Phone Comparison - Honor 8A Pro vs Honor Play 8A vs Honor 8S

general General Info

Manufacturer Honor Honor Honor
Announced April 2019 January 2019 Exp. announcement 2020, May
Status Available - April 2019 Available - January 2019 Rumored. Exp. release 2020, May
Colors Black, Blue Black, Blue, Gold, Red Black, Gold, Blue
Form Factor Candybar Candybar Candybar
Dimension 156.3 x 73.5 x 8 mm
(6.15 x 2.89 x 0.31 in)
156.3 x 73.5 x 8 mm
(6.15 x 2.89 x 0.31 in)
147.1 x 70.8 x 8.5 mm
(5.79 x 2.79 x 0.33 in)
Weight 150 g (5.29 oz) 150 g (5.29 oz) 146 g (5.15 oz)
SIM Type Dual SIM (Nano-SIM, dual stand-by) Dual SIM (Nano-SIM, dual stand-by) Single SIM (Nano-SIM), Dual SIM (Nano-SIM, dual stand-by)
2G Network GSM 850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900 - SIM 1 & SIM 2 (dual-SIM model only) GSM 850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900 - SIM 1 & SIM 2 (dual-SIM model only) GSM 850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900 - SIM 1 & SIM 2 (Dual SIM model only)
3G Network HSDPA 850 / 900 / 1900 / 2100 HSDPA 850 / 900 / 2100 HSDPA 850 / 900 / 1900 / 2100
4G Network LTE band 1(2100), 3(1800), 5(850), 7(2600), 8(900), 20(800) LTE band 1(2100), 3(1800), 5(850), 7(2600), 8(900), 20(800), 40(2300) LTE
Messaging
Build Features - Fingerprint Sensor
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hardware Hardware and OS

OS Android 9.0 (Pie) Android 9.0 (Pie) Android 9.0 (Pie)
User Interface EMUI 9 EMUI 9 EMUI 9
Processor Octa-core (4x2.3 GHz Cortex-A53 & 4x1.8 GHz Cortex-A53), Mediatek MT6765 Helio P35 (12nm) Octa-core (4x2.3 GHz Cortex-A53 & 4x1.8 GHz Cortex-A53), Mediatek MT6765 Helio P35 (12nm) Quad-core 2.0 GHz Cortex-A53, Mediatek MT6761 Helio A22 (12 nm)
GPU PowerVR GE8320 PowerVR GE8320 PowerVR GE8320
RAM 3 GB 3 GB 3 GB
Internal Memory 64 GB 32/64 GB 64 GB
External Memory microSD, up to 512 GB (dedicated slot) microSD, up to 512 GB (dedicated slot) microSD, up to 256 GB (dedicated slot)

display Display

Type LCD Capacitive Touchscreen LCD Capacitive Touchscreen HD+ IPS LCD Capacitive Touchscreen
Colors 16M colors 16M colors 16M colors
Size 6.09 inches 6.09 inches 5.71 inches
Resolution 720 x 1560 pixels (282 ppi) 720 x 1560 pixels (282 ppi) 720 x 1520 pixels (295 ppi)
Screen-to-Body Ratio 79.32% 79.32% 77.90%
Multi-Touch yes yes yes

multimedia Multimedia

3.5mm Jack yes yes yes
Radio FM radio FM radio FM radio
Games Yes + Downloadable Yes + Downloadable Yes + Downloadable
Loud Speaker yes yes yes

camera Camera

Rear Camera 13 MP 13 MP 13 MP
Flash LED Flash LED Flash LED Flash
Features 13 MP, f/1.8, PDAF
HDR, Panorama
13 MP, f/1.8, PDAF
HDR, Panorama
13 MP, f/1.8, PDAF
HDR, Panorama
Video 1080p@30fps 1080p@30fps 1080p@30fps
Front Camera 8 MP, f/2.0, HDR, 1080p@30fps [Similar] 8 MP, f/2.0, HDR, 1080p@30fps [Similar] 5 MP, f/2.2, 1.12┬Ám [Similar]

connectivity Connectivity and Data Rate

GPRS Yes Yes Yes
Edge Yes Yes Yes
3G HSPA 42.2/5.76 Mbps, LTE-A Cat4 150/50 Mbps HSPA 42.2/5.76 Mbps, LTE-A Cat4 150/50 Mbps HSPA, LTE
Bluetooth v4.2, A2DP, LE v4.2, A2DP, LE 5.0, A2DP, LE
Wi-Fi Wi-Fi 802.11 b/g/n, Wi-Fi Direct, hotspot Wi-Fi 802.11 b/g/n, Wi-Fi Direct, hotspot Wi-Fi 802.11 b/g/n, Wi-Fi Direct, hotspot
USB microUSB 2.0 microUSB 2.0 microUSB 2.0
GPS Yes, with A-GPS, GLONASS Yes, with A-GPS, GLONASS, BDS Yes, with A-GPS, GLONASS
Browser Yes Yes Yes

memory User Memory

Internal 64 GB, 3 GB RAM 32/64 GB, 3 GB RAM 64 GB, 3 GB RAM or 32 GB, 2 GB RAM
Expandable Storage microSD, up to 512 GB (dedicated slot) microSD, up to 512 GB (dedicated slot) microSD, up to 256 GB (dedicated slot)
USB OTG Supported Supported Supported

Apps Sensors

Fingerprint fingerprint supported fingerprint not supported fingerprint not supported
Proximity Sensor proximity sensor present proximity sensor present proximity sensor present
Accelerometer Sensor accelerometer sensor present accelerometer sensor present accelerometer sensor present
Magnetic-Field Sensor (Compass) magnetic field sensor not present magnetic field sensor not present magnetic field sensor not present
Gyroscope Sensor gyroscope sensor not present gyroscope sensor not present gyroscope sensor not present
NFC NFC not supported NFC not supported NFC not supported

battery Battery

Type Non-removable Li-Po Battery Non-removable Li-Po Battery Non-removable Li-Ion Battery
Capacity 3020 mAh 3020 mAh 3020 mAh
Stand by - - -
Talk Time - - -