Being tied down is always horrible. Especially is if costs a ton of money and you can’t get our of contracts. That’s why carrying an unlocked smartphone is a smart move. The new Huawei Honor 8 unlocked smartphone is now available in an exclusive Sapphire Blue colorway only at Best Buy (online and in store), and will be the perfect accessory to carry you into fall.

If you’re still not familiar with unlocked smartphones? Unlocked phones aren’t locked into a contract meaning they can help you save money on your monthly bill, they allow flexibility with carriers, and are great for international travel. Want to learn more? Checkout Best Buy’s quick educational video on unlocked phones.

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You have the power to push culture forward. That’s why Honor created a phone for you — the new Honor 8. It’s the smartphone that opens your eyes to a world of possibilities.

The innovative bionic 12MP dual lenses of the Honor 8 enable you to capture crisper, more detailed photos day and night.

The premium, slick body of the Honor 8 is made with heavy dual glass—front and back.

Smart Power 4.0 guarantees a long-lasting battery life and fast-charging technology charges 47% power in just 30 minutes. Because, well – Pokemon Go!!!!

Features for our Techy Readers:

  • Bionic 12 MP Dual Lens Camera
    • Dual 12MP lenses, RGB + monochrome to bring the vivid color and crisper details at the same time.
    • Hybrid Auto-focus: Contrast focusing, Laser Focusing and depth focusing working collaboratively to realize faster focusing and enhance the photo quality in various light conditions, no matter low light or high contrast conditions.
    • Dedicated Depth ISP for precise depth focusing
    • Professional Mode: Wide aperture photos ensure Bokeh effect, achieve the same effect as SLR, super night mode makes
    • 8M large pixel(1.4um) wide-angle Front facing camera enables perfect selfies
    • World’s 1st Wide Aperture Smartphone Camera with Instant Preview
  • 3D Fingerprint Sonsor with Smart Key
    • New Generation Fingerprint Algorithm for higher security
    • Level 4 security detecting your fingerprint’s ridge flow, ridge formation, ridge path deviation and 3D ridge depth
    • Fast & Convenient on the back of the device
    • A smart key to apps that allows quick access to your favorite apps and day-to-day tasks
  • 3000mAh 50% Charge in 30 Min
    • Long Lasting 3000mAh Low Power 16nm FinFET Plus Chipset can give you up to
      • 12 Hours of HD video, 4 hours of 4g browsing, 20 hours of 3g calling or 56 hours of music.
  • Sim lock free
    • Feel free to move between carriers’ networks
    • No Contract, Factory Unlocked
    • Honor 8 supports US major carriers’ GSM/UMTS/4G LTE networks


As if all of this doesn’t make you want to leave our site (sniff) and head over to Best Buy, you also get a free $50 Best Buy Gift Card when you purchase the Huawei Honor 8 unlocked smartphone. You are welcome. Mwah!


Disclosure: I have been compensated in the form of a Best Buy Gift Card for this sponsored post. All opinions are my own.