Huawei GX8 Features, Specs & Price in Nigeria

Huawei GX8

The newly-announced Huawei GX8 is a variant of the Huawei G8 that was unveiled in the second half of 2015. It shares virtually the same specifications as the other smartphone, but appears to be headed to the American market instead.

The mid-range smartphone offers the sort of build quality that is increasingly becoming the minimum standard these days. It features an all-aluminium body with nicely rounded edges. The Huawei GX8 no doubt looks attractive with its sleek finish.

You will find a fingerprint sensor on the rear, just as you have it on the G8, for extra security. It packs a massive 5.5-inch display with a Full HD resolution of 1,920 x 1,080 pixels which looks like one to deliver brilliant viewing.

Camera and Storage

On the camera front, Huawei GX8 appears ready to deliver impressive images with the pair of snappers provided. It has a 13-megapixel camera on the rear, with this complemented by a 5-megapixel snapper for selfies.

Onboard storage capacity of 16 GB should be sufficient enough to hold all of your photos and apps. But if that doesn’t do it for you, you will be able to add another 128GB storage capacity via a microSD card slot.

Power and Performance

The Huawei GX8 is equipped with an octa-core Qualcomm Snapdragon 615 processor which paces along at speeds of up to 1.5 GHz. The powerful chip is backed up by 3 GB of RAM to get things moving smoothly on the device.

Somewhat disappointingly, Huawei GX8 still runs on Android 5.1 Lollipop operating system several months after the release of the latest 6.0 Marshmallow, but then this is only a midrange smartphone.

The OS will be overlaid with Huawei’s Emotion UI (EMUI) 3.1 skin. The device will be equipped with a 3,000mAh battery which, unfortunately, you will not be able to replace.

Pricing and Availability

The Huawei GX8 is available in Nigeia. You can purchase it at any of the underlisted online malls in nigeria for super fast delivery, pay-on-delivery and money-back guarantee in case of faulty device. Here goes:

Get Huawei GX8 on Jumia Nigeria

Get Huawei GX8 on Konga Online mall

Huawei GX8 Specs

Here are a few specs of the Huawei GX8:

General Features

  • Platform: Android 5.1 (Lollipop)
  • Processor: Octa-core Processor, 1.5 quad-core & 1.2GHz quad-core (Snapdragon 616)
  • GPU:
  • Memory: 3GB RAM
  • Colours: Gray, Silver, Gold
  • Dimension: 152.5 x 76.5 x 7.5 mm
  • Weight: 167 g
  • SIM Type:
  • SIM Count: Dual SIM


  • Display: 5.5-inch Touch Display, 1080 x 1920 pixels (401 ppi)
  • Display Protection:


  • Rear Camera: 13MP Camera, 1080p HD Video
  • Rear Camera Features: Autofocus, LED flash, Geo-tagging, touch focus, face/smile detection, panorama, HDR
  • Front Camera: 5MP Camera


  • Built-in Storage: 32GB
  • Memory Card Support:
  • Bundled Cloud Storage:

Network Support

  • 2G GSM: Yes
  • 2G CDMA 1X: No
  • 3G WCDMA: Yes
  • 3G CDMA EVDO: No
  • 4G LTE: Yes

Internet & Connectivity

  • GPRS: Yes
  • EDGE: Yes
  • 3G/WCDMA/HSPA: Yes
  • HSPA+: Yes, up to 42.2 Mbps
  • 4G LTE: Yes, up to 150 Mbps
  • WLAN: Yes, Wi-Fi 802.11 b/g/n
  • Wi-Fi Hotspot: Yes
  • Bluetooth: Yes Bluetooth 4.0
  • NFC: No
  • Infrared Blaster: No
  • USB Port: Yes USB 2.0


  • SMS/MMS: Yes
  • Instant Messaging: Yes
  • Push Emails: Yes
  • Email Protocol:


  • Music Player: MP3/eAAC+/WAV/Flac player
  • Video Player: MP4/H.264 player
  • FM Radio: To be Confirmed
  • Loudspeaker: Yes
  • 3.5mm Jack: Yes


  • Navigation: Yes, with A-GPS, GLONASS
  • Maps:

Sensors & Control

  • Digital Compass: No
  • Accelerometer: Yes
  • Proximity Sensor: Yes
  • Light Sensor: No
  • Barometer: No
  • SpO2: No
  • Pedometer: No
  • Heart Rate Monitor: No
  • Gyroscope: No
  • Fingerprint Scanner: Yes
  • Iris Scanner: No
  • Intelligent Digital Assistant: Yes
  • Motion Sensing / Gesture Control: No
  • Voice Control: Yes

Other Features

  • Video Streaming: Yes
  • Active Noise Cancellation: Yes
  • Wireless Charging: No
  • Built-in Mobile Payment: No
  • Water Resistant: No
  • Dust Resistant: No
  • Image Editor: Yes
  • Video Editor: Yes
  • Document Viewer: Yes
  • Document Editor: No


  • Battery: 3000 mAh Battery
  • Talktime:
  • Standby Time:

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