The new smartphone from Huawei presents decent specs for an average price. The company opened U.S. divisions in order to bypass Google certification issues in China.
Specs include, two cameras, a rear 13 Megapixel with the front variant of 5 Megapixels. The Smartphone has a 2 GB RAM standard and a 16 GB of storage capacity, with upgrade capabilities of 32 GB through MicroSD.
Instead of using “Contract Carriers” the company shifted sales techniques to E-commerce, making the new device available for purchase on GetHuawei.com and Amazon.
Retailers like Target will also sells the product, and successful negotiations on Huawei part will make the phone available for sale in Best Buy stores.
Dual Sim support is also a feature, and using the new sales strategy the phone will be compatible with any network or service provider. Compatiblity ranges from GSM to HSPA and LTE, meaning you should not encounter problems in any country concerning service provider difficulties.
Regarding aesthetics buyers are going to see little noticeable difference between the P8 light and it’s P8 counterpart. Depending on retailer prices the regular P8 can cost around 750 $. Metal or glass aspects are replaced in the P8 Light with all plastics build, but some customers already argue that the plastic build looks sleeker and more modern.
Benchmark comparison with the P8, is even sometimes surprisingly in favor of the P8 Light with better marks obtained on gaming software due to smaller resolution. This means that some games will behave better on the P8 light and respond faster but visual standards will be lower.
Huawei’s smartphone runs on Android, and uses the 4.4. version. However Huawei’s variant of 4.4. Android looks more like iOS and has seen a lot of changes in it’s user interface and applications management.
The new phone is compatible with Bluetooth, 4G and WiFi, and arrives with more than acceptable specification, if you consider price per value.
Dubai customers queued up to be the first in the Middle East to buy the new phone and a lucky few even received free return plane tickets home.
More worldwide customers , especially the one who want an iOS looking version of Android are expected to queue up in order to buy the new phone. With an affordable price, a sleek look and acceptable specs, it can be expected that the new P8 Light will be a serious contender.
Now interest in the company’s products on the U.S. and European markets might genuinely grow.
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