HONOR 8A Pro with 6-inch waterdrop notch display, Android 9.0 (Pie) announced

HUAWEI’s HONOR brand has introduced  HONOR 8A Pro, the company’s latest budget smartphone in Russia. It was introduced in China as Honor Play 8A earlier this year, has a 6-inch HD+ waterdrop notch display with 87% screen-to-body ratio, is powered by MediaTek Helio P35 12nm SoC with 3GB of RAM, runs Android 9.0 (Oreo), and has a 13-megapixel rear camera with f/1.8 aperture, and an 8-megapixel front camera.

It has a fingerprint sensor, unlike the Chinese model, comes with face unlock that can scan 1024 facial points, features dedicated dual SIM and microSD card slots and packs a 3000mAh battery.

Honor Play 8A specifications

  • 6-inch (1560 × 720 pixels) HD+ 19:5:9 2.5D curved glass display
  • 2.3GHz Octa-Core (ARM Cortex A53) MediaTek Helio P35 12nm Processor with 680 MHz IMG PowerVR GE8320 GPU
  • 3GB RAM, 64GB storage, expandable memory up to 512GB with microSD
  • Android 9.0 (Pie) with EMUI 9.0
  • Dual SIM (nano + nano + microSD)
  • 13MP rear camera with LED flash, f/1.8 aperture
  • 8MP front-facing camera with f/2.0 aperture
  • Fingerprint sensor
  • Dimensions: 156.28×73.5×8.0mm; Weight: 150g
  • Dual 4G VoLTE, Wi-Fi 802.11 b/g/n, Bluetooth 4.2, GPS + GLONASS
  • 3020mAh battery

The Honor Play 8A comes in Black and Blue colors, is priced at 13,990 rubles (US$ 217 / Rs. 15,055 approx.) and is already on sale in Russia.


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