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HONOR Play 4 and Play 4 Pro 5G smartphones announced

HONOR just further expanded its 5G portfolio with the introduction of the Play 4 and Play 4 Pro.
HONOR Play 4 and Play 4 Pro 5G smartphones announced
HONOR Play 4 and Play 4 Pro 5G

HONOR Play 4 key specs and highlights

HONOR Play 4 is a mid-ranger with 3D curved glass-like back design in Magic Night Black, Phantom Blue, and Iceland Illusion gradient colorways. In front, it uses a 6.81-inch LCD with FHD+ resolution, a 20:9 screen aspect ratio, and a single punch-hole for the 16MP f/2.0 front camera.

Under the hood, it is packed with a 2.0GHz 7nm Dimensity 800 5G octa-core SoC, Mali-G77 MC4 GPU6GB/8GB LPDDR4X RAM, 128GB UFS 2.1 storage, and 4,300mAh battery with USB-C 22.5W fast charging.

For cameras, the device sports a 64MP f/1.89 main cam, 8MP f/2.2 ultra-wide cam, 2MP f/2.4 macro cam, and 2MP f/2.4 depth cam.

The handset also has a side-mounted fingerprint reader, 3.5mm headphone jack, dual-band Wi-Fi 802.11 ac, 5G NSA/SA, 4G LTE, Bluetooth 5, GPS/GLONASS/BeiDou, and dual SIM slots.

It measures 170 x 78.5 x 8.9 mm and weighs 213 grams.

HONOR Play 4 Pro key specs and highlights

HONOR Play 4 Pro
HONOR Play 4 Pro

HONOR Play 4 Pro is the beefier device. It comes in Magic Night Black, Mecha Blue,  and Iceland Illusion colors and a smaller 6.57-inch LCD display with FHD+ resolution and a pill-shaped punch-hole for the 32MP f/2.0 + 8MP f/2.2 105-degree ultra-wide dual-selfie cam.

Inside, it is equipped with the 7nm Kirin 990 flagship SoC clocked at 2.86GHz, Mali-G76 MP16 GPU, Big Core + Tiny Core NPU, Balong 5000 5G modem with VC cooling support. It is paired with 8GB LPDDR4X RAM, 128GB UFS 2.1 storage, and 4,200mAh battery with USB-C 40W fast charging tech.

The handset also goes with 40MP Sony IMX600 RYYB  f/1.8 main camera w/ laser AF and a secondary 8MP f/2.4 3x optical zoom camera with OIS. It has up to 5x hybrid zoom and 30x digital zoom. Interestingly, it has no third ultra-wide cam.

The main highlight of the phone is the IR temperature sensor. It can be used to measure the temperature of objects, animals, and people. HONOR said that it has a measurement range of -20 degrees to 100 degrees Celsius.

It's a timely feature that can detect if you have a fever.

Similar to the vanilla Play 4. It sports a side-mounted fingerprint reader. It also has NFC. The device measures at 162.7 x 75.8 x 8.9 mm and weighs 213 grams.

Both phones load with 
Android 10 OS with Magic UI 3.1 skin. 

China price with direct to PHP conversion (no taxes and duties yet):

HONOR Play 4 5G 6GB/128GB - CNY 1,799 (around PHP 12.6K)
HONOR Play 4 5G 8GB/128GB - CNY 1,999 (around PHP 14K)
HONOR Play 4 Pro 5G 8GB/128GB - CNY 2,999 (around PHP 21K)

HONOR Play 4 will go on sale in China from June 12 while the Play 4 Pro will be available from June 9. Both are now up for pre-order in China.

There's no word regarding its international availability. We will keep you guys posted.

Sources: XDA, FoneArena
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