Huawei Y8S

  • Screen Size: 6.5 inches
  • RAM: 4GB
  • ROM: 64 GB
  • Back Camera: 48MP+2MP
  • Front Camera: 8MP+ 2MP
  • OS: Android 9
  • Colors: Midnight Black, Emerald Green
  • Processor: Hisilicon



Huawei Y8S in Kenya

The Huawei Y8S price in Kenya is 19500 shillings. It features 6.5 inches screen display with a clear resolution. Store on the available 4GB RAM and 64 GB ROM worth of storage on this device. Enjoy clear images and videos on the available 48MP+2MP back camera together with an 8MP+2MP front camera for selfies and video calls. Its battery capacity is 4000mAh.It operates on Android 9 and chooses from a variety of colours. Buy Huawei Y8S online at best price in Kenya on Barakaphones.


Released in May 2021, was the Huawei Y8S which comes with a 6.50-inch touchscreen. It has a resolution of 1080×2340 pixels and a 417 PPI density. Huawei Y8S comes powered by a 1.7GHz octa-core HiSilicon Kirin 710F processor that features 4 cores clocked at 1.7GHz and 4 cores clocked at 2.2GHz. Furthermore, it has 4GB RAM and runs Android 10. It also comes supported with a 4000mAh non-removable battery.

As far as the cameras are concerned, the Huawei Y8s on the rear packs a 48MP main camera. It has a second 2MP camera with an f/2.4 aperture. The rear camera setup has autofocus. The phone also sports an 8-MP+2MP camera on the front for selfies. Huawei Y8s runs EMUI 9.1 and packs 64GB of inbuilt storage that can be expanded via a Micro SD Card card (up to 512GB). It is a dual-SIM (GSM) smartphone that accepts Nano-SIMsmartphone.

The dimensions for Huawei Y8s are 162.40 x 77.1 x 8.135mm with the weight being 180.00 grams. Available connectivity options include GPS, Bluetooth v5.00, Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac, USB Type-C, 3G, and 4G. Sensors on the phone include ambient light sensor, compass/ magnetometer, gyroscope, and a rear fingerprint sensor.


Huawei Y8s comes in a simply stylish and stunning design that looks premium. It comes with a Nano-textured back that has a sophisticated multilayered coating process. The phone is able to deliver a smooth feeling in your hand while reflecting a unique light and shadow effect. It appears like colourful clouds under different light. 

The phone is able to display elegant colours with its Emerald Green and Midnight Black variants. It comes with a Full view display and has 3D curved edges that perfectly fit with its sleek and ultra-light body to deliver extra comfort in the user’s hands. Huawei Y8s measures 162..40 x 77.1 x 8.135mm with the weight being 180.00 grams and is larger than Huawei Y7P which measures 146.5×70.94×8.35mm while weighing 165.0 grams. The overall design is however slightly familiar as that of Huawei Y8P. Apart from the different notches, the two phones look identical. Huawei Y8s feels comfortable in the hand and despite its slippery glass back, it is not very heavy and can be used with one hand.

The phone features an expansive display that curves pleasantly on the sides and is quite pretty. It is however the best compromise between form and functionality as it does not interfere with the notification bar.

The notch houses a double selfie camera. The speaker has been embedded beneath the screen and voice calls are loud and clear.

Similar to Huawei P30 Lite, Huawei Y8s also comes with a rear fingerprint sensor. It works the same as the latter and is fast enough to open your device in seconds. The back panel has triple cameras lined with bezels and chins that are relatively narrow. There is a speaker grill, USB connector, and 3.5 mm ear jack at the back of the device.


Designed with a 2340 x 1080 ultra-clear resolution and a 90.17% screen to body ratio, Huawei y8s is simply blissful. Similarly, to Huawei Mate 20, It boasts of 6.5 inches and is improved from Huawei Y8p with 6.3 inches. The screen comes with a high resolution and is able to deliver an ultra-clear cinematic viewing experience. Furthermore, it also comes with incredible colour quality.

You will experience an immersive watching experience with a great cinematic view. You can play graphic intensive games and enjoy customizable characters and detailed environments. The screen is reasonably big for easy viewing to avoid straining. It has decent viewing angles and the screen can get bright for outdoor usage. On the display is a selfie camera that’s ideal for photography, video calls and face recognition.


