The Honor Waterplay 8 is a smaller version of the 2017 Waterplay tablet with a 10.1-inch screen. Just like the name says, the tablet has an 8-inch screen. When it launched back in October, it was available as a Wi-Fi only tablet. Today, Honor has announced an LTE version just in time for the holidays.
The LTE version comes in only one configuration – 4GB RAM + 64GB unlike the Wi-Fi only version that is available in 4GB RAM + 64GB RAM and 4GB RAM + 128GB variants. The price for the LTE version is ¥1699 (~$246), same price as the 128GB version of the tablet. The rest of the specs are the same.
The Honor Waterplay 8 has an 8-inch LCD IPS display with a 1920 x 1200 resolution. It is powered by a Kirin 659 processor and also has GPU Turbo technology. Irrespective of the variant you choose, you will be able to expand the storage via a MicroSD card slot (256GB max.).
The Honor Waterplay 8 has a 13MP + 5MP dual camera combo on the rear and an 8MP f/2.0 front-facing camera. Just like the 10.1-inch version, the Honor Waterplay 8 is waterproof and dustproof as it has an IP67-rating. It also has a front-mounted fingerprint scanner, Harman Kardon dual speakers and a type-C port. It packs a 5,100mAh battery with support for 18W fast-charging.
The Honor Waterplay 8 LTE version is already available for pre-order on Vmall. Those who pre-order the phone will get a free pair of Honor AM115 wired in-ear headphones. The tablet will be available in Silver and Champagne Gold and will go on sale on December 25.