Honor is a sub-brand of Chinese company Huawei that is known for manufacturing affordable but reliable mid-range smartphones. The Honor 8 Pro is the priciest yet most accomplished model in the brand’s line-up, featuring an attractive design, swift performance, and a generous battery life. Find out more about the Honor 8 Pro in Singapore below.
As Huawei has emerged as a reputable smartphone manufacturer, it is safe to say that the fruit in the form of the Honor sub-brand has not fallen far from the tree. Honor smartphones are known for being feature-filled devices that are marketed at budget-friendly prices, making them worth every cent you are paying for them.
The Honor 8 Pro is the brand’s most expensive smartphone to date, but it is considered affordable compared to the prices of its counterparts that offer the same specs. Featuring a large display, top-of-the-line specifications, and Android Nougat, the Honor 8 gives many flagship devices a run for their money. If you like how the Huawei P10 Plus looks but cannot stomach its price, then the Honor 8 is a worthy substitute. Below are some of the phone’s key features.
The Honor 8 was considered one of the best-looking smartphones in 2016; now, the Honor 8 Pro definitely has a shot at the title once again. It sports a metal unibody design that looks premium and feels solid in the hand. Despite its svelte frame that measures only 6.97mm in thickness, it manages to fit in a 4,000mAh battery and a large 5.7-inch display. The rounded edges and matte finish at the rear provide a more comfortable grip. At the back, the dual-camera blends in well with the overall look of the device and the antenna lines accentuate the design and break the monotony.
Display-wise, the Honor 8 Pro is fitted with a 5.7-inch IPS display with 1,440 x 2,560p resolution. Boasting a Quad HD resolution and a pixel density of 551ppi, texts appear sharp and colours are accurate. With 560 nits of maximum brightness available, the screen has good sunlight legibility which means that the elements on the display remain readable while being used outdoors. The Honor Pro 8 also has a 2.5D curved glass that offers a nice swiping experience while preventing the display panel from shattering or being scratched.
Under its hood, the Honor 8 Pro is powered by Huawei’s very own high-performance octa-core Kirin 960 processor that is paired with a Mali-G71 MP8 GPU. These internal components work in sync with the built-in 6GB of RAM provides a swift performance that deals with heavy multi-tasking and extensive gaming without any lags or stutters. The device also manages to stay cool when used for prolonged periods. Its strong performance makes the Honor 8 Pro a great mobile entertainment device.
The Honor 8 Pro houses a massive 4,000mAh battery that can give you up to two days of battery life with the aid of software optimizations. The phone also supports quick charging which reduces the recharges the battery from 0% to 100% in under two hours.