Honor, the world’s No 1 smartphone e-brand from Huawei, has unveiled its highly anticipated Honor 8 in the Middle East on September 1, 2016.It consists of unique combination of premium technology and unparalleled aesthetics and will be available for pre-order from 25th August on HonorArabia.com website.
Prior to its US launch on Tuesday, the Honor 8 was debuted in China on July 19.Honor’s latest release received an impressive reviews from users, particularly praising the exquisite craftsmanship and design, as well as the world class dual camera features.
Huawei Honor 8 specs
The Honor 8 is, to a lot of extents, the Huawei P9 but with a different design; it uses a 2.5-D glass body instead of the latter’s metal finish. It has a 5.2-inch 1080p display, up to 4GB of RAM and 64GB of expandable storage, a dual-12MP main shooter and 8MP front snapper. The main difference is its CPU; the budget-friendly Honor 8 uses the HiSilicon Kirin 950, while the P9 dons the Kirin 955.
Chris Sun Baigong, VP of Huawei honor Middle East CBG commented:
“By listening to our end-users and paying attention to the smallest details, we have taken the holistic approach and created something truly distinctive. honor 8 has a design that is beautifully stylish coupled with excellent usability, an essential aspect that contributes to its outstanding day-to-day user experience.”
George Zhao, president of Huawei honor, said:
“After three years of developing the brand worldwide, honor has matured and gained acknowledgement for focusing on our end-users and product quality first and foremost over revenue, which are the strategic winning points for the brand. The latest launch of our flagship honor 8 reflects this approach, and we are confident in its success with our end-users, as well as our growth as a brand this year – so stay tuned.”
The company claims a 100% year-on-year growth globally. Chris Sun Baigong, VP of Honor, envisages that the Middle East market will remain stable, “but the brand is poised for further growth as its approach is wholly user-centric to meet user demand,” Baigong said.