Huawei Mate 8 Price in Singapore & Specifications
Price List by Country for Huawei Mate 8
Huawei announces its new 6-inch high performance PHABLET the "Huawei Mate 8"
On November 26, Chinese multinational and telcom equipment and services company Huawei Co. Ltd introduced the new 6-inch PHABLET "Huawei Mate 8" scheduled to go on sale in the first quarter of 2016 in China.
Nov 27, 2015
Available in 4 color variations; Champagne Gold, Moonlight Silver, Space Gray and Mocha Brown. The upcoming Huawei Mate 8 is equipped with a 6-inch full HD (1080p) display (367ppi). Huawei added their own UI the Huawei Emotion 4.0 atop of Google’s latest version of the Android OS (Android 6.0 Marshmallow).
Powering the 6-inch PHABLET is a built-in 2.3GHz HiSilicon Kirin 950 octa-core processor with a total of 8 integrated chips(4- 1.8GHz Crotex A72 and 4- 2.3GHz Cortex A53). To equal the Mate 8’s potentials Huawei equipped the device with 3GB of RAM.
There are 2 available storage capacity options for the Huawei Mate 8, a 32GB and 64GB. The Mate 8 uses a Sony 8-MP f / 2.4 in front and a 16MP f / 2.0, equipped with a 3-axis optical image stabilization Sony camera at the back. Another neat feature the Huawei Mate 8 has to offer is a Fingerprint sensor at the back. Aside from authenticating the user to unlock the device, Huawei’s authentication system can also be used to secure files, photos and apps. Users can also use the fingerprint authentication in cancelling the alarm clock. Lastly the Huawei Mate 8 comes with a massive 4,000mAh battery that also supports Quick Charge.
Is the Mate 8 Huawei’s contender in facing the upcoming Apple iPhone 7 and Samsung Galaxy S7 in 2016? There are no words yet whether when or will the big, high-spec’d Huawei Mate 8 be coming in Singapore.
|Display Resolution||1080 x 1920pixels|
|Rear Camera Resolution||16MP|
|Front Camera Resolution||8MP|
|Dimensions (W x H x D)||157.1 x 80.6 x 7.9mm|
|Wi-Fi Standard||802.11 a/b/g/n/ac|
|Virtual Reality Capable||No|
|Heart Rate Sensor||No|
|LED Notification Light||Yes|
Huawei has been at the very top of its game for the past couple of years. Not only have they up scaled their smartphone manufacturing unit but also improved the overall quality of their devices. It seems now they have moved on to making flagship models for their customers. The new Huawei Mate 8 32 GB is a testament to this amazing growth. All over the world and especially in Singapore, Huawei's market share has grown significantly for the past 2 years or so. With this new device, Huawei might finally give stiff competition to popular international brands.
Huawei Mate 8 32 GB shocks users with its impressive spec sheet
If you are looking for a high end flagship model at a reasonable price, then Huawei has the perfect product for you. This brand new Huawei Mate 8 32 GB is a very popular addition to its line of flagship models. Even though it was first announced way back in November 2015, there was not much uproar for it initially.
However, with a strong build design and an effective marketing campaign, this device has risen to the forefront of premium flagship devices. It is currently making quite a show, especially in South East Asian markets such as Malaysia, Singapore, and Philippines as well.
Overall build quality of Huawei Mate 8 32 GB is exceptionally good, with a well-designed body and optimal dimensions. Its dimensions are 157.1 mm x 80.6 mm x 7.9 mm. Even though it might seem to be a bulky setup, it weighs only 185 grams, making it a very light device to hold. It supports all conventional networking, including 4G LTE with HSPA and GSM connectivity.
Huawei Mate 8 32 GB offers a 6.0 inch IPS NEO LCD display module with a capacitive touch screen interface. Its rich color density goes all the way up to 16M colors, along with an impressive 78% screen to body ratio. Its max resolution supports extends to 1080 x 1920 pixels along with an up scaled pixel density of 368 pixels per inch.
There is additional protection provided in the form of Corning Gorilla Glass 4.
As far as performance features of Huawei Mate 8 32 GB are concerned, there is much to look forward to. This device comes with a Hi Silicon Kirin 950 chipset, along with an Octa Core configuration with an assembled setup. It will consist of:
- 4 2.3 GHz Cortex A72 CPU
- 4 1.8 GHz Cortex A53 CPU
This dual setup is likely to be very good for multitasking as well as accelerated performance of the device. Associated graphics is provided with Mali T880 MP4 GPU. Memory specs include 3 GB of NXT L09 and NXT L29 RAM support, along with 32 GB of internal storage. Additional external storage in form of micro SD up to 256 GB is also supported.
User Interface and Camera
Huawei Mate 8 32 GB offers the latest version of Android 6.0 Marshmallow OS. However, official sources report that Huawei will incorporate its Emotion user interface version 4.0. Additional information suggests this device is slated to receive Android 7.0 Nougat OS.
Camera options for this device include a primary camera of 16 MP on its rear as well as an 8 MP secondary camera on the front for video calling or selfie purposes. Additional primary camera features include:
- An f/2.0 aperture with 27 mm OIS lens.
- Phase detection auto focus with 1/2.8 inch sensor size.
- 1080p at 60 fps video recording with dual LED and dual tone flash.
Why should you buy it? – Pros
- Vibrant display features.
- Impressive 4000 mAh Li-Po battery.
- High quality 16 MP camera.
Huawei Mate 8 32 GB is a perfect example of value for money. It is priced at a very competitive price range, but is expected to do very well due to its quality features. Impressive specs and affordable range, what are you waiting for?