Honor Play 7 Entry Level Smartphone with 24MP Selfie Camera Launched in China

Honor Play 7 Entry Level Smartphone with 24MP Selfie Camera Launched in China

Honor Play 7 Entry Level Smartphone with 24MP Selfie Camera Launched in China

by May 21, 2018

Honor Play 7

Huawei is expected to launch the Honor 7A and Honor 7C smartphones on May 22. But just ahead of the launch, the company has unveiled an entry level smartphone Honor Play 7 in its hometown China.

Honor Play 7 Price and Availability:

The Honor Play 7 is priced at CNY 599 which is roughly Rs. 6500. The device is already on pre-order in China and will be available starting May 22. There is no information available yet regarding the phone’s launch in global market. The color options available to the user will be Black, Gold and Blue.

Honor 7 Display, Camera and Other Specifications:

The Honor 7 Play sports a 5.45-inch FullView IPS display with 1,440 x 720 pixels resolution and an extra-tall 18:9 aspect ratio. The screen is covered by a 2.5D curved glass. The device is powered by 1.5 GHz quad-core MediaTek MT6739 SoC paired with 2GB of RAM and 16GB of inbuilt storage with an option to expand up to 256GB via microSD card. The dual-SIM phone runs Android 8.1 Oreo operating system out of the box with EMUI 8.1 on top and is backed by a 3,020mAh battery. Being a budget phone, there is no fingerprint sensor or face unlock feature.

Talking about the camera, the rear hosts a 13MP main snapper with PDAF and an LED flash. On the front, there’s a 24-megapixel selfie camera (aperture f/2.0) paired with LED flash and beauty mode for enhancing selfies.

Key Specifications of Honor Play 7:

  • 5.45-inch FullView IPS display
  • 5 GHz quad-core MediaTek MT6739 SoC
  • 2GB of RAM
  • 16GB of inbuilt storage (expandable up to 256GB)
  • Android 8.1 Oreo operating system
  • 13MP Rear Camera
  • 24MP Front Camera
  • 3,020mAh battery

Connectivity options provided with the device are 4G LTE, Wi-Fi 802.11 b/g/n with hotspot, Bluetooth 4.2 with LE, GLONASS, GPS, micro-USB, a 3.5mm headphone jack. In terms of dimensions, the Honor 7 Play measures 146.5×70.9×8.3mm and weighs about 142 grams.

Not sure if the Honor Play 7 will be launched in India or not. Stay tuned, we’ll keep you updated.