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Huawei Maimang 8 With 6GB RAM, Triple Rear Cameras, Kirin 710 SoC Launched

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Huawei’s ongoing battle with US authorities hasn’t stopped the company from launching new phones in the home market. The company has now launched the Huawei Maimang 8 in China. The smartphone comes with a waterdrop notch, a triple rear camera setup, and a rear fingerprint sensor. Looking at the specification and design, the Maimang 8 seems to be almost identical to the Huawei P Smart+ (2019) launched recently. The only notable difference is that the Maimang 8 packs 6GB RAM and has 128GB internal storage, whereas the P Smart+ (2019) packs 3GB RAM and 64GB storage.

Huawei Maimang 8 price
The Huawei Maimang 8 price in China is set at CNY 1,899 (roughly Rs. 19,000) for the lone 6GB RAM + 128GB storage option. The phone has been launched in two colour options – Midnight Black and Sapphire Blue. The phone is up for pre-order already on Huawei Mall, and other major e-commerce platforms, and is set to go on sale from June 12 in China. As we mentioned, the smartphone appears to be the China variant of the Huawei P Smart+ (2019) that was launched recently.

Huawei Maimang 8 specifications
The dual-SIM (Nano + Nano) Huawei Maimang 8 runs on Android Pie-based EMUI 9.0 software. It features a 6.21-inch full-HD+ (1080×2340 pixels) display with 19.5:9 aspect ratio. The phone is powered by the Kirin 710 octa-core SoC paired with 6GB RAM. Internal storage is listed to be at 128GB with the option to expand further using a hybrid microSD card slot (up to 512GB).

The Huawei Maimang 8 features a triple rear camera setup. This setup houses a 24-megapixel primary sensor, a 2-megapixel depth sensor, and a 16-megapixel sensor with an ultra-wide angle lens. At the front, the notch houses an 8-megapixel selfie shooter. The camera has artificial intelligence (AI) built in to recognise scenes and categories in real-time.

The latest Huawei phone has a fingerprint scanner at the back next to the camera module. The phone measures 155.2×73.4×7.95mm, and weighs about 160 grams. Connectivity options include a Micro USB port, Wi-Fi 802.11 ac, Bluetooth v4.2, GPS, 3.5mm audio jack, and more.

Huawei Maimang 8


General

Release date June 2019
Launched in India No
Form factor Touchscreen
Dimensions (mm) 155.20 x 73.40 x 7.95
Weight (g) 160.00
Battery capacity (mAh) 3400
Colours Midnight Black, Sapphire Blue

Display

Screen size (inches) 6.21
Touchscreen Yes
Resolution 1080×2340 pixels
Aspect ratio 19.5:9

Hardware

Processor octa-core
Processor make HiSilicon Kirin 710
RAM 6GB
Internal storage 128GB
Expandable storage Yes
Expandable storage type microSD
Expandable storage up to (GB) 512
Dedicated microSD slot No

Camera

Rear camera 24-megapixel + 16-megapixel + 2-megapixel
Rear autofocus Yes
Rear flash Yes
Front camera 8-megapixel
Front autofocus No
Front flash No

Software

Operating system Android 9 Pie
Skin EMUI 9.0

Connectivity

Wi-Fi Yes
Wi-Fi standards supported 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac
GPS Yes
Bluetooth Yes, v 4.20
NFC Yes
USB OTG Yes
Micro-USB Yes
Headphones 3.5mm
FM Yes
Number of SIMs 2
SIM 1
SIM Type Nano-SIM
SIM 2
SIM Type Nano-SIM

Sensors

Fingerprint sensor Yes
Compass/ Magnetometer Yes
Accelerometer Yes
Ambient light sensor Yes