Screen resolution is lower than it should be for a phone of this size and price.
Camera quality is pretty strong on this device, and there are plenty of editing tools and filters.
The brushed-metal build makes the Mate 8 look chic -- and heavy!
Here it is in gold.
A fingerprint reader on the back unlocks the phone, but my smaller hands had to stretch to reach.
The Mate 8 is a whole handful.
Straight sides appear proportionally slim.
Unlike some newer phones, the Mate 8 uses a Micro-USB charging port.
You can see a slight curve to the back, which helps the phone more comofrtably fill your palm.