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  • Outstanding performance
  • Huge storage
  • Good cameras
  • Quick-charging
Beware of
  • Average battery backup

Verdict

The Honor Play is a nice smartphone which has a lot of strong features. The configuration, cameras and storage all are up to the mark. Though the smartphone contains an underpowered battery, the inclusion of the quick-charging makes the battery segments batter. Overall, if you are looking for a mid-range smartphone, you can try for the Honor Play. 

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Display and Storage

The Honor Play flaunts a 6.3-inch IPS LCD display with a pixel density of 409 PPI. The smartphone comes with a screen resolution of 1,080 x 2,340 pixels. It carries a pixel density of 19.5:9. Just under the rear camera module, a fingerprint sensor is present that enhances the security as well as the convenience of the system.

As far as the storage is concerned, a 64GB is provided to fulfil the storage needs. Moreover, it is further increased up to 256GB by using a memory card.

Configuration and Connectivity

The Honor Play is equipped with two quad-core processors as 2.36GHz Cortex A73 and 1.8GHz Cortex A53. Those are aided by an I& co-processor and a 4GB RAM. Moreover, the graphical requirements of the system are taken care of by a Mali-G72 MP12 GPU. The entire combination is placed on a HiSilicon Kirin 970 chipset. 

As for the connectivity, the smartphone comes with a lot of options such as 4G with VoLTE, W-Fi, mobile hotspot, Bluetooth, GPS and USB type-C.


Camera and Battery

The Honor Play has blessed two lenses as 16MP and 2MP which are accompanied by a Back-illuminated sensor (BSI). The cameras can capture images of 4,616 x 3,464 pixels resolutions and also can record 4k videos at a speed of 30fps. Another 16MP lens is present at the front to take care of the selfie needs.

The smartphone is blessed with a 3,750mAh Li-Polymer battery which provides an average amount of backup. It is further equipped with quick-charging so that you can refill the battery at a lightning fast speed.
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Honor Play price in india
Honor Play price in India is expected to be Rs. 20,990. Honor Play Expected to be launched on Aug 29, 2018.
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Key Specs See Full Specs
Android v8.1 (Oreo)
  • Performance
  • Display
  • Camera
  • Battery
  • Supports Indian bands
  • VoLTE
  • 64 GB + 256 GB Expandable
  • Dual SIM: Nano + Nano (Hybr...
  • Fingerprint sensor
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Honor Play Specifications

