The Huawei P8 Max is the greatest smartphone in the world. The P8 Max sets a new superlative for XXL smartphones. Huawei packs into almost the entire arsenal of the latest technology (ac-Fi, large battery, faster processor). In the first practice test the P8 Max was able to convince. One however, it is not: handy. Even missing a screen-pin as in Samsung's Note series.
Rate it on its Chinese website Huawei has announced the launch of the P8 Max (June 26, 2015) - for the equivalent of approximately 550 euros, the smartphone can be had there. In the German dealers Huawei P8 Max is so far listed only sparsely. If the information from the German stores, it came in August for 649 euros on the market. Whether the wait is worth the largest smartphone in the world, is the first practical test.
The Huawei P8 Max can be bought for 3,788 yuan (around 550 euros) in China.
The name says it all: Huawei P8 Max because the "P8 Max", the big brother of the design flagship Huawei P8, everything is maximum maxed out.. The 6.8-inch screen (compared to the iPhone 6 Plus offers a 5.5-inch display) has a maximum thin frame, the processor has a maximum number of processors and the battery has a maximum size. The question: is the device also maximum pleasure - worth buying? COMPUTER BILD the P8 Max has looked at.
The solid metal body fits comfortably in your hand, is probably insensitive to minor scratches and sprayed Chic. In the rear top of a piece of plastic is inserted to allow the antennas good reception. Right on the side are the power button and the volume rocker, and the two card slots - in the slide either two SIM cards or respective SIM and microSD card.
The eight-core processor fired four cores at 2.2 gigahertz (GHz), while the other four chip devices for everyday tasks overclock slower. The memory is generous with 3 gigabytes (GB) and the internal memory of 64 GB leaves no wish unfulfilled. If it does: just plug in a microSD card up to 128 GB. The usual standards such as ac-Fi, Bluetooth 4.0 LE or USB-OTG for USB sticks directly on the smartphone, do not represent a challenge for the P8 Max.
Good camera, a lot of power
The camera is the manufacturer a better image stabilization (OIS) provide as the lenses from other manufacturers. In fact, show up at the first use under difficult lighting conditions compelling results - thanks to OIS delivered the clippers neat night shots without "camera shake". The images are bright, natural colors. Only the sharpness of detail could be a bit better, but that is bleating at a high level. So we can look forward to the performance results, which provides a laboratory test shortly. More serious, however, already on the first try out the waiver of 4K video recordings and the lack of slow-motion function. That may still be a gimmick for many, but in this price range standard. The battery with a capacity of 4,360 mAh ensures joy: This might even two days of hard work are possible.
Price and Availability
The P8 Max will cost 549 euros and will hit the stores in May 2015. The P8 Max sets a new superlative for XXL smartphones. Huawei grabs everything on current technology (ac-Fi, large battery, faster processor) in the P8 Max and dispensed with frills such as a fingerprint sensor. Given the supplied technology and performance, it is quite an alternative to the Samsung Galaxy Note 4 or the Huawei Mate 7. However awaiting Samsung's Note series on a very reliable pen operation that lacks the P8 Max. By; Christian Just, Kai Zantke