Huawei honor play 8a review, specs and price in Nigeria

Huawei honor play 8a has been unveiled in China by smartphone maker Huawei. The Huawei honor play 8a comes with a water drop-style display notch, 3 GB of RAM and powered by Mediatek MT6765 Helio P35 (12nm) chipset

huawei honor play 8a review specs and price in nigeria

KEY SPECIFICATION OF HUAWEI HONOR PLAY 8A

  • 6.01” inch LCD display, 720 x 1560 pixels, 19.5:9 ratio, 283 ppi density
  • Dual SIM (Nano-SIM, dual stand-by)
  • Mediatek MT6765 Helio P35 (12nm) chipset
  • 32/64 GB of internal memory, 3 GB of RAM
  • Octa-core (4x2.3 GHz Cortex-A53 & 4x1.8 GHz Cortex-A53) processor coupled with PowerVR GE8320 GPU
  • EMUI 9 based on Android 9.0 (Pie) operating system
  • Sensors - accelerometer, proximity
  • Non-removable Li-Po 3,020 mAh battery
  • Single primary camera: 13 MP, f/1.8 aperture, PDAF
  • Front selfie camera: 8 MP, f/2.0 aperture

DISPLAY, DESIGN AND INTERNAL MEMORY

The Huawei honor play 8a features a water drop-style display notch with curved edges, The Android 9.0 (Pie) based Huawei honor play 8a boasts of a 6.01” inch IPS LCD display, 720 x 1560 pixels display resolution and 283 ppi density. A decent display experience should be expected.

The Android 9.0 (Pie) based Huawei honor play 8a comes with a body dimension measured at 156.3 x 73.5 x 8 mm (6.15 x 2.89 x 0.31 in) and weighs in at 150 g (5.29 oz). spotted at the back is the single primary camera neatly positioned at the top left corner. The smartphone falls short of fingerprint sensor.

The Huawei honor play 8a comes in 2 variants in terms of internal memory and RAM size; 32 GB of internal memory and 3 GB of RAM or 64 GB of internal memory and 3 GB of RAM. The smartphone supports internal memory expansion up to 512 GB (dedicated slot).

OPERATING SYSTEM (OS) AND PERFORMANCE

The Huawei honor play 8a runs on EMUI 9 based on Android 9.0 (Pie) operating system. The Android 9.0 (Pie) based Huawei honor play 8a is powered by Mediatek MT6765 Helio P35 (12nm) chipset, Octa-core (4x2.3 GHz Cortex-A53 & 4x1.8 GHz Cortex-A53) processor coupled with PowerVR GE8320 graphic processor for graphic performance. An efficient multi-tasking performance should be expected.

CONNECTIVITY, SENSORS AND NETWORK

Wireless connectivity options on Huawei honor play 8a includes Wi-Fi 802.11 b/g/n, WiFi Direct, Hotspot, Bluetooth 4.2, A2DP, LE, FM Radio, GPS with A-GPS, GLONASS, BDS, microUSB 2.0. Sensor options on Huawei honor play 8a includes accelerometer and proximity.

Huawei honor play 8a network bands support options include 2G Bands (GSM 850/ 900 / 1800 / 1900 - SIM 1 & SIM 2), 3G Bands (HSDPA 850 / 900 / 2100) and 4G Bands (LTE band 1(2100), 3(1800), 5(850), 7(2600), 8(900), 20(800), 40(2300)). Huawei honor play 8a offers HSPA, LTE-A data downloading speed.

CAMERA AND BATTERY

Huawei honor play 8a comes with a single primary cameras, features 13-megapixels, f/1.8 aperture, PDAF, while the front selfie camera set up is 8-megapixels, f/2.0 aperture.

The Android 9.0 (Pie) based Huawei honor play 8a boasts a non-removable Li-Po 3,020 mAh battery.

