Chinese manufacturer Huawei has unveiled its latest flagship mobile phone, the Mate 8. This will be an Android powered smartphone with a 6-inch HD 1920×1080 display.
It runs on the latest Android 6.0 along with Huawei’s custom EMUI 4.0 user interface. The cameras include a 16-megapixel back camera with a Sony IMX298 sensor with optical image stabilization and a f/2.0 aperture and, an 8-megapixel camera back camera. The back camera has a fingerprint reader underneath it.
Inside Mate 8’s compact body, it has an octa-core Kirin 950 processor that’s made with a 16nm FinFET+ process. Huawei has included a co-processor, intelligent i5 that reduces power consumption and supports low priority tasks such as speech recognition and playing MP3 files. It has a microSD slot and a 4000mAh battery.
The device will be available in three versions- 32 GB of storage and 3GB of RAM, 64 GB of storage and 4GB of RAM, and 128 GB of storage and 4GB of RAM. The users will also have 3 colour options to choose from- Moonlight Silver, Space Gray, and Mocha Brown.
Huawei is said to launch Mate 8 in China in the first quarter of 2016 at a starting price of 3199 Chinese (approx. $500 USD).
With its very stylish looks and beefy specifications the Mate 8 is going to give its competitors especially, Samsung a run for their money.