Huawei has unleashed three new smartphones that include Honor 8, Huawei Honor 8 Smart, and Honor Holly 3 in India. While Honor 8 is an Amazon and Flipkart exclusive, the rest two can be picked up online and offline.
Huawei Honor 8 Smart
The Chinese telecom company had been seen previously teasing the Honor 8. Then we spotted the news Honor 8 launch event details. Prior to publicizing the device, Huawei has also displayed the Honor 8 device in a preview session at Goa.
Under its Honor brand, Huawei has launched as many as three new smartphones for the Indian market. These phones are Huawei Honor 8 Smart, Holly 3, and Honor 8. Let’s take a detailed glance over the technical specifications and price.
The flagship device in the Honor series, Honor 8 flaunts a dual camera system, which is the same as the Huawei P1. The 5.2-inch display screen sets perfect with 1080p pixels resolution. The 2.5D glass is present on the front side as well on the back side that perfectly blends with the rounded edges of the smartphone. The Huawei Honor 8 sports a HiSilicon Kirin 950 octa-core CPU along with a Mali-T880 MP4 GPU. The smartphone further features a 4GB of RAM coupled with 32GB of memory.
Huawei Honor 8 is the successor to the Honor 7 that the company released last year. As for the camera features, Honor 8 packs a 12MP primary camera along with laser autofocus and dual-LED flash. The rear camera comes with features like geo-tagging, HDR, panorama, and HDR along with a f/2.2 aperture. The front of the smartphone brings an 8MP camera accompanied by a f/2.4 aperture.
With 153 grams weight, Huawei Honor 8 comes with a dual SIM Android 6.0.1 Marshmallow out of the box. For connectivity, the device features a USB Type-C 1.0 reversible connector. The smartphone is powered by a 3000mAh battery with Smart Power 4.0, which enables the phone to get charged to 47% in just 30 minutes. It has sensors including a fingerprint scanner, proximity sensor, accelerometer, compass, and gyroscope. The Honor 8 carries a price tag of Rs. 29,999 or nearly $449.
Honor 8 Smart
Huawei Honor 8 Smart is the other line-up that the Chinese telecom giant unveiled along with Honor 8. The Huawei Honor 8 Smart comes with a 5.2-inch Full HD display screen alongside a 1080p pixels resolution. The phone features a metal unibody design and a 13MP camera combining Sony IMX214. There is a font shooter of 8MP. Bundled up with a single rear camera, the Huawei Honor 8 Smart comes with a somewhat slower Kirin 650 processor. The phone wraps a 2GB of RAM along with a 16GB of inbuilt storage. Huawei Honor 8 Smart is backed by 3000mAh battery and can be charged from the microUSB port it carries. The price for Huawei Honor 8 Smart has been set to Rs. 19,999 which is about $299, which is the most budgeted device among all the variant of Honor 8.
Honor Holly 3
The launch has also witnessed the other device, named Huawei Honor Holly 3. With a 5.5-inch screen, the device packs a Kirin 620 processor. The smartphone possess a display of 1080p pixels coupled with a 2GB of RAM and 16GB of inbuilt memory that can also be expanded to 128GB by using a microSD card. As for the camera features, the Huawei Honor Holly 3 comes with a 13MP primary camera and an 8MP secondary camera. Both the cameras are bundled with f/2.0 aperture. There is a 3100mAh battery in the phone. The phone is a 4G supported device and it will be the first from the brand itself that has been manufactured in India. The price tag for the Honor Holly 3 is set to be Rs 9,999 ($149).
Huawei Honor devices look very attractive. And with the newly released devices in the Indian market, the company marks its position again. It is yet to be seen, how the customer reacts to these devices as there are many brands offering their phones in this range.