Huawei has launched the new Huawei Note 8 with magnanimous 6.6 inch display , even larger to the Xiaomi Mi Max (6.44 inch) which got launched couple of weeks back in India.
The Huawei Note 8 comes after the launch of Huawei Honor 8 which too was launched by the company last month. While the Huawei Honor 8 is a 5.5 inch smartphone the Huawei Honor Note 8 has a much larger screen even compared to the upcoming Samsung Note 7 (5.8 inch).
The Honor Note 8 comes with a metallic finish and a brushed metal feel with thin bezel design enhances the looks for the phablet. The phablet is also quiet thin and measures just 7.2 mm in thickness (it has a large battery capacity) , and has a weight of 202 grams.
The Huawei Note 8 comes with Quad HD Display with 2560*1440 pixels resolution and 2.5 D glass protection on top of it.
The smartphone is powered by the Kirin 955 Octa-Core processor (manufactured by Huawei). The smartphone also comes with 4 GB of Ram and with different storage variants.
Huawei Honor Note 8 has a 13 Mega Pixel rear camera and it comes with Optical image stabilization as well as phase detection auto-focus.
The lens has a large aperture size of f/2.0 to absorb more light and take better low light images. The front camera is an 8 Mega pixel shooter which comes with wide angle lens to click group selfies.
The Huawei Honor Note 8 has a fingerprint sensor at the back of the device, it can be a bit tricky to reach for it as the device is quiet large.
The Honor Note 8 comes with Dual Hybrid Sim support , USB Type C port and connectivity options like Bluetooth , WIFI and 4G LTE . The smartphone also has a very large battery capacity to power the colossal display and Kirin 955 processor, the batter size 4500 mAH which is sufficient to last all day.
The Honor Note 8 runs on the Marshmallow 6.0 OS along with the Emotion UI 4.1.
The Huawei Honor Note 8 comes in 3 storage variants and price starts at 2299 CNY or Rs 23000 for the 32 GB variant. The 64 GB variant costs 2499 CNY or Rs 25,000 while the 128 GB variant comes at a more expensive Rs. 28,999 price tag.
The smartphone will be available in gold , Silver and grey color options and pre-orders are already started in China.
The Huawei Honor Note 8 was launched along with the Huawei Honor 5 a budget smartphone Priced around Rs. 6100 which will be launched soon in China and may make it’s way to India. Huawei already have Huawei Honor 5C and Huawei Honor 5X in the Indian market in 10k plus price range.