Honor sub-brand of Huawei has launched the Honor 8 Pro in India on Thursday. The Honor 8 Pro is the successor of Honor 8 that company launched last year. The smartphone is priced at Rs. 29,999. The company unveiled the Honor 8 Pro in China last month under the name Honor V9. This smartphone will give tough competition to recently launched OnePlus 5. The full aluminum body with a matte finish looks premium in hand.
The highlight of this smartphone is its 12-megapixel dual rear cameras pair and 6GB of RAM. It will be exclusively available on Amazon.in and sell will start on July 13. On July 10, there will be an exclusive sell for Amazon Prime customers. Honor 8 Pro comes in three color variants — navy blue, platinum gold, and midnight black. Register Now on Amazon.in for sale
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Honor 8 Pro features and specifications
The Honor 8 Pro sports a 5.7-inch QHD LTPS LCD display with a resolution of 1440×2560 pixels, 2.5D curved glass and protected by a Corning Gorilla Glass 3. Under the shell, the device is powered by the Huawei’s Kirin 960 octa-core processor (four Cortex-A53 cores clocked at 1.8GHz and four Cortex-A73 cores clocked at 2.4GHz), which is coupled with 6GB of LPDDR4 RAM and 128GB of internal storage, which can be expanded further up to 128GB using a microSD card. The smartphone comes with a 4,000mAh battery.
The smartphone has a pair of 12-megapixel cameras at the back with f/2.2 aperture, dual-tone LED flash and 4K video recording capabilities. On the front, it has an 8-megapixel camera with f/2.0 aperture for selfies.
The fingerprint scanner is mounted at back. The Honor 8 Pro runs on EMUI 5.1 over the top based on Android 7.0 Nougat. Other Connectivity options on the Honor 8 Pro smartphone include dual-SIM (nano SIM + micro SIM) support, 4G VoLTE connectivity, dual-band Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac, 3.5mm headphone jack, NFC, Bluetooth 4.2 and USB Type-C for charging and data syncing. The smartphone measures 157×77.5×6.97mm and weigh 184 grams. Also Read: Nubia N2 launched in India with 5000mah Battery: Check Price & Specs
Final verdict — the build and design quality of the Honor 8 Pro are just superb. It feels premium in hand and overall looks of the smartphone are just fantastic from all angles. Screen quality is decent, viewing angles are great. Overall rating is 8/10.