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Updated On: 21st October 2018

Huawei Honor Play

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Flaunting a big notched 6.3-inch Full HD+ display, the Honor Play is powered by an octa-core HiSilicon Kirin 970 chipset and 4GB of RAM. The device is equipped with a 16MP front shooter and dual 16+2MP primary camera. Based on Android 8.1 Oreo, the smartphone is backed by a 3,750mAh battery. There is a rear-mounted fingerprint reader and the device packs 64GB of expandable internal storage space.
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Best Price: 19,999
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Key Specifications

  • HiSilicon Kirin 970
  • 4GB RAM
  • 64GB internal storage
  • 3750 mAh battery
  • Dual (16MP + 2MP) rear & 16MP selfie
  • 6.3 inches
  • Dual, Nano-SIM (Hybrid Slot)
  • Android v8.1 (Oreo)

Huawei Honor Play Price in India

Huawei Honor Play Price starts at Rs. 19,999. The lowest price of Huawei Honor Play is at Amazon, which is 17% less than the cost of Honor Play at Gadgetsnow (Rs. 23999).

Honor Play: Pros & Cons

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  • Good Stuff
  • One of the best phones under 20k
  • Flagship class performance
  • Great for gaming
  • Sturdy build quality
  • Bad Stuff
  • Stiff competition from the POCO F1
  • Low-light camera performance could be better

Huawei Honor Play Details

Introduction and Camera
The Huawei Honor Play is a mid-range smartphone introduced by the Chinese smartphone vendor. The device sports a metallic rear panel and also hosts a fingerprint sensor at the back.
At the back, there are dual 16+2-megapixel rear sensors which are loaded with dual autofocus and AI scene recognition which the company claims can identify 22 categories among 500 scenes. On the front, the smartphone ships with a 16-megapixel selfie camera which is coupled with the AI portrait feature. The rear shooters are also assisted with an LED flash to handle low-light shots.
Performance and Battery
The Huawei Honor Play is fuelled by a non-removable Li-Ion 3,760mAh battery which is touted to provide up to 1.5 days of usage even for heavy users. The battery on the smartphone comes with fast charging support to recharge the device in a jiffy.
In terms of performance, you can expect the Honor Play to deliver a smooth and lag-free smartphone experience courtesy the proprietary octa-core HiSilicon Kirin 970 SoC which is coupled with 4GB of RAM. You can easily work with multiple apps or indulge in games without affecting the performance of the smartphone. Also, the device offers a 4D gaming experience with real-time recognition of the game scene that vibrates the phone to match up to 30 different senses thereby promising a more realistic gaming experience. It also offers a 7.1-channel 3D Histen audio experience while gaming.
Display and Platform
The Huawei Honor Play features a 6.3-inch Full HD+ display. The screen on the handset ships with a notch which houses the earpiece, proximity sensor, notification light, and the frontal imaging unit. The screen is coupled with good viewing angles which offer better visuals while you are outdoors.
In terms of software, the Honor Play is based on the company's own EMUI 8.2 wrapped under the Android 8.1 operating system out of the box.
Connectivity and Storage
Connectivity options on the Huawei Honor Play include 4G with VoLTE, GPS, Bluetooth 4.2, NFC, Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac, and a USB Type-C port. The device also has support for dual SIM.
On the storage front, the handset is paired with an onboard storage space of 64GB which you can further expand up to 256GB via a microSD card. For expanding the storage you have to use the Hybrid SIM slot as the Huawei Honor Play does not host a dedicated memory expansion slot.

Huawei Honor Play Price in India

StoreDetails Price
Amazon.in HONOR Play (Midnight Black, 4GB RAM, 64GB Storage) ₹19,999
gadgetsnow Honor Play 64GB (Blue, 6GB RAM) ₹23,999
Tata CliQ Honor Play 64 GB (Navy Blue) 4 GB RAM, Dual SIM 4G ₹23,405

Huawei Honor Play Specifications

Performance HiSilicon Kirin 970
Display 6.3 inches
Storage 64GB
Camera Dual (16MP + 2MP)
Battery 3750 mAh


Resolution 1080x2340 pixels
Aspect ratio 19.5:9
Display Type IPS LCD
Screen Size 6.3 inches
Pixel Density 409 pixels per inch (ppi)
Touchscreen type Capacitive
Color Reproduction 16M Colors
Screen to body percentage 83.0%


Internal 64GB
Expandable microSD, Upto 256GB (Hybrid Slot)


Launch Date 6 August 2018
Water Resistant No
Dimensions 6.22 x 2.93 x 0.30 inches (157.9 x 74.3 x 7.5 mm)
Weight 176 grams (6.21 oz)
Colors Midnight Black, Navy Blue, Violet, Player Edition Red, Player Edition Black


Operating System Android v8.1 (Oreo)


Selfie 16MP
Rear Dual (16MP + 2MP)
Rear Camera Features LED flash, HDR, panorama
Selfie Camera Features No
Physical Aperture Rear (f/2.2) + (f/2.4), Front (f/2.0)
Video 2160p@30fps, 1080p@30fps


Type Li-Ion
Removable Battery No
Wireless Charging No
Capacity 3750 mAh
Fast Charging Yes, Fast battery charging 18W


Wi-Fi Yes with hotspot, dual-band, Wi-Fi Direct
Bluetooth v4.2 with A2DP, LE, EDR, aptX HD
Network 4G VoLTE, 4G
USB 2.0, Type-C 1.0 reversible connector
Voice Over LTE (VoLTE) Yes
SIM Configuration Dual, Nano-SIM (Hybrid Slot)
NFC Chipset Yes
Infrared No


Chipset HiSilicon Kirin 970
CPU 4x2.4 GHz Cortex-A73 & 4x1.8 GHz Cortex-A53
Graphics Mali-G72 MP12
Architecture 64 bit
No of Cores 8 (Octa Core)


Accelerometer Yes
Gyroscope Yes
Fingerprint sensor Yes, Rear- mounted
Other Sensors Ambient Light Sensor, Proximity Sensor


Speaker Yes
Audio Jack 3.5mm

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Does it have a turbocharging feature?
It comes with fast battery charging feature.
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What is the camera aperture value of this phone?
The camera aperture of this phone is, front f/2.2 and rear f/2.4.
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Does it have a good camera quality than Huawei Nova 3i?
No, Honor Play has better features in the camera when it's compared with Nova 3i.
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Does it support direct video calling or do we need to install any software for video calling?
No, it does not support, but maybe in near future, you'll get it by software updates.
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Yes, it supports direct video calling and no need of any extra app for video calling.
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It doesn't support direct video call, but in future, they'll add the feature.
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Does it have any heating issues while playing heavy games?
Absolutely, no. It has an inbuilt feature to reduce power consumption during gaming.
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This phone's build quality is fantastic, camera quality is superb, and it has 6.3-inch notch Full HD display, I am satisfied.
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  • All prices in the above table are in Indian Rupees.
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  • The latest price of Huawei Honor Play was obtained on 21st October 2018 05:32:15
  • The Huawei Honor Play is available in Amazon, Gadgetsnow, Tatacliq
  • The price is valid in all major cities of India including Bangalore, Hyderabad, Chennai, Mumbai, Delhi and Pune. Please check instructions at the specific stores for any deviation.
  • Buy Huawei Honor Play online in India for the lowest price. You can also avail the options of Cash on Delivery (COD) and EMI on purchase of this product. Huawei Honor Play is available in Black, Blue, Violet colours across various online stores in India.
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Huawei Honor Play Price in India is Rs. 19,999 as on 21st October 2018 05:32:15
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