Honor 8 Launched in India: Price, Release Date, Specifications, and More

Huawei’s Honor brand has launched the Honor 8 smartphone in India, priced at Rs. The smartphone can be bought from HiHonor.com and AmazonFlipkart. Like Huawei P9 Honor 8  comes with dual camera on the back.

The Honor 8 was launched in China around 3 months back starting $300 and has been hugely successful. The company has focused a lot on the design and it has paid rich dividends. The phone has been selling like hot cakes in the markets it’s been launched.


The phone comes wit a 5.2-inch full-HD display and is powered by an in-house Kirin 950 octa-core chipset clocked at 2.3GHz. The Honor 8 comes with 2.5D double glass body, although we’ve seen that in Samsung Galaxy Note 7 and Asus Zenfone 3, but it does look premium especially in the budget segment. Honor 8 also comes with a fingerprint scanner located at the back and a 3,000mAh battery. The phones comes with 4GB RAM and 32GB internal storage and has external memory support up to 128GB

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On to the camera part, the highlight of the device, we have a dual camera setup at the back. These are two 12MP sensors at the back, one RGB sensor, and a black and white sensor. The dual camera setup helps you get a great depth of field.

On the front Honor 8 has an 8MP sensor, which has large 1.4um pixels. Overall with the hardware that the smartphone comes with, we can expect that the Honor 8 will produce quality images. Something we will have to wait till we get our hands on the device.

On the connectivity part, Honor has NFC , IR blaster, single nano sim, 4G+, VoLTE, intelligent dual antenna design, WLAN+ 3.0 etc. The phone runs on EMUI 4.1 based on Android 6.0 Marshmallow.

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The phone has been priced at Rs. 29,999 and may face a tough competition from OnePlus 3, LeEco Le Max 2 and Asus Zenfone 3 (Review). It will be available on Hihonor.com, Amazon and Flipkart.com in 3 colour variants Sunrise Gold, Pearl White, Sapphire Blue. The Honor 8 will come with 2 years warranty and  a touch screen replacement guarantee in the first three months.

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