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Huawei Mate 8 Specs, Features & Release Date


huawei-mate-8-faceHuawei mate 8 is the successor to the huawei Ascend Mate 7 smartphone that will arrive in September at the IFA. Specs-wise, huawei mate 8 is expected to powered by Kirin 950 chipset, and sport a 6-inch display with 1440 x 2560 pixel resolution. Huawei mate 8 will come in two variants: 3GB RAM / 32GB ROM and 4GB RAM / 64GB ROM. The Mate 8 is expected to feature a 20.7MP rear-unit and an 8MP front shooter. The smartphone is also said to sport a fingerprint scanner, and offer dual-SIM capability.


Huawei mate 8 specs

Brand: Huawei

Model: Ascend mate 8

Operating system:  Android OS, v5.1 (Lollipop)

Dimensions: 154 x 76.8 x 7.2 mm

Chipset: HiSilicon Kirin 950

CPU: Quad-core Cortex A53 + quad-core Cortex-A72

GPU:  Mali-T880 MP4

Protection: Corning Gorilla Glass 4
– Emotion UI 4.0

Weight: –

Colors: Obsidian black, Moonlight silver, Amber gold


Display features

Display Size: 6.0 inches, 1440 x 2560 pixels (~490 ppi pixel density)

Display features: IPS LCD capacitive touchscreen, 16M colors

Multitouch: Yes



Primary camera: 20.7 MP, 5376 x 3752 pixels, autofocus, dual-LED (dual tone) flash

Secondary camera8 MP, 1080p

Video: [email protected]

Features: Geo-tagging, touch focus, face detection, HDR, panorama



Internal memory: 32 GB, 3 GB RAM/ 64 GB, 4 GB RAM
External memory (card slot): microSD, up to 128 GB (uses SIM 2 slot)


SMS: Yes (threaded view)
MMS: Yes
Email: Yes
IM: Yes


Battery capacity: Non-removable Li-Po battery
Talk time:
Music Play: –

SIM Card

SIM: Optional Dual SIM (Nano-SIM, dual stand-by)

Internet &Connectivity

WLAN: Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac, dual-band, DLNA, WiFi Direct, hotspot

Bluetooth: v4.1, A2DP, EDR, LE

USB: microUSB v2.0, USB

Speed: HSPA 42.2/5.76 Mbps, LTE Cat6 300/50 Mbps

Network Support

2G: GSM 850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900 – SIM 1 & SIM 2 (optional)GSM 850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900

3G: HSDPA 850 / 900 / 1900 / 2100

4G:  LTE band 1(2100), 3(1800), 7(2600), 38(2600), 39(1900), 40(2300), 41(2500)


Alert Type: Vibration; MP3, WAV ringtones
Yes, FM radio
3.5mm jack:


Navigation: Yes, with A-GPS, GLONASS


Accelerometer, gyro, proximity, compass

Other Features

– Active noise cancellation with dedicated mic
– DivX/XviD/MP4/H.264/WMV player
– MP3/eAAC+/WMA/WAV/Flac player
– Document editor
– Photo/video editor

Pricing and Availability

Huawei mate 8 will be available on www.kara.com.ng as soon as the phone get to Nigeria



  1. Huawei loves a surprise – from the Ascend P6 being labelled the Android iPhone to the Ascend Mate 7’s huge battery life and relatively tiny price – so we’re keen to see what it will bring us with the Mate 8.


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