Honor Play 4T and 4T Pro budget smartphones officially launched

As expected, Honor has officially launched its new budget smartphones — Honor Play 4T and Honor Play 4T Pro in China. This budget smartphone series goes official in China just days before the company is set to launch its flagship Honor 30 lineup.

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The Honor Play 4T features a 6.39-inch punch-hole HD+ LCD screen while the 4T Pro comes with a 6.3-inch FHD+ OLED screen with water-drop notch and in-display fingerprint sensor. While the 4T is powered by Kirin 710 SoC, the Pro variant is powered by the Kirin 810 chipset.

As for the memory configuration, the Honor 4T comes with 6 GB RAM and 128 GB internal storage, whereas the 4T Pro offers 6 GB and 8 GB RAM RAM variants with 128 GB internal storage. Both the smartphones run Android operating system out-of-the-box.

Coming to the camera department, the Honor 4T Pro features a triple-camera setup on the back which includes a 48 MP primary sensor with f/1.8 aperture, an 8 MP ultra-wide sensor with f/2.4 aperture, and a 2 MP depth camera with f/2.4 aperture. On the front side, there’s a 16 MP snapper with f/2.0 aperture.

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On the other hand, the Honor Play 4T has dual rear cameras consisting of a 48 MP primary sensor and a 2 MP depth sensor. For taking selfies and video calling, it comes with an 8 MP front snapper.

Both the devices are powered by a 4000 mAh battery but the standard model supports 10W charging while the Pro model comes with support for 22.5W fast charging.

The HONOR Play 4T is priced at 1,199 yuan (~$170) while the Pro variant starts at 1,499 yuan (~$212) for the 6 GB RAM model while 8 GB RAM model costs 1,699 yuan (~$241). The Pro model is now up for pre-order in China while the standard variant will be available for order from 14th April.

Honor Play 4T Specifications

  • Display: 6.39-inch (1560×720 pixels) HD+ 19.5:9 2.5D curved glass display
  • CPU: Huawei Kirin 710A 12nm processor
  • GPU: Mali-G51 GPU
  • RAM: 6 GB RAM
  • Storage: 128 GB storage; expandable up to 512 GB
  • Software: Android 10 with MagicUI 3.1
  • Rear Camera: 48 MP primary camera + 2 MP depth camera
  • Front Camera: 8 MP
  • Others: Fingerprint sensor
  • Connectivity Options: Dual 4G VoLTE, Wi-Fi 802.11 b/g/n, Bluetooth 5.0 LE, GPS, micro USB
  • Colors: Midnight Black and Emerald Blue
  • Battery: 4000 mAh with 10W charging

Honor Play 4T Pro Specifications

  • Display: 6.3-inch Full HD+ 20:9 2.5D curved glass OLED display with 2400 x 1080 pixels resolution
  • CPU: Huawei Kirin 810 7nm processor
  • GPU: Mali-G52 MP6 GPU
  • RAM: 6/8 GB
  • Storage: 128 GB internal storage; expandable up to 256 GB
  • Software: Android 9 Pie with Magic UI 2.1
  • Rear Camera: 48 MP primary camera with f/1.8 aperture + 8 MP ultra-wide sensor with f/2.4 aperture + 2 MP depth camera with f/2.4 aperture
  • Front Camera: 16 MP with f/2.0 aperture
  • Others: In-display fingerprint sensor
  • Connectivity Options: Dual 4G VoLTE, Wi-Fi 802.11 b/g/n/ac (2.4 GHz + 5 GHz), Bluetooth 5.0 LE, GPS + GLONASS, USB Type-C port
  • Colors: Midnight Black, Emerald Blue and Iceland Blue
  • Battery: 4000 mAh with 22.5W fast charging

Pricing and Availability

  • Honor Play 4T: 1,199 Yuan (~$170)
  • Honor Play 4T Pro (6 GB): 1,499 Yuan (~$212)
  • Honor Play 4T Pro (8 GB): 1,699 Yuan (~$241)
  • Availability: 4T Pro on pre-sale in China; 4T from 14th April