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Huawei Honor 8 Pro / Honor V9

alaTest has collected and analyzed 63 reviews of Huawei Honor 8 Pro / Honor V9. The average rating for this product is 4.3/5, compared to an average rating of 4.1/5 for other Cell phones for all reviews. People are impressed by the camera and battery. The price and screen also get good views. There are some mixed opinions about the reliability and size. There are some critical comments about the GPS navigation.

performance, screen, price, battery, camera

GPS navigation

We analyzed user and expert ratings, product age and more factors. Compared to other Cell phones the Huawei Honor 8 Pro / Honor V9 is awarded an overall alaScore™ of 97/100 = Excellent quality.

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Expert review by: Luke Johnson (techradar.com)

Honor 8 Pro review

 

Big and powerful but not quite perfect

Stunning, high-end design ; Beautiful, rich display ; Oodles of power

Camera lacking OIS ; A touch too big for one-handed use ; No waterproofing

The Honor 8 Pro is an accomplished, well-rounded phone, but one that's just lacking that killer feature to take it from good into the realms of greatness. It’s easy on the eye, offers plenty of power and has a sizeable battery, but there’s nothing to...

Apr, 2017

Expert Reviews Best Buy

Expert review by: Jonathan Bray (expertreviews.co.uk)

Honor 8 Pro review: Honor’s big smartphone is still a fantastic bargain

 

If you're in search of a big-screened smartphone, the Honor 8 Pro is quite simply one of the best money can buy

Price ; Design and build quality ; Performance

Camera flash performance

Still, the Honor 8 Pro is nothing short of amazing at this price, and if you’re looking to buy a large, phablet-sized smartphone for less than £500, the Honor 8 Pro should be one of your first choices.

Sep, 2017

Expert review by: Andrew Hoyle (cnet.co.uk)

Huawei Honor 8 Pro review

 

The Huawei Honor 8 Pro brings you much of the power and capabilities you'd expect of a high-end flagship phone, but with a UK price of £474 ( direct from Huawei ), it comes in cheaper than most other premium handsets. That converts to roughly $610 or...

The Huawei Honor 8 Pro packs a neat dual-lens camera, a great screen and plenty of power.

Battery life is disappointing and no waterproofing means that you'll need to be extra careful when using your phone around clumsy friends holding drinks.

The Huawei Honor 8 Pro's great specs and affordable price make it a worthy option if you want high-end features without emptying your bank account.

May, 2017

Expert review by: (stuff.tv)

Honor 8 Pro review

 

High-end flash for half the usual cash

Quality screen, design and hardware for your cash ; Dual cameras punch above their weight ; Battery life is great

EMUI very different from vanilla Android ; Honor 8's glass back gone in favour of boring metal

It's got power, great cameras and a high quality display, all wrapped up in a good-looking handset that doesn't cost a fortune. You'll have to think very carefully before spending more money on a phone.

Apr, 2017

Expert review by: Richard Easton (trustedreviews.com)

Honor 8 Pro

 

Honor is a sub-brand of Chinese company Huawei normally known for cheaper mid-range phones, but the Honor 8 Pro is the brand's priciest phone yet. It's also Honor's most accomplished thanks to an attractive, slim design, fast performance and a...

Apr, 2017

Expert review by: Chris Barraclough (recombu.com)

Honor 8 Pro Review: In Depth

 

Honor 8 Pro review: This premium, super-sized Honor phone is a serious OnePlus 3T rival

Great value ; Gorgeous screen ; Slick performance ; Feature-packed

Seriously big ; Camera has flaws

The Honor 8 Pro might be the most expensive Honor handset around, but it still costs roughly £100 less than many other flagship smartphones. Despite that, you can expect pretty much the same features to be packed in. That includes a feature-stuffed...

Apr, 2017

Expert review by: Ilse Jurriën (letsgodigital.org)

Honor 8 Pro premium smartphone

 

Honor 8 Pro Android phone : As expected, Huawei's subsidiary today launched the Honor 8 Pro smartphone. The Android phone was launched earlier this year in China, by the name Honor V9, but the device now also comes to Europe. The new flagship phone is...

Starting from April 20, you can buy this Honor premium smartphone in Europe in the colors blue, black and gold. From today you can put a Honor 8 Pro pre-order, one could achieve several benefits, as the subsidiary of Huawei compiled three pre-order...

Apr, 2017

Expert review by: Ilse Jurriën (letsgodigital.org)

New Honor 8 Pro phone

 

Huawei Honor 8 Pro the European version of the Honor V9 : In exactly two weeks, Huawei's subsidiary Honor will introduce at least one new smartphone. The press invitations have already been send out and the manufacturer already spread several online...

