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INTRODUCTION

Huawei Honor V8
Huawei Honor V8

Huawei dropped a bomb this year in the second quarter by launching their mega smartphone series Honor V8. This is a big phone with great specifications. Not many phones are in the market that has dual rear cameras. It is worth mentioning that Honor V8 has dual rear cameras. The smartphone comes in three variants. Models KNT-AL10 and KNT-TL10 sports Full HD resolution along with few lower specs and KNT-AL20 is the top model having QHD resolution. Let us take a look at Honor V8 and see how all these models differ from one another.

DESIGN AND DISPLAY

Huawei Honor V8 Design and Display
Huawei Honor V8 Design & Build

All three models look alike and have a wonderful design. It comes in 5.7 inches of size. The fingerprint sensor is placed at the back which is very well positioned. The top model features a QHD 2560 x 1440 resolution screen, and the remaining two models have Full HD 1920 x 1080 resolution screen. The build quality is one of the selling points of this smartphone. Huawei has decided to shed their image of using budget-friendly design, and they have delivered a metal clad body with chamfered edges. It is remarkably similar to Mate 8, although 0.1 mm thinner which one cannot distinguish with naked eyes. Its dimensions are 157 mm x 77.6 mm x 7.8 mm (6.18 in x 3.06 in x 0.31 in), and it weighs 170 gm.

PERFORMANCE AND CONFIGURATION

The lower models are equipped with Octa Core (4x2.3 GHz Cortex-A72 & 4x1.8 GHz Cortex A53) processor with HiSilicon Kirin 950 chipset, and top model has Octa Core (4x2.5 GHz Cortex-A72 & 4x1.8 GHz Cortex A53) processor with HiSilicon Kirin 955 chipset. All three models are backed up by 4GB of RAM and uses Mali T880 GPU. However, there is a difference in the internal memory. KNT-AL10 and KNT-TL10 have 32GB internal memory and KNT-AL20 has 64GB space. Each model has a hybrid microSD card shared slot which can be used to read and write a memory card up to 256GB. Android’s latest version 6.0 Marshmallow is tweaked with Emotion UI 4.1, and yes, it looks quite astonishing.

CAMERA AND MULTIMEDIA

Huawei Honor V8 Camera
Huawei Honor V8 Camera

Huawei’s P9 smartphone has dual Leica cameras, and the dual cameras on Honor V8 have got everybody thinking that it will also feature the same. But there is no Leica glass or a monochrome sensor in Honor V8. The phone’s twin lens arrangement is placed to be used only for pseudo-aperture and post focus control, and in this aspect, it is similar to that of Huawei P9. On the rear, the dual cameras give you the images at 12 megapixels. The lens used is 27 mm, f/2.2. It offers phase detection autofocus and is backed by dual-LED (dual tone) flash. The camera can record Full HD videos at 60 fps, 30 fps and 120 fps. For selfies, at the front, there is an 8-megapixel camera with f/2.4. It is also capable of recording Full HD videos.

The phone contains a loudspeaker and an audio jack of 3.5 mm. The types of alerts are WAV ringtones, vibration and MP3. The audio formats which are supported by the phone are eAAC+/ MP3/ FLAC player/ WAV, and the video formats are DivX/Xvid/ H.265 player / MP4, etc.

BATTERY AND CONNECTIVITY

In terms of battery, the Honor V8 features a massive 3500 mAh non-removable Li-ion battery. However, we expected it to have 4000 mAh battery much like the Mate 8. It comes in both single Sim (Nano SIM) and Dual SIM (Nano SIM, dual stand-by) with hybrid second SIM slot. For connectivity, it offers Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/nac, dual-band, DLNA, WiFi Direct, Hotspot; Bluetooth v4.2, A2DP, LE; GPS, with A-GPS, GLONASS, and NFC (only on KNT-AL10, KNT-AL20). It also has Type-C 1.0 reversible connector, which can be used for charging the phone, as well as for data transfer.

PROS AND CONS


WHAT WE LIKED
  • Great design
  • Dual rear cameras
WHAT CAN BE IMPROVED
  • No Leica Glass
  • No FM Radio