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Honor Play

Pros

  • High screen-to-body ratio (83.15 %)
  • High-resolution camera (16 megapixels)
  • Lots of RAM (6 GB)

Cons

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Description

The Honor Play comes with a 6.3-inch 19.5:9 display, 4/6 GB of RAM, 64 GB of storage (expandable via microSD) and a Kirin 970 octa-core chip clocked at 2.36 GHz. It comes with an AI powered camera setup consisting of a 16-megapixel main sensor and a 2-megapixel secondary unit. For selfies there is another 16-megapixel front facing unit.

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Displaybenchmark

  • Display size:
    • 6.3 inches
  • Resolution:
    • 1080 x 2340 pixels
  • Pixel density:

    Pixel density - The pixel density of a display represents the number of pixels over an area of one inch. It’s measured in “pixels per inch”, or ppi. The higher the number, the more detailed and good-looking the display is.

    • 409 ppi
  • Technology:

    Technology - There are two main screen technologies currently used in phones and tablets: LCD and AMOLED. The former usually features a light source and liquid crystals, while the latter is based on organic light-emitting diodes. Newer LCD variations like IPS-LCD and Super-LCD allow for very accurate color reproduction and very wide viewing angles, where no significant image quality loss is observed. Current AMOLED screens differ in such a way that they can exhibit much more saturated colors (sometimes too much) and incredibly high contrast levels, which is due to black color being completely black in AMOLED displays.

    • IPS LCD
  • Screen-to-body ratio:

    Screen-to-body ratio - Shows what part of the frontal area of a phone its screen occupies.

    • 83.15 %
  • Features:
    • Ambient light sensor, Proximity sensor

Camerabenchmark

  • Rear camera:
      • Popup16 megapixels
    • Flash:
      • LED
    • Aperture size:

      Aperture size - The aperture of a camera is the opening through which light travels before it reaches the camera sensor. The smaller the number is, the bigger this opening is, allowing for more light to pass.

      • F2.2
    • Hardware Features:
      • Second camera (2-megapixel, F2.4 aperture), Autofocus (Phase detection)
  • Video recording:
      • 3840x2160 (4K) (30 fps), 1920x1080 (1080p HD) (60 fps)
    • Features:
      • Continuous autofocus, Object tracking, Digital image stabilization, Video calling, Video sharing
  • Front camera:
      • 16 megapixels

Design

  • Dimensions:
    • 6.22 x 2.92 x 0.29 inches (157.91 x 74.27 x 7.48 mm)
  • Weight:
    • 6.21 oz (176 g)
      the average is 5.8 oz (166 g)
  • Materials:
    • Main body: Aluminum
  • Biometrics:

    Biometrics - Features and sensors that replace a traditional PIN or password as means of identification when unlocking your device.

    • Facial recognition, Fingerprint (touch)
  • Colors:
    • Black, Purple, Blue, Red

Hardware & Performancebenchmark

  • System chip:

    System chip - Most modern handsets use an advanced chip that includes many of the device’s hardware modules like the processor, Wi-Fi, Bluetooth and sometimes even the wireless radio. This field shows what particular system chip (or System-on-a-Chip) is used in the phone.

    • HiSilicon Kirin 970
  • Processor:

    Processor - The processor is the main computing component of a phone and is a major factor when it comes to the overall speed of the device. Some more powerful smartphones use dual-core and quad-core processors designed to deliver greater performance.

    • Octa-core, 2360 MHz, ARM Cortex-A73 and ARM Cortex-A53, 64-bit, 10 nm
  • GPU:

    GPU - The graphics processor is important for the smooth operation of the system and especially in games and other applications that may involve complex graphics and animations.

      • Mali-G72 MP12
  • RAM:

    RAM - System memory, or RAM memory is the type of memory that the device uses to temporarily store data from the OS or currently-running apps. The more RAM available to the device, the better the performance will be when multiple or heavier programs are running.

      • 6 GB
  • Internal storage:

    Internal storage - Bigger storage capacity allows you to keep more content saved onto your device, such as more applications, photos or video. Games and video content typically take up the biggest amount of storage space.

    • 64 GB
  • Storage expansion:

    Storage expansion - Some handsets allow you to expand their storage capacity by using a memory expansion card – most often microSD. Expansion memory is mostly suitable for media storage, such as photo, video or music content.

      • up to 256 GB
  • OS:
    • PopupAndroid (8.1)

Battery

  • Capacity:

    Capacity - The bigger, the better! However, battery capacity is not the only factor that has an effect on battery life. Those include the chipset in use, the software running on the device, as well as the consumer's unique usage pattern.

    • 3750 mAh
  • Fast Charging:
    • Yes
  • Talk time:
    • 23.00 hours
      the average is 20 h (1216 min)
  • Stand-by time:
    • 16.0 days (384 hours)
      the average is 20 days (480 h)
  • Music playback:
    • 95.00 hours
  • Video playback:
    • 15.00 hours

Cellular

  • GSM:
    • 850, 900, 1800, 1900 MHz
  • UMTS:
    • 850, 900, 1900, 2100 MHz
  • LTE (FDD):
    • Bands 1, 3, 5, 7, 8, 20
  • LTE (TDD):
    • Bands 38, 40, 41
  • Data:
    • LTE-A Pro Cat 16 (1000/150 Mbit/s), HSDPA+ (4G) 42.2 Mbit/s, HSUPA 5.76 Mbit/s
  • Dual SIM:
    • Shared with microSD
  • SIM type:
    • Nano SIM
  • VoLTE:
    • Yes

Connectivity

  • Bluetooth:
      • 4.2
  • Wi-Fi:
      • 802.11 a, b, g, n, ac, dual-band
    • Mobile hotspot:

      Mobile hotspot - Turns your phone into a Wi-Fi access point to which other Wi-Fi-capable devices can connect. These devices can then access the internet via your phone's data connectivity.

      • Yes
  • USB:
      • USB 2.0
    • Connector:
      • USB Type-C (reversible)
    • Features:
      • Mass storage device
  • Location:

    Location - This field shows the positioning systems supported by the device. The most common types are GPS and A-GPS. GPS - This is one of the most widespread global positioning technologies, developed and maintained by the U.S. government. It uses satellites in order to detect your location. Works best in clear weather. A-GPS - A-GPS stands for Assisted GPS and is the industry standard for positioning and navigation. “Assisted” means that it can use local wireless networks, in addition to satellites, for quicker and more precise localization.

    • GPS, A-GPS, Glonass
  • Other:
    • VoIP, Tethering, Computer sync, OTA sync

Phone features

  • Sensors:
      • Accelerometer, Gyroscope, Compass
  • Notifications:
    • Haptic feedback, Music ringtones, Vibration
  • Other features:
    • Voice dialing, Voice commands, Voice recording
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Multimediabenchmark

  • Screen mirroring:
    • Wireless screen share
  • Speakers:
    • Earpiece, Loudspeaker
  • Headphones connector:
    • 3.5mm
  • Additional microphone(s):
      • for Noise cancellation

Shopping information

  • Accessories:
    • Charger, USB Cable, Quick Start Guide, Eject tool, Warranty card,TPU Protective case

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Alternative variants

We list only the specs that are different than the main variant

Honor Play

with 4 GB RAM

Differences from the main variant:

  • RAM:

    RAM - System memory, or RAM memory is the type of memory that the device uses to temporarily store data from the OS or currently-running apps. The more RAM available to the device, the better the performance will be when multiple or heavier programs are running.

      • 4 GB

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