Rumour has it that Huawei’s Honor 8 Pro will make its debut at the Mobile World Congress 2017 (MWC) event in Barcelona, Spain, this month.
The Honor 8 is available in India and globally. It’s pricing in India places it in direct competition with the OnePlus 3. The Honor 8 Pro is expected to be a premium variant of the existing Honor 8, reports Android Headlines.
The report also adds the that Honor 8 Pro is likely to be the Chinese Honor V9. The V9 was recently spotted on Chinese telecom certification site, TENAA.
The V9, and consequently the Honor 8 Pro, is expected to come with a 5.7-inch QHD display (2560 x 1440), offer 4GB or 6GB of RAM and 64GB or 128GB of storage. The SoC is expected to be a 2.4GHz octa-core unit, but its exact details are unknown. This is likely a variant of the MediaTek Helio architecture. The battery is thought to be a 3,900 mAh unit.
On the camera front we’re expecting to see a 12MP rear camera placed alongside a secondary 12MP camera. The details of the configuration of the cameras is unknown. Huawei’s earlier dual-camera phones, designed in partnership with Leica, placed a colour sensor alongside a dedicated black and white one to enhance image quality.
The front unit is expected to be an 8MP one.
Details of pricing, colours and availability are unknown at this time.