Watch Huawei P8 announcement live stream here


The Huawei P8 is about to take over as the new flagship of Huawei, one of the largest phone makers with a global footprint and Chinese origins.

The company will livestream the Huawei P8 announcement (it has dropped the Ascend name from the title and it's just P8 this time around), so you can tune in and watch the event as it unfolds.

The big launch will be under the 'Revamp the possibilities of light' motto, a hint towards a better display and/or camera on the new phone.

The Huawei P8 is expected to come with a 5.2-inch display with a 1080 x 1920-pixel resolution. Under the hood it is said to feature octa-core Kirin 935 system chip, 3GB of RAM, and 32GB of internal storage that should be expandable via microSD cards. The P8 is also expected to come with a 13-megapixel main, rear camera and an 8MP front-facing camera.

The Huawei P8 announcement event starts at 7am PT | 10am ET

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16 Comments

1. arch_angel

Posts: 1651; Member since: Feb 20, 2015

cant wait to see the benchmarks for this phone. the kirin 920 was a beast. the 935 should be a lot better. im expecting great benchmark scores from the p8 especially since the phone only has a full hd(1080) display and not qhd(1440). I know benchmarks aren't everything but i still like them lol.

3. Ghost04

Posts: 522; Member since: May 03, 2014

It can score about 50 K . Not good isn't it .

5. arch_angel

Posts: 1651; Member since: Feb 20, 2015

antutu is lame im looking forward to the geekbench and gfxbench score.

6. arch_angel

Posts: 1651; Member since: Feb 20, 2015

and 50k antutu score is better than the note 4, nexus 6, and droid turbo so its not a bad score at all

11. Bondurant

Posts: 784; Member since: Jun 04, 2014

Well Kirin 920 score 40-44k, so score of 50k is possible. Only concern is if Huawei chose not to push that much due to battery and heating concerns.

12. arch_angel

Posts: 1651; Member since: Feb 20, 2015

Yea it will get a better score than 50k the kirin925 in the honor 6 pluss scores 44-47k. I think they'll push it to a 50k plus score. They just need to put in a good gpu this time cause the honor phones have a crap gpu.

2. drunkenjay

Posts: 1697; Member since: Feb 11, 2013

looks nice. gona watch the announcement.

4. Simona unregistered

Caaan't waait :-)

7. DeusExCellula

Posts: 1390; Member since: Oct 05, 2014

just dont like the UI but looks preeetty

8. Simona unregistered

U can change themes man u can customize..

10. dimas

Posts: 3383; Member since: Jul 22, 2014

Nova launcher, always the answer to every ugly UIs of android world.

9. dimas

Posts: 3383; Member since: Jul 22, 2014

If Huawei P8 is good after reviews, this is going to be the first time I'm going to buy a Kirin-based handset. I'm impressed with the leaked specs so I'm already forgetting that S6 and M9 happened.

13. mobiledroid

Posts: 9; Member since: Apr 10, 2015

Looking forward to this, looks great from the leaks but lets hope the Kirin 935 is beastly to match!

14. santoss2013

Posts: 82; Member since: Jan 16, 2015

Design P8 = Note 4 + Iphone 6 Plus :| wtf

15. Simona unregistered

u idiot stupid GTFO from here !

16. 5eyez

Posts: 10; Member since: Mar 05, 2015

For those interested... The video youtube.com/watch?v=7xE-CelBetg

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