After the massive popularity earned by Honor with its V9 handset, it was expected from the company to bring another mid-range smartphone. And with swirling rumors, the anticipations and news of the handset have finally come true. Honor V9 Play is finally unveiled featuring some excellent budget specs. Earlier the subsidiary of the company Huawei, Honor, had confirmed to bring it V9 Play handset on the last day of the IFA 2017 (as reported here).
Honor V9 Play Key Specs and Features
Reportedly, in the design language, the Honor V9 Play comes a metal uni-body design along with rounded edges. It also features antenna bands on the bottom and top chin. The new Honor handset sports a 5.2-inch HD alongside a screen resolution of 720×1280 pixels and 2.5D curved glass on top.
Under the hood, the smartphone is shipped with the MediaTek MT6750 octa-core SoC paired with Mali T860 GPU. The smartphone comes in two RAM variants, while one is of 3 GB, the other offers a RAM of 4 GB. Honor V9 Play provides a native storage of 32 GB which is further expandable up to 128 GB with a microSD card.
In the imaging language, the smartphone comes with a rear camera of 13 MP alongside f/2.0 aperture, PDAF, 5P lens and LED flash. On the other hand, the selfie snapper is equipped with 8 MP with an aperture of f/2.2. The Honor V9 Play handset is based on Android 7.0 Nougat operating system (runs EMUI 5.1) and is backed by a battery of 3000 mAh capacity which can deliver up to 16 hours of talk time.
Honor V9 Play Price
Honor V9 Play comes with dual SIM support and is available in five color variants- Rose Gold, Gold, Blue, Red, and Black. Right now the smartphone is launched only in China and will go on sale from September 12. The two Honor V9 Play variants come with different price tags, while the 3 GB RAM variant is priced at CNY 999 (approx. Rs. 9,800), the 4 GB RAM variant comes with a price tag of CNY 1,199 (approx. Rs. 11,700).