Huawei Maimang 8 powered by Kirin 710 SoC and triple rear cameras launched in China

We recently reported about Huawei holding a launch event for the Maimang 8 smartphone, the successor of the Maimang 7. Today, the company has officially launched the Huawei Maimang 8 smartphone in its home country China.

The Huawei Maimang 8 features a 6.21-inch IPS LCD display with a waterdrop notch, Full HD+ screen resolution, 19.5:9 aspect ratio, and 89 percent screen-to-body ratio. The company says that it’s a TUV Rheinland certified display which protects eyes from fatigue by obstructing the blue rays.

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Under the hood, the smartphone is powered by the company’s own Kirin 710 octa-core chipset, coupled with 6 GB of RAM and 128 GB of internal storage. There’s also a dedicated microSD card slot that enables users to further expand the phone’s storage capacity.

In the camera department, there’s a triple camera setup on the back panel, consisting of a 24 MP primary sensor + 16 MP secondary sensor + 2 MP depth sensor. On the front side, it features an 8 MP snapper for taking selfies and video calling.

The Android 9 Pie OS that comes preloaded on the phone is customized with EMU 9 UI on top. It also comes with GPU Turbo technology enhances the graphics capabilities of the device. The phone is powered by a 3400 mAh battery.

The Huawei Maimang 8 smartphone comes in two color options — Magic Night Black and Blue Sapphire. Priced at 1,899 yuan (approx. $275), the phone is now up for pre-order and will go on sale in China from 12th June.

Huawei Maimang 8 Specifications

  • CPU: Huawei HiSilicon Kirin 710 octa-core processor
  • RAM: 6 GB
  • Operating System: Android 9 Pie with EMUI 9
  • Display: 6.21-inch IPS LCD display with a waterdrop notch, Full HD+ screen resolution, 19.5:9 aspect ratio, and 89 percent screen-to-body ratio
  • Rear Camera: Triple camera setup — 24 MP + 16 MP + 2 MP
  • Front Camera: 8 MP
  • Internal Storage: 128 GB
  • External Storage: Yes, dedicated microSD card slot
  • Connectivity: Dual SIM support, 4G VoLTE, Wi-Fi 802.11ac, Bluetooth, GPS, micro USB 2.0 and a 3.5mm audio jack
  • Other: Fingerprint Scanner
  • Colors: Magic Night Black and Blue Sapphire
  • Battery: 3400 mAh

Pricing and Availability

  • Price: 1,899 Yuan (~$275)
  • Availability: From 12th June in China