Huawei Honor Play 8A comes as an affordable smartphone with a huge display size. It features a 6.01 inch 720p HD display with a tiny notch that houses the 8MP front camera. At the back lies a single 13MP lens that can shoot FHD videos. Honor Play 8A is the second device to be powered by Helio P35 chipset from Mediatek, after Xiaomi Mi Play that was announced some few weeks earlier. In the storage front, the phone comes in 32GB & 64GB variants all paired with 3GB RAM. The phone runs on Android v9.0 Pie and has a decent 3020mAh battery capacity. This web-page provides the price of Huawei Honor Play A8 here in Kenya and its full specs.
The Key Features Of The Honor Play 8A
- 6.01 inch display, 720 pixels x 1560 pixels resolution
- OS: Android v9.0 Pie
- Octa Core 2.3GHz Processor, Mediatek MT6765 Helio P35 chipset
- 3GB RAM
- 32/64GB internal storage, microSD card up to 512GB
- Back camera: 13MP, f/1.8, PDAF, LED flash, HDR, panorama & 1080p@30fps video recording
- Front camera: 8MP, f/2.0, HDR, 1080p@30fps
- Connectivity: Wi-Fi, Bluetooth, GPS, microUSB 2.0, FM radio
- Sensors: Accelerometer, proximity
- 2G, 3G, 4G networks
- 3020mAh battery
Huawei Honor Play 8A Price In Kenya
Price of this smartphone in Kenya is expected to start at KSh. 12,500. Price will be updated as soon as it is available in the country.
Huawei Honor Play 8A Pros & Cons
- Big HD display – This phone features a 6.01 inch display with HD resolution. You should expect a good viewing experience.
- Twin SIM support – You can use two different SIM cards simultaneously. This means that you can enjoy offers from both Telkom and Safaricom/Airtel.
- 4G network support with VoLTE – Both SIM slots allow the user to 4G networks for fast connection into the internet. You can make high quality voice calls over 4G networks (VoLTE)
- Has 3GB of RAM – Big RAM ensures that the user can run multiple apps at the same time without lags.
- 64GB internal storage – This is big on-board space that allows you to keep lots of files. A 32GB on-board storage variant is available.
- MicroSD card slot is available – This phones comes with a dedicated slot that you can use to expand storage space up-to 512GB.
- Runs on Android Pie – This the newest Android OS version that comes with new features, updates and it is better optimized to offer the best user experience.
- Stunning body design – The Honor Play 8A sports a tall display with a tiny notch cutout and curved edges that make it look premium and trendy. The phone is 8mm thick.
- GPS – You can explore different places using your phone. You can get direction, navigation routes, traffic situation and more.
- Wi-Fi enabled – The user can set-up a Wi-Fi hotspot to share the phone’s internet connection with other devices. The device can also connect to available Wi-Fi networks.
- Bluetooth v4.2 – This allows you to connect to other devices wirelessly to the Huawei Honor Play 8A.
- Has 3.5 audio connector – The connector allows you to plug in wired headphones to listen to music or take phone calls.
- Decent cameras – This phone features a 13MP rear camera that can shoot videos with full HD videos. The selfie camera is 8MP and can also produce full HD videos.
- Has FM radio receiver.
- No fingerprint scanner
- No NFC connection
Huawei Honor Play 8A Specifications
|Dimensions||156.3mm x 73.5mm x 8mm|
|Size||6.01 inch, (78.8% screen-to-body ratio)|
|Type||IPS LCD capacitive touchscreen, with 16M colors|
|Resolution||720 pixels x 1560 pixels, 19.5:9 ratio, (283PPI)|
|Operating System||Android v9.0 Pie|
|Chipset||Mediatek Helio P35|
|Processor||Octa-core 2.3GHz Cortex-A53|
|Micro SD Slot||Yes, up to 512GB-dedicated slot|
|Features||f/1.8, PDAF, LED flash, HDR, panorama & 1080p@30fps video recording|
|Features||f/2.0, HDR, 1080p@30fps|
|Alert types||Vibration, ringtones|
|WLAN||Wi-Fi 802.11 b/g/n, WiFi Direct, hotspot|
|Bluetooth||v4.2, A2DP, LE|
|GPS||Yes, with dual-band A-GPS, GLONASS, BDS, GALILEO, QZSS|
|Music play time||-|