Today, Honor released a new generation of the Honor Play 6T series. It targets the so-called thousand-yuan 5G market. We are dealing with a pocket-friendly smartphone. But in fact, there are too many amazing features that make this handset impressive.
Honor Play 6T
Appearance And Screen
The Honor Play6T adopts a central punch-hole full screen, This is a mainstream design for current flagship phones. Also, it has a right-angle middle frame, which is very narrow.
The phone is available in three color variants of Magic Night Black, Charm Sea Blue, and Titanium Air Silver. Among them, the latter uses an AG glass. In effect, it has an excellent texture and feel.
In terms of screen, the Honor Play6T uses a large 6.74-inch screen, which supports a 90Hz high refresh rate and 180Hz sampling touch rate. At the same time, the phone supports 60Hz and 90Hz intelligent adaptation. So when you need a high refresh rate, it will switch to 90Hz. But when you don’t need it, the phone will run at 60Hz, saving power.
In addition, the screen of Honor Play6T also pays special attention to eye protection. It has passed the TÜV Rheinland low blue light eye protection certification and supports professional filtering of blue light that is harmful to human eyes.
The screen of Honor Play6T also supports e-book mode, eye protection mode, dark mode, luminous screen, and other options. The look and feel of e-book mode are close to that of a professional reading device such as Kindle. The luminous screen mode can greatly reduce the brightness at night.
In terms of hardware, the Honor Play 6T mobile phone uses a Dimensity 700 7nm 5G processor, with an octa-core high-performance CPU, and the whole system comes standard with large memory, starting at 8GB, and the flash storage capacity is as high as 256GB.
However, there is a trick. The phone supports Honor’s self-developed smart storage expansion technology, which can add 2GB of memory to achieve a “10GB” memory effect.
There is a large 5000mAh battery, which supports 22.5W super-fast charging. After 10 minutes of charging, you can watch a TV show for 3 hours.
The Honor Play 6T sports a 5-megapixel front camera and three rear cameras, consisting of 13-megapixel + 2-megapixel + 2-megapixel lenses.
Price And Availability
The 8+128GB version of the Honor Play 6T is priced at 1,199 yuan ($189), while the 8+256GB version is priced at 1,399 yuan ($220). It is already available for pre-order and will start shipping on April 15.
Honor Play 6T Pro
Design and Display
The Honor Play6T Pro is designed with straight edges and rounded corners. The thickness of the body is only 7.45mm and the weight is 175g. In fact, we are dealing with the thinnest 5G smartphone in Honor’s history.
The front of the phone carries a 6.7-inch eye protection screen with a 1.1mm ultra-narrow bezel, bringing a screen ratio of up to 93.6%. It also supports a 90Hz high refresh rate, passed the TÜV Rheinland low blue light eye protection certification, supports e-book mode, eye protection mode, dark mode, luminous screen, etc.
Under the luminous screen, when looking at the mobile phone at night, the screen brightness can be adjusted to within 2nit to avoid the glare of the screen. The e-book mode uses color temperature, brightness, and grayscale control technology to make the screen perform like the Kindle.
Hardware and Performance
It is worth mentioning that the Honor Play 6T Pro comes standard with 8GB of memory. However, due to the smart storage technology, it can use 2GB of storage space as memory to make 8GB into 10GB. Th
At the same time, under the blessing of Honor’s self-developed compression technology, the expanded 2GB can achieve three times the expansion effect, and the actual effect is equivalent to 6GB.
The Honor Play 6T Pro sports a 6nm MediaTek Dimensity 810 5G SoC, which also supports a 5G dual-card dual-standby. At the same time, it cooperates with GPU Turbo X to reconstruct the traditional graphics processing framework at the bottom of the system to improve the overall computing efficiency of the GPU. Thereby, it improves the picture quality and performance of the mobile phone, while reducing the power consumption.
With the support of Link Turbo X, using Wi-Fi and cellular networks concurrently on the device side, it brings users a communication experience with aggregated high network speed and stable low latency.
The new phone has a built-in 4000mAh battery and supports 40W super-fast charging.
The Pro version sports a 48MP ultra-clear sensor, which uses a 1/2-inch outsole, has a single pixel size of 0.8um, and supports a four-in-one pixel technology equivalent of 1.6um.
The Honor Play6T Pro also supports a variety of shooting functions such as front and rear dual-view video, micro-movie mode, etc.
Price and Availability
The Honor Play 6T Pro 8GB+128GB is priced at 1399 yuan ($220), whereas the 8GB+256GB is priced at 1599 yuan ($251). It will go on sale on April 12.