Chinese telecom giant Huawei has introduced a new budget Android smartphone in its home market. The new Huawei Honor 3C Play is a stripped down version of the previously launched Honor 3C. The phone will go on sale in the first week of September at the company’s Vmall starting 599 yuan ($97).
For such an aggressive price, the Honor 3C Play features a 5-inch HD display, 1.3GHz quad-core MediaTek processor, 1GB of RAM and Android 4.2 with Emotion UI 2.0.
The phone will released in China Mobile and China Unicom variants, and the China Mobile variant will be come in 4GB internal storage and 16GB storage versions, Unicom will however only be getting the 16GB version.
Among other specifications, the Honor 3C Play packs microSD card slot, 8MP rear camera, 2MP front camera, and 2000 mAh battery. The phone will be released in Black and White colour options.
There is no word on the release outside China right now but it is very likely that we will soon see the phone in other Asian markets like India, which have already got the Honor 3C and 3X smartphones.