Honor 8, Honor 8 Smart and Honor Holly 3 smartphones launched in India – SPECS, PRICE

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Huawei has announced three new smartphones in India called Honor 8, Honor 8 Smart and Honor Holly 3. They fall in Premium, Mid-range and budget categories respectively.

The Honor 8 is a premium handset with 5.2-Inch 1080p display and is powered by Octa-Core Kirin 950 processor. It has 4GB RAM, 32GB ROM and MicroSD card slot for further expansion. It has 8MP front and 12MP rear camera and is powered by 3000mAH battery. It has IR Sensor and comes with remote 4.0 application.

The Honor 8 Smart is a mid-ranger, well at least in terms of pricing. It has 5.2-inch 1080p display, Octa-Core Kirin 650 SoC, 2GB RAM and 16GB of expandable storage. It is made up of aircraft grade aluminum alloy body and comes with fingerprint sensor. It’s 3000mAH battery promises up to 1.3days of battery life on heavy use. It has 8MP front and 13MP primary snapper on the back with Sony IMX214 sensor.

The Honor Holly 3 is a budget handset with 5.5-Inch 720 display. It has 1.2GHz octa-core Kirin 620 processor with 2GB RAM. Inside is 16GB expandable storage and houses 8MP front and 13MP rear camera on the back. It supports 4G LTE and is powered by 3100 mAh battery.

honor-8-image-1Honor 8 Specifications

  • Dimensions: 145.5 x 71 x 7.5 mm / Weight: 153 grams / 2.5D curved glass on back and aluminum alloy frame
  • Dual SIM slots, Dual Standby
  • Android 6.0 Marshmallow OS with EMUI 4.1
  • Fingerprint Sensor, IR Sensor
  • 5.2-Inch LTPS display, 2.5D curved glass, 1920 x 1080 pixels resolution, 96% NTSC color gamut, 423ppi pixel density, 72.5 screen-to-body ratio, multi-touch supported
  • Octa-Core (2.3GHz A72 x 4 + 1.8GHz A53 x 4) Kirin 950 processor (16nm), Mali-T880-MP4 GPU
  • 4GB RAM
  • 32GB storage ROM, expandable up to 128GB using MicroSD Card
  • 8MP front camera, F/2.4 Aperture
  • 12MP dual rear camera’s (monochrome + color), dual-tone LED Flash, F/2.2 Aperture, 1.4µm pixel seize, 6P lens, Laser AF
  • 3000 mAh Battery (2900 mAH minimum)
  • 4G LTE, Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac, Wi-Fi Hotspot, Dual Band (2.4/5GHz), Bluetooth V4.2, NFC, GPS, USB Type-C

The Honor 8 is priced at Rs. 29,999 in India. It comes in Pearl White, Sapphire Blue and Sunrise Gold color options. It will be available from Amazon.in, Flipkart and Honor Stores (online and offline). Company is offering 2 years extended warranty, free replacement for 3 months for  manufacturing defects and first 3 months of screen replacement warranty.

honor-8-image-2Honor 8 Smart Specifications

  • Android 6.0 Marshmallow OS with EMUI 4.1
  • Fingerprint sensor
  • 5.2-inch IPS Display with 1920 x 1080 pixels resolution, 1500:1 contrast ratio, 405 nits brightness, supports multi-touch
  • Octa-Core (2GHz A53 x 4 + 1.7GHz A53 x 4) Kirin 650 (16nm) processor, Mali-T830 GPU
  • 2GB RAM
  • 16GB Internal storage ROM, expandable up to 128GB using MicroSD Card
  • 8MP front camera, F/2.0 Aperture
  • 13MP rear camera, Sony IMX214 sensor, F/2.0 Aperture, 5P Lens, LED Flash, Auto Focus, 1080p video recording
  • 3000mAh Battery
  • 4G LTE, Wi-Fi 802.11 b/g/n, Wi-Fi Hotspot, Bluetooth V4.1 LE, GPS, MicroUSB V2.0
  • HiSilicon HI6502 24-bit DAC, Smart PA Amplifier, 3.5mm Audio Jack

The Honor 8 Smart is priced at Rs. 19,999 and comes in White, Black and Gold color options. (Personal opinion: very overpriced).

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Honor Holly

Honor Holly 3 Specifications

  • First phone under make in India initiative
  • Dimensions: 154.3 x 77.1 x 8.45 mm / Weight: 168 Grams / textured back
  • Android 6.0 Marshmallow OS with EMUI 4.1
  • Dual SIM slots
  • 5.5-Inch IPS display, 1280 x 720 pixels resolution, 1000:1 contrast ratio, supports multi-touch
  • 1.2Ghz Octa-Core Kirin 620 processor, Mali 450 GPU
  • 2GB RAM
  • 16GB internal storage ROM, expandable up to 128GB using MicroSD card
  • 8MP front camera, 1.12µm pixels, F/2.0 aperture, 4P lenses
  • 13MP rear camera, F/2.0 Aperture, 28mm wide-angle lens, Auto Focus, 1080p video, LED Flash
  • 3100 mAh battery, up to 1.74 days of mixed usage, up to 1.17 days of heavy usage.
  • 4G LTE, Wi-Fi 802.11 b/g/n, Wi-Fi Hotspot, Bluetooth V4.0, MicroUSB V2.0, GPS, 3.5mm Audio Jack, Box Speakers

The Honor Holly 3 is priced at Rs. 9,999 and comes in White, Black and Gold color options. It will go on sale in India soon.


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