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Honor 8S 2020

Honor 8S 2020
Brand: Huawei
Category: Smartphones
  • Camera: 13 MP, f/1.8, PDAF
  • Processor: Quad-core 2.0 GHz Cortex-A53
  • RAM: 3 GB
  • Storage: 64 GB
  • Display: 5.71 inches, IPS LCD
  • Battery: 3020 mAh battery

Our Rating

Overall rating is based on a singular usage by an expert at Techyangu.

6.7 3.4 1
  • Display 6 / 10
  • Design 7 / 10
  • Camera 6 / 10
  • Performance 7 / 10
  • Battery 6 / 10
  • Usability 8 / 10
  • Connectivity 7 / 10

Huawei Honor 8S 2020 price in Kenya

In Kenya, the price of Huawei Honor 8S 2020 is in the region of 16,666 shillings. The Honor 8S is a budget smartphone available in Kenya with features such as a 5.71″ FullView Dewdrop Display, 13 MP Camera, and a Wide Aperture Lens. It also comes with 64GB, 3GB RAM, and a 3020 mAh battery. 

Features

  • Price in Kenya: 16,666 shillings
  • Dimensions: 147.1 x 70.8 x 8.5 mm
  • Weight: 146 g
  • Build: Glass front, plastic back, plastic frame
  • SIM: Single SIM (Nano-SIM) or Dual SIM (Nano-SIM, dual stand-by)
  • DISPLAY: 5.71 inches, 81.4 cm2
  • 720 x 1520 pixels, 19:9 ratio (~295 ppi density)
  • IPS LCD capacitive touchscreen, 16M colors
  • OS: Android 9.0 (Pie); EMUI 9, Google Play Services
  • Chipset: Mediatek MT6761 Helio A22 (12 nm)
  • CPU: Quad-core 2.0 GHz Cortex-A53
  • GPU: PowerVR GE8320
  • INTERNAL: 64GB 3GB RAM (eMMC 5.1)
  • microSDXC (dedicated slot)
  • Main camera: 13 MP, f/1.8, PDAF
  • 1080p@30/60fps
  • LED flash, HDR, panorama
  • Selfie: 5 MP, f/2.2
  • Comms: Wi-Fi 802.11 b/g/n, Wi-Fi Direct, hotspot
  • Bluetooth: 5.0, A2DP, LE
  • GPS with A-GPS, GLONASS, BDS
  • micro USB 2.0
  • Accelerometer, proximity
  • Non-removable Li-Po 3020 mAh battery

Huawei Honor 8S 2020 comes in three colors options namely Black, Brown, and Blue. The phone comes with 64GB of internal storage and has 3GB of RAM. The Honor 8S 2020 is powered by Android 9.0 (Pie); EMUI 9 and does have support for Google Play Services. The Honor 8S 2020 has a main 13 MP (Single) and a 5 MP, f/2.2 selfie camera. This phone is powered by a Quad-core 2.0 GHz Cortex-A53 CPU and has a rather low capacity 3020 mAh battery.

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Honor 8S 2020 - Specs

Summary

  • Display
    5.71 inches, IPS LCD
  • Chipset Chipset is a group of integrated circuits designed to perform one or a more dedicated functions, often with real time computing constraints, Popular smartphones are equipped with more advanced embedded chipsets that can do many different tasks depending on their programming.
    Mediatek MT6761 Helio A22 (12 nm)
  • Internal Storage Internal Storage is a data storage space (flash memory) mostly used in smartphones, tablets and other electronic devices where operating system, apps, music, photos, videos, files and other user data Is stored.
    64 GB
  • RAM (Memory) RAM (Random Access Memory) is a type of computer memory that can be accessed randomly, any byte of memory can be accessed without touching the preceding bytes that allows information to be stored and accessed quickly from random locations. RAM is the most common type of memory found in computer systems, smartphones, tablets and other electronic devices.
    3 GB
  • Battery
    3020 mAh battery
  • Front Camera
    5 MP, f/2.2
  • Rear Camera
    13 MP, f/1.8, PDAF

