Huawei Honor 8 Pro smartphone has been officially launched in India, and the smartphone will be Amazon India exclusive. Honor 8 Pro price in India is Rs 29,999 and the first sale will be on July 10 as part of Amazon Prime day, but this sale only for Amazon Prime members. Honor 8 Pro official sale will start from July 13 on Amazon India. The Amazon Prime Day sale will also offer 15 per cent cashback to HDFC debit and credit card users.
Honor 8 Pro’s highlight is the dual rear camera system, and this one has 12MP with 12MP camera on the back. The Honor 8 Pro also sports a larger 4000 mAh battery, which could give it an edge over the newly launched OnePlus 5. Honor 8 Pro will also come with the 45GB of Vodafone free data offer, which gives users 5GB extra data every month.
Honor 8 Pro was launched in China as the V9 earlier this year. The company has been building the hype for the past few days, highlighting the Honor 8 Pro’s dual camera and long battery life. Honor 8 Pro will be high-end smartphone, featuring a 5.7-inch Quad HD display with a resolution of 2560 x 1440 pixels. It is powered by Huawei’s own Kirin 960 octa-core processor, coupled with 6GB RAM and 128GB storage. The internal storage can be further expanded via a microSD card slot.
A dual camera is on the rear, with two 12-megapixel shooters – one is for monochrome and other a RGB lens. The front camera is 8-megapixels for selfies and video calling. It has a 4000mAh battery, Android 7.0 Nougat on board and Huawei’s EMUI 5.1 over the top.
Honor 8 Pro will be directly competing against OnePlus 5, which has been launched in India recently. The smartphone is priced at Rs 32,999 for the 6GB RAM and Rs 37,999 for the 8GB RAM model. The flagship phone comes in 64GB and 128GB internal storage, respectively. Honor has been a popular brand in China, however, the company is yet to make its presence felt in India. Honor faces some stiff competition from the likes of Xiaomi, Oppo, Vivo, OnePlus, and even Samsung.