Honor Play 30: Little by little, Honor is expanding its catalog of devices throughout the planet. On this occasion, it has been its entry range that has received a new member: the Honor Play 30. This is the youngest brother here Honor Play 30 Plus 5G that we met at the end of last year.
This new proposal brings on board the Snadpragon 480+ processor, the vitamin version of Qualcomm’s most humble 5G chipset. In addition, it has a large 5,000 mAh battery and up to 8 GB of RAM. Of course, it comes with a single camera on the back, something difficult to see today even in the input range.
Honor Play 30 Plus 8GB RAM Specifications
|Model||Play 30 8GB RAM|
|Release Date||2022, May|
|Dimensions||164 x 75.8 x 8.9 mm (6.46 x 2.98 x 0.35 in)|
|Weight||198 g (6.98 oz)|
|Colors||Black, White, Blue, Silver/Pink|
|Body Material||Glass front, plastic back, plastic frame|
|SIMs||Hybrid Dual SIM (Nano-SIM, dual stand-by)|
|Water & Dust||No|
|Type||TFT LCD, 90Hz|
|Resolutions||720 x 1600 pixels, 20:9 ratio|
|PPI||270 ppi density|
|2G||GSM 850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900|
|3G||HSDPA 850 / 900 / 1900 / 2100|
|Speed||HSPA 42.2/5.76 Mbps, LTE-A, 5G|
|Rear Dual||13 MP, f/1.8, (wide), AF|
|Features||LED flash, HDR, panorama|
|Front||5 MP, f/2.2, (wide)|
|OS||Android 11, Magic UI 5.0|
|Chipset||Qualcomm Snapdragon 480 Plus 5G (8 nm)|
|CPU||Octa-core (2×2.2 GHz Kryo 460 & 6×1.9 GHz Kryo 460)|
|Card Slot||microSDXC (uses shared SIM slot)|
|Fast Charging||Fast charging 10W|
|Sound||3.5mm Audio Jeck Yes with Loudspeaker|
|Sensors||Accelerometer, proximity, compass|
|Bluetooth||5.1, A2DP, LE|
|GPS||Yes, with A-GPS, GLONASS, GALILEO, BDS|
|USB||USB Type-C 2.0|
|Wi Fi||Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac, dual-band, Wi-Fi Direct, DLNA, hotspot|
The new Honor Play 30 includes a 6.5-inch LCD screen with HD+ resolution (1,600 x 720 pixels) and a small drop-shaped notch where the front camera is housed. It offers 5 megapixels, while the rear one consists of a single 13-megapixel sensor.
Inside this phone, we find Qualcomm’s Snadpragon 480+ processor, which gives it 5G connectivity and is accompanied by up to 8 GB of RAM. It also has 128 GB of expandable internal storage with a microSD card and the Magic UI 5.0 operating system based on Android 11.
It is powered by a 5,000 mAh battery that does not support fast charging, so, according to Honor, it takes 157 minutes to fully recharge through the USB-C port. It also lacks a fingerprint reader and NFC connectivity.
Price and versions of the Honor Play 30
The Honor Play will be available, for the time being, in China, but its price is unknown and whether or not it will reach other countries. What we do know is that it will go on sale in four colors (blue, gold, black or white) and in two configurations with 4 or 8 GB of RAM, both with 128 GB of capacity.