Need a gaming smartphone? Want to play PUBG on phone all day? Honor is set to launch their gaming smartphone in India on 6th August…

Gaming smartphones have been trending since the launch of ASUS ROG smartphone and Xiaomi’s gaming smartphone. So, to carry on the legacy of gaming smartphone Honor had launched the smartphone last month in China.

Now, it is ready to bring the beast to India, where they have a strong smartphone market. Reports say people nowadays are more addicted to playing PUBG, especially on a smartphone.


Honor's Gaming phone Honor Play to be Launched in India


Smartphone gaming has become a trend these days. Developers are giving prime importance to the mobile game development with PC gaming. This has made the smartphone industry to bring exclusively gaming smartphones.

Coming to the Honor Play, it is set to be an Amazon exclusive and will be launched on August 6th. Recently Honor launched their mid-ranged series Honor 9N.

Honor Play is one of the first phones to feature Huawei’s GPU Turbo technology for gaming and overall performance. The device has a powerful HiSilicon Kirin 970 SoC.

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Honor's Gaming phone Honor Play to be Launched in India



  • 6.3-inch full-HD+ (1080×2340 pixels) with 85 percent NTSC color gamut
  • Octa-core Huawei HiSilicon Kirin 970 SoC with built-in NPU (neural processor unit)
  • Mali-G72 GPU with GPU Turbo technology
  • Rear camera: 16-megapixel primary lens with f/2.2 aperture and PDAF, and a 2-megapixel secondary lens with f/2.4 aperture
  • Front camera: 16-megapixel camera with f/2.0 aperture
  • EMUI 8.2 based on Android 8.1
  • 4GB and 6GB RAM variants
  • 3750mAh battery with fast charging
  • Dimensions: 157.91×74.27×7.48mm
  • 64GB of inbuilt storage, expandable via microSD card (up to 256GB)
  • Weight: 176 grams
  • Connectivity: 4G VoLTE, Wi-Fi 802.11ac, Bluetooth 4.2, GPS, and USB Type-C
  • Sensors: accelerometer, ambient light sensor, gyroscope, and proximity sensor


Honor's Gaming phone Honor Play to be Launched in India


As of the pricing, in China Honor Play has been priced at CNY 1,999 (roughly Rs. 21,000) for the 4GB RAM variant. For the 6GB RAM variant, Honor has priced it at CNY 2,399 (roughly Rs. 25,100).

Honor Play will be available in Black, Blue, and Violet color options.

It will be interesting to see on 6th August, at how much price Honor launches the smartphone. But if you can get it at roughly around Rs.20k then it will be a treat for gamers, because to experience such a powerful smartphone in your budget is a great thing.

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