Honor play launched in India today at an event in Delhi. It was introduced initially in China in June this year and now they introduced it in the Indian market. Honor Play is the first device with Turbo GPU preloaded. Key highlights of honor play are kirin 970 CPU, GPU Turbo, and its price. This is the phone to compete against Mi A2 but It is already ahead in the competition.
Honor Play has 4 GB Ram, 64 GB internet storage and 6 GB Ram, 64 GB internal storage. Storage can be expanded up to 256 GB. There is a dual nano sim hybrid slot where you can put in two sim cards or a sim card with a microSD card. The phone runs on Android 8.0 oreo and EMUI 8.2. It has 3750 mahbattery. Connectivity options include 4G VOLTE, Wi-Fi 802.111ac, Bluetooth 4.2, USB type C, GPS/A-GPS and thankfully a 3.5mm headphone jack.
Honor Play vs Mi A2
This phone is competing against the upcoming Mi A2 but it is ahead of A 2. Honor used to fail in terms of GPU performance but now they have GPU Turbo. It is running on Kirin 970 CPU not any budget segment Soc like Mi A2. It has USB type C which is lacked in most budget segment phones. Battery capacity is of 3750 mah giving a full day of battery life even in heavy usage. All in all, there is a headphone jack present here.
Concluding, Honor play is a flagship phone launched at a midrange price. It gives you the performance of a flagship phone and charges you only of a budget phone. This is the best phone available at the price segment of Rs 20000.