Honor 8 with 5.2-inch display, 4GB RAM, dual rear cameras expected in July


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Huawei’s Honor introduced the Honor V8 smartphone with dual 12-megapixel rear cameras last month. Now the company is rumored to introduce the Honor 8, a smaller variant of the smartphone with a 5.2-inch curved glass screen in China next month.

It will come with the same dual camera setup, but it will have a glass back and a metal frame instead of metal back in the V8.

Huawei Honor 8 rumored specifications

5.2-inch (1920 x 1080 pixels) Full HD / (2560 × 1440 pixels) Quad HD 2.5D curved glass display
Octa-Core Kirin 955 (4x 2.5GHz A72, A53 4 x 1.8 GHz) processor with Mali T880-MP4 GPU
4GB RAM, 32GB / 64GB / 128GB storage, expandable memory up to 128GB with microSD
Android 6.0 (Marshmallow) with EMUI 4.1
Hybrid Dual SIM (nano + nano/microSD)
12MP dual rear cameras with dual-tone LED flash
8MP front-facing camera
Fingerprint sensor, Infrared sensor
Dimensions: 157.00×77.60×7.75mm;Weight: 170g
4G LTE, Wi-Fi a/b/g/n/ac (2.4GHz and 5GHz), Bluetooth 4.2, GPS, NFC, USB Type-C
3200mAh with fast charging

The Huawei Honor 8 is rumored to be priced at 1999 yuan (US$ 304 / Rs. 20,460 approx.) for the base variant and go up to 2799 (US$ 425 / Rs. 28,652 approx.) for the 128GB variant with a Quad HD display. It is expected to be announced on July 5th.