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Huawei Honor Play 8A Price in India
Updated On: 27th May 2022

Huawei Honor Play 8A

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Huawei 's sub-brand Honor has added yet another smartphone, the Honor Play 8A in its budget lineup. The Honor Play 8A looks pretty much like Honor 8X concerning design. It comes with a 6.08-inch LCD screen with a notch on top. Qualcomm Snapdragon 435 processor powers the phone with 3GB of RAM and 32GB/64GB storage, depending on the variant. On the software front, the phone runs Android 9 Pie-based EMUI 9. A 3,000mAh battery backs the Honor Play 8A. Some of the other popular Huawei smartphones include the Honor V12 and the Honor Note 10.
Huawei Honor Play 8A
Huawei Honor Play 8A
Upcoming (Confirmed)
Expected Price Rs. 8999
Expected Launch Date Yet to be announced
Updated On 27th May 2022
Disclaimer: The price and release date shown may be different from the actual product. We cannot guarantee that the above information is 100% correct.

Price Summary

Huawei Honor Play 8A price in India is expected to be ₹8,999. Huawei Honor Play 8A launch date is speculated to be on February 28, 2020. The mobile will be available in multiple color variants.

Honor Play 8A: Pros & Cons

out of 10
  • Good Stuff
  • The design and build quality are a notch above the price of the phone
  • Adequately fast for price
  • Good camera performance for price
  • Bad Stuff
  • Small battery, mediocre battery backup
  • microUSB port
  • No fingerprint scanner
The Honor Play 8A is definitely one of the best-looking smartphones in the segment. So, if you are a sucker for looks, this is the best smartphone you can get in the segment. Everything else about the Honor Play 8A is just average though, including its display, camera, and connectivity options. And the only downside of the phone is that it comes with a small battery. That being said, it has a decent battery backup.

Huawei Honor Play 8A Details

IPS LCD Screen With Teardrop Notch, Snapdragon 435 SoC, 3GB RAM
The Honor 8A conforms to the design of the previously launched Honor 8X. It has a sleek design with slight bezels at the bottom of the body and the earpiece adjusted beyond the display. There is a teardrop notch on top of the screen that houses the selfie snapper and other sensors. The Honor 8A comes with a 6.08-inch IPS LCD screen with 720x1560 pixels resolution and 19:5:9 aspect ratio. Under the hood, the phone is powered by an octa-core 1.4GHz Snapdragon 435 processor. There is a 3GB of RAM and 32GB/64GB of inbuilt storage, which can be further expanded up to 512GB via microSD card.
13MP Rear Camera and 8MP Selfie Snapper, Android 9 Pie-based EMUI 9
Concerning optics, the Honor 8A features a 13MP rear camera with LED flash and an 8MP selfie shooter on the front with a slew of features such as Portrait mode. On the software side, the Honor 8A runs Android 9 Pie-based EMUI 9 out-of-the-box.
3,000mAh Battery, Connectivity Support, Face Unlock
A 3,000mAh battery backs the Honor 8A, which should be good enough for catering daily usage. Connectivity options include dual-SIM, 4G VoLTE, Wi-Fi 802.11, b/g/n, Bluetooth, microUSB 2.0 port, GPS/A-GPS, and a 3.5mm headphone jack. The phone lacks a physical or In-display fingerprint sensor, but makes up for it by Face Unlock feature that maps the user s face to unlock the smartphone. The Honor 8A measures 156.28x73.5x8mm and weighs 150 grams.

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Huawei Honor Play 8A Specifications


Dimensions 6.1 x 2.8 x 0.3 inch (156.2 x 73.5 x 8 mm)
Weight 150 grams


Resolution 720 x 1560 pixels
Aspect ratio 19.5:9
Display Type IPS LCD
Pixel Density 286 pixel per inch (ppi)
Color Reproduction 16M colors
Screen to body percentage 79.39 %
Touchscreen type Capacitive, Multi-touch


Rear 13MP
Selfie 8MP
Rear Camera Features LED Flash, Digital Zoom, Auto Flash, Face detection, Touch to focus
Other Features Continuos Shooting, High Dynamic Range mode (HDR), Exposure compensation, ISO control


Type Li-ion
Capacity 3000 mAh
Fast Charging No
Wireless Charging No
Removable battery No


Internal 32GB
Expandable microSD, Upto 512GB


Operating System Android v9.0 (Pie)


SIM Configuration Dual, Nano-SIM
Network 4G VoLTE, 4G
Wi-Fi Yes, with Hotspot
Bluetooth v4.2
USB microUSB 2.0
GPS Yes, with A-GPS
NFC Chipset No
Infrared No
Voice Over LTE (VoLTE) Yes


Speaker Yes
Audio Jack Yes, 3.5mm


Fingerprint sensor No
Accelerometer Yes
Gyroscope No
Other Sensors Light, Proximity


Chipset Qualcomm Snapdragon 435 MSM8940
No of Cores 8 (Octa Core)
CPU 1.4 GHz, Cortex A53
Architecture 64 bit
Graphics Adreno 505
Disclaimer: Specifications shown may be different from the actual product. We cannot guarantee that the information provided on this page is 100% correct. Please check with the retailer before purchasing.
Huawei Honor Play 8A Price in India is Rs. 8,999 as on 27th May 2022 01:45:13
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