Huawei P8max, a beefed-up P8 with a giant 4,360 mAh battery, officially announced

By April 16th, 2015 AT 8:12 PM

Along with the Huawei P8, the Chinese smartphone manufacturer has also announced its variant with a humongous battery dubbed Huawei P8max. It comes with hardware specifications exactly similar to the Huawei P8 but the screen size (now 6.8-inch), battery (4,360 mAh), and thickness (now 6.8 mm). Thanks to its super-thin bezels, the device has a screen-to-body ratio of 83 percent, much higher than that of the LG G3.

Huawei P8max

Huawei P8max specifications

  • 6.8-inch IPS LCD display, 1920 x 1080 pixels, Corning Gorilla Glass 4; 1W speakers
  • Kirin 930/935 processor, Octa-Core Cortex-A53 CPU, Mali-T628 MP4 GPU, and 3GB LPDDR3 RAM
  • 16GB/64GB internal storage and a hybrid microSD card slot
  • Android 5.0 Lollipop operating system with Huawei Emotion UI 3.1
  • 13MP primary camera with RBGW sensor, Autofocus, Dual-Color Temperature Flash, F/2.0 Aperture, OIS, and 1080p video recording
  • 5MP front-facing camera
  • Dual SIM, 4G LTE (Cat 6) / 3G HSPA+, Wi-Fi a/b/g/n, Bluetooth v4.1 + LE, GPS with A-GPS, NFC, Micro-USB port, and 3.5 mm headphone jack
  • 4,360 mAh battery with Reverse Charging; 182.7 x 93 x 6.8 mm; 228 grams

According to Huawei, the P8max can last over 2 days under normal usage and at least 1.5 days of heavy usage. It even comes with a reverse charging abilities, so that you can charge other devices through its mammoth battery. We are amazed to see that the company has been able to cram all this in to a 6.8 mm thin device, which is claimed to operate at a temperature 5? cooler than its competitors.

This device will hit the market a month after the market debut of Huawei P8, and will be priced €550 (~ Rs. 36,185) and €650 (~ Rs. 42,764) for the 16GB and 64GB storage variants respectively.

Computer science engineer turned technology blogger. Following consumer electronics industry closely from 2006, he can now predict pretty much where the market is heading. He has a dream to own Android, Windows Phone and iOS smartphones all at the same time.

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