Honor 8A 2020 Review

A Rebranded of Honor 8A Pro with Similar Specs and Design

Our Verdict:

Most of the users, based on reports, don’t prefer the logo in the chin which is covering a handsome area of the phone. The camera, however, is quite better for beginners – but for next-level photography with a lot of details, you’ll need to add some money to get a little better phone than Honor 8A 2020.

Well, if you’re short on budget and not possible for you to leave a dent on your wallet, Honor 8A 2020 would be an excellent option that has everything for entry-level users.

With a less price tag, it offers you 3GB RAM for smooth performance and 64GB internal storage alongside the microSD card option. What else do you need at this price?

Pros & Cons

Pros
  • Very much Affordable
  • Bigger Vivid and Punchy Display
  • Huge Internal Storage
Cons
  • Single Rear Camera
  • Less Amount of Battery

Honor 8A 2020 two-minute review

Not really speedily but a Chinese giant Huawei under its subsidiary brand Honor has been updating its budget smartphone segment slowly. The major focus, however, is on flagship smartphones. The budget devices, however, in 2020 by Honor are quite unique and ground-breaking and another hero named Honor 8A 2020 in the UK is no different.

It’s now yet on stores, as of now, but it’s not less than a surprise for the UK audience – thanks to its bigger display, huge internal storage and up to snuff performance.

This gorgeously designed Honor 8A 2020 aimed at providing a vivid and punchy display for next-level entertainment, 64GB internal storage for storing loads and loads of data without having to spend a fortune and that’s what will please buyers to get their hands on.

We have gathered everything here on this single page in our Honor 8A 2020 Review below alongside its release date, price, features, and specifications. So, let’s keep going!

Honor 8A 2020 mobile phone

Release Date and Price

  • April 15th, 2020 is Honor 8A 2020 Release Date in the UK
  • Available for Pre-Orders at Clove Now
  • Honor 8A 2020 Price in the UK: £130

Honor 8A will have different names in different countries such as “Honor 8A Pro” in its homeland China, India, and the nearest Asian countries whereas Honor 8A Prime in Russia, according to the latest news.

In the UK, however, it’ll have entirely a different name “Honor 8A 2020” which is now confirmed by Honor itself.

It’s currently available in the UK for pre-orders but when it comes to Honor 8A 2020 release date in the UK, users would be able to get their hands on one after April 15th of 2020.

The pricing details, on the other hand, vary as well – for instance, a Chinese and Indian audience can grab Honor 8A Pro after spending approx. CNY 1358 and INR 14700 respectively.

The Russian audience needs to spend around RUB 13990 for Honor 8A Prime but Honor 8A 2020 Price in the UK will be £130 or less – depends on a store you choose to shop from.

Design and Build

  • Dimensions: 156.3 x 73.5 x 8 mm
  • Weight: 150 Grams
  • Dual Texture Body with Smooth Surface
  • Colours Available: Black, Blue, Red, and Gold

At first glance, Honor 8A 2020 looks like a flagship smartphone – thanks to its waterdrop-like notch on the front. The bezels, however, are quite thick and there is a little larger Honor Logo at the bottom of the phone.

The rear is covered with a single 13MP camera sensor with a circular fingerprint scanner. The right side houses a power button as well as volume buttons whereas a Dual Nano-hybrid SIM slot with a microSD card slot is available on the left.

The bottom is loaded with a USB Port for charging alongside speakers on either side of it. The standard 3.5mm headphone jack isn’t mounted on its bottom but on the top instead.

When it comes to its build, although it has a plastic body – but it feels premium and sturdy and while holding in a hand, it gives an exquisite look.

It has a dual texture body with a smooth surface and comes in four different sensational colours to choose from – Black, Red, Gold, and Blue.

honor 8A 2020 mobile phone colours

Display

  • 09-inches IPS LCD Display (720 x 1560)
  • 2% Screen-to-body Ratio
  • Bright Enough, Vivid and Punchy for Next-Level Entertainment

Without any doubt, Honor 8A 2020 is an excellent smartphone you can grab to fulfill your needs. It’s equipped with a massive 6.09-inches flagship-level waterdrop-notch which provides up to 87% screen-to-body ratio.

