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Hotwav Symbol S8L with Water-drop Notch, Face Unlock launched!

Hotwav Symbol S8L

Hotwav Symbol S8L has been launched alongside the S9L and we’re expecting it to hit the stores anytime soon. Unlike the S9L, the S8L has the normal water-drop notch seen on most Oppo smartphones like the RX17 Neo and RX17 Pro. It also sports dual rear camera and the trendy Face Unlock feature.

Hotwav Symbol S8L

Design

Hotwav Symbol S8L

The phone has a metal frame and a plastic back complimented with a gradient feel just like the S8L. You have to depend on Face Unlock feature, because the fingerprint scanner is missing. It measures 7.9 mm in thickness and will be available in Blue and Purple colors.

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Display

Hotwav Symbol S8L

The S8L is built around a 6.22-inch HD+ IPS LCD full view display. The screen boasts of 720 x 1520 pixels in resolution along with a 270 pixel per inch density for clear visuals. Overall, the screen stretches up to 79.28% screen-to-body ratio.

Software and Hardware

It runs on Android 8.1 Oreo out of the box. Sitting pretty underneath is the MT6739WA chipset from MediaTek, it comes with 4-cores of processor clocking at 1.3GHz for a smooth ride.

The PowerVR GE8100 graphics card handles everything graphics. For storing up your files, the Symbol S8L houses a 16GB internal storage space which is expandable up to 128GB using a memory card. The device boasts of 2GB RAM space available for multitasking through apps.

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Camera

The Hotwav Symbol S8L has dual 13MP + 2MP camera mounted at the rear for photography. The camera has f/2.2 aperture, LED flash and other internal features listed in the table below. For taking selfies, it’s equipped with a 5MP selfie shooter that has its own notch.

Battery

Powering up the Symbol S8L is a 3150mAh battery capacity with no support for fast charging as well. Charging the battery from 0% to 100% shouldn’t take up to 2.6 hours.

Hotwav Symbol S8L Specs

・6.22-inch HD+ IPS LCD capacitive touchscreen, 720 x 1520 pixels
・Android 8.1 Oreo
・MediaTek MT6739WA
・Quad-core 1.3GHz
・2GB RAM
・16GB Internal Storage
・13MP + 2MP rear camera
・5MP selfie camera
・3150mAh battery

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Hotwav Symbol S8L Features and Video Review

Hotwav Symbol S8L Full Specifications

General

Device Type Smartphone
Model Hotwav Symbol S8L
Announced November, 2018
Released November, 2018
Status Available on Shopping stores

Network

2G Network GSM 850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900 MHz
3G Network WCDMA: HSDPA 850 / 900 /1700(AWS) / 1900 / 2100 MHz
4G Network LTE 800 MHz
LTE 850 MHz
LTE 900 MHz
LTE 1800 MHz
LTE 2100 MHz
LTE 2600 MHz
LTE-TDD 2300 MHz (B40)

SIM Type

Nano + Nano

SIM Count Dual SIM

Design

Type Metal + Plastic
Dimensions 77 x 158.7 x 7.9 mm
Weight
Water Resistant No
Protection Yes
Colours Blue
Purple

Display

Display Type HD+ IPS LCD capacitive touchscreen
Size 6.22-inch
Resolution 720 x 1520 pixels
Colors 16M colors
Pixel Density 270ppi
Screen-To-Body Ratio 79.28%
Aspect Ratio 19:9
Touch Screen Model Capacitive
Touch Screen Yes
Multitouch Yes
Protection Yes
Features Multitouch, Scratch Resistant, 2.5D curved glass screen
Secondary Display No

Camera

13MP + 2MP
Yes
1080p@30fps
Yes
Autofocus 
Continuous shooting 
Digital zoom 
Exposure compensation 
Face detection 
Geotagging 
HDR 
ISO settings 
Panorama 
Scene mode 
Self-timer 
Touch focus 
White balance settings
Yes, dual-LED
f/2.2
5MP
Yes
Face Unlock
f/2.4

Software

Android 8.1 Oreo
Modified
Yes
Skype Yes
Whatsapp Yes
Facebook Yes
Youtube Yes

Hardware

MediaTek MT6739WA
Process Technology 28nm
CPU Quad-core 1.3GHz
Cores 4-Cores
Bit Architecture 64-bit
GPU (Graphics) PowerVR GE8100
GPU (Cores) 2-Cores
GPU (Frequency) 533MHz
2GB
Memory Speed 667MHz
Internal Storage 16GB
Yes, up to 128GB
Card Type microSD, microSDHC, microSDXC


Accelerometer
Proximity
Ambient Light

Controls Touchscreen, Lock Button, and Volume Key

Connectivity

Yes
Infrared
Wi-Fi Yes
Wi-fi Hotspot Yes
USB Type Yes, Type C
GPS Yes, with A-GPS, GLONASS
NFC
HDMI Yes
3.5mm jack Yes
Facial Identification Yes
No

Battery

Battery Type Li-Ion Battery
Capacity 3150mAh
Placement Non-removable
Fast Charging No
Standby
Talk Time
Video Play
Normal Use

Media

Yes, MP3, AAC, AAC+, eAAC+, WMA, MIDI, WAV, AC3, FLAC
Yes, 3GP, Mp4, MPEG4, H.263, H.264 player
Vibration, Ringtones
MP3, WAV
Yes

Yes

Other Features

– MP3/WAV/eAAC+/FlAC player
– Active noise cancellation with dedicated mic
– DivX/Xvid/MP4/H.265 player
– Photo/video editor
– Document viewer

Hotwav Symbol S8L Unboxing

Inside The Box

NB: Details may vary.
– Charger
– USB Data Cable
– Earphone
– Quick Start Guide
– SIM Ejector Pin

Hotwav Symbol S8L Price

Starting From $129 – $149
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