Honor Play 5 With Dimensity 800U, 66W Fast Charging Launched: Price, Features, and Specifications

The Honor Play 5 boots Android 10 based Magic UI 4.0

Honor Play 5

Honor has unveiled its latest Play series smartphone – Honor Play5. The Play 5 is powered by MediaTek Dimensity 5G processor. It features a large OLED display, a quad-rear camera setup, and a 3,800mAh battery with crazy 66W fast-charging. The Play 5 is a mid-range smartphone, and the pricing starts at RMB 2099. Let us take a detailed look at the Honor Play 5 Price, Features, and Specifications.

Honor Play 5 Price

The Play 5 retails in two variants – 8GB RAM + 128GB storage, 8GB RAM + 256GB storage. The smartphone will start rolling out in China starting May 26th. Lets us take a look at the pricing,

  • RMB 2099 (approx Rs. 23,800) for 8GB RAM + 128GB storage variant
  • RMB 2299 (approx Rs. 26,100) for 8GB RAM + 256 GB storage variant

Honor Play 5 Specifications, and Features

The Honor Play 5 features a 6.53-inch FHD+ OLED display with a 1080×2400 pixel resolution. The smartphone has a tiny waterdrop notch up top that houses the front selfie shooter. The display also houses an optical in-display fingerprint sensor.

Under the hood, the phone sports an octa-core MediaTek Dimnesity 800 SoC, built on a 7nm fabrication process. The smartphone gets 8GB of RAM and up to 256GB of storage. The smartphone boots Android 10 based Magic UI 4.0. The Play 5 lacks Google services, so it’s unlikely that the smartphone will launch outside China.

The Play 5 offers a quad-rear camera setup with an LED flash inside a squircle module. The primary sensor on the device is a 64MP sensor that gets accompanied by an 8MP ultra-wide-angle lens, a 2MP macro, and a 2MP B&W depth sensor. The smartphone also offers a 16MP front shooter for selfies, and video calls.

The Play 5 packs a 3,800mAh battery with 66W fast charging support. It also has a USB Type-C port, and a 3.5mm audio jack. Connectivity options include Dual Sim, 5G, WiFi 802.11 ac, Bluetooth 5.1, and GPS. The smartphone measures 161.6×74.8×7.46mm, and weighs 179grams. The smartphone retails in three color variants – Black, Gradient Silver, and Purple. What do you think of the Honor Play 5? Do let us know in the comments below.

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Arpit grew his liking for gadgets almost a decade back in 2011 while researching for his first smartphone. He started reporting on consumer tech in 2018 and has also worked with FoneArena in the past.