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Huawei Honor 8

When you are talking about innovation, the Huawei Honor 8 is designed specifically to push its boundaries so that you can experience a forward-thinking performance. Read more about Huawei Honor 8 Philippines below to find out.

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Huawei Honor 8 Philippines – Pushing Innovation Forward

As one of the most leading brands in the world of smartphones, Huawei designs numerous smartphones that cater to different people. When it comes to peak performance, the Huawei Honor 8 has been designed deliberately to push the boundaries of innovation further with its own host of exciting features.

Redefine Your Style

Merging the combination of elegant design and expert craftsmanship in a single body, the Huawei Honor 8 proves to be an exceptional smartphone that you will love to own. With its 2.5D glass on both front and back, it transforms this already elegant Huawei smartphone to be more exquisite. In other words, it is a perfect blend of elegance and ergonomics at the same time. This stylish Huawei smartphone is going to be the talk of the town when everyone witness its beauty. Not only that, you will love that smooth and seamless feeling when touching its well-polished surface.

Seamless Swipe & Tap

Incorporating the finest fingerprint technology, you will get the quickest yet most secured way in unlocking your Huawei smartphone. In fact, you can unlock it in just 0.4 seconds. Besides, it can even learn to recognize your fingerprint over time with its auto-learning capability. Furthermore, it also supports NFC tag read/write, P2P transfer and HCE-based mobile payment. These capabilities make the Huawei Honor 8 to be incredibly versatile.

Energizing Your Experience with Huawei Honor 8 Philippines

Outfitted with the powerful octa core processor, it makes sure that your Huawei smartphone to be running its full efficiency. This means that you will not be suffering any lag that can ruin your smartphone experience. When it comes to multitasking and smooth performance, its 4G RAM provides the backbone for such fluid performance that will blow your mind away. Moreover, it energizes your experience as it possesses this amazing rapid, smart file-processing system that allow for more seamless user experience. At the same time, it incorporates this highly advanced architecture that enhances your response time, processing time and even battery life as well.

Snapping Amazing Pictures

Featuring the highly innovative bionic 12MP dual lenses, the Huawei Honor 8 rethinks the way you take your pictures. In this dual lenses configuration, one monochrome lens targets specifically in making your images to be sharper while the other enables for rich colors. Not just that, the built-in dual image sensor processor gives you the ability to take pictures with better focus, faster speed and quicker processing time. As a result, you can snap amazing pictures consistently in no time. As if it is not enough, you can even utilize its wide aperture mode so that you can blur its background from F0.95 to F16. In conclusion, the Huawei Honor 8 energizes your user experience to a point which you can enjoy everything in no time.

