Honor, the sub-brand of Chinese telecommunication giant Huawei, has launched a new smartphone at the Kind of Honor Play .
The new smartphone joins the already available Play 8A and Play 8C from the organization’s portfolio. Like the other Play 8-series phones, the brand new Gravity Play 8 is also a funding smartphone. It includes features such as a waterdrop-style notch, MediaTek A22 SoC, Android 9.0, a 5.71-inch HD+ screen, plus a 3,020mAh battery. Additionally, the business has packed a 13-megapixel primary camera on the back and also a 5-megapixel selfie camera on the front.
As per a post on Honor China’s official Weibo accounts, the Honor Play 8 cost was put at CNY 599 (approximately Rs. 6,000) and it’s currently on sale via the organization’s Vmall store as well as other major e-retailers in China. It’s being provided in two colors — Aurora Blue and Midnight Black. There’s not any word on the phone’s international debut at this point, however, Honor has launched Honor Play phones out China. So, it’s very likely that Honor Play 8 will also be released in at least some markets apart from Mainland China.
The dual-SIM Honor Play 8 runs on Android 9 Pie using EMUI 9.0 on top. The phone sports a 5.71-inch HD+ (720×1520 pixels) IPS screen with 294ppi. It is powered by quad-core MediaTek Helio A22 SoC, paired with 2GB of RAM and IMG GE8300 GPU. On the imaging front, the Honor Play 8 homes one 13-megapixel main shooter on the rear with an f/1.8 aperture along with an LED flash module. There’s a 5-megapixel selfie shooter on front as well with an f/2.2 aperture.
Other specifications of the Honor Play 8 comprise 3,020mAh battery, and 32GB of onboard storage using a microSD card slot (up to 512GB) Connectivity choices include Wi-Fi 802.11 b/g/n, Bluetooth 5.0, GPS, Micro-USB jack, along with 4G VoLTE support.