The specifications of the Mate 8 are a large departure from both the Mate S and Mate 7's, [but for] the characteristically large 4000mAh battery and 6" screen. ... At the heart of the Mate 8 lies HiSilicon's new Kirin 950 SoC...a big.LITTLE design with 4x Cortex A53 running up to 1.8GHz serving as high-efficiency cores and 4x Cortex A72 high performance cores running at 2.3GHz. ... On the GPU side we see a Mali T880MP4 running at up to 900MHz. ... Huawei promises that the Mate 8 [battery] will be able to last 30% longer than the Mate 7.
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The Mate 8 Huawei Mate 8 6.0" 16MP 4GB RAM Dual Sim 4000 mAh 64GB Smartphone (Brown) (Brown) is a fantastic device. The Mate 8 (NXT-L29) is the largest-screened high-end smartphone available that works with U.S. 4G-LTE networks. Moreover, it is arguably the fastest and most powerful of any smartphone available here as of mid 2016. The Kirin 950 chipset is blazing fast, but it also sips power. Apps load and execute lightning fast. The phone is tops in PCMark's Web Browsing test and total work performance score by a wide margin. Meanwhile, the Mate 8 is running Android 6.0 Marshmallow right out of the box. I received the NXT-L29 International Version, so setup was in English and quite easy and straightforward.
The build quality of the Mate 8 is impeccable. There is already a "tear-down" review of the Mate 8 online if you want to see what it...
good quality and photos, battery could hold for whole day..... everything look perfect..
only one concern, the dual sim card can NOT using with MicroSD at same time. you need to either one SIM plus MicroSD or Dual SIM without MicroSD
The device is beautiful, I wish I could have it and use as my current phone, but...
I bought this device from XXXXXXXX seller through Amazon (I can't tell the name). The title did not clearly specify it was a Chinese version (OS in Chinese). I struggled to set it to my language but found basically all the apps in Chinese (Android and everything was in my desired language but the apps). After investigating, I found that NXT-AL10 was the Chinese version (the one sent to me) and NXT-AL29 is the real International version. Why did I do? Well, I returned the device and now I'm wondering if the so-called International version is NXT-AL10 with the International ROM (and according to XDA forums, you won't get software updates from the manufacturer) or if it is...
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