Honor Play 30 Plus 5G Has Been Released With MediaTek Dimensity 700 SoC and Dual Rear Cameras

The Honor Play 30 Plus 5G smartphone was unveiled in China on Thursday as the company's newest entry-level 5G offering. The new phone is powered by a MediaTek Dimensity 700 processor and has 128GB of internal storage. The Honor Play 30 Plus 5G features a 90Hz refresh rate display and a dual rear camera system with a 13-megapixel primary sensor. The new Honor phone is also available in four different colors. A 5,000mAh battery powers the Honor Play 30 Plus 5G.


The Honor Play 30 Plus 5G starts at CNY 1,099 for the base model with 4GB of RAM and 128GB of storage. 6GB + 128GB and 8GB + 128GB storage models are also available, with prices starting at CNY 1,299 and CNY 1,499, respectively.

In addition to the Charm Sea Blue, Dawn Gold, and Titanium Empty Silver colors, the Honor Play 30 Plus 5G has a Magic Night Black color (translated). Pre-orders for the latest Honor handset begin today, December 16. It will be available for purchase on December 31.


The dual-SIM (Nano) Honor Play 30 Plus 5G runs on Magic UI 5.0, which is based on Android 11. The new Honor phone has a 6.74-inch TFT LCD display with a resolution of 1,600x720 pixels, a 20:9 screen aspect ratio, and a refresh rate of 90Hz. TUV Rheinland has also certified the screen for low blue light.

An octa-core MediaTek Dimensity 700 SoC, up to 8GB of RAM, and 128GB of onboard storage power the Honor Play 30 Plus 5G. A microSD card can be used to expand storage, but the handset does not have a dedicated slot for it.

The Honor Play 30 Plus 5G has a dual-camera setup with a 13-megapixel main sensor with f/1.8 aperture and a 2-megapixel depth sensor with f/2.4 aperture on the back. Honor has included a 5-megapixel selfie camera with an f/2.2 aperture for selfies.

The rear camera on the Honor Play 30 Plus 5G supports portrait mode as well as skin beautification, panorama, HDR, voice control photography, timed photography, and AI photography.

Bluetooth v5.1, GPS, AGPS, OTG, USB Type-C, 3.5mm headphone jack, and Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac are among the Honor Play 30 Plus 5G's connectivity options. Ambient light sensor, gravity sensor, compass, and proximity sensor are among the sensors on board. For added security, a fingerprint scanner is mounted on the side. The phone has a 5,000mAh battery with 22.5W fast charging support.