Honor V8 officially presented: Inexpensive alternative to Huawei P9?

The cat is finally out of the bag now finally revealed the curtain After the Honor V8 has been spotted several times in the rumor mill, has the subsidiary of Huawei, revealing the new Honor V8.

The curious thing about the device: The Honor V8 makes the flagship Huawei P9 direct competition and could be a big seller.

High-quality aluminum housing


As expected, put the components of Honor V8 in an aluminum unibody enclosure. Thus, the Huawei subsidiary provides a high-quality feel. For the right color is also taken care of, because there is the smartphone simultaneously in six different colors: ceramic white, rosé gold, ice silver, champagne gold, Elegant Grey and Gold-Platinum called the group the different shades.

Despite the high-quality housing and the outstanding processing, Honor wants to sell the smartphone to the young consumers. You will be offered with V8 Honor a platform with which they can immerse themselves in the virtual reality.

We have already arrived at the display. Here the Huawei-daughter goes into the full and installed a WQHD display with a resolution of 2,560 x 1,440 pixels and a screen size of 5.7 inches. But there is also a standard version with a Full HD screen.

Supposedly the smartphone also have a special technology, which protects the eyes. The combination of size and eye protection technology makes the display ideal for watching movies and videos. In addition, there also stereo speakers for an exceptional sound experience.

Full equipment inside


Under the hood, a Kirin 950 octa-core processor works with 4GB of memory. The internal memory of 32 or 64 GB can be expanded via microSD slot. For the power supply, a large 3500 mAh battery is responsible, which also supports the 9V 2A fast charge technology.

Camera Technically, there is an 8 MP lens on the front, and two 12-MP-lenses on the back. One is responsible for the detection of black and white tones while the other is responsible for the collection of color information. It is rumored that this is the same lenses as the – a certification of optics and camera specialists Leica but there is not.

Speaking of back: Honor typically located there and the fingerprint scanner, which is equipped with a kind of 3D technology. Thus, the footprints are compared more quickly and thus the device can be unlocked even faster. In addition, the probability of false detection is reduced.

Rounding out the specifications of Honor V8 with an LTE module, USB Type C, dual SIM slot, WLAN, an infrared interface, NFC and Android 6.0 marshmallow  with  EMUI 4.1.

Huawei Honor V8: Price & variants

The Honor V8 is offered in three different versions for sale. Once there is a model without NFC for converted 310 euros, one with NFC for 337 euros and one with WQHD display and NFC for 377 euros. Prices will be higher with certainty if the Honor V8 also comes to Europe. Nevertheless, the smartphone is in some respects better equipped than the flagship of the parent group Huawei P9 and could thus, in fact, be a big seller. Interested parties may order the unit Oppomart way.

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