Huawei Honor 8 Smart Specs Review & Price in Nigeria, Kenya & Ghana

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huawei honor 8 smart

Huawei has launched the Huawei Honor 8 Smart in India, adding yet another smartphone to its Honor series of smartphones. The Huawei Honor 8 Smart was launched in India today alongside the Honor 8 at an event in the country.

Huawei Honor 8 Smart

The Huawei Honor 8 Smart is a variant of the Honor 8 with a reduced price and equally reduced specifications. When you compare the specifications of the Honor 8 Smart and Huawei Honor 5C, you would discover that both devices are very similar, even though the Honor 8 Smart is costlier.

Huawei Honor 8 Smart Specifications

Huawei Honor 8 Smart Lauched

Display & Design

The Huawei Honor 8 Smart has a 5.2-inch IPS display which offers wide viewable angles. It has a Full HD (1920 * 1080) pixel resolution, a 1500:1 contrast ratio and a maximum brightness level of 405 nits.

The body of the device is manufactured with Aircraft-grade aluminium alloy, and a 76.4% screen-to-body ratio ensures that you get enough screen real estate to perform activities like reading and watching videos.

Memory & Performance

The Huawei Honor 8 Smart is powered under the hood by a Kirin 650 processor which runs on the 16nm process, has eight Cortex-A53 processors and a maximum processing speed of 2GHz. The processor is assisted by a Mali T830 GPU which handles the graphics operations on the device.

The smartphone comes with 2GB of RAM and 16GB internal memory which can be expanded up to 128GB with a microSD card.


The Honor 8 Smart packs a 3,000mAh battery which Huawei claims can give up to 1.3 days of battery life even when used heavily.


The Huawei Honor 8 Smart comes with a single SIM slot which supports 4G LTE network bands.  It also comes with WiFi 802.11 b/g/n for wireless connections, Bluetooth 4.0 LE which allows you to transfer files wirelessly with reduced power consumption, and GPS for navigation.


The smartphone sports a 13MP camera at the rear which employs the use of a LED flash when it’s too dark for it to  capture clear images. The main camera uses a Sony IMX214 sensor and has a f/2.0 aperture to regulate and filter incoming light. The camera packs five lenses inside which greatly improves the quality of pictures taken by it.

The 8MP front camera doesn’t have a LED flash but also possesses a f/2.0 aperture like its partner at the rear.

Software and Hardware

The Huawei Honor 8 Smart has a 3.5mm audio jack at the top and packs an HiSilicon Hi6402 24-bit DAC (Digital-to-Audio Converter) which uses a Smart PA amplifier to deliver high-quality audio. The device sports a fingerprint sensor at the back for security purposes.

The Huawei Honor 8 Smart runs on Android 6.0 Marshmallow with version 4.1 of Huawei’s EMUI layered on top, offering software tweaks and customizations.

Huawei Honor 8 Smart Specifications (Summary)

  • 5.2-inch IPS display with Full HD (1920 x 1080) pixel resolution. 1500:1 contrast ratio & 405 nits brightness.
  • Octa-Core Kirin 650 (Cortex A53 – 4× 2 GHz + 4×1.7 GHz) 16nm processor.
  • Mali T830 GPU.
  • 2GB RAM.
  • 16GB internal memory, expandable up to 128GB with a microSD card.
  • 13MP Rear Camera with LED Flash, Sony IMX214 sensor, f/2.0 aperture & 5P lens.
  • 8MP Front Camera with f/2.0 aperture.
  • 4G LTE network connectivity.
  • WiFi 802.11 b/g/n, Bluetooth 4.1 LE & GPS.
  • 3,000mAh battery.
  • Fingerprint sensor.
  • 3.5mm audio jack, HiSilicon Hi6402 24-bit DAC & Smart PA amplifier.
  • Android 6.0 Marshmallow OS with EMUI 4.1.

Huawei Honor 8 Smart Price in Nigeria, Kenya and Ghana

The Huawei Honor 8 Smart will be available for sale soon in India and it would come in White, Black and Gold colour versions. The Honor 8 Smart carries a price tag of Rs. 19,999, 9,000 INR more than the Honor 5C which shares similar specs with it.

When it’s available in Africa, the Huawei Honor 8 Smart will cost N94,500 in Nigeria, KES 30,315 in Kenya and GHS 1197 in Ghana.

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