On June 6, Honor released the new flagship Honor Play in Beijing. It was the first phone to come in with a GPU Turbo scary technology. The 4GB+64GB version was priced at 1999 yuan ($290), the 6GB+64GB version was at 2399 yuan ($348), and the Special Edition (6GB+64GB) was priced at 2499 yuan ($363).
Today, Honor officially announced the 6+128GB model. But what’s more interesting, the company issued a statement saying they won’t increase the price. Thus, the phone has doubled the capacity and is available at the same price, further enhancing the competitiveness.
The Honor Play 6+128GB variant will go on sale at 10:08 on August 14. Besides Vmall, Jingdong, Lynx, Suning Tesco, and other platforms, it will be available in the US as well.
Our protagonist is also packed with a 6.3-inch full-screen with an aspect ratio of 19.5:9, a Kirin 970 processor, a 16MP front camera, a 16+2MP dual-camera on the back supporting AI, a 3750mAh battery, and many more.
The Huawei Honor Play has been also promoted as a game phone. But it will be fairer to say the Play is a relatively budget-friendly handset for gaming purposes, in which software plays the main role. As we said, it sports GPU Turbo. It is a revolutionary graphics processing acceleration technology. The official measured data show that GPU Turbo can improve graphics processing efficiency by up to 60% and SoC power consumption by 30%.
GPU Turbo achieves a great improvement in graphics processing efficiency and reduces power consumption through the optimization of software and hardware. Yu Chengdong stated that GPU Turbo broke through the processing bottleneck between the EMUI operating system and the hardware, achieving a great improvement in the graphics processing efficiency of the entire system.