Honor Note 8 featuring 6.6-inch 2K display going official on August 1

Honor Note 8

It is official, the Huawei Honor Note 8 will be officially unveiled on August 1 in China. Noticed that the scheduled launch date means the Note 8 will pop on the first day of the 8th month of the year? It indeed promises to be an August visitor popping with lots of surprises.

Honor Note 8
Honor Note 8 Release date

Recall that the Honor Note 8 was the subject of a recent GIF image teaser through which Huawei revealed the device would be called Honor Note 8, as against the Honor V8 Max previously thought to be the name of the device. The teaser also confirmed that the Note 8 will come with a mammoth 6.6-inch display with a massive 2K resolution.

Honor Note 8

Previously, the device was listed on TENAA with the listing showing that the Honor Note 8 will in addition to the display size and resolution, feature two versions one sporting a Kirin 950 chipset, 3GB RAM and 32GB of built-in storage, and the second and higher version packing a Kirin 955 processor with 4GB of RAM and 64GB  of onboard storage. There may likely be a 128GB internal storage version as well.

The phablet, which will come in silver and gold and other colors, also features a USB Type-C interface, 4,400mAh battery with fast charging support, a 13MP main camera (IMX278) at the back and an 8MP front facing selfie camera

The Honor Note 8 is expected to carry a price tag starting at 1999 yuan ($300) for the 3GB model, while the 4GB RAM version should retail around 2299 yuan ($344).

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