Honor 8, Honor 8 Smart, and Honor Holly 3 launched in India

Prasad, 12 October 2016

Huawei has launched the Honor 8, Honor 8 Smart, and Honor Holly 3 in India.

Honor 8 is the flagship phone in the Honor series, and has the same dual camera system on the back as the Huawei P9, with one sensor being RGB and the other being monochrome. The phone also has 2.5D glass on the front and back with rounded edges. It runs on Huawei’s HiSilicon Kirin 950 processor (Cortex-A72 4 x 2.3GHz + ARM Cortex-A53 4 x 1.8GHz, Mali-T880) with 4GB RAM and 32GB storage. On the front is a 5.2-inch 1080p display and 8 megapixel camera. The phone is powered by a 3000mAh battery. The Honor 8 is priced at INR 29,999 ($449).

The Honor 8 Smart has an aluminum alloy frame with a 5.2-inch display 1080p display, 13 megapixel Sony IMX214 camera on the back, 8 megapixel camera on the front, Kirin 650 processor, and a 3000mAh battery. The Honor 8 Smart is priced at INR 19,999 ($299).

Lastly, there is the Honor Holly 3, which will be the first Huawei smartphone to be manufactured in India. It has a 5.5-inch 1080p display, 13 megapixel rear camera, 8 megapixel front camera, and 3100mAh battery. The Honor Holly 3 is priced at INR 9,999 ($149).


Reader comments

  • rich watarious

Oh hurray!!! The first fruit of huawei manufacturing phones in India is launched. Wonderful!!! The price for the start I think is OK but we need to know the whole specs. Honor 8 smart specs I almost imagined it correctly. Just what I thought.

  • Anonymous

Bestest out of Best

The news nowhere mentions whether the honor 8 launched in India is a single sim or dual one? On amazon india listing though it shows single. However, I dont think theres any such version actually available or being manufactured. Any idea guys? As I w...