Huawei’s sub-brand Honor had launched the Honor Play 4D gaming smartphone in China in the month of June. The Honor Play that is packed with flagship specs is the first phone to arrive with Huawei’s GPU Turbo technology which enables accelerated GPU experience for gaming. Today, the same smartphone has been unveiled in India with an enticing starting price of Rs. 19,999.
Honor Play Specifications and Features
The Honor Play that features a metal body is fitted with a 6.3-inch IPS LCD screen. The notched display offers 19:9 aspect ratio and Full HD+ resolution of 2340 x 1080 pixels. The Kirin 970 flagship chipset that includes a dedicated NPU unit for AI tasks powers the smartphone.
The base model of the Honor Play has 4 GB of RAM and 64 GB of native storage whereas the higher variant includes 6 GB of RAM and same amount of inbuilt storage. For more storage, there is a microSD card slot. The rear panel of the Honor Play features f/2.2 aperture 16-megapixel + f/2.4 aperture 2-megapixel vertical dual camera. At the front is the f/2.0 aperture 16-megapixel camera.
The Honor Play is preloaded with EMUI 8.2 flavored Android 8.1 Oreo. Similar to haptic feedback, the Honor Play can vibrate when it can detect gaming scene such as gunshots and explosions. According to Huawei, GPU Turbo technology accelerates the GPU performance of the phone by 60 percent. The 3,750mAh battery of the Honor Play supports 18W fast charging through USB-C. The other features of the smartphone include fingerprint scanner, face unlock, 4G VoLTE, Bluetooth 4.2, Wi-Fi 802.11ac, GPS and 3.5mm audio jack.
Honor Play Pricing and Availability
The Honor Play is exclusively available for buying Amazon India and Honor’s online store for India. The 4 GB and 6 GB RAM variants of the smartphone are respectively priced at Rs. 19,999 and Rs. 23,999.
The handset can be availed in colors like Midnight Black and Navy Blue. The launch offers that are available for Honor Play customers include free 10 GB monthly data for a year by Vodafone, free Amazon Prime subscription and no cost EMI.
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