Huawei is definitely on a mission to be the maker of your next smartphone. Getting its second phone out in the U.S. before Mobile World Congress is no small feat. In January Huawei launched the launched the Honor 5X which made a name for itself with its high-end build and starting price of just $200.

Huawei wants to compete in every price category and has just made the Huawei GX8 available for purchase at,,, and for $349.99. The GX8 was announced a month ago at CES 2016, and has quite a spec sheet for a mid-range price.



Huawei GX8 highlights:

  • 1.5 GHz Qualcomm Snapdragon 616, 8-core processor, 64 bit
  • 16GB memory (expandable up to 128GB)
  • 2GB RAM
  • 5.5″ 1080p 2.5D display
  • US Supports AT&T, T-Mobile, MetroPCS, and other GSM networks
  • Colors: Horizon Gold, Space Grey or Mystic Champagne
  • 13MP camera
  • Android 5.1 Lollipop

The GX8 has s superior build being made from aircraft grade aluminum, and sports a fingerprint reader on the back of the phone similar to the Nexus 6P and Honor 5X. Huawei has been on a roll with fantastic devices in every price range, and should be atop your list of devices to check out if you’re interested in premium quality at budget prices. The GX8 comes free of contracts and can also be financed directly through Huawei if you can’t afford to put all $350 down at one time for as little as $20 per month.

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