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Huawei Ascend Mate8 (2015) review

The detailed specifications, photos and introductory video of the Huawei Ascend Mate8 (MATE8). The list of the competitors most often compared to the Huawei Ascend Mate8 smartphone.

Huawei Ascend Mate8 / MATE8

The Huawei Ascend Mate8 (MATE8) smartphone released in 2015. It is powered by HiSilicon Kirin 950 chipset, 3 GB of RAM and 32 GB of internal storage.

The Huawei Ascend Mate8 runs on Android OS v5.1 (Lollipop) out of the box. It comes with a Li-Po 4200 mAh, non-removable battery. It features a 6 inches IPS display with 1440 x 2560 px resolution. The IPS technology is one of the most leading LCD technologies in the world.

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Huawei Ascend Mate8 (MATE8) specifications

Brand
Huawei
Name
Ascend Mate8
Type
MATE8
Launch
2015

Body

Colors
amber gold
moonlight silver
obsidian black
SIM type
Nano SIM

System

The Huawei Ascend Mate8 runs on Android OS v5.1 (Lollipop) out of the box, but the Ascend Mate8's firmware can be upgraded to a newer version of OS.

OS
Android OS v5.1 (Lollipop)
Chipset
HiSilicon Kirin 950
CPU
Octa-core, Quad-core 2.4 GHz Cortex-A72, Quad-core 2 GHz Cortex-A53
GPU
Mali-T880 MP4

Display

Screen size is measured in inches, diagonally from corner to corner. The 6 inches IPS capacitive touch screen with 1440 x 2560 px resolution is multitouch capable.

Technology
IPS
Size
6 inches
Resolution
1440 x 2560 px
Multitouch
yes

Memory

The smartphone's memory (3 GB) cannot be expanded, but the storage (32 GB) can be expanded with a microSD card.

RAM
3 GB
Internal storage
32 GB
External storage
microSD

Camera

The camera of the Huawei Ascend Mate8 is equipped with autofocus. Autofocus is a camera feature that fine-tunes the focus of the camera, it is a nice feature of this smartphone.

Front camera
8 MP
Rear camera
20.7 MP
5376 x 3752 px
autofocus
Flash
Dual LED

Connectivity

Ascend Mate8 is 3G and 4G capable. This smartphone has a built-in GPS receiver. GPS is a satellite based navigation system that allows the determination of the exact geographical location on Earth. The Ascend Mate8 comes with Near Field Communications (NFC) functionality for transferring content with other NFC-enabled devices. This Huawei smartphone has FM radio receiver.

GSM
850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900
Network
2G / 3G / 4G
WLAN
Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac
Bluetooth
v4.1, A2DP, LE
GPS
A-GPS, GLONASS
NFC
yes
FM radio
yes
USB
microUSB 2.0, USB host
Audio
3.5 mm jack

Battery

The Li-Po 4200 mAh, non-removable battery gives the smartphone a good battery backup.

Type
Li-Po 4200 mAh, non-removable

Features

The smartphone sensors measure physical quantities and transmit them to the application processor. The phones's accelerometer is a built-in electronic component that measures tilt and motion. A fingerprint sensor is one of the easiest and most secure ways to protect your smartphone. The proximity sensor detects when a user is holding the phone near their face during a call and turns off the display to prevent keypad presses and battery consumption from the display. The Ascend Mate8 has Dual SIM capability, which means that you can insert two different SIM cards and use them both from one phone.

Sensors
accelerometer
compass
fingerprint
gyroscope
proximity
Specials
Corning Gorilla Glass 4
Dual SIM

Links

Official site
http://www.huawei.com/

The specifications above are based on the official data published by the manufacturer, but we also take user reviews into consideration. If you found an error or something lacking in the specifications above for the Huawei Ascend Mate8, then don’t hesitate and signal the problem to us.

Huawei Ascend Mate8 (MATE8) pictures

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