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Huawei Honor Play 8A

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Huawei Honor Play 8A review: specs and price

Huawei Honor Play 8A
Huawei Honor Play 8A
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Why is Huawei Honor Play 8A better than the average?

  • Battery power
    3020mAhvs2670.24mAh
  • CPU speed
    4 x 2.3GHz & 4 x 1.8GHzvs6.4GHz
  • Screen size
    6.01"vs5.08"
  • RAM
    3GBvs2.24GB
  • Megapixels
    13MPvs11.71MP
  • Front camera megapixels
    8MPvs5.43MP
  • Internal storage
    64GBvs29.93GB
  • Weight
    150gvs152.2g

Top specs and features

Design

1.Weather sealed
Huawei Honor Play 8A

Device is protected with extra seals to prevent failures due to any kind of weather.

For example

Samsung Galaxy S10

2.thickness

8mm

Best

Asus Zenfone AR 64GB

4.6mm

3.weight

150g

Best

Palm Phone

62.5g

4.width

73.5mm

Best

Vertu Signature for Bentley

42mm

5.height

156.3mm

Best

Motorola FlipOut

67mm

6.volume

91.9cm³

Best

Palm Phone

36.17cm³

Display

1.resolution

720 x 1560px

Best

Sony Xperia H8541

2160 x 4320px

2.pixel density

286ppi

Best

Sony Xperia H8541

847ppi

3.has branded damage resistant glass
Huawei Honor Play 8A

Damage resistant glass (such as Corning Gorilla Glass or Asahi Dragontrail Glass) is thin, lightweight, and can withstand high levels of force.

For example

Samsung Galaxy S10

4.screen size

6.01"

The bigger the screen size is, the better the user experience.

Best

Huawei Mate 20 X

7.2"

5.Has an AMOLED display
Huawei Honor Play 8A

AMOLED displays, also known as active matrix OLED displays, offer higher refresh rates and consume less power than other types of displays.

For example

Samsung Galaxy S10

6.has a touch screen
Huawei Honor Play 8A

You can operate the device easily, by pressing the screen with your fingers.

Performance

1.OpenGL version

3.1 (Android 9.0 Pie)

OpenGL is used in games, with newer versions supporting better graphics.

Best

蘋果iPhone 5S 銀色

4

2.RAM

3GB

Best

Samsung Galaxy S10 Plus

12GB

3.Uses big.LITTLE technology
Huawei Honor Play 8A

Using big.LITTLE technology, a chip can switch between two sets of processor cores in order to maximise performance and battery life. For example, when playing a game the more powerful cores will be used to increase performance, whereas checking e-mail will use the less powerful cores to maximise battery life.

4.CPU speed

4 x 2.3GHz & 4 x 1.8GHz

Best

Meizu Pro 7 Plus 64GB

10 x 2.6GHz

5.has an external memory slot
Huawei Honor Play 8A

The device has a standard memory slot (such as an SD or micro SD card slot) so that you can either extend the internal storage with affordable memory modules or you can retrieve data, such as photographs, easily from a memory card.

6.internal storage

64GB

Best

Smartisan Nut R1

1024GB

Cameras

1.megapixels

13MP

Best

Huawei Mate 20 X

40 & 20 & 8MP

2.has built-in optical image stabilization
Huawei Honor Play 8A

Optical image stabilization uses gyroscopic sensors to detect the vibrations of the camera. The lens adjusts the optical path accordingly, ensuring that any type of motion blur is corrected before the sensor captures the image.

For example

Samsung Galaxy S10

3.front camera megapixels

8MP

Best

Wiko View2 Pro

16 & 16MP

4.video recording (main camera)

1080 x 30fps

The maximum resolution available for videos shot with the main camera. Although it may be possible to choose among other frame rates, those recordings usually have lower resolutions.

Best

Samsung Galaxy S10

2160 x 60fps

5.widest aperture

f/1.8

With a wider aperture the sensor can capture more light, helping to avoid blur by enabling a faster shutter speed. It also provides a shallow depth of field, allowing you to blur the background to focus attention on the subject.

Best

Vivo NEX 2

1.3 & 1.8 & 1.8f

6.Has phase detection autofocus for photos
Huawei Honor Play 8A

A phase detection autofocus is much faster than a contrast detection autofocus, allowing for sharper images.

For example

Samsung Galaxy S10

Audio

1.has stereo speakers
Huawei Honor Play 8A

Devices with stereo speakers deliver sound from independent channels on both left and right sides, creating a richer sound and a better experience.

For example

Samsung Galaxy S10

2.has a socket for a 3.5 mm audio jack
Huawei Honor Play 8A

With a standard mini jack socket, you can use the device with most headphones.

3.number of microphones

2

More microphones result in better sound quality and enable the device to filter out background noise.

Best

Motorola Moto Z3

4

4.Has a radio
Huawei Honor Play 8A

A built-in FM radio tuner allows you to listen to most of the live-broadcasted FM radio stations without using the internet.

5.Has dedicated media keys
Huawei Honor Play 8A

Phones with physical keyboards have dedicated media keys, such as: play, stop, next, previous, volume up/down, etc.

For example

Blu Vivo One Plus (2019)

Battery

1.battery power

3020mAh

Best

Energizer Power Max P16K Pro

16000mAh

2.Has an ultra power save mode
Huawei Honor Play 8A

The device can save battery by using just a black-and-white screen with a few basic icons. This means even with a small amount of battery, you can keep the device running for a long time.

For example

Oppo A7

3.has a removable battery
Huawei Honor Play 8A

The battery is removable and can be replaced by the user if broken.

For example

Nokia 130 (2017) Dual SIM

4.wireless charging
Huawei Honor Play 8A

The manufacturer offers a branded wireless charging kit. To charge the device, you simply put it down on its charging base.

For example

Samsung Galaxy S10

5.Supports fast charging
Huawei Honor Play 8A

Fast charging technologies, like Qualcomm’s Quick Charge or MediaTek’s Pump Express, are used to reduce the time it takes to charge a device. For example, with Quick Charge 3.0, the battery can be charged to 50% in just 30 minutes.

For example

Samsung Galaxy S10

6.has a battery level indicator
Huawei Honor Play 8A

An indicator shows you when the device has low battery.

Features

1.Is a multi-user system
Huawei Honor Play 8A
2.Has offline voice recognition
Huawei Honor Play 8A

Offline voice recognition enables you to perform voice actions, like dictating texts or using various voice commands, without an internet connection.

3.Supports Java
Huawei Honor Play 8A
4.Is free and open source
Huawei Honor Play 8A

Anyone is free to use, copy, study, and change the software in any way, and the source code is openly shared so that people are encouraged to voluntarily improve the design of the software.

5.Allows app installs on the device's external storage
Huawei Honor Play 8A
6.Has sharing intents
Huawei Honor Play 8A

If an app has sharing capabilities and the developers have indicated it, the app will automatically appear in your list of sharing options. Some OS’s limit direct sharing options to a select few apps, which means you have to open apps separately in order to upload the files you want to share.

Miscellaneous

1.has AF tracking
Huawei Honor Play 8A

With AF tracking, once you choose the subject and press the shutter release part way down, as the subject moves, the autofocus will follow it. No more out of focus shots.

For example

Motorola Moto G7

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