Huawei sub-brand Honor has launched the Play 4 and Play 4 Pro smartphones. Both devices have a hole-punch display, offer 5G connectivity and also provide fast charging support.
Honor Play 4
This dual-SIM(Nano) smartphone runs the Android 10 with Magic UI 3.1 on top and features an expansive 6.81-inch FHD+ (1080×2400 pixels) TFT display with a 20:9 aspect ratio. The MediaTek Dimensity 800 SoC keeps things ticking under the hood, with Mali G57 MC4 GPU and up to 8GB of RAM and 128GB of onboard storage (expandable via microSD card to 512GB).
A quad-rear camera setup housing a 64MP main sensor assisted by an 8MP secondary sensor, and two 2MP sensors can be found in the device’s back panel. For selfies, a 16MP single sensor takes care of business.
The Honor Play 4 has a battery pack rated 4,300mAh that supports fast charging at 22.5W. Connectivity options include 5G, 4G LTE, Wi-Fi 802.11ac Bluetooth v5.1 and a 3.5mm headphone jack.
The price is set at $252 for the 6GB+128GB variant and $280 for the 8GB+128GB model. Colour options include Phantom Blue and Iceland Illusion and this device will go on sale in China from the 12th of June.
Honor Play 4 Pro
This smartphone runs the same Android OS as the Play 4 and comes with a smaller display at 6.57-inch FHD+ (1080×2400 pixels) TFT display with a 20:9 aspect ratio. Under the hood, the Kirin 990 SoC is paired with the Mali-G76 GPU and 8GB of RAM.
A dual-rear camera with a 40MP main sensor and an 8MP sensor take care of pictures and videos from the rear angle. Up front, a dual selfie setup with a 32MP main sensor and an 8MP secondary sensor handle selfies and video calls. In addition to these features, a special edition Play 4 Pro offers an additional IR sensor touted to have an accuracy of 0.1-degree Celsius.
The Play 4 Pro offers the same storage options and connectivity options as its sibling device but features a smaller battery at 4,200mAh which supports fast charging at 40W.
The device is priced at $406 for the 8GB+128GB model and $420 for the 8GB+128GB model with an IR sensor. Colour options include Magical Night Black, Mecha Blue and Iceland Illusion.