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.

“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)