Huawei P8 said to come with ceramic frame and Gorilla Glass 3 rear, will sport a Duo camera and fingerprint sensor

Huawei P8 said to come with ceramic frame and Gorilla Glass 3 rear, will sport a Duo camera and fingerprint sensor
Back in May last year, Huawei reiterated on its vision of what a 5-inch flagship should be with the Ascend P7 (seen left) – a sleek, 0.26 inch-thick (6.5 mm) smartphone with a metal frame and an outstanding front-facing camera. With that same time of the year drawing near, however, it's time that we turn our attention to its successor.

According to intel gathered by Chinese MyDrivers, the P8 (we expect) will be showcased at a press conference in the UK in April. Huawei's commitment to exploring materials other than plastic and metal may also finally yield results, for zirconia ceramics are now suggested as the likely material the company will utilize with the P8's frame. To round off the premium feel, Huawei is said to be prepping third gen Gorilla Glass for both the display and the back panel of the device. Like the P7, the P8 too will be a very slim device, supposedly measuring just 0.24 inches (6 mm) in thickness.

As for the P8's innards, we're told to expect one of Huawei's own Kirin 930 octa-core processors, built on a 16 nm HiFET process, though it's possible for the company to fail to deliver the new silicon in time. As for the rest of the rumored specs, we're looking at a 5.2-inch display with 1080 x 1920 resolution (Huawei has publicly dismissed Quad HD panels in the past, so that's plausible), a dual camera setup similar to that of the Honor 6 Plus (but perhaps with 13 megapixels), and a 2,600 mAh battery. Currently, word on the street is that the P8 will retail for ¥2,999 (~$480) in China, though prices in Europe and elsewhere will likely be higher.

source: MyDrivers

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Ascend P7
  • Display 5.0" 1080 x 1920 pixels
  • Camera 13 MP / 8 MP front
  • Processor HiSilicon Kirin, Quad-core, 1800 MHz
  • Storage 16 GB + microSDHC
  • Battery 2500 mAh(14h 3G talk time)

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4 Comments

1. newsman

Posts: 21; Member since: Jan 12, 2015

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2. Neo_Huang

Posts: 1067; Member since: Dec 06, 2013

Let's see how that ceramic turns out.

4. vincelongman

Posts: 5745; Member since: Feb 10, 2013

I have my doubts Ceramic shatters, so it MIGHT be like a glass frame

3. Simona unregistered

Cant wait for design

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