Huawei's 5.5-Inch GX8 Smartphone Coming to U.S. for $350

1 - Huawei's 5.5-Inch GX8 Smartphone Coming to U.S. for $350
2 - Huawei's Unlocked GX8 Smartphone
3 - Solid Components
4 - Built for GSM Networks
5 - A Rich Audio Experience
6 - Built-In Fingerprint Security
7 - Featuring a 13-Megapixel Main Camera
8 - Three Color Choices
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Huawei's 5.5-Inch GX8 Smartphone Coming to U.S. for $350

The Huawei GX8 smartphone, which will arrive this quarter, includes a Full HD display, a 13-megapixel main camera and runs on Android.

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Huawei's Unlocked GX8 Smartphone

Using an enclosure made mostly from aircraft-quality aluminum built using ceramic sand-blasting technology, the GX8 is made to be stylish and durable. The 5.5-inch 1,920 by 1,080 Full HD display includes a slight 2.5-degree curved surface and is covered with tough Corning Gorilla Glass 3.

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Solid Components

Running the Android 5.1 Lollipop operating system, the Huawei GX8 smartphone includes a 1.5GHz Qualcomm Snapdragon 615 eight-core processor, 2GB of memory, 16GB of internal storage and a microSD card slot that accepts an additional storage card up to 128GB.

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Built for GSM Networks

The GX8 can be used on GSM networks in the United States, including with AT&T, T-Mobile and MetroPCS. The handset also includes WiFi 802.11b/g/n and Bluetooth 4.0 connectivity and is powered by a 3,000mAH battery. The phone is 3 inches wide, 5.98 inches long, 0.29 inches thick and 5.89 ounces.

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A Rich Audio Experience

Using six bottom-mounted speaker sound holes, the GX8 promises a louder, clearer and richer audio experience for users when listening to music or conversations.

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Built-In Fingerprint Security

The fingerprint sensor in the GX8 reads a user's fingerprint and unlocks the device for use in just 0.5 seconds, according to Huawei. It also can be used to answer calls or control the device's built-in alarms by keeping a finger against the sensor for a longer duration.

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Featuring a 13-Megapixel Main Camera

The Huawei GX8 includes a 13-megapixel main rear-facing camera with optical image stabilization and a 28mm wide‐angle sapphire lens for capturing sharp images in challenging conditions. The camera is designed to take quality images in ultra‐low-light conditions using advanced flash features, the company said. In addition, the GX8 has a 5MP front-facing camera for selfies.

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Three Color Choices

The $349.99 Huawei GX8 smartphone will be available in Mystique Champagne, Space Grey or Horizon Gold through BestBuy.com, select Best Buy stores, GetHuawei.com and Amazon.com in the first quarter of 2016.

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