Honor Play gaming Smartphone launched with Kirin 970, Benchmark, Price

Honor Play gaming Smartphone launched with Kirin 970, Benchmark, Price:- Huawei has launched its latest and most awaited gaming smartphone in India with the brand name of Honor Play. The device is in the mid-range segment, and will give tough competition to the Oppo’s RealMe 1, Redmi Note 5 Pro, Asus Zenfone Max pro M1, Mi A2 etc.

This time the honor has done wonders in its mid-range segment because the price begins with just Rs 19,999 with flagship grade performance. The device was first launched in China in the month of June.

The best part of this device is that the smartphone gives the ultimate flagship grade gaming performance that is why Huawei branded it as the ‘Honor turbo GPU’. The company claims that with this Turbo GPU the device performance will go up by 60% whereas battery consumption will be reduced by 30% in high-performance mode.

The device will be available exclusively in the Amazon India and Huawei’s official website. Currently, the device is available in two variants Midnight Black and Navy Blue. With the launch of the new phone, Huawei partnered with the Vodafone, which benefits the users with additional 10GB of data per month for One year, you can avail this offer by purchasing the Honor Play smartphone.

Honor Play Specifications and Benchmark


The Honor Play device right now is available in the two variants basically 4GB and 6GB Ram, Both the devices come with the 64GB of Internal Storage. The price of the 4GB RAM 64GB memory is Rs 19,999 and the price of 6GB RAM and 64GB Memory is 23,999.

Honor Play features a 6.3-inch Full-HD+ display with a 2340×1080 pixels resolution and a 19.5:9 aspect ratio. The device comes with the notch as well at the top of the display.

The Honor Play is powered by Huawei’s own HiSilicon Kirin 970 processor which runs on the top of the Android 8.1 Oreo-based EMUI 8.2.

The company claims that the device is additionally powered with AI-powered features like Face Unlock, Notification Safety, and scene, object, and 3D facial recognition.

The device comes with a dual camera setup at the back with a 16-megapixel (f/2.2) rear camera sensor and a 2-megapixel (f/2.4) secondary camera sensor.

The best part of the Honor Play is that the device offers features like PDAF, single-LED flash and more. At the front, the Honor Play comes with a 16-megapixel selfie shooter with a f/2.0 aperture.

Connectivity wise the device includes a hybrid dual-SIM setup, 4G VoLTE, Wi-Fi 802.11ac, Bluetooth 4.2, USB Type-C, GPS/ A-GPS and a 3.5mm headphone jack.

The Smartphone comes with the 3750 mAh Li-Polymer battery. The smartphone measures 157.91×74.27×7.48mm and weigh 176 grams which comes nicely in hands.


At such a decent price the Honor Play with Turbo GPU stands tall in the line. The Huawei GPU defeats the premium segment smartphone from last year very easily in terms of score. Compare the different phones with Huawei Honor Play yourself and you will get the verdict yourself.

Honor Play gaming Smartphone launched with Kirin 970, Benchmark, Price

The overall design and specification of the device make it the premium mid-range smartphone which many smartphone users can afford.


What are your views on the Honor Play gaming Smartphone with Kirin 970?…Comment in the comment section down below.

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