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Huawei Honor Play 8

Huawei Honor Play 8
$101
Brand: Huawei
Category: Phones
  • Display 5.71-inch pixels 720 x 1520 HD+ display
  • Camera 13 MP Back / 5 MP front
  • Storage 32 GB
  • RAM 2 GB
  • CPU Quad-core 2.0 GHz, Mediatek Helio A22
  • OS Android 9.0 (Pie)

Our Rating

The rating is based on the opinions of users and reliable reviewers.

8.2
  • Design, Built Quality 7 / 10
  • Display Quality 8 / 10
  • Camera Quality 8 / 10
  • Audio & Multimedia 7 / 10
  • OS and Usability 8 / 10
  • Battery Performance 9 / 10

Huawei Honor Play 8 Highlights and Overview

The Honor Play 8 is a midrange Android smartphone from Huawei. The device has a plastic body with a four-sided curved backplate with a stylish design. One-third of the shell is left intact, while the rest has a finely striped texture, which looks very similar to the Huawei Honor Play 8A.

The intact strip is where the single 13MP rear camera is located together with the LED flash, a “13 Megapixel” text, and the Honor brand. Some features of the rear camera includes an f/1.8 lens and supports HDR.

On the front, there is a 5.71-inch screen with 720 x 1520 pixels resolution, and the Honor brand seating below the screen. The device is powered by a Quad-core MediaTek MT6761 Helio A22 CPU clocked at 2.0 GHz, along with PowerVR GE8320 GPU, 2GB RAM and 32GB expandable storage.

The and will be available in purple and black colours, powered by a 3050mAh battery, and will run on EMUI 9 based on Android 9 Pie. It will be equipped with a triple-slot tray – with two SIM slots and one slot for a microSD card of up to 512GB The full specifications and key features of the Honor Play 8 are detailed in the table below.

Huawei Honor Play 8 Full Specifications and Features

NETWORK

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

LAUNCH

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BODY

Dimensions 147.13 x 70.78 x 8.45 mm (6.15 x 2.89 x 0.31 in)
Weight 146 g (5.09 oz)
Build Front/back glass, aluminum frame
SIM Type Dual SIM (Nano-SIM, dual stand-by)

DISPLAY

Display Type IPS LCD capacitive touchscreen, 16M colors
Size 5.71 inches, 91.0 cm2 (~79.2% screen-to-body ratio)
Resolution 720 x 1520 pixels, 19.5:9 ratio (~296 ppi density)

PLATFORM

Operating System Android 9.0 (Pie); EMUI v9
Chipset Mediatek MT6761 Helio A22 (12 nm)
CPU Quad-core CPU (4x2.0 GHz Cortex-A53)
GPU PowerVR GE8320

MEMORY

RAM + ROM 2 GB
Card Slot Yes, up to 512 GB via microSD card (uses dedicated slot)

MAIN CAMERA

Camera Type Single Lens
Camera Sensor(s) 13 megapixel main camera
Camera Features Autofocus
Continuous shooting
Digital zoom
Digital image stabilization
Geotagging
Panorama
HDR
Touch focus
Face detection
White balance settings
ISO settings
Exposure compensation
Self-timer
Scene mode
Sensor size - 1/2.8"
Pixel size - 1.12 μm
Phase detection
6-element lens
Video Resolution 1080p@30fps, 720p@30fps

SELFIE CAMERA

Camera Type Single Lens
Camera Sensor(s) 5-megapixel
Camera Features HDR+, scene recognition, AI FaceID
Video Resolution 720p

SOUND

Loudspeaker Yes
Speaker Location Chin, below display
Audio Jack Type Yes, 3.5mm audio jack

CONNECTIVITY

Bluetooth Bluetooth 4.2
NFC
GPS Yes
FM Radio No

BATTERY

Battery Capacity Non-removable Li-Ion 3050 mAh battery
Wireless Charging No
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

OTHER FEATURES

Sensors Fingerprint (side-mounted), accelerometer, proximity, compass
Box Contents Charging Brick / USB cable

Huawei Honor Play 8 User Reviews and Opinions

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