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Huawei Honor 8 Pro Specs & Price

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Huawei Honor 8 Pro

Huawei Honor 8 Pro is another 2017 flagship from Huawei. It is an upgrade to the Huawei Honor 8 launched in 2016. Huawei Honor 8 Pro features a 5.7-inch display with a dual-camera setup on the back. The smartphone also promises solid battery life with a 4000 mAh Li-Po battery built-in.

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Huawei Honor 8 Pro Key Specs & Features

  • 5.7-inch IPS Display, 1440 x 2560 pixels (515ppi)
  • Octa-core Hisilicon Kirin 960 CPU with 4GB / 6GB RAM
  • Android 7.0 (Nougat)
  • 64GB, 128GB Storage, up to 256GB memory card
  • Dual 12MP + 12MP Rear Camera and 8MP Front Camera
  • 4G LTE (up to 300 Mbps download)
  • Fingerprint Sensor (Rear)
  • 4000 mAh Battery with Fast Charging

Huawei Honor 8 Pro


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Design, Display, Camera

Huawei Honor 8 Pro offers a premium metal design with rounded corners. The front of the phone is covered in Corning Gorilla Glass 3. Huawei Honor 8 Pro has a 5.7-inch IPS display, which is slightly bigger than the 5.5-inch display offered by the Huawei P10 Plus.

It however has more pixels packed-in with 1440 x 2560 pixels resolution, for an impressive 515 ppi. Above the display, you will find an 8 megapixels camera for taking selfies.

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Huawei Honor 8 Pro sports two 12 megapixels cameras on the back. One of the camera captures colour, while the other is a monochrome camera. Images captured by the two cameras are processed and combined into a single image with better quality.

The camera features both Laser and Phase Detection Autofocus. It also supports Face detection, HDR, and Panorama.

Hardware and Software

Just like the Huawei P10, the Huawei Honor 8 Pro runs Android 7.0 (Nougat) on a powerful HiSilicon Kirin 960 octa-core chipset with 4GB of RAM and 64GB built-in storage provided. In China, where this phone is called the Huawei Honor V9, you will also find a model with 6GB RAM and 128GB storage.

Huawei Honor 8 Pro supports NFC, Dual-band Wi-Fi, USB Type C, and 4G LTE. The Android should support LTE on MTN, Etisalat, NTel, Smile, and InterC in Nigeria. Huawei Honor 8 Pro features a rear-facing fingerprint sensor and sports a 4000 mAh battery that promises up to 30 hours talktime.

Pricing and availability

Huawei Honor 8 Pro is not yet available in Nigeria, it is expected to begin its global launch in April starting at a price of £474.99. We currently have no data on pricing and availability for Nigeria, Ghana, or Kenya. When available, Huawei Honor 8 Pro Price in Nigeria is expected to range from 250,000 Naira to 450,000 Naira depending on your location.

Huawei Honor 8 Pro Specs

Here are a few specs of the Huawei Honor 8 Pro:

General Features

  • Platform: Android 7.0 (Nougat), Emotion UI 5.1
  • Processor: Octa-core Processor: 2.4GHz quad-core & 1.8GHz quad-core (Hisilicon Kirin 960)
  • GPU: Mali-G71 MP8
  • Memory: 4GB RAM (Global) or 6GB RAM (China)
  • Colours: Pearl White, Midnight Black, Navy Blue
  • Dimension: 157 x 77.5 x 7 mm
  • Weight: 184 g
  • SIM Type: Nano-SIM
  • SIM Count: Dual-SIM

Display

  • Display: 5.7-inch IPS Display, 1440 x 2560 pixels (515ppi)
  • Screen Protection: Yes, Corning Gorilla Glass 3

Camera

  • Rear Camera: Dual 12MP Colour + 12MP Mono Camera, 2160p ultra HD 4k Video
  • Rear Camera Features: Dual LED Flash, HDR, PDAF & Laser Autofocus, Geo-tagging, Face Detection, Panorama
  • Front Camera: 8 MP Camera, 1080p HD Video

Storage

  • Built-in Storage: 64GB (Global), or 128GB (China model)
  • Memory Card Support: Yes, up to 256GB Storage (requires SIM2 slot)
  • Bundled Cloud Storage:

Network Support

  • 2G GSM: 850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900MHz
  • 2G CDMA 1X:
  • 3G WCDMA: 850 / 900 / 1900 / 2100MHz
  • 3G CDMA EVDO: Yes
  • 4G LTE: Yes, LTE band 1(2100), 3(1800), 5(850), 7(2600), 8(900), 20(800), 38(2600), 40(2300)

Internet & Connectivity

  • GPRS: Yes, up to 48kbps
  • EDGE: Yes
  • 3G/WCDMA/HSPA: Yes, up to 21Mbps
  • HSPA+: Yes, up to 42Mbps
  • CDMA EVDO: Yes
  • 4G LTE: Yes, up to 300Mbps
  • WLAN: Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac, Dual-Band, DLNA, Wi-Fi Direct
  • Wi-Fi Hotspot: Yes
  • Bluetooth: Yes, Bluetooth 4.2 with A2DP, LE
  • NFC: Yes
  • Infrared Blaster: Yes
  • USB Port: Yes, USB Type C (USB 2.0)

Messaging

  • SMS/MMS: Yes
  • Instant Messaging: Yes
  • Push Emails: Yes
  • Email Protocol: IMAP4, POP3, SMTP

Entertainment

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

Navigation

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

Sensors & Control

  • Digital Compass: Yes
  • Accelerometer: Yes
  • Proximity Sensor: Yes
  • Light Sensor: Yes
  • Barometer:
  • Pedometer:
  • Heart Rate Monitor: No
  • Gyroscope: Yes
  • Fingerprint Scanner: Yes (Rear)
  • Iris Scanner: No
  • Intelligent Digital Assistant: Yes
  • Motion Sensing / Gesture Control:
  • Voice Control: Yes

Other Features

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

Battery

  • Battery: 4000 mAh Li-Po Battery (Non-removable)
  • Talktime: up to 30 hours
  • Standby Time: up to 504 hours
  • Fast Charging: Yes

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Paschal Okafor is NaijaTechGuide Team Lead. The article Huawei Honor 8 Pro Specs & Price was written by Paschal Okafor. The article was last modified: April 7th, 2017