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Honor Play is Honor’s first gaming smartphone

    After the Razer phone, gaming device is becoming a thing in 2018

    Honor Play is another mid-ranger that features a notch display on the top bezels like the recently launched Honor 9i (2018). It is one of the best phones within the Honor family but it comes with a features in design appearances that most people find prosaic.

    Although, the company is expanding the Honor series with profitable specs. The phone was unveiled in Chine but the Honor Play is Honor’s first gaming smartphone and looking from all aspect, it doesn’t look like a gaming smartphone but it comes with gaming features.

    Honor Play Specs

    *. Display: 6.30-inch FHD+ display with an aspect ratio of 19.5:9
    *. Screen resolution: 1080 x 2340 pixels
    *. RAM: 4GB
    *. Processor: Octa-core Hisilicon Kirin 970 processor
    *. Storage: 64GB and 256GB
    *. Camera:
    – Back camera: dual camera lens setup of 16-megapixel + 2-megapixels primary / secondary camera on the rear
    – Front camera: 16-megapixel front shooter for selfies
    *. OS: Android 8.1
    *. Battery: 3750mAh capacity
    *. Dimension: 157.91 x 74.27 x 7.48
    *. Weight: 176.00 grams
    *. SIM: Nano-SIM and Nano-SIM
    *. Network and connectivity: Wi-Fi, GPS and Bluetooth
    *. Sensors: Proximity sensor, Accelerometer, Ambient light sensor and Gyroscope
    *. Colors: Black, Blue, and Violet

    Honor Play

    The amusing specs on the Honor Play is the GPU Turbo feature and it is the company’s new tech that offers an enhanced mobile gaming performance.

    From all point of view, it is built on hardware-software integrated GPU acceleration, it provides a faster, smoother and seamless performance to the games played on the phone and it definitely improves power efficiency.

    And the efficiency is improved by 60 per cent and the energy consumption by 30 per cent. Another is the 3D sound and the 4D haptic feedback when playing games. Honor Play is Honor’s answer to Razer phone.

    The Honor Play is available to pre-order now in China for $375, with models shipping from 11 June. Honor has also confirmed that GPU Turbo is set to come to the Honor 10, Honor View 10, Honor 9 Lite, and even the Honor 7X in future updates.