With the gaming consoles becoming quite popular, Honor recently launched the new smartphone, Huawei Honor Play. Though the branding doesn’t specify anything as a gaming smartphone still the name of handset give us a clear picture. This the first ever handset from Honor featuring revolutionary Turbo technology. The Huawei Honor Play in Dubai completely relies on this technology to enhance the overall gaming experience. Though it has the same standard internals, it is this GPU Turbo that makes it a great gaming handset. The 3D sound effects, GPU Turbo technology, the impressive internals will definitely make the Honor Play beat other flagships like Xiaomi MI Mix 2S in terms of gaming performance. Here, let us explore further into the Huawei Honor Play design, specs, features, and price in UAE.
The Honor Play in UAE boasts a 6.3-inches full HD display with a display notch as in Apple iPhone X. The display resolution of 2340 X 1080 pixels can render bright images thus able to make your gaming experience more fun. Unlike other Honor handsets, the Honor Play features a metal rear with a U shaped antenna lines. On the rear end, the device features dual rear camera and a fingerprint sensor. It comes in with a 3.5mm headphone jack. This isn’t a flagship phone and is a just a follower of Honor 10. In fact, though the device packs in powerful internals, still the Honor Play price in UAE is kept minimal.
Talking about the Huawei Honor Play specs, it is powered by a Huawei’s Kirin 970 processor that is paired with 4GB/6GB RAM and 64GB of internal storage. It further gives out the feature to expand the storage via microSD slot. On the camera front, the device comes in with a dual rear camera of 16MP and 2MP along with a 16MP selfie camera. It runs on Android 8.0 Oreo with EMUI 8.2 layered on the top. The Honor handset is fuelled by 3750mAh battery that offers enough battery life while gaming. Though everything looks standard, it is the processing power that makes it the best gaming smartphone for 2018. Powered by the GPU Turbo technology, the device graphical performance is something to look for.
Though Honor is not a popular brand when it comes to the hardware internals of the Xiaomi Black Shark and ASUS ROG gaming handset, this time it has come up with a new technology that is said to boost gaming performance than its rivals. Even Razer is trying to keep ahead of the competition with its upcoming Razer Phone 2 features and specifications. Moreover, the important thing to consider is this is the first smartphone offering 4D gaming. Keeping it simple, Huawei Honor Play GPU Turbo technology can enhance the processing capability up to 60% and can even reduce the power consumption by 30% while gaming. It is the same GPU Turbo that even offers something called 4D gaming that is ought to be beneficial at times. Thanks to the GPS technology that let even the heavy games to run at higher rates. As for now, the tech is limited to Honor Play Dubai, and we can expect it to be available in other handsets including Huawei Honor 7X, Honor 9 Lite, Honor View 10 and Honor 10.
Addressing the technology, George Zhao, President of Honor says “We’re thrilled to achieve this technology breakthrough as Honor has strived to provide the best user experience to our global customers. With this GPR Turbo, we are confident that we can highly improve our market advantages by significantly enhancing our graphics processing efficiency and offering the impeccable mobile experience.”
The Huawei Honor Play 4GB RAM may retail for AED 1148, while the 6GB variant is expected to carry a price tag of AED 1377. Moreover, the company also announced a special edition of Honor Play Cool which features a special rear panel. This would be priced a bit higher than the standard version. It is likely to available in different attractive shades including Black, Blue, Red, and Purple. As for the availability, the regular version will go for sale from June 11 in China. It may be available in other international markets in the near future.