Huawei has launched a premium flagship smartphone, dubbed as Huawei P8.

Huawei P8

The P8 is powered by the company’s own Hisilicon Kirin 930 octa-core processor, clocked at 2.2GHz and paired with a 3GB of RAM. It features a 5.2-inch full HD display with 1920 x 1080 pixels of resolution and 424ppi. It is equipped with 16GB of internal storage, expandable via microSD.

The Huawei P8 houses a 13-megapixel rear camera with OIS, RBGW sensor, DSLR-level Image signal processor, 1080p video recording / 1080p video playback, F2.0 and dual color temperature flash. There is also an 8-megapixel front camera for selfies.

Running on Android 5.0 Lollipop with EMUI 3.1 on top, the Huawei P8 is backed by a 2680mAh battery. The handset measures 144.9 x 72.1 x 6.4 mm and weighs 144 gm.

In terms of connectivity options, it include 4G LTE, dual-SIM (LTE+WCDMA), GPS / A-GPS / Glonass / BDS (BeiDou Navigation Satellite System), Wi-Fi 2.4GHz b/g/n with Wi-Fi Direct support, Blutooth 4.1 LE, NFC and micro-USB.

It supports TDD LTE : B40 ; FDD LTE:B1 / B2 / B3 / B4 / B5 / B7 / B8 / B12 / B17 / B18 / B19 / B20 / B25 / B26 / B28; UMTS: 800 (B6, Japan) / 800 (B19, Japan) / 850/ 900/ 1700/ 1900/2100MHz;
GSM 850/900/1800/1900MHz; TDD LTE: B38 /B39 /B40 /B41 (2555MHz~2655MHz); FDD LTE: B1/B3/B4/B7
UMTS: 850/900/1700/1900/2100MHz(B8/B5/B4/B2/B1) and GSM 850/900/1800/1900MHz bands.

Huawei P8 also packs a set of sensors : Gravity, Gyroscope, Ambient Light, Proximity, Compass and Accelerometer.

The phablet is slated to retail for €499 (Roughly Rs. 33,000). It comes in Mystic Champagne and Titanium Grey colours.