Honor 8 Pro

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Key Specs
  • Display 5.70-inch (1440x2560)
  • Processor Kirin 960
  • Front Camera 8MP
  • Rear Camera 12MP
  • RAM 6GB
  • Storage 128GB
  • Battery Capacity 4000mAh
  • OS Android 7.0
  • Market StatusReleased
  • Release DateApril 2017

Honor 8 Pro Review

By Aditya Shenoy (Jul 6, 2017)
Aditya Shenoy
  • Design
  • Display
  • Software
  • Performance
  • Battery Life
  • Camera
  • Value for Money
  • Good
  • Good camera performance
  • Good battery life
  • Lots of storage space
  • Excellent value for money
  • Bad
  • Display saturation can’t be changed

Huawei has steadily been releasing devices in India under its sub-brand Honor. With this strategy, the brand has managed to place one of its devices in every price segment below Rs. 30,000. The Honor 8 (Review) has been its top-of-the-line device so far, and now it looks like the Honor 8 Pro will take over that position. The Honor 8 Pro sports dual rear cameras and is priced to go up against the new kid on the block, the OnePlus 5 (Review). So does this phone have what it takes to dethrone one of the most popular models around? Let’s find out in our Honor 8 Pro review.

Honor 8 Pro Summary

The Honor 8 Pro sports a 5.7-inch Quad HD display protected by Corning Gorilla Glass. One of its biggest highlights is its dual 12-megapixel rear cameras. Honor has used one RGB sensor and one monochrome sensor to deliver sharper, more detailed photos. Powering the Honor 8 Pro is Huawei's top-of-the-line Kirin 960 processor, plus 6GB of RAM and 128GB of storage which is expandable using a microSD card. This is a dual-SIM device with a hybrid SIM slot, and supports for 4G and VoLTE. It also packs in a 4000mAh battery to power it through the day, despite its relatively slim body.

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Honor 8 Pro Full Specifications

Brand Honor
Model 8 Pro
Release date April 2017
Form factor Touchscreen
Dimensions (mm) 157.00 x 77.50 x 6.97
Weight (g) 184.00
Battery capacity (mAh) 4000
Removable battery No
Colours Navy Blue, Platinum Gold, and Midnight Black
SAR value 1.17
Screen size (inches) 5.70
Touchscreen Yes
Resolution 1440x2560 pixels
Pixels per inch (PPI) 515
Processor 1.8GHz octa-core
Processor make Kirin 960
Internal storage 128GB
Expandable storage Yes
Expandable storage type microSD
Expandable storage up to (GB) 128
Rear camera 12-megapixel
Rear flash LED
Front camera 8-megapixel
Operating system Android 7.0
Skin EMUI 5.1
Wi-Fi Yes
Bluetooth Yes, v 4.20
Infrared No
Headphones 3.5mm
FM Yes
Number of SIMs 2
Wi-Fi Direct No
Mobile High-Definition Link (MHL) No
SIM Type Nano-SIM
3G No
4G/ LTE Yes
Supports 4G in India (Band 40) No
SIM Type Nano-SIM
3G Yes
4G/ LTE Yes
Supports 4G in India (Band 40) No
Compass/ Magnetometer No
Proximity sensor Yes
Accelerometer Yes
Ambient light sensor Yes
Gyroscope Yes
Barometer No
Temperature sensor No
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  • honor is good brand
    Chotharam Purohit (Jun 21, 2017) on Gadgets 360 Recommends
    very good helpful fon honor 8 pro
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  • Excellent phone
    Renjith (Mar 24, 2018) on Gadgets 360 Recommends
    Good camera, good battery, good perfomence
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  • Five Stars
    Amazon Customer (Jan 11, 2018) on Amazon
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  • Outstanding smart phone
    Bhaskar K Giri (Jan 9, 2018) on Amazon
    Excellent phone as per your value of money with outstanding battery backup. But should have been bezel less full display with more screen to body ratio....
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  • Five Stars
    Abhi (Jan 12, 2018) on Amazon
    Very best in this price range no one can beat them
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  • outstanding phone
    NVM PRAKASH (Jan 9, 2018) on Amazon
    excellent phone in all aspects
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  • 10/10 Super fast mobile after using 4 days But no acceceries ...
    Gour Sundar Dey (Jan 9, 2018) on Amazon
    Display.....10/10Battery.....10/10Rear camera......10/10Front camera.....7/10Performance.....10/10Looking.....10/10Super fast mobile after using 4 daysBut no acceceries available in market,, nor screen guard or back cover, mobile is very sliparry , difficult to use without back cover, some tme hangs,
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  • Buy Honor 8 Pro instead of one plus five.
    Pranit (Jan 8, 2018) on Amazon
    I'm more than happy with the device. It's worth every penny. The low light imaging is really great and the processor is super fast along with a great battery.
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  • A great phone at reasonable price!!!
    Sayantan Sil (Jan 13, 2018) on Amazon
    Excellent phone at reasonable price. Specially battery backup and processor speed. The phone is powered with 4000 mAH battery which is amazing. Normal usage for 2 days without charging is quite usual for it. I am using this phone for last 8 days. Moreover, I feel absolutely no heating problem, which is common with many of the existing budget phones in the market. Thanks to Huawei!!!
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  • Best budget phone
    Nishith (Jan 13, 2018) on Amazon
    Really a great phone with best performance and very good camera, it also has IR and the software installed by default covers max instruments. And the finger print sensor is extremely fast and accurate. Slight heating issue is noticed but its negligible.
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