Honor 8 Launch Event Recap

Honor 8 Launch Event Recap

Interview with Top XDA Members

During the launch of the Honor phone, Miles took some time to interview some of the members of the development community about their thoughts on the new phone.

The XDA Developers interviewed in this video are mgbotoeTEKHDguitardedhero.

Event Recap

This past Tuesday, Honor launched their Honor 8 phone. At the event, they talked about all of Hauwei’s different accomplishments in 2016 and how they’ve made so much progress in international markets. After unveiling the phone, they gave a complete rundown of all of the specs.


Size5.2 inches 
Resolution1080 x 1920 pixels


CPUOcta-core (4×2.3 GHz Cortex-A72 & 4×1.8 GHz Cortex A53)
GPUMali-T880 MP4


Card slotmicroSD, up to 256 GB (uses SIM 2 slot)
Internal4 GB RAM  32/64 GBROM


Capacity Li-Po 3000 mAh battery


PrimaryDual 12 MP, f/2.2, laser autofocus, dual-LED (dual tone) flash
Features1.25 µm pixel size, geo-tagging, touch focus, face detection, HDR, panorama
Video[email protected], HDR
Secondary8 MP, f/2.4, 1.4 µm pixel size, LED flash

A big focus was the dual lens camera which is definitely the highlight of this device.

They also announced the price of the phone. The 32GB version will be sold for $399 and the 64GB version for $449.

The phone will come in 3 different colors with black, blue and white options.

honor colors

A big thanks to Honor for sponsoring this post.


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