How to watch the Honor Play launch: all the action from the birth of Honor's powered-up gaming phone

Honor launches its gamer's special on Thursday at 1pm BST and here's a live stream all primed for you to view

Honor Play launch live stream

Honor unveils its new gaming phone, the Honor Play, at 1pm BST on Thursday August 30. You can join the action via the modern miracle of live streaming. It's embedded below. Much has already been revealed but Honor has told us it has one more big surprise up its sleeve for the live launch.

Here's the live stream, from 1pm BST Thursday August 30

By harnessing the power of GPU Turbo (exclusive to Honor phones), Honor Play is built for demanding, next-gen gaming. Honor play uses GPU Turbo to squeeze more performance out of the phone's graphics chip, without sacrificing battery life or inflating the price. It's all done via software optimisation, letting the System on a Chip (SoC) run at lower temperatures and with less jitter. That means more intense gaming, with faster frame rates, for longer.

If you want cold, hard stats, GPU Turbo offers performance gains of up to 60% while energy consumption drops by up to 30% on systems with identical processors. But to see the magic for yourself, you'll need to watch the launch.

Honor always seems to deliver the goods when it comes to making mobile without compromise, yet at brilliantly affordable prices. We'll have a review of Honor's new gaming secret weapon up as soon as possible afterwards, so watch this space…