Chinese smartphone maker Huawei has launched new phablet dubbed as Mate 8 in China.
The new Huawei Mate 8 is true premium phone made of high quality airplane grade Aluminium frame and 2.5D curved diamond cut glass.
Under the hood, it comes packed with company's proprietary Kirin Octa-core CPU with an intuitive i5-coprocessor that supports speech recognition, low-power consumption MP3, all the functions of a sensor hub, fused location provider (FLP) navigation, and reduces location-based power consumption.
It is backed by 3GB/4GB RAM, Android 6.0 Marshmallow (with EMUI v4.0), 32GB/64GB/128GB inbuilt memory and a massive 4000 mAh battery, which can easily last more than a day.
Huawei Mate 8 also boasts of level-3 finger-print sensor with advanced security feature, a 16MP Sony camera with dual-tone LED flash on the rear-side and 8MP snapper on the front.
Huawei Mate 8 release and price details:
The new Huawei Mate 8 will be initially made available in China in three storage variants -- 32GB, 64GB and 128GB - for ¥2999 (around $469/€442/Rs. 31,365), ¥3699 (around $578/€545/Rs. 38,588) and ¥4399 (around $688/€ 648/Rs. 45,890) respectively [HERE].
The company also added that Huawei Mate S will be showcased at the upcoming CES (Consumer Electronics Show) 2015, Las Vegas, and plans to announce the device's international availability and price details. Stay tuned for more updates.
Key specifications of Huawei Mate 8:
|Model||Huawei Mate 8|
|Display||6.0-inch full HD (1920x1080p) IPS-NEO LCD screen|
|OS||Android v6.0 Marshmallow with EMUI v4.0|
|Processor||16 nm FinFET based 64-bit class Kirin 950 series (2.3GHz Cortex-A72 quad-core + 1.8GHz Cortex-A53 quad-core)Octa-core CPU + i5 Intelligent Processor (It supports speech recognition, low-power consumption MP3, all the functions of a sensor hub, fused location provider (FLP) navigation, and reduces location-based power consumption)|
|Storage||32GB (with 3GB RAM)/ 64 or 128GB (with 4GB)|
|Add-ons||Dual-SIM slots (optional model), finger-print sensor, Bluetooth v4.2, NFC, Wi-Fi (802.11 a/b/g/n/ac), A-GPS, GLONASS, micro-USB v2.0,|
|Dimensions||157.1 x 80.6 x 7.9 mm|
|Colours||Champagne Gold, Mocha Brown, Moonlight Silver and Space Gray|