Honor 8S (2019)
The Honor 8S is a budget phone that has a big display suitable for watching media. There have been some upgrades such as a better processor, a more user-friendly operating system, and a trendier design. Its beautiful design comes with great battery endurance at an affordable price.
Design & Display
Honor 8S has a beautiful design, with a glass front accompanied by polycarbonate back and frame.
The screen is a 5.71 inches IPS LCD with a 720 x 1520resolution. It has an aspect ratio of 19:9, which leads to 295 PPI pixel density.
There is a blue light filter for eye comfort that lowers light and clears the harmful blue light to protect your eyes.
The colors offered for this model are Black, Blue and Gold.
Operating System & UI
The operating system on Honor 8S is EMUI 9 on Android 9(Pie), which is user friendly and easy to work with.
EMUI provides Face Unlock, app drawer, gesture navigation, file safe and a lot of themes and icons.
Internal design & Performance
The chipset used in Honor 8S is Mediatek MT6761 Helio A22, which is well-suited for simple applications and everyday use and is an upgrade compared to 7S.
As for the memory, it comes with a 2/3GB RAM and an option of 32/64GB memory storage.
This smartphone comes with a great camera setup containing a main 13 MP that delivers decent detailed images. The selfie camera has a 5M lens and offers beautification filters. Both cameras have LED Flash for better image quality. The pictures taken by this camera are beautiful, sharp and detailed.
Some features of the camera setup are HDR mode, autofocus, Panorama, Beauty mode and Pro mode.
As for video recording, you can shoot 1080p videos at 30fps with great quality.
The Honor 8S has a non-removable Li-Ion 3020 mAh battery that lasts a whole day and supports Smart battery management.
This smartphone has a single speaker that produces loud and clear sounds. It supports Loud Voice Call and comes with a larger Receiver Volume for a high-quality experience in noisy environments. Now you can adjust the volume according to the environment condition.
Some features of the Honor 8S are accelerometer, light sensor, gyro, FM Radio and proximity. It also comes with a Dual SIM Slot and a Micro SD slot.
The Honor 8S is a great budget phone that offers a beautiful design, bright display, decent camera setup and enduring battery. It is an excellent choice for people who want to switch from their feature phone to a smartphone.
|Technology||GSM / HSPA / LTE|
|Status||Available. Released 2019, April|
|Dimensions||147.1 x 70.8 x 8.5 mm (5.79 x 2.79 x 0.33 in)|
|Weight||146 g (5.15 oz)|
|Build||Glass front, plastic back, plastic frame|
|SIM||Single SIM (Nano-SIM) or Dual SIM (Nano-SIM, dual stand-by)|
|Type||IPS LCD capacitive touchscreen, 16M colors|
|Size||5.71 inches, 81.4 cm2 (~78.1% screen-to-body ratio)|
|Resolution||720 x 1520 pixels, 19:9 ratio (~295 ppi density)|
|OS||Android 9.0 (Pie), EMUI 9|
|Chipset||Mediatek MT6761 Helio A22 (12 nm)|
|CPU||Quad-core 2.0 GHz Cortex-A53|
|Card slot||microSDXC (dedicated slot)|
|Internal||32GB 2GB RAM, 64GB 3GB RAM|
|Features||LED flash, HDR, panorama|
|Single||13 MP, f/1.8, PDAF|
|Single||5 MP, f/2.2|
|WLAN||Wi-Fi 802.11 b/g/n, Wi-Fi Direct, hotspot|
|Bluetooth||5.0, A2DP, LE|
|GPS||Yes, with A-GPS, GLONASS, BDS|
|Models||KSE-LX9, KSA-LX9, KSA-LX2|