Honor 8 specifications

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Huawei’s aim of becoming a force to be reckoned in the global smartphone market may not have been achieved quite just yet, but there’s no denying the Chinese handset maker’s determination. Its latest offering comes in the form of the Honor 8. While it’s the same size, similar weight, and boasts the same dual 12MP rear camera setup as the Huawei P9, the Honor 8 does differ in some important aspects. Join us after the break for the spec sheet.

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The Honor 8 launches in the US with Kirin 950 SoC, 4GB RAM, and dual rear cameras for $399

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2016 could well go down as the year that Huawei, and it’s budget e-brand, Honor, become household names in the west. With last year’s Nexus 6P putting Huawei’s name down as a serious player in the world’s smartphone market, the subsequent launch of the Honor 5X in the US and Europe at the turn of the year, followed by the launch of the Huawei P9 in Europe, and today’s splash down of the Honor 8 in the US, it seems that the trend will continue. It’s great that the Honor 8 is coming to the US after its initial launch in China last month, but what does it bring to the table? Join us after the break to find out. Read more

Verizon and T-Mobile Note 7 preorders have started shipping

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The Note 7 technically isn’t officially available for a few more days, but you know that doesn’t always stop carriers from jumping the gun a little bit early. This time around it looks like it’s Verizon and T-Mobile that have started shipping Samsung’s latest and greatest to early buyers, which is good news if you’re itching to get your hands on one. We’ve heard that the Note 7 is doing really well with preorders, so this news should make many people very happy. Read more