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Honor Play Launches as a Powerful Gaming Phone With GPU Turbo and Kirin 970 SoC

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Huawei has made a successful launch of many upgraded flagships. The recent news states that this company is now adding another jewel to its crown. The company’s sub-brand Honor has officially come forward for the launch of its best-ever gaming smartphone, Honor Play. Honor Play covers the best features and has one surprise feature that adds to the gaming experience.

Honor Play specifications include a 6.3-inch display covering a 19:5:9 aspect ratio with a notch. The smartphone has full HD+ (1080 x 2340 pixels) with an 85% NTSC color gamut. It has a dual camera setup with AI features, a 16 MP primary lens with f/2.2 aperture and PDAF and a 2-megapixel secondary lens with f/2.4 aperture. On the front, the Honor Play has a 16-megapixel camera with an f/2.0 aperture.

Honor Play DisplayThe smartphone is powered by octa-core Huawei HiSilicon Kirin 970 SoC along with Mali-G72 GPU and the built-in NPU (neural processor unit). The handset comes in 4 GB and 6 GB RAM variants. It has space for dual nano SIM and runs EMUI 8.2 based on Android 8.1.

This high-end smartphone by Huawei is equipped with 6 GB RAM and 64 GB internal storage, which may be expanded up to 256 GB with a microSD card. HiSilicon Kirin 970 SoC and GPU turbo technology bring a 4D gaming experience with real-time recognition of the game scene that vibrates the phone to match.

The Surprise feature of Honor Play is its GPU turbo which boosts the performance while the game is being played on this device. It works by significantly increasing the graphics processing efficiency of the smartphone. Because of this functionality, it becomes possible for smartphones to perform heavier and more demanding without affecting the battery life. It can increase graphics processing efficiency by 60%, and on the other side, it reduces the chipset’s energy consumption by 30%.

The extra features supported by the device are that it has 4G VoLTE, Wi-Fi 802.11ac, Bluetooth 4.2, GPS, and USB Type-C. Sensors onboard the smartphone are an accelerometer, ambient light sensor, gyroscope, and proximity sensor. This device will be made available in an attractive color variant of black, blue, and violet.

So if you are considering getting this phone in your pocket, you have to pay CNY 1,999 (Rs.21000) for the 4GB RAM variant. If you want to go for a 6GB variant, you have to pay CNY 2,399 (Rs 25,100). Honor Play is currently available for pre-order where. The sale will start on June 11 in China.


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