[CES 2016] Huawei Mate 8 made official – the first 2016 flagship is here, just not in the US

Huawei Mate 8 is official! The newest 2016 flagship is here and it was launched earlier at CES. It will probably not be available in the US, but that didn’t stop the OEM from showing it at the event in Los Angeles. It will launch in some countries starting today, and prices vary by regions. The device has a starting price of €599 (the 32GB model) but it can cost up to €699 (the 64GB model).       Official specs for Huawei Mate 8:   Display: 6.0 inch LCD, 1920 x 1080, 368 PPI Operating System: Android 6.0 + EMUI 4.0 Processor: 2.3GHz Kirin 950; Octa-core, 16nm Memory: 32GB ROM/3GB RAM  or  64GB ROM/4GB RAM; microSD expandable up to 128GB Camera: 16MP OIS, F2.0, BSI CMOS, dual-tone flash, Front: 8MP, F2.4 Battery: 4000mAh Dimensions: 157.1 mm × 80.6 mm × 7.9 mm; 185g Connectivity: Bluetooth 4.2 ; Wi-Fi 802.11b/g/n/ac, 2.4G+5GHz ; USB 2.0 Sensors: Gravity, Light, Proximity, Fingerprint, Hall, Gyroscope, Barometer, Compass   The new device has Huawei’s newest octa-core Kirin 950 SoC accompanied by 3 or 4 GB of RAM, depending on the model you choose. Both the 32GB and 64GB storage models have a huge 4000 mAh battery which should last you for two full days of usage in one charge.       Huawei Mate 8 also has a fingerprint sensor which is sold as an improvement over the previous phones. The unlock speed is 100% faster and you also get features like app or document lock and quick camera access shortcuts.   […]