The great phablet Honor 8

It is not a secret the great influence mobile devices have on daily life of people, in different matter like work, studies, recreation, social lives, and others, that is why, most of them would not conceive life without these handhelds, paying sometimes big amounts of money to obtain the best. However, a great device with excellent value for money is available, being the Honor 8.

The world of mobile devices is crowded, with countless brands and companies offering their cell phones with different designs, functions, aspects, colors, and built with different materials, from the basic plastic, to the fancy anodized aluminum, and even ceramic. In the same way, prices are very diverse, but finding an excellent device with value for the money may be harder than it looks.

Huawei subsidiary

But before entering fully into this device, talk about its specific brand would be great. So, Honor stands out as subsidiary from Huawei, designing phones that are economic, but great in performance and functionality. In the same way, the final objective of Huawei is to concentrate on high end, and flag ships and innovative phone, leaving middle and low end phones to Honor.

Huawei subsidiary

Of course, this does not mean the quality of Honor products are bad, on the contraire, devices from this brand have helped Huawei to become the third biggest phone manufacturer in the world, only behind Samsung, and Apple, which is not bad, at all. In fact, this company has the goal to be, at least, the second biggest manufacturer, only in the lapse time of five years.

It may sound a little audacious, but at the rhythm this technology enterprise is growing, and with the help of Honor, building great devices with excellent prices, it would not be surprising a lot to see Huawei as one of world leader brand o phones manufacturer, although all brands existing on China, where there are plenty of successful and innovative companies, like Xiaomi or Oppo.

The Honor 8 as main character

The latest release of the Honor brand corresponds to a mobile phone, which belongs to the top series of this subsidiary company. It is the Honor 8, a high end model device by half of the price, in comparison to other high end models from other companies, having everything the average user may need, and more, thanks to all its functions, and power inside this big, and great device.

To begin with, the Honor 8 stands out as a massive phone, with a screen size of 6.6 inches, which could be consider more a tablet device than a mobile phone. In the same order of ideas, the resolution of this screen is 2K or 2160×1440 in diagonal, providing this device of an astonishing display, sharp and colored, perfect for watching a movie, reading, and play 3D games in comfort.

The Honor 8 as main character

Although, this is a very big phone, which some may called huge, but in terms of thickness is unbelievable, being only 7.1 mm thick, thinner than a pen, in fact, almost half of that size. This phone is completely built in metal, giving a very fancy finish, from a high end device only.

Regarding technical specifications, the Honor 8 has an eight core processor called Kirin 955, which is built and designed by Huawei itself, along with the Mali T880 GPU, giving great power to the phone, needed to fill up that 2K screen, the system running, and all the resources different apps are going to request, for them to open smoothly and fast, like heavy software and mobile games.

 

General specifications

 

General specifications

Along with processor and GPU, the Honor 8 has 4 GB of RAM memory, in order to have enough capacity to handle heavy work and multitasking, making the device able to run several apps without crashing, stop them, or get the general function of the device slow, something that is not going to happen with this Honor model.

Regarding storage capacity, the Honor 8 comes in 32, 64, and 128 GB, defining the total cost, also offering the chance to use a SD card, in order to have enough space for multimedia content, and the amazing pictures taken by the 13 MP camera with dual tone flash, for more natural colors, and the 8 MP front-facing camera, in order to shoot the corresponding selfies with great quality.

On other general functions, the Honor 8 has a fast fingerprint sensor for security, Bluetooth 4.2 for sharing files, GPS for positioning, NFC to purchase products with the phone, a reversible USB Type C, and a 4.500 mAH battery with fast charge, so it never runs out of power. Finally, the Honor 8 comes with Android 6.0 Marshmallow, with a secured upgrade to Android 7.0 Nougat, later on.

Comparison with previous model

Behind the Honor 8 it is the Honor 7, a device released last year, with similarities, and a plenty of differences. So, the Honor 7 is thicker by almost 1.2 mm, it has a smaller screen with 5.2 inches, the previous version of processor and GPU, a smaller battery, only 3 GB of RAM, and no NFC. Although, a disadvantage could be Honor 8 does not have IR port and FM, like Honor 7 does.

Comparison with previous model

Other information about Honor 8

This great mobile phone will be introduced in stores on August 9th, with the chance to reserve it before that date, being colors available gold, silver and gray, costing 310 dollars from the basic 32 GB model, to 380 dollars the 128 GB model, having an excellent value for money, in direct comparison to other competitors, and the same line of product, costing a lot more than Honor 8.

In conclusion, the Honor 8 results a great option to buy a more than capable phone, with a high end finish and functionality, for half of the price of other devices from competitors, sometimes, inferior in quality, and performance. So, if there are users with certain taste on mobile phone, requiring performance, style and value for money, this may be the ultimate choice for them.