A logo of Huawei Technologies Co. Ltd. is seen at the 13th China Hi-Tech Fair in Shenzhen
A logo of Huawei Technologies Co. Ltd. is seen at the 13th China Hi-Tech Fair in Shenzhen, Guangdong province November 16, 2011. REUTERS/Stringer

Huawei Honor V8, the newest flagship from the company has been unleashed. The specifications, features and price of the Honor V8 has been compared with that of Google Nexus 6P, a smartphone manufactured by Huawei.

Design and Display

Both the Huawei Honor V8 and Google Nexus 6P are endowed with premium appeal as they feature metal unibody design. The Honor V8 measures 157 x 77.6 x 7.8 mm and weighs 170 grams. The dimensions of Nexus 6P are 159.3 x 77.8 x 7.3 mm and it weighs 178 grams.

The Honor V8 as well as Nexus 6P feature 5.7-inch IPS LCD screens that support Quad HD resolution of 2560 x 1440 pixels. The lowest configuration model of Honor V8 is fitted with full HD display.

Chipset, RAM and Storage

The Honor V8 is powered by the latest Kirin 950 chipset that is coupled with 4 GB of RAM. It comes in two storage models of 32 GB and 64 GB. The external storage slot present on the hybrid SIM slot supports up to 128 GB of microSD card, Giz China reported.

The Google Nexus 6P is powered by the older Snapdragon 810 chipset and 3 GB of RAM. It is available in storage versions of 32 GB, 64 GB and 128 GB. It lacks a microSD card slot.

Camera, Software and Other Features

The Huawei Honor V8 is blessed with a dual camera setup that features two 12-megapixel cameras. It can capture 360-degree photos and is equipped with features like dual-LED flash and laser autofocus. The front panel houses a selfie snapper of 8-megapixel.

The Nexus 6P features a 12.3-megapixel shooter on its rear side that is coupled with features such as dual-LED flash and laser autofocus. An 8-megapixel selfie camera is present on its front side.

Both the smartphones run on Android 6.0 Marshmallow OS. However, the Android OS is customized with EMIU 4.1 software from Huawei on the Honor V8. Both the devices have common features like fingerprint scanner, NFC and USB Type-C port.

Battery and Price

The Huawei Honor V8 has a massive battery of 3500 mAh and the Nexus 6P features a huge battery of 3450 mAh capacity. The 32 GB and 64 GB editions of Nexus 6P are priced at $499 and $549, respectively. The 32 GB and 64 GB models of Honor V8 cost $384 and $429, respectively.