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Honor launch budget smartphone Honor 8A for sub £140

Paul Lipscombe
February 15, 2019

The Honor 8A has enhanced speaker quality through its new SmartPA amplifier 

Chinese smartphone manufacturer Honor has launched its latest budget smartphone the Honor 8A.

It comes in at £139.99 and is available from Amazon and Carphone Warehouse, with Honor announcing more retailers in the coming weeks.

Honor has again introduced the Dewdrop FullView display and this offers a screen-to-body ratio of 87 per cent.

The smartphone is dual-SIM compatible and also has a micro-SD slot.

Honor Western Europe president Michael Pan commented: “With the Honor 8A, we are offering a smartphone built with the highest quality technology, but at an affordable price point.

“The device is a perfect mixture of style and substance, as it brings both impeccable design and fantastic audio quality.”

Honor has also improved the sound quality by introducing a built-in SmartPA amplifier. The dual suspension structure enhances the sound by up to 30 per cent from its predecessors claim Honor.

It runs on Android 9 Pie and is powered by the MediaTek 6765 8-core processor.

There is a 13MP main camera with a 8MP front-facing camera equipped plus the ability to unlock the phone using facial recognition.

Other features include a 3,200mAh battery, 3GB of RAM and either 32GB or 64GB of internal storage.

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