Honor is a sub-brand of well-known Chinese manufacturing giant, Huawei. In recent times, Honor’s business has been the major architect to Huawei’s progress in the smartphone and tablet market. After the release of Honor Magic 2 a few days ago, the company released the Honor Waterplay 8 which is an upgrade to the Honor Waterplay released last year. Just like the name implies, the Honor Waterplay 8 is completely water resistant and that is one of its major selling points of this phablet. There are numerous types phablets out there on the market, but not all give you good results, and sometimes they are not up to the standard you require. We have the honor to introduce Huawei Honor Waterplay 8 (8-inch) waterproof Phablet which was released some days ago. It is easy to operate, whether you are a novice or veteran. It is not very common to find a phablet with 4GB of RAM, 64GB of internal storage, 8MP front shooter, and a 13MP rear camera. All these and many more features of the Honor Waterplay 8 comes for less than $350 and this device a must-buy for lovers of huge displays. Lets quickly look into the specification and features of this phablet. ()
Huawei Honor Waterplay 8 – One of the most cost-effective Huawei devices
Design & Appearance
The Honor Waterplay 8 is forged from a one-piece metal material which is perfectly smoothened to give this device a premium touch. It has a dimension of 20.90 x 11.96 x 0.80 cm inches and weighs 310 grams which indicate that it is handy and easy to carry. The top of the screen is equipped with a front camera, and there is a physical button at the front of this device. The Honor Waterplay 8 adopts a porcelain white color at the front and pale gold colour on the rear which makes it simple and fashionable.
Hardware & Performance
The Honor Waterplay 8 is powered by Kirin 659 Quad Core ultra-low-voltage platform which provides maximum high-efficiency power. The Kirin 659 comes with 4 x Cortex A53 2.36GHz + 4 x Cortex A53 1.7GHz as well as a Mali T830MP2 900MHz GPU which makes it better and faster in playing games and watching videos than the previous generation. It properly disseminates heat which makes the system to run faster and you can enjoy your game, videos, and music without obstruction. The processor is assisted by 4GB of RAM and 64GB of internal storage which provides enough room for your use and can suit all your needs. This device accepts a compatible TF card up to 256GB for easy expansion, so you don’t have to worry about its storage. In all honesty, this tablet comes with hardware that is not common in the tablet market, that this makes it very attractive.
Display & Camera
The Honor Waterplay 8 is equipped with an 8-inch Capacitive Touch Screen which brings your photos and videos to life. This screen has a 1200 x 1920 display resolution which offers a seamless experience for watching videos, gaming and browsing the Web. It is equipped a Harman Kardon tuning stereo dual speakers which ensures that your audio output is top of the pile and without interference. It is also equipped with Listen 5.0 which produces a theatre-like stereo dual sound. In the camera department, Honor really impressed with this one. This device comes with an 8MP selfie shooter for a face-to-face chat and it also has a 13MP + 2MP dual rear camera that allows you to capture memorable moments. This is interesting because the dual camera setup is quite rear in the phablet/tablet industry.
Network, Connectivity, and Software
The Honor Waterplay 8 comes pre-installed with EMUI 8.0 on top of Android 8.0 Oreo operating system. While most smartphones are craving for the recently released Android 9 Pie, the tablet industry worships the Oreo system thus the Waterplay 8 gets the best system amongst its peers. The list of wireless interfaces includes Wi-Fi 802.11ac and Bluetooth 4.0. These ensure that you get less signal disturbance and a more stable connection for browsing, watching and game playing
Battery, Waterproof & Other Features
This tablet has a 5100 mAh long lasting battery. This is a downgrade from its predecessor but its system has also been optimised to consume much less power and it charges faster. It is equipped with a 9V 2A Type-C fast charge which ensures that you get your device to 100% in no time. The Honor Waterplay 8 like its name implies is resistant to water and dust. It is IP67 certified and this means that it can handle up to 1m of water for some time. Please note that you can’t go swimming with this tablet. Other features in this tablet include a front fingerprint sensor and it also supports AI face recognition.
Where To Buy The Huawei Honor Waterplay 8 inch Waterproof Tablet
The Huawei Honor Waterplay 8 inch Waterproof tablet is currently available on Gearbest for $334.34.