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Published: Thu, August 02, 2018
Tech | By Dwayne Harmon

Honor Play Gaming Smartphone Launched

Honor Play Gaming Smartphone Launched

The company has already promised the availability of this feature during the launch announcement, now they are fulfilling the promise.

Having experienced a very long time of spottings, teasers, and teasers, the Honor Note 10 denotes the recovery of Huawei mark Honor's phablet series, which was briefly suspended with the Honor Note 8 out of 2016. Like many Huawei phones, the back is glass, and the frame is aluminum. Also, posters have suggested that the phone would come with "Cool" technology, which hints that this phone may have in-built temperature control. When it comes to the battery, the unit will have a 5,000mAh, that will support the firm's Super Charge feature. Coming to the cameras, the device sports 16MP + 24MP dual cameras on the rear with f/1.8 aperture, auto scene detection, and AIS support.

While the Honor Note 10 is a productivity-oriented flagship smartphone, the Honor Play is marketed as a gaming-oriented mid-range handset.

The Honor Note is equipped with the powerful Kirin 970 SoC with GPU Turbo, a graphics processing acceleration technology that uses hardware and software to enhance the gaming experience. The phone comes powered by the HiSilicon Kirin 970 chipset, which we earlier saw on smartphones such as the Honor 10, Honor View 10, Huawei P20 and P20 Pro. The massive screen produces Full HD+ resolution of 2220 x 1080 pixels. The Note 10 also comes with a Samsung DeX-like feature that lets you cast your phone's screen to a monitor. According to the company, the GPU Turbo increase the GPU performance by 60% and decreases the battery consumption by 30%. It comes with 4 GB, 6 GB or 8 GB of RAM and either 64 GB or 128 GB of internal storage. This dual camera setup consists of one 24 MP and one 16 MP camera. There are two more variants of the device offering 6GB RAM+128GB internal storage and 8GB RAM+128GB internal storage, priced at 3,199 Yuan (approximately 32,100) and 3,599 Yaun (approximately Rs 36,100) respectively.

Honor 9N will be available exclusively on Flipkart from July 31 in four colours - lavender purple, sapphire blue, midnight black and robin egg blue.

It runs on Android 8.1 Oreo-based EMUI 8.2 out of the box. There's a 13 MP front-facing camera for selfies. After months of anticipations, Honor has finally launched the Honor Note 10 in China today for a starting price of 2799 yuan, which roughly translates to Rs 28,000 approx.

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