Huawei GX8

Customers in the United States can now get the new Huawei GX8 for $349.99 through the smartphone maker’s U.S. store and Best Buy.

The new Huawei GX8 is the company’s latest released addition to its lineup of smartphones meant to cater to U.S. customers. Other handsets released in the United States include the Nexus 6P and the Honor 5X, as well as some of the models from the Ascend lineup.

A few days ago, Tech Times reported that the Huawei GX8 was officially released in the United States through Amazon.

Now, customers have more options on how they can get the new GX8 from Huawei in the United States.

The Huawei GX8’s features put it in the mid-range category of phablets. It has a 5.5-inch Full HD display that boasts Corning Gorilla Glass 3 with a pixel resolution of 1,920 x 1,080 and a pixel density of 401 pixels per inch.

“Pick up the Huawei GX8 and you’ll notice the screen is angled differently with its 2.5D cambered surface,” says Huawei on its official site. “This helps protect it against cracks and scratches, making typing easier and providing a look that’s unlike any smartphone you’ve ever seen before.”

On the inside, customers can find the Huawei GX8 packed with a Snapdragon 615 processor. It also has an impressive 2 GB of RAM and 16 GB of storage that can be expanded up to 128 GB through a microSD card. Other highlights include a 3,000 mAh battery, fingerprint ID technology, Android 5.1 Lollipop and a number of other features, including an an accelerometer, a compass and sensors for proximity and ambient light.

As for the camera, the Huawei GX8 comes equipped with a 13-megapixel rear camera and a 5-megapixel front camera. The company touts that the handset is designed with advanced camera technology that allows users to take beautiful pictures very easily.

Other notable features of the camera include the hassle-free capturing of images in the most challenging conditions, new personalized photography features, night-time shooting using high-dynamic flashlight, real-time beauty makeup feature and the Smart composition feature.

“With ultra-low light shooting and new personalized photography features, every picture you take with the Huawei GX8 will be a picture-perfect memory to treasure,” Huawei adds.

U.S. customers can get the new 5.5-inch Huawei GX8 in a trio of colors, namely Horizon Gold, Space Grey and Mystic Champagne.


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