, 4 GB RAM - NXT-L29
  • CPU:
  • Battery: 4000 mAh
  • Sensors: Fingerprint (rear-mounted), accelerometer, gyro, proximity, barometer, compass

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Technical specifications

General specs
Brand and model Huawei Mate 8
Release date 2015, November
Dimensions (HxWxD) 157.1 Х 80.6 Х 7.9 mm
Weight 185 g
Body build Front glass, aluminum body
Colors Champagne Gold, Moonlight Silver, Space Gray, Mocha Brown
Battery 4000 mAh,  Non-removable Li-Po
Battery life
Stand by time- Up to 528 h (3G)
Music play - Up to 98 h
Approximate price300 EUR
Screen
Technology IPS-NEO LCD
Touchscreen capacitive touchscreen
Display colors 16M
Screen size 6" inc
Screen area 98.7 cm2
Screen format 16:9 (height:width)
Screen to body ratio78.0%
Screen resolution 1080 x 1920 px
PPI /points per inch/ 368 PPI
Screen protection Corning Gorilla Glass 3
Camera and Video
Rear camera, main 16 MP, Single
Camera specs
-16 MP, f/2.0, 27mm (wide), 1/2.8'', OIS, PDAF
Functions Dual-LED dual-tone flash, panorama, HDR
Video 1080p@60fps, 1080p@30fps, 720p@120fps
Front camera, selfie 8 MP, Single
Specifications 8 MP, f/2.4, 26mm (wide)
Video 1080p@30fps
Performance
Operating system OS Android 6.0 (Marshmallow), upgradable to 7.0 (Nougat); EMUI 4
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 GB, 3 GB RAM - NXT-L09, NXT-L29
64 GB, 4 GB RAM - NXT-L29
Antutu 7 score126785
GeekBench 5 Single Core339
GeekBench 5 Multi-Core1273
GeekBench 4 Single Core1683
GeekBench 4 Multi-Core5282
GeekBench 4 RenderScript3812
Communication and Connectivity
SIM card Nano-SIM - NXT-L09Hybrid Dual SIM (Nano-SIM, dual stand-by) - NXT-L29
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, DLNA, WiFi Direct, hotspot
GPS Yes, with A-GPS, GLONASS, BDS
NFC Yes
USB microUSB 2.0, USB Host
Bluetooth 4.2, A2DP, EDR, LE
Harmful irradiation
SAR - 1.49 W/kg (head)     0.32 W/kg (body)    
SAR EU - 1.46 W/kg (head)     0.21 W/kg (body)    
Music and Audio
Radio FM radio
Headphone jack Yes
Others
- 24-bit/192kHz audio
-Active noise cancellation with dedicated mic
Other features
- Sensors - Fingerprint (rear-mounted), accelerometer, gyro, proximity, barometer, compass
- Fast battery charging: 37% in 30 min
- Also known as Huawei Ascend Mate8

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Frequently Asked Questions

The base approximate price of the Huawei Mate 8 was around 300 EUR after it was officially announced. At this point, the price may be lower.
The official release date is 2015, November.
The weight of the Huawei Mate 8 is 185 g.
The screen size of the Huawei Mate 8 is 6" inches.
The size of the Huawei Mate 8 is 157.1 x 80.6 x 7.9 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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