Smartphones today have all kinds of sensors built in to make everyday life easier for the user. The Honor Play 4 Pro has a sensor on board that has never been seen before.


An infrared sensor to measure the body temperature.

Source: Official Honor Weibo Account

So it is now possible to measure fever with the smartphone. As XDA-Developers reports, the Honor Play 4 Pro is held on the forehead or wrist and then measures the temperature. A video, how the whole thing should look like, can be watched at

  • Video - Measuring the temperature

But you should not only be able to measure body temperature, but also objects. The measuring zone of the sensor is between -20°C and 100°C.

The Honor Play 4 Pro is currently only available for sale in China. Whether a global release will take place is not yet clear.


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