Honor Play 8A Launched with “Pearl” Bezel-less Display

Honor Play 8A smartphone

On January 8, Honor launched their new budget phone Honor Play 8A, with a 6.09 inch “pearl” bezel-less screen. The phone comes in four dashing colors, fiery red, dreamy night black, aurora blue and platinum gold.

Honor Play 8A smartphone (photo source: Honor)

In terms of industrial design, the Honor Play 8A adopts a three-side thin bezel design, with a 3.2mm top bezel. It is equipped with a Mediatek MT6765 Helio P35 chipset, with RAM of 3GB and two storage options of 32GB and 64GB. Its battery capacity is 3020 mAh.

Honor Play 8A “pearl” bezel-less screen (photo source: Honor)

Its has a single 13 MP rear camera with an aperture of f/1.8, with a 8MP selfie camera that supports beautifying effects including face slimming and eye enlarging.

Honor Play 8A with 13 MP rear camera (photo source: Honor)

In terms of system, the phone runs on an EMUI 9.0 system, which is an optimized version of Android 9, supporting the AI-backed backstage management system.

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Apart from this, it provides better security settings for users as it blocks spam messages and fake information.

Honor Play 8A larage storage (photo source: Honor)

As for pricing, the 3GB+32GB version is priced at 799 yuan ($116) while the 3GB+64GB is priced at 999 yuan ($146). The phone will be officially up for sale from January 9.

Featured photo credit to Honor