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  • Astonishing display
  • Incredible performance
  • Great cameras
  • Huge storage
  • Fast charging
Beware of
  • Average battery backup
  • Hybrid SIM
Verdict

The Honor 8 is a powerful smartphone. It boasts of some of the best available features that delivers a great performance. Other major attraction of this phone is its impressive camera quality. Battery backup seems to be a bit low, but this drawback is negated to an extent by its fast charging feature. It saves us the trouble of keeping the device plugged in with charger for longer periods of time.

Smartphone with dual rear camera
Design and Display

The Honor 8 flaunts a 5.2-inch IPS LCD display of full HD resolution and a pixel density of 424ppi. The handset measures 153grams in weight and has a thin waistline of just 7.4mm.

Platform and Configuration

The device comes with the latest Android v6.0 (Marshmallow) OS straight out of the box. The smartphone is powered by two quad-core processors (Cortex A72 and Cortex A53) having an enormous clock speed of 2.3GHz and 1.8GHz enabling this device to operate at superfast speed. It is paired with a mammoth 4GB RAM that handles applications running on background and Mali-T880 MP4 GPU that can run even the most high-resolution games smoothly.

Camera and Storage

The Honor 8 sports a dual rear camera setup, both having resolution of 12MP. They also autofocus feature and a dual-color LED Flash. It is accompanied by an 8MP front-facing camera for selfies and video calls. The smartphone houses a huge 128GB internal storage, which is even further expandable upto 32GB by using microSD card on its hybrid SIM.

Connectivity and Battery

Connectivity options present in the the Honor 8 are Hybrid SIM, 4G, Wi-Fi 802.11 ac 5GHz, hotspot tethering, Bluetooth v4.2, GPS, glonass, NFC and USB type C. Sensors present in this device include light, proximity, accelerometer, compass and a round shaped fingerprint sensor on the back. The device is backed by 3,000mAh Li-polymer battery non-removable battery with fast charging feature.
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Honor 8 PRICE IN INDIA

Honor 8 price in India starts from Rs. 12,999. The lowest price of Honor 8 is Rs. 12,999 at amazon.in. The latest price of this phone is updated on Jan 22, 2018.
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4.2 / 5
488 User Reviews
3.5 / 5
1 Expert Review
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Key Specs See Full Specs
Android v6.0 (Marshmallow)
  • Performance
  • Display
  • Camera
  • Battery
  • Supports Indian bands
  • 32 GB + 128 GB Expandable
  • Fingerprint sensor
  • Gorilla Glass 3
  • USB OTG Support
  • No FM Radio
What makes Honor 8 unique?  
  • The best1 phone in terms of specifications priced around Rs. 12,000
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OVERALL RATING

4.2 /5 BASED ON 909 RATING(S)
OVERALL RATING
  • 5 stars
    567
  • 4 stars
    160
  • 3 stars
    58
  • 2 stars
    28
  • 1 stars
    96
488 USER REVIEW(S)
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awesome camera (46)
awesome front camera (2)
poor phone (1)
awesome battery backup (11)
average battery backup (3)
bad battery backup (2)
awesome display (13)
connectivity issues (1)
awesome phone (105)
value for money (13)
average performance (1)
amazing performance (16)
great sound (2)
hanging issue (2)
poor performance (1)
heating issue (39)
awesome performance (4)
fast charging (16)
fingerprint sensor (28)
optical image stabilization (1)
build quality (23)
future updates (2)
pixel density (3)
talk time (2)
usb type-c (3)
flash (10)
low light (8)
noice cancellation (1)
camera lens (5)
selfie (13)
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Must buy!
15 Oct 2016 By Rahul Saini On flipkart.com

This is what I was looking for...awesome looks, stylish logo, dual cam, great specs, reasonable price, honor brand, 2year warranty, VIP card, rare gem, one of its kind blue sapphire color, expandable up to 128GB, 15 layer crystal glass also slippery, 3 month screen damage warranty, feels like Samsung edge and iPhone 6s, amazing speaker, NFC.....................love you honor...I have used honor holly, honor 6, honor 5x and now honor 8 ...so without a doubt I am big fan of honor brand........honor brand always takes my expectations to the next level.....love you more than my all ex....

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15 Oct 2016 By Apoorva Parmar On flipkart.com

Amazing rear and front cam Vivid screen Ultra fast processor Very handy Looks awesome Smooth finger printKiller specs, beats one plus 3! Best in class premium phone Must buy!

