Huawei’s Honor brand just launched the Honor Play smartphone in India with a price tag of Rs. 19,999 for the 4GB RAM variant, and Rs. 23,999 for the 6GB RAM variant.
Honor Play come as an Amazon exclusive device in India and will start retailing today at 4 pm and come in two colour variants – Midnight Black and Navy Blue
As part of launch offers, there’s no-cost EMI offer by Axis Bank while Vodafone is giving 10GB data for 12 months, along with an Amazon Prime subscription, and more.
The new Honor smartphone comes with a notch on the top and 19.5:9 aspect ratio display and Honor’s GPU Turbo technology which is said to increase the performance of the device by as much as 60 percent while bringing down its battery consumption by 30 percent as per the company.
The company announced that the Honor Play will get an AI Gaming update in the near future, bringing features like 4D Gaming (with intelligent vibrations based on the game being played) and 3D Gaming Audio with surround sound. The Honor Play also features a ‘Gaming Suite’, which will allow users to manage calls and other notifications to prevent interruptions to their gaming session.
The smartphone has a 16-megapixel rear camera AI scene recognition that can detect over 500 scenes and the 2-megapixel secondary rear camera for portrait shots. The 16-megapixel front camera uses pixel binning technology, combining the information from four pixels to create one large 2.0µm pixel. It has a metal back and packs a 3750mAh battery with support for fast charging.
The device sports a dual camera setup at the back with a 16-megapixel (f/2.2) primary sensor and a 2-megapixel (f/2.4) secondary sensor. The camera setup offers features like PDAF, single-LED flash and more. At the front, the Honor Play comes with a 16-megapixel selfie shooter with a f/2.0 aperture.
Connectivity options on the device include a hybrid dual-SIM setup, 4G VoLTE, Wi-Fi 802.11ac, Bluetooth 4.2, USB Type-C, GPS/ A-GPS and a 3.5mm headphone jack. It is backed by a 3750 mAh battery. The smartphone measures 157.91×74.27×7.48mm and weighs 176 grams.