Honor V20 With ‘Hole-Punch’ Selfie Camera Design Launched

Honor V20 With ‘Hole-Punch’ Selfie Camera Design Launched – Honor, The sub brand of networking and telecommunications equipment and services company Huawei launched a new smartphone in China dubbed as Honor V20 also known as Honor View 20. The smartphone comes with ‘Hole-Punch‘ Selfie Camera Design which is similar to Huawei Nova 4 smartphone. Apart from Specifications, Honor also revealed price and availability details of the smartphone.

Honor V20

Key specifications includes a 48 mega pixel Sony IMX586 rear sensor, HiSilicon Kirin 980 SoC, a 25 megapixel selfie snapper, 4,000 mAh battery with support for fast charging

, Link Turbo technology that allows the phone to switch between data and Wi-Fi on its own, in order to keep the browsing unaffected and buffer-free, GPU Turbo 2.0 technology for supporting intense gaming sessions, Up to 8 GB of RAM and 256 GB of Internal storage, USB Type C,  AI based GPS tech with dual band technology for more accurate positioning, Bluetooth v5.0, Yoyo virtual assistant

Honor V20 Smartphone Specifications – 

Honor V20Details
GENERAL
Release dateDecember 2018
Launched in IndiaNo
Form factorTouchscreen
Battery capacity (mAh)4,000 mAh battery unit with support for fast charging (4.5V/ 5A)
Removable batteryNo
Resolution1080 pixels x 2310 pixels
Fast chargingYes
Wireless chargingNo
DISPLAY
Display size4 inch full HD+ TFT LCD display
Ratio19.5:9 aspect ratio
Measures75.4 x 156.9 x 8.1 mm (height x width x thickness)
Screen to body ratio91.82 percent
Weight180 grams
Pixel density398 ppi
TouchscreenYes
NotchNo
HARDWARE
ProcessorOcta core (2 Cortex A76 cores clocked at 2.6 GHz + 2 Cortex A76 cores clocked at 1.92 GHz + 4 Cortex A55 cores clocked at 1.8GHz)
Processor make7 nm HiSilicon Kirin 980 SoC (System On Chipset)
RAM6 GB and 8 GB of RAM
Internal storage128 GB and 256 GB of onboard storage
MicroSD slotNo
Expandable storageNo
CAMERA
Dual rear camera setupYes
Rear camera First - 48 mega pixel Sony IMX586 primary camera sensor with f/1.8 aperture
Second - 3D Time of Flight (ToF) camera sensor
Rear flashYes, LED flash
Rear camera features960 fps slow motion video recording support, autofocus, AI HDR, and LED flash support
Front Dual camera setupNo
Front camera25 mega pixel front camera sensor with f/2.0 aperture
Front flashNo
Front camera featuresAI photo, night scene, portrait, fun AR, time apse photography, slow motion
SOFTWARE
SkinMagicUI 2.0.1
Operating system Android 9.0 Pie
CONNECTIVITY
Wi-FiYes
Wi-Fi standards supported 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac
GPS / A-GPSYes
FM RadioYes
USB Type CYes
BluetoothYes, v 5.0
Number of SIMs 2
Wi Fi hotspotYes
Headphone JackYes
OTG supportYes
SIM 1
SIM Type Nano SIM
GSM / CDMA CDMA
3G Yes
4G / LTE Yes
SIM 2
SIM TypeNano SIM
GSM / CDMACDMA
3GYes
4G / LTEYes
SENSORS
FingerprintYes, rear
Proximity sensorYes
Compass / Magnetometer SensorYes
GyroscopeYes
Accelerometer SensorYes
Gravity SensorNo
Ambient light SensorYes
PriceCNY 2,999 (around Rs. 30,400) for 6 GB of RAM and 128 GB internal storage variant
CNY 3,499 (approx Rs. 35,500) for 8 GB of RAM and 128 GB internal storage variant
Variants6 GB of RAM + 128 GB internal storage
8 GB of RAM + 256 GB internal storage
ColorCharm Blue, Red, and Midnight Black

Diving into the details, the Honor v20 smartphone flaunts 6.4 inch full HD+ TFT LCD display with a resolution of 1080 pixels x 2310 pixels, 19.5:9 aspect ratio, 91.82 percent screen to body ratio, 398 ppi pixel density, 16.7 million colours, measures 75.4 x 156.9 x 8.1 mm (height x width x thickness) and weighs 180 Grams.