Huawei Y8s is amongst the best mid-range camera phones that you will get from Huawei. The camera set up include: Rear Camera:48 MP (f/1.8 aperture) +  2 MP (f/2.4 aperture) and Dual Front Camera:8MP +2MP camera. The double cameras perform different functions while assisting the user in exploring nature in various dimensions through a simple shot. 

On the other hand, the 48MP primary lens does a good job as that of Huawei Y7p. They share the same specs while the main camera can enhance photos while making them sharper and precise. It also makes every shot to appear realistic even when taking under dimly lit environments.

In addition to this, Huawei Y8s Super Night Mode settings installed in it. The AIS (Artificial Image Stabilization) Handheld Night Mode has a maximum exposure time of 6 seconds. This is the period by which users can capture beautiful night shots. The AI algorithm also automatically applies to the images and enables one to get the best shot in the dark. The super sensing camera, which is equipped with the Huawei Super Spectrum Sensor, also makes it possible to capture night shots with clarity through its ability to receive greater light input.

The 8Mp + 2Mp front camera in Huawei Y8s is improved from the single front camera in Huawei Y8p. It comes with Beautification that detects your sin type and applies a custom solution. As one of the features that come with this device, the Portrait Bokeh mode has a natural-looking Bokeh mode that highlights a specific object in place.

The front camera will further give you perfect selfies throughout. It increases selfie qualities and still delivers clarity and details even during night time. On the other hand, selfie focus allows you to have a gentle background thus giving you the main focus of the photo.


Similar to Huawei Y8p, this phone also comes with Kirin 710 as its processor. The user interface is relatively clean and uses multiple home screens. The EMUI 9.1 allows you to get up to 59% faster app launch and up to 57% smooth UI operation. The software comes with very few bloatware apps with Google apps and services coming at default.

The phone has ample memory and high APP performance. Apps can run smoothly in the background without any need of refreshing when switching from one App to the other. Gamers will be advantaged with this phone due to its swiftness and minimal lags that are enabled by GPU Turbo 3.0.  There are fewer lags between sessions and this enables one to switch from one task to the other with ease. Enjoy your multimedia content, access your emails and keep up with your social life without the phone overheating as the phone is able to cool itself down with ease.

Using the newly upgraded GPU Turbo 3.0, Huawei Y8s can cover more than 20 games. While doing this, the System on Chips (Sock) power consumption is decreased to 10%. On the other hand, the underlying system performance remains greatly optimized and further provides a continuous and enjoyable gaming experience. It basically improves CPU and GPU processor performance while accelerating graphic processing.


Huawei Y8s comes with a non-removable battery of 4000 mAh that is similar to that of Huawei Y8p. The battery can support web surfing, music playing, and video playback for up to extended periods. This feature itself gives the user stress-free and relaxed extended periods of enjoying the phone’s use without worrying about constantly carrying a power bank. The device can easily get the user through one and a half days upon full charging. This device can charge under 5 V/2 A using a Type c charger.


You will now have fewer worries about deleting your files so as to create more space for new files. This device has you covered with its 4G RAM and a 64 GB ROM. The 4GB RAM allows users to swiftly run several apps simultaneously and even switch between them with ease. Similarly, the 64 GB ROM gives one ample space to store all your favourite apps, videos, and games. The memory card slot that enables one to expand storage works with a Micro SD card. It also shares a hybrid slot with the SIM card and can further support up to 528GB of storage.


The advanced rear fingerprint technology has a very fast unlock speed and is much improved from Huawei Y7p. It effortlessly works while providing payment and unlocking the phone. Upon touching the phone, the screen lights a fingerprint LED at the screen’s bottom, where one can place the finger.


In terms of biometrics, Huawei Y8s is well secured with a fingerprint sensor and face unlock feature. The two biometrics work hand in hand to prevent unwanted access. The fingerprint sensor usually allows enrolled fingerprints to access through the device while facial recognition only accepts recognized facial setups.


The connectivity aspects of Huawei Y8s includes Wi-Fi 802.11a/b/g/n/ac 2.4 GHz/5 GHz, Bluetooth 5.0,3.5 mm ear jack, Ambient Light Sensor, Fingerprint Sensor, Compass, Gravity.



Emerald Green, Midnight Black

Primary Camera

16MP and Above



Screen Size

6.0 & Above

Secondary Camera

8MP and Above

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