Honor Play5 5G is an amazing smartphone with several features, from its body design to its hardware performance of this device is fascinating. Although it falls in the mid-range category but its specifications are hard to ignore. One of the most fascinating features of this device is its camera ability.

That said, the memory of this device is also very huge, 128GB and 256GB, although they share the same RAM. There are two variant of this smartphone, just like what we have with several other mid-range smartphone. Let discuss the price of this smartphone and where it is sold before we extensively discuss it specifications and features.

Honor Play5 5G

Honor Play5 5G Price in Nigeria

In Nigeria, Honor Play5 5G price is within 137,000 to 140,000 Naira; There are two models of this device with different internal storage capacity. There is a model with 8GB RAM / 128GB ROM and another with 8GB RAM / 256GB ROM. Please note that the prices of these two models are not the same. The one with a bigger ROM is more expensive.

Where to Buy Honor Play5 5G

This device was released in May 2021, its available for purchase from any of the mobile phone retail stores in the country or from any authorized Huawei smartphone dealer. Also, where to buy Honor Play5 5G in Nigeria is from any of the top online retail stores. Its already available for purchase and you can place your order and have delivered to you.


The design of this smartphone is really cool; it is built with both glass and aluminum, glass from and aluminum frame. On the rear are four cameras with an LED flash, the four cameras are arranged in a square box with the LED flash at the middle. The fingerprint scanner is mounted under the display optical. The device weighs 179 grams, in dimension, it measures 161.6 x 74.8 x 7.5 mm. It supports the use of dual Nano-SIMs, 5G networks and it’s in Light Blue, Violet and Black colors.

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This smartphone has a screen size of 6.53 inch OLED display with a resolution of 1080 x 2400 pixels. This display is in Full HD+ with an aspect ratio of 20:9 and a screen-to-body ratio of 85.2%. There is a display density of 403 PPI. This display of this device is simply amazing, enjoyable when watching movies of playing games.

Camera Setup

On the back of this device are four cameras, the main camera is a 64 Mega Pixel wide camera with f/1.9 aperture. The other supporting cameras include an 8MP ultrawide camera with f/2.4 aperture, a 2MP macro camera with f/2.4 aperture and a 2MP depth sensor camera with f/2.4 aperture. There is an LED flash to help with illumination so as to improve picture and video quality. The cameras feature HDR, Panorama and lots more. It’s capable of recording video at 4K@30fps, 1080p@30/60fps.

There is a waterdrop notch at the top of the screen of this device housing the front camera, this selfie camera is a 16 Mega Pixel wide camera with an aperture of f/2.0. This camera is both capable of taking amazing pictures and 1080p@30fps videos.


The operating system running on the Honor Play5 5G is Android 10 OS together with Magic UI 4.0, there are no Google Play Service so apps like YouTube, Gmail do not come with this device. The memory capacity of this device varies depending on the model. The RAM for both models are in 8GB and the ROM is 128GB and 256GB respectively.


On the performance level, the device comes with a MediaTek MT6853 Dimensity 800U 5G chipset based on a 7nm process technology. The CPU is powered by an octa-core running at a frequency of 2×2.4 GHz speed. The Graphics Processing Unit is powered by a Mali-G57 MC3.

Honor Play5 5G is equipped with a Li-Po of 3800 mAh non-removable battery. This battery comes with a 66W rapid charging support, in just 35 minutes; this device can get up to 100%.

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Honor Play5 5G main Features and Specs

• 6.53 inch OLED Display, 1080 x 2400 pixels (~403 PPI)
• Fingerprint scanner (under display)
• Back Cameras – Quad 64 / 8 / 2 / 2 Mega Pixels
• Front Camera – Single 16 Mega Pixels
• Operating System – Android 10, Magic UI 4.0, No Google Play Services
• 8GB RAM (Random Access Memory)
• 128GB / 256GB ROM (Read-Only Memory)
• Supports 5G
• 3800 mAh Li-Po non-removable battery, 66W fast charging
• Octa-core MediaTek MT6853 Dimensity 800U 5G (7 nm)

Honor Play5 5G Complete Specs & Features

Dimensions 161.6mm x 74.8mm x 7.5mm
Body Glass front, Plastic back, Aluminum frame
Weight 179 grams
Colors Light Blue, Violet and Black.
Selfie Camera Single 16MP
Selfie Camera Features
Rear Camera Quad 64MP 8MP, 2MP, 2MP
Rear Camera Features LED flash, HDR, (photo/panorama)
Video Resolution 4K@30fps, 1080p@30fps.
Screen Type OLED, HDR10
Screen Size 653 inches
Screen Resolution 1080 pixels by 2400 pixels
Screen To Body Ratio 85.2%
Pixel Density 403 PPI
Screen Protection
Operating System Android 10, Magic UI 4.0, No Google Play Services
Chipset MediaTek MT6853 Dimensity 800U 5G (7 nm)
CPU Octa-core (2×2.4 GHz Cortex-A76 & 6×2.0 GHz Cortex-A55)
GPU Mali-G57 MC3
Internal Storage 128GB, 256GB
External storage No
Network GSM / CDMA / HSPA / EVDO / 4G LTE / 5G
2G Yes
3G Yes
4G Yes
5G Yes
SIM Dual SIM (Nano-SIM, dual stand-by)
Bluetooth 5.1 A2DP, LE,
Radio No
USB USB Type-C 2.0, USB On-The-Go
WLAN Wi-Fi 802.11 b/g/n, Wi-Fi Direct, hotspot
Other features
Sensors Fingerprint scanner (under display), accelerometer, proximity, compass
Earphone Jack Yes
Speaker Yes
Battery 3800 mAh, Li-Po non-removable battery
66W Fast charging, 60% in 15 minutes


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