Last month, Honor – the sub-brand of Huawei had launched Honor 9N to cater to the budget segment in India. It came with some decent specs. Now they have launched another phone today with some flagship-grade features. Called Honor Play, the handset will exclusively be available on Amazon India and Honor’s own e-commerce store today i.e. 6th August 2018.
Honor Play Pricing & Availability
The Honor Play is priced at Rs 19,999 for the base variant and Rs 23,999 for the 6GB RAM variant in India. Both variants come in Mid Night Black and Navy Blue colour and are available for sale exclusively on Amazon India starting at 4pm today.
Honor Play specification and features
The Honor Play comes with a 6.3 inch full HD IPS display with 409ppi and 19.5:9 screen to body ratio. It comes with a notch which contains housing for selfie camera and sensors. The screen also comes with a 2.5D glass protection.
As for the performance, the Honor Play comes with an in-house developed HiSilicon Kirin 970 octa-core processor coupled with 4/6 GB LPDDR4X RAM and GPU turbo technology which is company’s latest addition.
It comes with a 64gb UFS 2.1 storage onboard and an option for external storage through microSD upto 256gb. Honor Play runs on Android Oreo-based custom EMUI 8.2 OS.
The interesting part in Honor play is its brand new feature called turbo GPU technology which can boost graphics without sucking a lot of battery. The company touts that this Turbo GPU technology can boost performance by 60% while decreasing power consumption by 30%. Another great feature is AI Gaming, which gives 4D gaming experience with intelligent gaming vibrations and 3D gaming sound effect.
Talking about the camera Honor Play is backed by 16+2 MP AI-powered dual camera setup on the back with EIS and 4K video recording. It has a 16MP front shooter with f/2.0 aperture with pixel size of 2.0um. The phone includes a rear-mounted fingerprint sensor, face unlock feature, a 7.1-channel audio.
Honor play Connectivity options include hybrid Dual-SIMs, Dual 4G VoLTE, Wi-Fi, Bluetooth 4.2, GPS, and NFC. Talking about the battery, it comes with a 3,750mAh battery with fast charging support and has smart power management tool for efficient battery usage.