After a bunch of rumours and spec leaks, Huawei has unveiled the Huawei Maimang 8 in China. The phone comes with a waterdrop notch screen, Kirin 710 and triple cameras at the back. The successor to the Huawei Maimang 7 which was released in September last year will come for an asking price of 1899 yuan (approx. Rs 19,000).
The Huawei Maimang 8 features 6.21-inch IPS LCD Full HD+ display with a waterdrop notch, 1080 x 2340 pixels resolution and 19.5:9 aspect ratio. It will be powered by 2.2GHz octa-core Kirin 710 processor with ARM Mali-G51 MP4 GPU, 6GB RAM and 128GB storage. The storage on the phone can be expanded to up to 512GB with a microSD card.
For the camera, the phone will be equipped with AI-powered triple rear camera setup with a combination of a 24-megapixel primary sensor, 16-megapixel ultrawide lens and 2-megapixel a depth sensor. For the front, the phone comes with an 8-megapixel selfie camera. The main camera comes with 480 fps slow-motion video recording and the back panel also houses the fingerprint scanner.
The Huawei Maimang 8 comes running Android 9.0 Pie with the company’s own EMUI 9.0 interface. It’s fuelled by a 3400mAh battery with support for 10W charging. The device weighs in at 160 grams and measures 155.2×73.4×7.95mm.
Huawei Maimang 8 will be available in Sapphire Blue and Midnight Black colours in China from June 12 for an asking price of 1899 yuan (approx. Rs 19,000).