HONOR 8 IS NOW OFFICIAL: Offers Dual camera and Kirin 950 from RM1191 !


HONOR 8 IS NOW OFFICIAL: Offers Dual camera and Kirin 950 from RM1191 !

Today, Honor had officially launched their latest flagship Honor 8 in Shanghai. It has a huge difference the previous generation. In Honor 8, it packed with a dual rear camera just like Huawei P9 and P9 Plus.

Under the hood, it is powered by Huawei customised processor, Kirin 950 which is a high-end processor designed by Huawei to seek for top notch performance.

It comes with a metallic frame and a 2.5D glass laid on either side of the device. The device runs on Android 6.0 Marshmallow out of the box with the latest EMUI 4.1 overlaid.

Honor 8 comes with a 5.2-inches 1080p Full HD LTPS display, it has 423ppi and may provide a stunning pictures and view angle.

Just like others manufacturer marketing strategy, it also comes with 3GB RAM/32GB ROM and 4GB RAM/64GB ROM version to choose. With huge amount of storage provide, Honor 8 is still support for MicroSD card expansion up to 128GB.

For the first time, Honor added NFC into this Honor 8 so that it will be able to use Huawei Pay through NFC. There’s also a IR blaster for remote control home applicants.


Coming to the camera department, it features dual 12MP sensor with 6P lens and f/2.2 aperture on the rear, just like Huawei P9 & P9 Plus without co-engineering from Leica. On the front is an 8MP selfie camera with an aperture of f/2.4. It is backed by a 3,000mAh size battery and supports 4th-gen power saving technology. With the provided 9V2A power adapter, it also supports fast charging. It measures 145.5 x 71.0 x 7.45 mm and weighs 153 grams.

On the back, there is also a round fingerprint sensor just like previous Huawei and Honor phones design.

The 3GB RAM variant with 32GB storage is priced at CNY1,999 (roughly RM1,191) while the device with 4GB RAM costs CNY2,299 (roughly RM1,373) for 32GB storage and 64GB storage costs CNY2,499 (roughly RM1,492).

It will be available in Charm Navy, Streamer Gold, Pearl White, Phantom Black, and Cherry Pink color options. The registrations for the sale of Honor 8 starts from today while the actual sales start from July 19th.