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Huawei Honor V8 Review

Design And Display

Huawei has introduced a new phablet with a display of 5.7 inches. It is known as the Huawei Honor V8 are more focused on premium phablet market. For design, it is more like Huawei P9 model that was launched last month with Dual-camera on the back and a premium metal frame. Furthermore, this smartphone brings the display with a resolution of Quad-HD (1440 x 2560 pixels) for more precise, detailed and natural display. For who not afford for the Quad-HD model, Honor V8 also comes with a variety of 1080P HD screen with a lower price.

Specification And Features

Inside, this premium phablet comes with a processor HiSilicon Kirin Kirin 955 and 950 depending on the model. There is also brought two variants with 32 GB and 64 GB, which both packed with 4 GB of RAM. For the camera, this device delivers Dual Camera sensor with 12 megapixels like Huawei P9 flagship model but no Leica tech for the camera. The camera function includes Phase Detection Autofocus, Dual-LED Flash also present for this device. In the front section, Huawei Honor V8 provides an 8 Megapixel camera for selfies and video calls. Honor V8 features include a charger with a USB Type-C is port capable of sending data and fast charging. Furthermore it is loaded with a fingerprint scanner for better system security, a Li-Ion 3500 mAh battery, NFC, Infrared and are installed with Android 6.0 marshmallows with Emotion UI 4.1.

Price And Release Date

In China, Huawei Honor V8 can be purchased through the web page with prices starting at USD384 and USD430 for the 32GB and 64GB models. It is available in four colors including Gold, Silver, Rose Gold and Gold Light. In Malaysia, there is still no official statement from Honor Malaysia for this device. For Huawei Honor V8 Prices in Malaysia, the phablet is expected come wit price around RM1599 and RM1799 for 32 GB and 64 GB model.

Huawei Honor V8 Pros and Cons

  • Dual SIM With LTE Support
  • Large 5.7 Inch Quad-HD Display
  • Additional microSD Slot
  • Large Internal memory and RAM
  • Fingerprint Scanner for better security
  • Dual Camera with PDAF Support
  • NFC and Infrared support
  • Large Battery Capacity
  • USB Type-C support
  • Non-Removable Battery
  • No Radio

Huawei Honor V8 Price In Malaysia

Model Price
Huawei Honor V8 – (32GB/FHD Display) RM1599 (Expected)
Huawei Honor V8 – (64GB/QHD Display) RM1799 (Expected)
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Huawei Honor V8 Specifications

Platform Android 6.0 (Marshmallow)
  • Quad-Core 2.3 GHz Cortex-A72 + Quad-Core 1.8 GHz Cortex A53
  • Quad-Core 2.5 GHz Cortex-A72 + Quad-Core 1.8 GHz Cortex A53
  • HiSilicon Kirin 950
  • HiSilicon Kirin 955
GPU Mali-T880 MP4
UI / ROM Emotion UI 4.1
Announced Date May 2016
Release Date
  • China – May 2016
  • Malaysia – Coming Soon
GSM Network GSM 850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900
LTE Network LTE
  • Dual SIM Version (Nano-SIM)
  • Single SIM Version (Nano-SIM)
Type Smartphone (Phablet)
Dimensions 157 x 77.6 x 7.8 mm
Weight 170 g
Others Fingerprint Scanner
Technology IPS-NEO LCD Display, 16M colors
  • 1080 x 1920 pixels (FHD), 386 PPI Pixel Density
  • 1440 x 2560 pixels (QHD), 515 PPI Pixel Density
Aspect Ratio 16 : 9
Size 5.7 inches
Touchscreen Capacitive Touchscreen, Multitouch
3.5 mm Audio Jack Yes
Music Player Yes
Internal Memory
  • 32 GB With 4 GB RAM
  • 64 GB With 4 GB RAM
Expansion Slot microSD, Max 128 GB
Internet Data GPRS, EDGE, HSPA, LTE
USB Yes,  Type-C 1.0
Bluetooth Yes
Infrared Yes
Camera Dual 12 Megapixel, F2.2
Flash Dual-LED (Dual Tone) Flash
Focus Touch Focus, Phase Detection Autofocus
Features Geo-Tagging, Face Detection
Shooting Modes Auto, Panorama, HDR
Video 1080P (FHD), 720P (HD)
Front Camera 8 Megapixel, F2.4
Battery Li-Ion 3500 mAh (Non-removable)
Colors ██ – Silver
██ – Gold
██ – Rose Gold
Sensors Accelerometer, Proximity, Gyroscope, Compass
Applications Organizer, Google Search, Maps, Gmail, YouTube, Calendar, Google Now
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