Huawei’s Honor has launched its first smartphone in new V series, called V8. Incidentally it is the second smartphone of the company to have dual rear camera after Honor 6 Plus that was launched in India earlier this month. Note that Huawei, the parent company of Honor, also recently launched two smartphones -P9 and P9 Plus – with dual rear camera set up.
The new Honor V8 has two 12 megapixel rear cameras both of which come with f/2.2 aperture. There are two LED flash lights in the back panel as well. For selfies, the phone offers an 8 megapixel front camera.
The Honor V8 comes in 5.7 inch FHD display and QHD display variants. It has 2.5GHz Kirin 950 octa-core processor, Mali-T880 GPU, 4GB LPDDR4 RAM and 32GB/64GB internal storage.
The V8 also offers a fingerprint sensor and comes fitted with a 3500 mAh non-removable battery. This dual SIM smartphone has 4G connectivity and promises superior voice calling with VoLTE technology. Besides, it offers WiFi, Bluetooth 4.2 LE, NFC, GPS/A-GPS, and a USB Type-C port.
The Honor V8, which comes in Glacier Silver, Rose Gold, Champagne Gold, and Platinum colours, is reportedly priced at CNY 2,299 (about Rs 23,500) for the 4GB RAM + 32GB ROM model, CNY 2,499 (approximately Rs 25,500) for 4GB RAM + 32GB ROM variant and CNY 2,799 (roughly Rs 28,600) for the 4GB RAM + 64GB inbuilt storage variant with QHD display.
Honor V8, as per reports, will be available from May 17 in China and registration for the same will start today.