The Huawei Y8p is one of the two latest smartphones that Huawei has launched in Kenya. The other one is the Huawei Y6p that is also available locally but at a cheaper price.
The Huawei Y8p is available in stores for Ksh 24,999 while the Y6p is available for Ksh 14,999. At Ksh 24,999, the Y8p is in the same price segment as the Y9 series which has done well in Kenya. These are Y series devices made for the youth who may want the latest and best features on a phone without to spend a ton of cash on a single device.
The Huawei Y8p comes with some good specifications including an OLED display, Kirin 710F processor, 4/6GB of RAM just to name a few. This looks like a very promising device but the fact that it does not have Google Play Services raises some eyebrows. The phone is still usable but there are those who may be scared of that but Huawei has alternatives that can ensure the experience is still smooth.
Below is a look at the Huawei Y8p.
Huawei Y8p Specifications
|Specs||Huawei Y8p Specifications|
|Body||Dimensions||157.4 x 73.2 x 7.8 mm|
|SIM||Dual Nano SIM|
|Type||OLED capacitive touchscreen|
|Resolution||1080 x 2400 pixels|
|Platform||Operating System||Android 10, EMUI 10.1, no Google Play Services|
|CPU||Octa-core (4×2.2 GHz Cortex-A73 & 4×1.7 GHz Cortex-A53)|
|Storage||Internal space||4/6 GB RAM, 128 GB storage|
|MicroSD card Slot||Yes, up to 256 GB|
|Camera||Rear Facing Camera||Triple: 48 MP + 8 MP + 2 MP|
|Features||LED flash, HDR, panorama|
|Video Recording||Yes, upto 1080p@30fps|
|Front facing camera||16 MP selfie camera|
|Connectivity||Cellular Data||2G, 3G, 4G|
|Sensors||Fingerprint (under display, optical), accelerometer, proximity, compass|
|Battery||4000 mAh non-removable battery|
|Available colors||Breathing Crystal, Midnight Black|
|Price||Ksh 24,999 (Buy on Jumia)|
From the specifications above, does this look like a phone you would want to spend money on? What ticks the right boxes for you and what does not?