Huawei has released their biggest and baddest phone ever to the public with the new Mate 8, and the on-paper specifications look impressive.
Featuring the new Kirin 950 processor and i5 coprocessor, we're promised better performance and better battery life. Of course, everything else needed to power a high-end Android phone is on-board as well — Android Marshmallow, a 4,000mAh battery and the promise of an awesome camera.
The Mate 8 is currently only available for the Chinese market, but Alex is having a close look at it direct from Shenzhen.
Huawei Mate 8 hardware specifications
|Size||157.1 x 80.6 x 7.9 mm|
|Display||6-inch Full HD 1080p IPS-NEO LCD, Corning Gorilla Glass 4|
|Processor||HiSilicon Kirin 950|
|Memory||32GB internal with 3GB RAM
64 or 128GB internal with 4GB RAM
Expandable: microSD up to 128GB
|Network||2G: GSM 850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900
3G: HSDPA 850 / 900 / 1700(AWS) / 1900 / 2100 - NXT-AL10, NXT-CL00, NXT-DL00, NXT-TL00
4G:LTE band 1(2100), 2(1900), 3(1800), 4(1700/2100), 5(850), 6(900), 7(2600), 8(900), 12(700), 17(700), 18(800), 19(800), 20(800), 26(850), 38(2600), 39(1900), 40(2300), 41(2500) - NXT-AL10, NXT-CL00, NXT-DL00, NXT-TL00
|Sensors||Fingerprint sensor, Ambient light sensor, Proximity sensor, Compass sensor, Gyro sensor|
|Location||Internal GPS antenna + GLONASS, BDS, A-GPS|
|Connectivity||Bluetooth 4.2, Wifi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac (2.4+5GHz), Wifi Direct, FM Radio|
|Main Camera||16 MP with OIS, phase detection autofocus, dual-LED/dual-tone flash|
|Front Camera||8 MP, 1080p|
|Battery||Li-Po 4000 mAh battery|
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