The phone comes with a 5.71-inch touchscreen display with a resolution of 720×1520 pixels and an aspect ratio of 18.5:9. Honor 8S is powered by an octa-core MediaTek Helio A22 (MT6761) processor. It comes with 2GB of RAM. The Honor 8S runs Android Pie and is powered by a 3020mAh battery.
As far as the cameras are concerned, the Honor 8S on the rear packs a 13-megapixel camera with an f/1.8 aperture. The rear camera setup has autofocus. It sports a 5-megapixel camera on the front for selfies, with an f/2.2 aperture.
The Honor 8S runs EMUI 9.0 based on Android Pie and packs 16GB of inbuilt storage that can be expanded via microSD card (up to 512GB) with a dedicated slot. The Honor 8S is a dual-SIM smartphone that accepts Nano-SIM and Nano-SIM cards. The Honor 8S measures 147.13 x 70.78 x 8.45mm (height x width x thickness) and weighs 146.00 grams. It was launched in Black, Blue, and Gold colours. It bears a plastic body.
Connectivity options on the Honor 8S include Wi-Fi, Micro-USB, 3G, and 4G with active 4G on both SIM cards. Sensors on the phone include accelerometer, ambient light sensor, and proximity sensor.