Huawei expands its Mate Series of devices with the launch of Huawei Mate 8 for the Chinese markets. Company will announce the phone globally at CES 2016 / Q1 2016. It comes in Moonlight Silver, Space Gray, Mocha Brown and Champagne Gold color options.
The 3G RAM / 32GB storage model for China Unicom is priced at 2999 Yuan (Rs. 31,250 / US$ 469). The standard 4G-LTE model carries price-tag of 3199 Yuan (Rs. 33,330 / US$ 500) for 3GB RAM / 32GB Storage. The 4GB RAM / 64GB Storage variant costs 3699 Yuan (Rs. 38,540 / US$ 688) while the 4GB RAM / 128GB Storage model is priced upwards at 4399 Yuan (Rs.45830 / US688).
Huawei Mate 8 Specifications
The is a huge phone with measurements of 157.4 x 80.7 x 8.4 mm. It has 2.7mm ultra narrow frame, while the body is made up of aerospace-grade aluminum and 2.5D unique diamond cut curved glass. It has Hybrid Dual SIM (Nano SIM + Nano SIM / MicroSD Card) and supports 4G-LTE / 3G HSPA+ networks.
The Huawei Mate 8 Specs include 6-Inch Display that is equipped with 2.5D glass. It has 1920 x 1080 pixels resolution, 83% screen to body ratio and 95% wide color gamut. Cell phone gets the processing power from (2.3GHz Quad Core Cortex-A72 + 1.8GHz Quad Core Cortex-A53) Octa Core Huawei Kirin 950 Processor with Mali-T880 GPU.
This mobile phone comes in two options of 3GB RAM with 32GB internal storage or 4GB RAM with 64GB / 128GB Internal storage space. MicroSD card slot is also present for further storage expansion (via Hybrid SIM slot). The phone runs on Android 6.0 Marshmallow OS with Emotion UI 4.0 out of the box. It also sports a fingerprint sensor on the back for added security.
The Huawei Mate 8 Features a 16MP primary camera on the back with Sony IMX298 Sensor, Phased Detection Auto Focus, Dual Tone LED Flash and uses Huawei’s own ISP. On the front is an 8MP secondary camera as well for selfie and video conference.
Company has managed to include a 4000 mAh battery inside. Connectivity options include Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac, Wi-Fi Hotspot, Dual Band (2.4/5GHz), VoLTE, Bluetooth V4.1 LE, GPS, 3.5mm Audio Jack etc.