|Huawei Mate 8 Officially Launches in the Philippines|
Huawei Mobile Philippines officially launched in the country their much awaited and highly regarded flagship, the Huawei Mate 8.
The Huawei Mate 8 has a stunning uni-body design crafted from high-grade aluminum, boasting a 6-inch vivid Full HD display with 95% color saturation and about 85% screen-to-body ratio due its very slim bezels. The screen also has a unique 2.5D glass and employs Corning Gorilla Glass 4 as added protection.
See Also: Huawei PH Reaches 1 Million Facebook Followers
On the inside, it is powered by the newest homebrew HiSilicon Kirin 950 chipset meticulously manufactured by TSMC's 16nm FinFET technology. This system-on-chip is an octa core processor consists of four Cortex-A72 cores clocked at 2.3GHz each and another four Cortex-A53 cores clocked at 1.8GHz each bundled with ARM Mali-T880MP4 as its graphics processing unit. Moreover, it also comes with revolutionary i5 intelligent co-processor for a better power consumption distribution. The variant that will arrive locally has a 4GB of RAM for smooth multitasking and 64GB of ROM for larger storage space.
In terms of camera capabilities, the main one at the back sports a SONY made IMX298 16MP stack-able image sensor with f/2.0 aperture, Smart OIS and high performance independent ISP. Meanwhile the one in the front has an 8MP SONY IMX179 sensor for better selfie. Other interesting features of the Mate 8 include 4000mAh battery capacity for longer up-time, dual SIM with Cat 6 LTE connectivity, knuckles split-screen and user-friendly fingerprint sensor.
Also Read: Huawei Watch Officially Unveiled in the Philippines
It will be available this coming March 5 for Php32,990 and has four colors to choose from namely silver, gold, brown and gray.
Huawei Mate 8 Specifications:
- GSM: 850/900/1800/1900MHz
- 3G: 800/850/900/1900/2100MHz
- LTE: B1/2/3/4/5/6/7/8/12/17/18/19/20/26
- Dual nano SIM, dual standby
- 6-inch IPS FHD (1920x1080) capacitive touchscreen LCD, Corning Gorilla Glass 4 protection
- Dimensions: 157.1mm x 80.6mm x 7.9mm
- Weight: 185 grams
- Android 6.0 Marshmallow with Emotion UI 4.0
- 64-bit 2.3GHz quad core Cortex-A72 CPU + 64-bit 1.8GHz quad core Cortex-A72 CPU, Mali-T8800MP4 GPU, HiSilicon Kirin 950 chipset
- i5 intelligent co-processor
- 4GB of RAM
- 64GB internal storage, expandable up to 128GB via micro SD card, uses SIM 2 slot
- 16MP OSI BSI auto focus main camera with dual-tone LED flash, SONY IMX298 sensor, 1080p video recording
- 8MP secondary camera, SONY IMX179 sensor
- Multimedia player
- FM Radio
- 3.5mm audio jack
- GPS with A-GPS, GLONASS, BDS
- WiFi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac, dual-band
- Micro USB 2.0
- Bluetooth v4.2
- Sensor: fingerprint, accelerometer, light, proximity
- Battery: 4000mAh Lithium Polymer, non-removable
- Price: Php32,990
- Colors: brown, gold, gray, silver