A new budget offering from HONOR
Aside from the HONOR 30S, the Huawei sub-brand also unveiled a new budget phone with the HONOR Play 9A. A successor to last year’s HONOR Play 8A, the HONOR Play 9A gets a bigger 6.3-inch display, an additional depth sensor, a bigger battery, and a 128GB storage option. Like its predecessor, it is powered by an Helio P35 processor, has an 8-megapixel selfie camera, and a 13-megapixel main rear camera.
For software, the HONOR Play 9A comes with Android 10-based MagicUI 3.0.1 out of the box.
HONOR Play 9A specs
- MediaTek Helio P35 octa-core processor
- PowerVR GE8320 GPU
- 4GB RAM
- 6.3-inch HD+ IPS display; 20:9 aspect ratio, 70% NTSC color space
- 64GB/128GB internal storage, expandable via microSD up to 512GB
- Dual rear cameras: 13-megapixel f/1.8 main camera; 2-megapixel depth sensor; with PDAF and LED flash
- 8-megapixel f/2.0 front camera
- Dual SIM
- 3G, LTE
- WiFi, Bluetooth, GPS, A-GPS
- 5000mAh battery
- Android 10, MagicUI 3.0.1
The Honor Play 9A is priced at CNY 900(~Php 6.5k) for the 64GB model and CNY 1200(~Php 8.7k) for the 128GB model.