Honor Play is a breakthrough in smartphones with high quality and amazing specs. You can experience 4D Gaming with Smart Shock and immerse yourself in the game with the high graphics and great quality of Honor Play. But that’s not all! Honor Play offers all this greatness at a reasonable price! All and all, it is just impossible not to fall in love with this new smartphone!
Design & Display
Honor Play’s design is simple and chic. This device measures 157.9 x 74.3 x 7.5 mm and weighs 176g. It has an aluminum frame body and back accompanied by a glass front.
The screen is a 6.3 inches IPS LCD with a 1080 x 2340 resolution. The high display resolution leads to a smooth, crisp display with an aspect ratio of 19.5:9, which leads to 409 PPI pixel density.
The colors offered for this model are Midnight Black, Navy Blue, Ultra Violet, Player Edition Red and Player Edition Black.
Internal design, UI and Performance
The operating system on this smartphone is EMUI 9.1 on Android 8.1, which is upgradeable to Android 9. The chipset used in Honor Play is Kirin 970, and you can be sure that you are getting a smooth, fast smartphone.
GPU Turbo improves performance by about 60 percent and decreases power consumption by about 30%.
The graphic performance is brilliant, offering you a high-end gaming performance as well as the overall quality.
Smart Shock is a cool feature that allows you to fully immerse in the games by offering proper vibration feedbacks considering the game situations like battles and weapon changing just like a game console!
As for the memory, it comes with an impressive option of 4GB or 6GB RAM; and a 64GB memory storage.
The Honor Play has a dual-camera setup. First off, there is the main 16MP camera that supports 3D portrait lighting, phase-detection and autofocus. Then there is a tiny 2MP sensor, which is used for depth sensing. It adds more creativity and quality; and is used for portraits and autofocus assistance. The selfie camera is an impressive 16MP lens that supports AI portrait mode and 3D portrait lighting.
The night mode is a feature that you need! The image quality in low light conditions is of high quality with a wide dynamic range is wider, with a lot of details and life-like colors. The pictures also contain a desirable amount of contrast and sharpness.
The portrait Mode delivers eye-catching subject isolation with a wide dynamic range, as well.
The Honor Play’s photos are beautiful. The colors are easy on the eyes, with every aspect set to perfection and an excellent dynamic range.
As for video recording, you can shoot 4K videos at 30fps or 1080P videos at 30/60fps with extraordinary resolution and real-life depth in every frame.
The Honor Play has a Li-Po 3750 mAh battery and supports Fast Charging up to 18W. It also has an adapter called QuickCharge that charges your phone from 0 to 35 in just 30 minutes.
The Honor Play supports 3D sound effects for an even better gaming experience. You get a rich and deep sound with excellent quality.
Some features of the Honor Play are accelerometer, compass, gyro, proximity, NFC.
As for Security, you can use both the fingerprint reader or face unlock.
The Honor Play offers a high-end gaming experience alongside a lot of exciting features and brilliant technology, making it an excellent choice for gamers and those of you who look for an outstanding smartphone!
|Technology||GSM / CDMA / HSPA / LTE|
|Status||Available. Released 2018, August|
|Dimensions||157.9 x 74.3 x 7.5 mm (6.22 x 2.93 x 0.30 in)|
|Weight||176 g (6.21 oz)|
|Build||Glass front, aluminum back, aluminum frame|
|SIM||Hybrid Dual SIM (Nano-SIM, dual stand-by)|
|Size||6.3 inches, 97.4 cm2 (~83.0% screen-to-body ratio)|
|Resolution||1080 x 2340 pixels, 19.5:9 ratio (~409 ppi density)|
|OS||Android 8.1 (Oreo), upgradable to Android 9.0 (Pie), EMUI 9.1|
|Chipset||Kirin 970 (10 nm)|
|CPU||Octa-core (4x2.4 GHz Cortex-A73 & 4x1.8 GHz Cortex-A53)|
|Card slot||microSDXC (uses shared SIM slot)|
|Internal||64GB 4GB RAM, 64GB 6GB RAM|
|Dual||16 MP, f/2.2, PDAF 2 MP, f/2.4, (depth)|
|Features||LED flash, HDR, panorama|
|Video||4K@30fps, 1080p@60fps, 1080p@30fps (gyro-EIS)|
|Single||16 MP, f/2.0, 26mm (wide), 1/3.06", 1.0µm|
|WLAN||Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac, dual-band, Wi-Fi Direct, hotspot|
|Bluetooth||4.2, A2DP, LE, EDR, aptX HD|
|GPS||Yes, with A-GPS, GLONASS, BDS|
|USB||2.0, Type-C 1.0 reversible connector|
|NFC||Yes (market dependent)|
|Sensors||Fingerprint (rear-mounted), accelerometer, gyro, proximity, compass|
|Charging||Non-removable Li-Po 3750 mAh battery Fast charging 18W|
|Colors||Midnight Black, Navy Blue, Violet, Player Edition Red, Player Edition Black|
|Models||COR-L29, COR-L09, COR-AL00, COR-AL10, COR-TL10|
|SAR||1.10 W/kg (head)|
|Performance||AnTuTu: 204876 (v7), 238754 (v8) GeekBench: 6696 (v4.4), 1647 (v5.1) GFXBench: 21fps (ES 3.1 onscreen)|
|Display||Contrast ratio: 1135:1 (nominal), 3.349 (sunlight)|
|Camera||Photo / Video|
|Loudspeaker||Voice 68dB / Noise 73dB / Ring 75dB|
|Battery life||Endurance rating 94h|