Huawei’s smartphone brand, Honor announced the Honor 8 Pro for India. The phone is powered by the all new Kirin 960 chipset that features eight processor cores – four high-performance Cortex A73 cores clocked at 2.4GHz and four low-power Cortex A53 cores clocked at 1.8Ghz – that improves Single-core and multi-core performance by 10% and 18% respectively. Besides this, the phone comes with 6GB RAM and 128GB storage.
The highlight of the phone is the 12-megapixel dual rear cameras. The device also supports 4K video recording, encoded in the efficient H.265 codec, which produces files twice as small as its predecessor. Thanks to the EMUI 5.1, Highlights-a new feature co-developed with Go Pro, intelligently organizes photos by category and automatically generates video stories that are easily customizable – making sharing memories a breeze. The front camera is 5-megapixel. It features a 5.7-inch screen with 2K display supporting Virtual Reality and comes with 4000mAh battery with fast charging capability.
The device comes bundled with a cardboard viewer and an OTA update for the Jaunt VR app containing a wealth of video content. Users can also dive into the exhilarating world of Galaxy on Fire 3, with their own customized Honor Spaceship and enjoy 3D gaming.
The Honor 8 Pro will be exclusively available to Prime members on Prime Day starting 6 PM on July 10th on Amazon.in priced at Rs. 29,999 for the 6GB RAM and 128GB storage variant and will be available in Midnight Black and Navy Blue color options. The device will be bundled with a 9V/2A fast charger, standard USB-C cable in a box that can be used as a VR headset. The Honor 8 Pro will come with 12 months service warranty.
The phone runs on Android 7.0 with EMUI 5.1 on top.