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Huawei Honor 8 Pro / Honor V9

alaTest has collected and analyzed 68 reviews of Huawei Honor 8 Pro / Honor V9. The average rating for this product is 4.3/5, compared to an average rating of 4.1/5 for other Cell phones for all reviews. People are impressed by the battery and camera. The price and screen are also mentioned favorably. There are some mixed reviews about the size, and some have doubts about the GPS navigation.

performance, screen, price, camera, battery

GPS navigation

We analyzed user and expert ratings, product age and more factors. Compared to other Cell phones the Huawei Honor 8 Pro / Honor V9 is awarded an overall alaScore™ of 96/100 = Excellent quality.

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Expert review by: Marcus Herbrich (notebookcheck.net)

Honor 8 Pro Smartphone Review

 

On to new pastures. Huawei has delivered one of its best flagship smartphones yet with the latest Honor 8 Pro. You can find out in our detailed review, how the most powerful Honor device of all times fares in the comparison with well-known competitors...

bright, high-contrast IPS panel ; QHD resolution ; performance ; 6 GB RAM ; fast 64 GB UFS-2.1 storage ; dual-SIM ; color accuracy of the display ; good dual-camera ...

... but not of the high-end level ; high waste heat ; no Bluetooth 5.0 ; slow WLAN transfer rates ; USB 2.0 only ; average GPS module

The Honor 8 Pro is a well-built, high-end smartphone with excellent system performance and very successful visually. Compared to the current and some of last-year's crop of high-end devices, we have to make do with less in many places, despite its...

May, 2017

Expert review by: Andrew Hoyle (cnet.com)

Huawei Honor 8 Pro review

 

The Huawei Honor 8 Pro brings you much of the power and capabilities you'd expect of a high-end flagship phone, but with a UK price of £474 ( direct from Huawei ), it comes in cheaper than most other premium handsets. That converts to roughly $610 or...

The Huawei Honor 8 Pro packs a neat dual-lens camera, a great screen and plenty of power.

Battery life is disappointing and no waterproofing means that you'll need to be extra careful when using your phone around clumsy friends holding drinks.

The Huawei Honor 8 Pro's great specs and affordable price make it a worthy option if you want high-end features without emptying your bank account.

May, 2017

DT Recommended Product

Expert review by: Andy Boxall (digitaltrends.com)

Huawei Honor 8 Pro review

 

Honor has found a winner with the 8 Pro, delivering a high-performing phone at exactly the right price.

Apr, 2017

Expert review by: JC Torres (slashgear.com)

Huawei Honor 8 Pro Review

 

Just when you thought you've seen all the Android flagships that this half of 2017 has to offer, along comes Honor to blow your presumptions away. Many might brush off this Huawei sub-brand because it is, well, a sub-brand. That, however, would be a...

The Honor 8 Pro is definitely one of the unexpected surprises of the smartphone market this year. You would have never expected that Honor, whose smartphones so far have been on the far side of mid-range, would come so close to Huawei’s own flagship...

Apr, 2017

Expert review by: (zdnet.com)

Honor 8 Pro, First Take: A high-quality handset, with a VR viewer in the box

 

Last year the 5.2-inch Honor 8 gained plaudits as a smartphone offering great features for a relatively low price -- it currently sells for around £300 (inc. VAT). Now the Huawei sub-brand has got a new flagship, the 5.7-inch Honor 8 Pro , with...

Expert review by: Daniel P. (phonearena.com)

Honor 8 Pro Review

 

Just as rumored, the Honor V9 has been officially brought from China to the European shores as the Honor 8 Pro, making it one of the best phablets you'll be able to order there this season. The 6 GB RAM model is available to order in black, blue and...

Top battery life among modern phones with Quad HD displays ; Very fast charging time given the battery capacity ; Functional interface with rich gesture support ; Copious amount of RAM and smart memory management ; Vulkan graphics support ; H.265...

Initial camera focus is slow, and 4K video is jittery ; Photo and video colors could use a bit more pizzazz ; Unwieldy for one-handed usage and pocket-dwelling ; Display colors are way off on the cold side

The Honor 8 Pro takes off where the Honor 8 left, adding a larger display, a faster chipset, more memory, and a bigger battery, all in a very slim and elegant metal body. That being said, it doesn't differ all that much as a concept – it still offers a...

Apr, 2017

Expert review by: Shu On Kwok (androidpit.com)

Honor 8 Pro review: a price-performance miracle?

 

Subsequent to the Honor 8 and Honor 8 Premium, which came with some extra internal memory, the Chinese manufacturer is completing this smartphone trinity with the Honor 8 Pro. The new Honor smartphone holds promise to, once again, be a hit in terms of...

Good workmanship ; Powerful hardware ; Good high-resolution display ; Price / performance ratio

No real advantages from its 6 GB of RAM ; No compatibility with Daydream

With the new 8 Pro, Honor has intelligently seized the hardware from Huawei and leaned heavily on Apple's design. The result isn't bad at all. The design, which is based on the iPhone, meets the demand of a large target market, and with the hardware,...

