Huawei’s sub-brand, Honor has announced the launch of its latest range of smartphones at an event in London. The company has introduced Honor 20, Honor 20 Pro and Honor 20 Lite during the launch event. The Honor 20 with 6GB RAM + 128GB is priced at 499 Euros. The Honor 20 Pro with 8GB RAM + 256GB of internal storage is priced at 599 Euros. The smartphones will be launched in India on June 11. The Honor 20 Lite is priced at 299 Euros for the 4GB RAM and 128GB of internal storage.
Honor 20, Honor 20 Pro
Both the smartphones from Honor comes loaded with a gradient finish that the company claims are designed with the new Mesh technology and are loaded with four cameras at the back panel along with a punch-hole design at the front. The smartphones are equipped with a side-mounted fingerprint sensor, which the brand claims unlock the phone in just 0.3 seconds. The Honor 20 Pro is available in Phantom Blue and Phantom Black colour options. The Honor 20 is available in Sapphire Blue, Midnight Black and White colour options. The company has introduced Honor 20 Pro Moschino Edition as well.
Starting off with the major highlight, the Honor 20 Pro is equipped with a 48MP Sony IMX586 1/2-inch sensor with f/1.4 aperture, 1.6μm pixel size which uses Huawei’s 4-in-1 Light fusion technology. The Honor 20 Pro also equips a 16MP super wide angle lens with 117-degree field of view (f/2.2 aperture), an 8-megapixel telephoto lens with 3x optical zoom and f/2.4 aperture and lastly, there is a 2MP Macro lens with f/2.4 aperture and 1.75μm pixel size. The phone also comes loaded with laser autofocus, dual 4-axis optical image stabilization and LED flash.
The Honor 20 also features a similar camera configuration at the back panel as seen in Honor 20 Pro. However, the Honor 20 Pro makes use of a 2MP depth sensor instead of an 8-megapixel telephoto lens. For the front, the company has added a 32-megapixel selfie camera, which is placed in a punch-hole design.
The smartphones are equipped with a 6.26-inch Full HD+ All View display with a screen resolution of 2340 x 1080 pixels. Both of them are powered by the latest Kirin 980 chipset. The Honor 20 series is available with up to 8GB of RAM and up to 256GB of internal storage. The Honor 20 Pro is equipped with Graphene cooling sheet technology, which comes with 27 per cent increased heat management. The smartphone also supports GPU Turbo 3.0 with frame by frame optimisations.
The Honor 20 Pro is loaded with a 4000mAh battery, while the Honor 20 is loaded with 3750mAh battery with 22.5W SuperCharge technology. The Honor 20 series also support virtual 9.1 surround sound technology. Both of them runs on Android 9 Pie with Magic UI 2.1.
Honor 20 Lite
Honor 20 Lite features a 6.21-inches Full HD+ (2340×1080) display with a pixel density of 415ppi and it comes equipped with Huawei’s Kirin 710 octa-core (4xCortex A73 2.2GHz+4xCortex A53 1.7GHz) SoC. The phone runs Android 9.o Pie operating system based on EMUI 9.0 and gets its juices from 3400mAh non-removable lithium polymer battery. It has a hybrid microSD card slot which allows you to expand the storage up to 512GB.
On the camera front, the Honor 20i houses a triple rear camera setup combination of a 24MP primary sensor with f/1.8 aperture, an 8MP wide-angle secondary sensor, and a 2MP depth sensor. On the front, it has 32MP AI self-timer selfie camera. The camera features include AI beauty, large aperture, night scene, portrait, video, professional camera, and panorama. Connectivity option include WiFi (802.11a/b/g/n/a), Bluetooth 4.2, GPS, A-GPS, GLONASS, MicroUSB port and Beidou. The phones measure 154.8 x 73.64 x 7.95 mm and weigh around 164 grams.