8 Reasons to Get an Honor 8

8 Reasons to Get an Honor 8

The Honor 8 was officially launched in Malaysia earlier this month, which indeed is one of the most beautiful smartphones I’ve ever seen. The Honor 8 is the latest flagship device from the company, it comes with a few great features which you probably will like it. Whether you are considering to get it or not, here are the 8 Reasons to Get an Honor 8.

#1 – Beautifully Crafted

8 Reasons to Get an Honor 8 — Beautifully Crafted

I have already mentioned that the Honor 8 is one of the most beautiful smartphones I’ve ever seen. The device features dual-glass design with metal frame around the phone. Its back is made of 15-layer craftsmanship, combines with glass/metal back to create brilliant light reflections. Honor called it as aurora glass.

#2 – 12MP Dual-Lens Camera

8 Reasons to Get an Honor 8 — 12MP Dual-Lens Camera

The dual-lens camera setup has made a return from the Honor 6 Plus. The 12MP dual-lens camera is aided with laser auto-focus for faster focusing speed. However, it now comes with one RGB sensor and one monochrome sensor. The RGB sensor is used to capture colors, while the monochrome sensor is used to capture details. The wide aperture mode lets you adjust the apertures between f/0.95 to f/16, you can even refocus after taking the photo.

#3 – 3D Fingerprint Sensor

8 Reasons to Get an Honor 8 — 3D Fingerprint

You no longer see the Smart Key from Honor 7 as the 3D fingerprint sensor now also doubles up as the Smart Key, which means you can launch your apps by press and hold, single or double tap the fingerprint sensor. Its fingerprint sensor is pretty fast, you can unlock the phone in 0.4 second.

#4 – Kirin 950 Processor with 4GB RAM

8 Reasons to Get an Honor 8 — Kirin 950 Processor with 4GB RAM

Under the hood is a 14nm Kirin 950 processor with i5 co-processor and 4GB RAM. It means that the Honor 8 is pretty power efficient, multitasking and gaming will not be a big problem for the device as well. Additionally, it has a rapid smart file processing system for a smoother user experience.

#5 – 5.2-Inch Display with High Color Gamut (NTSC)


The Honor 8 sports a 5.2-inch Full HD display, resulting a pixel density of 423ppi. Its display comes with 96% high color gamut (NTSC), color enhancement and dynamic pixel-level contrast adjustment technology, which means you get brighter color, smarter visibility control and more details. There’s also an eye-care mode, which filters out blue light for you to have a comfortable viewing experience.

#6 – 3,000mAh Battery with Fast Charging

8 Reasons to Get an Honor 8 — 3,000mAh Battery with Fast Charging

Juicing up the device is a 3,000mAh battery, which supported by Smart Power 4.0 for maximizing its stand-by time. Honor states that the battery provides 1.77 days battery life for normal usage and 1.22 days for heavy usage. It is capable of up to 10 hours of offline video-playing before you need to charge the phone. Speaking on charging, the Honor 8 supports 9V/2A fast charging technology, which gives you a 47% power boost in just 30 minutes, and you charge it via USB Type-C cable.

#7 – IR Blaster with Smart Control 4.0

8 Reasons to Get an Honor 8 — IR Blaster with Smart Control 4.0

The Honor 8 solves the problem of finding your remote control. The device features an IR blaster with Smart Control 4.0, so that you can control numerous electronic appliances from your TV to your air-conditioning unit. It supports devices manufactured by over 5,000 international brands and more than 230,000 international models.

#8 – Screen Crack Warranty

8 Reasons to Get an Honor 8 — Screen Crack Warranty

Accidents often happen and we may even crack our phone glass panel. Thankfully, the Honor 8 comes with 12 months one-to-one swap service and 3 months screen crack protection for its front and rear glass panels. That’s been said, even if you cracked the glass panel, Honor Malaysia will offer you the glass panel(s) replacement free for the first 3 months upon purchase date.

Where Can I Buy?

Honor 8 Launch_5

The Honor 8 is now available via its official e-commerce partners: VMall Malaysia and Lazada Malaysia, at the price of RM1,699 (32GB) and RM1,899 (64GB). Color options wise, the 32GB variant is available in Midnight Black and Pearl White colors, while the 64GB variant is available in Sapphire Blue and Sunrise Gold colors. Well, with the 8 reasons above, I’m pretty sure you’ll get not just an Honor 8, but a few (for your friends or family).

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