Huawei’s e-brand, Honor has announced a tie-up with GoPro. As part of the new collaboration, the GoPro Quik mobile video editing app will come preloaded on the upcoming Honor smartphone, the Honor 8 Pro. Previously, Huawei/Honor has partnered with global brands like Amazon Alexa, Leica, Porsche Design and Pantone Color Institute. Read more to find about the new partnership between GoPro and Honor 8 Pro
The Honor 8 Pro is aimed at young, on-the-go users. The upcoming smartphone features a dual camera setup as its USP. The GoPro Quik app will be a nice addition to camera features of Honor 8 Pro. The efficient video and photo editing software brings creative options to users. The Honor 8 Pro’s photo gallery uses a new feature called ‘Highlights’, which automatically selects photos and videos for the user. And Quik app creates a video (using these pics/videos) synchronized to the beat of the selected music. Users can further customize it with additional filters, transitions, effects, etc.
“We are thrilled to partner with Go Pro for our upcoming smartphone, Honor 8 Pro. Through this partnership, we can provide to our users with an intelligent and efficient video and photo editing software to fully unleash their creativity,” said Mr. Allen Wang (Director, Product Center, Huawei India Consumer Business Group).
Honor 8 Pro
The new Honor 8 Pro is essentially a better version of the Honor V9. The company claims that Honor 8 Pro will come with the best combination of hardware and software. The handset features a dual-camera setup on the back with two 12-megapixel sensors with dual-tone LED flash and f/2.2 aperture. Camera features include 4K video recording at 30 frames per second. There is also an 8-megapixel front camera onboard.
The Android (7.0 Nougat) smartphone is powered by company’s in-house 2.4GHz Kirin 960 octa-core processor and 6GB of RAM. The 64GB internal storage can be further expanded up to 128GB via a microSD card (Hybrid Dual SIM slot). It is backed by a 4000mAh battery non-removable battery and offers up to 2 days of continuous usage with the Smart Power mode.
The Honor 8 Pro sports an all metal body with rounded corners. It measures 157 x 77.50 x 6.97mm and weighs 184 grams. The Honor handset also sports a circular fingerprint sensor on the back. It features a 5.7-inch Quad HD display with a pixel density of 515ppi. Connectivity options on the device include Cat.6 LTE, Wi-Fi, Bluetooth 4.2, GPS, A-GPS, GLONASS, NFC, 3.5mm Audio port, and a USB Type-C port.
Huawei’s dual camera technology helps to produce professional-looking bokeh and superb details even in low-light settings. The GoPro Quik app will help users to creatively use the camera capabilities of the Honor 8 Pro.