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Huawei Mate 8

alaTest has collected and analyzed 590 reviews of Huawei Mate 8. The average rating for this product is 4.5/5, compared to an average rating of 4.1/5 for other Cell phones for all reviews. People really like the screen and battery. The usability and size also get good views, but comments about the GPS navigation and portability are different.

performance, size, usability, battery, screen

We analyzed user and expert ratings, product age and more factors. Compared to other Cell phones the Huawei Mate 8 is awarded an overall alaScore™ of 91/100 = Excellent quality.

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Consumer review (amazon.co.uk)

Amazon.co.uk review summary for Huawei Mate 8

 

alaTest has collected and analyzed 10 user reviews of Huawei Mate 8 from Amazon.co.uk. The average user rating for this product is 4.4/5, compared to an average user rating of 4.1/5 for other Cell phones on Amazon.co.uk. Views about the camera and price are overall positive. Many are less positive about the size and usability. Opinions are divided on the performance.

price, camera

screen, usability, size

90% of the reviews on Amazon.co.uk give this product a positive rating.

This summary is based on the products: Huawei Ascend Mate 8 Unlocked Phone Dual SIM (gold 4GB RAM 64GB ROM)Huawei Ascend Mate 8 Unlocked Phone Dual SIM (gold 4GB RAM 64GB ROM)

Mar, 2019

Consumer review (amazon.com)

Amazon.com review summary for Huawei Mate 8

 

alaTest has collected and analyzed 10 user reviews of Huawei Mate 8 from Amazon.com. The average user rating for this product is 4.6/5, compared to an average user rating of 3.8/5 for other Cell phones on Amazon.com. Comments about the usability and camera are on the whole positive. The screen and performance also get good views. Comments are divided on the price. There are some critical comments about the reliability.

portability, performance, screen, camera, usability

reliability

100% of the reviews on Amazon.com give this product a positive rating.

This summary is based on the products: Huawei Mate 8 6.0" 16MP 4GB RAM Dual Sim 4000 mAh 64GB Smartphone (Gold) - International Version No WarrantyHuawei Mate 8 6.0" 16MP 4GB RAM Dual Sim 4000 mAh 64GB Smartphone (Gold) - International Version No Warranty

Mar, 2019

Product Specifications

Battery

Battery Capacity:4000 / 4050
Battery technology:Lithium-Ion (Li-Ion)
Browsing time (3G):11
Standby time (2G):1100
Standby time (3G):1072 / 216
Talk time (2G):50
Talk time (3G):13 / 23 / 24

Call management

Auto-redialing:Y / Yes
Call blocking:Y / Yes
Call divert: Yes
Call hold:Y / Yes
Call timer:Y / Yes
Call waiting:Y / Yes
Caller ID:Y / Yes
Conference call: Yes
Speakerphone:Y / Yes
Speed dialing: Yes
Vibrating Alert:Y / Yes
Voice dialing: Yes

Camera

Auto Focus:Y / Yes
Built-in Flash:Y / Yes
Camera resolution:3264 x 2448 / 4608 x 3456
Digital Zoom:4
Face detection: Yes
Flash type:LED
Front Camera:Y / Yes
Front camera resolution (numeric):1 / 8
Front camera type:Single camera
Geotagging: Yes
Image stabilizer: Yes
Main camera resolution (numeric):16 / 8
Maximum frame rate:120 / 60
Rear camera flash:Y
Rear Camera Resolution:3264 x 2448 / 4608 x 3456
Rear camera resolution (numeric):16 / 8
Rear camera type:Dual camera / Single camera
Resolution at capture speed:1280x720@120fps, 1920x1080@30fps, 1920x1080@60fps / 1280x720@120fps,1920x1080@30fps,1920x1080@60fps
Second Camera: Yes
Second camera resolution:1 / 8
Self-timer: Yes
Sensor Type:BSI / BSI CMOS
Video capture resolution (max):1920 x 1080
Video recording:Y / Yes
Video recording modes:1080p, 720p / 720p, 1080p / 720p,1080p
Zoom capability:Y / Yes

Certificates

Digital Living Network Alliance (DLNA) certified: Yes

Design

Brand colour:Champagne Gold / Mocha Brown / Moonlight Silver / Space Gray
Colour name:Space Gray
Colour of product:Black / Brown / Gold / Grey / Silver / White
Curved Design: No
Fingerprint Reader:Y / Yes
Form factor:Bar
Product colour:Grey

Display

Aspect Ratio:16:9
Contrast ratio (typical):1500:1
Display diagonal:15.2 / 15.5
Display number of colours:16.78 million colours
Display Resolution:1280 x 720 / 1920 x 1080
Display Type:IPS
Orientation sensor:Y / Yes
Pixel density:368
Screen shape:Flat
Second display:N
Touch screen type:Capacitive
Touch technology:Multi-touch
Touchscreen:Y / Yes
Touchscreen Type:Capacitive

Ergonomics

Accelerometer:Y / Yes
Ambient light sensor:Y / Yes
Gyroscope:Y / Yes
Proximity sensor:Y / Yes

Memory

Internal RAM:2 / 3 / 4

Messaging

Chat:Y / Yes
E-mail:Y / Yes
Instant messaging (IM):Y / Yes
MMS (Multimedia Messaging Service):Y / Yes
Short Message Service (SMS):Y / Yes

