Huawei Honor 8

Huawei today launched three new devices under the Honor brand in India, dubbed as the Honor 8, Honor 8 Smart and Holly 3. The devices were launched at an event in New Delhi. Honor has targeted 3 different price segments with today’s launch. Holly 3 covers the budget segment (Under 10K), Honor 8 Smart targets the Mid range (under 20k), and the Honor 8 smartphone stands against the flagships with a price tag under 30K.

The specifications of all three phones are good for the price. You can take a look at the hardware specs below.

Honor 8

The Honor 8 runs on Android 6.0 Marshmallow based Emotion UI 4.1. The device features a 5.2 inch full HD LTPS IPS LCD display with a resolution of 1920 x 1080 pixels. The display comes with a 2.5D curve to offer a immersive viewing experience.

The Huawei Honor 8 is powered by an Octa core 2.3 GHz HiSilicon Kirin 950 processor clubbed with Mali-T880 MP4 GPU. The device comes with 4 GB RAM and 32 GB of internal storage. The storage on the device can be further expanded up to 256 GB via microSD card.

Huawei Honor 8

The Honor 8 features a Dual 12 MP + 12 MP camera setup with f/2.2 aperture, laser autofocus, dual LED flash and 1.25 µm pixel size. The camera can record videos up to 1080p @ 60 FPS. On the front, the device sports an 8 MP secondary camera with f/2.4 aperture and 1.4 µm pixel size. There is a finger print sensor below the primary camera on the back.

The Huawei Honor 8 is powered by a 3,000 mAh battery. Connectivity options on the device include dual SIM support, 4G LTE, Wi-Fi a/b/g/n/ac, Bluetooth 4.2, GPS, NFC and USB Type-C reversible connector.

Honor 8 Smart

The Huawei Honor 8 Smart is the lower priced variant of the Honor 8. It comes with a single rear camera and a slower Kirin 650 processor.

The Honor 8 Smart runs on Android 6.0 based EMUI 4.1. The device features a 5.2 inch full HD LTPS IPS LCD display with a resolution of 1920 x 1080 pixels. The device comes with a pixel density of ~424 PPI.

The Honor 8 Smart is powered by a 2.0 GHz Kirin 650 processor clubbed with 2 GB RAM. The device comes with 16 GB of internal storage which can be further expanded up to 128 GB via microSD card.

Coming to the camera department, the Honor 8 Smart features a 13 MP primary camera. On the front, the device sports an 8 MP secondary camera with f/2.4 aperture and 1.4 µm pixel size.

The Huawei Honor 8 Smart is powered by a 3,000 mAh battery. Connectivity options on the device include dual SIM support, 4G LTE, Wi-Fi a/b/g/n/ac, Bluetooth, GPS, and USB Type-C reversible connector.

Honor Holly 3

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The Huawei Honor Holly 3 runs on Android 6.0 based EMUI 4.1. The device features a 5.5 inch HD IPS LCD display. It comes with a pixel density of ~267 PPI.

The Honor Holly 3 is powered by a Kirin 620 processor clubbed with 2 GB RAM. The device comes with 16 GB of internal storage which can be further expanded up to 128 GB via microSD card.

Coming to the camera department, the Honor Holly 3 features a 13 MP primary camera with f/2.0 aperture. On the front, the device sports an 8 MP secondary camera with f/2.0 aperture.

The Honor Holly 3 is powered by a 3,100 mAh battery. Connectivity options on the device include  4G LTE, Wi-Fi a/b/g/n/ac, Bluetooth 4.0, GPS and microUSB 2.0.

Pricing And Availability

The Huawei Honor 8 is priced at Rs.29,999. The device will be sold by Amazon, Flipkart and Honor Online Store.

The Huawei Honor 8 Smart has been priced at Rs. 19,999 and the Honor Holly 3 has been priced at Rs. 9,999.

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