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Huawei Honor Play 8A

Huawei Honor Play 8A

Huawei Honor Play 8A is a budget unit with a big 6.01 inch display and is powered by an Octa-core Mediatek MT6765 Helio P35 chipset and has 3GB of RAM space. This device runs on Android v9.0 Pie with the MIUI 9 skin over it. For imaging, this handset is armed with single 13MP rear camera and an 8MP selfie shooter. It also features a sizeable 3000mAh battery capacity. Boasting a 6.01-inch 720p HD+ display, this device has 32/64GB of expandable in-built storage space. There is support for 4G network along with twin-SIM slots. Other interesting affordable Huawei smartphones here in Kenya include Y5 Lite 2018 & Y5 Prime 2018.

Huawei Honor Play 8A

Huawei Honor Play 8A Specifications Summary

  • 3GB RAM
  • Mediatek MT6765 Helio P35
  • 3020mAh battery
  • 32/64GB internal storage
  • 6.01 inches display
  • 13MP rear camera, 8MP front
  • Android v9.0 Pie
  • Dual SIM

Huawei Honor Play 8A Price In Kenya

Approx= KSh. 13,000

A Review Of The Specifications Of Huawei Honor Play 8A

Introduction & Camera

Huawei Honor Play 8A comes with a big and tall display that features a tiny notch that houses the selfie camera alone. It falls in a low and affordable price bracket and with decent specs profile. The Honor Play 8A offers a single camera set-up on both sides with a sizeable battery capacity. This phone doesn’t feature a fingerprint scanner. For cameras, this device has a single 13-megapixel rear shooter accompanied by an LED flash. On the front, the unit has an 8MP front camera for video calls and selfies.

Performance & Battery

At its heart, the Honor Play 8A is powered by an Octa-core Mediatek MT6765 Helio P35 chipset which is coupled with 3GB of RAM space for seamless performances while running apps. For power, this handset sips juice from a sealed 3020mAh cell which is big enough to last the device for long periods of usage.

Display & Storage

In terms of display, this smartphone packs a big a 6.01-inch HD (720p) IPS LCD display with an elongated 19.5:9 aspect. The big size coupled with the HD resolution offers quality viewing experience while browsing or watching. For storage, this handset ships with 32GB or 64GB of on-board storage space and which the user can expand it up to 512GB – via the dedicated microSD card slot. 

Platform & Connectivity

This unit makes its mark with several connectivity options including 4Gnetwork with VoLTE support, GPS, Wi-Fi 802.11 b/g/n, Bluetooth v4.2, FM radio, 3.5mm jack connector and a microUSB 2.0 port. Also, there is support for two SIM lines that allows the use of two networks simultaneously. The Honor Play 8A is operated by the latest Android Pie OS off its package, and comes with the company’s EMIUI 9 skin on top.

Huawei Honor Play 8A Specs

Launched January, 2018
Supported Networks 2G - GSM 850/900/1800/1900 - SIM 1 & SIM 2 3G - HSDPA /850/900/2100 4G - LTE band 1(2100)/3(1800)/5(850)/7(2600)/8(900)/20(800)/40(2300)
Dimensions 156.3mm x 73.5mm x 8mm
Weight 150g
Screen Size 6.01 inches
Screen Type IPS LCD touchscreen
Resolution 720 pixels x 1560 pixels, 19.5:9 ratio
Screen Protection -
Hardware & Operating System
OS Android v9.0 Pie
Chipset Mediatek MT6765 Helio P35
Processor Octa-core 2.3GHz
GPU PowerVR GE8320
Storage 3GB RAM,32/64GB internal storage
MicroSD Yes, up to 512GB-dedicated slot
Rear 13MP, f/1.8, PDAF, LED flash, HDR, panorama, 1080p@30fps video recording
Front 8MP, f/2.0, HDR, 1080p@30fps
Alert & Sound
Alert types Vibration; MP3, WAV ringtones
3.5mm jack Yes
Loudspeaker Yes
WLAN Wi-Fi 802.11 b/g/n, hotspot
Bluetooth v4.2
USB microUSB 2.0
Radio Yes
Sensors Accelerometer, Proximity
Battery 3020mAh Li-Po (non-removable)