Honor X30, Honor Play 30 Plus launched: price, specifications


  • Honor X30 and Honor Play 30 Pus have launched in China
  • The X30 the first-ever Snapdragon 695 powered smartphone
  • The Play 30 Plus is an affordable 5G phone with Dimensity 700

Honor X30 and Honor Play 30 Plus smartphones have been launched in China. The latter is an affordably priced 5G phone driven by the Dimensity 700 SoC. It comes with other exciting features such as a 90Hz display, a massive battery, and 13-megapixel dual cameras.

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The X30 has debuted as the world’s first smartphone powered by the Snapdragon 695 mobile platform. The device is equipped with a 120Hz display, 48-megapixel triple cameras, 66W fast charging and an impressive design. Here are all the details on the specifications, features, and pricing of the X30 and Play 30 Plus smartphones from Honor.

Honor X30 specifications and features

Honor X30

Honor X30 has a 120Hz display and Snapdragon 695 chip

The Honor X30 is fitted with a massive 6.81-inch display with a punch-hole design, which offers a Full HD+ resolution of 2,388 x 1,080 pixels and a 120Hz refresh rate. It has a 16-megapixel camera for capturing selfies and video calls. It is equipped with a round-shaped camera module, which was made available on the Magic 3 series of flagship phones. It houses a 48-megapixel main camera, a 2-megapixel depth assist lens, and a 2-megapixel macro camera.

The Snapdragon 695 chipset powers the Honor X30 with 6GB / 8GB / 12GB of RAM. The device offers 128GB / 256GB of native storage. There is a 4,800mAh battery at the helm of the device, which carries support for 66W fast charging. The company claims that it takes around 30 minutes for the phone to reach 80 percent battery.

Honor Play 30 Plus specifications and features

Honor Play 30 Plus

Honor Play 30 Plus is equipped with a 90Hz display and Dimensity 700

The Honor Play 30 Plus has a 6.74-inch IPS LCD teardrop notch display. It offers an HD+ resolution of 1,600 x 720 pixels and a 90Hz refresh rate. The front side of the phone is fitted with a 5-megapixel selfie camera and its rear camera setup includes a 13-megapixel primary camera and a 2-megapixel depth sensor.

The Play 30 Plus has a 5,000mAh battery that carries support for 22.5W fast charging. It is driven by the Dimensity 700 chipset and 4GB / 6GB / 8GB of RAM. The handset is equipped with 128GB of built-in storage. Both the Honor phones are preinstalled Magic UI 5.0 skinned Android 12 OS and they are equipped with a side-facing fingerprint scanner.

Honor X30, Play 30 Plus pricing and availability

The Honor X30 comes in multiple models such as 6GB RAM + 128GB storage, 8GB RAM + 128GB storage, 8GB RAM + 256GB storage, and 12GB RAM + 256GB storage. They are priced RMB 1,499 (~Rs 17,900), RMB 1,699 (~Rs 20,300), RMB 1,999 (~Rs 23,900), and RMB 2,199 (~Rs 26,300), respectively. It comes in colours such as Morning Gold, Titanium Silver, Charm Sea Blue, Magic Night Black. It is set to go on sale in China from December 24th, 2021.

The Honor Play 30 Plus has arrived in variants like 4GB RAM + 128GB storage, 6GB RAM + 128GB storage, and 8GB RAM + 128GB storage. They are priced at RMB 1,099 (~Rs 13,150), RMB 1,299 (~Rs 15,500), and RMB 1,499 (~Rs 17,900). Its colour variants are Magic Night Black, Meihai Blue, Titanium Silver, and Dawn Gold. Its first sale will be carried out on December 31st, 2021, in China. It is unclear whether Honor has any plans to release these smartphones outside China.

Anvinraj Valiyathara

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