Huawei Honor Play 8A
The Honor Play 8A is a midrange Android smartphone from Huawei targeted at the youth and middle-aged smartphone users. The device comes in a 6.09-inch HD+ screen and runs on the latest Mediatek Helio P35 CPU and comes with a single rear camera.
So you are getting the aforementioned Mediatek Helio P35 (MT6765) CPU. This CPU is an Octa-core AI Chip, which comprises of 4x 2.3Ghz and 4x 1.8GHz Cortex-A53 CPUs. The CPU is backed up by a PowerVR GE8320 Graphic Processor, along with 3GB of RAM and either 32/64GB internal storage, expandable upto 128GB via microSD card.
As for the camera department, you are getting a single 13-megapixel rear camera with single LED flash. The main camera comes with 6 elements lens, featuring PDAF, HDR mode, and f/1.8 aperture. At the front, there’s also a single 8-megapixel front-facing camera, with AI backed features.
Interestingly, the Huawei Honor Play 8A comes preloaded with Android 9.0 (Pie) out of the box. There’s support for a dual LTE SIM cards, and is fuelled by a 3020mAh battery. The full specifications and key features of the Honor Play 8A are detailed in the table below.
|Technology||GSM / HSPA / LTE|
|2G Network Bands||GSM 850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900 - SIM 1 & SIM 2 (dual-SIM model only)|
|3G Network Bands||HSDPA 850 / 900 / 2100|
|4G Network Bands||LTE band 1(2100), 3(1800), 5(850), 7(2600), 8(900), 20(800), 40(2300)|
|Speed||HSPA 42.2/5.76 Mbps, LTE-A Cat4 150/50 Mbps|
|Also Known As||
|Dimensions||156.3 x 73.5 x 8 mm (6.15 x 2.89 x 0.31 in)|
|Weight||150 g (5.29 oz)|
|Build||Front/back glass, aluminum frame|
|SIM Type||Dual SIM (Nano-SIM, dual stand-by)|
|Display Type||LCD capacitive touchscreen, 16M colors|
|Size||6.09 inches, 91.0 cm2 (~79.2% screen-to-body ratio)|
|Resolution||720 x 1560 pixels, 19.5:9 ratio (~282 ppi density)|
|Operating System||Android 9.0 (Pie); EMUI v9|
|Chipset||Mediatek MT6765 Helio P35 (12 nm)|
|CPU||Octa-core (4x2.3 GHz Cortex-A73 & 4x2.0 GHz Cortex-A53)|
|RAM + ROM||3 GB|
|Card Slot||Yes, up to 128 GB via microSD card (uses dedicated slot)|
|Camera Type||Single Lens|
|Camera Sensor(s)||13 megapixel main camera|
Digital image stabilization
White balance settings
Sensor size - 1/2.8"
Pixel size - 1.12 μm
|Video Resolution||1080p@30fps, 720p@30fps|
|Camera Type||Single Lens|
|Camera Features||HDR+, scene recognition, AI FaceID|
|Speaker Location||Chin, below display|
|Audio Jack Type||Yes, 3.5mm audio jack|
|Battery Capacity||Non-removable Li-Ion 3020 mAh battery|
|Talk Time Talk Time is the longest time that a single battery charge will last when you are constantly talking on the phone under perfect conditions, Ambient temperature and highly dependent on the cellular network environment such as the distance to the closest cell network tower.||Up to 19 hours|
|Stand-by||Up to 400 hours|
|Sensors||Fingerprint (side-mounted), accelerometer, proximity, compass|
|Box Contents||Charging Brick / USB cable|