Huawei teaser confirms Honor 8 launch on July 11 in China

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Huawei’s online centric sub-brand Honor is preparing to launch a new handset early next month, fresh reports say. The source of this information is the company’s president Zhao George, who recently, shared a teaser of the upcoming Honor 8 launch event on his official Weibo account- also known as China’s Twitter. The teaser revealed that the Honor 8 will be unveiled in China on July 11.

The text in the teaser image carries two superscribed circles after the numeral 8 which hints at the possibility of a dual camera set-up. The fact that the Honor 8 may come with dual cameras was already reported after specs of the handset were listed on TENAA.

As for features, the Honor 8 is equipped with a 5.2-inch Full HD display and houses Huawei’s own octa-core Kirin 950 mobile chipset which has been getting rave reviews for its AnTuTu benchmark scores. A fingerprint scanner is located at the rear.

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The Honor 8 will be offered in 3GB or 4GB of RAM configurations along with three storage options – 32GB, 64GB or 128GB. At the back, the handset will also get a twin 12-megapixel camera setup as evident from the images. At the front is an 8-megapixel camera. Booting Android 6.0 Marshmallow based Emotion UI, the Honor 8 also packs a 2,900mAh battery. The event is scheduled to take place at Shanghai Oriental Sports Center in Shanghai, China at 6:30PM on July 11.