Advantages of Honor 8S
- Clean Look and Feel
- Dual SIM Option
- Expandable Storage Option
- 3.5mm Headphone Jack
Disadvantages of Honor 8S
- Recent Huawei Ban by the US may affect Trust Factor
- Low Battery Capacity
- Average Cameras
- Slow Charger
- No Fingerprint Sensor
What are the key features of Honor 8S?
Huawei Honor 8S serves the purpose of an entry level device. The device comes with a water drop notch design. Other important components include a 5.71 inches LCD panel, MediaTek MT6761 Helio A22 chip, 2GB of RAM/32GB of Storage and 3GB of RAM/64GB of Storage, 13MP Main and 5MP front facing the camera and 3,020 mAh battery.
How is Honor 8S different from Honor 8X?
Comparing Honor 8S with 8X is like comparing an apple with an orange. Both phones share the same family background however both serve a different purpose as targeted towards different economic groups. Honor 8S is an entry-level device from Honor and 8X is a mid-level device. Honor 8X is a lot more expensive than 8S and it serves more value as well. Let us start with the display where Honor 8S comes with a 5.71 inches IPS LCD display comparing to 6.5 inches of Honor 8X. Honor 8S’s display is stuffed with 720x1520 pixels resolution where Honor 8X has got 1080x2340 pixels resolution. Both phones share the water drop notch design with minimal chin. However, the chin of Honor 8S is noticeably bigger than that of Honor 8X. Performance wise again there is a huge difference where Honor 8S is powered by MediaTek MT6761 Helio A22 chip, 2GB of RAM/32GB of Storage and 3GB of RAM/64GB of Storage and Honor 8X packs with HiSilicon Kirin 710 chipset with 64GB/128GB Storage and 4GB/6GB of RAM variants. Both phones offer support for expandable storage and both phones have got 3.5mm headphone jack. Honor 8S comes with a single camera of 13MP on the back and 5MP lens on the front while 8X comes with dual camera setup on back including a 20MP main and 2MP depth sensor. On front Honor, 8X offers 16MP selfie shooter. Honor 8S packs with 3020 mAh battery while Honor 8X comes with 3750 mAh cell, huge of a difference. Honor 8X comes with a rear-mounted fingerprint sensor while Honor 8S does not come with fingerprint reader being an entry-level device.
Does Honor 8S come with a fingerprint sensor?
Honor 8S does not come with a fingerprint sensor. You have to secure your phone with a traditional pin code or pattern due to the absence of a fingerprint scanner or facial unlock.