Huawei Y8S – There is no doubt that the brand has been accepted by Nigerians.
The phone company has endeared themselves into the heart of many with their amazing smartphones which are known to be loaded with interesting features such as a substantial inbuilt storage, impressive battery quality as well as a fingerprint scanner, one of which is The Y8S.
In addition to all these, another awesome feature that excites phone users about the device is the dual front-facing camera that it is fitted with.
Price – NGN 68,000
The Y8S can be purchased for about NGN. 68,000 in Nigeria.
Design / Display
It has a plastic build but that doesn’t take anything away from the beauty of the device. The rear panel is where you’ll find the rear camera arrangement, an LED flash as well as a fingerprint scanner.
The smartphone measures 162.4 x 77.1 x 8.1 mm in dimensions and weighs 180 grams.
The display is a 6.5-inch IPS LCD, with a full HD+ resolution of 1080 x 2340 pixels and a tall aspect ratio of 19.5:9. A wide notch accommodates the dual front-facing camera.
You can get the device in Emerald Green and Midnight Black.
The rear camera set up of the Y8S is made up of a 48-megapixel with f/1.8 aperture and a 2-megapixel depth sensor with f/2.4 aperture.
The dual front-facing camera consists of an 8 MP wide camera with a 2 MP camera for depth effect.
This camera arrangement supports Super Night Shot mode which allows phone users to have really clear and sharp pictures even in low-light conditions. The camera set up also supports HDR and panorama and is able to record 2K videos.
Software / Hardware
The Y8S is powered by a Kirin 710 chipset with 12nm process technology. There is also an octa-core processor handling its assignment at a speed of 2.2 GHz with Mali-G51 MP4 handling the graphics.
When it comes to memory and storage capacity, the device is available in two variants. These two variants are the 4GB RAM/64GB inbuilt storage and the 4GB RAM/128GB internal storage variant.
Nevertheless, you can expand the storage capacity by up to 256GB with the help of a micro SD card.
The device operates with the Android 9 Pie OS with the EMUI 9.1 UI. You would love to know that the smartphone supports Google Play services so you can download your apps and games from the Google play store.
Battery / Network
The Y8S is equipped with a 4,000mAh battery which will serve you well. You should know however that the device does not support fast charging.
That notwithstanding, the 4,000mAh battery is quite impressive and will last long for you depending on the level of usage.
The smartphone has provision for dual SIMs with 4G LTE Network. It also supports connectivity options such as Wi-Fi 802.11 b/g/n, Bluetooth 4.2, micro USB and 3.5mm audio jack.