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Honor Hypes Up the New Honor Play with Gamer Event

Honor is proud to reveal the new gaming-specific smartphone, Honor Play in the Philippines. And to make things more interesting and to hype up the product, they even organized a Gamer event which featured media and celebs.

Don’t look for me though, as I’m just running this story….

Bea Benedicto’s team of gamers bag goodies at the ‘Game with the Brave’ event and launch of Honor’s first gaming smartphone powered by GPU Turbo technology – the Honor Play. Bea Benedicto (second from the left) is joined by her team mates and Honor Philippines Country Director, Mr. Wang Yang (most right).

Honor’s new Honor Play is the brand’s first gaming smartphone which features GPU Turbo technology debuted at the “Game with the Brave” event which was done in partnership with the SM Cyberzone of SM City Fairview. It was graced by celebrities like Ashley Gosiengfiao, Caster Riku, Bea Benedicto and Suzzysaur. It was also an avenue for them to show off their skills when it comes to the MOBA game Arena of Valor (AOV). Spoiler Alert, Bea Benedicto’s team won the competition which was also gracedby Honor Philippines’ Country Director Wang Yang.

The Honor Play debuts at Php15,990 and will be available on Lazada, Shopee and stores nationwide, starting August 13, 2018. It comes in black and blue, with a RAM of 4GB and up to 64GB expandable storage via microSD card slot up to 256GB.

Gamers who attended the launch of the Honor Play also got to enjoy onsite matches for games like Injustice 2, PUBG, Arena of Valor and Asphalt 9: Legends. Attendees also got to bring home their on Honor Play phones by participating in the various games and trivia.

Some of the stuff worth noting about the Honor Play includes:

AI real-time image and audio recognition
AI 3D surround sound
3D stereo effect
6.3″ Fullview Display
Performance mode
Notification block functions

Game-on device that’s perfect for millennials

While Honor Play’s GPU Turbo technology makes it the perfect gaming smartphone, its other features are also suitable for those looking for a perfect device that can address their daily needs. Sporting an AI-enabled dual rear 16MP+2MP camera with AI Motion Detection and Image Stabilization function, the Honor Play lets you capture images, adjust camera settings, and auto-identify scene types real time.

The Honor Smart Gallery is also perfect for organizing and identifying your photos and turning them into a music video with AR gestures, make-up, and even backgrounds using pre-installed applications.

Availability Information:


Honor Play Store List Nationwide

Metro Manila

·        SM City North Edsa – Mediabox

·        SM Megamall – PCX Mobile

·        SM Mall of Asia – PC Express

·        Ayala Malls Trinoma – Sienna Mobile

·        Market! Market! – PC Express

·        Robinsons Place Manila – MegaOne


North Luzon

·        SM City Clark – Gentext

·        SM City Olongapo – Mobile Extras

·        SM City Tarlac – Digital Tunnel


South Luzon

·        SM City Calamba – Greentelcom

·        SM City Lipa – Greentelcom

·        SM City Lucena – Greentelcom

·        SM City Batangas – Presnet

·        Robinsons Place Lipa – Skywaves

·        Waltermart Tanauan – Presnet



·        SM City Cebu- Aerophone

·        SM City Iloilo – Aerophone

·        Robinsons Tacloban – Cellcom


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