• 6.3" (2340x1080) IPS LCD
  • 4GB/6GB
    Kirin 970 SoC
    64GB Storage
  • 16-MP, f/2.2 Rear: 2 Cameras
  • 3750 mAh Huawei Super Charge 3.0

The Honor Honor Play phone has a 6.3-inch (2340x1080) IPS LCD screen, a 16MP main camera and a 16MP selfie camera. The battery capacity is 3750 mAh and the main processor is a Kirin 970 with 4 GB of RAM.

Specifications Highlights
ProductHonor Play (2018), Price: 399 USD at Amazon
Display6.3" 2340x1080 IPS LCD
Rear Camera(s)
  • 27mm 16-MP f/2.2 (Primary)
  • 2-MP f/2.4
Selfie Camera(s)
  • 27mm 16-MP f/2
Computing
  • Kirin 970 SoC
  • 4GB/6GB RAM
  • 64GB Storage
  • MicroSDXC
Battery3750 mAh, Huawei Super Charge 3.0
DesignIP Rating, 176g (6.2oz), 74.27x157.9x7.48 mm (2.92 x 6.22 x 0.29 inches)
Price (Market)$399
Price at Launch$380
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Display
TypeIPS LCD
Diagonal (inches)6.3"
Display/Body Ratio83.1%
Resolution2340x1080
Sharpness (PPI)409 PPI
Display Glass TypeNo
Features
  • Multitouch
  • Glossy
  • 2.5D
Color Depth24 bit (16,777,216 Colors)
Primary Camera
Megapixel16-MP
Aperturef/2.2
Focal Length (35mm) 27mm
Sensor SizeSmall
Autofocus Features
  • Contrast
  • Phase Detection
Hardware Features
  • LED Flash
  • Autofocus
  • HDR Photo
Video Resolutions
  • 2160p/30fps
Battery
Battery TypeLi-Poly
Battery Capacity (mAh)3750 mAh
Battery Features
  • Fast Charge
  • Non-Removable
Fast-Charge ProtocolHuawei Super Charge 3.0
Computing
Processor BrandHiSilicon
Processor NameKirin 970
Processor ModelKirin 970
Processor # Cores8
Main Processor Frequency (GHz)2.36 GHz
RAM Options4GB/6GB
Internal Storage Options64GB
Memory Card TypeMicroSDXC
Operating System + VersionAndroid 8.1
Communications
LTE Category (Download)LTE CAT18 1200/211 Mbps
LTE Bands38, 39, 40, 41
Modem Features
  • UMTS
  • EDGE
  • GPRS
  • HSPA+
  • LTE
  • EV-DO A
  • TD-SCDMA
  • TD-HSDPA
WiFi Speed
  • a
  • b
  • g
  • n
  • ac
WiFi Features
  • Dual-band
  • Hotspot
  • WiFi Direct
Bluetooth VersionBluetooth 4.2
Bluetooth Features
  • A2DP
  • BT EDR
  • BT LE
Connector TypeUSB Type C
Connector Features
  • USB 2.0
  • USB OTG
Sim Card 0
NameSIM0
SIM TypeNano SIM
SIM Features
  • 4G
Sim Card 1
NameSIM0
SIM TypeNano SIM/MicroSD
Multimedia
Audio Features
  • Loudspeaker
  • 3.5mm Port
Audio Formats
  • AAC
  • 3GA
  • AMR
  • RA
  • AWB
  • FLAC
  • MID
  • MIDI
  • MP3
  • OGA
  • OGG
  • WMA
  • WAV
Video Formats
  • DIVX
  • H.263
  • H.264
  • MPEG-4
  • H.265
  • MP4
  • VP8
  • VP9
  • XVID
Sensors
  • Proximity
  • Accelerometer
  • Compass
  • Gyroscope
  • Barometer
  • Fingerprint
  • GPS
  • A-GPS
  • GLONASS
  • BeiDou

Honor Play Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ)

What is the price of Honor Play?

The last time we checked, the Honor Play was retailing at around $399 online. Things may have changed a bit since. The Honor Play launched at $380 on 2018-08-31.

Is the Honor Play waterproof?

No. the Honor Play is not water-resistant as we do not have an IP-Rating. I.P means Ingress Protection, which is the level of protection against dust or water that could get into phones.

Is the Honor Play Dual-SIM?

Yes, the Honor Play has dual-SIM (or SIM+eSIM). Always double-check your specific SKU before purchase as it can be different per country and network."

Is the Honor Play 4K?

No, the Honor Play resolution of (2340x1080) is not defined as 4K. 4K is typically defined to be 4096×2160 (2160p) or 3840×2160 (UHD) resolution on mobiles, but there are other variations for Cinema and Televisions.

Is the Honor Play capable of Wireless Charging?

No, Honor Play does not support Wireless Charging.

Does Honor Play have Qi Wireless Charging?

No, the Honor Play does not have Qi Wireless Charging.

Does the Honor Play work with 4G data?

Yes, the Honor Play is a 4G-LTE smartphone that is rated 4G LTE CAT18 (1200/211 Mbps).

Is the Honor Play 5G?

No, the Honor Play does not work on 5G networks.

Is the Honor Play USB-C?

Yes, the Honor Play is a USB-C device. The USB Type C connector runs on the USB 2.0 standard.

Does the Honor Play have a removable battery?

No, the Honor Play's battery cannot be removed.

Honor Honor Play Specs & Speed Benchmarks

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