Mate 7 was one of the finest mobile phone of Huawei Company, announced in the IFA 2014. People were very much attracted towards that handset because of their beautiful design and features now IFA 2015 is coming and Huawei is going to release its new version of Mate series that is Huawei Mate 8. This device has lots of more features than its previous version and it has lots more and upgraded specs than the Mate 7.
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Huawei Mate 8 Specifications
This phone has a 6.0 inches LCD Capacitive touch screen display with full HD quality, having a screen resolution of 1440×2560. Mate 8 is equipped by 2.0 GHz Quad Core Processor with chipset of Cortex A3. Huawei Mate 8 offers has a 32 GB and 64 GB of built-in internal storage, this mobile device is also featured with a 4 GB RAM, and you can also expend your external storage up to 128 GB via micro SD card.
This phone provides internet connectivity include Bluetooth, GPRS, Wi-Fi, USB, and NFC. Huawei Mate 8 has a supports network of 2G, 3G and 4G. Mate 8 has 20.7 megapixels rear camera with Geo-tagging, Touch Focus, Face Detection and HDR, and a secondary or front facing camera of 8.0 mega pixels with front facing LED light and lots of more improvement and very good result; it is a very good thing for selfie lovers because this device can take a best photo in day light and also in low light condition. This mobile Phone also features HD video recording of 2160p@30 frames per second (FPS). This phone comes in Black, Silver and Gold color. This device is packed by battery life 4200 mAh of Mate 8 with power saving mode so that you can save your battery as much as you can.
This device is also featured with a Finger print scanner, so Huawei is giving you more Security plus some privacy so that no one can use your mobile phone without your permission. There is a rumor that the finger print scanner will be featured at the back of the this phone as on the front Huawei is giving you the flat screen and not something else.
The general specifications of Huawei Giant Mate 8 are given below:
|Technology||GSM / HSPA / LTE|
|2G bands||GSM 850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900 – SIM 1 & SIM 2 (optional)|
|3G bands||HSDPA 850 / 900 / 1900 / 2100|
|4G bands||LTE band 1(2100), 3(1800), 7(2600), 38(2600), 39(1900), 40(2300), 41(2500)|
|Speed||HSPA 42.2/5.76 Mbps, LTE Cat6 300/50 Mbps|
|Announced||Exp. announcement 2015, Q3|
|Status||Rumored. Exp. release 2015, Q3|
|Dimensions||Not Yet confirmed.|
|Weight||Not Yet Confirmed|
|SIM||Optional Dual SIM (Nano-SIM, dual stand-by)|
|– Fingerprint sensor|
|Type||IPS LCD capacitive touchscreen, 16M colors|
|Resolution||1440 x 2560 pixels (~490 ppi pixel density)|
|Protection||Corning Gorilla Glass 4|
|– Emotion UI 4.0|
|OS||Android OS, v5.1 (Lollipop)|
|Chipset||HiSilicon Kirin 930|
|CPU||Quad-core 2 GHz Cortex-A53 & quad-core 1.5 GHz Cortex-A53|
|Card slot||microSD, up to 128 GB (uses SIM 2 slot)|
|Internal||32 GB, 3 GB RAM/ 64 GB, 4 GB RAM|
|Primary||20.7 MP, 5376 x 3752 pixels, autofocus, dual-LED (dual tone) flash|
|Features||Geo-tagging, touch focus, face detection, HDR, panorama|
|Secondary||8 MP, 1080p|
|Alert types||Vibration; MP3, WAV ringtones|
|WLAN||Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac, dual-band, DLNA, WiFi Direct, hotspot|
|Bluetooth||v4.1, A2DP, EDR, LE|
|GPS||Yes, with A-GPS, GLONASS|
|USB||microUSB v2.0, USB Host|
|Sensors||Accelerometer, gyro, proximity, compass|
|Messaging||SMS (threaded view), MMS, Email, Push Email|
|– Active noise cancellation with dedicated mic
– DivX/XviD/MP4/H.264/WMV player
– MP3/eAAC+/WMA/WAV/Flac player
– Document editor
– Photo/video editor
|Non-removable Li-Po battery of 4,200 mAH.|
|Stand-by||Not Yet Confirmed|
|Talk time||Not Yet Confirmed.|
Huawei Mate 8 Design
Huawei has leaked a video on a china website “SHU ON KWOK” showing the first prototype of Mate 8. In the video, the Mate 8 looked pretty similar to the 7 Honor. There were only a couple of minor differences on the front, where the LED and the front camera seemed to be in different places. The other change in this Mate 8 is that the speaker is changed from the back although it is not looking bad.
The display size is somewhat bigger than the previous Mate 7 Secondly, the lower edge of the screen, which houses a company logo, and the top edge, are narrower than its predecessor.
Huawei Mate 8 Price
The price of the previous model of Mate series (Huawei Mate 7) was 599 Euros. So it is believed that the coming successor of the Mate 7 will also be in the same price but there is a rumor that the price of Mate 7 will be around 680 Euros.
Huawei Mate 8 Release date
The Mate 7 stole the show when it was presented at IFA in 2014, so our guess is that the Mate 8 release date will coincide with IFA 2015 in September. However the exact date of release is not yet confirmed by Huawei.
This information is based on the on a website SHU ON KWOK in Germany.
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