Honor V20 aka Honor View 20 was launched in China on Wednesday, after much hype created by the Huawei sub-brand.
Honor revealed all information regarding the smartphone, such as price and availability details. It requires on Samsung’s Galaxy A8s, which is arguably the first phone launched with a screen hole for selfie camera. The Honor V20 includes a’hole-punch’ selfie camera design, very similar to that of the Huawei Nova 4, aside from a dual rear camera setup at the back. The Honor V20 will start internationally as the Honor View 20, together with the initial launch confirmed to take place in Paris on January 22.
Honor V20 price, availability, layout
Honor V20 cost starts at CNY 2,999 (roughly Rs. 30,400) for its 6GB RAM + 128GB storage options and extends up to CNY 3,499 (approximately Rs. 35,500) for your 8GB RAM + 128GB storage option. It’s available from Charm Blue, Red, and Midnight Black colour choice. Pre-orders of this smartphone has already begun on Tmall, Vmall, Jingdong, Sunning.com, and more options, with shipping starting from December 28. Honor has also launched Moschino Edition of this apparatus priced at CNY 3,999 (roughly Rs. 40,600) and this variant includes 8GB RAM + 256GB storage setup. This edition device comes just in Red and Blue colour options, and its very first sale will be run on December 28 itself.
Honor V20 is regarded to sport a’hole-punch’ selfie camera layout with the sensor placed on the top left edge of this smartphone. The cutout is merely 4.5millimeters in dimension, and is quite non invasive, the company maintains. In the back, the smartphone sports a dual back camera setup aligned horizontally and a back fingerprint sensor too. The rear panel is regarded to sport a glossy gradient finish and tapered edges for better gripping. Especially, the smartphone will be launched worldwide since the Honor View 20 on January 22. We can expect the Honor View 20 cost and specifications to be very similar to this Honor V20’s.
Honor V20 specifications
The dual-SIM Honor V20 runs on Android 9.0 Pie out-of-the-box according to MagicUI 2.0.1. It sports a 6.4-inch full-HD+ (1080×2310 pixels) TFT LCD screen with 19.5:9 aspect ratio, 16.7 million colours, 91.82 percentage screen-to-body ratio, and 398ppi pixel density. It is powered with the latest 7nm octa-core HiSilicon Kirin 980 SoC (2 Cortex-A76 cores clocked at 2.6GHz + 2 Cortex-A76 cores clocked at 1.92GHz + 4 Cortex-A55 cores clocked at 1.8GHz ) paired with 6GB and 8GB RAM options. Inbuilt storage is supplied at 128GB and 256GB options. It doesn’t support microSD card slot for storage expansion.
There is a secondary 3D Time of Flight (ToF) detector to capture the depth of a picture, and may be used for these features as slimming themes in photographs in addition to creating 3D avatars of users. In the front, there is a 25-megapixel front detector with f/2.0 aperture and adjusted focus support. Camera features include AI photo, night scene, portraitphotography, entertaining AR, time-lapse photography, slow-motion, and more. It also ships with all the Yoyo virtual assistant.
Honor V20 battery, connectivity, and more
The Honor V20 smartphone packs a 4,000mAh battery with assistance for fast charging as well (4.5V/5A). Confirmed earlier, the Honor V20 comes with Link Turbo technology which lets the phone to switch between Wi-Fi and data by itself, in order to maintain the browsing untouched and buffer-free. It also supports GPU Turbo 2.0 technologies for encouraging intense gaming sessions. The company is touting AI-based GPS technology with dual-band technologies for more accurate positioning. Sensors on board include touchscreen, ambient light sensor, electronic compass, gyroscope, and a proximity sensor.