Mar 11, 2016

Fall in love or lust with Huawei Mate 8

Yours truly was over at the KL Convention Centre recently, excited to be the few at the launch of the Huawei Mate 8.... Huawei has grown to be among the top best smartphone companies in the world and is now defining premium living and business management with the launch of the Huawei Mate 8. Did you know the Huawei Mate 8 sold a whooping 2 million units in China itself within 50 days of launching....

Read on and find out more....

 The Huawei Mate 8 will definitely fit into the lifestyles of many individuals here. It redefines design and experience, bringing about a new style for young business elites. It is inspired to assist a new generation of business individuals and entrepreneurs sync work with leisure. 

The Huawei Mate 8 is a productivity-driven smartphone with amazingly enhanced power, efficiency and battery life. The Huawei Mate 8 continues Huawei’s track record of delivering high-end devices that reflect global consumer demand and inspire loyalty in their users. 

It features several industry firsts, including the Kirin 950 chipset, 16 nm FinFET plus chip technology, and an ARM Cortex-A72 processor. The Mate 8 also has the next-generation Huawei EMUI 4.0 operating system based on Android Marshmallow.

The Huawei Mate 8 has a 6-inch FHD screen with negative LCD. The screen’s 95 percent color saturation is higher than both the Mate 7 and iPhone 6s Plus, which are 71 percent and 68 percent, respectively.

The sleek look of the Mate 8 is achieved with the ultra-fast diamond glass cutting technology. With this technology, the 2.5D diamond cut glass and metal are joined together seamlessly at 35,000 rpm

Made from aerospace-grade aluminum, the device’s body is created through 52 processes in addition to leveraging the diamond cutting technology and precision procedure of a computer numerical control machine (CNC 4200S series).

The Huawei 8 is a compact and slim phone with an 83 percent screen-to-body ratio
The Huawei Mate 8 is the most compact smartphone yet, with a specialized design and a screen-to-body ratio of 83 percent.

 Its edges are a slim 2.7mm – 0.4mm thinner than the Mate 7, while its dimensions are 157.1mm x 80.6mm x 7.9mm, weighing approximately 185g.

Long standby time and quick charging

 Long standby time
The Huawei Mate 8 allows users to take advantage of its high performance without losing battery quickly. The device is equipped with a 4000 mAh high-density battery, compared to the 2750 mAh battery of the Apple iPhone 6s Plus. In order to prevent the battery from running low too quickly, the Mate 8 combines the remarkable Kirin 950 chip with the new EMUI 4.0 smart-power technology, which allows users to enjoy a long standby time.

Power consumption for the Huawei Mate 8 is simply impressive!!! Check out the list as follows:
*Heavy users: 1.65 days (1.03 days for Apple iPhone 6s Plus)
* Regular users: 2.36 days (1.53 days for Apple iPhone 6s Plus)
* Talk time over a 3G network: 28 hours
* Internet use over a 4G network: 20 hours (12 hours for Apple iPhone 6s Plus)
* HD video play: 17 hours (14 hours for Apple iPhone 6s Plus)
*Audio play: 98 hours (80 hours for Apple iPhone 6s Plus)
*Theoretical standby time: 22 days (16 days for Apple iPhone 6s Plus)

This charging speed of the Huawei Mate 8 is 105 percent faster than the Apple iPhone 6s Plus.
With only 30 minutes of charging, the Mate 8 has 37 percent of its battery, which equates to a whole day of regular usage

The Huawei Mate 8 also places emphasis on phone security with a new generation of fingerprint touch technology. The fingerprint touch technology also has several other functions, which includes keeping your files secure, locking applications, turning off alarms, taking photos and answering calls. With the firewall provided by the Kirin 950s TrustZone and secure OS, the Mate 8 protects all data from thievery, even if your phone is stolen.

Furthermore, the Huawei Mate 8 comes with the Super Hands-Free 3.0 technology, enabling users to have hands-free conversation with the phone from 3 meters away. The technology is also able to identify sound sources from specific directions, allowing users to play back recordings and listen in on all conversations surrounding the Mate 8 accurately, improving business efficiency for business users.

With many users today capturing their memories through a series of photographs, the Huawei Mate 8’s camera also has the industry’s greatest image-stabilization angle at 1.5° OIS, allowing better photos to be taken even with shaking hands or within a moving environment. 

For the business elite, the Mate 8 can automatically recognize and save information on scanned business cards to the phone’s contact list.

The Mate 8 allows users to use their knuckles as an alternative input, allowing users to do more with their screen than just using their fingertips. Users can take screenshots, start or stop screen recordings, and even open apps through knuckle gestures, allowing busy users a means to efficiently use their time.

Other features worth mentioning would be:-

The SOC chip architecture includes new 8+1 cores, specifically: 4*Cortex A72 2.3GHz +, 4*Cortex A53 1.8GHz+, and i5 co-processor.

