Huawei Mate 8 gets through FCC; expected to hit the US shortly after CES 2016

Huawei Mate 8 gets through FCC; expected to hit the US shortly after CES 2016

The Huawei Mate 8 was unveiled back in November  in China with promises for more details to come at CES but the availability of the device outside its home country has been a mystery. Today comes a great news for US customers who may want to get their hands on the device when it hits the shelves. The Android monster has already gotten through the FCC, means its release on the US market is imminent, probably shortly after CES 2016.

The FCC document doesn’t actually reveal much about the hardware of the device with a model number NXT-L09 but we assume the same specs to match up with the Chinese version of Huawei Mate 8.

If you don’t know the specs, the Mate 8 is powered by  Kirin 950 SoC, with four high-power Cortex-A72 cores, running at up to 2.3 GHz and an additional four power-saving Cortex-A53 ones, at up to 1.8 GHz.Graphics of the device is taken care by a Mali T880MP4 GPU which will push pixels on the huge 6.0-inch FHD IPS display.

The device has Sony’s latest IMX298 16MP camera at the back and 8MP selfie shooter. The device will be offered in two variations in terms of RAM, 3GB with 32GB of storage / 4GB of RAM with 64GB/128 GB of storage options. The device will offer industry-leading fingerprint tech.The device is priced at $480, $590, and $700, respectively based on the storage capacity.


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