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General
Launch Date August 29, 2018 (Expected)
Brand Honor
Model Play
Operating System Android v8.1 (Oreo)
Custom UI
EMUI
SIM Slot(s)
Dual SIM, GSM+GSM
SIM Size
SIM1: Nano
SIM2: Nano (Hybrid)
Network 4G: Available (supports Indian bands)
3G: Available, 2G: Available
Fingerprint Sensor
yes
Quick Charging
yes
Design
Height 157.9 mm
Width 74.2 mm
Thickness 7.4 mm
Very Good
Thickness compared to
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7.4 mm
Average in group
7.9 mm
Best in this group
4.7 mm
Group: 17 - 25 K Phones
Based on specs, benchmarks & expert ratings
Weight 176 grams
Below Average
Weight compared to
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176 grams
Average in group
161 grams
Best in this group
107 grams
Group: 17 - 25 K Phones
Based on specs, benchmarks & expert ratings
Build Material Case: Metal
Back: Metal
Colours Magic Night Black, Aurora Blue, Nebula Violet
Display
Good
Display compared to
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This Device
65%
Average in group
64%
Best in this group
88%
Group: 17 - 25 K Phones
Based on specs, benchmarks & expert ratings
Screen Size
6.3 inches (16 cm)
Screen Resolution
1080 x 2340 pixels
Aspect Ratio 19.5:9
Pixel Density
409 ppi
Best in Class
Pixel Density compared to
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409 ppi
Average in group
401 ppi
Best in this group
561 ppi
Group: 17 - 25 K Phones
Based on specs, benchmarks & expert ratings
Display Type
IPS LCD
Touch Screen yes Capacitive Touchscreen, Multi-touch
Screen to Body Ratio
82.98 %
Performance
Excellent
Performance compared to
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95%
Average in group
67%
Best in this group
99%
Group: 17 - 25 K Phones
Based on specs, benchmarks & expert ratings
Chipset HiSilicon Kirin 970
Processor
Octa core (2.36 GHz, Quad core, Cortex A73 + 1.8 GHz, Quad core, Cortex A53)
Excellent
Processor compared to
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This Device
Quad core, 2.36 GHz, Cortex A73 + Quad core, 1.8 GHz Cortex A53, Chipset: HiSilicon KIRIN 970
Average in group
Quad core, 2.5 GHz, Krait 400, Chipset: Qualcomm MSM8974AC Snapdragon 801
Best in this group
Octa core, 2.8 GHz, Kryo 385, Chipset: Qualcomm Snapdragon
Group: 17 - 25 K Phones
Based on specs, benchmarks & expert ratings
Co-Processor
i7
Architecture
64 bit
Graphics
Mali-G72 MP12
RAM
4 GB
Excellent
RAM compared to
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4 GB
Average in group
3 GB
Best in this group
6 GB
Group: 17 - 25 K Phones
Based on specs, benchmarks & expert ratings
Storage
Best in Class
Storage compared to
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This Device
99%
Average in group
98%
Best in this group
99%
Group: 17 - 25 K Phones
Based on specs, benchmarks & expert ratings
Internal Memory
64 GB
Best in Class
Internal Memory compared to
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64 GB
Average in group
32 GB
Best in this group
128 GB
Group: 17 - 25 K Phones
Based on specs, benchmarks & expert ratings
Expandable Memory
yes Up to 256 GB
Camera
Good
Rear Camera compared to
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57%
Average in group
58%
Best in this group
90%
Group: 17 - 25 K Phones
Based on specs, benchmarks & expert ratings
Main Camera
Resolution 16 MP + 2 MP Dual Primary Cameras
Very Good
Main Camera compared to
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16 MP
Average in group
13 MP
Best in this group
24 MP
Group: 17 - 25 K Phones
Based on specs, benchmarks & expert ratings
Sensor Back-illuminated sensor (BSI)
Autofocus yes Phase Detection autofocus
Physical Aperture F2.2
Flash yes LED Flash
Image Resolution 4616 x 3464 Pixels
Settings Exposure compensation, ISO control
Shooting Modes Continuos Shooting, High Dynamic Range mode (HDR)
Camera Features Digital Zoom, Auto Flash, Face detection, Smile detection, Touch to focus
Video Recording 3840x2160 @ 30 fps
Front Camera
Resolution 16 MP Front Camera
Excellent
Front Camera compared to
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16 MP
Average in group
8 MP
Best in this group
25 MP
Group: 17 - 25 K Phones
Based on specs, benchmarks & expert ratings
Physical Aperture F2.0
Battery
Very Good
Battery compared to
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81%
Average in group
72%
Best in this group
99%
Group: 17 - 25 K Phones
Based on specs, benchmarks & expert ratings
Capacity
3750 mAh
Type Li-Polymer
User Replaceable
no  No
Quick Charging
yes Fast
Network & Connectivity
SIM Size
SIM1: Nano, SIM2: Nano (Hybrid)
Network Support
4G (supports Indian bands), 3G, 2G
VoLTE
yes
SIM 1
4G Bands:
TD-LTE 2600(band 38) / 2300(band 40) / 2500(band 41) / 2100(band 34) / 1900(band 39)
FD-LTE 2100(band 1) / 1800(band 3) / 900(band 8) / 850(band 5)
3G Bands:
UMTS 1900 / 2100 / 850 / 900 MHz
2G Bands:
GSM 1800 / 1900 / 850 / 900 MHz
GPRS:
Available
EDGE:
Available
SIM 2
4G Bands:
TD-LTE 2600(band 38) / 2300(band 40) / 2500(band 41) / 2100(band 34) / 1900(band 39)
FD-LTE 2100(band 1) / 1800(band 3) / 900(band 8) / 850(band 5)
3G Bands:
UMTS 1900 / 2100 / 850 / 900 MHz
2G Bands:
GSM 1800 / 1900 / 850 / 900 MHz
GPRS:
Available
EDGE:
Available
Wi-Fi yes Wi-Fi 802.11, a/ac/b/g/n/n 5GHz
Wi-Fi Features
Mobile Hotspot
Bluetooth
yes v4.2
GPS
yes with A-GPS, Glonass
USB Connectivity Mass storage device, USB charging
USB Type-C
yes (Doesn't support micro-USB)
Multimedia
Loudspeaker yes
Audio Jack 3.5 mm
Special Features
Fingerprint Sensor
yes
Fingerprint Sensor Position Rear
Other Sensors
Light sensor, Proximity sensor, Accelerometer, Compass, Gyroscope
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