The Honor 8A is a budget phone that surprisingly comes with NFC. It has a big display suitable for watching media and comes with an efficient processor, user-friendly operating system, and a trendy design.
Design & Display
Honor 8A has a beautiful dual-textured design, with a polycarbonate body accompanied by a glossy part that has excellent build quality. It is good to know that there is a protective film with an oleophobic coating on the glass for better protection. The Multiple-point touch-sensitive screen is a 6.9 inches Dewdrop FullView Display with a 1560×720 resolution and an aspect ratio of 19.5:9.
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, Red, and Gold.
Operating System & UI
The operating system on Honor 8A is EMUI 9 on Android 9(Pie), which is user friendly and easy to work with. EMUI provides Screen unlocking, Amazon, Booking.com, Huawei App Gallery, and a lot of themes.
As for Biometric Security, you can use the Fingerprint Scanner or Face Unlock.
Internal design & Performance
The chipset used in Honor 8A is an Octa-core MTK MT6765, which is well-suited for simple applications and everyday use. App management is improved by artificial intelligence to give you smooth, lag-free operation all the time.
As for the memory, it comes with 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 an 8M 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.
As for video recording, you can shoot 1080p videos at 30fps with great quality.
Some features of the camera setup are manual mode, panorama and HDR.
The Honor 8A has a non-removable Li-Po 3020 mAh battery that lasts a day.
This smartphone comes with an earpiece speaker, and a multimedia speaker that produce loud and clear sounds thanks to SmartPA.
Some features of the Honor 8A are NFC, accelerometer, light sensor, Wireless FM Radio, and proximity. It also comes with a Dual SIM Slot and a Micro SD slot.
The Honor 8A offers a decent screen, acceptable camera setup at an affordable price, making it an excellent choice for people who want to switch from their feature phone to a smartphone.
|Technology||GSM / HSPA / LTE|
|Announced||2020, April 10|
|Status||Available. Released 2020, April 15|
|Weight||150 g (5.29 oz)|
|SIM||Dual SIM (Nano-SIM, dual stand-by)|
|Type||IPS LCD capacitive touchscreen, 16M colors|
|Size||6.09 inches, 91.0 cm2 (~79.2% screen-to-body ratio)|
|Resolution||720 x 1560 pixels, 19.5:9 ratio (~282 ppi density)|
|OS||Android 9.0 (Pie), EMUI 9|
|Chipset||Mediatek MT6765 Helio P35 (12nm)|
|Card slot||microSDXC (dedicated slot)|
|Internal||64GB 3GB RAM eMMC 5.1|
|Features||LED flash, HDR, panorama|
|Single||8 MP, f/2.0|
|Single||13 MP, f/1.8, PDAF|
|WLAN||Wi-Fi 802.11 b/g/n, Wi-Fi Direct, hotspot|
|Bluetooth||4.2, A2DP, LE|
|GPS||Yes, with A-GPS, GLONASS, GALILEO, BDS|
|USB||2.0, Type-C 1.0 reversible connector, USB On-The-Go|
|Sensors||Fingerprint (rear-mounted), accelerometer, gyro, proximity, compass|