The Honor Play has been launched in India by Huawei sub-brand Honor. It offers specifications such as a HiSilicon Kirin 970 SoC and a dual camera setup at a price of Rs. 19,999 for the 4GB RAM variant and Rs. 23,999 for the 6GB RAM configuration. The Honor Play is also the first smartphone in India to feature GPU Turbo, a technology that Huawei is touting to be the next big revolution in mobile gaming.
Honor Play smartphone was launched in June 2018. The phone comes with a 6.30-inch touchscreen display with a resolution of 1080x2340 pixels and an aspect ratio of 19.5:9.
Honor Play is powered by a 2.36GHz octa-core HiSilicon Kirin 970 processor that features 4 cores clocked at 2.36GHz and 4 cores clocked at 1.8GHz. It comes with 4GB of RAM.
The Honor Play runs Android 8.1 and is powered by a 3,750mAh battery. The Honor Play supports proprietary fast charging.
As far as the cameras are concerned, the Honor Play on the rear packs a 16-megapixel primary camera with an f/2.2 aperture and a second 2-megapixel camera with an f/2.4 aperture. The rear camera setup has phase detection autofocus. It sports a 16-megapixel camera on the front for selfies, with an f/2.0 aperture.
The Honor Play runs EMUI 8.2 based on Android 8.1 and packs 64GB of inbuilt storage that can be expanded via microSD card (up to 256GB). The Honor Play is a dual-SIM (GSM and GSM) smartphone that accepts Nano-SIM and Nano-SIM cards.
Connectivity options on the Honor Play include Wi-Fi 802.11 a/ac, GPS, Bluetooth v4.20, USB Type-C, 3G, and 4G. Sensors on the phone include accelerometer, ambient light sensor, compass/ magnetometer, gyroscope, proximity sensor, and fingerprint sensor. The Honor Play supports face unlock with 3D face recognition.
The Honor Play measures 157.91 x 74.27 x 7.48mm (height x width x thickness) and weighs 176.00 grams. It was launched in Black, Blue, and Violet colours.
As of 26th June 2019, Honor Play price in India starts at Rs. 13,999.
|Product Name||Price in India|
|Honor Play (Navy Blue, 4GB RAM, 64GB)||₹ 13,999|
|Honor Play (Midnight Black, 4GB, 64GB)||₹ 14,999|
|Honor Play (Ultra Violet, 6GB RAM, 64GB)||₹ 14,999|
|Honor Play (Midnight Black, 6GB RAM, 64GB)||₹ 15,999|
|Honor Play (Navy Blue, 6GB RAM, 64GB)||₹ 15,999|
Honor Play price in India starts from ₹ 13,999. The lowest price of Honor Play is ₹ 13,999 at Amazon.
|Release date||June 2018|
|Launched in India||Yes|
|Dimensions (mm)||157.91 x 74.27 x 7.48|
|Battery capacity (mAh)||3750|
|Colours||Black, Blue, Violet|
|Screen size (inches)||6.30|
|Processor||2.36GHz octa-core (4x2.36GHz + 4x1.8GHz)|
|Processor make||HiSilicon Kirin 970|
|Expandable storage type||microSD|
|Expandable storage up to (GB)||256|
|Rear camera||16-megapixel (f/2.2) + 2-megapixel (f/2.4)|
|Rear autofocus||Phase detection autofocus|
|Front camera||16-megapixel (f/2.0)|
|Operating system||Android 8.1|
|Wi-Fi standards supported||802.11 a/ac|
|Bluetooth||Yes, v 4.20|
|Number of SIMs||2|
|3D face recognition||Yes|
|Ambient light sensor||Yes|