• 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
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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
Focal Length (35mm) 27mm
Megapixel16-MP
Aperturef/2.2
Sensor Pixel Size1.12 µm
Autofocus Features
  • Contrast
  • Phase Detection
Hardware Features
  • LED Flash
  • Autofocus
  • HDR Photo
Software Features
  • Geo Tag
  • Face Detect
  • RAW
  • Continuous shooting
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)

Is the Honor Play waterproof?

No. the Honor Play does not appear to be water-tight as we do not find an IP-Rating. Ingress Protection, or I.P, is a certification that shows if water or dust can penetrate devices.

Is the Honor Play Dual-SIM?

Yes, the Honor Play may have dual-SIM version(s), however this could change depending on the phone carrier.

Is the Honor Play 4K?

No, the Honor Play resolution of (2340x1080) is not considered to be 4K. 4K is usually defined to be 4096×2160 (2160p) or 3840×2160 (UHD) resolution on handsets, but there are a few more variations for Cinema and Televisions.

Does the Honor Play support Wireless Charging?

No, Honor Play does not have Wireless Charging.

Does the Honor Play support 4G data?

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

Is the Honor Play working with 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 handset. The USB Type C port uses the USB 2.0 standard.

If the battery of the Honor Play removable?

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

Honor Honor Play Specs & Speed Benchmarks

Geekbench 4 Single

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Geekbench 4 Multi

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GFXBench Manhattan (Offscr.)

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GFXBench Manhattan 3.1 (Offscr.)

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GFXBench T-Rex (Offscr.)

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Battery Capacity (mAh)

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Battery Charge Speed (mAh/mn)

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