Huawei Honor 8 Pros & Cons

Huawei is a very popular name in the telecom industry. The company is mainly known for making telecom devices but the smartphones which they are making these days deserve applause. Recently they released Huawei Honor 8 which is one of the best smartphone made by Huawei till date.

The phone was released in July 2016. This phone offers some pretty good features in reasonable price. This is the reason why Huawei Honor 8 became so popular. As we all know every single thing comes with some pros and cons and so is this phone. Here I am going to discuss the pros & cons of Huawei Honor 8, but before we start discussing it, we must know the specifications of this phone.

Huawei Honor 8 pros and cons

Huawei Honor 8 pros and cons

Specifications of Huawei Honor 8

As I said, Huawei Honor 8 comes with some pretty good features. Here are the details of its features:

  • This phone supports GSM/ HSPA/ LTE
  • This phone is very light (153 g) and comes with a dual SIM and dual stand by feature.
  • The display of this phone is 5.2 inches which give a resolution of 1080 x 1920 pixels with LTPS capacitive touch screen and 16 M colors.
  • This phone uses the latest version of Android (v 6.0 marshmallow) and an octa-core processor.
  • Huawei Honor 8 comes with 4 GB RAM and 32/64 GB internal memory which you can expand up to 256 GB via external memory card.
  • The main feature of this phone is its camera; the phone has a dual camera of 12 MP each with dual LED flash and an 8 MP front facing camera.
  • The battery of this phone is of 3000 mAh.

Must Read: Samsung Galaxy S7 Pros & Cons

Pros & Cons of Huawei Honor 8

If we go through the reviews of the people those who are using this phone and the technology specialists, then we will see this phone got very good reviews rather than bad reviews. Here go the Huawei Honor 8 pros & cons.


Huawei Honor 8 Pros:

  • You can take very good and high-quality wide angle shots using the dual rear cameras. The front camera is also pretty good for taking impressive selfies.
  • The octa-core processor provides a great and fast performance. Because of the powerful GPU, your gaming experience reaches to another level. The phone provides lots of RAM and a massive inbuilt storage.
  • The display is protected by Gorilla glass.
  • For safety purposes, the phone comes with a fingerprint scanner.
  • It will be able to use the latest Android version which is Android 6.0, marshmallow.
  • As the phone supports USB type c, so the transfer rate is very fast.
  • You will get an excellent music experience from this phone.
  • The phone is very slim and lightweight, so it is very comfortable to carry and use.
  • The battery of this phone charges very fast thanks to the fast charging support.
  • The IR sensor used in this phone will be able to work as a common remote to control the electronic appliances.
  • The phone supports dual SIM in dual standby mode and also supports VoLTE.
  • This phone is designed with premium metal glass body with 2.5D curved glass on each side which gives it a very good look.

Huawei Honor 8 Cons:

  • If we compare the specifications and the battery capacity of this phone, then we must say the battery power is not sufficient to use the phone for a long period.
  • This phone has hybrid SIM 2 slot which is a disadvantage.
  • There is no FM radio on this phone.
  • The battery used in this phone is not user replaceable.
  • There is no OIS in the camera.
  • The heavy UI layer of the phone sometimes causes performance disturbance.
  • There is no water resistance facility available in the phone.

Last words…

If we compare the specifications with the price of the phone, then this is the best phone we can get at this price. No other phone or company can provide this much of facility within this amount along with this feature. So if someone is looking for some pretty good specifications at a reasonable price, then I recommend this phone to buy.

Must see: Pros and Cons of Amazon Fire Phone


  • honor 8 pros and cons

Leave a Comment