Honor Play 8 Spotted With HD+ Display, Android Pie OS – Here’s All We Know

Recently, Honor announced the View 20 smartphone with an in-display selfie cam and 48MP rear camera. Now, the Honor Play 8 has been spotted on TENAA (Chinese Certification Authority) site. Highlights of the device include HD+ display, octa-core SoC, 3GB RAM, and dual cameras. Read more to find about Honor Play 8 Price in India, Specifications, and Features

Honor Play 8

Price and Availability

A new Honor smartphone (model number JAT-AL00) has been listed on TENAA. As of now, there is no information about the Indian price and launch date. It will come in Black, Blue, Gold, and Red color options.

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Processor 2.3GHz octa-core
Internal Storage 32GB/ 64GB (expandable up to 128GB)
Display 6.088-inch, HD+ (1560 x 720 pixels)
OS Android 9.0 Pie
Primary (Rear) Camera Dual (13MP + 8MP) with flash
Front Camera 8MP
Battery 2920mAh
Dual SIM Yes

As per recent leaks and reports, the new smartphone is powered by a 2.3GHz octa-core processor and 3GB RAM. The 32GB/ 64GB internal storage can be further expanded via a microSD card slot (up to 128GB). It is backed by a 2920mAh battery.

In terms of optics, the Honor Play 8 sports a dual camera setup on the back. It combines a 13-megapixel primary sensor and an 8-megapixel secondary sensor. For selfies and video calling, the handset sports an 8-megapixel front camera.

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  • Dual cameras
  • Android 9.0 Pie OS
  • EMUI 9.0
  • HD+ display
  • Four color options

The Honor Play 8 is likely to Android 9.0 Pie operating system with the company’s latest EMUI 9.0 on top. The upcoming handset is expected to sport a 6.088-inch display with HD+ (1560 x 720 pixels) resolution. It measures 56.28 x 73.5 x 8.0mm and weighs in 150 grams.

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The Honor V20 (View 20) is the company’s first smartphone to sport a display hole and a 48-megapixel Sony IMX586 sensor. It will be officially launched in China on December 26. The global launch will take place in Paris on January 22.

The Honor V20 is being touted as the ‘world’s first in-screen camera smartphone’. It features a small display hole (4.5mm) on the top left corner of the screen. At the back, the new handset sports a 48-megapixel camera with a 1/2.0-inch CMOS sensor, 4-in-1 Light Fusion, 4 times sensor HDR, a dedicated dual NPU, and AI capabilities.

The new smartphone is powered by the latest 7nm octa-core HiSilicon Kirin 980 processor. Additionally, it comes with the GPU Turbo gaming technology and Link Turbo technology (combines Wi-FI and LTE connections with AI capabilities). Honor also claims that the premium handset is designed with 5-axis ring dispensing technology, 0.1mm precision assembly, and a customized camera lens.

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