Huawei Honor 8 Pro: Price, Specs and Review

Huawei Honor 8 Pro Specs Price in Nairobi and Mombasa

Already in 2017, we have seen various flagships from smartphone manufacturers. Huawei have not been left behind, they have just released the Huawei Honor 8 Pro.

The Huawei Honor 8 Pro in Kenya runs on Android 7.0 and features a 5.7 inch display. Also at the back, it has a dual camera setup (we have seen the trend in various smartphones).

I would say this, expect extended battery life with this smartphone: which will last you the whole day with medium to heavy usage.

It also supports fast internet connectivity with the 4G LTE capabilities just like the Huawei GR5


The price of selling the huawei honor 8 in Kenya

Huawei Honor 8 Pro in Kenya Key Specs & Features

  • Screen size: 5.7-inch IPS Display
  • Resolution: 1440 x 2560 pixels
  • Pixel Density: 515ppi
  • Processor: Octa-core Hisilicon Kirin 960 CPU with 4GB / 6GB RAM
  • OS: Android 7.0 (Nougat)
  • Internal Storage: 64GB, 128GB Storage
  • Camera: Dual 12MP + 12MP Rear Camera & 8MP Front Camera
  • 4G LTE
  • Fingerprint Sensor (Rear)
  • 4000 mAh Battery with Fast Charging available

The Design

Huawei usually don’t mess around with the design of their smartphones. Huawei Honor 8 Pro features a premium metal design with comfortable rounded corners for grip.

features of the huawei honor 8 pro reviewThe aluminum body ensures that gracefully covers the 5.7 inch display.

We have continually seen phone manufacturers breaking away from the 5.5 inch display and providing an extra 0.2 inches in their devices. Majorly because people have become more comfortable carrying large phones.

Huawei Honor 8 Pro Display

The phone comes with a 5.7 inch display at a resolution of 2560 pixels. To add to that, you get an impressive 515 ppi which leads to stunning clarity, vivid and sharp display.

Phone displaying an erupting volcanoFurthermore, the screen is protected using Corning Gorilla Glass 3. This will ensure that your screen does no scratch needlessly. Also it is protected from cracks caused by the device falling on the ground.

Huawei Honor 8 Pro Camera

Speaking of the camera, the phone comes with dual 12MP camera setup at the back. Therefore you will be able to have better quality images since the two lens takes two simultaneous images, then combines them for better image quality.

It features autofocus, HDR capabilities and Phase detection. To add to that, you also get a Panorama capability, suitable for taking wide angle photos.

At the front it has an 8MP selfie camera which features smile detection and flash.

Huawei Honor 8 Pro Performance

Running Android 7.0 Nougat: the Honor 8 Pro by Huawei ensures that you have the latest security and performance improvements. You will also get user interface improvements with this Android version.

Gaming on the Huawei Honor 8 ProWhen it comes to the processor, it runs on on a powerful HiSilicon Kirin 960 octa-core chipset with 4GB of RAM. You will be able to multi task like you mean business. To add to that, all processor intensive apps and games will run smoothly on the Huawei Honor 8 Pro.

So, performance wise, this is one of the most outstanding at the price point.

Huawei Honor 8 Pro Price in Kenya

The phone is not yet available in the Nairobi, however, you will be able to to get it at Jumia for around KSh. 60,000 CLICK TO SEE PRICE

Huawei Honor 8 Pro Specs

Below are some of the specs of the smartphone


  • Operating System: Android 7.0 Nougat
  • Colors: Pearl White, Midnight Black, Navy Blue
  • Dimensions: 157 x 77.5 x 7 mm
  • Weight: 0.184 kgs
  • Sim Count: Dual Sim
  • Sim Type: Nano Sim


  • Size: 5.7 inches
  • IPS capacitive Display
  • 1440 x 2560 pixels resolution
  • 514ppi
  • Corning Gorilla Glass 3 protection


  • Octa-core Processor
  • 4GHz quad-core & 1.8GH
  • quad-core (Hisilicon Kirin 960


  • Mali-G71 MP8


  • 4GB


  • 64GB
  • Expandable up to 256GB

Rear Camera

  • Dual 12MP Colour + 12MP Mono Camera
  • 2160p ultra HD 4k Video
  • Autofocus
  • Phase detection
  • Panorama
  • Geo tagging
  • Dual LED Flash

Selfie Camera

  • 8MP
  • 1080p HD Video

Network Bands

  • 2G GSM: 850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900MHz
  • 3G: 850 / 900 / 1900 / 2100MHz
  • 4G LTE: Yes, LTE band 1(2100), 3(1800), 5(850), 7(2600), 8(900), 20(800), 38(2600), 40(2300)


  • WLAN: Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac, Dual-Band, DLNA, Wi-Fi Direct
  • Wi-Fi Hotspot: Yes
  • Bluetooth: Yes, Bluetooth 4.2 with A2DP, LE
  • NFC: Yeah
  • USB Port: Yes, USB Type C (USB 2.0)

Available Sensors

  • Digital Compass
  • Accelerometer
  • Proximity Sensor
  • Light Sensor
  • Fingerprint scanner
  • Intelligent Digital assistant
  • Voice control

Other Features

  • Push Emails
  • Music Player: Yes, mp3, WAV, FLAC, eACC+
  • Video Player: Yes, MPEG4, H.263, H.264, XviD
  • 5mm headphone jack available
  • FM Radio
  • GPS: Yes, GPS with A-GPS, GLONASS


  • 4000mAh battery capacity
  • Li-Po
  • Non removable
  • 30 hours talk time
  • 500 hours tal time
  • Fast charging available.