Honor V9 Play has made headlines for its features such as the 13 megapixel rear camera, Android Nougat software and support for fingerprint scanning.
Honor, which is owned by Huawei Terminal, has come out with a brand new device called the Honor V9 Play. The launch of this device has taken place exclusively in China for the moment and will go on sale on the 12th of September. The device has made headlines for its features such as the 13 megapixel rear camera, Android Nougat software and support for fingerprint scanning.
The device has been launched with two versions. One version has a RAM of 3GB and costs approximately INR 9800. The other version has a RAM of 4GB and costs approximately INR 11700. It is also available in five colour options: Black, Blue, Red, Gold and Rose Gold.
The body of the smart phone is a metal unibody one with rounded edges and antenna bands present towards the top and the bottom of the chin. There is a fingerprint scanner that is present at the back, below the set-up of the camera. The company claims that this scanner can unlock the device in 0.4 seconds. There is no support for a home button towards the front while the power and volume keys are towards the right of the device. The sides of the phone are relatively bezel free but there is an abundance of bezels towards the top and the bottom of the phone.
The Honor V9 Play has Android 7.0 Nougat as the operating system and runs on EMUI 5.1. The display is one of 5.2 inches (720×1280 pixels) and also has 2.5D curved glass protection. The device supports a hybrid dual-SIM slot and also has 65-percent NTSC colour gamut. The smart phone is powered by the MediaTek MT6750 octa-core SoC and Mali T860 GPU. The internal storage of the device is 32GB which can be expanded up to 128 GB with the help of the hybrid microSD card slot.
The rear camera is a 13-megapixel one with an aperture of f/2.0. It also has LED flash support, 5P lens and PDAF. The front camera is 8-megapixels and has an aperture of f/2.2. The battery is 3000mAh battery which can apparently last 16 hours of talk time and has a standby time of 15 days. This mobile phone can connect to Micro USB port, 4G VoLTE, Bluetooth v4.1, GPS, GLONASS, Wi-Fi 802.11 b/g/n. and a 3.5mm audio jack. The smart phone weighs 145 grams and has the dimensions of 147.9*73.2*7.65mm. It also has a number of sensors such as accelerometer, digital compass, proximity sensor and ambient light.