Honor 8A Pro with Helio P35 SoC and 3GB RAM Goes Official in Russia

Honor 8A Pro with Helio P35 SoC and 3GB RAM Goes Official in Russia

Honor 8A Pro with Helio P35 SoC and 3GB RAM Goes Official in Russia

by April 13, 2019

Honor, the sub-brand of Chinese telecommunications giant Huawei, has unveiled a new smartphone dubbed as Honor 8A. The phone was first spotted on the Eurasian Economic Commission (EEC) website back in December 2018 and was introduced in China as Honor Play 8A earlier this year. It comes with water drop shaped notch and is powered by MediaTek Helio P35 SoC and 3GB RAM. The Honor 8A Pro is launched in Russian market with a price tag of RUB 13,990 which roughly translates to Rs. 15,000. However, as an introductory offer, the phone will be available at RUB 10,912 (roughly Rs 12,000) just for today. It comes in two colour options- Black and Blue.

Honor 8A Pro Features and Specifications

The Honor 8A Pro comes equipped with 6.09-inch HD+ LCD 2.5D curved glass display with 720 x 1560 pixel screen resolution, 19:5.9 aspect ratio and 283 ppi pixel density. There’s thin bezel on the top but the bottom bezel is relatively thick with Honor branding. Under the hood, the device draws its power from an octa-core MediaTek Helio P35 SoC along with 3GB of RAM and PowerVR GE8320 GPU. The inbuilt storage capacity of the device is 64GB which can be expanded further up to 512GB using a microSD card. The dualSIM phone runs Google’s latest Android 9 Pie operating system with EMUI 9.0 out of the box. All of this is backed by a 3,020mAh non-removable battery.

In terms of optics, there’s a single 13-megapixel primary camera on the back along with an LED flash and f/1.8 aperture. For selfies and video calls, there’s an 8-megapixel shooter on the front. The phone comes with a rear-mounted fingerprint sensor for biometric security. In terms of connectivity, it features dual-SIM slots, 4G LTE, Wi-Fi, Bluetooth 4.2, and GPS with GLONASS. In terms of dimensions, the Honor 8A Pro measures 156.28×73.5×8 mm and weighs about 150 grams.

  • 6.09-inch HD+ LCD
  • 720 x 1,560 pixels
  • 19:5.9 aspect ratio
  • 283 ppi
  • MediaTek Helio P35
  • PowerVR GE8320 GPU
  • 3GB of RAM
  • 64GB of inbuilt storage (512GB expandable)
  • 13MP rear camera
  • 8MP selfie camera
  • 3,020mAh battery
  • Android 9 Pie
  • EMUI 9.0

There is no word yet regrading availability of Honor 8A outside of Russian market. Keep watching this space for more updates.