At the CES 2016, Huawei launched the Huawei Mate 8 smartphone. The device will be available in 30 countries including Australia, Spain, Germany, France, United Arab Emirates and Mexico.

The 3GB/32GB variant of the Mate 8 will cost 599 euros (AU$921) and the 4GB/64GB model will come with a price tag of 699 euros (AU$1075). The device will be available in four colour variants including Champagne Gold, Moonlight Silver, Space Gray and Mocha Brown, says Huawei.

The Huawei Mate 8 features the all-new Sony 16MP IMX298 camera sensor along with an 8 MP front snapper. Shipped with a 4000 mAh juicer, the Mate 8 will deliver over two days of battery life with normal usage .

“With the Mate 8, we have delivered a device that meets the needs of a new style of business. With this fast, impeccably designed smartphone, users can work more efficiently and free up valuable time to spend with friends, family and on personal pursuits,” said Kevin Ho, President, Handset Business, Huawei Consumer BG.

In an attempt to increase its presence in the consumer electronics domain in the country, Huawei also announced the US pricing and availability of its GX8 smartphone. Huawei GX8 is a version of G8 or G7 Plus (depending on the region it sells in) is already available in other markets.

The Huawei GX8 will be available at, select Best Buy stores, and in the first quarter of 2016 for US$350 (AU$498), reports BGR. The “90% metal” clad handset features a uni-body design and is crafted from aviation-grade aluminum.

Featuring a Corning Gorilla Glass 3 protected 5.5-inch display, the smartphone is available in several colour versions including Silver, Gray and Gold. The phone weighs 167g and surprisingly Huawei managed to include a 3000 mAh battery in a 7.5mm thin frame.

The company has also included a fingerprint scanner on the back of the device. Running on Android v5.1 the smartphone is due to be upgraded to Marshmallow.