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March 11, 2019

Compare HONOR Mobile Phones: HONOR View20 vs HONOR Play

The HONOR Play is a well-known HONOR flagship phone with excellent performance. The latest HONOR flagship device, HONOR View20, seems to bring us a huge surprise this time. So, compared the classic gaming phone, what progress will this new phone have? Let us see.

The reason why the HONOR Play can become a successful gaming mobile phone is that it comes with the powerful Kirin 970 chipset, AI NPU, and the GPU Turbo. The strong Kirin 970 Chipset introduces an independent AI NPU that makes lots of AI smart applications running faster. GPU Turbo brings about 60 percent of performance improvement, 30 percent of power consumption decrease and almost full FPS and FPS stability in large games. It brings a dramatically fast and smooth gaming phone experience, which accelerates every touch, every interaction, and even every game.

Compare HONOR Mobile Phones: HONOR View20 vs HONOR Play- AI NPU

Now, let's take a look at HONOR View20. Whether its chipset, AI NPU, or GPU Turbo seems to have been further upgraded. It comes with the new generation of HiSilicon Kirin 980 chipset! Powered by a Kirin 980 AI chipset, GPU Turbo 2.0 gives you full-frame gaming experience. What’s more, the HONOR View20 brings the world's first 7nm mobile AI chipset. It achieves a 75% performance upgrade, 58% power efficiency upgrade, 46% performance upgrade, and 178% power efficiency upgrade. Game lag is a thing of the past.

Another good news is that the HONOR View20 is equipped with the liquid cooling system and triple-antenna Wi-Fi this time, further optimizing your gaming experience. The innovative “S-shaped heat pipe” will cool a wide area of heat to guarantee sustained peak gaming performance. And no matter how you hold your phone when gaming online, the Triple-Antenna Wi-Fi will maintain a strong Wi-Fi signal for a next to lag-free gaming experience.

Compare HONOR Mobile Phones: HONOR View20 vs HONOR Play- Liquid Cooling System

Besides, there are still a lot of differences between the two devices in other aspects. The more detailed comparison parameters are as follows.

SpecsHONOR View20HONOR Play
DISPLAYTypeIPS LCD capacitive touchscreen, 16M colors
Size6.4 inches, 101.4 cm2 (~85.7% screen-to-body ratio)6.3 inches, 97.4 cm2 (~83.0% screen-to-body ratio)
Resolution1080 x 2310 pixels (~398 ppi density)1080 x 2340 pixels, 19.5:9 ratio (~409 ppi density)
PLATFORMOSAndroid 9.0 (Pie); Magic UI 2Android 8.1 (Oreo); EMUI 8.2
ChipsetHiSilicon Kirin 980 (7 nm)Hisilicon Kirin 970 (10 nm)
CPUOcta-core (2x2.6 GHz Cortex-A76 & 2x1.92 GHz Cortex-A76 & 4x1.8 GHz Cortex-A55)Octa-core (4x2.4 GHz Cortex-A73 & 4x1.8 GHz Cortex-A53)
GPUMali-G76 MP10Mali-G72 MP12
MAIN CAMERADual 48 MP, f/1.8, 1/2", 0.8µm, PDAF16 MP, f/2.2, PDAF
TOF 3D stereo camera2 MP, f/2.4, depth sensor
SELFIE CAMERASingle25 MP, f/2.0, 27mm16 MP, f/2.0, 1.0µm
BATTERYBatteryNon-removable Li-Po 4000 mAh batteryNon-removable Li-Po 3750 mAh battery
ChargingFast battery charging 22.5WFast battery charging 18W
MISCColorsSaphire Blue, Phantom Blue, Phantom Red, Midnight BlackMidnight Black, Navy Blue, Viol

Have you captured the tremendous progress of the HONOR flagship mobile phones this time?