January 22, 2022
Honor Play 5T Pro smartphone
The Honor Play 5T Pro emerges in the category of mid-range smartphones produced by Honor. It comes with most of the features you would expect from a standard mid-range smartphone. However, users will not get Google to play services.
Design and display
The design of the Play 5T Pro is not really spectacular. It’s basically nothing we haven’t seen before or something that will leave you surprised.
On the front, we have a panel dominated by a 6.6-inch IPS LCD screen with a pin hole camera in the upper central position. The resolution of this screen is 1080 x 2400 pixels, it has a density of around 399 PPI, which in turn is not far from the standard on most android smartphones in this category.
On the back, we have a slight design gradient on which you will find a dual camera camera module and an LED flash.You will also find the Honor branding, which indicates that it is an Honor smartphone.
The color options available on this smartphone include Magic Black, Titanium Silver, which might end up being a dilemma for people who don’t like any of the colors.
The play 5T pro’s cameras are anything but great. It lines up with one of the thinnest cameras you’ll find on mid-range smartphones.
On the back we have a dual camera setup which includes a 64MP main camera with an f/1.9 aperture and a 2MP depth camera with an f/2 aperture. Video recording on this device camera is limited to 1080p @ 30fps.
Continuing, we have a single 16MP selfie camera with an aperture of f/2. This camera is capable of recording video up to 1080p@30fps.
Hardware and Software
As mentioned in the introductory paragraph, the Honor Play 5T belongs to the mid-range category, indicated mainly by its MediaTek Helio G80 processor found in Oppo realme 6i and Narzo 10.
We also have the MaliG53 MC2 GPU.
On the software side we have the Magic UI user interface 4.0. on the Android 11 operating system. Keep in mind that enthusiasts will not have access to Android as seen on Honor/Huawei smartphones released in recent years.
The storage unit is furnished with an 8 GB of RAM, 128 GB of internal memory,
The pro version of the Honor play 5T is equipped with a USB TypeC port , Bluetooth 5.1 low consumption, Wifi/Hotspot , a 3.5mm headphone jack and USB TypeC version 2.0 port. Internet connectivity is limited to 4G which means enthusiasts will not have access to 5G internet on this device.
It has a non-removable 4000 mAh LiPo battery and a 22.5 W fast charging system.
Honor Play 5T Pro Pricing and Availability
Price for the Honor Play 5T Pro starts at around $235, which translates to around 96,830 Naira in Nigeria, 25,615 KSH in Kenya and 1,401 GHC in Ghana.
The smartphone has been announced and went on sale on August 5, 2021.