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The Honor V8 is a high-end smartphone from the Chinese manufacturer Honor, a second brand of Huawei. The mobile phone was officially presented on May 10, 2016 and can score among other things, with a unibody housing made of metal, is driven by the powerful Kirin-950 processor and has a 12 MP strong dual camera. 

From Honor V8 there are three versions, which differ in terms of the display, the memory capacity and NFC. The first model has a 5.7 inches diagonally measured screen and triggers with 1,920 x 1,080 pixels. The internal memory amounts to 32 GB. The second variant has the same hardware, it can but also come up with NFC. The third and best-equipped variant of Honor V8, a 5.7 inches diagonally have measured WQHD display with 2,560 x 1,440 pixels, has an internal memory, which is twice as large with 64 GB and also has NFC. All models, the expandability of the internal memory via microSD slot in common.

Away from these differences, all three models brothers have the same facilities. Inside some of the Kirin 950 werkelt of own production, the eight-core processor is accompanied by 4 GB RAM. The main camera triggers with 12 MP and may also come up with two sensors: A lens picks up the images in color, the other in black and white. According to reports, is the same dual-camera as in Huawei's current flagship P9, but the Leica certification is missing. An f / 2.2 aperture and laser auto-focus complete the package. At the front, an 8-MP-camera is used, which also has an aperture of f / 2.2.


USB Type-C, 3500 mAh battery and 4.1 EMUI

Among the facilities on offer Honor V8 has a fingerprint scanner on the back and a USB Type-C port on the bottom. A 3,500 mAh strong battery supplies your Honor V8 with power, software-installed Android 6.0 Marshmallow with EMUI-4.1 interface. The smart phone has two SIM card slots, whereby a dual SIM functionality is provided.

Honor V8: Technical specifications at a glance

display5.7-inch, full HD (1,920 x 1,080 pixels) or WQHD (2,560 x 1,440 pixels)
processorHiSilicon Kirin 950 octa-core
random access memory4 GB
Internal memory32 or 64 GB (expandable)
main camera12 MP dual camera with f / 2.2 aperture
front camera8 MP with f / 2.4 aperture
connectivityBluetooth 4.2 LE, USB Type-C, NFC, Wi-Fi ac
battery pack3500 mAh
Dimensions & mass157 x 77.6 x 7.75 mm, 170 grams
operating systemAndroid 6.0 Marshmallow with EMUI 4.1
OthersFingerprint scanner with 3D technology, 9V 2A fast-charging technology, 
To dyeCeramic white, rosé gold, ice silver, champagne gold, elegant gray, gold Platinum

Honor V8: Price and Availability

The Honor V8 is not yet available only in China. The model with full HD display and without NFC proposes the equivalent of 310 to beech, the same variant with NFC will cost 337 euros and for the highest equipment with NFC and WQHD display about 377 euros is required. Offering the device in the colors Ceramic White, rosé gold, ice silver, champagne gold, Elegant Gray and Gold-Platinum.

Whether and when the Honor V8 also comes to Europe, is not yet known.

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