Huawei P8 Review


By Nadia Hussien & Translation by Magy Ghaly

Huawei P8 is a great competitor in 2015 by the Chinese corporation to the big trademarks like Samsung and Apple. The design is very tempting with fascinating specifications and high manufacturing quality, powerful processor and a rear camera of high quality and creative features. It is of a much lower price than iPhone 6 and Samsung Galaxy S6 and also cheaper than HTC One M9. So, if you were looking for something different and of exquisite specifications and average price, Yaoota is proposing this phone as a proper alternative.

We will first mention the pros and cons of Huawei P8 and then we will review it in details.

Huawei P8 Pros

  1. A rear camera of creative properties.
  2. A distinct and very elegant design.
  3. Powerful processor and fast performance.
  4. Average convenient price.
  5. Dual-SIM.
  6. Good battery.

Huawei P8 Cons

  1. The performance slows down sometimes.
  2. There is only one slot to be used as either a second SIM card or an external storage.
  3. Lacks the fingerprint technique.
  4. The User Interface is somehow heavy.

Huawei P8 price in Egypt

The price of  Huawei P8 starts at 3,699 EGP.

You can search for the price of Huawei P8 in Egypt.

*Prices may vary from time to time according to the stores offering the product.

Huawei P8’s Review

Design and other features

  • The design of Huawei P8 is very elegant with some nice touches that have set it apart from its competitors, including that rectangular glass at the back where the camera is, and also its curved edges.
  • The front is free of the trademark and there is no Home button or anything else.
  • As for the buttons, for example, you can press the volume-down button twice to open the camera when the phone is locked, which is a good feature! And that task would have been easier, if the power button was larger or a little bigger or even on the other side of the phone.
  • Huawei P8 is heavier than the iPhone 6 and the Samsung S6, and is thinner but its weight is still good.
  • Supports 4G connection.
  • Supports dual-SIM.



  • 5.2  inches, Full-HD, and big enough for a good display.
  • Resolution 1080 * 1920 pixels, IPS.
  • The screen is bright and very good for use in all circumstances of lighting and sharp viewing angles.
  • Huawei P8 is protected with corning gorilla glass 3, scratch resistant.


  • Powerful processor of Octa-core processor; Quad-core 2.0 GHz and Quad-core 1.5 GHz.
  • 3 GB RAM, which is enough for performing tasks and running applications without worrying.
  • Although the user interface is somehow heavy, yet the performance is fast and good.
  • As for the common tasks, internet browsing or even playing games, you won’t have any problems.
  • It rarely happens that the performance slows down with this processor.
  • The Huawei P8’s operating system is 5.0.2 (Lollipop).
  • The internal storage is either 16 GB or 64 GB, expandable with external storage up to 128 GB.


Rear camera

  • The rear camera of Huawei P8 is of creative specifications of quality 13 MP.
  • Optical stabilizer for pictures is available which helps decrease the shakiness of pictures with 1.2 and with this feature is wins over the iPhone 6 Plus which decreases the shaky motion with a less of 0.6.
  • Dual- LED flash.
  • Records HD-videos @30fps.
  • RGBW sensor which means four colors unlike most of the smart phones that support only RGB sensors.
  • The role of the RGBW sensor appears when the white color is clear even with low light, it also decreases any pixelation of the pictures.
  • The camera has a separate processor which enhances the quality of pictures and helps capture pictures fast.

Front-facing camera

  • The front-facing camera is of quality 8 MP.
  • Good for great selfies with some picture filters for refinement of face, eyes and even whitening teeth.
  • Makes good video calls.


  • 2680 mAh battery.
  • The battery life of Huawei P8 with hard use can last for almost 10 hours.
  • With common use, the phone can work for up to 24 hours.
  • Huawei P8‘s battery is a bit bigger than the Samsung Galaxy S6 Edge‘s battery but it’s less than the higher version, Huawei P8 Max with the huge battery of 4360 mAh.

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