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Honor 8 Pro: New Huawei’s Killer Flagship; Specs & Features Prove To Be Huawei's True Top Dog

Apr 06, 2017 04:22 AM EDT


Huawei's recently announced its best flagship mobile so far, the Honor 8 Pro. Everyone is now keen to find out what this new smartphone could offer to become a big hit in the market. With revealed specifications and features, the waiting is over.

Designs and Features

Honor 8 Pro would be one of the best and stunning mobiles everyone could witness. Gorilla Glass 3 shielded its screen with 5.7-inch Quad HD display consisting of 2,560x1,400 pixels. It does have a slim and sleek design with 6.97mm thin, rounded edges and minimalist matte on the back. Colors including navy blue, black, and gold add the classy look of the handset.

When it comes with its feature, Honor 8 Pro is running Huawei's EMUI 5.1 with the latest Android 7.0 Nougat version. Jaunt VR app is included with the device's pre-installed applications that could bring an enjoyable VR experience. The company made sure that everything comes with the handset have useful purposes, just like its box. Yes, this is not an ordinary box since it could transform into a VR viewer.

Just like other Huawei's mobile products, Honor 8 Pro is built with machine learning that could enhance its performance. It could also predict on when the user will update the Facebook application. Nowadays, mobile's life span is a little bit of issue that affects its performance. However, DigitalTrends reported that Huawei uses algorithms and automatic storage cleaning that could help the performance of Honor 8 Pro throughout the years. With these two features, the handset will have 80 percent of better performance after 500 days of use.

The best camera feature of GoPro, the Highlights is one of the features of Honor 8 Pro. It has the ability to create video clips automatically from the handset's gallery. A better blue light filter is also part of its camera features. It does have a 12-megapixel camera, 8-megapixel up front and f/2.2 aperture on both. Unlike other, its fingerprint sensor is located at the back of the phone. Through these, everyone who wishes to purchase Honor 8 Pro could expect a better video and image capturing like a professional photographer.


Honor 8 Pro has the Huawei's best chip called Kirin 960 consisting of four 2.4 GHz cores and four 1.8 GHz cores. Alongside is the 6GB of RAM and an expandable storage (with MicroSD) of 64GB. The handset possessed a 4,000-mAh battery, supported with fast charging that could last for two days of light use.

According to Engadget, Honor 8 Pro is now available for pre-order in the UK from Huawei's vmall stores. The price of the handset, together with the accessories is $474.99 ($591). Its official launch will be on April 20, 2017, however, Honor 8 Pro started to unveil in China earlier this year.

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