Huawei had launched the Honor 8 Smart last year in October, in one of the events held in Delhi. The launch price of the device was Rs. 19,999. However, in according to one of the recent revealing, Honor 8 Smart will now be available in India at a reduced price of Rs. 15,999. The company has slashed down 20% of the price which is about Rs. 4000 less from what the phone was actually priced. The change will be applicable from today.
Huawei is one of the second largest markets outside China; its relationship with India goes back to 1999. The company has lately been manufacturing budgeted phones that have become quite popular in the Indian market.
According to Huawei, Honor 8 is a mid-range budget phone offering some great specs at the price it was being offered. Honor 8 Smart is a lower version of the Honor 8, and the two smartphones were launched together.
A Glance on What Honor 8 Looks Like
Although Honor 8 has been designed to be an in the upper range of budgeted smartphone, it did not manage to get as good reviews as its predecessor Honor 7. The look of the smartphone is striking, but the device is quite slippery and slides off from most surfaces. Not to forget the fingerprints on the screen are irksome.
It has the Kirin 950 octa-core SoC on inside with a 4GB of RAM, 32GB of internal storage. An exciting feature is the Knuckle Sense that enables you to take screenshots by knocking the screen with your knuckles or drawing a circle – the knuckle tapping works but drawing the circle requires too much pressure.
Overall the smartphone was rated average.
Here is a short description of how Honor 8 Smart looks like and what specs does the device offer to its buyers.
Honor 8 Smart is a metal smartphone. The smartphone features a full HD 5.2-inch display with 1920pixels x 1080pixels. It runs on Android 6.0 Marshmallow and has a 2.0GHz Kirin 650 chipset with 2GB RAM and 16GB of internal storage that can be expanded up to 128GB with the help of a MicroSD card.
There is a front camera which has an 8-megapixel camera, and the rear camera has a resolution of 13 megapixels. It has been equipped with a 3000mAh non-removable battery.
It is a single SIM smartphone and also supports 4G network. Honor 8 Smart is available in three colors – gold, white and black.
What Had the Reviewers to Say About Honor 8?
The smartphone had been reviewed as a good phone for the average users. The phone has all the required features, and the performance was fairly good. The best thing about it is that it has been reasonably priced.
With the prices slashed further Huawei’s Honor 8 Smart is definitely going to attract a few more buyers to its bucket.