Honor Play Released Globally with Kirin 970

Honor Play

After a successful release of Sony Xperia XZ3 at IFA 2018, Huawei also took a step in the proceedings. Its subsidiary Honor releases the Honor Play smartphone having flagship Hisilicon Kirin 970 SoC. Now, the Honor Play becomes the cheapest smartphone to have Kirin970.

The device will now be available in European Noth American countries. This device has been launched earlier in China and India. In India, it has a price of Rs 19,999 for the 4GB model and for 6GB the price is Rs 23,999. It will now have the price around $385 and 329 Euros.

Honor Play Specifications:

Screen6.3 inches Full HD + IPS LCD
2340 x 1080 pixels
Ratio of 19.5: 9
2.5D Gorilla Glass
ChipsetHuawei HiSilicon Kirin 970 octa-core (4 x 2.4GHz A73 + 4 x 1.8GHz A53), 10nm
dedicated NPU
GPUMali-G72 MP12
GPU Turbo
Storage64GB (UFS 2.1)
Expandable up to 256GB with SD
Primary: 16MP with LED flash, f / 2.2 aperture, PDAF
Secondary: 2MP with f / 2.4 aperture
Electronic image stabilization (EIS) Front camera: 16MP, f / 2.0 aperture
AudioHeadphone Output 3.5mm
IP ratingNone
SensorsFingerprint Sensor (Rear)
Ambient Light
Sensor Gravity Sensor
Proximity Sensor
Network4G LTE TDD: B38 / B40 / B41
4G LTE FDD: B1 / B3 / B5 / B7 / B8 / B20
3G WCDMA: B1 / B2 / B5 / B8
2G GSM: B2 / B3 / B5 / B8
ConnectivityUSB Type-C (USB 2.0)
Wi-Fi 2.4GHz: 802.11 b / g / n
Wi-Fi 5GHz: 802.11 a / n / ac
Bluetooth 4.2
GPS / AGPS / Glonass
SoftwareAndroid 8.1 Oreo
EMUI 8.2
Weight and dimensions157.91 × 74.27 × 7.84mm
ColorsUltra Violet, Navy Blue, Midnight Black, Black and Red Player Edition

Honor Play

It is released as a means for gaming. Also, it is Honor’s first device to infix the GPU Turbo – a revolutionary technology which advances graphics performance by 60%. It can perform well than Mi Mix 2S, iPhone X, and Xiaomi Mi 8. In addition, this device supports a 4D gaming experience thanks to the same GPU Turbo technology. This is made possible because Honor Play can detect various game scenes, including shots, explosions, and earthquakes. At the same time it also provides a 3D sound experience, so you can clearly locate where action shots come from. At the screen level, this device has a special coating that reduces glare and improves the gaming experience under direct light.

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