• 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)

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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.
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No. Our information indicates that the Honor Play is NOT water-tight an has no IP-Rating rating.
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Yes, the Honor Play has dual-SIM (or SIM+eSIM). Always double-check your specific model before buying as it can vary per region and operator."
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No, the Honor Play resolution of (2340x1080) is not defined as 4K.
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No, Honor Play does not support Wireless Charging.
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No, the Honor Play does not have Qi Wireless Charging.
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Yes, the Honor Play is a 4G device that is rated 4G LTE CAT18 (1200/211 Mbps).
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No, the Honor Play is not a 5G handset.
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Yes, the Honor Play is a USB-C phone.
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No, the Honor Play's battery cannot be removed.

Honor Honor Play Specs & Speed Benchmarks

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Battery Capacity (mAh)

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