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Honor 8 Unboxing and Hands-On!

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One of the new Honor flagship has been officially launched in Malaysia market last week. The Honor 8 Pro is best known for its sharp appearance with a great emphasis on performance, driven by its new hardware. It also offers several choices of colour such as navy blue, platinum gold and midnight black. Today we will be bring you our unboxing for the Honor Malaysia latest flagship – Honor 8 Pro in navy blue.

Honor 8 Pro specifications:

Honor 8 Pro With 6GB RAM, Dual Rear Cameras, 4000mAh Battery Launched

  • 5.7 inches 2K display
  • Kirin 960
  • 6GB RAM+64 ROM
  • 8MP front camera
  • Dual 12MP rear camera/ Dual tone LED flash/ F2.2 aperture/ PDAF autofocus
  • 4000mAh battery
  • Rear fingerprint sensor
  • Kirin Hi-6403 audio DAC
  • Runs on Android 7.0+EMUI 5.0
  • Available in gold, black and silver (colour might varies on local availability)

RRP: RM1999

Unboxing

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The smartphone box often brings anticipation for first time user that expect the smartphone is presented in a beautiful way. Apart from containing the smartphone and its accessories, the box has offers a surprising feature that we will cover more later.

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Like other smartphones, the Honor 8 pro sits right on the top, covering almost all part of the box.

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Apart from USB Type C, earphones, charger, SIM pin, user manual, the Honor 8 Pro smartphone box can be alternatively used as a VR box for immersive virtual reality experience.

Design

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The first glance of the Honor 8 pulls our attention towards its display. It’s got a 5.7 inches 2K display with pixel density up to 515 ppi with a clear view of detail.

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There are multiple sensors on the front located alongside the camera with notification LED hidden under the speakerphone. The Honor 8 Pro utilize virtual navigation button on its screen and the Honor logo is imprinted on the bottom bezel.

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The Honor 8 Pro also offers a smooth grip with rounded edge along with SIM slot on left and power button and volume rocker adjusted to the right.

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IMG_20170720_160129On its top the Honor 8 Pro offers an IR blaster and noice cancelling microphone for clearer talk. Fortunately, it also retains the 3.5mm audio jack, a favourite for all audiophiles.

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A well unibody metallic panel with matte finish makes it even better. It has a pretty smooth grip and heat/cold dissipation can be easily noticed on your palm.

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On a slight touch of its camera, the Honor 8 Pro offers a monochrome and colour lens similar with its last generation Honor 8 flagship. There is also a IR sensor with dual tone LED flash.

The wireless antenna was parallel aligned with each other and cross right through the camera lens, a unique design which has yet to be observe on other smartphones.

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Official claims that the Honor 8 Pro is able to sustain for 1 to 2 days with a large 4000mAh battery packed in a device with thickness at 6.79mm. It is roughly weighted at 184g which neither feels too heavy or light.

Conclusion

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The Honor 8 Pro is an exceptional smartphone that offers decent performance and good design for those who are tight on budget. The rounded edge and matte metallic panel gives a good grip while maintaining a slim body experience. This smartphone is officially available under RM2000 which you can get it through Honor online retail store vmall or authorized distributor today.

 

Honor 8 Pro

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Alex Wee

Alex Wee

A smartphone addict, IT and InfoSec enthusiast. Contact me at alexwee@zinggadget.com