PRICE OF HUAWEI HONOR PLAY 8A IN NIGERIA, GHANA, KENYA AND AVAILABILITY

The Huawei honor play 8a is priced at about 100 EUR, which should be about 45,000 to 60,000 Naira equivalent when made available. Huawei honor play 8a price in Ghana is expected at a price range of about 550 to 660 Ghanaian cedis, while the price in Kenya is expected at about 12,480 to 14,920 Kenya shillings when made available. Prices may vary due to your location and market forces

WHERE TO BUY HUAWEI HONOR PLAY 8A IN NIGERIA

You can buy Huawei honor play 8a from Jumia and other reliable online mobile phone dealers in Nigeria when made available. Below are specs of Huawei honor play 8a

SPECIFICATIONS AND PRICE OF HUAWEI HONOR PLAY 8A

CONFIGURATION (HARDWARE & SOFTWARE)

  • Processor: Octa-core (4x2.3 GHz Cortex-A53 & 4x1.8 GHz Cortex-A53)
  • Chipset: Mediatek MT6765 Helio P35 (12nm)
  • Operating system: EMUI 9 based on Android 9.0 (Pie)
  • Graphic processor: PowerVR GE8320
  • RAM: 3 GB
  • Internal memory: 32/64 GB
  • SIM: Dual SIM (Nano-SIM, dual stand-by)
  • Card Slot: microSD, up to 512 GB

CAMERA

  • Single primary: 13 MP, f/1.8 aperture, PDAF
  • Single secondary: 8 MP, f/2.0 aperture
  • Videos: 1080p@30fps
  • Features: LED flash, HDR, panorama

MULTIMEDIA AND DISPLAY

  • Display technology: IPS LCD
  • Display feature: capacitive touchscreen, 16M colors
  • Display resolution: 720 x 1560 pixels
  • Pixels density (PPI): 283
  • Screen size: 6.01" inches
  • Scratch resistant Glass: -
  • Dust resistant: -
  • Water resistant: -
  • Touchscreen: Yes
  • Multi-touch: Yes
  • Alert type vibration: MP3, WAV ringtones
  • Loudspeaker: Yes
  • 3.5mm jack: Yes

BODY DIMENSION AND CONNECTIVITY

  • Dimension: 156.3 x 73.5 x 8 mm (6.15 x 2.89 x 0.31 in)
  • Weight: 150 g (5.29 oz)
  • WLAN: Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n, WiFi Direct, Hotspot
  • Bluetooth: Yes 4.2, A2DP, LE
  • GPS: Yes, with A-GPS, GLONASS
  • Wireless charging: -
  • NFC: -
  • Infrared port: -
  • FM Radio: Yes
  • USB: microUSB 2.0

NETWORK AND COMMUNICATION

  • Technology: GSM / HSPA / LTE
  • 2G Bands: GSM 850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900 - SIM 1 & SIM 2
  • 3G Bands: HSDPA 850 / 900 / 2100
  • 4G Bands: LTE band 1(2100), 3(1800), 5(850), 7(2600), 8(900), 20(800), 40(2300)
  • Speed: HSPA, LTE-A
  • Browser: HTML5
  • JAVA: No

MESSAGING

  • Instant messaging: Yes
  • SMS/MMS: Yes
  • Push emails: Yes

SENSOR CONTROL

  • Accelerometer: Yes
  • Gyroscope: -
  • Proximity: Yes
  • Compass: -
  • Ambient Light sensor: -
  • Hall sensor: No
  • Fingerprint sensor: No
  • Color spectrum: No
  • HR Sensor: -
  • Geomagnetic sensor: -
  • Iris scanner: No
  • Face unlock: -
  • Barometer: -
  • Heart Rate Monitor: -

POWER & BATTERY

  • Capacity: Non-removable Li-Po 3,020 mAh battery

OTHER FEATURES

  • MP4/H.264 player
  • MP3/eAAC+/WAV/Flac player
  • Photo/Video editor
  • Document Viewer

STATUS AND PRICE

  • Release date - January, 2019
  • Expected for about 45,000 to 60,000 Naira

Tags: Huawei, Android 9.0 Pie

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