we already know that Huawei's next top of the line chipset - alleged to be the
Kirin 950 - is all set to be unveiled on November 5, there has been no information on when
the Mate 8 smartphone, which is said to be powered by the chipset, would
that was until now, as a new teaser (see image above) from Huawei is clearly
indicating that the handset would be unveiled on November 26. This is also
broadly inline with earlier suggesting the device would be made official
towards the end of the year.
As for the specs, from what we know
so far, the Mate 8 will sport a 6.0 inch 1440p display, and come with 3GB/4GB
RAM and 32GB/64GB internal memory options. In terms of camera, it will feature
a 13MP rear unit and an 8MP front shooter, and its SIM card tray is said to
support two SIM cards and a microSD card.
The high-end device is said to carry
a CNY 3,299 ($520) price tag for the 3GB RAM variant and CNY 3,899 ($610) for
the 4GB one.