Along with the MediaPad M2 10 tablet, Huawei has also taken the wraps off a mid-range smartphone at CES 2016, called the GX8. The smartphone is priced at $349 (Rs 23,200 approximately) and will go on sale sometime in Q1, 2016. Also Read - Huawei Watch GT 2 Pro to launch in India next week: Here's everything we knowAlso Read - Huawei P50, P50 Pro with OLED display, HarmonyOS launched: Price, features
The talking points on Huawei s new mid-range smartphone include a metal body, and a square fingerprint scanner placed at the back right below the primary camera. Also Read - Huawei Band 6 launched to take on Mi Band 5, brings SpO2 monitor at budget
Huawei GX8 specifications and features: The smartphone flaunts a 5.5-inch full HD (1920×1080 pixels) TFT display with Corning Glass 3 protection and a pixel density of 401ppi. Under the hood is Qualcomm s Snapdragon 615 64-bit octa-core processor paired with Adreno 405 GPU and 2GB of RAM. Also on offer is 16GB internal storage, which can be further expanded up to 128GB using a microSD card.
The smartphone also features a 13-megapixel rear camera with dual-LED flash and Optical Image Stabilization (OIS), 5-megapixel selfie camera, and a 3,000mAh battery. Connectivity options include 4G LTE support, Bluetooth 4.0, Wi-Fi 802.11b/g/n, and GPS. On the software front, it runs on Android 5.1 Lollipop wrapped under EMUI 3.1.