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Latest Updates
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When it comes to cameras, two is better than one

Jun 22 2017 By Kshitij Gupta
Honor 8 Android Nougat update confirmed for February
Honor 8 Android Nougat update confirmed for February

The update will come with the latest EMUI 5 version and several new features

Dec 26 2016 By Akshay Kumar
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Oct 12 2016 By Ketaki Bhojnagarwala
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Honor 8 Specifications

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Launch Date October 12, 2016 (Official)
Brand Honor
Model 8
Operating System Android v6.0 (Marshmallow)
Custom UI
EMUI
SIM Slot(s) Single SIM, GSM
SIM Size SIM1: Nano
Network 4G: Available (supports Indian bands)
3G: Available, 2G: Available
Fingerprint Sensor
yes
Quick Charging
yes
Design
Height 145.5 mm Compare Size
Width 71.0 mm
Thickness 7.4 mm
Very Good
Thickness compared to
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7.4 mm
Average in group
8.4 mm
Best in this group
5.5 mm
Group: 10 - 16 K Phones
Based on specs, benchmarks & expert ratings
Weight 153 grams
Average
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153 grams
Average in group
155 grams
Best in this group
97 grams
Group: 10 - 16 K Phones
Based on specs, benchmarks & expert ratings
Colours Sunrise Gold, Pearl White, Sapphire Blue
Display
Good
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This Device
66%
Average in group
55%
Best in this group
83%
Group: 10 - 16 K Phones
Based on specs, benchmarks & expert ratings
Screen Size
5.2 inches (13.21 cm)
Screen Resolution
Full HD (1080 x 1920 pixels)
Pixel Density
424 ppi
Best in Class
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424 ppi
Average in group
294 ppi
Best in this group
565 ppi
Group: 10 - 16 K Phones
Based on specs, benchmarks & expert ratings
Display Type
IPS LCD
Screen Protection
Corning Gorilla Glass v3, Scratch-resistant glass
Touch Screen yes Capacitive Touchscreen, Multi-touch
Screen to Body Ratio
71.99 %
Performance
Very Good
Performance compared to
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This Device
85%
Average in group
62%
Best in this group
87%
Group: 10 - 16 K Phones
Based on specs, benchmarks & expert ratings
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Chipset HiSilicon Kirin 950
Processor
Octa core (2.3 GHz, Quad core, Cortex A72 + 1.8 GHz, Quad core, Cortex A53)
Very Good
Processor compared to
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This Device
Quad core, 2.3 GHz, Cortex A72 + Quad core, 1.8 GHz Cortex A53, Chipset: HiSilicon KIRIN950
Average in group
Octa core, 1.7 GHz, Cortex A7, Chipset: Mediatek MT6592
Best in this group
Quad core, 2.3 GHz, Cortex A72 + Quad core, 1.8 GHz Cortex A53, Chipset: HiSilicon KIRIN950
Group: 10 - 16 K Phones
Based on specs, benchmarks & expert ratings
Architecture
64 bit
Graphics
Mali-T880 MP4
RAM
4 GB
Excellent
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4 GB
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2 GB
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6 GB
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Storage
Best in Class
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98%
Average in group
96%
Best in this group
99%
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Internal Memory
32 GB
Excellent
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32 GB
Average in group
16 GB
Best in this group
64 GB
Group: 10 - 16 K Phones
Based on specs, benchmarks & expert ratings
Expandable Memory
yes Up to 128 GB
USB OTG Support
yes
Camera
Very Good
Rear Camera compared to
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71%
Average in group
61%
Best in this group
93%
Group: 10 - 16 K Phones
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Main Camera
Resolution 12 MP + 12 MP Dual Primary Cameras
Very Good
Main Camera compared to
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12 MP
Average in group
13 MP
Best in this group
21 MP
Group: 10 - 16 K Phones
Based on specs, benchmarks & expert ratings
Sensor Exmor-RS CMOS Sensor
Autofocus yes Laser autofocus
Aperture F2.2
