Huawei has officially unveiled the Honor 8S smartphone at a silent event in Russia. It is the company’s latest budget Dew Drop notch display phone. According to specifications, the Honor 8S comes with a 5.71-inch HD+ Dew Drop notch display with a screen resolution of 1520 × 720 pixels. The device packs a 2GB worth of RAM and a 32GB internal storage, which can be expanded up to 512GB.
The Honor is powered by MediaTek Helio A22 processor. It runs on Android 9.0 Pie Operating system straight out of the box. The phone packs a 3020mAh battery and features an FM Radio and a dual microphones. It sports a 13MP rear camera with LED Flash and a 5MP front-facing camera. The phone does not feature a fingerprint scanner, but comes with face unlock.
Honor 8S Specifications
- 5.71-inch (1520 × 720 pixels) HD+ 19:9 curved glass display
- 2GHz Quad-Core MediaTek Helio A22 12nm processor with IMG PowerVR GE-class GPU
- 2GB RAM, 32GB internal storage, expandable memory up to 512GB with microSD
- Android 9.0 (Pie) with EMUI 9.0
- Dual SIM (nano + nano + microSD)
- 13MP rear camera with LED Flash, f/1.8 aperture
- 5MP front-facing camera
- Dimensions: 147.13 × 70.78 × 8.45mm
- Weight: 146g
- 3.5mm audio jack, FM Radio, dual microphones
- Dual 4G, Wi-Fi 802.11 b/g/n, Bluetooth 4.2, GPS + GLONASS
- 3020mAh battery
Honor 8S Design And Display
The device comes in a plastic body design weighing 146 grams. The handset has a body dimension of 147.13 × 70.78 × 8.45mm, and available in Black, Blue and Gold colors. For the display, the phone sports a 5.71-inch HD+ 19:9 curved glass display, with a screen resolution of 1520 × 720 pixels.
Storage And Performance
The device packs a 32GB internal storage, which is expandable to up to 512GB using a microSD card. The Honor 8S comes with 2GB RAM, powered by a Quad-Core MediaTek Helio A22 12nm processor clocked at 2GHz. It runs on Android 9.0 (Pie) with EMUI 9.0 featuring an IMG PowerVR GE-class GPU.
For connectivity, the phone supports 4G, 4G VoLTE, Wi-Fi 802.11 b/g/n, Bluetooth 4.2, and GPS + GLONASS. Other features include 3.5mm audio jack, FM Radio and dual microphones. The 8S packs a 3020mAh battery capacity.
Honor 8S Camera Review
The rear features a 13MP rear camera with LED Flash and an f/1.8 aperture, while the front sports a 5MP front-facing camera.
Honor 8S Price
The Honor 8S cost just $130 which is just about N47,000 in Nigeria. That is around Ksh. 14,000 and about 670 Ghana Cedi.
Honor 8S Full Specifications
SIM Card Dual SIM
2G Yes, GSM 900 / 1800 / 1900 / 850
3G Yes, HSDPA 2100 / 900 / 850
4G Yes, LTE band 2100 / 1900 / 2300
Weight 146 grams
Dimensions 147.13 × 70.78 × 8.45mm
Colours Black, Blue and Gold
Internal 32 GB
External Up to 512 GB, microSD
RAM 2 GB
Size 5.71-inch HD+ display
Type IPS LCD Capacitive touchscreen, 16M colors
RESOLUTION 1520 × 720 pixels
PROCESSOR & OS
CPU 2GHz Quad-Core
GPU IMG PowerVR GE-class GPU
OS Android 9.0 (Pie) with EMUI 9.0
CHIPSET MediaTek Helio A22 Processor
Wi-Fi Yes, Wi-Fi 802.11 b/g/n
Sensor Fingerprint sensor
Front 5MP front-facing camera
Rear 13MP dual LED Flash
Camera Flash Yes, LED flash
Video Recording Yes,
Camera Features Autofocus, Geo-tagging, Touch focus, Face detection
SOUND & VIDEO
Video 3GP, MP4, WMV, AVI, MKV, FLV, H.264, H.263
Jack Size 3.5mm, FM Radio, dual microphones
Battery Model 3020mAh battery