[FULL EXPLAINATION] The New Huawei Mate 8 review


Huawei officially unveiled the Huawei Mate 8 in late November. The device is the successor to the Ascend Mate 7, which was the surprise star of IFA 2014. Does the Mate 8 have what it takes to make the same impact? Here’s everything we’ve been given so far on the Huawei Mate 8 price, release date, specs and features.

This one is real Mate 8

Huawei Mate 8 specifications

According to an official specs sheet that Huawei released on November 25, the Mate 8 features the Kirin 950 processor, promising 100 percent performance boost over the Mate 7’s Kirin 920. It will also be the first phone to use the Mali T880 GPU.

In the Huawei release, the company emphasized the comparative benefits of the Mate 8’s setup, saying that it would perform 22 percent better and consume 12 percent less power than the Exynos 7420, and perform 25 percent better and consume 44 percent less power than the Snapdragon 810. How the Kirin 950 will compare to the next generation of those the two chips, the Exynos 8890 and Snapdragon 820, remains to be seen.

Despite rumors of there being three variants of the device, each with a different sized screen, it seems that Huawei only has plans for two versions of the Mate 8,

one with 3 GB RAM and another with 4 GB RAM, but both with the same size screen. Both will run Huawei EMUI 4.0, based on Android Marshmallow.

An earlier report listed the Huawei Mate 8 price as 3,299 CNY (about US$519) for the 3 GB of RAM, 32 GB internal storage version, and the 4 GB of RAM, 64 GB internal storage version is rumored to cost 3,899 CNY (about US$613).


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Huawei Mate 8 photo’s from Huawei home site

精湛设计与精致工艺的结合,让HUAWEI Mate 8得到了多方位的提升。航空级铝金属打造的机身,配合正反面
的高光切边,在保持机身坚固耐用的同时兼具优雅。而新一代的指纹识别设计,更是让手机操控成为了一种享受。与此 同时,HUAWEI Mate 8有4种颜色以供选择,分别是香槟金、摩卡金、苍穹灰、月光银。

HUAWEI Mate 8采用了新一代华为麒麟950芯片,不仅性能高,而
且续航时间长。采用16nm FinFET Plus工艺,ARM Cortex A72及
Mali-T880 GPU,再加上新的架构设计,相比于上一代麒麟930芯
Mate 8能轻松应对大型游戏及应用,同时又不用担心续航问题。

支持HUAWEI Mate 8更长久使用的,不仅是4000mAh(Typ.)大容量的高密度电池,
它使得我们在享受HUAWEI Mate 8带来的高性能的同时,不用再时时刻刻担心电量耗尽。

HUAWEI Mate 8的安全解决方案是基于华为麒麟950芯片中的独立

为了在大多数场景下能快速拍摄质量上乘的照片,HUAWEI Mate 8采用了SONY 1600万像素IMX298堆栈式传感器摄
的对焦、更好的清晰度、更准确的色彩还原,使得图像质量更好更亮丽。除此之外,HUAWEI Mate 8还支持120帧/s