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Huawei Honor 8 Pro (2017) review

Android OS v7.0 (Nougat)
HiSilicon Kirin 960
Mali-G71 MP8
6 GB / 64 GB
5.7 inch (1440 x 2560 px)
12 MP, 4032 x 3024 px, autofocus, optical image stabilization

Huawei announced the launch of the Honor 8 Pro smartphone in 2017. The manufacturer is offering the Huawei Honor 8 Pro phone with 5.7 inch display, HiSilicon Kirin 960 chipset, 6 GB of RAM and 64 GB of internal storage.

The Huawei Honor 8 Pro smartphone runs on the Android OS v7.0 (Nougat) operating system. This phone uses a high resolution 1440 x 2560 px, 5.7 inch IPS display. This screen can produce vibrant and accurate colors, providing an enjoyable viewing experience for multimedia content, gaming, and general usage. This phone has only one rear-camera (12 MP, 4032 x 3024 px, autofocus, optical image stabilization) on its back for photos and videos. Some smartphones with multi-camera setups offer specialized features like macro photography, low-light capabilities, or advanced image stabilization. The selfie camera of Honor 8 Pro allows you to capture self-portraits or group photos without needing someone else to take the picture for you.

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Huawei Honor 8 Pro specifications

BrandHuawei
NameHonor 8 Pro
ModelDUK-L09
Release date2017

Body

Weight6.49 oz
Dimensions6.18 x 3.05 x 0.27 inch
Colorsblack, blue, champagne
SIM typeNano SIM

The weight of the Huawei Honor 8 Pro is 6.49 oz. It is still considered to be relatively lightweight and portable. The dimensions of this Huawei smartphone are average (6.18 x 3.05 x 0.27 inch). For some people, larger smartphones are more comfortable to hold and easier to use, as they provide a larger display for watching videos, browsing the web, and using apps. A Nano SIM is a chipcard that is used in smartphones as a subscriber identity module (SIM). Nano SIM is the smallest SIM card size available and is currently the most widely used SIM card size in newer devices.

System

OS versionAndroid OS v7.0 (Nougat)
SoCHiSilicon Kirin 960
CPUOcta-core, Quad-core 2.36 GHz Cortex-A73, Quad-core 1.84 GHz Cortex-A53
GPUMali-G71 MP8

The Huawei Honor 8 Pro comes with Android OS v7.0 (Nougat) out of the box, but it is upgradable to the next OS. Android is an open-source operating system, which means that the source code is freely available to the public and can be modified and distributed by anyone. The Huawei Honor 8 Pro has HiSilicon Kirin 960 chipset. The octa-core CPU is fast enough. This makes it ideal for running resource-intensive applications such as video editing, 3D rendering, and gaming.

The Huawei Honor 8 Pro comes with Mali-G71 MP8 Graphics Processing Unit. The GPU is optimized for parallel processing and complex mathematical operations required for rendering and manipulating graphics. ARM Mali GPUs are considered to be a good option for mobile devices, providing a good balance of performance and power efficiency, and are widely used in many popular smartphones and tablets.

Display

Display typeIPS
Screen size5.7 inch
Resolution1440 x 2560 px
Multitouch supportyes

This smartphone comes with an IPS display. IPS is known for its ability to provide wide viewing angles and accurate color reproduction. IPS panels have become more energy-efficient over time, allowing for longer battery life in portable devices. The 5.7 inch display make this smartphone pocket-friendly. The display size represents the diagonal distance from one corner of the screen to the opposite corner. Text will be easier to read, and videos will be more immersive on a larger display. This smartphone is multitouch capable. Multitouch is a feature in smartphones that allows for the detection and tracking of multiple touch points on the screen simultaneously. It enables users to interact with the device using more than one finger or touch input at the same time.

Memory

RAM6 GB
Internal storage64 GB
Memory card slotmicroSD

The Huawei Honor 8 Pro comes with 6 GB of RAM, which is considered to be sufficient for most users' needs. Having more RAM alone does not necessarily guarantee better performance, and other factors such as the processor and storage speed can also impact overall performance. 64 GB of internal storage is generally considered to be a good amount of storage for a smartphone, and should be sufficient for most users' needs. The Honor 8 Pro has 64 GB of internal storage. The internal storage of the Honor 8 Pro (64 GB) can be expanded with a compatible microSD card. A microSD card is a type of small, removable flash memory card used to store digital information.

Camera

Main camera12 MP, 4032 x 3024 px, autofocus, optical image stabilization
FlashDual LED
Selfie camera8 MP

This smartphone has only one camera on its back. If you have budget limitations or prioritize other features over a multi-camera system, this single camera setup can be a suitable choice. The autofocus is an important feature in this smartphone. Autofocus helps the camera to focus on a subject automatically, which ensures that the resulting photo or video is clear and sharp. The Honor 8 Pro offers optical image stabilization (OIS) for their rear camera systems. OIS helps reduce camera shake and blur by physically stabilizing the camera lens or sensor, resulting in sharper and clearer images and videos.

Connectivity

GSM 2G bands850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900
Network coverage2G / 3G / 4G
Wi-FiWi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac
Bluetoothv4.2, A2DP
GPSA-GPS, GLONASS
NFCno
FM radiono
USBUSB Type-C
Headphone3.5 mm jack

The Huawei Honor 8 Pro supports 4G/LTE networks. 4G stands for fourth-generation mobile networks, which are wireless networks that provide faster data transfer speeds and greater network capacity than previous 3G networks. To connect to a Wi-Fi network on the Huawei Honor 8 Pro, you simply need to go to the Wi-Fi settings on the device, select the network you want to connect to, and enter the password.

With Bluetooth connectivity, you can connect your Honor 8 Pro smartphone to a wide range of Bluetooth-enabled devices, such as headphones, speakers, smartwatches, fitness trackers, and more. This phone has a built-in GPS receiver. GPS (Global Positioning System) is a satellite-based navigation system that allows you to determine your location and get directions to your desired destination. The Honor 8 Pro isn't NFC (Near Field Communication) capable. NFC is not essential for basic phone functionality, but it can be useful for a variety of tasks and features.

The Honor 8 Pro phone doesn't have built-in FM radio receiver. The Honor 8 Pro has an USB Type-C port. USB Type-C is capable of supporting a range of different data transfer speeds and charging capabilities, depending on the specific implementation used by a particular device. The Honor 8 Pro smartphone has a 3.5 mm headphone jack. A 3.5 mm headphone jack is a small round port, that allows you to connect wired headphones or earphones to the device.

Battery

TypeLi-Po 4000 mAh, non-removable

The Li-Po 4000 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 Honor 8 Pro does not have a removable battery. The battery is integrated into the phone's design and is not intended to be removed or replaced by the user.

Features

Sensorsaccelerometer, barometer, compass, fingerprint, gyroscope, hall, light, proximity
SpecialsDual SIM, Fast charging

Smartphones today come with a wealth of sensors to facilitate a better user experience. The accelerometer provides information about the smartphone's movement in three axes: X (horizontal), Y (vertical), and Z (depth). The fingerprint reader is a biometric security feature found in Honor 8 Pro smartphones. When an object, such as your hand or face, comes close to the sensor of Honor 8 Pro, it triggers a response that can be used for specific functions or features.

The Honor 8 Pro 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 light sensor is a type of sensor in a smartphone that enables it to measure the intensity of light around the device. The Dual SIM capability of Huawei Honor 8 Pro 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 supports fast charging. Fast charging is an important feature for smartphones. It allows you to quickly and easily recharge your phone's battery when you are on the go.

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 Pro, then don’t hesitate and signal the problem to us.

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