Honor Play Gaming Smartphone Launched in India, Starting From Rs. 19,999. Benchmark Test & Specification

Huawei Launched the budget gaming smartphone in India at the event of Delhi. The device was launched last month in China and making its debut to India. As the company promised, This smartphone comes with GPU turbo boost technology, which will deliver ‘crazy fast, crazy smart’ gaming and entertainment experience.

The Honor Play will be available on Amazon from Today 4 PM with the price tag of Rs. 19,999 for 4+64 GB variant and Rs. 23,999 for 6+128GB variant.

Honor Play Specifications:

Display 6.3 inch, Full View FHD + (1080 x 2340 pixels)
Memory 6 GB RAM
Storage 128 GB ROM + MicroSD, up to 256 GB (uses SIM 2 slot)
Processor Huawei Kirin 970, Octa-Core (4*2.36Ghz + 4*1.8Ghz)
Camera Dual: 16MP f/2.2 and
2MP, f/2.4
Front 16 MP, f/2.0
OS+UI Android 8.1 + EMUI 8.0
Battery 3750mAh
Sensor Fingerprint sensor, accelerometer, gyroscope, proximity sensor, compass
Bluetooth 4.2 + aptX HD
WiFi Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac, dual-band


The device comes with the 6.3-inch FHD+ display with 1080×2340 resolution. It does have a notch with 19.5: 9 aspect ratio. The device is powered by Kirin 970 processor in which 4 core runs on 2.34GHz and other 4 core runs on 1.8GHz.  Kirin 970 have Mali G72 GPU which is more powerful than the Kirin 659 GPU.

In terms of connectivity, the device has a hybrid SIM slot with 4G VoLTE capability. It also has a USB Type-C port, Bluetooth 5.0, Wi-Fi, GPS and a 3.5 mm headphone jack. The phone carries a 3,750mAh battery and runs Android 8.1 Oreo with the company’s own EMUI 8.2 custom interface on top.

Honor Play Benchmarks:

Antutu Benchmark: 205679

GeekBench: 1889 – 6471 (Single Core – Multi-Core)