Huawei P8 Specs & Price

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The Huawei P8 is one of those devices that underline the reason behind improving reputation of its Chinese manufacturer over the last few years. This new Android smartphone can hold its own to a significant extent against rival devices, such as the Galaxy S6 from Samsung, with its premium, attractive look and feel as well as a powerful processor, amongst other interesting features.

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Huawei P8


Build and Display

As would be expected of a flagship smartphone these days, the Huawei P8 sports an accentuated, metallic body. It is simply sleek and cool to the eye. The phone flaunts an ultra-slim profile at a thickness of just 6.4 millimetres. Weighing in at just about 144 grams, the Huawei P8 can rightly be described as a very portable device.

It crams in a 5.2-inch IPS LCD display with full HD (1920 x 1080 pixels) resolution. This screen should make for crispy and enjoyable viewing experience, going by the technology used and its density of 424 pixels per inch.

Camera and Storage

Huawei P8 packs a 13-megapixels rear camera with F2.0 aperture and Dual LED Flash. The snapper has autofocus, optical image stabilization (OIS) and smile detection features, amongst others, while also boasting full HD (1080p) video recording capability.

You will certainly be impressed by the 8-megapixel shooter provided on the front, as this will certainly help produce superb selfies. Standard onboard storage space is 16GB, but there are models with up to 64GB built-in storage. You can add extra storage space of up to 128GB with a microSD card.

Performance and Software

Designed to deliver top performance, Huawei P8 is driven by an octa-core HiSilicon Kirin 930 processor, comprising ARM Cortex-A53 and Cortex-A53 cores. The 64-bit chip, which is supported by standard memory of 3GB RAM, delivers speeds of up 2GHz.

Graphics is handled by a Mali-T628 MP4 GPU. Huawei P8 runs on the Android 5.0 Lollipop operating system out of the box.

The Huawei P8 is supplied with a non-removable, 2680mAh battery. It comes with several connectivity options including Bluetooth 4.1, microUSB 2.0, 3G and Wi-Fi 802.11 b/g/n. The phone also supports super-fast 4G LTE connectivity.

Pricing and availability

Huawei P8 is now available in Nigeria. You can buy original Huawei phones from leading online stores in Nigeria. Huawei P8 Price in Nigeria ranges from N99,000 to N120,000, depending on your location in the country.

Huawei P8 Specs

Here are a few specs of the Huawei Ascend P8:

General Features

  • Platform: Android 5.0.2 (Lollipop), Emotion UI 3.1
  • Processor: 1.5GHz quad-core and 2.0GHz quad-core Processor (HiSilicon Kirin 930/935)
  • GPU: Mali-T628 MP4
  • Memory: 3GB RAM
  • Colours: Titanium Grey, Mystic Champagne, Carbon Black, Prestige Gold
  • Dimension: 144.9 x 72.1 x 6.4 mm
  • Weight: 144 g
  • SIM Type: Nano-SIM
  • SIM Count: Dual SIM, Dual-Standby


  • Display: 5.2-inch IPS Display, 1080 x 1920 pixels (424ppi)
  • Display Protection: Corning Gorilla Glass 3


  • Rear Camera: 13 MP Camera, dual-LED Flash, 1080p HD Video
  • Rear Camera Features: Autofocus, HDR, Geo-tagging, OIS, Face Detection, Panorama
  • Front Camera: 8MP Camera


  • Built-in Storage: 16GB or 64GB Storage
  • Memory Card Support: Up to 128GB (via SIM2 slot)
  • Bundled Cloud Storage:

Network Support

  • 2G GSM: 850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900MHz
  • 2G CDMA 1X: No
  • 3G WCDMA: Yes
  • 3G CDMA EVDO: No
  • 4G LTE: Yes

Internet & Connectivity

  • GPRS: Yes, up to 48kbps
  • EDGE: Yes
  • 3G/WCDMA/HSPA: Yes, up to 21.1mbps
  • HSPA+: Yes
  • 4G LTE: Yes, up to 300 Mbps
  • WLAN: Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n, dual-band, Wi-Fi Direct, DLNA
  • Wi-Fi Hotspot: Yes
  • Bluetooth: Yes, Bluetooth 4.1 with A2DP, LE
  • NFC: Yes
  • Infrared Blaster: No
  • USB Port: Yes, microUSB 2.0, USB Host


  • SMS/MMS: Yes
  • Instant Messaging: Yes
  • Push Emails: Yes
  • Email Protocol:


  • Music Player: Yes, mp3, WAV, FLAC, eACC+
  • Video Player: Yes, MPEG4, H.263, H.264, XviD
  • FM Radio:
  • Loudspeaker: Yes
  • 3.5mm Jack: Yes


  • Navigation: Yes, GPS with A-GPS, GLONASS, Beidou
  • Maps: Yes, Google Maps

Sensors & Control

  • Digital Compass: Yes
  • Accelerometer: Yes
  • Proximity Sensor: Yes
  • Light Sensor: Yes
  • Barometer: No
  • Pedometer: No
  • Gyroscope: Yes
  • Temperature Sensor: No
  • Fingerprint Scanner: No
  • Iris Scanner: No
  • Intelligent Digital Assistant:
  • Motion Sensing / Gesture Control:
  • Voice Control:

Other Features

  • Video Streaming: Yes
  • Active Noise Cancellation: Yes (with dedicated mic)
  • Wireless Charging: No
  • Water Resistant: No
  • Dust Resistant:
  • Image Editor: Yes
  • Video Editor: Yes
  • Document Viewer: Yes
  • Document Editor: No (download at store)


  • Battery: 2680 mAh Li-Po Battery (Non-Removable)
  • Standby Time:
  • Talktime:
Paschal Okafor is NaijaTechGuide Team Lead. The article Huawei P8 Specs & Price was written by Paschal Okafor. The article was last modified: October 28th, 2020
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