Huawei Mate 8: A Smartphone with a Huge Screen
What makes Huawei Mate 8 special? Is it just about the screen? Or is it all the specifications combined?
When Huawei unveiled Mate 8, their new smartphone, everyone was surprised because the phone came with a big screen. When Huawei began the campaign for their new product, Amman was not an exception, as Huawei Mate 8 advertisements were all over the city.
As promised, we at Labeb will give you in this article the main specifications and features of Huawei Mate 8. It is considered one of the big smartphones (similar to a mini Tablet), and it is made from steel with a strong processor, good camera, and finger print recognition placed under the rear camera.
As we addressed in previous articles, Chinese smartphones, being led with Huawei, Lenovo, and HTC are becoming more popular in the market, especially the European Market, and they are competing with Samsung and Apple. They have high specs and are available in affordable prices.
Exceptional Specifications, Big Screen, and Huge Battery
After Huawei’s success in the manufacturing of Mate smartphone series, they unveiled Huawei Mate 8 in November 2015 with a design similar to Mate 7 and Mate S, with a curved back cover and full steel frame.
It is true that the screen size is big in Mate 8, but it has a small frame (that Huawei reduced) making the screen look like other 5.5 inch screen phones but with a bigger screen.
Its dimensions are: 157.1x80.6x185 mm and weighs 185 grams.
Huawei Mate 8 also have a dual sim card option, and is a 6.0 inch IPS-NEO LCD touchscreen with a resolution of 1080x1920 pixels covered in a layer of Corning Gorilla 4 scratch and break resistant glass.
It is powered by a 6.0 Android version (Marshmallow), and an octa-core HiSilicon Kirin 950 processor, which is divided into two quad-core processors: the first is a Cortex-A72 with a speed of 2.3 GHz, and the second is a Cortex-A53 with a speed of 1.8 GHz.
Mate 8 has a 16MP resolution with an f/2.0 lens aperture for the rear camera, and an 8MP f/2.4 front camera.
What is also distinct about Mate 8 is its battery. It has a 4000 mAh battery with fast charging, reaching 37% in 30 minutes.
As for other specs, it supports Bluetooth, Wi-Fi, etc…
With its 6.0 inch screen, huge 4000 mAh battery, and 16MP camera resolution, Huawei Mate 8 are considered one of the good new smartphones and some experts categorized it as a tablet look-alike.
According to Huawei, the Mate series are added to the classy smartphones released by the company meeting everyone’s needs.
The popularity of Chinese phones is increasing, even in European countries, and Huawei is categorized third after Samsung and Apple in the smartphone industry. Meaning, its market share is now covering the whole world and is only increasing.
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