Honor Play4 unveiled with Dimensity 800 5G chipset

Honor Play4 5G Launched
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Honor has pulled the curtain off its Play4 series of smartphones. The lineup consists of two smartphones; the standard Play4 and Play4 Pro. Here, we will be talking about the Honor Play4, its specs, features, price, and availability.

Honor Play4 Overview

Design and Specs

Honor Play4 comes with a big 6.81-inch IPS LCD screen with a resolution of 2400 x 1080 pixels. The display features a tiny circular cutout on the top left corner that houses the front camera. The bezels on the three sides are slim while it is more profound on the bottom chin.

Honor Play 4 5G display

On the back, there is a rectangular module that encloses the quad-camera setup. The fingerprint sensor is shifted to the side of the device. There is nothing on the back except for the Honor branding.

Performance and Memory

Honor Play4 is powered by MediaTek Dimensity 800 SoC. The chipset comes with an integrated 5G modem. It looks to be the money-saving tactics from the company as the majority of 5G ready midrange phones feature Qualcomm’s Snapdragon 765G which is a little expensive SoC than its MediaTek counterpart.

The graphic is handled by Mali-G57 GPU. To keep the device cool, Honor has included a vapor chamber technology. The phone is available in 6GB and 8GB RAM variants, both of which are paired with 128GB of storage. Users can expand the storage up to 512GB using a MicroSD card.

Honor Play4 Vapor Chamber


Honor Play4 5G has a 64MP quad-camera setup. The primary camera has a 1/1.7″ sensor and aperture of f/1.89. It uses pixel binning technique that can result in pixels as big as 1.6μm. There is an 8MP camera that lets you take shots with greater FOV. The rest of the setup includes a 2MP macro camera and a 2MP depth sensor. For selfies, there is a 16MP camera on the front.

Honor Play 4 5G quad camera setup

Battery and Others

The phone is backed by a sizeable 4,300mAh battery. For refill, the device supports 22.5W fast charging through its Type-C port. It runs on Magic 3.1 based on Android 10. The phone is available in two color options – Blue and Black.

Honor Play4 5G Specifications:

  • Body: 170 x 78.5 x 8.9mm; 213 gm
  • Display: 6.81-inches IPS LCD panel
  • Resolution: FHD+ (2400 x 1080 pixels); 386ppi
  • Chipset: MediaTek Dimensity 800
  • CPU: Octa-core (4×2.0 GHz Cortex-A76 & 4×2.0 GHz Cortex-A55)
  • GPU: Mali-G57 MC4
  • RAM: 6GB / 8GB
  • Storage: 128GB (expandable using SD card)
  • Software & UI: Magic 3.1 based on Android
  • Rear Camera: Quad-camera;
    – 64MP primary shooter
    – 8MP ultra-wide lens
    – 2MP depth sensor
    – 5MP macro sensor
  • Front Camera: 16MP, f/2.0 lens
  • Security: Physical capacitative fingerprint scanner (side-mounted)
  • Audio: 3.5mm headphone jack
  • Connectivity: Dual-SIM , WiFi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac (2.4GHz / 5GHz), Bluetooth 5.1, GPS/AGPS/GLONASS/Beidou/Galileo, USB Type-C
  • Battery: 4300 mAh with 22.5W fast charging

Honor Play4 Price and Availability in Nepal 

The price of Honor Play4 in China is 1,799 Yuan for the 6/128GB variant and 1,999 for the 8/128GB variant. As of now, it is exclusive to China. We expect the price of Honor Play4 in Nepal to be around Rs. 33,000 for a 6/128GB variant and Rs. 36,000 for the 8/128GB variant.

Smartphone Model Price in Nepal (Expected)
Honor Play4 (6/128GB) ~ Rs. 33,000
Honor Play4 (8/128GB) ~ Rs. 36,000

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