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HUAWEI Mate 8 Comes with Android 6.0

By Avery Pacheco, 25/03/2016, updated on 27/05/2019

We recently posted a review of new design of HTC Desire 530/630/825. Today, we will dwell on the other models of Huawei. That is Huawei Mate. Huawei Mate is the main product line of the company that targets the mid-end market. Following Mate 7, the descendant Mate 8 was officially unveiled in 2015. Compared with the last flagship, Huawei Mate 8 is said to have made great progress in a whole. The content below will give you details.

Specification

  • Available.  Released 2015, November
  • Size: 157.1  x 80.6 x 7.9 mm (6.19 x 3.17 x 0.31 in)
  • Android  OS, v6.0 (Marshmallow)
  • Card slot
  • 64  GB, 4 GB RAM - NXT-L29
  • Non-removable  Li-Po 4000 mAh battery
  • 16  MP, f/2.0, 27mm, OIS, phase detection autofocus, dual-LED (dual tone) flash,  check quality

OS: Android 6.0

Compared to Android phones released at the same time, Huawei is outstanding because it works on Android 6.0 while others mostly run on Android 5.1. Although there are not so many new designs in the UI, some new services are added. For example, Huawei health helps you record your movement status with statistics and movement tracks.

OS: Android 6.0

Display and Battery

The reasons for Mate 7's popularity lie on its display and battery. And Mate8, the variant of Mate 7, carries on these traits. Coming with the 6-in and 1080p display and a 4000 mAh battery, Mate 8 is highly appreciated by those who prefer a big screen. Besides, a long-lasting battery allows users enjoy movies and music for longer.

Display and Battery

Better Appearance

Mate 8 comes without defection compared to Mate 7 in terms of workmanship. For instance, the edge of metal cover is sleek. Connections are seamless. Mate 8, at large, is a gorgeous and sharp Android phone.

Better Appearance

Fingerprint

Huawei claims that the fingerprint detection system is so sensitive that it is able to response within 0.5 seconds. A slight touch will wake up the phone and activate apps you want. And it is easy to register the fingerprint. Besides, the fingerprint sensor is smart, so your fingerprint can be recognized very easily even if there is only a part of your fingerprint is detected.

Fingerprint

Camera

Although Huawei does not excel at making an Android camera, the company delivers an improvement this time. The algorithm is improved. And the phone is equipped with a 16MP camera and F2.0 aperture. Additionally, there are other techniques applied like anti-tremble, auto-mode, professional mode, and more. The camera is capable of focusing quickly. And it is able to shoot great image even in the darkness.

Camera

To conclude, Huawei Mate 8 is fairly good and deserves your money. So, what's your opinion?

Rating

★★★★☆

Opinions

- "Best phone ever. Phone battery is the best. Material is very good. It's my first Huawei phone and it won't be the last one."

- "I want to buy this phone. It looks awesome."

- "1080p is more than enough for a smartphone and Huawei knows this."