Honor 8

Specifications
Honor 8
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  • 5.2" 1080x1920 pixels
  • 12MP 1080p
  • 4GB RAM Kirin 950
  • 3000mAh Li-Po
Released 2016, July 153g, 7.5mm thickness Android 6.0, up to Android 8.0, EMUI 8 32GB/64GB storage, microSDXC
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Versions: FRD-L09, FRD-L19 (Europe, Global); FRD-L14 (USA); FRD-L04 (USA, Canada); FRD-AL00 (Hong Kong, China, USA); FRD-TL00 (China); FRD-AL10 (China)

Network
Technology GSM / HSPA / LTE
2G bands GSM 850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900 - SIM 1 & SIM 2 (dual-SIM model only)
3G bands HSDPA 900 / 1900 / 2100
4G bands 1, 3, 7, 8, 20
Speed HSPA 42.2/5.76 Mbps, LTE-A (2CA) Cat6 300/50 Mbps
Launch
Announced 2016, July
Status Available. Released 2016, July
Body
Dimensions 145.5 x 71 x 7.5 mm (5.73 x 2.80 x 0.30 in)
Weight 153 g (5.40 oz)
Build Glass front (Gorilla Glass 3), glass back, aluminum frame
SIM Single SIM (Nano-SIM) or Hybrid Dual SIM (Nano-SIM, dual stand-by)
 Custom function back button
Display
Type LTPS IPS LCD capacitive touchscreen, 16M colors
Size 5.2 inches, 74.9 cm2 (~72.5% screen-to-body ratio)
Resolution 1080 x 1920 pixels, 16:9 ratio (~423 ppi density)
Protection Corning Gorilla Glass 3
Platform
OS Android 6.0 (Marshmallow), upgradable to Android 8.0 (Oreo), EMUI 8
Chipset Kirin 950 (16 nm)
CPU Octa-core (4x2.3 GHz Cortex-A72 & 4x1.8 GHz Cortex A53)
GPU Mali-T880 MP4
Memory
Card slot microSDXC (uses shared SIM slot)
Internal 32GB 4GB RAM, 64GB 4GB RAM
Main Camera
Single 12 MP, f/2.2, 35mm (standard), 1/2.9", 1.25µm, PDAF, Laser AF
12 MP B/W, f/2.2, 35mm (standard), 1/2.9", 1.25µm
Features Dual-LED dual-tone flash, HDR, panorama
Video 1080p@60fps, 1080p@30fps, 720p@120fps
Selfie Camera
Single 8 MP, f/2.4, 1/3.2", 1.4µm
Video 1080p@30fps
Sound
Loudspeaker Yes
3.5mm jack Yes
Comms
WLAN Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac, dual-band, Wi-Fi Direct, hotspot
Bluetooth 4.2, A2DP, EDR, LE
GPS Yes, with A-GPS, GLONASS, BDS
NFC Yes
Infrared port Yes
Radio No
USB 2.0, Type-C 1.0 reversible connector, USB On-The-Go
Features
Sensors Fingerprint (rear-mounted), accelerometer, gyro, proximity, compass
Battery
  Non-removable Li-Po 3000 mAh battery
Charging Fast charging 18W, 47% in 30 min (advertised)
Misc
Colors Pearl White, Midnight Black, Sapphire Blue, Gold
Models FRD-L19 FRD-L14, FRD-L04, FRD-AL00, FRD-TL00, FRD-AL10, FRD-L09, FRD-L02, FRD-L19, FRD-L14, FRD-DL00
SAR EU 1.45 W/kg (head)    
Price About 200 EUR
Tests
Performance Basemark OS II 2.0: 2099
Basemark X: 16592
Display Contrast ratio: 1243:1 (nominal), 3.346 (sunlight)
Camera Photo / Video
Loudspeaker Voice 67dB / Noise 66dB / Ring 82dB
Audio quality Noise -98.3dB / Crosstalk -97.3dB
Battery life Endurance rating 70h

User opinions and reviews

  • Samorez

I bought Honor L09 in July 2017 for 270 Euros (wilderness of Russia). This was the best purchase I made. 3 years of active gaming, music and Internet surfing. There were no complaints about the operation of the hardware and software, except for the a...

  • K.C.

Have this phone since December 2016, and this is the best buy ever. Of course after almost 4 years battery is not perfect anymore, but it makes it through the day. One of the best things about this phone is the camera. Last three years we took a...

  • Paul

European L09 device, still on Android 7.0 myself, Android security patch level 1st of December 2018. I think the security situation worries me more than not getting Android 8.0 (I found EMUI 5.0 to be perfectly adequate). Anyway, I expected this much...

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