• 6" (1920x1080) IPS LCD
  • 3GB
    HiSilicon Kirin 950 SoC
    32GB Storage
  • 16-MP, f/2 Rear: 1 Camera
  • 4000 mAh

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.

Specifications Highlights
ProductHuawei Mate 8 (2015), Price: 480 USD at Amazon
Display6" 1920x1080 IPS LCD
Rear Camera(s)
  • 16-MP f/2 (Primary)
Selfie Camera(s)
  • 8-MP
  • HiSilicon Kirin 950 SoC
  • 3GB RAM
  • 32GB Storage
  • MicroSD (128GB max.)
Battery4000 mAh
DesignIP Rating, 185g (6.5oz), 157.1x80.6x7.9 mm (6.19 x 3.17 x 0.31 inches)
Price (Market)$480
Diagonal (inches)6"
Display/Body Ratio78.4%
Sharpness (PPI)367 PPI
Display Glass TypeGorilla Glass 4
  • Multitouch
Color Depth24 bit (16,777,216 Colors)
Primary Camera
Sensor Pixel Size1.12 µm
Hardware Features
  • Flash
  • HDR Photo
Software Features
  • Geo Tag
Video Resolutions
  • 1080p/60fps
  • 1080p/30fps
  • 720p/30fps
  • 480p/30fps
Battery TypeLi-Poly
Battery Capacity (mAh)4000 mAh
Battery Features
  • Fast Charge
Processor BrandHiSilicon
Processor NameHiSilicon Kirin 950
Processor ModelKirin 950
Processor # Cores8
Main Processor Frequency (GHz)quad-core 2.3 & quad-core 1.8 GHz
RAM Options3GB
Internal Storage Options32GB
Memory Card TypeMicroSD
Mem. Card Max. Size128GB
Operating System + VersionAndroid 6.0
LTE Category (Download)LTE CAT6 301 Mbps
LTE BandsB1/B2/B3/B4/B5/B6/B7/B8/B12/B17/B18/B19/B20/B26
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 TypeMicro USB
Connector Features
SAR US Head1.49 W/Kg
SAR US Body0.32 W/Kg
SAR EU Head1.46 W/Kg
SAR EU Body0.21 W/Kg
Sim Card 0
SIM TypeNano SIM
Multimedia Features
  • DLNA
Audio Alerts
  • MP3
  • WAV
Audio Features
  • Loudspeaker
  • 3.5mm Port
  • Phone Noise Cancellation
  • FM Radio
Audio Formats
  • MP3
  • MIDI
  • AMR
  • AAC
  • WMA
  • FLAC
  • OGG
Video Formats
  • 3GP
  • MP4
  • WMV
  • ASF
  • Accelerometer
  • Compass
  • GPS
  • A-GPS
  • Gyroscope
  • Proximity

Huawei Mate 8 Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ)

Is the Huawei Mate 8 waterproof?

No. Our data shows that the Huawei Mate 8 is NOT water-tight an has no IP-Rating certification. Ingress Protection, or I.P, is a certification that shows if water or dust can penetrate devices.

Is the Huawei Mate 8 Dual-SIM?

No, the Huawei Mate 8 does not have dual-SIMs as far as we know, but things could be different in Asia. We mostly track United States data.

Is the Huawei Mate 8 4K?

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

Is the Huawei Mate 8 capable of Wireless Charging?

No, the Huawei Mate 8 is not compatible with Wireless Charging.

Is the Huawei Mate 8 4G?

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

Does the Huawei Mate 8 work with 5G data?

No, the Huawei Mate 8 does not work on 5G NR networks.

Is the Huawei Mate 8 USB-C?

No, the Huawei Mate 8 is not a USB-C device.

Does the Huawei Mate 8 have a removable battery?

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

Huawei Mate 8 Specs & Speed Benchmarks


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3DMark Slingshot 3.1

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3DMark Unlimited Icestorm

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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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Battery Charge Speed (mAh/mn)

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