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Honor 8 specs

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.

CategoryFeatures
Display5.2-inch IPS LCD
1920x1080 (423 ppi)
ProcessorHiSilicon Kirin 950 octa-core
4xA72 @ 2.3Ghz + 4xA53 @ 1.8Ghz
Mali-T880MP4 GPU
Storage32/64GB
RAM4GB LPDDR4
OSAndroid 6.0 with EMUI 4.1
Rear camerasDual 12MP (monochrome + color), f/2.2
1.25-micron pixel equivalent
Front camera8MP, f/2.4
ConnectionUSB Type-C
(USB 2.0)
SIM/MicroSDDual SIM in Asia
Single SIM with microSD (256GB) in Europe/U.S.
Battery3000mAh
9V/2A fast charging
SecurityFingerprint sensor
OtherInfrared, bottom mono speaker, VoLTE (T-Mobile only)
WaterproofingNo
LTE BandsLTE FDD: B1/B2/B3/B4/B5/B7/B8/B12/B17/B20
Dimensions145.5 x 71 x 7.5 mm
Weight153 grams
ColorsPearl White, Sapphire Blue, Midnight Black

Daniel Bader was a former Android Central Editor-in-Chief and Executive Editor for iMore and Windows Central. 

18 Comments
  • Nice price for what you get. Infrared is cool. Posted via the Android Central App
  • I thought $300 was the rumored price.... Other phones have 2k screens in this price range.
    Posted via Android Central App on Galaxy s7 Edge
  • It still looks like a fantastic phone for $400.
  • S7 clone?
  • Looks like
  • People say the S7 is an iPhone clone.
    Other people say the iPhone ripped off HTC. Design is a ongoing food chain where everyone builds on everyone else's ideas. This whole X copied Y thing is getting pretty tedious. Posted via the Android Central App
  • Yeah, I agree. You've got this slab, it has to be a certain form factor because the human hand and face tend to be a fairly consistent shape... And there's basically three materials that can be used in in its manufacture, glass, aluminium and plastic. Is it any wonder designs start to look similar? It's odd that no one seems to look at a Kenwood blender and say "pfft, Moulinex clone". Posted via the Android Central App
  • Manufacturing processes surely come into it too. If one OEM comes out with a new way of manufacturing a phone that is cheaper, or more efficient, then other companies, be they OEMs or places like foxcon, are going to see that and say "Hey, that's an improvement on what what we're doing", and what are they going to do? *Not* try to improve their manufacturing process? I suspect that reason as much as anything else is why a lot of phones ended up looking a kind of like the HTC M7/8 etc. And why a lot of phones that are water resistant go down the glass sandwich approach. Not because they want to rip off another phone, but because it's just the best way to construct them at that point in time. Posted via the Android Central App
  • What an absolute piece of shaite posted with nokia 3310
  • 5.2 inch "a compact phone"? You've got to be kidding.
  • Yeah, not very compact but I like it.
  • In today's world, 5.2 IS considered compact! It's true! How the times are changin'...
  • Kirin 950 looks pretty sweet
  • Better choose axon 7 Posted via the Android Central App
  • IPS LCD,. Garbage Posted via the Android Central App
  • Huawei uses some of the best LCDs.
  • Adoptable storage available? Does anyone know?
  • Axon 7 or this phone? I already have the op3 but I want axon 7 or honor 8