The Huawei GX8 is being sold directly by Huawei for $349.99, and Best Buy is selling it for the same price. Meanwhile, Newegg will begin selling the GX8 tomorrow, but you can pre-order right now for $299.99.
Huawei’s GX8 is the latest addition to the ever-expanding “affordable flagship” smartphone market. It’s got an aluminum body with a 5.5-inch 1920x1080 display, 13-megapixel rear and 5-megapixel front cameras, an octa-core Snapdragon 616 processor, fingerprint reader, 2GB of RAM, and a 3000mAh battery. It comes with 16GB of storage built-in, but you can add up to 128GB more using the GX8’s microSD slot. The software on the GX8 is Android 5.1 running beneath Huawei’s custom EMUI 3.1 user interface.
If you’d like to see the Huawei GX8 in action before you drop hundreds of dollars, check out our hands-on video above.