After a successful Honor 8 smartphone sales last year, it seems like Huawei‘s sub-brand Honor planning to introduce its successor to the market. In fact, the Honor 8 successor has been apparently listed on TENAA certification channel. Spotted the refreshed Honor 8 device with model number DUK-TL30. Here are the rest of the details you want to know about.
Officially, there is no name for the successor device revealed by the listing, rather suggests its specifications. Looking at them, one can tell its beefed up version of the Honor 8, and as the upgraded model of that as well. For now, taking DUK-TL30 device details, it features a 5.7-inch display with a Quad HD 2560-by-1440 pixels resolution. Similar to Honor 8, there’s a fingerprint scanner on the back.
Under-the-hood, the same device is powered by an octa-core processor, but got no idea on which chipset its jammed, could be possible to have a Huawei’s Kirin 960 CPU, found already on the latest Mate 9 handset. The eight-core processing unit is coupled with 6GB of RAM and 128GB of internal storage.
Furthermore, the pictures posted on TENAA‘s website however confirms a dual-lens rear camera configuration, which comprises 12-megapixel and 2-megapixel photo systems. Battery package on the smartphone is of 3900mAh unit. Considering the Honor 8 soon be receiving Android 7.0 Nougat update, the DUK-TL30 may most likely to ship directly with the latest OS as well.
When compared to the Honor 8 features, such a with a 5.2-inch fullHD (1080p) display with 2.5D Corning Gorilla Glass protection, Kirin 950 Octa-Core processor built on 16nm architecture, paired by 4GB of RAM memory and 32GB of built-in storage, microSD card slot supports 256GB and for photography, the predecessor sports two 12MP camera sensors at the back combined with an aperture of f/2.2 and pixel-size of 1.76-micron layer. The original Honor 8 also comes with an 8-megapixel front-facing camera with f/2.4 aperture for selfies and video calling.
Connectivity options you will get support for 4G LTE with VoLTE, Wi-Fi 802.11ac, NFC and Bluetooth, GPS and more. Main perspective here would the Honor 8 smartphone tackles transferring apps, media files with the use of new USB Type-C port for charging and data transfer. Only adds 3000mAh battery with fast charging capabilities (9V/2A), which is can charge the hardware from 0-47 percent in just 30 minutes.
The smartphone also brings with it fingerprint sensor at the back for biometric authentication and followed by a built-in IR scanner on top that lets user control their home entertainment systems such as TV, music player, projector, set-top box, and consumer electronics products like air conditioner. It only runs on Android 6.0.1 Marshmallow wrapped under Hauwei’s own EMUI 4/1 skin.
(Image Credit: TENAA)
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