Expert Reviews

Reviewed on 2016-09-14
Fantastic build quality, dual primary camera, sound batteryFingerprint prone, no optical image stabilisation on camera
If looks were the only parameter for recommending the Honor 8, I would whole-heartedly do so. The phone is stunning. Seemingly made entirely out of glass, even the metal sides are coated in 2.5D glass! The back and front are a lustrous glass body which to...
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Reviewed on 2016-09-14
Chinese technology giant Huawei just introduced its Honor 8 smartphone to the US market. This US$400 phone boasts a 12 MP dual-lens rear camera, 8 MP front camera, glass body, expandable storage, 4 GB of RAM and other specs that echo the best of this year...
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Reviewed on 2016-09-08
Branding aside, the Honor 8 is a purebred Huawei sharing much of the P9 DNA. It was created to fill the blanks left by the P9 by attending to markets and price tiers beyond the reach of the Leica co-branded flagship.Honor 8 has its own take on design, but...
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Reviewed on 2016-09-05
Battery life "Epic" is how I would describe it, all things considered. The Honor 8 sips power and easily managed almost twice the battery life I got on Alcatel's similarlypriced Idol 4S. Granted, both the Axon 7 and OnePlus 3 have also received high marks...EMUI I know EMUI has its fans, but I cannot stand this interface. It is an affront to Android, both aesthetically and functionally. Did you know every time you install a new app in EMUI, the system won't let it run when the display is off (i.e, sync in th...
Huawei's budget sub-brand Honor is the subject of increasing chatter in phone geek circles of late. In January, the Honor 5X introduced the “company” (insofar as they operate as a separate business unit) to a western audience with a very affordable, metal...
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Reviewed on 2016-08-30
Impressive specs for the pric, Dual-lens rear camera takes vivid shot, Eye-catching desig, Time-saving Smart KeyCamera struggles a bit in low ligh, EMUI software is not for everyon, Battery life is not as long as that of competitors
The notion that you don't have to set aside a giant pile of cash just to get a souped-up smartphone seems to be catching on; several devices on the market now can challenge the specs of the Galaxys and iPhones of the world without approaching those phones...
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Reviewed on 2016-08-30
Earlier this year, Honor released the Honor 5X , which we proclaimed to be one of the best sub-$200 smartphones available in the United States. Huawei is now looking to further build up their Honor brand with the Honor 8, Honor's take on the “affordable f...
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Reviewed on 2016-08-29
Fantastic screen, Long battery life, Great specs for $399, Awesome fingerprint sensorEMUI still has room to improve, Entirely average speaker, Proprietary fast charging, Camera hit or miss in low light
Same old software frustrations, wrapped up in a fantastic package for $399.After seeing considerable growth and brand awareness in Europe, Honor is properly launching itself in the U.S. Sure it released its budget-minded Honor 5X earlier this year ... but...
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Reviewed on 2016-08-29
THE INQUIRER was at the European launch of the Honor 8 in Paris and got a chance to get our paws on the device. Design It's a not very well kept secret that Honor phones are tweaked versions of their Huawei parent brand's devices. The difference between...
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Reviewed on 2016-08-29
Outstanding metalandglass design, Impressive dualsensor camera, Useful IR sensor, Good price pointCumbersome software, Disappointing display
It may seem odd that, mere months after the debut of Huawei's top-of-the-line P9 handset, the Chinese smartphone maker has essentially repurposed its flagship phone's hardware for a handset that costs half the price. But that's just what Huawei has done...
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Reviewed on 2016-08-28
The Build quality, and oh that Sapphire Blue is perfect, Fingerprint Scanner is super fast, The camera is one of the best out there right now, Battery Life is absolutely superb. The perfect phone for those playing Pokemon GO, Speaking of Pokemon GO, the d...EMUI could still use a bit of work, luckily a thirdparty launcher will get rid of most of the issues.
Honor is back. After announcing the Honor 5X earlier this year at CES and it becoming a smashing success and a best seller on Amazon (even now, almost 8 months later, it's still a best seller), Honor is looking to up their game. In comes the Honor 8. This...
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Reviewed on 2016-08-27
Low price, Premium design, Good cameraNo app drawer, Fingerprint magnet, Only 1080p
The Honor 8 is the latest flagship from Huawei's Honor sub-brand. It's a brand that typically slots in below Huawei's main phones, so in many ways the Honor 8 can be seen as a cheaper alternative to the already reasonably priced Huawei P9, but despite a f...
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Reviewed on 2016-08-26
Dual cameras capture some nicelooking pics, Incredibly fast, accurate fingerprint scanner, Attractive hardware design, especially at this price, Battery life that should get you through the dayPerformance just can't quite compete with flagships, EMUI may be a bit too iOSy for serious Android fans, Brand still largely unknown to US shoppers, Price point presents some stiff competition
To say that Huawei is a big deal in the smartphone market is nothing short of an understatement, but despite the company's unquestionable international success, to say nothing of its recent market growth, it's been slow to use that momentum to create a s...
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Reviewed on 2016-08-26
Hands-on with Honor's new flagship phone, the Honor 8 While the Honor 8 has long been available in the Chinese and, more recently, US markets, it's only recently become available to European customers hungry for yet more options. Honor is Huawei's "e-bran...
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Reviewed on 2016-08-26
Huawei recently unveiled their Honor 8 handset for the US market, with a campaign aiming the phone at the “young and young at heart” I admit to rolling my eyes a bit at some of the marketing speak and feeling insanely old that their “brand ambassador” is...
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Reviewed on 2016-08-25
Honor's new flagship phone made a pretty big splash when it hit the US a few weeks ago - and why wouldn't it?It's still every bit the wallet-friendly wonder, and might even have an edge over its bigger brother, the P9, when it comes to design.Just going b...
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Reviewed on 2016-08-25
The Honor 8 has a beautiful design and an impressive build quality. Launched in Paris on 24 August at £369.99, it's a £40 more expensve than the OnePlus 3, and £120 more than its predecessor, the Honor 7. However, its features justify the extra cost. Read...
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Reviewed on 2016-08-25
Never heard of Honor? No, not the outdated concept they're forever banging on about in Game of Thrones, the Chinese smartphone maker that's coming after the likes of Apple and Samsung. No? Well it's time to take note. The new Honor 8 just dropped and it's...
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Reviewed on 2016-08-24
Like most smartphone manufacturers, Honor updates its flagship phone once a year, and that time is now. Its latest top-end offering is the Honor 8, and it's the firm's most attractive, desirable handset to date. Moving on from the curved brushed-metal re...
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Reviewed on 2016-08-24
Honor's new flagship phone made a pretty big splash when it hit the US a few weeks ago - and why wouldn't it?A quality design, zippy hardware and two clever rear cameras make it a bit of a budget bargain. At least it does in America, where you can't buy t...
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Reviewed on 2016-08-24
If you've seen Honor handsets before, such as the Honor 5X, then things will be familiar here with the Honor 8, including the multi-layer glass back panel, chamfered display edges, and metal frame. However, while it's fair to say that its predecessors bor...
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Processor frequency

