Huawei Honor 8 64G (2016) review

Android OS v6.0 (Marshmallow)
HiSilicon Kirin 950
4 GB / 64 GB
5.2 inches (1080 x 1920 px)
12 MP, 3968 x 2976 px, autofocus, dual camera

Huawei announced the launch of the Honor 8 64G smartphone in 2016. The manufacturer is offering the Huawei Honor 8 64G phone with 5.2 inches display, HiSilicon Kirin 950 chipset, 4 GB of RAM and 64 GB of internal storage.

The Huawei Honor 8 64G comes with Android OS v6.0 (Marshmallow) out of the box, and a Li-Po 3000 mAh, non-removable battery.

Huawei Honor 8 64G specifications

NameHonor 8 64G
Release date2016


The weight of Huawei Honor 8 64G is about 5.4 oz with battery, which is average compared to most of the smartphones with same size. The dimensions of this Huawei phone are average (5.73 x 2.8 x 0.29 inches).

Weight5.4 oz
Dimensions5.73 x 2.8 x 0.29 inches
Colorsmidnight black, pearl white, sakura pink, sapphire blue, sunrise gold
SIM typeNano SIM


The Huawei Honor 8 64G comes with Android OS v6.0 (Marshmallow) out of the box, but it is upgradable to the next OS. Android is a mobile operating system developed by Google based on a modified version of the Linux kernel and other open-source software.

OS versionAndroid OS v6.0 (Marshmallow)
SoCHiSilicon Kirin 950
CPUOcta-core, Quad-core 2.3 GHz Cortex-A72, Quad-core 1.8 GHz Cortex-A53


The size of Honor 8 64G screen is measured diagonally, from corner to corner. The 5.2 inches LTPS display of Huawei Honor 8 64G with 1080 x 1920 px resolution is multitouch capable.

Display typeLTPS
Screen size5.2 inches
Resolution1080 x 1920 px
Multitouch supportyes


The internal memory of Huawei Honor 8 64G (4 GB) cannot be expanded, but the internal storage (64 GB) can be expanded with a compatible microSD card.

Internal storage64 GB
Memory card slotmicroSD


The camera of the Honor 8 64G is equipped with autofocus. An autofocus (or AF) optical system uses a sensor, a control system and a motor to focus on an automatically or manually selected point or area. Very few Android cameras come without autofocus.

Selfie camera8 MP
Main camera12 MP, 3968 x 2976 px, autofocus, dual camera
FlashDual LED


The Huawei Honor 8 64G supports 2G, 3G and 4G/LTE networks. 4G is the fourth generation of mobile phone technology. This phone has a built-in GPS. GPS is a highly accurate navigation system using signals from satellites to determine a location on the Earth's surface, irrespective of weather conditions. Most phones have a GPS unit on board. The Honor 8 64G comes with NFC (Near Field Communication) functionality. Near Field Communication (NFC) is a short-range wireless connectivity technology that makes life easier and more convenient for consumers around the world by making it simpler to make transactions, exchange digital content, and connect electronic devices with a touch. The Honor 8 64G phone has built-in FM radio. The built-in FM Radio is great for listening to your favorite radio station.

GSM 2G bands850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900
Network coverage2G / 3G / 4G
Wi-FiWi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac
Bluetoothv4.2, A2DP, LE
FM radioyes
Headphone3.5 mm jack


The Li-Po 3000 mAh, non-removable battery gives the smartphone a good battery backup. The lithium polymer (Li-Po) battery is a thin, light-weight, rechargeable battery. No periodic discharge is needed and charging can be done at random. The battery of Honor 8 64G isn't removable without voiding the warranty.

TypeLi-Po 3000 mAh, non-removable


Smartphones today come with a wealth of sensors to facilitate a better user experience. The accelerometer is a sensor that measures the tilting motion and orientation of the phone. The Honor 8 64G phone has a fingerprint scanner. This sensor identifies and authenticates the fingerprints of an individual in order to grant or deny access to a smartphone. This Huawei phones come with proximity sensor. This proximity sensor detects how close the phone is to an outside object, such as your ear. The Honor 8 64G phone comes with a compass sensor. A compass sensor is a device that provides accurate directions in relation to the earth's North and South magnetic poles. The Dual SIM capability of Huawei Honor 8 64G phone is ideal for businesses wishing to provide staff with a mobile device that can offer separate numbers and bills for both personal and business use. This smartphone doesn't support fast charging technology.

Sensorsaccelerometer, compass, fingerprint, gyroscope, hall, proximity
SpecialsDual SIM, EMUI 4.1, Dual camera setup

The specifications above are based on the official data published by the manufacturer, but we also take user reviews into consideration. If you found an error or something lacking in the specifications above for the Huawei Honor 8 64G, then don’t hesitate and signal the problem to us.

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