Huawei just gave Australians another thing to look forward to this month. The Chinese tech giant this week unveiled a relatively cheap, dual rear Android phone. Should you buy your own? Do the Huawei Honor 8 specs make the company’s latest phone worth it?

Huawei is launching another phone from the company’s Honor line this July. According to, the phone has almost the same features as Huawei’s flaghsip smartphone P9. But it would cost nearly half as much as P9.

Huawei’s previous Honor phones proved popular among people partial to both design and functionality. Honor 8 will likely be no different. The latest Honor phone might not have P9’s Leica camera branding. But it would include a 12-megapixel dual camera set-up.

According to, Aussies will be able to get their hands on Huawei’s latest offering before the month ends. Huawei Honor 8 would cost AUD434 (around USD330). Huawei will launch the phone in China on July 19. Although they’ve already released the complete Huawei Honor 8 specs, the company meanwhile has not yet confirmed a release date in Australia. Stay tuned for updates.

Check out the full Huawei Honor 8 specs below

Device Info: 
This is a GSM Device.
Operation system: 
Android OS v6.0 (Marshmallow)
Chipset Kirin 950 SoC
Quad-core 2.2 GHz Cortex-A72 & quad-core 1.7 GHz Cortex-A53 Mali T880 MP4 GPU
IPS LCD Capacitive touch screen
16 million colors
5.2 inches
1920 x 1080 pixels
multi-touch with fingerprint accelerometer, proximity, compass sensors
Storage and RAM: 
32GB Storage
Expendable vai microSD, up to 32GB
2G GSM 850, 900, 1800 and 1900
3G HSDPA 850 / 900 / 1900 / 2100
Speed HSDPA, 21 Mbps; HSUPA, 5,76 Mbps LTE Cat Speed EDGE Class 12 and GPRS Class 12, Micro Dual SIM Supported

Available Colors:
White, Black and Gold
145.5 x 71 x 7.45 mm and 153 grams
Non-Removable Li-ion 2900 mAh battery Standby time 400 Hours and talk time 28 hours on 2G and 3G
12MP, autofocus, LED flash, Geo-tagging, touch focus, face detection, HDR and 1080p videos rec, 8MP Front Camera
Data Connectivity
Bluetooth v4.1, A2DP, USB microUSB v2.0 Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac, dual-band, Wi-Fi Direct, DLNA, Wi-Fi hotspot
Other Features:
HTML Browser, Stereo FM radio with RDS, GPS with AGP support, –  Active noise cancellation with dedicated mic – XviD/ MP4 and WMV player – MP3, WMA and WAV player – Organizer – Document viewer – Photo viewer and editor – Voice memo, dial and commands – Predictive text input