HUAWEI has just announced the Maimang 8, at an event in china. It is the successor to the Maimang 7, and the company’s latest mid-range phone. The phone is also known as P smart+ 2019 and Enjoy 9S. It features a 6.21-inch Full HD+ waterdrop notch display, and powered by an Octa-Core Kirin 710 processor. This is paired with 6GB of RAM, while the storage comes as 128GB. The phone sports a ARM Mali-G51 MP4 graphic processing, and runs on Android 9.0 (Pie) with EMUI 9.0.
The Maimang 8 supports dual SIM, 4G, WiFi, Bluetooth and USB connectivity. It comes with a single 8MP front-facing camera, and a combination of three rear cameras with LED flash. It sports a rear fingerprint scanner and also packs a non-removable 3400mAh battery.
Huawei Maimang 8 Key Specs
- 6.21-inch (2340 x 1080 pixels) Full HD+ 19:5:9 2.5D curved glass display
- Octa-Core Kirin 710 12nm processor with ARM Mali-G51 MP4 GPU
- 6GB RAM, 128GB storage, expandable memory up to 512GB with microSD
- Android 9.0 (Pie) with EMUI 9.0
- Hybrid Dual SIM
- 24MP rear camera with LED flash, 480 fps slow motion, secondary 2MP rear camera, 16MP ultra-wide camera
- 8MP front-facing camera
- Fingerprint sensor
- 4G, VoLTE, Wi-Fi 802.11 ac (2.4GHz + 5GHz), Bluetooth 4.2 LE, GPS + GLONASS, Micro USB
- 3400mAh battery
Design And Display
The Huawei Maimang 8 comes in Midnight Black and Sapphire Blue colours, with a body dimension measuring 155.2×73.4×7.95mm. It has a premium body design, and weighs 160 grams. The front sports a 6.21-inch Full HD+ curved glass display, with 19:5:9 aspect ratio, 89% screen-to-body ratio. It has a screen resolution of 2340 x 1080 pixels, a drop notch at the top and narrow bezel at the chin.
Storage And Performance
The phone comes with a 128GB internal storage and can be expandable up to 512GB using a microSD card. It is powered by an Octa-core Kirin 710 12nm processor with support for GPU Turbo 2.0 and paired with 6GB of RAM. The Huawei Maimang 8 runs on Android 9.0 (Pie) with EMUI 9.0 supported by ARM Mali-G51 MP4 graphic processing unit.
The connectivity option for the phone include 4G, VoLTE, Wi-Fi 802.11 ac (2.4GHz + 5GHz), Bluetooth 4.2 LE, GPS + GLONASS and Micro USB. The phone packs a non removable 3400mAh battery capacity.
The Huawei Maimang 8 features a 24-megapixel rear camera along with a secondary 2-megapixel camera for AI portraits and AI scene detection and a 16-megapixel ultra wide-angle lens. The rear camera also comes with an LED flash.
Huawei Maimang 8 Price
The phone comes with a price tag of just around $274, which is around N97,000 here in Nigeria.
Huawei Maimang 8 Full Specifications
SIM Card Dual SIM
2G Yes, GSM 900 / 1800 / 1900 / 850
3G Yes, HSDPA 2100 / 900 / 850
4G Yes, LTE band 2100 / 1900 / 2300
Weight 160 grams
Colours Midnight Black and Sapphire Blue
External Up to 512GB, MicroSD
Size 6.21-inch Full HD+ 19:5:9 2.5D curved glass display
Type IPS LCD Capacitive touchscreen, 16M colors
RESOLUTION 2340 x 1080 pixels
PROCESSOR & OS
GPU ARM Mali-G51 MP4
OS Android 9.0 (Pie) with EMUI 9.0
CHIPSET Kirin 710 processor
Wi-Fi Yes, WiFi 802.11
Sensor Fingerprint sensor
Rear 24 + 2MP + 16MP Camera
Camera Flash Yes, LED flash
Video Recording Yes,
Camera Features Autofocus, Geo-tagging, Touch focus, Face detection
SOUND & VIDEO
Video 3GP, MP4, WMV, AVI, MKV, FLV, H.264, H.263
Jack Size mm
Battery Model 3400mAh battery