Huawei has introduced another premium quality phablet Mate 8. Although it seems a pricey device, the features justify the price. Like the Mate 7, this device is also an amazing Smartphone that knows how to win the competition among so many rivals. Let’s have a deep insight into the features of Mate 8.

Huawei Mate 8 4GB Price in Pakistan

Huawei Mate 8 4GB Today’s Price

Rs. 63,999/-

Huawei Mate 8 4GB Full Specifications

GENERAL
Release dateNovember 2015
Form factorTouchscreen
Dimensions (mm)157.10 x 80.60 x 7.90
Weight (g)185.00
Battery capacity (mAh)4000
Removable batteryNo
ColoursChampagne Gold, Moonlight Silver, Space Gray, Mocha Brown
SAR valueNA
DISPLAY
Screen size (inches)6.00
TouchscreenYes
Resolution1080×1920 pixels
HARDWARE
Processor1.8GHz octa-core
Processor makeHiSilicon Kirin 950
RAM4GB
Internal storage64GB
Expandable storageYes
Expandable storage typemicroSD
Expandable storage up to (GB)128
CAMERA
Rear camera16-megapixel
FlashYes
Front camera8-megapixel
SOFTWARE
Operating SystemAndroid 6.0
SkinEmotion UI
CONNECTIVITY
Wi-FiYes
Wi-Fi standards supported802.11 a/b/g/n
GPSYes
BluetoothYes, v 4.20
NFCYes
InfraredNo
USB OTGYes
Headphones3.5mm
FMYes
Number of SIMs2
SIM 1
SIM TypeNano-SIM
GSM/CDMAGSM
3GYes
4G/ LTEYes
Supports 4G in PakistanYes
SIM 2
SIM TypeNano-SIM
GSM/CDMAGSM
3GYes
4G/ LTENo
Supports 4G in PakistanYes
SENSORS
Compass/ MagnetometerYes
Proximity sensorYes
AccelerometerYes
Ambient light sensorYes
GyroscopeYes
BarometerNo
Temperature sensorNo

Huawei Mate 8 4GB Review

Design & Display

The Smartphone comes with a giant 6” display. The edges are well-curved and bolder. The display is protected by Gorilla Glass 4 to avoid scratches and finger smudges. The unibody aluminum body enhances its premium look. When you turn the phone to view the back cover, it seems very similar to the Mate S that was slightly curved from the back. This subtly curved back makes it easier to hold in hand. Due to the massive spread out of 185g, this metal phone should be heavy on hand, but you won’t believe that it seems quite lightweight.

Performance

The performance of Mate 8 is just awesome. Even in the sharp sunlight, there is no issue of a dark display. The Auto Bright feature enables the content sufficiently bright for you to be viewed. The 4 GB RAM combined with powerful 16nm Kirin 950 split-Octa-core CPU is cool enough to run your apps smoothly. It makes the downloading process amazingly faster. It does not take much time in restart or boots. The app launches with a blink of the eye. The web page loading or scrolling is very smooth. The performance level makes it distinguished among all of its rivals.

Battery Life

The battery 4000 mAh gives excellent battery timing for 24 hours if you use the phone moderately. If you use the phone to watch movies and shooting photos extremely, the battery lasts long for 24 hours. If you watch videos on it continuously, you can run it for 11 hours 48 minutes. It is cool to have a long-life battery. So, do the GPS navigation, search the web, watch your favorite movies and do whatever you like. The battery comes with the fast charging technology. You can charge the battery to 100% within 2.5 hours. With a 30 minutes’ charging, you can spend the entire day in net surfing or be attending calls.

Pros
  • The battery life is the best in the class.
  • The camera performance is highly impressive like its predecessors. The images you capture, look soft and true to natural color.
  • It supports 4K video shooting.
  • The design is industrial and innovative.
  • The metallic unibody design gives a premium look to the device.
  • It comes with a multifunction fingerprint sensor. You can use it for answering the calls, shooting photos and exploring the gallery, etc.
Cons
  • The device is a bit pricey for the features it contains.
  • The software is derivative.
  • The phone comes with dual SIM slots. One slot is for Nano SIM card and the other one is for Hybrid SIM. The Hybrid SIM slot is shared with MicroSD card. If you use it for SIM card, it lessens the storage capacity.
  • The battery is non-replaceable and lasts for 12 to 18 months.
Expert Review
  • Camera
  • Performance
  • Display
4.7

Summary

The Pedometer app comes with the phone that is accurate to improve your fitness. The Noise Cancellation feature enables you to attend calls without being irritated in noisy places. The dedicated mic makes your voice louder and clearer.

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User Review
5 (1 vote)

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