Huawei P8 review: Light in motion

12 June 2015
The Huawei P8 is the proud successor to the Huawei Ascend P7, although the company seems a little apprehensive about admitting it. The Chinese manufacturer hasn't quite settled on a naming...

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Wow, to think this is the guy who slammed, was it Meizu, for having bad battery life. Other than the Mate 2 (due to huge battery, efficient qualcomm chip, and a 720p screen), this company can't create good battery to save their lives!

Thank God I got a Z3C... Best decision in a phone ever!

  • AnonD-402917

I don't really understand why the author picked the LG G3 and the LG G Flex 2 as potential competition, and not the LG G4. Captain?

  • Anonymous

Wi-Fi b/g/n? No ac? Epic fail NO BUY

  • Anonymous

Priced too high for what it can offer. Only apple can get away with mediocre specs and high pricetag. It would be an option if it would be max 350 bucks. Huawei isn't nor premium, nor flagship at all, no matter what they try to prove. Compared to this, Lg G4's specs feel top notch.
Lack of app drawer - dealbreaker. Mediocre cpu and awful gpu - dealbreaker.
Mediocre battery - dealbreaker.
I like the display though, but if the next nexus comes with that obscure SOC, i'll skip that one too.

  • Anonymous

this is the iphone of the android world.

mediocre specs at high price

  • AnonD-142922

AnonD-246216, 13 Jun 2015Yeah. Why should we improve our technology anyway? Lets jus... morethat is stupid comment ..
P8 has very good HW or SW ..
You are brainwashed to have every 6 months higher higher .. so pointless.. innovation should appear in 1-or 2 years..

  • Anonymous

Started off so well, lost me by the end.. Would have been my next phone. Fail

  • Ahmed

The same design as iphone 6 :/

  • AnonD-169727

An impressively elegant design only to be ruined by a mediocre SoC. Cram an Exynos 7420 or a Snapdragon 805 SoC in it, then we are talking.

Also, Huawei needs to realize it doesn't have an Apple-sque brand value to slap such an exorbitant price on its products.

  • AnonD-246216

AnonD-142922, 13 Jun 20151.No 4K video recording 2.No Wi-Fi ac support 3.Non-remov... moreYeah. Why should we improve our technology anyway? Lets just all remain in the dark ages, since its more convenient for us to not even strive to better ourselves! Do us a favor and throw away all your electronic equipment and go back to living in the mountains.

  • Anonymous

AnonD-142922, 13 Jun 20151.No 4K video recording 2.No Wi-Fi ac support 3.Non-remov... more1-5 are not disadvantages for iphone because apple 'knows' what they are doing, yea right. when it comes to android, even lack of sd card slot is a major drawback. pffft!

  • AnonD-392500

Brand image and outdated UI are let downs. Few people will buy this for such a premium price.

  • AnonD-142922

1.No 4K video recording
2.No Wi-Fi ac support
3.Non-removable battery
4.No quick charging or wireless charging support
5.No enhanced resistance to water or dust

Just I have to complain already ..

1.4k what for ?? seriously yeah everybody in the world has 4k television ? Garena pleease
2.WiFi ac what for ? jus tell me why would u need network speed ?? what u gonna play multiplayer with smartphone ??
Ar u aware it won't help you with download speeds ? ac has nothing to do with download speed but network speed!
3.Jesus christ I thought ppl gone over this already !
4.quick charging to damage battery even faster ?? come oon
5.I had p7 nearly 18 months and I have no any dust whatsoever .. but one, ONLY one I agee yeah could be water resistant

  • AnonD-142922

AnonD-309678, 12 Jun 2015So the GPU performs poorly in benchmarks, but how does it p... moreVery good point
the games runs normally like in any other phone ..
all these benchmark crap is completelly useless and pointles
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=QuJzMOktxR8
https://www.youtube.com/results?search_query=huawei+p8+gaming

  • AnonD-142922

wer, 12 Jun 2015back cover looks like Iphone 5s settings , notofications ... moreOOOH SHUT UUP about iphone sht crap looking coments .. !!
Garena please start deleting pathetic comments type copy , look like , it is like etc .. these posts going on my nerves SERIOUSLY !

  • AnonD-142922

AT LAST !
Was WAITING for this a month ! You delayed Garena but + to you u made it ..
gonna read !

  • wer

back cover looks like Iphone 5s
settings , notofications 90% same like in apple

HAHAH

  • AnonD-309678

So the GPU performs poorly in benchmarks, but how does it perform in actual games? Because I don't play benchmarks nor does anyone else.

  • AnonD-354090

Garbage product. Bad performance + awful graphics. Looks like a clone between Xperia Z3 and Galax S6, but it looks ok nevertheless

  • Anonymous

Worst Performance of all 2015 Flagships !!!
Gpu is like a low end device.....