Wednesday, April 15, 2015

Huawei unveiled its new flagship in a metal housing P8 [video]

Huawei is at a presentation in London unveiled its new flagship smartphone P8. Much attention is paid in this model camera. In addition to phone vendor offered cover to the rear panel with integrated display e-ink.

P8 is enclosed in a solid aluminum body thickness of 6.4 mm, 0.5 mm less than the iPhone 6. Antennas housing located under the plastic covers on the top and bottom of the rear panel. Huawei said that developed a design so that the metal body is not shielded signal and does not affect performance.
P8 is built on a single system, Huawei Kirin 930, a configuration which includes eight cores Cortex-A53. Four of them operate at a frequency of 2.0 GHz, four - at a frequency of 1.5 GHz. Compared with last year's flagship Ascend P7 chipset performance above 80%, and in 3D-graphics - 100%. Amount of RAM is 3GB flash memory - 16 GB or 64 GB. Expand the flash memory allows the presence of slot microSD.
The display size of 5.2 inches P8 has a resolution of Full HD, which corresponds to the density of 424 pixels per inch. Panel Type - IPS. Dimensions of the device - 144,9 x 71,8 x 6,4 mm.
The camera during a presentation was given special attention. According to Huawei, the camera resolution of 13 megapixels used "world's first" four-color image sensor (RGBW) and image processor, comparable to those used in SLR cameras. The camera is equipped with image stabilizer and dual LED flash. Resolution front camera is 5 megapixels.
The company stressed that they were able to accommodate high-quality camera with a lens system, out on the housing. For comparison, the iPhone's camera serves 6 Plus 0.67 mm.Some users have criticized the decision.
The smartphone comes with Android 5.0 operating system and a proprietary shell EMUI 3.1.Its power provides battery capacity 2680 mA ∙ h. According to the manufacturer, without charging unit can hold more than two days, subject to intensive use margin of autonomy is reduced to one and a half days. The device is equipped with two slots for SIM-cards and support LTE.
An interesting addition to the Huawei P8 is cover with E-Ink screen size of 4.3 inches diagonally.
Huawei also unveiled planshetofon P8 Max 6.8-inch display and a battery capacity of 4360 mAh, which provides more than two days of operation. The thickness of the smartphone is 6.8 mm. Casing as in P8, made of aluminum alloy. P8 Max buyer company will offer cover with holes above the screen, that will be output through time and notice. Vendor borrowed this idea from HTC.
Cost Huawei P8 will be 499 euros per variant with 16 GB of memory and 599 euros for the version with 64 GB. Huawei P8 Max will cost 549 euros for the version with 32 GB of memory, a 649 euro - 64 GB. Sales of both vehicles in the global market, the company plans to start in May.