General

  • Device Type
    Huawei
  • Model
    Honor 8S
  • Announced
    2020, May
  • Released
    01 June, 2020
  • Status
    Coming Soon
  • Price
    16,666 Kenya shillings

Design

  • Type Design Type called form factor refers to a mobile phone's size, shape, and style as well as the layout and position of major components of phone. There are three major form factors seen in mobile phones => bar phones, folding phones and sliding phones.
    Bar
  • Dimensions
    147.1 x 70.8 x 8.5 mm
  • Weight
    146 g
  • Protection
    Glass front, plastic back, plastic frame
  • Colors
    Black, Blue

Display

  • Display Type Display Technology => A number of display technologies and types used in mobile phones => TFT (Thin Film Transistor), IPS (In-Place Switching), OLED (Organic Light Emitting Diode), AMOLED (Active-Matrix Organic Light-Emitting Diode), Super AMOLED (an even advanced version of AMOLED), Resistive Touchscreen (Resistive touchscreens contain two layer of conductive material with a very small gap between them which acts as a resistance), Capacitive Touchsceen (Capacitive touchscreen technology consists of a layer of glass coated with a transparent conductor)
    IPS LCD
  • Size
    5.71 inches, 81.4 cm2
  • Resolution
    720 x 1520 pixels
  • Display Colors Display Colors is refers to the number of different shades of colors that the screen is capable of displaying => 64K colors, 256K colors and 16 million colors, Obviously 16M is highest available range of colors and better than others.
    16 M
  • Pixel Density Pixel Density (PPI) is refers to the concentration of pixels on a particular display, measured in pixels per inch (ppi). Pixel density is calculated by dividing the diagonal pixel resolution of a display by its diagonal size, higher pixel density better display quality.
    ~295 ppi density
  • Touch Screen
    Yes
  • Display Protection Display Protection => Gorilla Glass is a special alkali-aluminosilicate glass shield with exceptional damage resistance that helps protect mobile displays from scratches, drops, and bumps of everyday use, It is always better to go for a smartphone with Gorilla Glass for that added protection and peace of mind.
    Not specified

Camera

  • Primary Camera is able to capture photographs and usually videos, The most important characteristics of a camera are the resolution (measured in megapixels), lens focus type (fixed or automatic), higher megapixel cameras are known to capture higher quality photos, but not always a good measurement of the photos quality.
    13 MP, f/1.8, PDAF
  • Video
    1080p@30fps
  • Camera Features
    LED flash, HDR, panorama
  • Flash Flash Light => There is commonly two types of flash lights are used in camera mobile phones, LED Flash (LED flash offers lower power consumption with drive circuitry that takes up very little room, LEDs can be strobed faster than any other light source), Xenon Flash (xenon flash produces an extremely intense full-spectrum white light for a very short duration)
    Yes
  • Secondary
    5 MP, f/2.2

Hardware

  • Chipset Chipset is a group of integrated circuits designed to perform one or a more dedicated functions, often with real time computing constraints, Popular smartphones are equipped with more advanced embedded chipsets that can do many different tasks depending on their programming.
    Mediatek MT6761 Helio A22 (12 nm)
  • CPU CPU (Central Processing Unit) mostly known as processors, CPU processes instructions in order to carry out certain functions that make your device operate properly. Processors are often described as the brain of computers, smartphones and tablets, Smartphones and tablets rely on processors to carry out their every task, Processors are an incredibly important factor in selecting any type of computing device, including your smartphone.
    Quad-core 2.0 GHz Cortex-A53
  • GPU GPU (Graphics Processing Unit) is a single-chip processor designed to rapidly manipulate and alter memory to accelerate the creation of images in a frame buffer intended for output to a display, This includes things such as lighting effects, object transformations, and 3D motion.
    PowerVR GE8320
  • RAM (Memory) RAM (Random Access Memory) is a type of computer memory that can be accessed randomly, any byte of memory can be accessed without touching the preceding bytes that allows information to be stored and accessed quickly from random locations. RAM is the most common type of memory found in computer systems, smartphones, tablets and other electronic devices.
    3 GB
  • Internal Storage Internal Storage is a data storage space (flash memory) mostly used in smartphones, tablets and other electronic devices where operating system, apps, music, photos, videos, files and other user data Is stored.
    64 GB
  • Card Slot Memory Card Slot is a special slot for inserting a memory card. Memory cards allow you to expand the phone's built-in memory, A memory card (sometimes called a flash memory card or a storage card) is a small storage medium used to store data such as text, pictures, audio, and video, for use on small, portable or remote computing devices such as mobile phones, mp3 players, digital cameras.
    microSDXC (dedicated slot)
  • Sensors Sensors are electronic components that detects and responds to some type of input from the physical environment. The specific input could be light, heat, motion, moisture, pressure and location, The output is generally a signal that is converted to use in computing systems, a location sensor, such as a GPS receiver is able to detect current location of your electronic device.
    Accelerometer, proximity

