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Huawei's Honor 8 has liquid-smooth looks

With dual cameras on the back and a slick design, the Honor 8 stands out from the crowd.

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is set to battle midprice Android phones like the and .

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It'll sell in blue, white and black.

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Huawei is pushing its Honor sub-brand hard, trying to spin it off into its own entity.

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The phone runs Android 6.0 Marshmallow.

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Its USB-C charger port is current with the new industry standard.

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It's a slim phone...

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...with two rear camera lenses and a fingerprint reader on the back.

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Inside, it's powered by a house-made chipset named Kirin.

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Huawei modeled the less expensive Honor 8 on last spring's , a metal phone with two camera lenses made by Leica.

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Press, tap or double-tap the fingerprint reader to launch three separate apps.

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It's a cool shortcut that's new to the Honor 8.

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The 8, left, compared to the P9.

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You can easily see the two camera lenses, one for monochrome and one for everything else.

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Both lenses together are meant to make photos more vibrant than the competition.

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Here are some camera modes.

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And here's that flash.

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Enjoy some more pictures of the Honor 8 from every angle.

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You can use your knuckle to trace the display and launch apps like the camera.

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