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Honor V9 Play Price

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Huawei Technologies Co. Ltd. is an international networking and telecommunications equipment company based out of  China. It is the largest telecommunications equipment manufacturer in the world, after Samsung. Huawei under its online-only sub brand Honor has launched the Honor V9 Play budget smartphones in China recently. Huawei Honor V9 play is perceived as a special smartphone in the Honor series. In India the Honor V9 Play release date is in December 2017. This android flagship will be available in multiple color variants:  Rose Gold color, Black, Red, Blue, and Gold.The hybrid-dual SIM handset is available in two storage variants - the one with 3GB RAM costs Rs 9,800 while the 4GB RAM is priced at Rs 11,790. The Honor V9 Play price in India seems to be strategically priced to launch Honor’s presence in the smartphones under 15000 segment and be there for a while.

What’s hot?

·         Sound battery backup

·         Robust configuration

·         Impressive cameras

·         IPS LCD technology for display

·         Fingerprint scanner

·         Powerful CPU and RAM

·         Android 7.0 Nougat

·         Fingerprint Scanner

What’s not?

·         Hybrid SIM

·         Non-removable battery

·         No USB OTG support

Processor:

The smartphone is driven by a MediaTek MT6750 chipset, which features a 1.5 GHz Octa-core Cortex-A53 CPU. They are clubbed with 3GB/4GB RAM and Mali-T860 MP2 Graphics processing unit (GPU). The Honor V9 Play boots on Android v7.0 Nougat OS out of the box, with EMUI 5.1 on top.

Camera:

The smartphone boasts of a 13 MP f/2.2 rear camera with phase detection autofocus and an 8 MP selfie shooter. The image and video output of both the cameras are really nice.

Design and Display:

In terms of design, the smartphone sports a metal unibody design and sports a 5.2-inch display.The  gadget uses IPS LCD capacitive touch screen technology. The resolution of the handset is .1280 x 720 pixels.  The different connectivity options available in the Honor V9 Play include 4G, 3G, 2G, Bluetooth v4.1, GPS, A dual SIM slot, Wi-Fi 802.11 b/g/n, GPS,3.5mm audio jack and Micro USB port. The smartphone also flaunts a fingerprint sensor seated at the rear that can unlock the handset in 0.4 seconds.It measures 147.9 mm x 73.2 mm x 7.65mm and weighs 145g.

Storage:

On the storage front, the android handset comes with an internal memory of 32GB which is increasable up to 128GB via a microSD card.

Battery:

The Honor V9 Play is juiced by a 3,000mAh Li-Polymer battery in order to ensure the entertainment continues for long hours.The company claims the battery can offer talk time of 16 hours and 15 days standby time.

Verdict:

The Honor V9 Play is a sturdy gadget which packs in superb cameras and nice battery backup - simply put, excellence at its best. It has a nice fingerprint sensor which responds quickly. The device provides an awesome viewing experience, thanks to its sharp full HD display. The handset is priced affordably and may strike a chord with the cost conscious crowd.

Summing up, the Honor V9 Play is one of the nicest choices in its price band for folks such as photography lovers, heavy gamers, high-end app users etc. However, remember that the smartphone sports hybrid SIM slot.

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Expected Price

Rs. 14599

Release Date

03/06/2018

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Key features

  • 5.5 inches Screen

  • 2900 mAh Battery

  • 32GB Memory

  • 12 Megapixel | 5 Megapixel Camera

  • 4GB RAM

  • Kirin 659 Processor

Honor V9 Play Specifications:

General
BrandHonor
ModelV9 Play
Display
Screen Resolution1080 x 1920 pixels
Display Size5.5 inches
Display TypeIPS LCD
Touch ScreenCapacitive
Pixel Density401 ppi
Screen to Body Percentage
Display FeaturesMultitouch
Storage
Internal Memory32GB
RAM4GB
Expandable Card SlotmicroSD, up to 128GB
Camera
Primary Camera12 Megapixel
Selfie Camera5 Megapixel
Video RecordingYes
Primary Camera FeaturesAutofocus, Geo-tagging
FeaturesTouch focus, face detection, panorama, auto-HDR
Platform
Operating SystemAndroid OS, v7.0 (Nougat)
Design and Body
Dimensions
Weight
Connectivity
Wi-FiWi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n, Hotspot
Bluetoothv4.2
4GYes
3GYes
2GYes
SIM ConfigurationDual SIM
USB ConnectivitymicroUSB v2.0
GPSA-GPS
Battery
TypeLi-Ion
Talk Time
Capacity2900 mAh
Removable BatteryNo
Processor
ChipsetKirin 659
Architecture
CoresOcta-core
Frequency1.5 GHz
GPU
Other Features
SensorsFingerprint, accelerometer, gyro, proximity, compass
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