Multiple camera lenses are usually found at the back of smartphones, and when an OEM decided to use dual camera sensor at the front of a smartphone, it is usually in the higher-end smartphone series. But this is not the case with the Huawei Y8S, affordable mid-range device, yet with dual front facing camera. From the front, the phones comes with a 6.5-inch Full-HD+ display, with Apple iPhone X-like notch overhead.
Specification wise, you are getting the HiSilicon Kirin 710 CPU clocked at 2.2GHz, along with Mali-G51 GPU, 4GB RAM and a 64/128GB internal storage, expandable up to 1TB via SD card.
On the camera department, there are two rear sensors, comprising of a 48MP main sensor pegged with 2MP depth sensor, along with a single LED flash. On the front, there are two selfie sensors of 8 MP main snapper and a 2 MP depth sensing lens.
Security options includes a rear placed fingerprint scanner with AI faceID. The phone boot Google Android 9.0 (Pie) out of the box, without GMS. It supports dual SIM with 4G VoLTE network, has Bluetooth 4.2 and a 4000mAh battery out of the box. Other key specifications and silent features of the Honor Y8s are detailed in the table below.
|Technology||GSM / HSPA / LTE|
|2G Network Bands||GSM 850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900 - SIM 1 & SIM 2|
|3G Network Bands||HSDPA 850 / 900 / 1900 / 2100|
|4G Network Bands||LTE band 1(2100), 3(1800), 7(2600), 8(900), 20(800)|
|5G Network Bands||Does not support 5G network|
|Speed||HSPA 42.2/5.76 Mbps, LTE-A (2CA) Cat12 600/50 Mbps|
|Also Known As||
|Dimensions||162.4 x 77.1 x 8.1 mm|
|Build||Front glass, plastic back|
|SIM Type||Single SIM (Nano-SIM) or Dual SIM (Nano-SIM, dual stand-by)|
|Display Type||IPS LCD capacitive touchscreen, 16M colors|
|Size||6.5 inches, 103.7 cm2 (~82.8% screen-to-body ratio)|
|Resolution||1080 x 2340 pixels, 19.5:9 ratio (~396 ppi density)|
|Operating System||Android 9.0 (Pie), EMUI 9.1, HMS|
|Chipset||Huawei Hisilicon Kirin 710 (12 nm)|
|CPU||Octa-core (4x2.2 GHz Cortex-A73 & 4x1.7 GHz Cortex-A53)|
|RAM + ROM||4 GB|
|Card Slot||Yes, up to 1TB via microSD card (uses dedicated slot)|
|Camera Type||Double Lenses|
|Camera Sensor(s)||48MP + 2MP main camera|
Digital image stabilization
White balance settings
Sensor size - 1/2.8"
Pixel size - 1.12 μm
2 MP, depth sensor - second Sensor
|Video Resolution||1080p@30fps, 720p@30fps|
|Camera Type||Double Lenses|
|Camera Sensor(s)||8 MP + 2 MP|
|Speaker Location||Chin, below display|
|Audio Jack Type||Yes, 3.5mm audio jack|
|Bluetooth||Bluetooth 4.2, A2DP, LE|
|GPS||Yes, with A-GPS, GLONASS, BDS|
|Battery Capacity||Non-removable Li-Po 4000 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 29 hours|
|Stand-by||Up to 500 hours|
|Sensors||Fingerprint (side-mounted), accelerometer, proximity, compass|
|Box Contents||Charging Brick / USB cable|