Honor Play

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Market Status: Available in India | Launch Date in India: 6 August, 2018 |
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64 GB
16 MP+2 MP Dual lens Primary Camera, 16 MP Front Camera
6.3 inches 1080 x 2340 pixels
Huawei Kirin 970, Octa Core
Non-removable Li-Po 3750 mAh battery
  • FM Radio
  • 3G /4G
  • Finger print sensor
  • Dual SIM /Nano SIM
  • GPRS
  • WIFI
  • Bluetooth
  • VoLTE
  • Secondary Camera

Honor Play Price

Honor Play Review

  • Slim, attractive design
  • Top-end power
  • Big display
  • One storage option
  • No wireless charging
  • Singular speaker

Unique Features

The device is equipped with GPU Turbo technology that is claimed to help boost performance, lower power consumption, and enhances picture quality. The mobile also claims to be 2x more stable while gaming. The smartphone comes with 7.1-channel Histen sound and 3D game sound effects, which produces superb sound quality. Its camera is another attractive specification which houses dual camera at rear with dual AF and AI scene recognition that can identify 22 different categories and over 500 scenes.

The Honor Play is launched in India. The phone features a large 6.3-inch notched full-screen IPS LCD display with 1080 x 2340 Full HD+ resolution, 19:9 aspect ratio, with 85 percent NTSC color gamut. It is powered by an octa-core 10nm Kirin 970 chipset with a dedicated NPU to power the AI features. It is clubbed with Mali-G72 MP12 GPU, 4/6GB RAM, and 64GB default storage. The storage can be expanded up to 256GB via microSD card. The GPU Turbo technology present on board is claimed to help boost performance, lower power consumption, and enhances picture quality. The mobile also claims to be 2x more stable while gaming. The smartphone also comes with 7.1-channel Histen sound and 3D game sound effects.

  In terms of optics, the Honor Play houses a 16MP(f/2.2) + 2MP(f/2.4) dual-lens camera system with dual AF and AI scene recognition that can identify 22 different categories and over 500 scenes. On the front is a 16MP(f/2.0) selfie camera with AI portrait feature. The smartphone also supports 3D portrait lighting. The connectivity aspects on board the unit include wifi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac, wifi direct, hotspot, v4.2, BLE, 2.0 USB Type-C, with A-GPS, GLONASS, BDS, and dual sim. It packs a non-removable Li-Po 3750 mAh capacity battery with fast charging support which can provide up to 1.5 days of usage even for heavy users. In terms of software, the Honor Play will be the company’s first product to ship with the Android 8.1(Oreo)-based EMUI 8.2 out of the box. Sensors present on board include a fingerprint sensor, accelerometer, proximity, compass, ambient light sensor, gyroscope and gravity sensor.

   The smartphone is available in Indian market in Black, Blue and Violet colors. The Honor Play is priced at Rs. 21,000 for 4/64GB variant and Rs. 25,100 for 6/64GB variant. .

₹ 15,999

Honor Play Specifications

Operating System Android OS, v8.1 (Oreo)
Custom UI EMUI 8.2
Device type Phablet
Sim Dual Sim
Colours Black, Blue
Status Available in India
Global Release Date June, 2018
Indian Release Date 6 August, 2018
Dimensions 157.91 x 74.27 x 7.84 mm
Weight 176 g
Screen size 6.3 inches
Form Factor Touch
Screen resolution 1080 x 2340 pixels
Touchscreen Capacitive Touchscreen
Technology (Display Type) IPS LCD
Chipset Huawei Kirin 970
CPU Octa Core (4 x 2.4 GHz, Cortex A73+ 4 x 1.8 GHz, Cortex A53)
GPU Mali-G72 MP12 (GPU Turbo)
Internal Storage 64 GB Storage
External Storage Up to 256 GB
Card Slot microSD Card
Phonebook Unlimited
Messaging SMS, MMS, Email, Push Mail, IM
Call Records Unlimited
Primary camera 16 MP (f/2.2) + 2 MP (f/2.4) Camera with LED Flash
Front Camera 16 MP (f/2.0) Camera
Video Recording 2160p@30fps, 1080p@30fps
Camera Features Geo Tagging, HDR, 4K video recording, AI Beauty, Panorama, Portrait Mode, Time Lapse, Slow Motion
Audio Player MP3, WAV, AMR, AWB
Video Player MP4, 3GP, H.263, H.264, AAC, AAC+
Games Yes
FM Radio Yes
Speakers Yes
Audio Jack 3.5mm Audio Jack
Type Non-removable Li-Po 3750 mAh battery
Edge Yes
WLAN Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac, WiFi Direct, hotspot
Bluetooth v4.2, BLE
USB 2.0 USB Type-C
GPS Facility with A-GPS, GLONASS, BDS
Browser HTML5
3G Speed HSPA, LTE
2G GSM 850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900 MHz
3G HSDPA 900 / 1900 / 2100 MHz
Sensors Fingerprint Sensor, Accelerometer, Proximity, Compass, Ambient Light sensor, Gyroscope, Gravity sensor
Other Features Face Unlock, Quick Charging, NFC, AI Camera

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  • Honor Play 4 Pro Tipped Launch With Kirin 990 SoC Soon

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