Huawei’s sub-brand Honor has announced their flagship Honor 8 Pro smartphone today in India. The smartphone was first launched in its home country China by the name Honor V9 along with company’s first VR 360 degree camera. The smartphone will be arriving in India in the first week of July where the exact price and availability of the smartphone will be revealed.
Taking about the specifications, the Honor 8 Pro sports a 5.7-inch display with Quad HD (2560 x 1440 pixels) resolution with a 515 ppi pixel density. It has got a Kirin 960 octa-core processor clocked at 2.4 GHz under the hood. The smartphone comes with 6 GB of RAM and 128 GB of internal storage which can be further expanded up to another 128 GB via microSD card. The device runs on the Android 7.0 Nougat based EMUI 5.0 out of the box.
Camera specifications on the Honor 8 Pro include a Dual camera set-up at rear with both 12 MP sensors which support 4k recording. For selfie freaks, it includes an 8 MP front camera. The Honor 8 Pro has a fingerprint sensor at the back with quick response time. The device holds a massive 4,000 mAh battery which is claimed to give up to two days of usage and comes with smart power mode. The connectivity options include dual-sim support, 4G VoLTE, Wi-Fi, Bluetooth 4.2, GPS, A-GPS, GLONASS, NFC, 3.5 mm audio port, and a USB Type-C port. The smartphone measures 157 x 77.50 x 6.97 mm and weighs 184 grams.
As mentioned earlier, the pricing details of Honor 8 Pro have not been revealed yet but as per a previous report the smartphone will be priced somewhere between Rs. 32,000 to Rs. 36,000. Looking at the leaked price, it seems that Honor 8 Pro will come with a slightly heavy price tag if we were to compare it with the price in Europe. It is also said that in India the smartphone will be exclusively sold via Amazon.