For those who thought 64-bit computing is only for the most expensive of phones, Huawei has a solution in the form of the Honor Play 4.
The device just got an unveil in China where is it expected to sell at near-Hongmi prices of about 799 Yuan ($130). The device has a 5-inch 720p display and is powered by the new Snapdragon 410 64-bit chipset from Qualcomm. Being a US$130 phone, it comes with only 1GB of RAM and 8GB of on-board storage which can be expanded via microSD.
- 5-inch 1280 x 720p display
- 1.4GHz quad-core Snapdragon 410 64-bit CPU
- 1GB RAM
- 8GB on-board ROM
- 8 mega-pixel rear camera
- 2 mega-pixel front camera
- 2000mAh battery
- 4G LTE
A yet unannounced Samsung phone is in tow with pretty similar specs. However, Huawei being the aggressive maker it is, should have the upper hand when it comes to affordability.
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It is amazing to see how much the smartphone world has progressed in a little over a year. The Xiaomi Hongmi when launched at the same price was a ground breaker whereas the world hardly takes much notice of a device like the Honor Play 4 which costs exactly as much, but features quite a bit more.
Do you see a phone like the Honor Play 4 be your secondary smartphone? Let us know if you do![Source via GizChina.es]