Honor Play 5 Launch Scheduled for May 18 in China

Let’s take a look at the Honor Play 5 specifications, features, and other details ahead of its launch.


Honor is expanding its Play 5 series lineup with the launch of the Play 5. The company has confirmed that its upcoming smartphone will launch on May 18. The invite reveals the design and some key specifications of the device. It will have a water-drop notch display with slim bezels around it. The phone’s rear panel will have a square-shaped camera module. It will house four camera sensors. The device’s key specifications have leaked in the past. It is rumoured to feature a MediaTek Dimensity 800U SoC under the hood. It will also come with 66W fast charging support. Let’s take a look at the Honor Play 5 specifications, features, and other details ahead of its launch.

Honor Play 5 with quad-rear cameras to launch in China on May 18

Honor Play 5 launches in China on May 18. The company’s launch invite confirms some key specifications and features of the device.

Based on the invite, it is confirmed that Honor’s upcoming Play series smartphone will feature a quad-camera setup on the back. The device will also feature a waterdrop-style notch on the top of the display. 

As per leaked information, the device will have a 6.53-inch OLED display. It will have a Full HD+ resolution. There is currently no word on the display refresh rate support.

Under the hood, the phone will draw power from a MediaTek Dimensity 800U SoC. Details about the RAM and storage options are currently unknown. The device’s quad-camera setup will feature a 64MP primary camera. It will also have an 8MP ultrawide and two 2MP sensors. 

The phone will pack a relatively small 3,800 mAh battery with 66W fast charging support. The small battery is due to the phone’s thin and lightweight design. As per rumours, it will measure only 7.46mm and weigh 179 grams.

This is all the information we have on the upcoming Honor smartphone. We will share more details as and when there is more information. What are your thoughts on Play 5? Do let us know in the comments below.

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