Honor Play to go on sale today at 12PM via Amazon India: All you need to know

The Honor Play boasts Huawei's flagship processor.

  • Published: August 29, 2018 9:17 AM IST
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Huawei sub brand Honor launched its latest smartphone, the Honor Play, in India earlier this month. It is one of the many new Honor smartphones launched in recent times. But the selling point of the Honor Play has to be the fact that despite costing Rs 19,999, it sports the Huawei’s flagship Kirin 970 chipset.

Honor has partnered up with Amazon India to sell this smartphone, and it is all set to go on a flash sale today at 12:00PM. Flash sales are not merely a naming gimmick and literally means that the product goes out of stock within seconds, hence we suggest potential customers to be ready before time.

Honor has also partnered with Vodafone to offer 10GB of additional data for 12 months for both prepaid and postpaid customers. Customers will receive 10GB data at the beginning of every monthly cycle for 12 cycles. Vodafone subscribers must have an unlimited pack to be eligible for this offer.

Honor Play price, specifications, and features

Despite having a modest price tag of Rs 19,999, the Honor Play is packed with flagship-grade hardware. It’s powered by Huawei’s top-of-the-line Kirin 970 SoC, paired with 4/6GB of RAM, and 64GB of internal storage. The smartphone also supports microSD cards of up to 256GB. Honor Play sports a 6.3-inch FullHD+ notched display with a resolution of 1080×2340 pixels.

It has a dual-camera system at the back, with one 16-megapixel sensor and one 2-megapixel sensor. Up front, there’s a 16-megapixel camera for selfies and video calls. From Wi-Fi 802.11a/b/g/n/ac to USB Type-C, the Honor Play has all the connectivity options you could ask for. It’s backed by a 3,750mAh battery.

WATCH: Honor Play First Look

Honor Play runs Android 8.1 Oreo with Huawei’s EMUI 8.1 UI overlay baked on top. The standout feature of the Honor Play is Huawei’s ‘GPU Turbo’ technology, which works under-the-hood to (supposedly) provide the best gaming performance.

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Honor Play


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HiSilicon Kirin 970 octa-core SoC
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  • Published Date: August 29, 2018 9:17 AM IST