Most interestingly, Honor 8A 2020 has passed TUV Rheinland Eye Comfort Certification which means the display is not really harmful to your eyes – especially if you use your phone for many hours continuously.

Moreover, Honor in its 8A 2020 is equipped with Advanced Finger Gesture Command which is designed to use this smartphone with a single hand with ease.

Camera

  • 13MP F/1.8 Rear Camera
  • 8MP F/2.0 Front Camera
  • [email protected] Video Recording
  • Number of Features for Exceptional Photography

Let’s admit that a single 13MP rear camera doesn’t give you as exquisite results as others but according to Honor, 13MP rear camera sensor in 8A 2020 lets you capture more details even in low-light as well as accurate background bokeh.

The front 8MP camera sensor, on the other hand, is ready to provide you an intelligent beautification to your selfies with your loved ones. Hence, most carelessly captured images will come out marvellously gorgeous and dazzling.

Besides, there are no “WOW” features in the camera applications – but basic features to capture images with adequate details.

Performance and Hardware

  • 3GB RAM with 64GB ROM
  • MediaTek Helio P35 Chipset
  • PowerVR GE8320 GPU for Graphics
  • Android 9.0 Pie OS with EMUI 9

Digging down inside the phone, it’s boasting MediaTek Helio P35 Chipset which is built on the basis of 12-nanometer and PowerVR GE8320 GPU to provide you better graphics without compromising its overall performance.

This built-in processor can easily be compared to Snapdragon 660 Chipset in terms of performance. And according to various reports shared by different online platforms with their hands-on reviews, it’s quite perfect for playing graphics-enriched games like PUBG Mobile and Asphalt.

Furthermore, it can run these games without any glitch or lag but switching between multiple apps or opening a number of apps simultaneously may lead to glitch or hiccup.

The internal amount of storage is 64GB which is indeed more than enough to store a plethora of files, videos, and images with ease. And when you’re out of space, its microSD card Slot has got you covered that helps you to increase its storage significantly.

Battery

  • Non-removable 3020mAh Battery
  • Lacks Fast Charging Support
  • Average Battery for Casual Use

The available amount of battery inside Honor 8A 2020 is 3020mAh in size which doesn’t come with any fast charging feature. However, its chipset is based on a 12-nanometer and EMUI has a power-saving feature which can help you to go through a whole day with ease with casual use.

Honor 8A 2020 Specifications

BODY
156.3 x 73.5 x 8.2 mm (6.15 x 2.89 x 0.32 in)
150 g (5.29 oz)
DISPLAY
IPS LCD capacitive touchscreen, 16M colours
6.09 inches, 91.0 cm2 (~79.2% screen-to-body ratio)
720 x 1560 pixels, 19.5:9 ratio (~282 ppi density)
PLATFORM
Android 9.0 (Pie); EMUI 9
Mediatek MT6765 Helio P35 (12nm)
Octa-core (4x2.3 GHz Cortex-A53 & 4x1.8 GHz Cortex-A53)
PowerVR GE8320
MEMORY
3GB RAM
64GB
64GB 3GB RAM Varients
CAMERA
Single Rear Camera

13 MP, f/1.8, PDAF
LED flash, HDR, panorama
Single Front Camera

8 MP, f/2.0
BATTERY
Non-removable Li-Po 3020 mAh battery
COLOURS
Black, Blue

Review overview

Design8
Display7
Camera7
Features8
Connectivity8
Battery7
Price9
Victoria Parkle
the authorVictoria Parkle
Victoria Parkle loves writing about the latest and greatest smartphones as well as all the latest news related to technology. She is enlightening the readers with more than 5 years of experience in writing. And when she doesn't write, she can be found listening to music and watching science fiction movies.

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