Having already started teasing the device on Amazon India, Huawei sub-brand Honor has now started sending invites for the launch of the Honor View 20 smartphone in India. The device will thus be unveiled on January 29 in India, precisely a week after its global launch in Paris, France.
The Honor View 20 will be launched as an international variant of the Honor V20 which got official in China in December. The device will feature a 6.4-inch full-HD+ (1080×2310 pixels) display with 19.5:9 aspect ratio, 16.7 million colours, a screen-to-body ratio of 91.82 percent and a pixel density of 382 ppi.
The Honor phone is powered by a Kirin 980 (2 x Cortex A76 2.6 GHz + 2 x Cortex A76 1.92 GHz + 4 x Cortex A55 1.8 GHz) processor with 720 MHz ARM Mali-G76MP10 GPU. The device comes in three configurations – 6GB + 128GB, 8GB + 128GB and 8GB + 256GB. It also has GPU Turbo 2.0 technology that boosts performance while gaming. It features a circular fingerprint sensor at the back.
Coming to the camera department, the Honor View 20 will be the first smartphone in the world to incorporate Sony’s latest 48MP IMX586 sensor. The primary sensor comes with an f/1.8 aperture, autofocus, AI HDR, and LED flash support. There’s a secondary 3D Time of Flight (ToF) sensor for 3D applications and mapping of objects. For the front panel, there an AI-powered 25-megapixel sensor with f/2.0 aperture and fixed focus support. The front camera has a diameter of 4.5mm and is placed under the display at the top-left corner.
|Honor View 20|
|Display||6.4-inch Full HD+|
|Camera||48MP+TOF 3D rear, 25MP Front|
|Memory||6GB + 128GB, 8GB + 128GB, 8GB + 256GB|
|Operating System||Android 9.0 Pie|
The Honor View 20 will run on Android 9.0 Pie based Magic UI 2.0.1 out of the box and it will be fuelled by a 4,000mAh battery with 22.5W (4.5V-5A) fast charging. The device features a Link Turbo technology that combines both 4G and Wi-Fi networks to boost download speeds. Connectivity options include Dual 4G VoLTE, Bluetooth v5.0, Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac (dual-band, 2.4GHz and 5GHz), GPS/ A-GPS, USB Type-C, and more.
The Honor View 20 will be unveiled in India on January 29 as an Amazon India exclusive and will come for an expected starting price of around Rs 30,000.