Huawei P8 launched in SG, coming to PH by mid-June
Huawei has finally launched the P8 and the P8 Lite in South Pacific during the first day of CommunicAsia here in Singapore this week. Executives also announced they are targeting a the Philippine launch by the middle of June.
The Huawei P8 is the company’s newest flagship and is flanked by the smaller and more affordable P8 Lite and the bigger P8 Max which did not really get any air time during the event.
Huawei reps have also indicated the P8 will be released in the Philippines on the 2nd week of this month with an estimated retail price of just Php22,990. Meanwhile the P8 Lite might be pushed back to a few more weeks after that.
Huawei P8 specs:
5.2-inch IPS display @ 1920 x 1080 pixels, 424ppi
Corning Gorilla Glass 3
Hisilicon Kirin 930 64-bit octa-core 2.0GHz processor
4 x ARM Cortex A53 1.5GHz + 4 x ARM Cortex A53 2.0GHz
16GB internal storage
Up to 128GB via microSD
Dual-SIM/dual 4G LTE
WiFi 802.11 b/g/n/ac
Bluetooth 4.1 LE
13MP rear camera f2.0with OIS, dual LED, 4-color RGBW sensor
DSLR-level Independent Imaging Signal Processor (IISP)
8MP front camera, f2.4
GPS with aGPS support, GLONASS
2680mAh Li-Po battery
Android 5.0 Lollipop with EMUI 3.1
144.9 x 71.8 x 6.4mm (dimensions)
144 grams (weight)
Only the Titanium Grey and the Mystic Champagne will be released in the Philippines with the 16GB capacity. They did not launch or show the premium version which is the Carbon Black and Prestige Gold which also has a 64GB internal storage and Kirin 935 2.2GHz CPU.
€499 in Europe
$SGD699 in Singapore
Php22,990 in the Philippines (floated price)