Huawei Honor 8, Honor 8 Smart and Holly 3 launched: Price and specifications

Huawei Honor 8, Honor 8 Smart, and Holly 3 are the new smartphones launched by the Chinese technology company.

Written by Shruti Dhapola | Updated: October 12, 2016 4:48 pm
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Huawei has launched three new smartphones under its Honor brand in India. The three new smartphones include Honor 8, Honor 8 Smart and Holly 3. The newly announced Holly 3 is the first ‘Made In India’ smartphone from the Chinese smartphone maker. Honor 8 is priced at Rs 29,999 while Honor 8 Smart will retail for Rs 19,999. Huawei has priced Holly 3 at Rs 9,999. Honor 8 will be exclusive to Flipkart and Amazon, while Honor 8 Smart and Holly 3 will retail online and offline.

For Honor brand, the new Honor 8 smartphone will serve as the flagship smartphone. Honor 8 features same dual rear camera setup like Huawei P9, minus the Leica branding. It has an all glass design. The phone is the successor to Huawei’s Honor 7 that was launched in October last year. Honor 8 features a 5.2-inch Full HD display (1080 x 1920 pixels resolution), and is powered by the company’s own Kirin 950 octa-core processor coupled with a Mali-T880 MP4 GPU.

The dual SIM phone will be running Android 6.0 Marshmallow running Huawei’s EMUI 4.1 skin on top. Honor 8 features a dual 12MP rear camera setup (f/2.2 aperture) that comes with laser autofocus and dual-LED flash, and also has features like geo-tagging, touch focus, HDR and panorama. The selfie shooter on the phone is an 8MP with a f/2.4 aperture.

Honor 8 is backed by a 3000 mAh non-removable battery, and weighs 153 gms. The phone sports a USB Type-C 1.0 reversible connector and can charge to 47 per cent in 30 minutes using Smart Power 4.0. The phone is fitted with sensors like a fingerprint scanner, gyroscope, proximity sensor, compass and accelerometer.

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Huawei’s Honor brand has also announced Honor 8 smart – a more budget friendly variant of Honor 8 with a metal unibody design and single rear camera. The smartphone has tweaked Antenna design like latest iPhone 7 and iPhone 7 Plus with a screen to body ratio of 76.4 per cent. Honor 8 Smart has same 5.2-inch Full HD display like Honor 8, but gets 2GB RAM and 16GB storage. It has a slower Kirin 650 processor under the hood. Honor 8 Smart sports a 13MP backside illuminated rear camera and an 8MP primary camera. The smartphone is backed by a 3,000mAh battery uses microUSB port for charging.

Honor Holly 3 is a 4G device running on a Kirin 620 CPU and is running on Android 6.0 Marshmallow running the EMUI 4. 1 skin on top. The phone has 2GB RAM and 16GB internal storage (expandable to 128GB). The primary camera on the phone is 13MP, while the front camera is 8MP – both with f/2.0 aperture. It backed by a 3100 mAh battery.

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    Shazia shoaib
    Oct 20, 2016 at 3:17 pm
    Nice phone
  2. H
    Oct 12, 2016 at 7:08 am
    No Chinese product please. Why you spend money to hurt your own country,
  3. J
    Jaswanth Chadalavada
    Oct 12, 2016 at 10:37 am
    Why no Chinese ? lt;br/gt;Just because you dont want to hurt your country ?lt;br/gt;lt;br/gt;For all fake wannabe`s here and Self proclaimed patriots, lt;br/gt;lt;br/gt;Hear me loud and clear,lt;br/gt;lt;br/gt;Indian Economy is hit by Corruption from the leaders we elect,lt;br/gt;lt;br/gt;They have tons of billions of Black money, lt;br/gt;lt;br/gt;They are still doing so,lt;br/gt;lt;br/gt;The reason is US, You and;br/gt;lt;br/gt;If we keep our mouth shut then, this is no place to whine here,lt;br/gt;lt;br/gt;If your voice was down when thousands of women were Raped and killed this is no place for your Whine,lt;br/gt;lt;br/gt;Chinese products are Cost effective, they have cheap labor, The GOVERNMENT tax policies and Government is more stable than ours, for industries to start and flourish,lt;br/gt;lt;br/gt;Just for a day stop every product made/manufactured/embled in China !lt;br/gt;lt;br/gt;And you will be left with a ton of PATHANJALI;br/gt;lt;br/gt;We can make a man to think, but no one cannot stop an from reacting !
  4. S
    Oct 13, 2016 at 6:31 am
    Think logical, you miss to understand important thing. China is against India by stopping Brahmaputra River water and is supporting PAK terrorism. We have to show our support by stop buying china made items. I think now u have understood the actual reason. Stop talking non sense.
  5. A
    Oct 12, 2016 at 7:51 am
    Think of China's technical hold on Mazoor Asad, say no to Chinese products
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