Huawei Mate 8 Announced with 6 inch Full HD display, Android 6.0 Marshmallow and Fingerprint Sensor
Huawei today officially revealed their latest high end smartphone in the Mate series called, Huawei Mate 8. It is a huge phablet with impressive specifications. The phone will be available from December 9th in China, however, it is now up for order. Users can get the phone in four amazing color choices including Champagne Gold, Moonlight Silver, Space Gray and Mocha Brown.
As per the price, Huawei Mate 8 comes in different variants, and so does the price differs. Let’s take a look at each of its pricing:
- 2999 Yuan / $469 / Rs. 31,240 approximately : Huawei Mate 8 with 3GB RAM + 32GB storage China Unicom version
- 3199 Yuan / $500 / Rs. 33,326 approximately : Huawei Mate 8 with 3GB RAM + 32GB storage Standard 4G version
- 3699 Yuan / $579 / Rs. 38,533 approximately : Huawei Mate 8 with 4GB RAM + 64GB storage
- 4399 yuan / $688 / Rs. 45,828 approximately : Huawei Mate 8 with 4GB RAM + 128GB storage
Huawei has packed up Mate 8 in aerospace-grade aluminum body with unique 2.5D curved diamond cut glass.It sports an amazing 6 inch Full HD display with 2.5D glass and 95% wide color gamut offering 1920 x 1080 pixels resolution. The phone supports Hybird Dual Nano SIM cards. Being Hybrid, we can also use the second slot for microSD card. Huawei Mate 8 comes out of the box running latest Android 6.0 Marshmallow OS with their own Emotion UI 4.0 on top of it.
There is also a circular Fingerprint sensor placed nicely at rear facing. Huawei has powered Mate 8 with new Huawei Kirin 950 Octa-Core (2.3GHz 4 x ARM Cortex A72 + 1.8GHz 4 x ARM Cortex A53) processor paired up with Mali T880 GPU. As per RAM and storage, there are three variants as we said above. They are as follow: 3GB RAM with 32GB storage, 4GB RAM with 64GB storage, and 4GB RAM with 128GB storage. All these variants comes with expandable memory slot supporting microSD card.
Huawei Mate 8 can also be a great choice for photography fans. It sports a 16 Megapixel rear camera with Sony IMX298 sensor, PDAF, OIS, f/2.0 aperture and dual-tone LED flash allowing you to capture stunning pictures and videos. For selfie fans, the phone has 8 Megapixel front-facing shooter with f/2.4 aperture. The phone also looks great in connect with options like 4G LTE, WiFi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac (2.4GHz/5GHz), Bluetooth 4.2 LE, GPS and NFC. The Huawei has powered on the phone with 4000mAh battery.
Huawei Mate 8 Specifications:
- Android 6.0 Marshmallow OS with Emotion UI 4.0
- Hybird Dual SIM (nano SIM + nano SIM / microSD)
- Fingerprint sensor
- 6 inch Full HD display with 2.5D glass and 95% wide color gamut
- 1920 x 1080 pixels resolution
- Octa-Core (2.3GHz 4 x ARM Cortex A72 + 1.8GHz 4 x ARM Cortex A53) Huawei Kirin 950 processor
- Mali T880 GPU
- 3GB RAM with 32GB storage / 4GB RAM with 64GB storage / 4GB RAM with 128GB storage
- Expandable using microSD card
- 16 Megapixel rear camera with Sony IMX298 sensor, PDAF, OIS, f/2.0 aperture and dual-tone LED flash
- 8 Megapixel front-facing camera with f/2.4 aperture
- 4G LTE, WiFi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac (2.4GHz/5GHz), Bluetooth 4.2 LE, GPS and NFC
- 4000mAh battery