• 5.7" (1920x1080) IPS LCD
  • 4GB
    HiSilicon Kirin 950 (KNT-AL10, KNT-TL10)HiSilicon Kirin 955 (KNT-AL20) SoC
    32GB Storage
  • 12-MP, f/2.2 Rear: 1 Camera
  • 3500 mAh

The Huawei Honor V8 phone has a 5.7-inch (1920x1080) IPS LCD screen, a 12MP main camera and a 8MP selfie camera. The battery capacity is 3500 mAh and the main processor is a HiSilicon Kirin 950 (KNT-AL10, KNT-TL10)HiSilicon Kirin 955 (KNT-AL20) with 4 GB of RAM.

Specifications Highlights
ProductHonor V8 (2016), Price: 185 USD at Amazon
Display5.7" 1920x1080 IPS LCD
Rear Camera(s)
  • 12-MP f/2.2 (Primary)
Selfie Camera(s)
  • 8-MP
  • HiSilicon Kirin 950 (KNT-AL10, KNT-TL10)HiSilicon Kirin 955 (KNT-AL20) SoC
  • 4GB RAM
  • 32GB Storage
  • MicroSD (128GB max.)
Battery3500 mAh
DesignIP Rating, 170g (6oz), 157x77.6x7.8 mm (6.18 x 3.06 x 0.31 inches)
Price (Market)$185
Diagonal (inches)5.7"
Display/Body Ratio73.5%
Sharpness (PPI)386 PPI
  • Multitouch
Color Depth24 bit (16,777,216 Colors)
Primary Camera
Sensor SizeSmall
Hardware Features
  • HDR Photo
Video Resolutions
  • 1080p/60fps
  • 1080p/30fps
  • 720p/120fps
Battery TypeLi-Ion
Battery Capacity (mAh)3500 mAh
Processor NameHiSilicon Kirin 950 (KNT-AL10, KNT-TL10)HiSilicon Kirin 955 (KNT-AL20)
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. Size128GB
Operating System + VersionAndroid 6.0
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
NFC Features
  • NFC Supported
Connector TypeUSB Type C
Sim Card 0
SIM TypeNano SIM
Multimedia Features
  • DLNA
  • IR
Audio Alerts
  • MP3
  • WAV
Audio Features
  • Loudspeaker
  • 3.5mm Port
  • Phone Noise Cancellation
Audio Formats
  • MP3
  • WAV
  • FLAC
Video Formats
  • MP4
  • H.264
  • Accelerometer
  • Compass
  • GPS
  • A-GPS
  • Gyroscope
  • Proximity

Honor V8 Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ)

How much is the Honor V8?

The last time we checked, the Honor V8 was retailing at around $185 online. Things may have changed a bit since.

Is the Huawei Honor V8 waterproof?

No. the Honor V8 does not appear to be water-proof as we do not find 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 Honor V8 Dual-SIM?

No, the Honor V8 does not have dual-SIMs according to our data, but things may be different in Asian markets. We mostly track United States data.

Is the Honor V8 4K?

No, the Honor V8 1920x1080 screen resolution is not 4K. 4K is often defined to be 4096×2160 (2160p) or 3840×2160 (UHD) resolution on mobiles, but there are other variations for Cinema and Televisions.

Does the Honor V8 have Wireless Charging?

No, the Honor V8 is not capable of Wireless Charging.

Does Honor V8 support Qi Wireless Charging?

No, the Honor V8 does not have Qi Wireless Charging.

Does the Honor V8 operates on 4G wireless?

Yes, the Honor V8 is a 4G device that is rated 4G LTE cat6 (301 Mbps).

Is the Honor V8 a 5G handset?

No, the Honor V8 does not work on 5G networks.

Is the Honor V8 USB-C?

Yes, the Honor V8 has a USB-C port.

If the battery of the Honor V8 removable?

No, the Honor V8 does not have a removable battery.

Huawei Honor V8 Specs & Speed Benchmarks


Higher is better

3DMark Slingshot 3.1

Higher is better

3DMark Unlimited Icestorm

Higher is better

GFXBench Manhattan (Offscr.)

Higher is better

GFXBench Manhattan 3.1 (Offscr.)

Higher is better

GFXBench T-Rex (Offscr.)

Higher is better

Battery Capacity (mAh)

Higher is better