Huawei launched a new mid-range device dubbed as Huawei GX8 (younger brother to Nexus 6P). The device came up with a mid-range specs, one thing that pleasantly surprise us was the fingerprint scanner located on the back.
The device is already announced globally, and is headed to US in Q1, which means the device will make it’s first public appearance by the end of March.
The Huawei GX8 packs a 5.5-inch full HD display screen, a 64-bit Qualcomm Snapdragon 615 processor, 16GB internal storage, and runs Android 5.1 Lollipop (with Huawei’s EMUI 3.1 skin). Camera section includes a 13-megapixel camera with autofocus and a 5-megapixel camera on the front.
Here’s the full specs sheet of the device:
Dimensions: 152mm x 76.5mm x 7.5mm; 167 g
Display: Size: 5.5 inches
Type: TFT display
Resolution: 1920×1080 (Full HD), 401 PPI
Android 5.1 + EMUI 3.1
Processor: 1.5 GHz Qualcomm® SnapdragonTM 615, Octa-core, 64 bit
Memory: 16GB ROM / 2 GB RAM, microSD expandable up to 128GB
Rear: 13.0MP AF
Sensors: Accelerometer, Proximity sensor, Ambient light sensor, Compass, Fingerprint
Connectivity: Bluetooth 4.0 ; Wi-Fi 802.11b/g/n, 2.4G ; MicroUSB 2.0 high speed
Battery: 3000 mAh
Price & Availability: The Huawei GX8 will cost you $349.99 and will be available to buy at Best Buy, Amazon or GetHuawei.com.