On April 5 2017, Huawei Honor will most likely officially introduce this smartphone for Europe. In China the Honor V9 is sold at a price of CNY 2,999, which is just over €400. We expect the recommended retail price in Europe to be set at €450, as the...

Mar, 2017

Expert review by: (which.co.uk)

Huawei Honor 8 Pro review

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Huawei wants the Honor 8 Pro to be considered as the best camera smartphone for 2017, but do its cameras actually look any good? Here, we reveal our first impressions of this mobile phone, including everything from battery life to screen clarity. Read...

Apr, 2017

Expert review by: Sheldon Pinto (tech.firstpost.com)

Huawei Honor 8 Pro review: A feature packed mid-ranger that challenges the OnePlus 5 - Tech2

 

The Huawei Honor 8 pro is a capable challenger that packs in similar, if not better hardware than the OnePlus 5.

Launched at Rs 29,999 with 6 GB RAM and 128 GB internal storage, there’s really not much to complain about with the Huawei Honor 8 Pro. It defeats the value for money offerings from OnePlus and defeats the OnePlus 5 at its own game with a refined...

Jul, 2017

Product Specifications

Battery

Battery Capacity:3900 / 4000

Call management

Call divert:Y
Call hold:Y
Call timer:Y
Call waiting:Y
Caller ID:Y
Conference call:Y
Speakerphone:Y
Speed dialing:Y
Vibrating Alert:Y

Camera

Auto Focus:Y
Built-in Flash:Y
Flash type:LED
Front Camera:Y
Front camera resolution (numeric):8
Geotagging:Y
Maximum frame rate:60
Night mode:Y
Rear camera resolution (numeric):12
Rear camera type:Dual camera
Resolution at capture speed:1920x1080@60fps
Second rear camera resolution (numeric):12
Self-timer:Y
Video capture resolution (max):1920 x 1080
Video recording:Y
Video recording modes:1080p
Zoom capability:Y

Design

Colour of product:Black / Blue / Gold
Fingerprint Reader:Y
Form factor:Bar

Display

Display diagonal:14.5
Display Resolution:2560 x 1440
Display Type:LTPS
Orientation sensor:Y
Pixel density:515
Screen shape:Flat
Second display:N
Touch technology:Multi-touch
Touchscreen:Y
Touchscreen Type:Capacitive

Ergonomics

Accelerometer:Y
Ambient light sensor:Y
Gyroscope:Y
Proximity sensor:Y

Messaging

Chat:Y
E-mail:Y
Instant messaging (IM):Y
MMS (Multimedia Messaging Service):Y
Short Message Service (SMS):Y

Multimedia

Audio formats supported:AAC,AMR-NB,FLAC,MIDI,MP3,OGG,RA-Lossless
Video formats supported:3GP,ASF,MP4,RM,RMVB,WMV

Navigation

Assisted GPS (A-GPS):Y
BeiDou:Y
GLONASS:Y
GPS (satellite):Y
Position location:Y
Wi-Fi positioning:Y

Networking

2G bands (primary SIM):850,900,1800,1900
2G standards:GSM
3G:Y
3G standards:HSPA+
4G:Y
4G standard:LTE
Bluetooth:Y
Bluetooth version:4.2
Near Field Communication (NFC):Y
SIM card capability:Dual SIM
SIM card type:NanoSIM
Tethering (modem-mode):Y
Wi-Fi:Y
Wi-Fi Direct:Y
Wi-Fi standards:IEEE 802.11a,IEEE 802.11ac,IEEE 802.11b,IEEE 802.11g,IEEE 802.11n

Packaging Content

Cables included:USB
Quick start guide:Y
Warranty card:Y

Performance

Flight mode:Y
Microphone mute:Y
Personal info management (PIM):Alarm clock, Calculator, Calendar, Events reminder, Notes, To-do list
Personalization:Icons, Menu, Shortcuts
Support for contact groups:Y
Themes:Wallpapers
Video call:Y

Ports & interfaces

Headphone connectivity:3.5 mm
USB port:Y

Processor

Coprocessor:Y
Coprocessor cores:4
Coprocessor frequency:2.4
Processor architecture:ARM Cortex-A53
Processor Cores:4
Processor family:Hi-Silicon
Processor frequency:1.8
Processor Model:Kirin 960

Software

Operating system installed:Android
Operating System Version:7

Storage

Compatible memory cards:MicroSD (TransFlash)
Internal RAM:6
Internal storage capacity:64
Maximum memory card size:128
RAM capacity:6
USB mass storage:Y

Subscription

Subscription type:No subscription

Technical Details

Google applications:Google Maps,Google Play,YouTube

Weight & Dimensions

Depth:6.97
Height :157
Weight:184
Width:77.5