Huawei’s sub-brand Honor today announce the Honor V30 smartphones in China. The first 5G phones by Huawei are powered by the Kirin 990 chipset and come with five cameras – two at the front and three at the back.
The Honor V30 is priced at 3,299 Yuan (appox. Rs 33,500) for the 6GB + 128GB variant and 3,699 Yuan (approx. Rs 37,600) for the 8GB + 128GB variant.
The Honor V30 Pro 8GB + 128GB model is priced at 3,899 Yuan (approx. Rs 39,600) and 4,199 Yuan (approx. Rs 43,700) for the 8GB + 256GB variant). Both the phones come in Icelandic Fantasy, Magic Night Star River, Charm Star Blue, and Twilight Orange colour options.
The Honor V30 and V30 Pro feature a 6.57-inch IPS LCD display that offers full HD+ resolution of 1080 x 2400 pixel with a tall aspect ratio of 20:9 and 91.46 percent screen-to-body ratio. Both the smartphones are powered by the 7nm Kirin 990 processor coupled with 6/8 GB RAM and 128/256 GB of storage. Honor V30 has the basic 7nm Kirin 990, coupled with the Balong 5000 modem for 5G connectivity, while the Pro variant has the 7nm+ Kirin 990 5G SoC that arrives with an integrated modem.
Honor V30 and V30 Pro feature a side-mounted fingerprint sensor. They run on Magic UI 3.0.1, based on Android 10. Honor V30 comes with 4,200 mAh battery with 40W Honor SuperCharge. Honor V30 Pro comes with 4,100 mAh battery with 40W Honor SuperCharge and 27W Super Wireless Charge as well. Honor V30 lacks support for wireless charging.
For the camera, the Honor V30 and V30 Pro feature 40MP Sony IMX600 sensor with Dual OIS and laser AF, but the Pro version has a faster F/1.6 lens compared to the F/1.8 optics on the V30. Then they have 8MP telephoto cam with 3x optical zoom, F/2.4 lens and OIS. For the third sensor, Honor V30 Pro has a 12MP sensor with F/2.2 lens while the V30 has an 8MP F/2.4 ultrawide sensor. For the front, both of them feature 32-megapixel and 8-megapixel dual front-facing cameras for capturing 105-degree wider selfie shots.
The Honor V30 and V30 Pro have connectivity features such as Wi-Fi 802.11ac, Bluetooth 5.0, GPS, NFC and USB-C. The Honor V30 measures 162.7 × 75.8 x 8.9mm and weighs 213 grams while the Honor V30 Pro has 162.7 × 75.8 x 8.8mm and it weighs 206g.