- Honor Play 4 and Play 4 Pro are the latest mid-range offerings from the brand
- The Honor Play 4 is powered by MediaTek Dimensity 800 SoC, whereas the Play 4 Pro rocks Kirin 990 chipset
Honor has launched its new Play-series smartphones, called Honor Play 4 and Honor Play 4 Pro, in China. The handsets are the latest mid-range offerings from Huawei’s sub-brand. Honor Play 4 and Honor Play 4 Pro both come with punch-hole displays and 5G chipsets ticking at their core. While the vanilla Honor Play 4 is powered by MediaTek Dimensity 800 chipset, the ‘Pro’ variant rocks Kirin 990 SoC under the hood. The Honor Play 4 Pro also features infrared temperature measurement that measures the temperature of the body or object between -20-degree Celsius and 100-degree Celsius. It has dual cameras both on the front and and the back. The Honor Play 4, in contrast, has a single front camera sensor, while the rear panel of the handset features quad cameras, highlighted by a 64MP primary sensor.
Honor Play 4, Play 4 Pro price, availability
The Honor Play 4 has been priced at RMB 1,799 (~Rs 19,000) for the 6GB RAM with 128GB storage version, while the 8GB RAM with 128GB storage variant costs RMB 1,999 (~Rs 21,200). The phone will be available for sale from June 12th in the country.
The Honor Play 4 Pro price in China, on the other hand, is set at RMB 2,899 (~Rs 30,800) for the 8GB RAM with 128GB storage variant. The model with infrared temperature measurement comes with a sticker price of RMB 2,999 (~Rs 31,800). The phone will go on sale in China from June 9th.
Honor Play 4 specifications
The Honor Play 4 features a 6.81-inch FHD+ display with 1,080 × 2,400p resolution, 60Hz refresh rate, and 20:9 aspect ratio. The phone is powered by octa-core 7nm MediaTek Dimensity 800 chipset, which has 5G modem integrated. The SoC is mated with VC (Vapour Chamber) cooling support, 6GB/ 8GB RAM and 128GB storage. The handset boots EMUI 10.1 atop Android 10 out of the box.
The Honor Play 4 quad rear camera specifications include 64MP primary sensor with f/1.89 aperture, an 8MP ultra-wide lens with f/2.2 aperture, 2MP macro lens, and 2MP depth sensor with f/2.4 aperture. The front camera of the phone features a 16MP sensor for selfies and video calling. There is a side-mounted fingerprint scanner for security. Connectivity features include 5G, 4G LTE, dual SIM slots, Wi-Fi, Bluetooth 5, GPS/ GLONASS, Type-C port, and 3.5mm headphone jack. A 4,300mAh battery with 22.5W fast charging rounds up the specifications of Honor Play 4.
Honor Play 4 Pro specifications
As for Honor Play 4 Pro, it ships with a 6.57-inch Full HD+ 20:9 LCD screen, Huawei Kirin 990 SoC with Balong 5000 5G modem, VC cooling system, 8GB of RAM and 128GB storage. The handset rocks dual rear cameras comprising 40MP Sony IMX600 RYYB sensor with f/1.8 aperture and 8MP telephoto camera with OIS, 3x optical zoom, 30x digital zoom and LED flash. For selfies and video calling, there is 32MP + 8MP 105-degree ultra-wide dual cameras on the front.
Other features include 4,200mAh battery with 40W fast charging, Android 10-based EMUI 10.1, and side-mounted fingerprint scanner. The connectivity options of the phone are the same as Honor Play 4.