Honor Play 8 Ultra Budget Smartphone Launched
Huawei’s sub-brand, Honor has launched the Honor Play 8 smartphone which is targeted towards the budget segment. Nevertheless, the device features a contemporary design with glass on the front and plastic on the rear. Going by its price and specs, it competes against the likes of the Realme C2 and the Redmi 7a.
- Screen- 5.71 inch LCD, 1520 x 720 px, 294 ppi
- Rear Camera- 13 MP, f/1.8
- Front Camera- 5 MP, f/2.2
- Battery- 3020 mAh
- Chipset- Helio A22
- CPU- Quad Core, 2.0 GHz
- GPU- IMG GE8300
- OS- Android 9, EMUI
- Connectivity Options- 802.11 ac Wi-Fi, Bluetooth 4.2, 3.5 mm jack, GPS, Dual 4G, Micro USB port
- Storage- 2 GB + 32 GB, expandable upto 512 GB
Honor Play 8 Features and Design
The front of the Honor Play 8 is dominated by a 5.71 inch LCD display that has a resolution of 1520 x 720 px and a pixel density of 294 ppi. The display also features a water drop notch on top which houses the 5 MP selfie camera.
The rear of the Honor Play 8 has an attractive dual tone rear panel which houses the company branding and 13 MP camera along with an LED flash. The smartphone is kitted with the Helio A22 chipset which consists of a quad core CPU clocked at 2.0 GHz and the IMG GE8300 GPU.
The Honor 8 Play is powered by a 3020 mAh battery which supports 10 W charging. Connectivity options on the smartphone include GPS, Dual 4G, 802.11 ac Wi-Fi, Bluetooth 4.2 and bottom mounted 3.5 mm jack audio jack, micro USB port which can be used for charging and data transfer. The device is offered in a single storage variant for which the price is as follows:
- 2 GB + 32 GB- CNY 599 (around Rs 5990)
Besides, the inbuilt storage it also supports memory expansion upto 512 GB via a dedicated MicroSD card slot.
To sum it up, the Honor 8 Play with an affordable price and modern design is a good option for users looking for a device in this segment. Details about the launch of the smartphone in India are currently unavailable.