The Honor 8 is here, and it's fantastic.

A compact phone with plenty of great specs, including a Kirin 950 SoC and 4GB of RAM, the Honor 8 is powerhouse starting at $399. Coming in either 32GB or 64GB variants, the phone arrives with dual 12MP cameras, an ultra-fast rear fingerprint sensor, and plenty of software customizations through Huawei's EMUI 4.1 running Android 6.0.

Category Features
Display 5.2-inch IPS LCD
1920x1080 (423 ppi)
Processor HiSilicon Kirin 950 octa-core
4xA72 @ 2.3Ghz + 4xA53 @ 1.8Ghz
Mali-T880MP4 GPU
Storage 32/64GB
OS Android 6.0 with EMUI 4.1
Rear cameras Dual 12MP (monochrome + color), f/2.2
1.25-micron pixel equivalent
Front camera 8MP, f/2.4
Connection USB Type-C
(USB 2.0)
SIM/MicroSD Dual SIM in Asia
Single SIM with microSD (256GB) in Europe/U.S.
Battery 3000mAh
9V/2A fast charging
Security Fingerprint sensor
Other Infrared, bottom mono speaker, VoLTE (T-Mobile only)
Waterproofing No
LTE Bands LTE FDD: B1/B2/B3/B4/B5/B7/B8/B12/B17/B20
Dimensions 145.5 x 71 x 7.5 mm
Weight 153 grams
Colors Pearl White, Sapphire Blue, Midnight Black