2.3 GHz

Processor family


Processor model

Kirin 950

Processor architecture

ARM Cortex-A72

Processor cores


64-bit computing
Coprocessor frequency

1.8 GHz

Coprocessor architecture

ARM Cortex-A53

Coprocessor cores



Display diagonal

13.2 cm (5.2")

Display resolution

1920 x 1080 pixels

Orientation sensor
Screen shape


Display number of colours

16.78 million colours

Contrast ratio (typical)


Aspect ratio


Touch technology


Pixel density

423 ppi

Ports & interfaces

USB port
USB connector type

USB Type-C

Headphone connectivity

3.5 mm

Weight & dimensions


153 g


7.1 cm


7.45 mm


14.6 cm


SIM card capability

Dual SIM

2G standards


3G standards


4G standards


Wi-Fi standards

IEEE 802.11a, IEEE 802.11ac, IEEE 802.11b, IEEE 802.11g, IEEE 802.11n

Bluetooth version


Near Field Communication (NFC)


Internal storage capacity

32 GB

Internal RAM

4096 MB

Compatible memory cards

MicroSD (TransFlash)

Maximum memory card size

128 GB


Assisted GPS (A-GPS)
Electronic compass
Wi-Fi positioning


Operating system installed


Operating system version



Main camera resolution (numeric)

8 MP

Auto focus
Built-in flash
Second camera
Face detection
Video recording
Maximum frame rate

30 fps

Resolution at capture speed


Flash type


Video capture resolution (max)

1920 x 1080 pixels

Night mode
Sensor type


Second camera resolution

8 MP


Battery technology

Lithium Polymer (LiPo)

Battery capacity

3000 mAh

Talk time (2G)

28 h

Standby time (2G)

360 h

Talk time (3G)

15 h

Talk time (4G)

11 h

Continuous audio playback time

24 h

Continuous video playback time

9 h


Form factor


Colour of product


Brand colour

Sapphire Blue

Fingerprint reader


Video call


Subscription type

No subscription