Honor (Huawei sub-brand) has launched multiple new devices in China. This includes a tablet, a smartwatch, and a pair of earbuds. While the Honor Watch Magic is quite similar to the Huawei Watch GT, the Honor FlyPods (truly wireless earbuds) look similar to Apple AirPods. Meanwhile, the Honor Waterplay 8 tablet comes with dual rear cameras. Read more to find about Honor Waterplay 8, Magic Smartwatch, FlyPods Earbuds Price in India, Specifications, and Features
Price and Availability
|Honor Waterplay 8 tablet (starting)||CNY 1,499 (approx Rs 15,900)|
|Honor Watch Magic||CNY 899 (approx Rs 9,500)|
|Honor FlyPods||CNY 799 (approx Rs 8,400)|
The Honor Waterplay 8 tablet is priced at CNY 1,499 (approx Rs 15,900), CNY 1,799 (approx Rs 19,000), and CNY 1,899 (roughly Rs. 20,100) for the 64GB Wi-Fi, 64GB LTE, and 128GB Wi-Fi variants, respectively. Sales start on November 6 via Vmall, JD.com, Tmall, and Suning.
Meanwhile, the Honor Watch Magic comes at a price tag of CNY 899 (approx Rs 9,500) and CNY 999 (approx Rs 10,500) for the Lava Black and Midnight Silver color variants. Both the models are available in China via Vmall, JD.com, Tmall, and Suning.
While the Honor FlyPods cost CNY 799 (approx Rs 8,400), the FlyPods Pro is priced at CNY 999 (approx Rs 10,500). Sales start on November 6 in Charm Red, Lily of the Valley, and Robin Blue color options.
Specifications and Features
All three devices offer an interesting combo of specs and features. The new Honor gadgets were launched alongside the new Honor Magic 2 smartphone and compliment it very well. Let’s take a close look at the new tablet, smartwatch, and earbuds
Honor Waterplay 8 Tablet
|Processor||Kirin 659, Mali T830-MP2 GPU|
|Internal Storage||64GB/ 128GB (expandable up to 256GB)|
|Display||8.0-inch, full-HD (1200 x 1920pixels), 283ppi, 74.13% screen-to-body ratio|
|OS||Android 8.0 Oreo|
|Primary (Rear) Camera||Dual (13MP + 5MP) with flash|
|Battery||5,100mAh, fast charging support|
The new tablet sports an 8.0-inch display with full-HD (1200 x 1920pixels) resolution, a pixel density of 283ppi and 74.13 percent screen-to-body ratio. It is powered by a Kirin 659 processor along with Mali T830-MP2 GPU and 4GB RAM.
In terms of optics, the Honor Waterplay 8 sports a dual camera setup on the back (13-megapixel sensor + 5-megapixel sensor). The 8-megapixel fixed-focus front camera comes with f/2.0 aperture. The internal storage is further expandable via a microSD card (up to 256GB).
The new tablet runs Android 8.0 Oreo operating system with EMUI 8.0 on top. Connectivity options include Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac, Bluetooth 4.2 with BLE, GPS, GLONASS, USB Type-C port, NFC support, and OTG support.
The Honor Waterplay is backed by a 5,100mAh battery with 9V/2A fast charging support. Sensors on the device include an ambient light sensor, compass, gyroscope, gravity sensor, and proximity sensor.
Honor Watch Magic
The new smartwatch sports 1.2-inch AMOLED display with a resolution of 390 x 390pixels. It comes with a heart rate sensor, GPS, GLONASS, barometer, and NFC support. It also comprises of a heart rate sensor.
The Honor Watch Magic smartwatch runs its own operating system. However, it can be connected to both Android (4.4 or above) and iOS (9 or later) devices via Bluetooth 4.2 LE. The new smartwatch is backed by a 178mAh battery.
Honor FlyPods, FlyPods Pro
The new pair of earbuds looks almost similar to Apple AirPods. Both the FlyPods and FlyPods Pro come with touch controls. The 420mAh battery can be charged via a charging case (charges via a USB-C port and wirelessly). Additional highlights include Honor’s BoneID technology that uses voice recognition and ‘bone sound pattern’ recognition as biometric authentication to unlock your smartphone by voice.