Metal-made Huawei GX8 officially launches in the US


Huawei this week officially started selling its GX8 smartphone in the US, about a month after it announced that it would bring the handset stateside.

The GX8 is a US-tailored variant of the Huawei G8 / G7 Plus, which was released several months back in other parts of the world. The smartphone has dual SIM support, and is compatible with the LTE networks of AT&T and T-Mobile, while Verizon and Sprint customers will not be able to use it.

Huawei says that 90% of the GX8 is made out of metal. The device looks pretty good, but it’s nothing more than a mid-ranger, being powered by …