Optical Image Stabilisation no  No
Flash yes Dual-color LED Flash
Image Resolution 4000 x 3000 Pixels
Settings Exposure compensation, ISO control
Shooting Modes Continuos Shooting, High Dynamic Range mode (HDR)
Camera Features Digital Zoom, Auto Flash, Digital image stabilization, Face detection, Touch to focus
Video Recording 1920x1080 @ 30 fps
Front Camera
Resolution 8 MP Front Camera
Very Good
Front Camera compared to
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8 MP
Average in group
5 MP
Best in this group
24 MP
Group: 10 - 16 K Phones
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Autofocus no  No
Aperture F2.4
Flash no  No
Video Recording 1920x1080 @ 30 fps
Battery
Very Good
Battery compared to
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81%
Average in group
79%
Best in this group
97%
Group: 10 - 16 K Phones
Based on specs, benchmarks & expert ratings
Capacity
3000 mAh
Type Li-Polymer
User Replaceable
no  No
TalkTime
Up to 17.5 Hours(3G) / Up to 21 Hours(2G)
Standby time
Up to 390 Hours(4G) / Up to 380 Hours(3G)
Quick Charging
yes Fast
Network & Connectivity
SIM Size SIM1: Nano
Network Support
4G (supports Indian bands), 3G, 2G
SIM 1
4G Bands:
TD-LTE 2600(band 38) / 2300(band 40)
FD-LTE 2100(band 1) / 1800(band 3) / 2600(band 7) / 900(band 8) / 1900(band 2) / 1700(band 4) / 850(band 5) / 700(band 17) / 850(band 18) / 850(band 19) / 800(band 20)
3G Bands:
UMTS 1900 / 2100 / 800 / 850 / 900 MHz
2G Bands:
GSM 1800 / 1900 / 850 / 900 MHz
4G Speed:
50 Mbit/s ↑ 300 Mbit/s ↓ (LTE category 6)
3G Speed:
HSDPA 42.2 Mbit/s ↓, HSUPA 5.76 Mbit/s ↑
GPRS:
Available
EDGE:
Available
Wi-Fi yes Wi-Fi 802.11, a/ac/b/g/n/n 5GHz
Wi-Fi Features
Wi-Fi Direct, Mobile Hotspot
Bluetooth
yes v4.2
GPS
yes with A-GPS, Glonass
NFC
yes
USB Type-C
yes (Doesn't support micro-USB)
Multimedia
FM Radio
no  No
Loudspeaker yes
Audio Jack 3.5 mm
Special Features
Fingerprint Sensor
yes
Fingerprint Sensor Position Rear
Other Sensors
Light sensor, Proximity sensor, Accelerometer, Compass, Gyroscope
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Photo Albums View Honor 8 Images
  • Design (10)
  • Camera UI & Samples (13)
  • 360° View (1)
  • UI Screenshots (10)
  • Benchmarks (9)
  • Videos (3)
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    NEXT ALBUM: Camera UI & Samples
  • Camera On
    Camera On
  • Camera Options
    Camera Options
  • Camera Modes
    Camera Modes
  • Camera Settings
    Camera Settings
  • Picture Size Options
    Picture Size Options
  • Video Size Options
    Video Size Options
  • Low Light Shot
    Low Light Shot
  • Low Light Shot With Flash
    Low Light Shot With Flash
  • Close Up
    Close Up
  • Long Shot
    Long Shot
  • HDR Off
    HDR Off
  • HDR On
    HDR On
  • Front Shot
    Front Shot
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    NEXT ALBUM: 360° View
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    NEXT ALBUM: UI Screenshots
  • Lock Screen
    Lock Screen
  • Home Screen
    Home Screen
  • Dialer Screen
    Dialer Screen
  • App Drawer
    App Drawer
  • Notification Panel
    Notification Panel
  • Quick Settings Panel
    Quick Settings Panel
  • Settings Screen
    Settings Screen
  • OS Version
    OS Version
  • Storage
    Storage
  • Battery
    Battery
  •  
    NEXT ALBUM: Benchmarks
  • AnTuTu Benchmark
    AnTuTu Benchmark
  • Vellamo Metal Benchmark
    Vellamo Metal Benchmark
  • Vellamo Multicore Benchmark
    Vellamo Multicore Benchmark
  • Vellamo Browser Benchmark
    Vellamo Browser Benchmark
  • Quadrant Benchmark
    Quadrant Benchmark
  • Graphics Benchmark
    Graphics Benchmark
  • Geekbench3 Benchmark
    Geekbench3 Benchmark
  • Linpack Benchmark
    Linpack Benchmark
  • Sunspider Benchmark
    Sunspider Benchmark
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    NEXT ALBUM: Videos
  • Honor 8: Should you buy it in India?Hindi हिन्दी
    Honor 8: Should you buy it in India?Hindi हिन्दी
  • Honor 8: Unboxing & First Look | Hands on |
    Honor 8: Unboxing & First Look | Hands on |
  • Honor 8: Unboxing & First Look | Hands on [Hindi-हिन्दी]
    Honor 8: Unboxing & First Look | Hands on [Hindi-हिन्दी]
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