Huawei’s sub-brand Honor has today introduced the launch of the latest smartphone, Honor View20, at an event in Paris. The smartphone will be available in 18 countries starting from January 23.
The smartphone will be launched in India on January 29, 2019. The Honor View20 comes with a price tag EUR 569, which roughly translate to Rs 46,000, for the 6GB RAM and 128GB storage option. The phone will be available in Midnight Black and Sapphire Blue colour options. Honor has also introduced View20 Moschino Edition, which is made with collaboration with Italian fashion brand MOSCHINO and it will be available in Phantom Blue and Phantom Red colour options. The Edition comes with 8GB of RAM and 256GB of storage and it is priced at EUR 649, which roughly translate to Rs 52,500.
The major highlight of the smartphone is the new punch-hole display coupled with a new design language and 3D TOF camera at the back. Starting with the display, it is loaded with a 6.4-inch Full HD+ All-View display with a 2310 x 1080 pixels resolution, 91.82 per cent screen-to-body ratio, 19.5:9 aspect ratio and 382ppi pixel density.
The phone features a dual-camera setup at the back, with primary lens sporting an impressive 48-megapixel sensor with f/1.8 aperture, AI HDR, LED flash, and more. The secondary sensor is a 3D Time of Flight (TOF) sensor, which is used for 3D mapping of objects. The TOF camera can be used in many scenarios like mapping different objects to create a 3D model, play games and more. For the front, there is a 25-megapixel selfie shooter with f/2.0 aperture, which is powered by AI.
Under the hood, the phone is powered by 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 phone has 6GB and 8GB RAM options with 128GB and 256GB internal storage options. It has GPU Turbo 2.0 technology that boosts performance while gaming. It features a circular fingerprint sensor at the back and support Face Unlock feature.
The Honor View20 runs on Android 9.0 Pie based Magic UI 2.0.1 out of the box and it has 4000mAh battery with 22.5W (4.5V-5A) fast charging. The phone has 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.