Already showcased in China at the end of August, the Huawei Honor (model number U8860) has been officially announced for new markets today. Starting the fourth quarter of the year, the new smartphone – which runs Android 2.3.5 Gingerbread – will become available in Asia-Pacific, Russia and the Middle East.
For the beginning, the Honor will be released only in Classic Black, but other colors (including white and purple) will be available later on.
The new handset is 10.9 mm thin, and features a 4 inch FWVGA (854 x 480) display, “an exclusive Huawei user interface which is easier to customize and manage”, Wi-Fi, DLNA, GPS, 8MP “HDR-enabled” rear camera, 2MP front-facing camera, and a 1.4GHz processor. According to Huawei, the Honor offers “the longest battery life among smartphones in the 4-inch screen range”, as its 1,900 mAh battery allows users “to share and connect for up to three days on a single charge.”
As previously reported, a slightly different version of the Honor should become available in the US via Cricket Wireless under the name of Huawei Glory. We’ve heard that the Glory would cost about $300 off-contract, thus the Honor might be sold for around €220 (but that’s just speculation, since the phone’s price hasn’t been officially announced).
Via Press release
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