Honor 8S Launched With Dewdrop Notch, MediaTek Helio A22 SoC

Popular Huawei sub-brand has launched a new smartphone in the Russian market. The new Honor 8S comes with similar specs as the recently launched announced Huawei Y5 2019. It sports a dewdrop-shaped display notch and dual-texture body. Read more to find about Honor 8S Price in India, Specifications, and Features

Honor 8S

Price and Availability

Price RUB 8,490 (approx Rs 8,900)

The Honor 8S is listed on the Huawei Russia website with a price tag of RUB 8,490 (approx Rs 8,900). As of now, there is no information about the Indian price or launch date.

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Processor MediaTek Helio A22 (MT6761)
Internal Storage 32GB (expandable up to 512GB)
Display 5.71-inch, HD+ (720 x 1520 pixels), 18.5:9 aspect ratio, 84.6% screen-to-body ratio
OS Android 9 Pie, EMUI 9.0
Primary (Rear) Camera 13MP with flash
Front Camera 5MP
Battery 3,020mAh
Dual SIM Yes

The new smartphone is powered by a quad-core MediaTek Helio A22 (MT6761) processor along with 2GB RAM. The 16GB/ 32GB internal storage can be further expanded via a dedicated microSD card slot (up to 512GB). It is backed by a 3,020mAh battery.

In terms of optics, the Honor 8S sports a 13-megapixel auto-focus camera (f/1.8 aperture) on the back. For selfies and video calling, it sports a 5-megapixel fixed-focus front camera with an f/2.2 aperture.

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  • 13MP rear camera
  • Face unlock
  • HD+ display
  • Dewdrop notch
  • Faux-leather finish
  • Android 9 Pie OS
  • EMUI 9.0
  • 4G LTE
  • Wi-Fi
  • Bluetooth
  • GPS
  • Micro-USB port
  • Dual-SIM
  • Three color options

The Honor 8S runs Android 9 Pie operating system with EMUI 9.0 on top. It supports Face Unlock feature, Connectivity options include 4G LTE, Wi-Fi 802.11 b/g/n, Bluetooth 5.0, GPS, and a Micro-USB port.

The dual-SIM smartphone sports a 5.71-inch display with HD+ (720 x 1520 pixels) resolution, 18.5:9 aspect ratio, and an 84.6 percent screen-to-body ratio. It measures 147.13 x 70.78 x 8.45mm and weighs 146 grams.

The Honor 8S comes in three color options – Black, Blue, and Gold. The handset also features a dewdrop-shaped display notch and a dual-texture body.

On the other hand, the Huawei Y5 2019 features a faux-leather finish. It uses an anti-fingerprint, wear-resistant, and anti-dirty material. The Huawei handset will be available in four color options – Modern Black, Midnight Black, Sapphire Blue, and Amber Brown

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