May, 2017

Expert review by: Sheldon Pinto (tech.firstpost.com)

Huawei Honor 8 Pro review: A feature packed mid-ranger that challenges the OnePlus 5 - Tech2

 

The Huawei Honor 8 pro is a capable challenger that packs in similar, if not better hardware than the OnePlus 5.

Launched at Rs 29,999 with 6 GB RAM and 128 GB internal storage, there’s really not much to complain about with the Huawei Honor 8 Pro. It defeats the value for money offerings from OnePlus and defeats the OnePlus 5 at its own game with a refined...

Jul, 2017

Expert review by: Luke Johnson (techradar.com)

Honor 8 Pro review

 

Big and powerful but not quite perfect

Stunning, high-end design ; Beautiful, rich display ; Oodles of power

Camera lacking OIS ; A touch too big for one-handed use ; No waterproofing

The Honor 8 Pro is an accomplished, well-rounded phone, but one that's just lacking that killer feature to take it from good into the realms of greatness. It’s easy on the eye, offers plenty of power and has a sizeable battery, but there’s nothing to...

Apr, 2017

Expert Reviews Best Buy

Expert review by: Christopher Minasians (expertreviews.co.uk)

Honor 8 Pro review: Honor’s big smartphone is still a fantastic bargain

 

If you're in search of a big-screened smartphone, the Honor 8 Pro is quite simply one of the best money can buy

Price ; Design and build quality ; Performance

Camera flash performance

Still, the Honor 8 Pro is nothing short of amazing at this price, and if you’re looking to buy a large, phablet-sized smartphone for less than £500, the Honor 8 Pro should be one of your first choices.

Sep, 2017

Product Specifications

Battery

Battery Capacity:3900 / 4000

Call Management

Call divert:Y
Call hold:Y
Call timer:Y
Call waiting:Y
Caller ID:Y
Conference call:Y
Speakerphone:Y
Speed dialing:Y
Vibrating alert:Y

Camera

Auto focus:Y
Built-in flash:Y
Flash Type:LED
Front camera:Y
Front camera resolution (numeric):8
Geotagging:Y
Maximum frame rate:60
Night mode:Y
Rear camera resolution (numeric):12
Rear camera type:Dual camera
Resolution at capture speed:1920x1080@60fps
Second rear camera resolution (numeric):12
Self-timer:Y
Video capture resolution (max):1920 x 1080
Video recording:Y
Video recording modes:1080p
Zoom capability:Y

Design

Color of product:Black / Blue / Gold
Fingerprint reader:Y
Form Factor:Bar

Display

Display Diagonal:5.7
Display Resolution:2560 x 1440
Display Type:LTPS
Orientation sensor:Y
Pixel density:515
Screen shape:Flat
Second display:N
Touch technology:Multi-Touch
Touchscreen:Y
Touchscreen type:Capacitive

Ergonomics

Accelerometer:Y
Ambient light sensor:Y
Gyroscope:Y
Proximity sensor:Y

Messaging

Chat:Y
E-mail:Y
Instant messaging (IM):Y
MMS (Multimedia Messaging Service):Y
Short Message Service (SMS):Y

Multimedia

Audio formats supported:AAC,AMR-NB,FLAC,MIDI,MP3,OGG,RA-Lossless
Video formats supported:3GP,ASF,MP4,RM,RMVB,WMV

Navigation

Assisted GPS (A-GPS):Y
BeiDou:Y
GLONASS:Y
GPS (satellite):Y
Position location:Y
Wi-Fi positioning:Y

Networking

2G bands (primary SIM):850,900,1800,1900
2G standards:GSM
3G:Y
3G standards:HSPA+
4G:Y
4G standard:LTE
Bluetooth:Y
Bluetooth version:4.2
Near Field Communication (NFC):Y
SIM card capability:Dual SIM
SIM card type:NanoSIM
Tethering (modem-mode):Y
Wi-Fi:Y
Wi-Fi Direct:Y
Wi-Fi standards:IEEE 802.11a,IEEE 802.11ac,IEEE 802.11b,IEEE 802.11g,IEEE 802.11n

Packaging Content

Cables included:USB
Quick start guide:Y
Warranty card:Y

Performance

Flight mode:Y
Microphone mute:Y
Personal info management (PIM):Alarm clock, Calculator, Calendar, Events reminder, Notes, To-do list
Personalization:Icons, Menu, Shortcuts
Support for contact groups:Y
Themes:Wallpapers
Video call:Y

Ports & interfaces

Headphone connectivity:3.5 mm
USB port:Y

Processor

Coprocessor:Y
Coprocessor cores:4
Coprocessor frequency:2.4
Processor architecture:ARM Cortex-A53
Processor cores:4
Processor family:Hi-Silicon
Processor frequency:1.8
Processor model:Kirin 960

Software

Operating system installed:Android
Operating system version:7

Storage

Compatible memory cards:MicroSD (TransFlash)
Internal RAM:6
Internal storage capacity:64
Maximum memory card size:128
RAM capacity:6
USB mass storage:Y

Subscription

Subscription type:No subscription

Technical Details

Google applications:Google Maps,Google Play,YouTube

Weight & Dimensions

Depth:0.274
Height:6.18
Weight:6.49
Width:3.05