Smartphone brands are having tough competition with each other. Whether it’s on a budget device, mid-range level or flagship-level everyone is competing with each other. Tougher the competition, better for users. In the likes of brands like Samsung, Xiaomi, Huawei’s sub-brand, Honor is also on the competition. With the time, they have released a couple of good devices like Honor 20 Lite, Honor Play, Honor 9x and many more on the mid-range level. This time around Honor has released its budget level smartphone, Honor 8A Lite. This device was announced back in 2019 and has finally made its way to the Nepali market. The price of Honor 8A Lite in Nepal is Rs 13,590 for the 3/32 GB variant.
Design and Display
Honor 8A lite house 6.09-inch IPS LCD display having 720 x 1560 pixels. It has a 79.2% screen-to-body ratio. 8A lite has a plastic frame and plastic back. Both the power button and volume rockers are placed on the right edge of the device. Luckily we have 3.5mm headphone jack on the top. Obviously being a budget device, there’s no sight of fingerprint sensors.
13MP Rear Camera
Talking about the camera department, for a budget device, Honor 8A lite has a pretty good camera setup. On the selfie lens, we have 8MP, f/2.0, HDR. With the selfie lens, you can shoot videos 1080p@30fps.
The waterdrop notch on the display confines the selfie lens. For the rear camera, it has 13MP, f/1.8, PDAF, HDR. The rear lens is placed on the top-right corner. Beneath the camera lens lies an LED flash. With the rear camera, you can shoot videos 1080p@30fps.
Performance, Software, and Battery
Honor 8A lite is powered by Mediatek MT6765 Helio P35 (12nm). For the GPU there’s PowerVR GE8320. On the memory aspect, we have 3/32GB and 3/64GB variants available. It runs on Android 9.0 alongside EMUI 9. No removable 3020mAh Li-Po battery fuels this device. For the charging port, micro USB 2.0 is available. Black, Blue, Gold, and Red are the available color variants.
Honor 8A Lite Key Specifications
- Release Date: February 2020 (In Nepal)
- Display: 6.09-inch IPS LCD, 720 x 1560 pixels
- Chipset: Mediatek MT6765 Helio P35 (12nm)
- GPU: PowerVR GE8320
- Memory: 3/32 GB and 3/64 GB
- Selfie Camera: 8 MP, f/2.0
- Primary Camera: 13 MP, f/1.8, PDAF
- OS: Android 9.0 (Pie); EMUI 9
- Battery: 3020mAh
- Color Available: Black, Blue, Gold, Red
- Honor 8A Lite Price in Nepal: Rs 13,590
Honor 8A Lite Price in Nepal
The 8A Lite was released in 2019 and after a year it has finally made it to the Nepali market. The 6.09-inch IPS LCD display, Mediatek MT6765 Helio P35 (12nm), 3020mAh battery, 3.5mm headphone jack all are packed under the hood of 8A Lite. For a budget device, this smartphone has good features. The price of Honor 8A Lite in Nepal is Rs 13,590. If you looking forward to buying a new device under Rs 15,000, do check out “Best Smartphone to buy in Nepal under Rs 15,000”.
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