Chinese tech giant Huawei officially launched it’s new smartphones, Honor Note 8 and mid-range Android phone Honor 5, which is priced at CNY 599 (Roughly Rs. 6,100). And the expansive version Honor Note 8 priced at CNY 2,299 (roughly Rs. 23,100). Note 8 will be equipped with a 6.6 inches large Quad HD display, 4000 mAh battery, Kirin 955 Octa-core processor. It is a strong competitor to the Galaxy Note 7.
Built and Design
The smartphone has design with similar metal aesthetic as its other smartphones, Honor Note 8 very close to the V8 design, except that it offers dual camera sensor and laser autofocus. As always, and the screen size ratio seems fairly well optimized. Note that this “monster” Note 8 measures dimensions of 178.8 × 90.9 × 7.18 mm and weighs 219 grams.
Honor 8 and V8 are both these smartphones has design with screen 5.2 inches display and 5.7 inches display, Yet for the Chinese manufacturer, it does not seem to be enough for a new model equipped with a huge 6.6-inch screen. It features a Quad HD display with resolution of 2560 x 1440 pixels and 445 dpi,
Two different Versions
It is often the case with Chinese smartphones, this Honor Note 8 will be available in two different versions. While the first model is expected to come with a Kirin 950 processor with 3GB of RAM and will offer 32GB of storage, a second more upscale model powered by the Kirin 955 CPU that comes with 4GB of RAM and 64GB of storage internal memory.
Specifically, the Kirin 955 is a more powerful version than the Kirin 950. You can find this chip clocked at 2.5 Ghz, and on board Huawei P9 and P9 plus clocked at 2.3 Ghz.
Excellent Camera and Huge Battery Power
Smartphone includes a 13-megapixel back side camera with dual-tone LED flash, f/2.0 aperture. And a front camera for video chat 8-megapixel as well. Honor has always been used to offer some very good sensors on its smartphones, so there is no reason to change that. Note that it will have a dual LED flash.
Honor Note 8 intends to stand out from the competition with it’s Non-removable 4400 mAh battery that will give good battery standby to the users.
Smartphone runs on Android OS, v6.0.1 operating system and the expansion of internal memory is possible via external MicroSD card supports 128GB. This device compatible with Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac, dual-band, WiFi Direct, hotspot, Bluetooth v4.2.