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Huawei Honor 8 Pro Specs & Price

Huawei Honor 8 Pro
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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.


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.

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


  • 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


  • 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)


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


  • 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: 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: 4000 mAh Li-Po Battery (Non-removable)
  • Talktime: up to 30 hours
  • Standby Time: up to 504 hours
  • Fast Charging: Yes
Paschal Okafor is NaijaTechGuide Team Lead. The article Huawei Honor 8 Pro Specs & Price was written by Paschal Okafor. The article was last modified: July 1st, 2019

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