Software

  • Operating System OS => Every computer system run on a base software called Operating System (OS). Operating System controls all basic operations of the computer (such as smartphone, PDAs, tablet computers and other handheld devices). The Operating System allows the user to install and run third party applications (apps), apps are used to add new functionality to the device.
    Android 9.0 (Pie)
  • User Interface UI or user interface of a device is the look and feel of the on-screen menu system. How it works, its color scheme, how it responds to button presses, all of these things are part of the user interface.
    EMUI 9, Google Play Services
  • Facebook Facebook is a popular free social networking website that allows registered users to create profiles, upload photos and video, send messages and keep in touch with friends, family and colleagues. The site is available in 37 different languages.
  • Youtube Youtube is a popular free video-sharing website, Youtube is the largest video sharing site in the world, Millions of users around the world have created accounts on the site that allow them to upload videos that anyone can watch.

Battery

  • Battery Type Battery Type => Cell phones run on various kinds of batteries depending on the manufacturer, phone size or shape and features. There are basically four types of cell phone batteries => Lithium Polymer, Lithium Ion, Nickel Metal Hydride and Nickel Cadmium.
    Li-Ion (Lithium Ion)
  • Capacity Battery Capacity is a measure (typically in Amp-hr) of the charge stored by the battery, and is determined by the mass of active material contained in the battery. The battery capacity represents the maximum amount of energy that can be extracted from the battery under certain conditions.
    3020 mAh battery
  • Placement
    Non-removable
  • Wireless Charging Wireless Charging (Inductive Charging) uses an electromagnetic field to transfer energy between two objects. This is usually done with a charging station. Energy is sent through an inductive coupling to an electrical device, which can then use that energy to charge batteries or run the device.
    No

Network & Connectivity

  • Cellular standard
    GSM / HSPA / LTE
  • Bluetooth Bluetooth is a wireless communications technology for exchanging data between mobile phones, headsets, computers and other network devices over short distances without wires, Bluetooth technology was primarily designed to support simple wireless networking of personal consumer devices.
    5.0, A2DP, LE
  • Wi-fi Wi-Fi is a popular wireless networking technology using radio waves to provide high-speed network connections that allows devices to communicate without cords or cables, Wi-Fi is increasingly becoming the preferred mode of internet connectivity all over the world.
    Wi-Fi 802.11 b/g/n, Wi-Fi Direct, hotspot
  • NFC NFC (Near field communication) is a set of standards for smartphones and similar devices to establish peer-to-peer radio communications with each other by touching them together or bringing them into proximity, usually no more than a few inches.
  • SIM SIM (Subscriber Identity Module) is a small card that contains mobile network subscriber's account information. This allows the phone using the card to attach to a mobile network. The SIM card is most commonly associated with GSM and UMTS mobile networks. Moving a SIM card from one phone to another allows a subscriber to switch mobile phones without having to contact their mobile network carrier. SIM cards can also be used by a phone to store limited amounts of data, such as phone numbers and text messages.
    Nano SIM
  • No of SIM slots
    Single SIM (Nano-SIM) or Dual SIM (Nano-SIM, dual stand-by)
  • USB
    microUSB 2.0

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