Huawei Y8s is official! A mid-range smartphone for selfie lovers
Huawei recently announced the new Y8s phone, which bets on a robust front-facing camera system and may well please the targeted selfie lovers. The product also has intermediate specifications, including Kirin 710 processor, made by the Chinese manufacturer.
Huawei’s new mid-range smartphone is expected to reach various global markets at a very affordable price. Huawei Y8s has been officially unveiled on the manufacturer’s official website initially for the Jordanian market.
The Huawei Y8s features a 6.5 inch IPS LCD screen with Full HD + resolution with 1080 x 2340 pixels and 19.5:9 ratio. The phone will be powered by the octa-core Huawei Kirin 710 SoC paired with 4GB RAM. It offers 64GB or 128GB of storage with the option to expand further using a dedicated microSD card slot (up to 512GB).
As far as the cameras are concerned, the Huawei Y8s on the rear packs a 48-megapixel primary camera with an f/1.8 aperture and a second 2-megapixel camera with an f/2.4 aperture. The rear camera setup has autofocus. On the front, the Huawei Y8s packs an 8-megapixel primary camera with an f/2.0 aperture and a second 2-megapixel camera with an f/2.4 aperture.
The Huawei Y8s is powered by a 4,000mAh battery, which unfortunately is charged via an old-fashioned micro USB port. For security, a fingerprint reader is available on its rear panel.
The Huawei Y8s is a dual-SIM (GSM and GSM) smartphone that accepts Nano-SIM and Nano-SIM cards. The Huawei Y8s measures 162.40 x 77.10 x 8.13mm (height x width x thickness) and weighs 180.00 grams.
Connectivity options on the Huawei Y8s include Wi-Fi 802.11 b/g/n, GPS, Bluetooth v4.20, and Micro-USB. Sensors on the phone include ambient light sensor, compass/ magnetometer, gyroscope, proximity sensor, and fingerprint sensor.
The Huawei Y8s runs EMUI 9.1 based on Android Pie and is available in two colour options – Emerald Green and Midnight Black.
Huawei Y8s technical specifications:
- Screen: 6.5 inches, IPS LCD, Full HD + (2340 x 1080), 19.5: 9 aspect ratio;
- Processor: HiSilicon Kirin 710 (octa-core up to 2.2 GHz), GPU Mali G51-MP4;
- RAM: 4 GB;
- Internal storage: 64 GB or 128 GB (with support for up to 512 GB via micro SD card);
- Cameras: 48 MP (f / 1.8) + 2 MP (f / 2.4);
- Front cameras: 8 MP (f / 2.0) + 2 MP (f / 2.4);
- Battery: 4,000 mAh without fast charging;
- Extras: 4G, Bluetooth 4.2 + BLE, micro USB port;
- Dimensions: 77.1 mm x 162.4 mm x 8.1 mm;
- Weight: 180 grams;
- Colors: Emerald Green, Midnight Black;
- Operating system: Android 9.
Huawei Y8s price in Nepal
Although the device has been officially announced, the chinese company hasn’t mentioned the price of Huawei Y8s officially until now. The price may vary slightly in European and Asian market by a certain degree, and we are eagerly interested to see if this piece can make it to the Nepali market in under NRs 25,000 or not. Please stay tuned for further updates on pricing and availability of Huawei Y8s in Nepali market in the coming month.