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Global smartphone brand HONOR has launched its latest affordable smartphone in South Africa – the HONOR 8S.

The HONOR 8S is priced at a very competitive R1,999 for prepaid users, and is also available on contract at R169 per month from Vodacom, Mr Price, PEP, Edgars, Cellucity, Chatz, and 4U stores.

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“The HONOR 8S features a distinctive memory advantage over competitors in the segment, equipped with 2GB of RAM and 32GB of internal storage,” said HONOR.

The device also features a 13MP camera with an exceptionally large F/1.8 aperture – making images more vivid.

Its front camera contains a 5MP sensor with an F/2.2 aperture, which is fitted into the 5.71-inch display’s dewdrop design.

“Equipped with Android 9.0, the HONOR 8S features a 3,020mAh battery, meaning it will undoubtedly last the entire day with ease,” added HONOR.

Other features include face unlock, dual-SIM support, and LTE, Wi-Fi, and Bluetooth connectivity.


OS EMUI 9.0 (Android 9.0)
Display 5.71-inch (1,529 x 720)
Processor MTK MT6761 Quad-Core
Storage 32GB + 512GB SD
Main Camera 13MP
Front Camera 5MP
Connectivity LTE, Wi-Fi, Bluetooth
Dimensions 147 x 70 x 8.4 mm (146g)