Huawei is on a roll. After announcing the Y5 Lite smartphone in Pakistan last week, a new smartphone has now been spotted at an online store in China. The Honor Play 8A has been listed on retail site Vmall revealing design, specifications, and pricing details. The smartphone is seen sporting a waterdrop-shaped notch, 6.008-inch HD+ display, and 3GB RAM as well. It is listed to be powered by the Helio P35 SoC, and run on the latest Android 9 Pie software.
Honor Play 8A price, availability, design
The Honor Play 8A has been listed on Vmall to be priced at CNY 799 – approximately $116. The smartphone is up for sale, with a delivery estimate pegged for mid-January. It is listed in Midnight Black, Aurora Blue, and Platinum Gold color options. As mentioned, the Honor Play 8A is seen to sport a waterdrop-shaped notch and a slight chin at the bottom of the display. At the back, there is a single camera with LED flash setup stacked vertically and a bottom edge is where the Micro-USB port, the speaker grille, and top edge with the 3.5mm audio jack, and the right edge is where the volume and power buttons sit.
Honor Play 8A Specifications
Coming to specifications, the Honor Play 8A runs on EMUI 9.0 based on Android 9 Pie. The dual-SIM device sports a 6.008-inch HD+ (1560×720 pixels) FullView TFT LCD display. It is powered by the MediaTek MT7665 Helio P35 octa-core SoC paired with 3GB RAM. Inbuilt storage offered is at 32GB with the option to expand further using a hybrid microSD card slot (up to 512GB).
Imaging wise, the Honor Play 8A offers a 13-megapixel rear sensor with autofocus, f/1.8 aperture, and flash support. Up front, there is an 8-megapixel sensor with f/2.0 aperture and Face unlock support. The smartphone packs a 3020mAh battery and connectivity options include 4G VoLTE, Bluetooth 4.2, Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac, USB OTG, FM Radio, GPS, and more.