Honor Play 8 is an entry-level Android phone for $120

Honor Play 8 Quick Specs: entry-level Android 9 Pie smartphone. Announced July 2019. Features a 5.71-inch LCD display, Helio A22 chipset, 5 MP selfie camera, 13 MP single rear camera, 2 GB RAM, 32 GB internal memory, and a 3020 mAh battery.

Honor is a sub-brand of Huawei. It is focused on budget smartphones and sells via online channels.

Honor Play 8 Specs and Features

Wireless Network and Software

  • 2G mobile network bands: GSM, GPRS, EDGE 900 / 1800 / 1900 MHz.
  • 3G mobile network bands: UMTS, WCDMA, HSDPA 900 / 2100 MHz
  • 4G mobile network bands: LTE 1(2100) / 3(1800) / 5(850) / 40(2300) / 41(2500)
  • 5G mobile network bands: No.
  • SIM Type: Nano-SIM, Dual SIM
  • Software / OS: Android 9 Pie + EMUI 9

Design, Form Factor, Appearance

  • Dimensions: 157.2 X 76.25 X 8.05 mm
  • Weight: g
  • Display: 5.71 inches, 720 x 1520 pixels, 19:9 aspect ratio, IPS LCD screen with a waterdrop notch.
  • Colours: Black.
  • Physical Build: Platic.
Honor Play 8 specs
Honor Play 8 specs and features

Internal Hardware Specs

  • Processor Type: 64-bit, 1.8 GHz Octa-core, Cortex-A53
  • Processor Name: Mediatek Helio A22
  • Graphics Processor:  ‎
  • RAM: 2 GB
  • Internal Storage: 32 GB
  • External Storage: microSD, up to 512 GB (dedicated slot)

Photography, Video Recording

  • Rear Camera: 13 MP single camera, f1.8 Aperture, LED flash, 1080p@30fps video recording
  • Front-facing Camera: 5 MP, f2.2 Aperture, Face Recognition, 1080p@30fps video capture.

Honor Play 8 back

Audio, Video Playback

  • Music Support: PCM, AAC / AAC + / eAAC + / MP3 / AMR – NB / WB / APE
  • Audio: 3.5 mm audio jack
  • Loudspeaker: Mono speakers
  • Video Support: H.264/MP4/MPEG4 player
  • FM Radio:

Sensors

  • Digital Compass: No.
  • Accelerometer:
  • Proximity Sensor:
  • Ambient Light Sensor:
  • Barometer: No.
  • Pedometer: No.
  • Heart Rate Monitor: No.
  • Gyroscope (G-Sensor): No.
  • Fingerprint Scanner:
  • Face Unlock: Yes.
  • Iris Scanner: No.
  • Motion Sensing / Gesture Control: No.
  • Voice Control:
  • Intelligent Digital Assistant:
  • Infra-red Senor: No.

Connectivity Options

  • Bluetooth: v4.2, A2DP
  • WiFi: Wi-Fi 802.11 b/g/n, hotspot
  • GPS: Yes, A-GPS, GLONASS.
  • USB: microUSB v2.0.
  • NFC: No.

Miscellaneous Specs and Features

  • Battery Type and Capacity: Non-Removable Lithium-Ion 3020 mAh
  • Battery Charging: 5V/1A Standard Charging
  • Reverse Charging: No.
  • Announced: July 2019
  • Market Availability: July 2019

Honor Play 8 Price and Availability

  • Country Availability: China. Global.
  • Price: $120 .CNY599. That is about NGN43,000.

It is available online from vendors like D.Phone, JD, Vmall, TMall, and Suning.

MobilityArena Buyer’s Guide Verdict

The Honor Play 8 is an entry-level Android smartphone with a $120 price tag. The specs and features are not bad at all for the price.

Honor Play 8 Review Rating

We are yet to review the Honor Play 8 and so do not have a review rating for it yet. This section will be updated with our review rating and a link to the review page, as soon as we have a review ready.

Disclaimer: While we take the pains to ensure accuracy, we can not guarantee that the specs and  information on this page about the Honor Play 8 are 100% correct. If you think that any information for the current phone is wrong or missing, please contact us.

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