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Huawei Honor Play Specs, review, opinions, comparisons

Discover all the technical specs of the Huawei Honor Play - from its camera and display to performance and battery life.
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Huawei Honor Play Specs, review, opinions, comparisons
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Huawei Honor Play is a 2018 smartphone. It measures 157.9 x 74.3 x 7.5 mm and weighs 176 g. It has a IPS LCD display measuring 6.3" inches. The resolution is 1080 x 2340 and 409 ppi pixel density.

There is Single front camera with 16 MP. The main camera is Dual with 16 MP.

It runs on Octa-core (4x2.4 GHz Cortex-A73 & 4x1.8 GHz Cortex-A53) CPU with 64 GB, 4/6 GB RAM memory. The battery is 3750 mAh.

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Huawei Honor Play specs

General specs

Brand and model

Huawei Honor Play

Release date

2018, July


157.9 x 74.3 x 7.5 mm (6.22 x 2.93 x 0.3 in)


176 g (6.21 oz)


Midnight Black, Navy Blue, Violet, Player Edition Red, Player Edition Black


3750 mAh,  Non-removable Li-Po

Approximate price320 EUR





capacitive touchscreen

Display colors


Screen size

6.3" inc

Screen area

97.4 cm2

Screen format

19.5:9 (height:width)

Screen to body ratio


Screen resolution

1080 x 2340 px

PPI /points per inch/

409 PPI

Camera and Video

Rear camera, main

16 MP, Dual

Camera specs

-16 MP, f/2.2, PDAF
-2 MP, f/2.4, depth sensor


LED flash, HDR, panorama

Video 2160p@30fps, 1080p@60fps, 1080p@30fps (gyro-EIS)
Front (selfie) camera

16 MP, Single


16 MP, f/2.0, 1.0µm

Video 1080p@30fps


Operating system OS

Android 8.1 (Oreo); EMUI 8.2


Hisilicon Kirin 970 (10 nm)

Other models with the same chipset include: Huawei nova 4, Huawei Honor Note 10, Huawei nova 3, Huawei Honor Play, Huawei Honor 10, Huawei P20, Huawei P20 Pro, Huawei Mate RS Porsche Design, Huawei Honor View 10, Huawei Mate 10
Processor CPU

- Octa-core (4x2.4 GHz Cortex-A73 & 4x1.8 GHz Cortex-A53)

Graphics processor GPU

- Mali-G72 MP12

External memory

microSD, up to 256 GB (uses SIM 2 slot)

Internal memory

64 GB, 4/6 GB RAM


Antutu 8 Score 226029 (Rank 468 of 1145)
Antutu 7 Score 207232 (Rank 69 of 2128)
GeekBench 5 Single Core 349 (Rank 1070 of 1886)
GeekBench 5 Multi-Core 1241 (Rank 1154 of 1875)

Communication and Connectivity

SIM card Hybrid Dual SIM (Nano-SIM, dual stand-by)
Network GSM / CDMA / HSPA / LTE
Show all network frequencies:
Speed HSPA 42.2/5.76 Mbps, LTE-A (3CA) Cat16 1024/150 Mbps
Edge Yes
Wi-Fi Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac, dual-band, Wi-Fi Direct, hotspot
USB 2.0, Type-C 1.0 reversible connector
Bluetooth 4.2, A2DP, LE, EDR, aptX HD

Music and Audio

Radio No
Headphone jack Yes
- Active noise cancellation with dedicated mic

Other features

- Sensors - Fingerprint (rear-mounted), accelerometer, gyro, proximity, compass
- Fast battery charging 18W
- Versions: COR-AL00 (China); COR-AL10 (India); Global
Disclaimer: The information provided here is based on publicly available information and official specifications from Huawei. While every effort has been made to provide accurate and reliable information, readers should be aware that specifications are subject to change and updates from Huawei may not be reflected.
Richard Taylor

Richard Taylor

Richard Taylor is a technology expert and journalist based in the UK. With a degree in Computer Science from the University of Birmingham, he provides insightful analysis and expert reviews of the latest smartphones and technology. His technical expertise, passion for technology and years of experience make him a trusted source in the industry.

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Frequently Asked Questions

The base approximate price of the Huawei Honor Play was around 320 EUR after it was officially announced. At this point, the price may be lower.
The official release date is 2018, July.
The weight of the Huawei Honor Play is 176 g.
The screen size of the Huawei Honor Play is 6.3" inches.
The size of the Huawei Honor Play is 157.9 x 74.3 x 7.5 mm (HxWxD).