The smartphone is powered by 7 nm HiSilicon Kirin 980 System on Chipset coupled with 6 GB / 8 GB of RAM options and 128 GB / 256 GB of onboard storage options. The handset sports octa core processor (2 Cortex A76 cores clocked at 2.6 GHz + 2 Cortex A76 cores clocked at 1.92 GHz + 4 Cortex A55 cores clocked at 1.8GHz). Moreover, There is no dedicated microSD card so Storage can not be expanded.

Moving onto the camera details, the Honor V20 handset comes with dual rear camera setup with a 48 mega pixel Sony IMX586 primary camera sensor with f/1.8 aperture and a secondary 3D Time of Flight (ToF) camera sensor to capture the depth of an image.

Rear camera features 960 fps slow motion video recording support, autofocus, AI HDR, and LED flash support. On the front, there is a 25 mega pixel front camera sensor with f/2.0 aperture and fixed focus support. Front Camera features include AI photo, night scene, portrait, fun AR, time apse photography, slow motion, and much more.

In terms of connectivity, the Honor v20 includes Bluetooth v 5.0, Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac (dual band, 2.4GHz and 5GHz), GPS / A GPS, Dual Sim, USB Type C, 3.5 mm headphone jack, WiFi hotspot, FM radio, 4G Volte etc. Sensors on board include accelerometer, ambient light sensor, digital compass, gyroscope, rear faced fingerprint sensor and a proximity sensor.

On the whole, the smartphone backed by a massive 4,000 mAh battery unit with support for fast charging (4.5V/ 5A) and the handset boots MagicUI 2.0.1 based Android 9.0 Pie out of the box.

Honor V20 Price and Availability – 

As mentioned above, the smartphone comes in two variants. One with 6 GB of RAM + 128 GB of Internal storage priced at CNY 2,999 (around Rs. 30,400) and other with 8 GB of RAM + 128 GB of Internal storage priced at CNY 3,499 (approx Rs. 35,500). Though, the handset will launch globally on 22nd January.

The company has also launched Moschino Edition of Honor v20 smartphone priced at CNY 3,999 (roughly Rs. 40,600) and this variant comes with 8 GB of RAM + 256 GB of Inbuilt storage. The device will be available for purchase in Charm Blue, Red, and Midnight Black colour option, while the Moschino Edition comes in Red and Charm Blue colour options

Customer can Pre order Honor v20 smartphone from Tmall, Vmall, Jingdong, Sunning.com with shipping beginning from December 28. The company claims that the device comes with ‘hole-punch’ selfie camera design with the sensor placed on the top left edge of the smartphone. The cutout is just 4.5mm in size, and is very non invasive. The dual rear camera on the back panel is aligned horizontally with a rear fingerprint sensor mounted in the center.

More details –

Earlier, the Chinese maker launched a budget smartphone called Honor 8C. Key features of the smartphone includes Qualcomm Snapdragon 632 SoC, artificial intelligence (AI) algorithm to recognise facial features of users, 19:9 display panel with a traditional notch, dual rear camera setup, 4 GB of RAM, Adreno 506 GPU, HDR support to improve photo quality, 4,000 mAh battery unit that supports 5V / 2A (10W) charging, LED flash, and much more.

Honor 8C smartphone comes in two variants, the first variant comes with 4 GB of RAM and 32 GB of Internal storage priced at Rs. 11,999 and the second variant is comes with 4 GB of RAM and 64 GB of inbuilt storage priced at Rs. 12,999. Both the models comes in Aurora Blue, Magic Night Black, Platinum Gold, and Nebula Purple colour options.

In terms of specifications, The smartphone has a 6.26 inch HD+ TFT IPS LCD panel with a resolution of 720 pixels x 1520 pixels, 19:9 aspect ratio, 86.6 percent screen to body ratio, measures 158.72 x 75.94 x 7.98 mm and weighs 167.2 grams. The device bears dual rear camera setup a 13 mega pixel primary sensor and a 2 mega pixel secondary sensor. For selfies, there is an 8 mega pixel camera sensor with an f/2.0 aperture and a selfie toning light.

Connectivity includes 4G VoLTE, single band Wi-Fi 802.11 b/g/n, Bluetooth v 4.2 LE with aptX, GPS / A GPS, a Micro USB port, GLONASS, BeiDou, and a 3.5mm headphone jack. Sensors on board include an accelerometer, electronic compass, ambient light sensor, fingerprint sensor, and proximity sensor.

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