The Chinese telecommunication company Huawei launched Huawei GX8 in October 2015, and the mobile phone has earned a lot of appreciation in the market and has created a sensation, focused on capturing the budget segment of smartphones. The device has some cool features and boasts some exciting specifications. Let’s see if this time, Huawei has finally managed to make some high-end mobile phone to be in the race of other Android mobile phones. The phone has been launched with all current features with an amazing budget and happens to hit the users and create a fight for other Android smartphones. The phone works on GSM/HSPA/LTE technology.
The Huawei GX8 comes with a phone dimension of 152x76.5x7.5 mm with a 5.5 inches screen size, the display of the phone is amazing with IPS LCD capacitive touchscreen which gives out 16M colours and comes with 5.5 inches approx 72.5% screen to body ratio of the phone. The size of the phone is the only drawback because it is not handy and slips off the hand quite easily, the screen resolution is 1080x1920 pixels which are fairly amazing and comes with a multi-touch feature. The phone is guarded and protected by a Corning Gorilla Glass 3 .This Huawei mobile phone is simply beautiful with all amazing features each and every detail crafted to achieve a balance of innovation and design. It provides the perfect balance and has been given the perfect texture to the back of the body. The display and touch are extraordinary and works with no lag and stutter, each and every colour on the screen comes out to be natural without any artificially aided effects to it.
The Huawei GX8 comes with an Android OS version 5.1 lollipop which can be further upgraded to the version 6.0 marshmallow. The phone comes with a uniquely designed Qualcomm MSM8939 Snapdragon 615 chipset.The phone is power packed with Adreno 405 with Quad Core 1.5 GHz Cortex A-53 and Quadcore 1.2 GHz Cortex A-53.The processor provides encouraging benchmark scores and proves blazing fast for carrying common function that too with no lag at all. Certain high-end games such as Asphalt 8 run with almost no lag. The performance of this phone processor is comparable to the high-end flagship smartphones. The Huawei GX8 comes with 16(1GB RAM)/32GB(2GB RAM) internal memory which can be further expanded up to 64GB using the microSD card slot provided in the phone. The phone comes with fingerprint, accelerometer, gyro, proximity in the phone which makes it all good to go in the market. It has the SMS (threaded view), MMS, Email, Push Email messaging feature with HTML5 browser with no Java having the photo and video editor accompanying document editor. The NFC compatibility gives it thumbs up to the phone and lets you use the most trendy features power packed in a phone with a reasonable price gives an immense excitement to the users for the usage of the phone.
The phone is packed with a 13 MP autofocus dual LED, dual tone flash with Geo-tagging, touch focus, face detection, HDR and panorama features available on the phone. The secondary camera being 5 MP with LED flash is quite hyped as the picture quality is quite nominal. The phone captures videos of 1080p @30 fps which is focussed and clear. The phone manages to take good snaps in dim lighting condition but then again like its other siblings Huawei GX8 the images captured in both dim and bright lighting conditions had high levels of noise. The video recorded by the phone has issues related to exposure control and stabilization.
The phone comes with WLAN Wi-Fi 802.11, Wi-Fi hotspot and Bluetooth v4.0, A2DP with GPS, A-GPS, GLONASS/BDS. The plus point with the phone which makes it much more appealing in the market is that it is 4G enabled; it doesn't come with FM Radio, and Infrared port and comes with MicroUSB v2.0 in the phone
The Huawei GX8 is powered by a non-removable 3000 mAh battery that works decently. By using the various power saving profiles present in the software, you can extend the battery life considerably. The battery provides enough juice to run the phone for one and a half day with moderate to heavy usage per charge. The phone comes with vibration, mp3, and WAV ringtones as alert types with a loudspeaker and 3.5mm jack featuring active noise cancellation with dedicated mic. The music player as offered by Huawei in all of its phones is fairly nice. The GSM/HSPA/LTE technology the phone is a great power packed device with 3GB RAM and comes with Dual SIM.
Talking about the Pros and Cons of the phone. The phone offers an amazing battery life, and so this phone can become your perfect travel mate. The various amazing Huawei features running on the phone is amazing and offers a range of software tweaks and customization options.
If we talk about the negative aspects of the phone, then the first thing to note is the phone’s uninspiring design. The phone looks average in appearance, and much could have been done with its design. The second thing to note is the average camera performance; much could have been done with the design of the phone as it has been put in as the regular designs in the phone. The Huawei GX8 is the best smartphone for people searching for a budget smartphone. It provides amazing battery backup and lags free processing with an overall decent Android experience and with its amazing features, efficient processor, the range of connectivity options and affordable price tag and availability of the phone in different colours such as Black, White,Gold. This phone qualifies to be the best buy for the users in the market