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Huawei is a brand name that has gained popularity in the recent year to whole new level. Technically being of Chinese origin, the reliability of this smartphone had always questioned. But it has fought its way out and established a good reputation for itself. It has two series of phones namely, Ascend and Honor to its credit. The Ascend series smartphones boosted their company to a greater extent in the global market.
One of the innovative smartphones in this series is the Huawei Ascend Mate 8 which announced in November 2015. Later it was first released in China before going on and being released in other countries. This smartphone is decently priced and targets the middle-class customers. This smartphone is the result of Huawei’s decision to venture into high – end smartphones. This smartphone has the Huawei Ascend Mate 7 as its predecessor model. The major USP’s of this smart phablet like the device is its generous screen with exceptional battery life. It also has good upgrades from its previous model. It also aces in the display and touch UI sections. Now let us look in depth at its various technical specifications and decide on its pros and cons eventually.
The outer body of this smartphone makes of a non removable plastic casing with rounded edges. The entire length of its sides has a metallic strip running along giving it a durable overall finish. This plastic casing gives the smartphone enough grip while holding it. The metallic edges add classiness to the smartphone. But it does not feel premium in hand. The length of this smartphone is around 157.1 mm. The breadth is around 80.6 mm. This smartphone is reasonably thick with a thickness of 7.9 mm. The weight of this smartphone is 185 g and hence falls on the heavier side of smartphone classification.
The display of this smartphone has sized of 6 inches. The type of display used is a capacitive touch display supported by IPS - NEO LCD touch. The resolution of which it shows content is 1080 x 1920 pixels. The multi-touch capacity is up to 10 fingers max. The pixel density of the screen is approximately 368 ppi. The screen gets its protection against scratches from Corning Gorilla Glass 4. The touch interfacing in this smartphone is taken care of by the Emotion UI 3.1. This smartphone comes in four unique colours namely Mocha Brown, Gold, Space Gray and Silver.
This smartphone functions on the latest Android OS v 6.0 (Marshmallow). The chipset used here is HiSilicon Kirin 950. A pair of CPU’s is used to take care of the central processing. The CPU used in this for processing is Quad – core ARM Cortex – A72. The other CPU is a Quad – core Cortex – A53 processor. The speed with which these processors perform the tasks is around 2.3 GHz and 1.8 GHz respectively. The Mali – T880 MP4 take care of graphics interface. This smartphone comes with an internal storage capacity of 32GB. Additionally, to make this convincing for the heavy users too this smartphone comes with the option of expanding the memory externally up to 128 GB. The memory expansion can be achieved using a microSD card. It also comes with a RAM of 3 GB for the 32GB version.
It has a good back camera with 16 MP specification. The wide angle focal range is 27 mm. It comes with an aperture of f/ 2.0. It comes with LED flash too. The sensor size used is 1 / 2.8 inches. The additional features available are the autofocus, digital zoom, and optical image stabilization. The front camera though has only 8MP clarity with an aperture of f/2.4. The wide angle focal range is 26 mm. The supporting features are geo-tagging, video recording and calling. The audio quality in this smartphone is not very good. It comes with basic speakers and the standard 3.5 mm audio jack. It comes with a fully functional FM Radio feature. The video in this smartphone can be recorded using the primary camera with a resolution of 1080p at 60fps.
The Huawei Ascend Mate 8 comes with non-removable Li – Po battery of 4000mAh max capacity. This battery capacity is pretty exceptional and is the strongest feature of this smart phone. It has a stand by time of 528 h for 3 G mode. It comes with a talk time of 30 h and 16 hrs for 2G and 3G modes respectively. This smart device has single sim or dual sim versions. In the case of single sim version, the sim is of micro sim type. In the case of dual sim version, both sims of the nano – sim type. Both the sims are compatible with GSM connectivity. It supports 3G, 4G and 4G LTE. It also comes with the basic wireless connectivity features like Wi-Fi and Bluetooth v4.0.
The advantages of this smartphone are its exceptional battery life, memory storage, camera display specifications. The disadvantages though are its bulkiness and the mediocre processor.
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