As 2019 continues, so does the struggle for Chinese manufacturers to achieve a global status. Honor out of all has been doing extremely well throughout the Asian region and has 2019 brings new innovations, the brand has decided to expand in to the Russian markets with a brand new smartphone.
Today, Honor has launched the Honor 8A Pro, a budget-oriented smartphone fitted with all the features one could ask for. The device looks surprisingly well made and the design language is worth appreciation. The phone offers a 6.09″ -inch display with a teardrop notch like we’ve seen in other Huawei flagships. While the phone itself holds quite well against the competition, the chin of the phone is slightly towards the thicker side.
Powered by the MediaTek MT6765 processor, the phone offers performance equivalent to some of the other Redmi smartphones targetting the same market. The phone hosts a couple of cameras, one on the back (13 MP) and one on the front (8 MP) equipped with all the latest AI features and gimmicks. The highlight of the phone, however, is the battery size and the phone comes with a behemoth of a battery. Clocking in at 3020 mAh which paired with a budget-oriented processor offers longer talk times and screen on time.
As for the storage of the phone, the Honor 8A comes with 3GB of RAM with a standard 64GB internal storage option. The storage can be upgraded with a micro SD card and the phone does support dual SIMs. As for the software side, the phone comes with the latest EMUI 9 featuring all the quirks and features based off of Android 9 Pie. The fingerprint sensor is located at the back of the phone and does come with facial recognition security.
The Honor 8A Pro starts off at a price of 13,990 Russian Rubble which makes up around $220 USD. The phone is available in two flavours, black and blue. With a simplistic look and quality specifications, the Honor 8A Pro holds up quite well and offers a ton for what its worth. The design of the phone is very subtle and not so flashy like the rest of budget devices which certainly gives it an edge over competitors.