2020 saw the launch of several smartphones around the world amidst the coronavirus pandemic. One of such smartphones was the Huawei Y7p and Huawei Y8s smartphone which was launched on 6th May 2020 and released on 21st May 2020.
The Huawei Y8s is powered by a 1.7GHz Octa-core HiSilicon Kirin 710 processor. The processor features 4 cores clocked at 2.2GHz and 4 cores clocked at 1.7GHz.
In the display department, the Y8s comes with a 6.5-inch touchscreen display that has a resolution of 1080×2340 pixels. The Y8s also runs Android Pie that is powered by a 4000mAh battery capacity.
One of the most important updates that are added to every new phone is a camera and the Huawei Y8s is no exception. It has a rear camera that has a 48-megapixel primary camera with an aperture of f/1.8, and a second 2-megapixel camera with an f/2.4 aperture.
The front on the other hand has an 8-megapixel primary camera with an f/2.0 aperture and a second 2-megapixel camera with an f/2.4 aperture.
Huawei Y8s Specs
Huawei Y8s Specs
|Operating System||Android 9.0 (Pie), EMUI 9.1|
|Display||6.5” TFT LCD (IPS)|
|Chipset||Kirin 710 (12 nm)|
|Storage||64GB ROM (expandable up to 512GB using microSD)|
|Main Camera||Dual Setup48 MP, f/1.8 (wide) + 2 MP, f/2.4 (depth)|
|Selfie Camera||8 MP, f/2.0 (wide)+ 2 MP, f/2.4, (depth)|
|Battery||Li-Po 4000 mAh, non-removable|
|Connectivity||Dual SIM with SIM1: Supports 4G, 3G SIM2: Supports 4G, 3G|
|Special Features||Fingerprint (rear-mounted), Accelerometer, Proximity, Compass 3.55mm headphone jack present|
|Colours||Emerald Green, Midnight Black|
What Will You Find In The Box of the Huawei Y8s?
When you unbox the Huawei Y8s, you find the following:
- 1 Huawei Y8s phone
- 1 USB Cable
- 1 Power adapter
- 1 TPU Protective case
- 1 Quick start guide
- 1 Eject tool
- 1 Warranty card
Features of the Huawei Y8s
6.5” FHD + Display
The Huawei is a top-notch full-screen smartphone that is available for full-screen smartphone lovers. With the new 6.5” FHD + Display, the Huawei Y8s delivers an ultra-clear cinematic viewing smartphone experience.
This makes it interesting for those who love streaming their favourite Netflix movies on your smartphone, or those who love real gaming experience. No matter what you use your smartphone for, the Huawei Y8s’s screen display is at your service.
4000 mAh Powerful Battery
Powering the Huawei Y8s is a 4000 mAh non-removable battery. The battery can last a period of 42 hours after non-stop music playing, 50 hours of calling, 76 hours of non-stop video playback with just one full charge.
If you are someone who uses your smartphone all the time like myself, you good to go whenever and wherever you are. There’s no need to worry about where to charge your smartphone; after one simple full charge, you can do whatever you want with your phone without worrying about any battery problems.
4 GB RAM + 64 GB ROM Storage Space
Storage space is one of the problems most smartphone users face nowadays. As such, Huawei has made enough storage space for you to store your photos, videos, and other important documents. Interestingly, you can expand your storage up to 512 GB using Micro SD.
The EROFS super file compression technology also improves transmission speed and also saves some storage space for you.
Ultra Clear 48MP Rear Camera And Dual AI Selfie Cameras
Take all the nice photos you want with your Huawei Y8s in a just a single shot without editing anything. It has two AI dual camera comprising of a 48MP ultra-clear camera and a 2MP depth camera that makes your photos stand out from the rest.
The front camera on the other end provides you with a new selfie experience with its 8MP beauty camera and 2MP depth camera. Now, you can make that video call and snap all your selfies with your Huawei Y8s.
Upgraded Gaming Experience
The new gaming experience on the Huawei Y8s is powered by the new generation GPU Turbo which improves CPU and GPU processor performance. This accelerates the graphics processing, leveraging the Kirin 710 chipset for an immersive gaming experience.
Super Night Shot
Due to the presence of the superior light sensor and AI algorithm, the night shot is sharper, clearer, and brighter than ever before. You can now capture your nice photos at night; whether it is a party or gathering, you also have the best photo to share.
Pricing and Availability of the Huawei Y8s
Price of Huawei Y8s in Ghana
The new Huawei Y8s is selling at retail shops in Ghana for GHS 969.
Below is a list of shops in Ghana you can buy the Huawei Y8s from:
|Mfidie Store (Nationwide Delivery)||GHS 999||0546090871|
|Franko Phones (No Delivery)||GHS 999||Contact Store|
Price of Huawei Y8s in Nigeria
The new Huawei Y8s is expected to be sold at retail shops in Nigeria starting at NGN 68,000.
Price of Huawei Y8s in Kenya
Huawei Y8s is selling in Kenya for around 18,900 Kenyan Shillings. This is however subject to availability and local retail price changes.