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Honor Play launching in India on August 6, will be Amazon exclusive

Honor Play will be a gaming-centric smartphone featuring the company’s new turbo GPU for stronger performance.

tech Updated: Jul 26, 2018 10:51 IST
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Honor had launched its Honor 9N smartphone earlier this week in India.(HT Photo)

Bullish on its performance in India in the second quarter, Huawei’s sub-brand Honor is set to launch gaming-centric ‘Honor Play’ smartphone in India on August 6.

The device, unveiled in China in June this year, will be an Amazon exclusive, said the listing on the e-commerce platform.

Honor Play is one of the first phones to feature the turbo GPU technology for gaming and overall performance. The smartphone is powered by in-house Kirin 970 processor accompanied by the new turbo GPU.

The company on July 24 launched it ‘notch display’ smartphone, Honor 9N in India.

Honor 9N starts at Rs 11,999 for the base model with 3GB RAM plus 32GB storage. Honor 9N with 4GB RAM and 64GB onboard storage is priced at Rs 13,999, while the top model with 4GB RAM plus 128GB internal storage will retail at Rs 17,999.

Honor 9N will be available starting July 31 exclusively via Flipkart and Honor’s e-store.

With 188% growth, Honor was one of the fastest growing brand in India in the second quarter, registering a 3% market share at the fifth place in Q2 2018, said Counterpoint Research in its latest report.

First Published: Jul 26, 2018 10:51 IST