Honor Play with GPU Turbo, AI NPU, and 4D gaming experience launched in China

Honor Play

For the past week, Honor has been teasing a new smartphone with focus on the gaming experience. Today, the Huawei-owned online-exclusive smartphone brand has announced the Honor Play. As the name suggests, this new Honor smartphone focuses on a gaming experience. The Honor Play price in China starts at 1999 Yuan (approximately Rs 20,999) for 4GB RAM, while the 6GB RAM model will fetch you 2499 Yuan (approximately Rs 26,499).

Promising some of the best-in-class features, the Honor Play is yet another contender in the new segment popularized by Razer phone. The most recent launch in this industry includes Xiaomi Black Shark and ASUS ROG phone. If you’re someone who admires the smartphone gaming experience, then, you might like this new smartphone. Stick to know more about the Honor Play specifications below.

Honor Play Specifications

Honor Play - rear

Running on the latest EMUI 8.2 based on the Android 8.1 Oreo, this user interface brings a lot of features meant to improve your gaming experience. The Kirin 970 processor on Honor Play is a flagship processor. Further, the technologies like GPU Turbo, AI enabled NPU (Neural Network processing unit), and 4D gaming effect helps improve the gaming experience.

Sporting a 6.3-inch 1080 x 2340 pixel resolution screen, it comes with an 18:9 aspect ratio with a cut out on the top bezel. In the camera department, it packs a dual-rear camera with a setup of 16MP + 2MP resolution. For a selfie experience, it packs a 16MP sensor with f/2.0 aperture and flashlight support. Do make a note that the camera is bested by AI and AR capabilities. It’s interesting to know that the rear camera can shoot up to 4K resolution videos. It is powered by a 3750mAh capacity battery. 

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