Honor V8

The Chinese smartphone maker, Huawei has rolled out its Honor V8 in the home country. The smartphone will go on sale via a flash sale on May 17 to be bought from the local online retailers such as JD.com, VMall, and others. The V8 will come in Rose Gold, Glacier Silver, Platinum Gold, and Champagne Gold color variants.


The Honor V8 smartphone runs on octa-core Kirin 950 SoC and Mali T880 GPU. The device features a 4GB of RAM and comes with up to 128 GB of expandable memory slot. Since the V8 comes in three variants, out of which, two variants comes with a 5.7-inch full-HD display with 1080×1920 pixels resolution featuring 386ppi and a 5.7-inch Quad HD display with 1440×2560 pixels resolution with 515ppi. The latter has got a 64GB storage and the former comes packed with 32GB on-board storage. While, the third variant offers the same specs as that of the former device, but, comes with some additional network support.


In the camera section, the device comes with two rear 12MP dual-camera setup and features laser autofocus, dual-tone LED flash, BSI sensor, and a f/2.2 aperture. The v8 also has an 8-megapixel front camera.


The Honor V8 smartphone comes with Android 6.0 Marshmallow alongside a layer of Huawei’s EMUI 4.1. The connectivity options of the smartphone include Wi-Fi 802.11ac, 4G LTE, NFC,infrared, USB Type-C port, Bluetooth 4.2, and GPS with A-GPS.

The device is backed by a 3500mAh battery with support for fast charging. The on board Sensors of the smartphone includes an ambient light sensor, the gravity sensor, magnetometer, proximity sensor, gyroscope, and a fingerprint sensor on the rear panel.


The Honor V8 will come in three variants . The 4GB RAM + 32GB onboard storage smartphone will come at a price of CNY 2,299 (approximately Rs 23,500), the 4GB of RAM and 32GB along with more network support will be available at a price of CNY 2,499 (approximately Rs 25,500) and the device with QHD display, 4GB of RAM and 64GB onboard storage is priced at CNY 2,799 (approximately Rs 28,600).

Tech Specs of Honor V8

Display  5.7-inch display
 Camera  12MP rear camera and 8MP front camera
 Processor  octa-core Kirin 950 SoC
 OS  Android 6.0 Marshmallow with Huawei’s EMUI 4.1
 Battery  3500 mAh
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