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Honor 8 which was launched along with two other smartphones, Honor 8 Smart and Honor Holly 3 earlier last week. The Honor 8 got an awesome response and Honor 8 Sapphire Blue units were out of stock across all online platforms – Flipkart, Amazon and Honor store within 48 hours of its official launch. Not only this, Honor 8 received 250,000 pre orders in Honor store.


The phone has a price tag of Rs 29,999 and it was available from 3pm on October 16, 2016. Flipkart users have rated the phone with 4.9 stars, which is almost 100% satisfaction in all terms. You can imagine the how much customers are delighted after using this smartphone.

Mr. George Zhao, President, Honor said, “We are overwhelmed with the response we have received for our Honor 8 smartphone. Being sold out within 48 hours of its sale showcases that Honor brand connects very well with the youth…”

Specifications of Honor 8

The phone has a 5.2-inch full HD 2.5D curved glass display. The phone runs on Android 6.0 (Marshmallow) with EMUI 4.1. The phone is powered by a 16 nanometer Kirin 950 chip with Mali T880-MP4 GPU. It has a 4GB RAM and 32GB internal storage which can be expanded up to 128GB.

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The main focus of the phone is Camera. Camera wise, it has 12 megapixels dual lens camera. A few camera features are dual-tone LED flash, Laser AF, f/2.2 aperture, 6P lens. The front camera is of 8-megapixels.

The phone is integrated with both Fingerprint sensor, Infrared sensor. Connectivity options available in the phone are 4G, Wi-Fiac (2.4GHz and 5GHz), GPS, NFC, Bluetooth 4.2 and USB Type-C. It has 3000mAh battery.

There is a level 4 fingerprint acquisition algorithm which delivers enhanced security, and smart features. A few of them which you can use via fingerprint reader are:

  • To make payments
  • Take photos
  • Record video
  • Receive phone calls
  • Turn off an alarm
  • Unlock its Smart Key button functions
  • Allow users to take partial or full screenshots with the tap of their knuckle and similar other features through its enhanced knuckle feature.

The next batch of Honor 8 will be available soon and you can buy it from online platforms and company’s strong offline distribution network.

Pictures of Honor 8