Huawei Honor 8 has been launched in China a few months ago. Following this is also the formal launch of the much anticipated smartphone in India. According to reports, the Indian release is a major deal for Huawei Technologies, considering that the country takes a significant share on sales percentage globally.

Huawei Honor 8

The company claimed that the Honor 8 Sapphire Blue units were sold out across all online platforms – Flipkart, Amazon and Honor store within 48 hours of its launch. Additionally, the Honor 8 received 250,000 pre-orders in Honor store.

The new Huawei Honor 8 is reportedly encased in a 5.2-inch full HD display, a 1,080 x 1,920 low-temperature polycrystalline silicon LCD resolution with 423ppi. The smartphone runs a 1.8GHz octa-core Kirin 950 with a 4GB RAM, along with 32GB native storage. It also comes with a microSD card support which can house up to 128GB.

Huawei Honor 8 is priced at $450 in India, according to a report. Meanwhile, Huawei Mate 9 huge leak has reportedly surfaced, indicating that the new phablet will sport two different designs. One design will have a dual-curved display, while the other opts for a flat screen. However, the leak images only reveal the front of Mate 9.