Huawei Mate 8

Announced:
Nov 26, 2015
Market status:
Released
Release date:
Dec 1, 2015

PhoneArena Rating:

7.0
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Display

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Display size:

6.0 inches

Resolution:

1080 x 1920 pixels

Pixel density:

367 ppi

Technology:

IPS LCD

Screen-to-body ratio:

78.39 %

Features:

Ambient light sensor, Proximity sensor

Camera

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Rear:

Single camera

Main camera:

16 megapixels

Hardware Features:

Optical image stabilization, Phase detection autofocus

Specifications:

Aperture size: F2.0; Pixel size: 1.12 μm

Flash:

Dual LED

Video recording:

1920x1080 (Full HD) (60 fps)

Features:

Video calling, Video sharing

Front:

8 megapixels

Design

Dimensions:

6.19 x 3.17 x 0.31 inches (157.1 x 80.6 x 7.9 mm)

Weight:

6.53 oz (185 g)
the average is 6 oz (172 g)

Materials:

Back: Metal

Biometrics:

Fingerprint (touch)

Colors:

Black, Gold, Silver, Brown

Hardware & Performance

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System chip:

HiSilicon Kirin 950

Processor:

Octa-core, 2300 MHz, ARM Cortex-A72 and ARM Cortex-A53, 64-bit

GPU:

Mali-T880 MP4

RAM:

4 GB

Internal storage:

128 GB

Storage expansion:

up to 128 GB

OS:

Android (7.0 Nougat, 6.0 Marshmallow), Huawei Emotion UI

Battery

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Capacity:

4000 mAh

Stand-by time:

22.0 days (528 hours)
the average is 21 days (503 h)

Talk time (3G):

18.00 hours
the average is 23 h (1387 min)

Video playback:

17.00 hours

Cellular

LTE (FDD):

Bands 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 7, 8, 12, 17, 18, 19, 20, 26

LTE (TDD):

Bands 38, 39, 40, 41

UMTS:

850, 900, 1700/2100, 1900, 2100 MHz

GSM:

850, 900, 1800, 1900 MHz

Data:

LTE-A Cat 6 (300/50 Mbit/s), HSPA, HSUPA

Dual SIM:

Yes

SIM type:

Nano SIM

Connectivity

Bluetooth:

4.2

Wi-Fi:

802.11 a, b, g, n, ac, dual-band

USB:

USB 2.0

Connector:

microUSB

Features:

Mass storage device, USB OTG, USB charging

Location:

GPS, A-GPS

Other:

NFC, Tethering, Computer sync, OTA sync

Phone features

Sensors:

Accelerometer, Gyroscope, Pedometer, Compass, Hall (for flip covers), Barometer

Notifications:

Haptic feedback, Music ringtones (MP3), Polyphonic ringtones, Vibration, Flight mode, Silent mode, Speakerphone

Other features:

Voice dialing, Voice commands, Voice recording

Multimedia

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Screen mirroring:

DLNA

Radio:

FM

Speakers:

Earpiece, Loudspeaker

Headphones connector:

3.5mm

Shopping information

MSRP price:

$ 690

This device is also known as Huawei NXT-TL00

ALTERNATIVE VARIANTS

We list only the specs that are different than the main variant

Huawei Mate 8 32GB

Differences from the main variant:

RAM:

3 GB

Internal storage:

32 GB

MSRP price:

$ 470

Huawei Mate 8 64GB

Differences from the main variant:

Internal storage:

64 GB

MSRP price:

$ 580

Pros

  • High screen-to-body ratio (78.39 %)
  • Big battery (4000 mAh)

Cons

  • Low pixel density screen (367 ppi)

Description

The Huawei Mate 8 makes use of the company's in-house Kirin 950 chip, a high-end effort that integrates four ARM Cortex-A53 cores clocked at 1.8GHz and four Cortex-A72 cores clocked at 2.3GHz. The Kirin 950 also includes a high-end ARM Mali-T880 GPU, a Cat. 6 LTE radio, a Tensilica Hi-Fi 4 DSP chip, as well a motion co-processor. Other specs for the Huawei Mate 8 include a 6-inch display with a resolution of 1080 by 1920 pixels, 4GB of RAM, 128GB of integrated storage space, an 16MP primary camera, and an 8MP selfie shooter on the front.

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