Honor 8 Pro has emerged as a dark horse this year which actually seems to have snatched the flagship killer moniker from the OnePlus 5. Here are 8 good reasons why you could consider buying the Honor 8 Pro.
Design – A Thing of Beauty is a Joy For Ever
“Being slim is the new elitism” and Honor 8 Pro has taken it very seriously. Measuring just 6.95mm for a phone that houses 4000mAh battery, the Honor 8 Pro is suave and all wow. It flaunts a seamless metal unibody design that looks and feels solid, as well as premium. The blue color especially is a head turner. Though, the matte black is a smooth killer too.
Display – Bigger and pixel-full!
The Honor 8 Pro sports a 5.7-inch IPS display with 1440 x 2560 resolution. The display is a 2.5D glass and strengthened by Corning Gorilla Glass 3. The Quad HD resolution and a pixel density of 515 ppi makes for a extremely desirable screen quality. The display is sharp and the colors are vivid. The contrast ratio is on the mark as well, and while the display is a tad reflective, sunlight legibility is pretty good. The black levels are deep too.
Performance – Mean machine
Powered by Huawei’s top-of-the-line SoC, Kirin 960 with Mali-G71 MP8 GPU, the Honor 8 Pro packs in 6 GB of RAM.The Honor 8 Pro is a smooth operator and is very snappy. It can handle aggressive multi-tasking as well as gaming at ease. Throw in any heavy game, it handles them like a pro. In short 8 Pro is a true, able performer.
Gaming and Media – Entertainment on the go!
The 5.7” display strikes a sweet spot for gaming and watching movies. It’s a great for entertainment on the go, plus the hardware comes alive during rigorous gaming sessions and makes it highly enjoyable.
Camera – Happy clicks!
The rear camera on the Honor 8 Pro features a dual camera setup. Similar to Honor 8 and Huawei P9, the dual camera makes use of one RGB sensor and another monochrome sensor – both 12-megapixel ones with f/2.2 aperture. And there’s a dual-tone LED flash. Both the sensors work in tandem resulting in a detailed photos with higher dynamic range. The 8 Pro takes some great shots. The colors are lively and eye popping. It excels in low light conditions. Plus, the camera mode offers many presets which can make an average Joe click amazing pics.
Storage – Fill it up, no worries!
With 128GB as a standard storage option, there is no dearth for space in the phone plus you can also add an microSD card, even if you don’t want for extra storage, it comes handy to transfer or access contents stored in a card.
IR port – some extra..
Honor 8 Pro also has an IR port and there is a remote app baked in, so you can used this as a universal remote to connect your television and air-conditioners.
Pricing – the real deal breaker
Finally, Honor 8 pro has got its pricing right, making it the flagship killer of the year outclassing the OnePlus 5. In India it retails at Rs 29,999 which is lesser than the listed price of OnePlus 5. At this price, it is a great buy even with eyes closed.
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