Huawei is no stranger when it comes to introducing new smartphones, and they happen to be the third largest smartphone manufacturer in the world today. In fact, their past releases such as the Huawei Mate S have been impressive to say the least, and this time around, the Chinese brand intends to grace the shores of the US yet again with the all new Huawei Honor 8. This would be its first flagship model that will hit the US market, where it delivers a powerful monochrome and color dual-lens camera, in addition to a unique light-reflecting glass design and of course, something that all road warriors can appreciate — a long-lasting battery.
This Android-powered smartphone will come with a powerful 12MP dual-lens camera that would be like eyes focused on the world around you. With one RGB and one monochrome sensor, the Honor 8 is able to capture more light in order to deliver amazing picture quality, vivid color, and stunning details — regardless of whether it is in broad daylight or nighttime. The benefit of the RGB sensors would include vivid, crisper color, whereas the monochrome sensor reproduces sharper pictures in more detail.
With a hybrid auto-focus that captures every moment by taking advantage of laser, contrast, and depth focus, one can enjoy greater speed and accuracy. There are also exciting new photography modes thrown into the mix in addition to manual operation capability that would make the Honor 8 perfect for aspiring photographers. Not only that, selfie lovers will definitely appreciate the 8MP wide-angle front-facing camera that would be decent enough even in low-light conditions.
There is also a dual-purpose fingerprint scanner technology that delivers instant, secure access to your device, where the 3D fingerprint scanner can unlock some of the phone’s most popular functions such as taking pictures, answering calls, or turning off an alarm in a jiffy. A smart key located on the back of the handset lets one access additional customizable features as well.
An octa-core CPU with a 3000 mAh battery and Huawei’s proprietary power saving technologies would ensure that the Huawei Honor 8 can last the distance, while its industry-leading fast-charge technology juices up the batteries by up to 50% in about 30 minutes. 4GB of RAM, a 5.2” LTPS Full HD display, and a choice of either 32GB or 64GB of internal memory rounds off the hardware specifications, with Android 6.0 Marshmallow running the show. Expect the 32GB and 64GB models of the Huawei Honor 8 to retail for $399.99 and $449.99, respectively, as pre-orders are ongoing until September 3.