Huawei’s Honor brand has because shifted its focus from an elite brand to an independent brand that targets both the high-end, mid-range and inexpensive segment and that move has been a huge success. The brand has obtained sleek smartphones cutting across each price tag segment and an example of such is the Honor Play 8A. The gadget was launched in China about 2 weeks back and currently, there are theories that the gadget will be released in India soon.
As stated by to Indian blog MySmartprice, citing one of its trusted sources, the low-cost Android smartphone will soon be hitting the Indian market. The rumour isn’t specific about the date the gadget will be introduced but it tips the occasion to take place within the upcoming some weeks. The pricing is also unknown but it won’t be too different from that of China. The Honor Play 8A starts at 799 yuan (~Rs8,400) for the 32GB storage variant while the 64GB memory variant is offered at 999 yuan (~Rs10,500). Thus, the gadget may perhaps likely be valued under RS10,000 for the base version.
As a reminder, the Honor Play 8A options a polycarbonate body along with a steel frame. The gadget sports a huge 6.09-inch waterdrop notch panel with HD+ resolution of 720 x 1560 pixels. The Play 8A is the second model when Xiaomi’s Mi Play to feature a MediaTek Helio P35 chipset. It comes in 3GB+32GB and 3GB+64GB mix with microSD card tray for expanding the memory. The gadget equally packs a single 13-megapixel rear digital camera with LED flash and autofocus whereas there is an 8-megapixel image sensor with f/2.0 aperture at the front. The product is fueled by a 3,020mAh battery and carries support for 5V/1A charging. Other connectivity options that are included on the Honor 8A are dual-SIM support, 4G VoLTE, Wi-Fi 802.11 b/g/n, Bluetooth 4.2, GPS, microUSB 2.0 and 3.5mm audio jack. Sad to say, there is with no fingerprint sensor.