The Honor 8 is now official with a dual camera set up on back, and the Kirin 950 SoC inside

The Honor 8 is now official with a dual camera set up on back, and the Kirin 950 SoC inside
The Honor 8 was unveiled in China today, and the phone features a 5.2-inch 2.5D curved glass display with a 1080 x 1920 resolution. Perhaps the most striking part of the phone is found on back, where a dual 12MP camera set up is found. Both cameras sport laser auto focus and an aperture of f/2.2. This is similar to the dual cameras found on the back of the previously unveiled Huawei Honor V8.

Besides the two cameras, the back of the Honor 8 includes a fingerprint sensor. Under the hood you'll find some home cooking as the Kirin 950 chipset drives the device with an octa-core CPU and the Mali-T880 MP4 GPU. Three variants of the phone are being offered. One comes with 3GB of RAM and 32GB of native storage, while the other two feature 4GB of RAM with 32GB/64GB of internal memory. And yes Virginia, there is a 128GB capacity microSD slot on board. The latter is part of a hybrid dual SIM tray.

Selfie shooters can use the 8MP front-facing camera, which also handles video chats. A 3000mAh battery keeps the lights on, and offers fast charging capabilities. Android 6.0 is pre-installed with EMUI 4.1 running on top. The Honor 8 measures just 7.45mm thin, and weighs 153 grams.

The phone can be purchased in Pearl White, Sunrise Gold, Midnight Black, Sakura Pink and Sapphire Blue. The version with 3GB RAM and 32GB native storage is priced at $299 USD. The model with 4GB of RAM and 32GB of storage costs $343 USD. The unit with 4GB of RAM and 64GB of storage will run you $374 USD. Registrations are being taken now by online retailers like, and the Huawei Honor 8 will launch on July 19th..

source:, Weibo via (translated)



1. Loveneesh

Posts: 444; Member since: Jul 14, 2015

better than xiami mi 5.

9. dimas

Posts: 3406; Member since: Jul 22, 2014

And the phone is more handsome than the model smh.

2. drahcir02

Posts: 102; Member since: Mar 03, 2016

so many phones

3. fyah_king unregistered


4. SyCo87

Posts: 326; Member since: Sep 19, 2013

Whoa...US version?

5. Firenze91

Posts: 206; Member since: Nov 19, 2014

im sorry but im must be the only who find those double camera modules ugly and kind of creepy....why can't they just put one good camera module?

6. Amroze

Posts: 597; Member since: Jul 04, 2016

Crappy Gpu, T880mp4, and the S7 has T880Mp12. And no 6gb Ram option.

7. mafiaprinc3

Posts: 585; Member since: May 07, 2012

Dude it's a mid-range phone not a high-end flagship, not all of us can afford a flagship device like the s7

11. Novage

Posts: 52; Member since: Nov 10, 2015

No it's a high end like the p9

15. Tedoshi

Posts: 1; Member since: Jul 13, 2016

It's a high end for mid range price so it does have some minor compromises of course.

8. dimas

Posts: 3406; Member since: Jul 22, 2014

Samsung s7 back curves? I'm digging it, looks cool with dual camera. S8 might look like this in the future.

10. sebbellic01

Posts: 305; Member since: May 03, 2016

Damn that blue color is sexy

12. mafiaprinc3

Posts: 585; Member since: May 07, 2012

yep, it is. I want them to make a dual active dual sim phone like asus has with the zenfone 2 and zenfone 3 deluxe. that's my major gripe with all these dual sim phones,they're not dual active and i'm not gonna carry around two phones with me man, it's just too much

13. cytyler

Posts: 24; Member since: Sep 27, 2015

and the same 3gb 32gb p9 costs double !?

14. JoshN

Posts: 202; Member since: Apr 01, 2015

The P9 is dead... Long live Honor 8 LOL Anyway this phone I WILL buy depending on Western prices (plus import to NZ) as I've always wanted a Huawei P9 but couldn't justify it's Ridiculous pricing ☺ This phone Slays the Sony XA, GALAXY A3

16. Sabres

Posts: 26; Member since: Jun 15, 2016

JoshN, the P9 is well priced on my country. Don't know about yours. P9 has a better SoC as well. P9 has a better build as well

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