Honor 8 Smartphone Features Dual Cameras, Octa-Core CPU

By Todd R. Weiss  |  Posted 2016-08-19

The Honor 8 smartphone, the first flagship device that the Chinese smartphone maker is aiming at the U.S. market, is now available for preorder through Sept. 3. The handset, which boasts a wide range of features and high style that's targeted to millennial buyers, hails from Huawei's budget nameplate and is an unlocked phone that's encased in glass, front and rear, and surrounded by an alloy frame. Priced at $399.99 for a 32GB model or $449.99 for a 64GB version, the phone includes a 5.2 inch Full-HD touch-screen display, the company's own octa-core Kirin 950 processor, 4GB of LPDDR 4 memory and a microSD slot for expandable storage cards up to 128GB. Bolstering the phone's features are dual 12-megapixel rear-facing cameras and an 8-megapixel front-facing camera, which both feature a wide range of automatic and manual photographic capabilities, as well as an assortment of creativity tools. It runs on Android 6.0 Marshmallow and is being sold directly to consumers through the internet. Peruse this eWEEK slide show for more information about the Honor 8 smartphone.


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