In Short

As Huawei continues its push into the U.S. market, it introduced the GX8 at CES 2016, which is a new version of its G8 that was announced back in fall 2015. This phone is aimed at the mid-range market, featuring a 5.5-inch display, 2GB of RAM paired with a Snapdragon 615 processor and 16GB of internal storage. The GX8 matches the previously-released G8 spec for spec, with the exception of support for the U.S. LTE bands.

Huawei GX8 hardware specifications

Category Specification
Display Size: 5.5 inches
Type: TFT display
Resolution: 1920×1080 (Full HD), 401 PPI
Operating System Android 5.1 + EMUI 3.1
Processor 1.5 GHz Qualcomm® SnapdragonTM 615, Octa-core, 64 bit
Memory 16GB ROM / 2 GB RAM
microSD expandable up to 128GB
Camera Rear: 13.0MP AF
Front: 5.0MP
Battery 3000mAh
Dimensions 152mm x 76.5mm x 7.5mm; 167 g
Connectivity Bluetooth 4.0 ; Wi-Fi 802.11b/g/n, 2.4G ; MicroUSB 2.0 high speed
Sensors Accelerometer; Proximity sensor; Ambient light sensor; Compass, Fingerprint

Huawei will begin selling the GX8 sometime during the first quarter of 2016. The phone will be available from Huawei's site, as well as Amazon.