Honor, Huawei sub-brand has launched the Honor 8 Pro smartphone today in selected markets which includes UK, France, Germany, Spain, Italy and Switzerland. the Honor 8 Pro is the rebranded version of the Honor V9 smartphone which was launched in China earlier this year. the pre-booking of the smartphone has already began in the UK priced at GBP 480 and for the European Region, it is further bundled with multiple packages pricing at € 474 offering – Honor 8 Pro + Tripod + Sandisk 128GB Memory Card, Honor 8 Pro + Tripod + 10,000 mAh Powerbank and Honor 8 Pro + Strontinum MicroSDXC Card 3-in-1 + VR Glasses and will be shipping from April 20.
The Honor 8 Pro sports a ultra-thin 6.97 mm metal body and feature’s a 5.7-inch QHD LTPS LCD display with a resolution of 1440×2560 pixels and Gorilla Glass 3. under-the-hood, it is powered by the company’s in-house Kirin 960 octa-core processor (4 Cortex-A53 cores clocked at 1.8GHz + 4 Cortex-A73 cores clocked at 2.4GHz) paired with 6GB of RAM and Mali-G71 GPU – it is packed with 64GB of internal storage which is further expandable upto 128GB via MicroSD Card support. it also feature’s a finger print sensor on the front.
The highlight feature of the Honor 8 Pro smartphone, is its Dual Camera setup at the back which sports Dual pair off 12-megapixel sensors, one with a monochrome sensor and the other with RGB [colour] sensor along with f/2.2 aperture, Auto-Focus, LED flash, and is also capable of 4K video recording. on the front, it features an 8-megapixel camera with 77° wide-angle lens and f/2.0 aperture.
The Honor 8 Pro smartphone runs on Android 7.0 Nougat update with the company’s EMUI 5.1 UI on top of it. it is backed by a 4000 mAh battery backup. the smartphone measures at 157 x 77.50 x 6.97 mm and weighs at 184 g including battery. on the connectivity front, it includes Hybrid Dual-SIM, 4G LTE, Bluetooth 4.2, 3.5mm jack, USB 2.0, USB Type-C and NFC. it also on-board sensor which includes Hall sensor, Infrared sensor, Fingerprint sensor, Proximity sensor, Ambient light sensor, Digital compass, Gravity sensor, Gyroscope and Status indicator.
The Honor 8 Pro smartphone will be available in Navy Blue, Platinum Gold, and Midnight Black colour options.
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