The Huawei Mate 8 is the first smartphone in the industry to adopt the 4 x A72+4 x A53 Big.LITTLE architecture and the first to use the ARM Cortex A72 SOC processor. With the Kirin950, the Mate 8’s boosting power increases by 100 percent compared to the Kirin925.

The world’s first commercial ARM Mali-T880. The Kirin950 processing capability is 1.25 times higher than the Kirin925.

 The HuaweiMate 8 has the world’s first 16nm FinFET plus SOC . The latest Mate 8 Kirin950 hardware comes with 16nm chip technology compared to the previous 28nm chip of the Kirin925, increasing the integration level by 100 percent and the energy efficiency ratio (EER) by 70 percent.

The Huawei Mate 8 sports a state-of-the-art thermal design. With its innovative six layer thermal conductivity structure, the Mate 8’s thermal design allows for higher heat dissipation and lower power consumption. The DX19 thermal materials allow conductivity to be nine times higher than stainless steel, resulting in a phone with a cooler temperature. For example, after 30 minutes of gaming, the Mate 8’s temperature was 4.1°C, which is cooler than the iPhone 6s Plus.

What do you think of it? Impressive, isn't it... 

The Huawei Mate 8 will be available in all four colours through the two variants, with the Standard variant offering moonlight silver and space grey, and the Premium variant offering champagne gold and mocha brown. Huawei will be having a promotion on the opening sales day for the Huawei Mate 8 on 11 March 2016, where the first 88 buyers of the Mate 8 will also walk away with a Huawei TalkBand B2 worth RM668 at the KLCC flagship store.

MediaPad M2 10.0

The Huawei MediaPad M2 10.0 is a premium tablet focused on sharing audios and videos for the enjoyment of families. Equipped with 4 speakers and 4 power amplifiers as well as configured on the advice of professional tuners from world-famous audio company Harman Kardon, it offers the highest sound quality compared to other tablets in the market. 

The M2 also comes with a cutting-edge M-Pen that enables writing, drawing, and formula identification to support entertainment, students’ homework tutoring, and basic home or office tasks.

 It is also the world’s first Android tablet that supports press fingerprint identification, and stores up to 5 fingerprints, making it easy for each family member to fully enjoy this device.

Huawei Women’s Smartwatch

And because the launch happened on International Women's Day, Huawei also announced a gorgeous new pair of Android Wear smartwatches catered for the ladies, the Jewel and Elegant. Both smartwatches are bedazzled with rose gold-plated cases, premier leather thin wristbands, and a sleek, curvy design showcased underneath a round, Sapphire crystal watch face. 

The Elegant sports a rose-gold plated body while the Jewel has a rose-gold casing with 68 Swarovski Zirconia embedded. The models offer a softer, more feminine aesthetic compared to Huawei’s first smartwatch, and both smartwatches are 44mm in diameter, making it 2mm longer than its predecessor. The Huawei Watch aims to provide its users with a timeless beauty suitable for any occasion.

The Huawei Watch has recently updated their software with Android 6.0 Marshmallow, featuring a refined Google Now app and notification card and a new reminder app, so users can now easily track their daily plans and manage their days accordingly. Users can also now make or answer calls through the watch, as well as use the speaker to play offline music.

Now that I shared these new Huawei newest arrivals.. which of these gorgeous gadgets are you interested in... For me, I really do not know.. I like the watch loads.. and I also love the Huawei Mate 8 of course....wishing hard that I can own one of these lovely gadgets....

The retail recommended prices are as below:
* Huawei Mate 8 Standard variant in Moonlight Silver and Space Grey– RM2,099
* Huawei Mate 8 Premium variant in Champagne Gold and Mocha Brown – RM2,399
*Huawei MediaPad M2 10.0 – RM1,299
* Huawei Watch Jewel - RM2,299 and Elegant – RM1,999

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  1. Nice one from Huawei. This brand is totally well known. I kind of like the design tho.

    1. this one seems like a winner... loving the idea a heavy user like me can use the phone for 1 1/2 days!!

  2. huawei mate 8 tu, pakai kirin chipset.macam xberapa bagus actually.but love love the smartwatch of the most trendiest smartwatch in the market!

  3. wow...another new launch from huawei !how wonderful is this technology world. keep on updating new series. Regret not enough money!!hehe!!

    1. I know right... I wish I can afford it also... huhuhu

  4. WOW.. i can't keep up with technology. Makes my head spin. Thanks for sharing. Great article.

    1. I know right... new phones keep popping up here and there and all with amazing features...

  5. there are so many emerging brands, i find it overwhelming and hard to keep up!

  6. wow the phone looks really slim, and the watch is so attractive with the elegant design. i wanna have one too :P

  7. Too many new phone launch in this month. Need time to digest the inform and specs also.

  8. I'm in love with the Huawei Mate 8 too but I am more interested to know the price of the tablet. Am in need of one since I am not planning to get a new phone.

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    2. RM1,299 for the mediapad.... I think you will like it!!!

  9. Huawei growing larger
    and things getting more and more impressive
    Love it


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