Huawei Honor Play 8A is now officially available for pre-order right now, we can confirm. Honor has also revealed the smartphone will be called “Honor Play 8A” not “Honor 8A”.
It’s also powered by the same Helio P35 chipset we saw on the Mi Play from Xiaomi, alongside a tall 6.09-inch waterdrop notch. The device also runs on Android 9 Pie out of the box with EMUI 9 skin. The device is now available for pre-sale for just ¥799 ($119), pre-sale will end on the 8th of January.
The 8A sports a plastic back and metal frame and looks a lot like the Honor Play, however, with a single rear camera. There’s no rear fingerprint scanner, just support for Face Unlock. It measures 8mm in thickness, weighs 150g overall and available in only Black, Blue, Gold and Red colours colours.
The Honor Play 8A is built around a 6.09-inch HD+ IPS LCD waterdrop display. The screen boasts of 720 x 1560 pixels in resolution along with a 283 pixel per inch density for clear visuals as well. Overall, the screen stretches up to 81% screen-to-body ratio.
Software and Hardware
It runs on Android 9 Pie operating system out of the box with EMUI 9.0. Steering the wheel, is the new Helio P35 chipset from MediaTek which comes with 8-cores of processor clocking at 2.3GHz offering a smooth ride.
The PowerVR GE8320 GPU graphics card handles everything graphics. The phone packs 32GB/64GB internal storage space for storing your files, you can expand up to 512GB using a memory card. It comes with 3GB RAM space for multitasking through apps and tasks.
The Huawei Honor Play 8A houses a single 13MP rear camera for all your photography needs. The camera is equipped with a dual-LED flash and other internal features listed in the table below. For taking selfies, there’s an 8MP shooter with f/2.0 aperture which supports Face Unlock.
Powering up the Play 8A is a 3020mAh battery capacity with support for fast charging. Charging the battery from 0% to 100% shouldn’t take up to 2 hours.
Huawei Honor Play 8A Specs
・6.09-inch HD+ IPS LCD capacitive touchscreen, 720 x 1560 pixels
・Android 9 Pie
・MediaTek Helio P35
・32GB/64GB Internal Storage
・13MP rear camera
・8MP selfie camera
Huawei Honor Play 8A Features and Video Review
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Huawei Honor Play 8A Full Specifications
|Model||Huawei Honor Play 8A|
|Status||Available on Shopping stores|
|2G Network||GSM 850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900 MHz|
|3G Network||WCDMA: HSDPA 850 / 900 /1700(AWS) / 1900 / 2100 MHz|
Nano + Nano
|SIM Count||Dual SIM|
|Type||Metal + Plastic|
|Dimensions||156.28 × 73.5 × 8.0mm|
|Display Type||HD+ IPS LCD capacitive touchscreen|
|Resolution||720 x 1560 pixels|
|Touch Screen Model||Capacitive|
|Features||Multitouch, Scratch Resistant|
White balance settings
|Android 9 Pie|
|MediaTek Helio P35 MT6765|
|GPU (Graphics)||PowerVR GE8320|
|Yes, up to 512GB|
|Card Type||microSD, microSDHC, microSDX|
|Controls||Touchscreen, Lock Button, and Volume Key|
|USB Type||Yes, Type C|
|GPS||Yes, with A-GPS, GLONASS|
|Battery Type||Li-Po Battery|
|Yes, MP3, AAC, AAC+, eAAC+, WMA, MIDI, WAV, AC3, FLAC|
|Yes, 3GP, Mp4, MPEG4, H.263, H.264 player|
– MP3/WAV/eAAC+/FlAC player
Huawei Honor Play 8A Unboxing
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NB: Details may vary.
Huawei Honor Play 8A Price
|Starting From||$119 – $129|
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