Now official, the honor V8 features a 5.7-inch screen, Kirin 950 SoC and 4GB of RAM

Now official, the honor V8 features a 5.7-inch screen, Kirin 950 SoC and 4GB of RAM
Earlier today in China, the honor V8 was officially introduced. While most of the specs were already revealed when the handset was certified by TENAA, it won't hurt us to run through them again. The honor V8 features a 5.7-inch display with a 1440 x 2560 QHD resolution. Under the hood is a home grown Kirin 950 SoC with an octa-core CPU. 4GB of LPDDR4 RAM with 32GB or 64GB of native storage is inside, and a 128GB capacity microSD can be accessed for those seeking additional memory.

There is a dual camera setup on the back, featuring two 12MP cameras with one designed to take 360 degree images. An 8MP front-facing camera can be used to shoot selfies and to take part in video chats. Also on the back of the phone is a fingerprint scanner, and the 3500mAh battery will quickly charge thanks to support for 9V2A. A super-saving mode will allow you to squeeze extra time from your juicer when you are running on fumes. 

Besides a Type-C port, NFC is also on board allowing the V8 to work with Huawei Pay. Android 6.0 is pre-installed along with EMUI 4.1 running on top. The model with 32GB of storage is priced at the equivalent of $384 USD, while the 64GB version will cost $430 USD. The phone can be ordered from Vmall. Color options include Champagne Gold, Glacier Silver, Rose Gold and Platinum gold light.


source: Vmall via GizChina

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16 Comments

1. kiko007

Posts: 7493; Member since: Feb 17, 2016

Yessss!!!!! Now can I order it here in America?

12. Furbal unregistered

Looks like they are releasing models l09 and l29 for most phones they have. In the past these two support USA LTE (using a l29 mate now on att)

2. vevicky

Posts: 18; Member since: May 07, 2016

No oled again .Why?

3. Hahawk

Posts: 33; Member since: Apr 20, 2015

USB 3 or still USB 2?

9. judik971

Posts: 84; Member since: Sep 26, 2013

USB 2.0 : link to their chinese online shop http://www.vmall.com/product/186517099.html

15. plasteek

Posts: 265; Member since: Jun 07, 2015

I can read 1.76┬Ám (pixel size) ?

4. torr310

Posts: 1646; Member since: Oct 27, 2011

the aggresive pricing!

5. UglyFrank

Posts: 2193; Member since: Jan 23, 2014

So this time they didn't pay to use the Leica branding

6. Ghost04

Posts: 517; Member since: May 03, 2014

The Leica branding is not there , that's why is costs so less . Huawei has to pay Leica for using there name in P9

8. Bondurant

Posts: 780; Member since: Jun 04, 2014

Phones under huawei brand are sold at higher prices while Honor branding phones are budget priced.

7. NoAllegiance unregistered

They just need to improve on their video recording, stabilization and 4K. EMUI is something that will stay as it is.

16. plasteek

Posts: 265; Member since: Jun 07, 2015

Yeah on my honor 7 video quality is so bad

10. Adsr14

Posts: 118; Member since: Aug 08, 2015

Anyone know what GPU it will carry? Maybe I missed it. If it has the same mali-t880mp4 from the mate 8 I don't think it will do so well pushing quad.

13. Suo.Eno

Posts: 556; Member since: Feb 17, 2013

Yep. Should be the same. Would have preferred just FHD meself. I don't think it'll be out of place for one in the honor line.

14. plasteek

Posts: 265; Member since: Jun 07, 2015

According to some french site there will be 3 HV8 1080p32go/1080p32goNFC/1440p64goNFC !

11. havoc

Posts: 95; Member since: Jan 08, 2015

Good looking phone and a crazy price tag. my only gripe is that it surely has a hybrid sim/microsd slot. Give us a proper dual sim and a dedicated microsd slot

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