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Huawei Honor WaterPlay 8 debuts with IP67 Certifications, KIRIN 659

Huawei Honor WaterPlay 8

Huawei Honor WaterPlay 8 is a waterproof tablet that just found its way to shopping stores. This new tablet from Huawei is IP67 certified offering dust and water resistant and offering overall rigidity. It’s also one of the few tablets with dual rear camera for photography. The Tablet is powered by the KIRIN 659 chip with 4GB RAM and 64GB storage. It will be joining the Honor Pad 5 and MediaPad M5 Lite on shopping stores.

Huawei Honor WaterPlay 8

Design

Huawei Honor WaterPlay 8

The tablet was designed with aluminium alloy and looks quite slim for a tablet. The dual rear camera can be seen at the top left corner, while the Honor logo is at the centre. The fingerprint scanner has been moved to the front as well. It measures 8mm in thickness, weighs 310g overall and was announced in only Silver color.

Display

Huawei Honor WaterPlay 8

The Honor WaterPlay 8 is built around an 8-inch IPS LCD notch display. The screen boasts of 1920 x 1200 pixels in resolution along with a 283 pixel per inch density for clear visuals. Overall, the beautiful screen stretches up to 78% screen-to-body ratio as well.

Software and Hardware

It runs on Android 8.1 Oreo out of the box. Running the race here is the HiSilicon KIRIN 659 chipset from Huawei, it comes with 8-cores of processor clocking at 2.36GHz for a smooth ride.

Huawei Honor WaterPlay 8

The ARM Mali-T830 MP2 graphics card controls graphics. For storing files, the device packs 64GB internal storage space variants which is expandable up to 256GB using a memory card. It boasts of 4GB RAM space as well for multitasking through apps.

Camera

Huawei Honor WaterPlay 8

The Huawei Honor WaterPlay 8 is equipped with dual 13MP + 2MP rear camera for photography. The camera is accompanied by a LED flash and other internal features listed in the table below. For taking selfies, there’s an 8MP selfie shooter for all your selfies.

Battery

Powering up the WaterPlay 8 is a 5100mAh battery capacity with support for fast charging. Charging the battery from 0% to 100% shouldn’t take up to 2 hours.

Huawei Honor WaterPlay 8 Specs

・8-inch IPS LCD capacitive touchscreen, 1920 x 1200 pixels
・Android 8.1 Oreo
・Huawei HiSilicon KIRIN 659
・Octa-core 2.36GHz
・4GB RAM
・64GB Internal Storage
・13MP + 2MP rear camera
・8MP selfie camera
・5100mAh battery

Huawei Honor WaterPlay 8 Features and Video Review

Huawei Honor WaterPlay 8 Full Specifications

General

Device Type Tablet
Model Huawei Honor WaterPlay 8
Announced November, 2018
Released November, 2018
Status Available on Shopping stores

Network

2G Network GSM 850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900 MHz (WiFi)
3G Network WCDMA: HSDPA 850 / 900 /1700(AWS) / 1900 / 2100 MHz (WiFi)
4G Network (WiFi)

SIM Type Nano + Nano

SIM Count Dual SIM

Design

Type Aluminium alloy
Dimensions 20.9 x 119.6 x 8.0 mm
Weight 310g
Water Resistant Yes, IP67
Protection Yes
Colours Silver

Display

Display Type IPS LCD capacitive touchscreen
Size 8-inch
Resolution 1920 x 1200 pixels
Colors 16M colors
Pixel Density 283ppi
Screen-To-Body Ratio
Aspect Ratio 18:9
Touch Screen Model Capacitive
Touch Screen Yes
Multitouch Yes
Protection Yes
Features Multitouch, Scratch Resistant, 60% NTSC
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
Phase detection
Yes, dual-LED
f/2.2 + f/2.4
8MP
f/2.0

Software

Android 8.1 Oreo
Emotion 8.0
Yes
Skype Yes
Whatsapp Yes
Facebook Yes
Youtube Yes

Hardware

Huawei HiSilicon KIRIN 659
Process Technology 16nm
CPU Octa-core 2.36GHz
Cores 8-Cores
Bit Architecture 64-bit
GPU (Graphics) ARM Mali-T830 MP2
GPU (Cores) 2-Cores
GPU (Frequency) 760MHz
4GB
Memory Speed 664MHz
Internal Storage 64GB
Yes, up to 256GB
Card Type microSD, microSDHC, microSDXC

Fingerprint (Front)
Accelerometer
Proximity
Ambient Light
Compass, Gyroscope

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 5100mAh
Placement Non-removable
Fast Charging Yes
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

Huawei Honor WaterPlay 8 Unboxing

Inside The Box

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

Huawei Honor WaterPlay 8 Price

Starting From $329 – $349
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