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Although there are a few selections of gaming phone under 20000, conscientious handset manufacturers also have released some budget gaming phone with good quality. HONOR is one of the representatives of them. But which one is the best gaming phone of HONOR? Let's take a look.
The HONOR Play (4GB + 64GB), launched before a month, sells for Rs. 20,000 on the Indian official site, whose price and launch date looks like the highest specification among the gaming phones under Rs. 20,000. So is it like what we think?
Please refer to the below table about its key specifications:
|Model||Launch Date||Price||Key Specifications|
|HONOR Play||AUG'18||4GB + 64GB Rs. 19,999 |
6GB + 64GB Rs. 25,999
|Android v8.1 (Oreo)|
2.36 GHz Octa Core
6.3" (16 cm) Display
16 MP Rear Camera
16 MP Front Camera
3750 mAh Battery
VoLTE, Dual SIM
As the name of HONOR Play implies, it is born for play. It is mainly designed for the young and young heart. It is the first model from the company's shelf to feature the GPU Turbo technology, which brings a dramatically fast and smooth gaming phone experience. It accelerates every touch, every interaction, and even every game, improving system efficiency by up to 60 percent. And with the AI NPU (neuron process unit) of Kirin 970, the intelligent gaming and photography give you a professional experience.
No wonder the configuration is most important to the game players. The strong Kirin 970 Chipset of HONOR Play introduces an independent AI NPU that makes lots of AI smart applications running faster. And it supports 1.5-day heavy usage with a 3750mAh (typ.) battery, which avoids shutting down suddenly while you are playing a team game.
The 4D gaming experience with smart shock can recognize the gaming scenario of team battles, the use of special skills, switching and shooting guns, etc. and intelligently match a vibration feedback like using a game console.
And the display of HONOR Play is worth mentioning, it has a large resolution with 1080 x 2340 pixels, which brings energetic, colorful and pleasing visual experience. It uses a FHD+6.3-inch LCD display with a 19.5:9 aspect ratio. Its high screen-to-body ratio is about 89 percent, meaning there's a lot of display and very few baffles, apart from the bottom chin with HONOR branding. Such a full- view screen must feel well while playing games. In addition, HONOR Play comes with an eye-comfort mode, which filters out blue light to protect your sight possibly. And it has dimensions of 157.9 x 74.3 x 7.5 mm, nearly the same as that of HONOR 10. And it feels snug in hand.
By the way, it has 3D gaming sound effect, 16MP + 2MP dual AI camera and face unlock. These functions make this phone add the highlights.
Given the starting price of the phone which is Rs. 19999, there are not many options for you to choose from when it comes to notched displays. However, it uses almost the same hardware as seen premium tier smartphone such as the HONOR View 10 or the HONOR 10, but it has a price tag lower than both of them.
After reading the comprehensive introduction of HONOR Play, do you think it is the best HONOR gaming smartphone? Do you want to have one at Rs. 19999?