Announcement Honor Play 5 Youth Edition: MediaTek Chip and Support 5G

The Honor brand, which almost a year ago gained independence from Huawei, continues to expand the range of his smartphones. For example, yesterday he announced his new budget apparatus, called Honor Play 5 Youth Edition. How can I understand from the name, this is an updated version of Honor Play 5 released in May.

The new smartphone of the Chinese brand is equipped with a 6.67-inch LCD-screen, which occupies 94.4% of the facial panel area. It supports the resolution of 2376 to 1080 points and the image update frequency of 120 Hz. In the upper left corner of the screen, you can notice the oval cut — there is a double front camera with the main 16-megapixel sensor. A triple main chamber is installed on the back of the smartphone, which includes a 64 megapixel primary sensor, an 8-megapixel module with a ultra-crown lens and a 2-megapixel depth sensor.

Inside the new smartphone, the eight-year MEDIATEK Dimensity 900 chipset is hiding, which is supplemented with 8 GB of RAM with the ability to increase 2 GB due to the internal storage (virtual memory function). The smartphone is offered in two configurations — from 128 and 256 GB of built-in memory.

Another feature of Honor Play 5 Youth Edition is support for work in the cellular networks of the fifth generation. But in addition to 5G, it also supports wireless connections such as 4G Volte, two-band Wi-Fi 802.11 b / g / N / AC, Bluetooth 5.1 and GPS. There is also a fingerprint scanner built into the power button on the side, and the USB Type-C port.

The autonomy of the novelty corresponds to the battery with a capacity of 4300 mAh with support for the fast charging technology Supercharge with a capacity of 66 W. And the smartphone runs under the control of the mobile operating system Android 11, on top of which the branded chipset Magic UI 4.2 is installed.

In China, Honor Play 5 Youth Edition will start next Monday, November 1. Question price — 1799 yuan or about $ 280 for the basic version with 8 GB of operational and 128 GB of built-in memory and 1999 yuan or $ 313 per model with 8 GB of RAM and a built-in drive for 256 GB. Buyers will be able to choose one of the two colors coloring: black or blue.