Review of Huawei Mate 8: Powerful Than Nexus 6P

Review of Huawei Mate 8: Powerful Than Nexus 6P
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Huawei started receiving lots of attention after the release of the Nexus 6P.  The device came to the spotlight after its immediate launch and went on to become the best ever Android smartphone manufactured by any brand. Of late, the Huawei Mate 8 is grabbing a lot of media attention, which was internationally announced during the Consumer Electronics Show (CES) this year.


The device is better than the Nexus 6P in all respects and appears in three versions- 32GB, 64GB and 128GB. What makes the Mate 8 a phenomenal device with more power and beauty? Let’s find out.


Huawei has the reputation of producing unmatched hardware design. From packaging to detailing, the Mate 8 boasts stunning looks. The back cover is made of metal but does not feel slippery. Designed with chamfer for the front glass and around the camera lenses, it offers a highly refined look to it. In its massive 6-inch display, you can watch movies or play games since there is no compromise with picture clarity. The LCD display has 2,560 x 1,440 resolutions with 1080p. Every image looks crisp and clear.

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Performance of the Huawei Mate 8 is defined by its powerful processor. The device uses Huawei’s own Kirin 950 processor and claims to be the fastest phone you had ever used, with apps and games running at lightning speed.


Another notable point of the Kirin 950 processor is its link to battery saving power. The processor manages to save enormous battery life in the device, which features a 3,500 mAH battery.


Huawei boasts of its own UI for Android software. The Mate 8 features Huawei’s Emotion UI, which functions more like iOS than Android, and is based on Android 6.0 Marshmallow operating system.


Coming to the most significant feature, the Mate 8 has a 16MP powerful rear camera and an apt selfie shooter with ‘Perfect Selfie’ mode. The ‘Beauty Mode’ of the front shooter lets you fix flaws in your face, reports Phandroid.

Android Pit reports that the Mate 8 is priced around 450 Euros (approx. US$501)for 32GB and between 520-620 Euros (approx. US$579-US$691) for 128GB.


  • mikkej2k

    When will it come to the US officially?