Huawei P8max


Huawei P8max
Huawei P8max (P8 Series)
HiSilicon Kirin 935 8 x 2.2 GHz, Cortex-A53
Graphics adapter
6.80 inch 16:9, 1920 x 1080 pixel, glossy: yes
228 g ( = 8.04 oz / 0.5 pounds) ( = 0 oz / 0 pounds)
600 Euro



Reviews for the Huawei P8max

Huawei P8 max review: Hands-on with the 6.8in giant phone
Source: Tech Advisor English
Although it's thin, light, compact and attractive, we're not convinced anyone wants a 6.8in phone (not in the UK anyway). It should really be a 7in tablet instead at a much lower price. That's our first impression so check back soon for a full review.
Single Review, online available, Very Short, Date: 04/16/2015
Hands on: Huawei P8 Max review
Source: Techradar English
There's plenty of screen real estate on offer and the massive battery inside the Huawei P8 Max means you'll get a decent amount of performance from a single charge. Thing is - do you really want to be lugging around a device this size everywhere you go? Huawei says it's still pocketable - but only if your pockets are deep, and wide.
Single Review, online available, Very Short, Date: 04/16/2015
Huawei P8 Max
Source: Trusted Reviews English
Forget blurring the lines between smartphones and tablets, the P8 Max kicks those lines in the shins and simply does its own thing. The handset – if I can call it that – features a massive 6.8-inch display. As well as being a full 1.6-inches biggest than its smaller, flagship sibling, the Huawei P8, the Max is just 0.2 of an inch off lining up as a direct Nexus 7 rival.
Single Review, online available, Very Short, Date: 04/16/2015
Huawei P8max: A massive, metallic slab
Source: Pocket Lint English
Huawei has announced two new smartphones at an event in London - the P8 and the P8max. As you can probably guess from the name, the P8max is a larger version of the P8 flagship handset but when we say larger, we mean huge. It features a 6.8-inch display meaning it really is questionable whether it falls into the smartphone category at all or whether we should have tagged it as a tablet instead, but Huawei is calling it a phone, so under phone it goes (for now).
Single Review, online available, Very Short, Date: 04/15/2015
Huawei P8 Max hands-on review
Source: Stuff TV English
No, you might not be able to fit in in your pocket. No, it’s not really an outright bargain as we often get from Huawei. And no, it’s not pushing the envelope of cutting edge tech in many areas. But damn, that’s a whole lot of screen.
Single Review, online available, Very Short, Date: 04/15/2015

Foreign Reviews

Ein Smartphone für Riesen
Source: German DE→EN
Single Review, online available, Long, Date: 01/14/2016


Model: The Huawei P8max is a larger version of the Huawei P8 flagship smartphone. The model has a massive 6.8 inch display with a resolution of 1920x1080 and protected by Corning Gorilla Glass 3. At that size, it may be a difficult to fit in some pockets. In terms of aesthetics, it is a well-crafted mobile phone with elegant seamless design and it comes in three choices of color which are gold, champagne and grey. At 6.8 mm thin, the P8max weighs in at only 228 g. This devices comes with a 2.2 GHz quad core Cortex-A53 & a 1.5 GHz quad core Cortex-A53, 3 GB of RAM and 64GB of internal storage. With a microSD card, the storage capacity can be expanded by up to 128 GB.

The 13 MP rear camera captures up to 4160 x 3120 pixels and comes with autofocus and a dual tone LED flash. There is a 5 MP front camera for selfies. The P8 Max runs on the Android OS v5.0.2 (Lollipop) platform. Dual-SIM capability with dual standby is a key feature in this smartphone. Finally, the manufacturer claims that the 4360 mAh battery lasts 10 hours during video playback. In conclusion, this Huawei P8max is a well-rounded device targeted at users who would like a device with a big screen.

ARM Mali-T628 MP4: Integrated graphics card (for ARM based SoCs) for smartphones and tablets. Features 4 cores (MP4) and supports OpenGL ES 3.0

Only some 3D games with very low demands are playable with these cards.

» Further information can be found in our Comparison of Mobile Graphics Cards and the corresponding Benchmark List.

Kirin 935: ARM based octa core SoC (4x Cortex-A53e up to 2.2 GHz and 4x Cortex A53 up to 1.5 GHz). » Further information can be found in our Comparison of Mobile Processsors.


