Huawei’s Honor 8 was made available in Europe last week and now the smartphone from the top Chinese OEM is ready in the United States. As promised by the company, the phone will get two years of regular software updates so you can be assured that your phone won’t be obsolete a few months from today or in the next couple of years. It’s a flagship phone alright but with mid-range pricing.
Officially unveiled in San Francisco last August 16 and announced in China a few days before, the Honor 8 can now be had in the country for $$399.99. The design of the Honor 8 is high-end. Huawei says it’s exclusive but we’re not really sure about that. It looks like another iPhone 6 look-alike. It’s also sleek and slim and features a 2.5D front and back panel. It boasts of a narrow bezel with aluminum finish. Phone imaging features include 12MP dual lens, hybrid auto-focus, dual ISP, 8MP selfie shooter, the Perfect Selfie mode, and some manual controls if you want.
The Honor 8 can be unlocked within 0.4 seconds with the fingerprint sensor. Device also supports P2P transfer, HCE-based mobile payment, and NFC. Other specs include the following: octa-core CPU, 4GB RAM, 32GB or 64GB onboard storage, and a 3000mAh battery. Unit runs Android Marshmallow on top of EMUI out of the box. Price tag reads $399.99. The 64GB could be $499 if we are to base it on European pricing. Buy directly from the Honor store if you still have doubts.