Huawei has unveiled a new budget smartphone in Russia, called the Honor 8A Pro. The phone was unveiled in China earlier this year, as the Honor 8A. It comes with a 6-inch HD+ waterdrop notch display, powered by MediaTek Helio P35 processor.
The device sports a 3GB worth of RAM, with a 64GB worth of internal storage. It runs on Android 9.0 (Pie) with EMUI 9.0, and features a 3020mAh battery. This version of the Honor 8A Pro, comes with a fingerprint sensor, dedicated dual SIM and microSD card slots.
Huawei Honor Play 8A Key Specifications
- 6-inch (1560 × 720 pixels) HD+ 19.5:9 2.5D curved glass display
- 2.3GHz Octa-Core (ARM Cortex A53) MediaTek Helio P35 12nm Processor with 680 MHz IMG PowerVR GE8320 GPU
- 3GB RAM, 64GB 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
- 8MP front-facing camera with f/2.0 aperture
- Fingerprint sensor
- Dimensions: 156.28×73.5×8.0mm
- Weight: 150g
- 4G, Wi-Fi 802.11 b/g/n, Bluetooth 4.2, GPS + GLONASS
- 3020mAh battery
Design And Display
The device comes with a body dimension of 156.28×73.5×8.0mm and a weight 150 grams. It is available in Black and Blue colours, with a beautiful body design. For the display, the phone features a 6-inch HD+ waterdrop notch display with 87% screen-to-body ratio. It features a screen resolution 1560 × 720 pixels, and has 19.5:9 2.5D curved glass display.
Storage And Performance
The Honor 8A Pro comes with a storage option of 3GB RAM, 64GB storage. This can be expanded up to 512GB using a microSD card. The phone is powered by an Octa-Core MediaTek Helio P35 12nm Processor, clocked at a frequency of 2.3GHz.
It runs on Android 9.0 (Pie) with EMUI 9.0 and comes with a 680MHz IMG PowerVR GE8320 graphic processor. The device supports dual SIM, 4G, Wi-Fi 802.11 b/g/n, Bluetooth 4.2, and GPS.
For the cameras, the phone sports a single rear and front shooter. It has a 13-megapixel rear camera with LED flash and an 8MP front-facing camera.
Huawei Honor Play 8A Pro Price
The Honor Play 8A Pro comes with a price tag of $217, approximately Rs. 15,055 in India and about N78, 000 here in Nigeria.
Huawei Honor Play 8A Pro 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 150 grams
Colours Blue And Black
Internal 64 GB
External Up to 516 GB, microSD
RAM 3 GB
Size 5.8-inch HD+ Infinity-V TFT display
Type IPS LCD Capacitive touchscreen, 16M colors
RESOLUTION 1560 × 720 pixels
PROCESSOR & OS
CPU 2.3GHz Octa-Core
GPU IMG PowerVR GE8320
OS Android 9 Pie with EMUI 9.0
CHIPSET MediaTek Helio P35 Processor
Wi-Fi Yes, WiFi 802.11
Sensor Face Unlock, Fingerprint
Front 8MP front-facing camera
Rear 13 MP Camera
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
Battery Model 3020mAh battery