While the Honor V9 had just launched in China few weeks ago, today the Huawei subsidiary smartphone company has added a new smartphone into the Honor family. The Honor 8 Pro is an upgraded version of the Honor 8 launched last year, and it comes with 5.7 inches 2K display, 6GB RAM, Kirin 960 and other premium flagship specifications for a price around RM2600!
Honor 8 Pro specifications：
- 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
RRP：€549（ approx. RM2600）
The Honor 6 comes with a metallic unibody build along with 2 bidirectional antennas on the top and bottom that segregated the rear panel. Their iconic dual rear camera has been preserved from the Honor 8 but the design has a strong resemblance on iPhone, to be frank.
The dual rear 12MP camera is the icon of the Honor 8 Pro originated from the Honor 8. The f/2.2 aperture makes it ideal for taking photos and video in multiple environment. Besides, taking VR photos or video is at ease with a single tap.
The Kirin 960 is one of the latest Huawei own SoC that offers 18% more performance in multicore performance and 180% boost in GPU. Along with the CPU comes with 6GB RAM which is more than sufficient for daily multitasking.
Despite thinner than 7mm, the Honor 8 Pro is equipped with 4000mAh battery that is expected to last around 30 hours.
In short, the Honor 8 Pro is exactly identical as the Honor V9 launched in China but it comes with a 6GB RAM and lacks of the red colour variant. It is current priced at €549 (~RM2600) and available in UK, France, Germany and Italy first. It is expected to arrive in Malaysian market on this May. Stay tuned!