1.5 million Honor 8 handsets have been sold since its July launch


Huawei's Honor sub-brand is doing quite well, thank you. Back in July, the Honor 8 was unveiled and picked up five million registrations in less than four days. The handset has a 12MP dual camera setup in back, and the powerful Kirin 950 chipset inside along with 3GB/4GB of RAM. The phone has sold 1.5 million units since it was launched back in July.

This information was announced by Honor’s Vice President Zhao Ming during a press event on Friday. The executive added that in the 999 days since the sub-brand was introduced, 100 million Honor handsets have been sold. And with the Honor 8 now available in the U.S. and U.K., we should see the sales total for the device and for the brand continue to climb.

The remaining specs for the Honor 8 include a 5.2-inch screen, with a 1080 x 1920 resolution. The phone features an aluminum build and includes a fingerprint scanner on back. Buyers can select from a model with 3GB of RAM and 32GB of native storage, or a variant containing 4GB of RAM with 64GB of native storage. The selfie shooter in front weighs in at 8MP, and a 3000mAh battery is on board. The cell uses a rapid charging system to go from 0% to 47% charged in just 30 minutes. Android 6.0 is pre-installed with the EMUI 4.1 UI running on top.

The Honor 8 is available in the U.S. from the Honor website for $399.99. If interested, click on the sourcelink.

source: Honor (U.S.) via Playfuldroid

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  • Display 5.2" 1080 x 1920 pixels
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  • Battery 3000 mAh(15h 3G talk time)

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28 Comments

1. therealestmc

Posts: 679; Member since: Jul 23, 2012

I would like to see a speed test between this and iPhone 6S plus since the specs are similar.

2. AmashAziz

Posts: 2894; Member since: Jun 30, 2014

Specs aren't similar, are you blind or something?? 6s plus: flagship device, 5.5 inch 1080p display, beastly A9. Honor 8: 5.2 inch 1080p, upper mid range device, very good Kirin 950. Both also have different GPUs. Whatever you say next, I can assure you the 6s plus is gonna thrash the honor 8 in performance. Might be a cold truth for you!

3. dimas

Posts: 3324; Member since: Jul 22, 2014

He's just asking for a little comparison and you go rampaging like a mad rhinoceros. f**king dimwit.

5. AmashAziz

Posts: 2894; Member since: Jun 30, 2014

Look Dimas, first thing is that it's you who is raging like a rhino in your reply, not me. I only told him that specs are not similar, so the 6s plus would easily defeat the honor 8. Was that difficult to understand even for someone like u?

7. Nathan_ingx

Posts: 4769; Member since: Mar 07, 2012

"Specs aren't similar, are you blind or something??" That's how you started replying...sounded like you going bonkers over it!

16. AmashAziz

Posts: 2894; Member since: Jun 30, 2014

Okay guys I get it,

11. PhoneFix

Posts: 81; Member since: Aug 30, 2016

Hey child go play into sandpit with toys OK?

17. AmashAziz

Posts: 2894; Member since: Jun 30, 2014

I was also filled with rage for a moment

15. hawk02b

Posts: 2; Member since: Apr 11, 2014

Holy hell, how hard are you clinging to Apple's nut sack? Chill out

18. AmashAziz

Posts: 2894; Member since: Jun 30, 2014

Therefore I apologise to you all and

9. nebula

Posts: 1009; Member since: Feb 20, 2015

I agree that was anything but friendly " Specs aren't similar, are you blind or something?? "

19. AmashAziz

Posts: 2894; Member since: Jun 30, 2014

To 'therealestmc' for being like that. But that doesn't mean

10. PhoneFix

Posts: 81; Member since: Aug 30, 2016

MG what a child u are "ippho e gonna thrash honor.. You naive.. Fcuk your pointless irrelevant performance.. Nobody cares misleading brainwashing fake benchmarks and sht.. Here is style and design counted on first place! Your disgusting iphone design hasn't changed for 3 years SHAME!

20. AmashAziz

Posts: 2894; Member since: Jun 30, 2014

That he was right about specs being same. Still I think that before telling Dimas to calm down, I must apply it to myself. Good now friends? And I am writing my whole comment in parts so that I don't have to write it for each one of you again and again! One last thing, I am no Apple fanboy and am hardly filled with rage. This was an exceptional case where it happened by mistake. Wanted to argue with phonefix over his stupid behaviour but I guess it's better for me to stay shut for now.

25. Doakie

Posts: 2478; Member since: May 06, 2009

It takes a man to admit he was in the wrong. +1 for you. I think it's funny when dudes think that clinging to their wrong behavior is manly. Insisting you're right when you're clearly wrong is something that little kids do, not a man.

27. AmashAziz

Posts: 2894; Member since: Jun 30, 2014

Thnx Doakie. Yeah you are right about everything. I am usually not the way I acted above. So have learnt to always stay calm and never let this rage come to me the second time. You might not believe this is what I always teach others; to be patient and not argue like a mad animal. This was the one single occasion I forgot to apply it to myself, otherwise I do. So thnx again for understanding me.

14. Trex95

Posts: 2377; Member since: Mar 03, 2013

Note 7 ( Exyonse variant) can't beat IPhone 6s Plus and note 7 comes with better CPU and GPU!.

22. xdza1979

Posts: 296; Member since: Aug 08, 2015

Let the iphone 6s run android on 2k screen, and come back.

24. therealestmc

Posts: 679; Member since: Jul 23, 2012

Well, the OnePlus 3 has a similar spec to the Note 7, other than display resolution and is still beaten by the iPhone 6S plus. I don't think putting a 2K display on the iPhone or reducing the resolution of the Note to equal the iPhone would make a difference. I think iOS is just a better OS in terms of efficiency and speed.

26. Doakie

Posts: 2478; Member since: May 06, 2009

iPhones are fine, it's their owners who suck.

4. dimas

Posts: 3324; Member since: Jul 22, 2014

1.5million in just 2 months? Now that's fast. Friends from US said that honor 8 is really a cool looking phone, still have to wait if they'll release it in south east asia

8. aznhachi

Posts: 212; Member since: Apr 12, 2016

it's already in Malaysia btw

6. ryq24

Posts: 874; Member since: Oct 17, 2011

But i think honor took away sales from Huawei P9. Which is Honor mother company.

12. PhoneFix

Posts: 81; Member since: Aug 30, 2016

Not much and it doesn't matter as monies goes to huawei anyway..

13. Lenny86

Posts: 301; Member since: Sep 20, 2012

Same price for the p9 in UK,so yeah would not get the Honor 8,however a price cut on the phone close to the £260ish could be more reasonable!

21. mohammadgang

Posts: 1; Member since: Sep 10, 2016

It is when they entered Iran ?

23. blueghost211

Posts: 57; Member since: Oct 19, 2015

From what I've seen, it's an intriguing package. Not sold on EMUI, but Huawei and Honor devices do have an active development community. Still, i would like to see more comparisons. Idk.

28. libra89

Posts: 2265; Member since: Apr 15, 2016

It is a great package. Really enjoying my Honor 8! (USA user here)

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