Buying a smartphone these days is not an easy task. The market is flooded with options that more or less looks same and also offers parallel feature sets and hardware.
You may find a handset that offers a good multitasking performance and is also designed well, but then its display resolution or camera performance might not strike a deal. Or it can be vice versa.
That said, among the hundreds of Android incarnations, one smartphone that truly stand apart and takes the cake is the recently launched- Huawei Honor 8. Spin it all the way you want but the smartphone effectively delivers on everyday front and comes out as a perfect blend of style and performance.
Here's why we consider Honor 8 a complete package in today's crowded smartphone market.
Crafted To Turn Heads
The first thing you notice about a smartphone is its design and Honor 8 is simply a piece of art. The smartphone is designed to impress, has a premium, slick body with finished aluminum alloy frame sandwiched between two sheets of heavy 2.5D curved glass.
The aluminum alloy gives Honor 8 a stronger body and the curved glass with ultra-narrow bezels offers a smooth, seamless feeling while you operate the handset. The smartphone is available in Pearl White and Sapphire Blue colour variants.
Besides, what's simply enticing is the fact that the design team has put a 15-layer light-catching glass finish at the rear panel, which is industry's first and makes Honor 8 stand out from the crowd. At 153g, Honor 8 feels very light in everyday usage is compact enough to use with one hand.
Watch everything in Full HD
In the age of button-less smartphones, a good display is a top most priority and Honor 8 makes no compromise in this department. It's 5.2-inch IPS display delivers 1080x1920 pixels at an impressive 423 dpi, which makes text, images, videos and games look amazingly sharp and colours look exceptionally vivid. The touch response is super and watching videos or playing games is a sheer delight on Honor 8.
Capture Images as Your Eyes see the World
Honor 8 is miles ahead of competition in terms of imaging performance. The smartphone has a six-lens, wide-angle dual-lens camera setup at back that uses two 12MP Sony IMX286 sensors with f/2.2 apertures and 1.25 µm pixel sizes.
One of them is a traditional RGB sensor that captures color information, while the second is a monochrome sensor that measures brightness. After you take a shot, the Honor 8's software combines the two images into a single image, resulting better pictures even in low-light conditions.
The dual-lens camera setup makes sure that you get high-quality photos while shooting in different light conditions or taking different kind of shots like macro images, landscape shots, portrait images, etc. The camera setup is also equipped with hybrid auto-focus and laser focus that makes sure you never miss a precious moment.
Lag Free Android Experience
High-end hardware is of no use if the fundamental software is not efficient. Smartphones these days are loaded with top-notch hardware but their clumsy software makes them a waste of money.
On the other hand, Honor 8 runs on the latest Android 6.0 Marshmallow OS with company's Emotion UI 4.1 running on top, which fully complements the underlying hardware.
The user interface is lag free and the gesture and voice control features let you operate the handset like a pro. Besides, the regular Android updates will make sure you never miss out on Google's latest software features.
Run everything without worrying about slowing down
Honor 8 makes sure you never run out of memory while using multiple applications simultaneously. With 4GB RAM under the hood, you don't need to worry about the memory consumption as all of your tasks are executed without a hitch. You can browse multiple web pages, play games, record or watch videos without worrying about the handset slowing down.
Play the most graphical Intensive Games
With Honor 8, you can experience the console level gaming on sharp 5.2-inch full HD display. The Mali-T880 MP4 GPU makes sure you run the most graphical intensive games without any frame drops. You can play Asphalt 8, Marvel Champions, Dead Trigger 2, etc. with screen popping graphics and animations.
Use two SIM cards at a time
How about keeping your personal and professional life separate? It is possible with Honor 8 as the smartphone integrates a Hybrid SIM card slot that makes it possible to use two SIM cards at the same time.
To Simply put, you don't need to carry two phones as you can get the functionality of two in one with the Honor 8.
Carry the World in your pocket
We all love to store our music library, unlimited photos, heavy games and multiple apps on our smartphones. In short we love to carry the world in our pockets that requires a good amount of storage.
With Honor 8, you don't need to worry about the memory getting full, as the smartphone allows you to expand the built-in 32GB memory by up to 128GB via microSD card. It's more than enough to store your music library, videos, photos games and applications.
Ticks all boxes to make lives simpler
We are so used to traditional 3.5mm headphone jack that buying a handset sans the feature seems stupid. That's why Honor 8 does not ditch the standard 3.5mm headphone jack, which you will not find even in the Apple's latest iPhone 7.
With Honor 8, you don't need to buy an extra pair of Bluetooth headphones as it allows you to listen to your favourite music tracks with a traditional 3.5mm headphones.
Honor 8 also has a smart fingerprint sensor that allows you to unlock the handset, browse images in gallery, click photos, accept a call, dismiss an alarm, etc.
Last but not the least, all the hard work put in design, camera, software, display, etc. is waste of time if the battery unit powering up the handset is incompetent.
To make sure your Honor 8 never leaves you in between an important job, the company has fitted a large 3,000mAh battery unit that is able to last for up to 10 hours of nonstop video playback and can give two days of backup on a single charge.
Fast charging is also at your rescue and the bundled charging adaptor in the package can boost the battery to up to 50 percent in just 30 minutes of charging time.