Ahead of the prestigious Mobile World Congress, Huawei is on the verge of releasing the Honor 8 Youth Edition and Honor V9 on February 21 and will take place in Beijing. In accordance to this info, the company released a new image on its official Weibo account confirming the speculation.
The teaser poster shows Chinese youth icon ‘Wu Yi Fan’, a Chinese-born Canadian actor, model and singer, who recently made his Hollywood debut in xXx: Return of Xander Cage. This signifies he will be serving as spokesman for the phone when it unveils.
Little do we know that the Honor 8 Youth Edition is the Lite version of the popular Honor 8 released last year in Finland at 269 Euro. And it portrays the same metal design and attractive glass as its predecessor but skips a number of features.
As far as specifications of Honor 8 Youth Edition is concerned, it features a 5.2-inch full HD 2.5D curved glass display with a resolution of 1920×1280 pixels. On top of it is an octa-core Kirin 655 processor, along with 3GB of RAM. The smartphone comes with 16GB of internal storage, which is further expandable up to 128GB via microSD card.
There is also a fingerprint scanner, which is integrated on its back panel. The smartphone runs on Android 7.0 Nougat operating system with EMUI 5.0 and is backed up by a 300mAh non-removable battery. On the camera front, it has a 12-megapixel camera with F2.2 aperture, LED flash, and an 8-megapixel front camera with a 77-degree angle of view.
Besides, the smartphone offers 4G/LTE, WiFi, Bluetooth, and GPS/A-GPS. The handset measures 147.2 x 72.94 x 7.6 mm and weighs 147 grammes. It will be available in gold, black, white and blue.