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Premium Metal Huawei P8 Max preview

Editor Rating: 3.9 / 5

Recently Huawei has announced the larger version of their stunning smartphone Huawei P8. There is no doubt that the bigger version carries lot of charm in it and ready to accommodate the smartphone users to their maximum limits. Right at this stage we can only give the first impression of the master piece of beauty by Huawei. According to the company’s claim it is not only physically beautiful and by make a product of high quality metal. On the technical specs side it is well accomplished and packed with the latest technology.

Design and Display

For fulfilling the promise Huawei used the premium and high grade material for designing the body of Huawei P8 Max because the beauty is not only the point of consideration company also has to think over the durability and the endurance of the smartphone and for that reasons Huawei used the components made of DX19 high thermal conductivity alloy which is only present in some luxury automobiles. The used material is nine times higher than the stainless steel and 3.8 times higher than aluminum in thermal conductivity. With this high grade material the Huawei P8 Max measures 182.7 x 93 x 6.8 mm and carries 228 grams of weight which is the ideal weight in the larger devices.

The reason behind calling it a Max is its large size display which puts the handset in phablet category. The display of the phablet measures 6.8 inches with 1080x 1920 pixels resolution and delivers 326 ppi density. The display of the phablet is protected with Corning Gorilla Glass 3.

Software and User Interface

The Huawei P8 is the Android Phone and runs the latest Android 5.0 Lollipop operating system. The operating system is not only easy in use it also light in weight and consume the less battery power for running the entire operating system. Company paired their own user interface which is easy to understand by everyone and gives the colorful impression to the users.


Processor and Memory

The Huawie P8 Max not only big in size but also has the powerful combination of hardware. Company placed Quad-core 2.2 GHz Cortex-A53 & quad-core 1.5 GHz Cortex-A53 processor paired with HiSilicon Kirin 935 chipset which is their indigenes system on chip by Huawei and supports the 64 bit architectural processing and has Mali-T628 MP4 GPU for handling the graphics. The smartphone has the capacity of 3 GB RAM and 64 GB internal memory which can be extended up to 64 GB externally via microSD card but for using the SD card users need to use 2nd SIM slot and in this condition the users are able to use only one SIM at once instead of dual SIM.


 Camera is the most desired part of any smartphone and Huawei is conscious about their products. Company placed 13 megapixel rear camera with 4160 x 3120 pixel in Huawei P8 Max with the additional features like autofocus, optical image stabilization, dual-LED (dual tone) flash Geo-tagging, touch focus, face/smile detection. Users need to set these features one time and after that the features perform automatically according to the photographic environment. The handset also has 5 megapixel front-facing camera for fulfilling the selfies passion. The camera technology has gone to height of limits in development and yet it is not the extreme. Whet ever exists at the moment has been packed in to the camera part of this device.


 The new devices are latest software based and have the capacity to contain many functions and apps at a time. For a common user it is not easy to understand all the features in these high tech devices. The manufacturers who load this device with every imaginable function are also aware of the battery power required to run the whole system. Considering this in view this Huawei P8 Max is energized with Non-removable Li-Po 4360 mAh battery. This may not be the most powerful battery but it balance has been worked out between the power requirement and the power source it self. However it is non removable and can not be replaced as a singular unit. Replacing battery means replacing the handset.

Strong Points

There is no doubt that the handset is packed with good hardware but there are certain points need to consider minutely.

  • Good Display in Size
  • Well balanced front facing camera
  • Thermal conductive body

Week Points

  •  No separate card slot
  •  Non removable battery


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