• 5.2" (1920x1080) AMOLED
  • 4GB
    HiSilicon Kirin 950 SoC
    32GB Storage
  • 12-MP, f/2.2 Rear: 1 Camera
  • 3000 mAh

The Huawei Honor 8 phone has a 5.2-inch (1920x1080) AMOLED screen, a 12MP main camera and a 8MP selfie camera. The battery capacity is 3000 mAh and the main processor is a HiSilicon Kirin 950 with 4 GB of RAM.

Specifications Highlights
ProductHuawei Honor 8 (2016), Price: 494 USD at Amazon
Display5.2" 1920x1080 AMOLED
Rear Camera(s)
  • 12-MP f/2.2 (Primary)
Selfie Camera(s)
  • 8-MP
  • HiSilicon Kirin 950 SoC
  • 4GB RAM
  • 32GB Storage
  • MicroSD (256GB max.)
Battery3000 mAh
DesignIP Rating, 153g (5.4oz), 145.5x71x7.5 mm (5.73 x 2.80 x 0.30 inches)
Price (Market)$494
Diagonal (inches)5.2"
Display/Body Ratio72.2%
Sharpness (PPI)424 PPI
Display Glass TypeGorilla Glass 3
  • Multitouch
Color Depth24 bit (16,777,216 Colors)
Primary Camera
Sensor SizeSmall
Hardware Features
  • Flash
  • HDR Photo
  • HDR Video
Video Resolutions
  • 1080p/60fps
  • 1080p/30fps
  • 720p/120fps
Battery TypeLi-Poly
Battery Capacity (mAh)3000 mAh
Battery Features
  • Fast Charge
Processor NameHiSilicon Kirin 950
Processor # Cores8
Main Processor Frequency (GHz)quad-core 2.3 & quad-core 1.8 GHz
RAM Options4GB
Internal Storage Options32GB
Memory Card TypeMicroSD
Mem. Card Max. Size256GB
Operating System + VersionAndroid 6.0.1
LTE Category (Download)LTE CAT6 301 Mbps
Modem Features
  • GPRS
  • EDGE
  • LTE
WiFi Speed
  • a
  • b
  • g
  • n
  • ac
WiFi Features
  • Hotspot
  • Dual-band
  • WiFi Direct
Bluetooth VersionBluetooth 4.2
Bluetooth Features
  • A2DP
  • BT LE
  • BT EDR
NFC Features
  • NFC Supported
Connector TypeUSB Type C
Sim Card 0
SIM TypeNano SIM
Multimedia Features
  • IR
Audio Alerts
  • MP3
  • WAV
Audio Features
  • Loudspeaker
  • 3.5mm Port
  • Phone Noise Cancellation
Audio Formats
  • FLAC
  • WAV
  • MP3
Video Formats
  • MP4
  • H.264
  • Accelerometer
  • Compass
  • GPS
  • A-GPS
  • Gyroscope
  • Proximity

Huawei Honor 8 Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ)

How much does Huawei Honor 8 costs?

The last time we checked, the Huawei Honor 8 was retailing at around $494 online. Things may have changed a bit since.

Is the Huawei Honor 8 waterproof?

No. the Huawei Honor 8 has not been rated as water-proof as we do not have an IP-Rating. I.P means Ingress Protection, which is the level of protection against dust or water that could get into phones.

Is the Huawei Honor 8 Dual-SIM?

No, the Huawei Honor 8 does not have dual-SIMs according to our data, but it may be different in Abroad. We mainly track USA data.

Is the Huawei Honor 8 4K?

No, the Huawei Honor 8 resolution of (1920x1080) is not considered to be 4K. 4K is typically defined to be 4096×2160 (2160p) or 3840×2160 (UHD) resolution on mobiles, but there are other similar resolutions for Cinema and Televisions.

Does the Huawei Honor 8 support Wireless Charging?

No, Huawei Honor 8 does not support Wireless Charging.

Does Huawei Honor 8 support Qi Wireless Charging?

No, the Huawei Honor 8 does not support Qi Wireless Charging.

Is the Huawei Honor 8 4G?

Yes, the Huawei Honor 8 is a 4G-LTE smartphone that is rated 4G LTE cat6 (301 Mbps).

Is the Huawei Honor 8 working with 5G?

No, the Huawei Honor 8 is not a 5G NR device.

Does the Huawei Honor 8 have a USB-C connector?

Yes, the Huawei Honor 8 is a USB-C phone.

Does the Huawei Honor 8 have a removable battery?

No, the Huawei Honor 8's battery cannot be removed.

Huawei Honor 8 Specs & Speed Benchmarks


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GFXBench Manhattan (Offscr.)

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GFXBench Manhattan 3.1 (Offscr.)

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GFXBench T-Rex (Offscr.)

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Battery Capacity (mAh)

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