The powerful beast
Display and configuration
The Huawei Mate 8 features a 6-inch IPS LCD full HD (1,080 x 1,920 pixels) display, leading to a pixel density of 367ppi. The screen is protected by a Scratch-resistant glass and can withstand minor scratches. The device is backed up by two quad-core processors and 4GB RAM which gives seamless multitasking experience. It features Accelerometer, Compass, Fingerprint ID, Gyroscope, Hall Sensor, Light sensor and Proximity sensor. It runs on the latest Android v6.0 (Marshmallow) operating system. It weighs 185gms and is available in brown, gold, silver and gray colour.
Camera and storage
The Huawei Mate 8 sports a 16MP back snapper which features Auto focus, CMOS image sensor, Digital image stabilization, AF Phase Detection, Auto Flash, Continuos Shooting, Exposure compensation, Face detection, Geo tagging, High Dynamic Range mode (HDR), ISO control, Optical image stabilization, Scenes, Self-timer, Touch to focus and White balance presets. For selfie lovers, it has a 8MP camera at the front which result in quality pictures. The users can also record HD definition video with a maximum resolution of 3,840 x 2,160 pixels @30fps. It houses an internal memory of 64GB which can be further expanded up to 128GB using a microSD card.
Battery and connectivity
The Huawei Mate 8 sips its juice from a 4,000mAh li-po non-removable battery which claims to render a good amount of battery backup for long hours. It features a wide range of connectivity options such as GPRS, EDGE, 3G, 4G, Wi-Fi 802.11, b/g/n, Mobile Hotspot, Wi-Fi Direct, Bluetooth v4.1, GPS with A-GPS/ Glonass, USB, USB OTG Support, Computer sync, DLNA, NFC, OTA sync and Tethering.
The Huawei Mate 8 appears in an elegant design and doesn't compromise on any aspect. It has the strength to seamlessly run heaviest of games and is packed with powerful snappers too. People who are cautious about the data security would be pleased to see the fingerprint sensor. To sum up, if you are looking for a phone with a robust configuration and great design should take this exorbitant phone into consideration.