Monday, March 27, 2023

Huawei P8 price at RM1799 in Malaysia

Huawei officially unveiled its latest smartphone, the Huawei P8 in Malaysia last week. Price at RM1799, Huawei P8 is now available in the colours of Titanium Grey and Mystic Champagne.


Key features of the Huawei P8 according to Huawei:


  • The nano-injection molding process results in an industry-leading seamless tight junction connecting a 1.5mm thin plastic bar with one of the industry’s largest screens
  • The phone is 6.4mm thin, with dual SIM cards, and works seamlessly with a 4G network (where the service is available)
  • Powerful dual-antenna with proprietary Signal+ technology allows the smartphone to instantly switch between antennas ensuring a continuous strong network connection
  • The triple-layer shark-gill design enhances the reliability and robustness of the device
  • Inside, the new Kirin 930 64-bit Octa-Core chipset boosts performance by approximately 20 percent compared with other phones with similar levels of battery life
  • The body’s sleek back cover is constructed of steel, for reinforced structural rigidity

Specifications of the Huawei P8:

Size Height: 144.9mm; Width: 72.1mm; Depth: 6.4mm; Weight: 144g
Color (available in this region) Mystic Champagne; Titanium Grey
Display 5.2” FHD Screen; 1080p (1920 x 1080); 424ppi; 16M colors
CPU Hisilicon Kirin 930; 8-core 64bit; 2.0GHz
Operating System Android 5.0
Memory 3 GB RAM; 16 GB ROM
Network GRA_L09:TDD LTE: B40FDD LTE: B1/B2/B3/B4/B5/B7/B8/B12/B17/B18/B19/B20/B25/B26/B28

UMTS: 800(B6,Japan)/800(B19,Japan)/850/900/1700/1900/2100MHz

GSM 850/900/1800/1900MHz

Support NFC


TDD LTE: B38/B39/B40/B41 (2555MHz~2655MHz)


UMTS: 850/900/1700/1900/2100MHz(B8/B5/B4/B2/B1)

GSM : Main card: 850/900/1800/1900MHz; Second card: 850/900/1800/1900MHz

GPS GPS/A-GPS/Glonass/BDS(BeiDou Navigation Satellite System)
Connectivity Wi-Fi 2.4GHz   b/g/n with Wi-Fi Direct supportBT 4.1+LEMicroUSB (High Speed USB)
Sensors G-sensor; Gyroscope sensor; Ambient Light sensor; Proximity sensor; Compass, Accelerometer
Camera Main camera: 13 Mega pixel, OIS, RBGW sensor, DSLR-level Image Signal Processor, 1080p video recording/1080p video playback;F2.0; Dual-tone color temperature flashFront camera: 8 Mega pixel
Audio Audio: MP3, MIDI, AMR-NB, AMR-WB, AAC, AAC+, eAAC+, PCM, WMAVideo: H.263, H.264, MPEG-4, MOV, ASF, RM, RMVB3.5mm Audio Jack
Video Video Codec: MPEG-4, H.264, H.263, VP8, RV7-10, Xvid, WMV9Video File Format: .3gp, .mp4, .m4a, .rm, .rmvb, .wmvImage Codec: PNG, GIF (Static only), JPEG, BMP

Image File Format: .png, .gif (Static only), .jpeg, .bmp


Emotion IU EMUI 3.1
Battery 2680mAh(typical value)
In the box Handset; Headset; Charger; USB cable; Quick Start Guide; Safety Information

According to Huawei, the P8 comes with the following camera features:

  • Industry-leading Optical Image Stabilizer technology up to 1.2°, enabling high-quality photos and videos, and managing camera shake so images are consistently sharp
  • The world’s first four-color RGBW sensor enhances brightness by 32 percent in high contrast lighting situations, reduces it by 78 percent in low light environments. DSLR-level independent image processor enabling noise reduction when shooting and intelligent detection of a high-contrast lighting environment
  • Four professional quality low-light shooting modes giving users access to a virtual photo and video studio to capture artistic inspirations.

At the Malaysia media event, Huawei also launched the P8 Lite, a 5.0-inch fully laminated IPS touchscreen smartphone. The 7.7mm Huawei P8 Lite is equipped with 5MP front-facing and 13MP rear-facing cameras. The rear camera features an F2.0 aperture, 7mm micro lens, and a 28mm wide-angle function. The front-facing camera uses a 22mm wide-angle lens with 1.4m pixels that reach out to an 88° frame area. Powered by a 1.2 GHz 64-digit octa-core Kirin 620 chipset, Huawei P8 Lite offers 4G LTE Cat4 connectivity with a download speed of 150Mpbs.

Pricing of the latest Huawei smartphone and devices:

  • Huawei P8- RM1799
  • Huawei P8 Lite- RM899
  • Huawei Huawei Y3- RM249
  • Huawei Huawei Y5– RM339
  • Huawei T1– RM649
  • Huawei TalkBand B2 Classic- RM558 (Available at
  • Huawei TalkBand B2 Elite- RM668 (Available at
Kugan is the co-founder of MalaysianWireless. He has been observing the mobile industry since 2003. Connect with him on Twitter: @scamboy

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