The Huawei Mate 8 phone has a 6-inch (1920x1080) IPS LCD screen, a 16MP main camera and a 8MP selfie camera. The battery capacity is 4000 mAh and the main processor is a HiSilicon Kirin 950 with 3 GB of RAM.

1920x1080 IPS LCD
367 PPI
~$480 - Amazon
16 MP
F2.0 Aperture
185 g
4000 mAh
No Wireless Charg.
Launched in
HiSilicon Kirin 950 + MicroSD
Storage (GB)
Huawei Mate 8 Review
Ubergizmo Rating: 8/10
ProductHuawei Mate 8
Product Typesmartphone
Announced On2015/11/01
Street Price (Approx)~ $480
Search low Huawei Mate 8 price (Amazon)
Dimensions157.1 x 80.6 x 7.9mm
(6.19 x 3.17 x 0.31")
Weight185 grams (6.53 ounces)
RugednessNot Rugged
ColorsBrown, Gold, Grey
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DisplayHuawei Mate 8
Display TypeIPS LCD, Touchscreen Screen, Multitouch
Display Resolution1920x1080  (2,073,600 pixels)
Density (PPI)367
Color Bits (# colors)16,777,216 Colors 24 Bits
Display Diagonal6" (15.24 cm)
Display to Body Ratio78.4 %
Display Glass TypeGorilla Glass 4
Main cameraHuawei Mate 8
Megapixels16 Megapixel
Video Resolutions1080p/30fps, 1080p/60fps, 480p/30fps, 720p/30fps
Max Photo Size4608x3456
Image StabilizationYes
Camera FlashYes , LED , Dual LED
Other Camera Hardware FeaturesHDR, Phase Detection AF
Camera Software FeaturesFace Detection, Smile Detection, Geo Tagging
Photos Samples253338
Secondary cameraHuawei Mate 8
Megapixels8 Megapixel
Video CallYes
Video Resolutions1080p/30fps, 480p/30fps, 720p/30fps
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BatteryHuawei Mate 8
Battery Capacity (mAh)4000 mAh
Battery Fast ChargeYes
Battery Charge Speed, in mAh/mn49.33 mAh/mn
Removable BatteryNo
Wireless ChargingNo
Wireless Charging IntegratedNo
Battery TypeLi-Poly
Battery Standby Time22 hours (1 days)
Processor & OSHuawei Mate 8
Processor BrandHiSilicon
Processor/Soc NameHiSilicon Kirin 950
# CPU Cores8
CPU Frequencyquad-core 2.3 & quad-core 1.8 GHz
Processor ModelKirin 950
Operating System (OS)Android 6.0
Memory & StorageHuawei Mate 8
Memory Card TypeMicroSD (128 GB Max)
Memory Card Max. Capacity128 GB
Built-In Storage Options32 GB
Max. Total Storage Capacity160 GB
Cellular NetworkHuawei Mate 8
SIM TypeNano SIM
SIM Number1
LTE Categorycat6 301 Mbps
LTE BandsB1/B2/B3/B4/B5/B6/B7/B8/B12/B17/B18/B19/B20/B26
SAR Head (U.S)1.49
SAR Head (Eur)1.46
SAR Body (U.S)0.32
SAR Body (Eur)0.21
AudioHuawei Mate 8
Audio Alertsmp3, vibration, wav
3.5mm Audio ConnectorYes
Noise CancellationYes
FM RadioYes
SensorsHuawei Mate 8
SensorsAccelerometer, Compass, GPS, A-GPS, GLONASS, Gyroscope, Proximity Sensor
WiFiHuawei Mate 8
WiFi SupportYes
WiFi Speedsa,b,g,n,ac
WiFi FeaturesWiFi Hotspot, Dual-Band WiFi, WiFi Direct
Bluetooth SupportYes
Bluetooth Version4.2
Bluetooth FeaturesBluetooth A2DP, Bluetooth LE, Bluetooth EDR
USB SupportHuawei Mate 8
USB SupportYes
USB Port TypeMicro USB
Proprietary Data ConnectorNo
USB HostYes
MultimediaHuawei Mate 8
Multimedia FeaturesDLNA
Video Playback Formats3GP, ASF, MP4, WMV
Video CODECSH.263, H.264, H.265
Audio FormatsAAC, AMR, FLAC, MIDI, MP3, OGG, WMA


Huawei Mate 8 Benchmarks

System Speed

Overall performance tests that stress every part of the system. They provide a high-level idea, but aren't as precise as specific tests shown below.

Antutu Score, Higher is better

Basemark OS II, Higher is better

CPU Speed

These tests are designed to stress the CPU components of the processor

Geekbench 3 Single-Thread Score, Higher is better

Geekbench 3 Multithread Score, Higher is better

AndEBench-Pro, Higher is better

Gaming Speed

The GPU, or graphics processor is put to the test with this Gaming-oriented benchmarks

3DMark Slingshot ES 3.1, Higher is better

3DMark Unlimited IceStorm Score, Higher is better

GFXBench Manhattan Off. (FPS), Higher is better

GFXBench Manhattan 3.1 Off. (FPS), Higher is better

GFXBench T-Rex Off. (FPS), Higher is better

Basemark X Score, Higher is better

Camera Performance

Benchmarks measuring the performance of the camera sub-system

Battery Capacity/Performance

Quantitative data about the battery

Battery Capacity (mAh), Higher is better

Battery Charge Speed, in mAh/mn, Higher is better


Performance/Price (Value)

Some of the same tests as above, but shown as a relation to the price. This shows what performance you get for each additional dollar spent. The higher the score, and the more value you get for your money

Battery Capacity (mAh) / Price, Higher is better

Basemark OS II / Price, Higher is better

Geekbench 3 Multithread Score / Price, Higher is better

GFXBench Manhattan Off. (FPS) / Price, Higher is better

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