Huawei Honor Play

The new Honor flagship is basically a gaming centric smartphone. It’s the first Honor device to feature the revolutionary GPU Turbo technology that enhances GPU performance significantly by increasing graphics processing efficiency by up to 60%.

The Honor Play boasts of 4D gaming experience, powered by the same GPU Turbo technology. 4D gaming is possible because the Honor Play can detect a number of gaming scenes including shots, explosions and quakes. You also get a 3D sound experience, so you’ll be able to clearly locate the angle of firing. The phone also reportedly features a special film on its screen to reduce reflection and improve gaming experience under light. It also features in-game network optimisation which promises seamless shift from Wi-Fi to mobile data in order to ensure uninterrupted gameplay.


The phone is running on EMUI 8.2 based on Android 8.1 OS. Offers a fresh, fast platform to help you stay connected and productive while you’re on the go.

Language Supported

Offers more than 10 languages to world’s user: English, German, Spanish, Portuguese, French, Italian, Russian, Arabic, and more.


4G LTE Speed: Provides fast Web connection for downloading apps, streaming content and staying connected with social media.

Main SIM card:      

  • LTE FDD: B1/B3/B5/B8      
  • TD-LTE: B34/B38/B39/B40/B41  
  • WCDMA: B1/B5/B8
  • TD-SCDMA: B34/B39    
  • CDMA: BC0 (800 MHz)    
  • GSM: B2/B3/B5/B8(850/900/1800/1900 MHz) 

Secondary SIM card:      

  • LTE FDD: B1/B3/B5/B8      
  • TD-LTE: B34/B38/B39/B40/B41  
  • WCDMA: B1/B5/B8
  • CDMA: BC0 (800 MHz)    
  • GSM: B2/B3/B5/B8(850/900/1800/1900 MHz)

Kirin 970 Processor with 6GB of RAM

The Honor Play features the Kirin 970 chipset (Mali-G72 MP12) inside in two memory configurations (expandable up to 256GB): 4GB + 64GB and 6GB + 64GB. Kirin 970 processor and 4GB/6GB of RAM deliver outstanding overall performance for opening and running applications, flipping through menus, running home screens and more.


the phone has a 6.3-inch FHD+ 2340 x 1080 display with a notch on top. Unlike other Honor flagships, this one features a metal back and U shaped antenna lines.


The rear dual camera setup is average, featuring a 16MP f/2.2 primary sensor paired with a 2MP f/2.4 secondary depth sensor with support for AI shooting and AR gestures. On the front, there’s a 16MP f/2.0 sensor for selfies. Dedicated light sensor enables the camera to capture more light in dark environments for better pictures. Also includes a front-facing 16MP camera for self-portraits and video.

Storage capacity

Provides plenty of storage space for your contacts, music, photos, apps and more. Expand storage up to 256GB by adding a microSD card (sold separately).


The phone has a decent 3750mAh battery inside which should be good enough for a day’s worth of gaming. Ultra Power Saving mode lets you keep your phone powered on for longer in between charges. This mode changes your screen to black and white and shuts down all unnecessary features to dramatically minimize battery consumption.


Support Face Unlock and Swipe your finger on the back sensor panel to unlock your phone. Share your 4G data connection with other compatible wireless devices. Store and play your MP3 files on your phone.

Dual Nano-SIM Dual Stand-by (SIM Card Not Included)

Depends on device memory and network availability. Additional carrier charges may apply.


ModelHuawei Honor Play, Honor Play
ColorBlack, Blue, Purple
Operating SystemEMUI 8.2 base on Android 8.1 OS
BandGSM: B2/B3/B5/B8(850/900/1800/1900 MHz); CDMA:BC0( 800MHz); WCDMA: B1/B5/B8; TD-SCDMA: B34/B39;LTE FDD: B1/B3/B5/B8; TD-LTE: B34/B38/B39/B40/B41
LanguageEnglish, German, Italian, French, Spanish, Portuguese, Russian, Arabic, Chinese etc., more than 20 languages
Google PlayYes
Screen6.3-inch IPS LCD Capacitive Touch Screen, FHD+ display (2340×1080 pixels), 16M colors, 409ppi.
ProcessorHisilicon Kirin 970 Octa-core (4×Cortex A73 2.36GHz+4×Cortex A53 1.8GHz) and i7 co-processor, GPU Mali G72 MP12.
ROM64GB, can be expanded up to 256GB by adding a MicroSD(TF)
Rear Camera16MP+12 megapixel cameras, f/2.2
Front Camera16 megapixel camera, wide-angle
Battery3750mAh battery, 9V 2A quick charge
SIM CardDual SIM card slots, dual nano card
In the boxPhone, USB Cable, Charger, Manual, SIM Needle



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