Huawei Honor V8 Teardown: Dual-rear camera, excellent inside structure and craftsmanship

Huawei Honor V8 Teardown: Dual-rear camera, excellent inside structure and craftsmanship

Huawei Honor released the flagship device of its brand new Honor V series this month, Huawei Honor V8 with dual-rear camera. The Honor V8 features ultra technological experience with many highlights. Today, we will show you how to take apart Huawei Honor V8 and its internal structure, you may also take this as a repair guide.

Huawei Honor V8

Firstly, let’s take a look at its specs. Huawei Honor V8 adopts Kirin 950 processor, 4GB RAM+32/64GB ROM, supporting expansion up to 128GB. It packs 3500mAh battery, using 9V/2A quick charging technology. Honor V8 uses the second generation dual-camera technology, offer dual-12MP camera. One is color camera and the other is Black and White camera with 1.25μm ppi, supporting Laser Focus/Contrast Focus/DOF Focus and ISP, can optimize different objects. Honor V8 has a 5.7 inch 1080p/2K 2.5D display and it supports dual SIM/dual standby, VoLTE and 4G+.

Now, let’s see the whole inside of this device.

Huawei Honor V8

Huawei Honor V8

The teardown work of Honor V8 needs to begin with its rear panel. The only breach is the adhesive tape that covers where the camera sits. The first step is to tear up this tape.4

Use a heat gun to heat the tape at the back of Honor V8 and then use some tool to separate the tape and phone itself.

Huawei Honor V8

You can see there are 3 screws there after the tape is gone. They are used to fasten the back cover and the phone. So the next step is to remove these screws.

Huawei Honor V8

After removing the screws, what you need to do is take the SIM card slot out so you can disassemble the phone.

Huawei Honor V8

Honor V8’s screen is fastened on the metal back cover using knucle structure. So you can just use an easy tool or your finger nail to totally take apart the screen and the back cover.

Huawei Honor V8

After the phone and the back cover is totally apart, you can see the internal structure of Honor V8, it is quite neat and in order. The back cover is connected to the phone body with a flex cable, this cable is the Fingerprint ID flex cable.

Huawei Honor V8

All the flex cables inside Honor V8 are fastened with sheet metal, in case they may loosen.

Huawei Honor V8

Remove the flex cable on the back cover to totally disassemble it, the back cover is metal unibody design. There are mainly antenna and the Fingerprint ID module on the back cover.

Huawei Honor V8

Honor V8 uses rear Fingerprint ID which offers very rapid and accurate Fingerprint Recognition function, which is also the mainstream Fingerprint ID configuration.

Huawei Honor V8

Honor V8’s body is largely taken up by the battery. There are 2 PCBs in side, the big one is the mother board of the phone and the small one down there is the PCB of the connector. They are connected with 2 flex cables.

Huawei Honor V8

There are USB Type-C port, loudspeaker and vibrator on Honor V8’s small PCB.

Huawei Honor V8

Honor V8’s loud speaker and acoustic chamber are 2 in 1 design, so as to simplify the phone’s loud speaker design and lower the design cost.

Huawei Honor V8

After the small PCB is removed, we can see the USB Type-C port on it is wrapped with rubber which offers protection to the port.

Huawei Honor V8

Honor V8 has a large battery, the phone has large enough place to install the battery. Honor V8’s battery capacity is 3500mAh, supports Quick Charge and has very excellent battery life.

Huawei Honor V8

Honor V8’s mother board is covered with shield cover. We can see the PCB is scattered with lots of components and connectors. The craftsmanship and the material of its mother board are pretty outstanding.

Huawei Honor V8

We can see the phone’s bezel after removing the mother board. There is silicone grease on the bezel close to the CPU, it can take the heat of the CPU to dissipate on the phone.

Huawei Honor V8

Open the shield cover on the front of the PCB, we can see there are mainly some RF chips on it and some small chips of Bluetooth, WIFI and so on.

Huawei Honor V8

The back of PCB is the phone’s CPU, RAM and base-band chip. There is no shield cover on the CPU and RAM chip, the directly use the bezel as shield cover.

Huawei Honor V8

Honor V8 high configurations version use Kirin 955 processor which has 4* A72 cores and 4* A53 cores. A72’s frequency is 2.5GHz. Honor V8 uses 4GB RAM. The RAM chip and CPU are in dual-layer package.

Huawei Honor V8

Honor V8 uses Samsung’s ROM chip, the storage is 64GB.

Huawei Honor V8

Honot V8 supports Full Netcom, but the base-band Kirin 950 integrated does not support CDMA network, so it needs an extra VIA CDMA base-band chip.

Huawei Honor V8

SKY77597-11 is a RF-amplify chip, amplify the RF signals.

Huawei Honor V8

Hi6362 is Huawei Hisilicone’s RF Transceiver chip, transit and receive the signals of the phone.

Huawei Honor V8

altek6610 is an ISP of the camera, in charge of the shooting algorithm of Huawei Honor V8’s dual- 12MP rear camera.

Huawei Honor V8

Honor V8’s VIA CDMA base-band, it also needs a FC7712 RF chip to process the CDMA signal.

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One of Honor V8’s dual-12MP camera is responsible for recording the object’s color and the other is in charge of recording its black/white information, and then make a complete picture by ISP computing. Besides, the phone also offers a 8MP front camera.

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Through the teardown of Huawei Honor V8, we can see the phone is really excellent on craftsmanship and material. It not only has dual-rear camera, also features powerful hardware. Honor V8 can take very beautiful pictures and bring us prominent performance. As the flagship product of Honor V series, Honor V8 has the craftsmanship and configurations that flagship smartphones have and the process of some details are very considerable. On the whole, Honor V8 is also easy to take apart and repair.

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