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Huawei Honor 4 Play Review

Editor Rating: 3.9 / 5



This is the time of technology explosion. With one discovery or invention many doors are opened for diverse developments and each success shows many ways to explore and exploit. Now we have developed the basic communication technology and given it a shape of extremely sophisticated and highly developed industry of communication. Now we talk in terms of operating system like Android, iOS and windows phone. Now the world is in our hand and we can connect anywhere anytime with the single touch of our handset screen. Here we are talking about Huawei Honor 4 play. This is one of the latest arrival of the company and the interesting part of this that the handset is stand in high end category according to the specifications that handset contains but amazingly the handset is available in cheapest price ever. Well lets have a look what the handset has offer to the users.


Items                                                                    Descriptions

Operating System                                           Android 4.4.2 KitKat

Display Size and Weight                                   5 Inches, 160 grams

Processor                                                     Quad-core 1.2 GHz Cortex-A53

Chipset                                                        Qualcomm MSM8916 Snapdragon 410

GPU                                                             Adreno 306

Memory                                                       1GB RAM, 8 GB ON Board, 32 GB external

Camera                                                       8 Mega Pixel Primary, 2 Mega Pixel Secondary

Battery                                                       Li-Ion 2000 mAh battery

Design And Display

This is the latest handset design carefully with a bog size screen yet looking slim smart device and gives the pleasant look to the smartphones which makes the handset really smart. The handset has a plastic surround with well inset screen. The shiny plastic of the handset keeps the handset away from the dust and fingerprint marks. The handset carries 160 grams weight and has physical dimensions measuring 142.95x72x8.5mm. The weight and dimensions are proportionate and ideally combined for making the handset perfect.

 The handset is provided with latest version of display. It is equipped with capacitive touch screen. The screen size of the handset is 5 inches with 720 x 1280 pixels resolution with multi touch feature. Although the pixels resolution are not very high but the screen works well in all types of light conditions and users can operate the handset easily without facing any light problem. Although it is not protected by corning gorilla glass or sapphire glass yet it is fairly durable and can endure daily use handling.

Operating system and Interface


The handset runs Android 4.4.2 Kitkat Operating system. This is the light weight operating system which consumes the low power for running the handset and increase the battery life of the handset. Company prefers to use their own designed users interface instead of typical Android interface. It is a user friendly and poses no difficulty for any user to make the best use of the handset. Company combines their own 2.3 UI with outstanding Android interface.

Processor and Memory

Huawei has a goal in front of them to provide the high end device in comprehensive price. Accordingly it has configured the handset with most appropriate features in memory and RAM. It equipped with Quad Core 1.2 GHz Cortex A53 processor with Qualcomm MSM 8916 Snapdragon 410 system on chip along with Adreno 306 GPU for efficient and proper graphics working and super fast processing speed. Huawei honor 4Play has 1 GB RAM and 8 GB on board memory which can be extended up to 32 GB via microSD card. For increasing the on board memory, company placed the card slot in the body of the handset.  


 This is a low end device according to price but well configured otherwise meeting all the requirements of the users. The element of photography has been nicely catered for and appropriate camera is placed in the handset in fact it is pair of cameras, main on the back and secondary on the front. The main camera  consist of 8 mega pixel having 3264x 2448 pixels density featuring auto focus, LED flash, Geo tagging, touch focus and face detection. It has the capability of video recording. The secondary camera consists of 2 mega pixel capacity located in front for better experience of video calling.


Battery is the brain of any handset and the selection of the battery is a very difficult task for the company. Huawei placed 2000mAh large battery inside the handset which gives 450 minutes of talk time and 150 hours of backup time to the handset. The backup time of the handset is quite sufficient and users can enjoy the handset to their maximum extent without facing the problem of handset shut down.


The handset is fulfill the latest LTE connectivity requirements of the users and this is one of the most significant feature of the handset because the other LTE supportive connectivity handsets available in the market but they considered high end device and they have a bit price rather than the Huawei Honor 4 Play.

Price and Availability

 We initially let the users know that this is the low range handset according to the price and no other LTE supportive handset is available in this price till yet. The handset is available for the common users in open markets with the price tag of $130 which is set by the company. Users can buy the handset in two charming colors; black and white.



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