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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
Mali-T628 MP4
3GB RAM
16GB internal storage
Up to 128GB via microSD
Dual-SIM/dual 4G LTE
WiFi 802.11 b/g/n/ac
Bluetooth 4.1 LE
NFC
13MP rear camera f2.0with OIS, dual LED, 4-color RGBW sensor
DSLR-level Independent Imaging Signal Processor (IISP)
8MP front camera, f2.4
Huawei Signal+
Huawei Roaming+
Huawei Voice+
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.

Pricing:
€499 in Europe
$SGD699 in Singapore
Php22,990 in the Philippines (floated price)



Abe is the founder and Editor-in-Chief of YugaTech. You Can follow him on Twitter @abeolandres.

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6 Responses

  1. pauline says:

    No news on huawei mediapadX2?

  2. JP says:

    16GB internal for 23k? they should’ve at least put 32GB.

  3. Freeje says:

    Is that supposed to be 5.5″ and not 5.”? The lite has a 5″ screen. Why just a 0.2″ difference?

  4. manokman says:

    kapal ng mukha ng huawei. may maloko kaya sila na taong bibili neto? ganyang presyo? konti na lang mag lg g4 ka na o kaya mag note 4 ka na lang.

  5. Zen2padin says:

    Lufet maka presyo ng Huawei, eh kahit anu gawin nito hindi mananalo specs nito sa ZF2, grabe lang!!!!me bumibili ba?

    • Yoh says:

      Hindi naman lahat nakukuha lng sa specs. Factor dn dude un built ng product, un premium hawakan, un nde cheap. Specs wise comparable sila, angat p nga P8 when it comes to camera. Kinocompare p nga yn P8 sa S6 Edge -http://www.androidauthority.com/galaxy-s6-edge-vs-huawei-p8-hands-602029/ so flagship phone yn, nde midranger lng like overhyped zf2

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