One of Honor’s newly announced smartphones, the Honor Play 4 Pro. It is available with an infrared temperature sensor. A video shared by the company’s official website shows, handset displaying the temperature.
The phones announced in China, and there’s currently no word of an international release. A temperature sensor is a lit smartphone feature, it could be helpful in this Pandemic time.
Honor says the Sensor works between the temperature of -20degree Celsius and 100 degrees Celsius (roughly -4 to 212 degrees Fahrenheit), which is more enough to cover human body temperature.
Honor isn’t the first smartphone featuring a temperature sensor in it. Back in 2016 Cat’s S60 a rugged smartphone, that featured temperature sensors in it.
Beyond the Honor Play 4 Pro’s temperature sensor, other new phones look like traditional midrange handsets. The cheapest model in the range is Honor Play 4, and it has a MediaTek Dimensity 800 processor.
It starts with 6GB of RAM and has four rear cameras including primary, wide-angle, depth sensing, and macro cameras. The more expensive Honor Play 4 Pro has a Kirin 990 processor, 8GB of RAM, and just two rear cameras.
Although this includes a zoom camera, both phones support 5G and have 1080p displays. Honor Play 4 Pro will be available in China for CNY 2999 (around $421).
while the model without the temperature sensor will cost CNY 2899 (around $407). The standard Honor Play 4 will start at CNY 1799 ($253). It’s currently unclear whether any of the phones will release outside of China.