Honor, Huawei's e-brand has announced the Honor 8 Pro for the European market starting at €549. The Honor 8 Pro is not a new smartphone but simply a rebranded version of Honor V9, which was launched exclusively for the Chinese market in February.
While Huawei's Honor brand has mostly catered to the budget and mid-budget segment, the new Honor 8 Pro falls in the same price segment as Huawei's flagship P10 and Mate 9 smartphones. In terms of specifications, Honor 8 Pro features a 5.7-inch Quad HD display and is powered by company's powerful Kirin 960 processor. The smartphone comes with 6GB RAM, 64GB storage and supports expandable storage upto 128GB via microSD card slot.
Honor 8 Pro sports a combination of 12MP + 12MP rear camera setup similar to company's Honor 6X smartphone. On the front, the Honor 8 Pro offers a single 8MP sensor. The smartphone also features a rear fingerprint sensor along with support for smart key function.
The Honor 8 Pro sports a 6.97mm thick unibody metal design and runs EMUI 5.1 based on Android 7.0 Nougat. The smartphone is backed by a 4000mAh battery rated to last up to two full days. Honor 8 Pro is launching in UK, France, Germany, Italy, Spain and Switzerland.