Only a few smartphones have larger screens.
Large display-sizes allow higher resolutions. So, details like letters are bigger. On the other hand, the power consumption is lower with small screen diagonals and the devices are smaller, more lightweight and cheaper.

» To find out how fine a display is, see our DPI List.

0.228 kg:

This weight is typical for smartphones.

Huawei: Huawei Technologies Co., Ltd. is a Chinese company founded in 1987 with focus on telecommunications hardware and 170000 employees. In the first quarter of 2016, Huawei had a market share of 8.2% in the smartphone market, making it the third-largest smartphone manufacturer in the world. Compared to the same quarter of 2015, Huawei increased its market share by more than 58%.
In 2014, Huawei created the sub brand Honor and offers certain smartphone series under this name. The name Huawei is usually not listed for these products.
There are a lot of reviews on Huawei phones with slightly above average ratings (as of 2016).

» Further information can be found in our Notebook Purchase Guide.


Devices with the same GPU

Huawei Mate S
Mali-T628 MP4, Kirin 935, 5.50", 0.156 kg
Honor 7
Mali-T628 MP4, Kirin 935, 5.20", 0.161 kg
Honor 6 Plus
Mali-T628 MP4, Kirin 925, 5.50", 0.164 kg
Huawei P8
Mali-T628 MP4, Kirin 930, 5.20", 0.147 kg
Huawei Honor 6 Plus
Mali-T628 MP4, unknown, 5.50", 0.165 kg
Huawei Honor 6
Mali-T628 MP4, Kirin 920, 5.00", 0.13 kg

Devices with Same Screen Size and/or Weight

Huawei Y7a
Mali-G51 MP4, Kirin 710A, 6.67", 0.206 kg
Huawei Nova 8 SE
unknown, unknown, 6.53", 0.178 kg
Huawei Mate 40 RS Porsche Design
Mali-G78 MP24, Kirin 9000, 6.76", 0.234 kg
Huawei Mate 40
unknown, unknown, 6.50", 0.188 kg
Huawei P Smart 2021
Mali-G51 MP4, Kirin 710A, 6.67", 0.206 kg
Huawei Y9a
Mali-G52 MP2, Mediatek Helio G80, 6.63", 0.197 kg
Huawei P Smart S
Mali-G51 MP4, Kirin 710, 6.30", 0.163 kg
Huawei Mate 40 Pro
Mali-G78 MP24, Kirin 9000, 6.76", 0.212 kg
Huawei Enjoy 20 Pro
unknown, unknown, 6.50", 0.192 kg
Huawei P30 Pro New Edition
Mali-G76 MP10, Kirin 980, 6.47", 0.192 kg
Huawei Y8p
Mali-G51 MP4, unknown, 6.30", 0.163 kg
Huawei P40 Lite 5G
Mali-G57 MP6, Kirin 820, 6.50", 0.189 kg
Huawei Y6p
PowerVR GE8320, Mediatek Helio 20 Helio P22 MT6762, 6.30", 0.185 kg
Huawei Nova 7 Pro
Mali-G77 MP11, unknown, 6.57", 0.178 kg
Huawei Nova 7 SE
unknown, unknown, 6.50", 0.189 kg
Huawei Nova 7
Mali-G77 MP11, unknown, 6.53", 0.18 kg
Huawei P Smart 2020
Mali-G51 MP4, Kirin 710, 6.21", 0.163 kg
Huawei Enjoy 10e
PowerVR GE8320, Mediatek Helio P35 MT6765, 6.30", 0.185 kg
Huawei P40 Pro+ 5G
Mali-G76 MP16, Kirin 990 5G, 6.58", 0.226 kg
Huawei P40 Lite E
Mali-G51 MP4, Kirin 710, 6.39", 0.176 kg
Huawei P40
Mali-G76 MP16, Kirin 990 5G, 6.10", 0.175 kg
Huawei P40 Pro
Mali-G76 MP16, Kirin 990 5G, 6.58", 0.209 kg
Huawei P40 Lite
Mali-G52 MP6, Kirin 810, 6.40", 0.183 kg
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Stefan Hinum (Update: 2015-05- 3)