Honor 8 Smart and Honor Holly 3 with Make in India tag launched in India

Honor 8 Smart

In addition to Honor 8, Huawei also released Honor 8 Smart and Honor Holly 3. Honor 8 smart features a metal unibody design and single rear camera. The handset is available at Rs. 19999.

Huawei has smartly modified the design with a refreshed Antenna with a screen to body ratio of 76.4 per cent. Moreover, Honor 8 Smart has been designed using aircraft grand aluminium alloy to provide a durable look.

On the specifications front, the Honor 8 Smart features a 5.2-inch FHD display, 2GB RAM, 16GB internal storage and Kirin 650 processor, which is comparatively slower than Kirin 950 chipset. The phone is loaded with Android 6.0 Marshmallow.

The phone flaunts a 13MP SONY IMX214 backside illuminated rear camera coupled with an 8MP front-facing snapper. The handset ships with the same 3000mAh battery without fast charging support.

Honor Holly 3 Specifications

Coming to Honor Holly 3, the 4G-enabled handset features a Kirin 620 processor, 2GB RAM, and 16GB internal storage (expandable up to 128GB) loaded with Android 6.0 Marshmallow on top of EMUI 4.1.

Interestingly, Honor Holly 3, priced at Rs. 9999 is the first smartphone to be manufactured under Make in India initiative.

While the rear camera offers 13MP sensor, the front-facing snapper is equipped with an 8MP sensor. However, both sensors offer f/2.0 aperture. A 3100mAh battery completes the package.

Honor 8 will be available in Pearl White, Midnight Black, Sapphire Blue, and Sunrise Gold color variants from Amazon, Flipkart, Honor official store and offline retailers.

During the launch event, Honor revealed that the company will provide regular software updates to ensure access to latest and most up-to-date product experience.

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The company is gearing up to establish partnerships with more than 50000 retail shops by the end of 2016. Honor will also add 350+ distributors in India to create a comprehensive, nationwide distribution system.

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