Monday, August 1, 2016

Huawei Honor Note 8 Specifications, Review, Price And Images - 6.6-inches Phablet

After much wait for this device, it was finally launched today and the specs is just wow. This Phablet is automatically the successor to the former Huawei Honor 8 smartphone. The Note 8 is high-end phablet from Huawei with amazing features.

Display
The device comes with a much bigger "6.6 inches display size" at a resolution of 1440 x 2560 and cool pixel density at 443ppi which offers a much sharper display at any angle

Processor & Storage
According to a reliable source , Huawei Honor Note 8 uses an octa-core CPU in a 4xCortex-A72 + 4xCortex-A53 configuration and a Mali-T880 MP4 GPU. It features a 4GB RAM and storage options are 32/64/128GB with 23/52/110GB left to the user, respectively.

Camera
Honor Note 8 packs a 13MP camera lens at the back with optical image stabilization and video recording at 1080p while it has 8MP front facing camera for selfies

SIM Slot
The device features a hybrid dual-SIM slot that can accommodate a few nanoSIM cards, or one nanoSIM and a microSD card - not our favorite solution. Unfortunately, only one of the SIM cards can use 4G/3G network as the second one is limited to only 2G network.

Battery and Platform
Huawei Honor Note 8 cones with a powerful "4,500mAh battery" inside and runs Android 6.0.1 Marshmallow straight from the box.

Price and Pre-ordering
Currently in China, the Honor Note 8 can be pre-ordered starting today, but the proper sales will start on August 9 and is "priced at $375". According to gsm arena, prices start at:

CNY 2,299 ($345) for the 32GB variant,

CNY 2,499 ($375), and the 128GB


Huawei Honor Note 8 Specs And Price

Technology & Network
Technology GSM / CDMA / HSPA / EVDO / LTE
2G bands GSM 850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900 - SIM 1 & SIM 2
CDMA 800
3G bands HSDPA 850 / 900 / 1900 / 2100
CDMA2000 1xEV-DO / TD-SCDMA
4G bands LTE band 1(2100), 3(1800), 7(2600), 38(2600), 39(1900), 40(2300), 41(2500)
Speed HSPA 42.2/5.76 Mbps, LTE Cat4 150/50 Mbps or LTE Cat6 300/50 Mbps
GPRS Yes
EDGE Yes
SIM Dual SIM (Nano-SIM, dual stand-by)

Design
Dimensions 178.8 x 90.9 x 7.2 mm (7.04 x 3.58 x 0.28 in)
Weight 219 g (7.72 oz)

Display
Type Super AMOLED capacitive touchscreen, 16M colors
Size 6.6 inches (~74.6% screen-to-body ratio)
Resolution 1440 x 2560 pixels (~443 ppi pixel density)
Multitouch Yes
- EMUI 4.1

Platform
OS Android OS, v6.0.1 (Marshmallow)

Hardware
Chipset HiSilicon Kirin 955
CPU Quad-core 2.5 GHz Cortex-A72 & quad-core 1.8 GHz Cortex-A53
GPU Mali-T880 MP4
MEMORY
Card slot microSD, up to 256 GB (uses SIM 2 slot)
Internal 32/64/128 GB, 4 GB RAM

CAMERA
Primary 13 MP, f/2.0, autofocus, OIS, dual-LED (dual tone) flash
Features Geo-tagging, touch focus, face detection, HDR, panorama
Video 2160p@30fps
Secondary 5 MP, f/2.0, 1080p

Multimedia
Alert types Vibration; MP3, WAV ringtones
Loudspeaker Yes
3.5mm jack Yes
- DTS sound
- Active noise cancellation with dedicated mic
Radio FM radio

Connectivity
WLAN Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac, dual-band, WiFi Direct, hotspot
Bluetooth v4.2, A2DP, EDR, LE
GPS Yes, with A-GPS, GLONASS/ BDS (market dependant)
USB Type-C 1.0 reversible connector, USB On-The-Go

Miscellaneous
Sensors Fingerprint, accelerometer, gyro, proximity, compass
Messaging SMS(threaded view), MMS, Email, Push Mail, IM
Browser HTML5
Java No
- MP3/WAV/eAAC+/Flac player
- MP4/H.265/XviD player
- Photo/video editor
- Document viewer
BATTERY
Non-removable Li-Po 4500 mAh battery
Colors White, Gold, Gray

LAUNCH
Announced 2016, August

Price
$420

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