The 5.5-inch Ascend Mate S flagship smartphone isn’t the only new smartphone coming out of Huawei at IFA today. The Chinese handset maker also unveiled its new premium Huawei G8 smartphone launching in several non-US markets next month. The Huawei G8 sports a full-metal body and comes in dark silver, gold, and white tones with a 1080p 5.5-inch curved Gorilla Glass display.
On the inside, G8 runs on 3GB RAM with 32GB internal storage present backed by a 3000mAh battery and fingerprint sensor. G8 also features dual SIM support with dual access and dual 4G LTE connectivity. Inside you’ll find a Qualcomm MSM8939, 1.5GHz + 1.2GHz 8-core processor according to the specs. G8 runs Android 5.1 with EMUI 3.1.
On the camera side, G8 delivers a 13MP shooter with an RGBW sensor covered by a sapphire lens with optical image stabilization built-in. Huawei bills the G8 as being especially capable of shooting in low-light environments.
Priced at €399, Huawei is launching G8 first in several countries around the world including the UK, China, France, Germany and Turkey among several other non-US markets.
Aside from the Mate S and G8, Huawei revealed pricing and availability for its Android Wear smartwatch (which will support Android and iOS) after first showing it off earlier this year. Huawei is also expected to be teaming up with Google on a Nexus phone set to debut later this month.
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