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Huawei Mate 8 Lands Locally, Priced At Php 32,990

Huawei Philippines has formally launched what the company considers as its “most advanced flagship smartphone” to date, the Huawei Mate 8, in the country.

Huawei Mate 8

A successor to the Ascend Mate 7, the Huawei Mate 8 has all the features one would expect from a high-caliber smartphone. It has a spacious 6-inch display with 1080p resolution that’s bulwarked by a sheet of Corning Gorilla Glass 4, a very respectable engine under the hood which include the company’s own HiSilicon Kirin 950 octa-core processor with 4GB of RAM and 64GB of on-board that can be expanded via microSD card.

If you guys can remember, the Mate 8 would’ve made it to our list of smartphones with at least 4,000mAh battery. But during then the premium handset has yet to make its local debut, so we instead parked it under the smartphones that you can look forward to in the near future. We’re glad to know that consumers who values battery life will now have an additional smartphone to choose from!

Huawei Mate 8 specs:

OSAndroid 6.0 (Marshmallow)
Processor2.3GHz HiSilicon Kirin 950 octa-core processor
Memory4GB
Display6-inch IPS-NEO display, 1920 x 1080 | Corning Gorilla Glass 4
StorageExpandable 64GB on-board
Camera16-megapixel rear camera with OIS, phase-detection AF, and dual-LED flash + 8-megapixel front camera
SIMDual-SIM (nano) 4G/LTE
Battery4,000mAh
Weight185g
Dimensions157.1 x 80.6 x 7.9 mm
Others Fingerprint sensor, Wi-Fi 802.11ac, Bluetooth 4.2 LE with A2DP and EDR
ColorChampagne Gold, Moonlight Silver, Space Gray, Mocha Brown

The newly-launched Huawei Mate 8 will hit the local shelves starting on March 6 carrying a premium price tag of Php32,990. The handset will be offered in Champagne Gold and Mocha Brown color, but the latter variant will be available locally starting on April.

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