The Honor Play features a matte finish on the back.
The Honor Play features a matte finish on the back.

Honor Play gaming smartphone launched in India: Price, specifications and offers

The Honor Play sports a 6.3-inch Full-HD+ display with a resolution of 2340x1080 is powered by an octa-core Kirin 970 SoC bundled with GPU Turbo which significantly improves graphics performance.

Huawei sub-brand Honor launched its latest gaming smartphone, the Honor Play in India today. The Honor Play is priced at 19,999 for the 4GB RAM variant while the 6GB variant is priced at 23,999. The phone is available exclusively through Amazon.in.

Honor Play specifications:

The Honor Play sports a 6.3-inch Full-HD+ display with a resolution of 2340x1080. It is powered by an octa-core Kirin 970 SoC along with Mali-G72 GPU and a built in NPU (neural processor unit). It comes 6GB and 8GB RAM variants with 64GB internal storage that is expandable up to 256GB with a microSD card. It runs Android Oreo 8.1 with EMUI 8.2 atop and is backed by a 3,750mAh battery.

On the optical front, it boasts a vertically stacked, 16MP + 2MP dual-camera setup with f/2.2 aperture. On the front is a 16MP camera with f/2.0 aperture.

Connectivity options on the Honor Play include include 4G VoLTE, Wi-Fi 802.11ac, Bluetooth 4.2, GPS, and USB Type-C.

The phone comes in Navy Blue and Midnight Black colour variants.

What’s new?

The neural processing unit (NPU) on the Honor Play is said to consume only 2% battery as compared to other CPUs capable of performing similar AI tasks.

The GPU Turbo is an integrated hardware-software graphics processor acceleration technology which significantly improves graphics performance, bringing about a much smoother gaming experience.

Price and offers:

The Honor Play is priced at 19,999 for the 4GB RAM variant while the 6GB variant is priced at 23,999. The phone is available exclusively through Amazon.in. Vodafone’s launch offer provides 10GB of data additional per month for a year, along with an Amazon Prime subscription, and more.

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