Huawei GX8

U.S. version of the G8 mid-ranger available Q1 for $349.99

CES 2016

As Huawei ramps up its smartphone ambitions in the U.S. market, it's introducing a new version the G8 — the mid-ranger announced back in fall 2015. Say hello to the Huawei GX8.

The GX8 matches the OG G8 spec for spec — the only difference, we presume, will be support for U.S. LTE bands. The device will launch sometime during the first quarter of this year, and will be sell for $349.99 via and the manufacturer's own site.

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