Huawei Launches Mate 8 at the Foot of the Pyramids
Huawei Consumer revealed its latest revolutionary smartphone Huawei Mate 8 in the Middle East market for the first time in North Africa in a huge ceremony at the Giza Pyramids specifically at the Light and Sound zone. And until Huawei team gives me the Mate 8 for a full review, let’s talk about the event.
The ceremony was held with the participation of the biggest distributors, dealers, and company officials in North Africa Huawei is also launching the Huawei Watch, the first smartwatch in the Huawei wearable devices family to expand the line of premium products.
Featuring the most powerful chipset, a high-capacity battery and stylish design – including a unique mocha brown color option – the Huawei Mate 8 is the ideal smartphone for today’s on-the-go professional. The Mate 8 is designed from the ground up for productivity and its hardware and software have been fine-tuned to provide an elegant, efficient experience.
Huawei announced that the device will be released in two editions, one 32GB+3 GB for 600 US dollars, and the other is 64GB+4GB for 703 USD dollars.
Featuring groundbreaking hardware, the Mate 8 is the first smartphone to run the Kirin 950 chipset, with CPU boosting power up 100 percent, GPU performance up 125 percent, and power efficiency up 70 percent vs. the Kirin 925. The device’s architecture balances energy efficiency with high-end performance through 4 x A72 2.3 GHz processors and 4 x A53 1.8 GHz processors.
Equipped with a 4000mAh high-density battery, the Mate 8 delivers industry-leading power efficiency offering over two days of normal usage. And with rapid charging technology, the phone is able to charge a day’s worth of power in just 30 minutes. In fact, regular users can go without charging their phone for 2.36 days, and heavy users can go without charging for 1.65 days. The Mate 8 also features an advanced six-layer thermal mechanics, which allows higher heat dissipation leading to an excellent holding experience and lower power consumption.
Running on Huawei’s EMUI 4.0, based on Android Marshmallow 6.0, the Huawei Mate 8 offers hundreds of user experience tweaks and improvements, including a built-in automatic defragmentation service that continues optimizing system performance. Additionally, the Mate 8 features a split-screen mode that enables enhanced multitasking between apps.
The Huawei Mate 8 introduces a new generation of fingerprint security with enhanced protection technology. The circular fingerprint sensor improves the effective identification area by 10 percent. In addition, the fingerprint friction ridge matching has three levels of security, providing higher protection for users.
In addition, the Mate 8 adopts the revolutionary 16MP IMX298 camera, increasing the sensor size by 23 percent for breathtaking images. The Mate 8 also features an 8 MP front camera with a new beauty algorithm for taking the perfect selfie.