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Huawei Y8S

Huawei Y8S
$165
Brand: Huawei
Category: Phones
  • Display 6.5-inch 1080 x 2340 pixels IPS Screen
  • Camera 48MP + 2MP Back / 8MP + 2MP front
  • Storage 64/128 GB
  • RAM 4 GB
  • CPU Octa-core 2.2 GHz, HiSilicon Kirin 710
  • OS Android 9.0 (Pie)

Our Rating

The review rating is based on accessment of the device by experts, and opinions of trusted YouTube reviewers.

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

Huawei Y8S Highlights and Overview

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.

Huawei Y8S Full Specifications and Features

NETWORK

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

LAUNCH

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BODY

Dimensions 162.4 x 77.1 x 8.1 mm
Weight 180 grams
Build Front glass, plastic back
SIM Type Single SIM (Nano-SIM) or Dual SIM (Nano-SIM, dual stand-by)

DISPLAY

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)

PLATFORM

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)
GPU Mali-G51 MP4

MEMORY

RAM + ROM 4 GB
Card Slot Yes, up to 1TB via microSD card (uses dedicated slot)

MAIN CAMERA

Camera Type Double Lenses
Camera Sensor(s) 48MP + 2MP 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
2 MP, depth sensor - second Sensor
Video Resolution 1080p@30fps, 720p@30fps

SELFIE CAMERA

Camera Type Double Lenses
Camera Sensor(s) 8 MP + 2 MP
Camera Features HDR
scene recognition,
AI FaceID
Video Resolution 1080p@30fps

SOUND

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

CONNECTIVITY

Bluetooth Bluetooth 4.2, A2DP, LE
NFC
GPS Yes, with A-GPS, GLONASS, BDS

BATTERY

Battery Capacity Non-removable Li-Po 4000 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 29 hours
Stand-by Up to 500 hours

OTHER FEATURES

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

Huawei Y8S User Reviews and Opinions

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