Huawei Honor 8 coming to the Middle East in September

Huawei Honor 8

Huawei has been paving the way for excellent budget phones with its Honor series and its latest iteration has now arrived in the form of the Honor 8. Huawei is launching the Honor 8 in the Middle East on September 1 and the device can be pre-ordered on HonorArabia.com from August 24.

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It’s already launched in China and is also making waves in the US through early reviews, something budget-focused smartphones manufacturers don’t usually bother exploring. Thanks to the great industrial design Huawei incorporates along with specs that work great for your average smartphone user, the Honor 8 is bound to be at the top of many wish lists worldwide.

Among its top features, the Honor 8 boasts a 0.4-second unlock speed 3D fingerprint scanner and Huawei has stuck to the dual camera technology first introduced in the P9 with a 12MP camera at the back.

Honor 8 specs

Display 5.2-inch IPS LCD
1,920×1,080
Processor HiSilicon Kirin 950 octa-core
4xA72 @ 2.3Ghz + 4xA53 @ 1.8Ghz
Mali-T880MP4 GPU
Storage 32/64GB
RAM 4GB LPDDR4
OS Android 6.0 with EMUI 4.1
Rear cameras Dual 12MP (monochrome + color), f/2.2
1.25-micron pixel equivalent
Front camera 8MP, f/2.4
Connection USB Type-C
SIM/MicroSD Dual SIM in Asia
Single SIM with microSD (256GB) in Europe/the US
Battery 3,000mAh
9V/2A fast charging
Security Fingerprint scanner
Other Infrared, bottom mono speaker, VoLTE (T-Mobile only)
Waterproofing No
LTE Bands LTE FDD: B1/B2/B3/B4/B5/B7/B8/B12/B17/B20
Dimensions 145.5x71x7.5mm
Weight 153g
Colors Pearl White, Sapphire Blue, Midnight Black