Multimedia

Audio formats supported:3GPP, AAC, AAC+, AMR-NB, AMR-WB, FLAC, MIDI, MP3, MP4, OGG, PCM, RA-Lossless, WAV, WMA / 3GPP, AAC, AAC+, AMR-NB, AMR-WB, FLAC, MIDI, MP3, OGG, PCM, RA-Lossless, WAV, WMA / AAC+, FLAC, LPCM, MIDI, MP3, MP4, OGG, PCM, RA-Lossless, WAV, WMA / AAC+, MP3 / AAC+,FLAC,LPCM,MIDI,MP3,MP4,OGG,PCM,RA-Lossless,WAV,WMA / AAC, AAC+, AMR-NB, AMR-WB, FLAC, MIDI, MP3, MP4, OGG, PCM, RA-Lossless, WAV, WMA / AAC, AAC+, MP3
Image formats supported:JPG
Video formats supported:3GP, 3GPP, ASF, H.263, H.264, H.265, MP4, MP43, MPEG2, MPEG21, MPEG4, RMVB, RV, VP8, XVID / 3GP, ASF, H.263, H.264, H.265, MP4, MPEG2, MPEG4, RMVB, RV, VP8, WMV9, XVID / 3GP, ASF, H.263, H.264, H.265, MP4, MPEG2, MPEG4, RMVB, RV, VP8, XVID / 3GP,3GPP,ASF,H.263,H.264,H.265,MP4,MP43,MPEG2,MPEG21,MPEG4,RMVB,RV,VP8,XVID / AVI, MPEG4

Navigation

Assisted GPS (A-GPS):Y / Yes
Barometer:Y / Yes
Electronic compass:Y / Yes
GLONASS:Y / Yes
GPS: Yes
GPS (satellite):Y / Yes
Position location:Y / Yes
Wi-Fi positioning: Yes

Networking

2G bands (primary SIM):850,900,1800,1900
2G bands (secondary SIM):850,900,1800,1900
2G standards:EDGE, GPRS, GSM / EDGE,GPRS,GSM / GSM
3G:Y / Yes
3G bands supported:800,850,900,1900,2100 / 800,900,1700,1900,2100 / 850,900,1700,1900,2100
3G standards:HSPA+, UMTS / HSPA+,UMTS / UMTS / WCDMA
4G:No / Y / Yes
4G standard:LTE
4G standards:LTE
Bluetooth:Y / Yes
Bluetooth profiles:A2DP
Bluetooth version:4.0 LE / 4.0 LE EDR / 4.2 / 4.2 BLE / 4.2 LE
Near Field Communication (NFC):Y / Yes
SIM card capability:Dual SIM / Single SIM
SIM card type:MicroSIM
Tethering (modem-mode): Yes
Wi-Fi:Y / Yes
Wi-Fi Direct:Y / Yes
Wi-Fi standards:802.11a, 802.11ac, 802.11b, 802.11g, 802.11n / 802.11a, 802.11b, 802.11g, 802.11n / IEEE 802.11a, IEEE 802.11ac, IEEE 802.11b, IEEE 802.11g, IEEE 802.11n / IEEE 802.11a,IEEE 802.11ac,IEEE 802.11b,IEEE 802.11g,IEEE 802.11n

Other features

Google applications:Google Maps,Google Play,Google Voice Search / Google Maps,Google Play,YouTube
Java technology: Yes
Ringer type:MP3
Voice Recording: Yes

Packaging Content

AC adapter included:Y / Yes
Battery charger included: Yes
Cables included:USB
Headset included:Y / Yes
Quick start guide:Y / Yes
Warranty card: Yes

Performance

Accelerometer: Yes
Ambient light sensor: Yes
Barometer: Yes
Flight mode: Yes
Gyroscope: Yes
Microphone mute: Yes
Operating system installed:Android
Operating System Version:4.1 / 6.0
Personal info management (PIM):Alarm clock, Calculator, Calendar, Detailed contact information, Games, To-do list / Alarm clock, Calculator, Calendar, Events reminder, Notes, To-do list
Personalization:Icons, Menu, Shortcuts / Icons, Menu, Shortcuts, Themes, Widgets / Icons, Menu, Shortcuts, Widgets
Proximity sensor: Yes
Subscription type:No subscription
Support for contact groups: Yes
Themes:Wallpapers
Video call: Yes

Ports & interfaces

Headphone connectivity:3.5 mm
USB connector type:MICRO-USB / Micro-USB B
USB port:Y / Yes
USB version:2.0

Processor

64-bit computing:Y / Yes
Coprocessor:Y / Yes
Coprocessor architecture:ARM Cortex-A53
Coprocessor cores:4
Coprocessor frequency:1.8
Processor architecture:ARM Cortex-A72
Processor Cores:4 / 8
Processor family:Hi-Silicon
Processor frequency:1.5 / 2.3
Processor lithography:16
Processor Model:K3V2 / Kirin 950

Software

Operating system installed:Android
Operating System Version:4.1 / 6 / 6.0
Platform:Android

Storage

Compatible memory cards:MicroSD (TransFlash) / MicroSD (TransFlash), MicroSDHC, MicroSDXC
Internal RAM:2048 / 3 / 3072 / 4096
Internal ROM:8000
Internal storage capacity:32 / 64 / 8
Maximum memory card size:128 / 32 / 64
RAM capacity:2 / 3
ROM capacity:8000
USB mass storage: Yes

Subscription

Subscription type:No subscription / Postpaid

Technical Details

Colour : Yes
Google applications:Google Maps, Google Play, Google Voice Search / Google Maps, Google Play, YouTube

Video

Video call: Yes

Weight & Dimensions

Depth:7.9 / 9.9
Height :15.7 / 157.1 / 16.4
Weight:185 / 198
Width:8.06 / 8.57 / 80.6