Gaming-centric smartphone Honor Play was launched in India earlier this month after having been launched last month in China. The device went on sale for the first time on August 6 on Amazon, and was promptly sold out within 20 seconds.
It will be available for purchase on Amazon via flash sale today at 12 pm (noon). The Honor Play is priced starting at Rs 19,999 for the 4GB+64GB variant, and at Rs 23,999 for the 6GB/64GB variant.
— Honor India (@HiHonorIndia) August 21, 2018
Huawei Honor Play Specifications
The Honor Play features a 6.3-inch FHD+ display that comes with a notch and a 19.5:9 aspect ratio. The device is powered by the Kirin 970 chipset, and is being offered in 4GB/6GB variants with 64GB of internal storage that’s expandable by up to 256GB with a microSD card.
On the imaging front, the Honor Play sports dual-rear cameras, with a 16MP primary sensor and a 2MP secondary sensor. On the front, the device comes with a 16MP camera for selfies and video chats. While the rear camera setup is said to support AI recognition to suit the available lighting, the front camera also comes with other supposedly AI-driven features such as portrait lighting just like the iPhone X and Huawei P20 Pro.
In terms of connectivity, the device has a hybrid SIM slot with 4G VoLTE capability. It also has a USB Type-C port, Bluetooth 5.0, Wi-Fi, GPS and a 3.5 mm headphone jack. The phone carries a 3,750mAh battery, and runs Android 8.1 Oreo with the company’s own EMUI 8.2 custom interface on top.
Here are the key specifications at a glance:
|Display||6.3 inch, Full View FHD + (1080 x 2340 pixels) IPS LCD|
|Memory||4/6 GB RAM|
|Storage||64GB ROM + MicroSD, up to 256 GB (uses SIM 2 slot)|
|Processor||Huawei Kirin 970, Octa-Core (4*2.36Ghz + 4*1.8Ghz) with GPU Turbo|
|Camera||16MP f/2.2 + 2MP f/2.4,
LED Flash, 4K Support
|Front||16 MP f/2.0,
|OS+UI||Android 8.1 + EMUI 8.2|
|Battery||3750mAh with Quick Charge support|
|Sensor||Fingerprint sensor, accelerometer, gyroscope, proximity sensor, compass
|WiFi||Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac, dual-band|
- Buy the Honor Play from Amazon: (starts at Rs 19,999)