Annual flagship 6.0 inch Huawei Mate 8 goes official: Kirin 950, 3GB/4GB RAM, EMUI 4.0, Fingerprint ID and 4000mAh battery

Annual flagship 6.0 inch Huawei Mate 8 goes official: Kirin 950, 3GB/4GB RAM, EMUI 4.0, Fingerprint ID and 4000mAh battery

Huawei held a launch event in Shanghai this afternoon and released their newest flagship Huawei Mate 8. This new device uses unibody metal design and runs the top-level Chinese chipset, Hisilicone Kirin 950 octa core processor. Meanwhile, the Huawei Watch which was released before overseas is announced to be launched in China today.

Huawei Mate 8

On appearance design, Huawei Mate 8 adopts the style from Mate series. The device uses metal material on the whole and unibody design. It is still slim and light, quite simple. Meanwhile, Huawei Mate 8 also adds Fingerprint ID mudule on its rear panel to better protect your data and for convenience.

Huawei Mate 8

From the screen, Huawei Mate 8 takes a 6.0 inch FHD 1920x1080p 2.5D screen. The 1080p display technology is mature and comparing with 2K screen, it is more excellent on power-consumption. The color saturation is 95%. On display effect, Huawei has always been outstanding. The decent color reproduction makes Huawei Mate 8’s display of colors basically remain the same as the original. With 1.7mm super narrow frame, it offers very high screen-to-body ratio. The side edges of the phone use metal wire drawing process and the back uses sandblasting process. It offers 4 colors, Golden, Silver, Grey and Coffee.

Huawei Mate 8

As for configuration, Huawei Mate 8 runs big.LITTLE 64bit Kirin 950 octa core processor. On processor specification, 950 uses TSMC 16nm technology, consisting of 4 2.3Ghz Cortex-A72 cores and 4 1.8GHz Cortex-A53 cores. Comparing with Snapdragon 810, its performance is 40% improved and power-consumption is 60% decreased. And comparing with Samsung Exynos 7420, its performance is 40% improved and power-consumption is 10% decreased.

Huawei Mate 8

Huawei Mate 8 also packs 8.0MP front selfie camera supporting 10-level Smart Beautify and 16MP Sony IMX298 rear camera with F/2.0 aperture, supporting AF+CAF technology and OIS. In addition, Huawei Mate 8 supports Manual mode, can adjust white balance, ISO, EV and so on. It also supports Slow shot and 12FPS 100-photo Burst shot.

Huawei Mate 8

Huawei Mate 8’s chipset is extremely safe, passed the professional test by FBI. The Fingerprint Sensor on its back supports 360 degree read and unlock in 0.5 second, it can record 5 groups of Fingerprint in total. In addition, Huawei Mate also supports Fingerprint pay, shooting via Fingerprint, answer phone call via Fingerprint and so on.

Huawei Mate 8

On network, Huawei Mate 8 is built-in with dual Nano SIM Card slots. Under LTE CAT6 network, its downloading speed is as fast as 300Mbps. Moreover, it supports FDD-LTE, TDD-LTE, WCDMA, TD-SCDMA, GSM, CDMA2000 and CDMA network.

Huawei Mate 8 is equipped with a 4000mAh high density, supporting the newest 9V/2A Quick Charge technology. It can be charged to 11.6% in 10 mins and half an hour’s charging time can supply power for a whole day’s use. Mate 8 runs the EMUI 4.0 OS powered by Android 6.0.

Huawei Mate 8

At last, it is the price, Huawei Mate 8 comes with 5 versions. The customized version for Chinese carrier(3GB RAM+32GB ROM) is 2999 Yuan. Global version consists of 3 sub versions, 3GB RAM+32GB ROM version is 3199 Yuan, 4GB RAM+64GB ROM is 3699 Yuan and 4GB RAM+128GB ROM is 4399 Yuan. And there is also a Grandeur version which is the most expensive one, 4GB RAM+128GB ROM, 6888 Yuan.

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