Honor Play: an inexpensive gaming smartphone for multiple games: If you look with envy at the gaming smartphones Razer Phone and Asus ROG Phone, but you can not afford it now because of their high cost, then the new Honor Play can be the alternative you were waiting for. This is the first smartphone from Honor with built-in GPU technology Turbo, which allowed to create an inexpensive gaming device.
What is the GPU Turbo? This is an improvement of the software that works together with the hardware of the smartphone to provide improved gameplay. Honor reports that graphics processing efficiency has improved by 60 percent, battery consumption has decreased by 30 percent, and you can also expect improved response time and a more stable frame rate. If you are a PUBG Mobile player, then as Honor declares, the GPU Turbo will provide 39 frames per second, and without it, the smartphone will be able to offer 36 frames per second.
In Honor Play installed processor Kirin 970 from Huawei, 4 GB of RAM, a diagonal of 6.3 inches. The price for the international market will be known after the IFA exhibition in 2018, but it is estimated that Honor Play will cost from 200 to 300 euros.
What else can offer a smartphone for gamers? The function, called 4D Smart Shocks, works as a PlayStation DualShock controller, with vibrations of the smartphone corresponding to actions on the screen, as well as 3D audio using the function Histen. Game Suite is part of a software package that disables incoming calls and notifications, and also blocks navigation buttons during the game. Also in the package, there is a recording function to save the best results. The honor will even sell a special protective film with a smooth surface for fast games.
GPU Turbo, 3D sound and 4D Smart Shocks cannot improve the interaction with all existing games. The functions will give a noticeable improvement in games like PUBG Mobile, Asphalt 9 or Mobile Legends, but outside these and several other games, the Turbo GPU may not have such a noticeable effect. This is not unique to Honor Play phenomenon since most games need to be specially designed or upgraded to use specific functions of the smartphone.
The smartphone camera will be known to Honor fans. The main lens has 16 megapixels and is accompanied by a secondary 2-megapixel camera. It uses artificial intelligence to recognize the scene and has a f / 2.2 aperture. The SELFI-camera has a resolution of 16 megapixels and a f / 2.0 aperture, which also uses artificial intelligence to make the user more beautiful in the picture. Other specifications include a 3750 mAh battery, Android 8.1 with the EMUI 8.2 user interface, a microSD card slot, a headphone jack, a fingerprint reader and unlock with face recognition.