Last month, Huawei s sub-brand Honor launched its Honor Play smartphone in India. A gaming-centric device, the Honor Play comes with flagship-grade hardware despite having a modest price tag. Also Read - Let our firms take part in 5G trials, China tells IndiaAlso Read - Samsung takes lead from Apple in Q1 2021 smartphone shipments: Canalys
If you ve been planning to buy a smartphone under Rs 20,000, the Honor Play is definitely something you should consider. The smartphone s going to go on sale on Amazon India today, so here s everything you need to know about it. Also Read - Amazon Fire TV Cube (2nd Gen) launched in India: It comes with Alexa integration
Honor Play: Flash sale details, price, and other offers
Having a starting price of Rs 19,999, Honor Play will be available on Amazon India at 12PM via flash sale. Since there s going to be limited units up for grabs, we d advise getting online a few minutes ahead of the sale s commencement, preferably on a fast and reliable network connection.
Successful buyers shall be entitled to receive 10GB of additional data for 12 months from Vodafone India, provided they have a Vodafone Red or Vodafone Red4business plan worth at least Rs 399.
Honor Play: Features and Specifications
Honor Play is powered by Huawei s top-of-the-line Kirin 970 SoC (next only to the recently launched Kirin 980), paired with 4GB of RAM and 64GB of on-board storage. There s also support for microSD cards of up to 256GB. Up front, the smartphone has a 6.3-inch FullHD+ notched display with a resolution of 1080×2340 pixels.
Watch: Honor Play First Look
For imaging, Honor Play has a dual-camera system at the back, comprised of a 16-megapixel sensor and a 2-megapixel sensor. Up front, there s a 16-megapixel camera for selfies and video calls. From 802.11a/b/g/n/ac to USB Type-C, the Honor Play has all modern connectivity options, with a 3,750mAh battery backing up the entire package.
Honor Play runs Android 8.1 Oreo with Huawei s EMUI 8.1 UI overlay baked on top. The standout feature of the smartphone is Huawei s GPU Turbo technology, which works under-the-hood to (supposedly) provide the best gaming performance.