Honor Play3e with Helio P22 SoC unveiled

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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.

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Honor Play3e Specifications

  • Dimensions: 147.13 x 70.78 x 8.45 mm
  • Weight: 146 grams
  • SIM: Dual Nano SIM slots
  • Operating system: Android 9.0 Pie with EMUI 9.1
  • 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.