Huawei has announced a new smartphone under it’s Honor brand – Honor 8 Pro. The Honor 8 Pro is a rebranded Honor V9 in China which was announced earlier this year. The honor 8 pro features a 5.7-inch display Quad HD display and is powered by a Octa-Core Kirin 960 processor coupled with 6GB of RAM. It comes with 64GB of internal storage with microSD card support up to 128GB. It has a fingerprint scanner at the back of the phone.

The Honor 8 Pro has the same camera setup that’s found on the Honor 8: 12 MP+ 12 MP dual back camera and a 8 MP single front facing camera. Honor 8 Pro has a new feature co-developed with GoPro to allow better image sharing experience.The photo Gallery will automatically order pictures and generate photo albums based on people, places, events. The handsets also comes with pre-stalled GoPro Quik app with advanced editing features.

The Honor 8 Pro come with Hybrid Dual-SIM functionality (nano SIM + nano SIM / microSD). It runs on Android 7.0 Nougat OS with Emotion UI 5.1 on top. The phone packs a 4000mAH battery inside with the fast charging technology. Also the Honor 8 Pro comes with Honor VR cardboard glasses in the box.

Honor 8 Pro specifications

  • Display: 5.7-inch (2560 x 1440 pixels) Quad HD LTPS 2.5D curved glass display
  • Processor: Octa-Core (4 x CortexA53 (1.8GHz) + 4 x ARTEMIS (2.4GHz)) Kirin 960 processor with Mali G71 Octa-core GPU
  • Memory: 6GB RAM, 64GB internal storage, expandable memory up to 128GB with microSD card
  • Operating System: Android 7.0 Nougat with EMUI 5.1
  • SIM: Hybird Dual SIM (nano SIM + nano SIM / microSD)
  • Rear Camera: 12MP (Monochrome) + 12MP (RGB) Dual cameras, dual-tone LED flash, f/2.2 aperture, 4k video recording
  • Front Camera: 8MP camera, f/2.0 aperture
  • Sensors: Fingerprint sensor, Infrared sensor
  • Dimensions: 157 x 77.50 x 6.97mm
  • Weight: 184g
  • Connectivity: 4G LTE, WiFi 802.11ac (2.4GHz/5GHz), Bluetooth 4.2 LE, GPS, NFC, USB Type-C
  • Battery: 4000mAh battery with fast charging
  • Colors: Navy Blue, Midnight Black and Platinum Gold\
Price and Availability

The Honor 8 Pro is priced at £475 (approx. US$ 590  / Rs. 38,500) in the UK and €549  (approx. US$ 590 / Rs. 38,000) in mainland Europe. It will be available in starting with UK, France, Germany, Italy, Spain, and Switzerland. The pre-orders is available now through The phone will go on sale from Amazon from April 20th. Honor 8 Pro is also expected to launch in India soon.


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