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Video: Honor 8 Review




Huawei’s smartphone sub-brand, Honor, has arrived in the country late last month via Hellotronics and the first offering is the 2016 flagship announced in August – the Honor 8. Like it’s distant cousin, the Huawei P9, it sports a dual rear camera setup which is one of the most popular features in a smartphone as of late. It’s not officially offered in the Philippines, but is it still worth getting? Find out in our video review below.

Honor 8 specs:
5.2-inch full HD IPS display @ 1920×1080 pixels, 423ppi
HiSilicon Kirin 950 2.3GHz octa-core CPU
Mali-T880MP4 GPU
4GB LPDDR4 RAM
32GB storage
Expandable via microSD (Uses SIM 2)
Dual-12MP (monochrome + color) rear camera, f/2.2, 1/25-micron pixel
8MP front camera, f/2.4
4G LTE
Dual-SIM (Asian variant)
WiFi 802.11 b/g/n
Bluetooth 4.2
GPS, A-GPS support
Infrared port
Fingerprint scanner
Gyroscope sensor
Android 6.0 Marshmallow w/ EMUI (Chinese ROM), upgradeable to Nougat
3,000mAh non-removable Li-Po battery
145.5 x 71 x 7.5 mm (dimensions)
153 grams (weight)

Pros:
* Premium build and design
* Good display
* Good performance
* Great camera
* Upgradeable to Android Nougat

Cons:
* Uses Chinese ROM
* Google services not built-in



Kevin Bruce Francisco is the Senior Editor and Video Producer for YugaTech. He's a Digital Filmmaking graduate who's always either daydreaming of traveling or actually going places on his bike. Follow him on Twitter for more tech updates @kevincofrancis.

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