Huawei’s Honor brand has announced Play3e smartphone in China. It is a lite variant of Honor Play3 and comes with budget price and specifications.
The device is 8.45mm thick and houses 3020 mAh battery inside. The battery fully charges up in about 3 hours and offers up to 19 hours of talk time or 28 days of standby.
The Honor Play3e specs include 5.71-inch multi-touch display with 84.6% screen-to-body ratio and offers HD+ resolution. It is powered by MediaTek Helio P22 SoC and comes with 2GB / 3GB RAM with 32GB / 64GB ROM options. (expandable via dedicated MicroSD card slot).
It has 5MP front camera for selfies while the back side sports a single 13MP auto focus shooter with LED flash. Most of connectivity options are supported as well.
Display: 5.71-inch IPS LCD display with 1520 x 720 pixels resolution, 19:9 aspect ratio, 294ppi pixel density, 70% (Typical) NTSC color gamut, 84.6% screen-to-body ratio, multi-touch support
Chipset: Octa-core (2GHz A53 x 4 + 1.5GHz A53 x 4) MediaTek Helio P22 (MT6762R) processor with IMG GE8320 GPU
RAM: 2GB / 3GB
Storage: 32GB / 64GB built-in, expandable up to 512GB using MicroSD card
Front camera: 5MP with F/2.2 Aperture, Fixed Focus
Rear camera: 13MP with LED Flash, F/1.8 Aperture, PDAF, 1080p video recording
Battery: 3020 mAh (Typical) / 2920 mAh (Minimum) Lithium-Ion Polymer with 5V/1A charge
Connectivity: Dual 4G VoLTE, Wi-Fi 802.11 b/g/n, Wi-Fi Hotspot, Bluetooth V5.0, MicroUSB V2.0, GPS/GLONASS/Beidou, Fm Radio, 3.5mm Audio jack
Sensors: Ambient Light, Proximity, Gravity
The Honor Play 3e 2GB RAM variant price is 699 Yuan (US$ 98 / Rs. 7,080 approx.) while the Play 3e 3GB RAM model costs 899 Yuan (US$ 126 / Rs. 9,100 approx.) and comes in Magic Night Black, Platinum Gold and Aurora Blue colors. The smartphone is already up for order in China.