Honor View 10 Coming To India On January 8 – Here’s All We Know

Huawei has launched new Honor View 10 smartphone alongside the Honor 7X. The new handset is a rebranded version of the company’s Honor V10. The mid-range smartphone features a dual rear camera setup, 18:9 display, and Android 8.0 Oreo OS. The processor on the device comes with its own NPU (neural processing unit) for AI-based tasks. Read more to find about Honor View 10 Price in India, Specifications, and Features

Honor View 10

Price and Availability

Price Rs 29,500 (expected)

The Honor View 10 will be available in India from January 8. However, the company has not revealed the Indian price of the handset. It is priced in UK at EUR 499 (approx Rs 38,000) and GBP 449 (approx Rs 38,900).

The Honor V10 was launched in China last week. It is priced at CNY 2,699 (approx Rs 26,400) for the 4GB RAM/ 64GB internal storage variant. While the 6GB RAM/ 64GB storage variant comes with a price tag of CNY 2,999 (approx Rs 29,300), the 6GB RAM/ 128GB variant costs CNY 3,499 (approx Rs 34,200).

Also read: Honor 7X Launched In India With 18:9 Display, Dual Cameras – All You Need To Know

Specifications and Features

Processor HiSilicon Kirin 970, octa-core (4 x 2.36GHz cores + 4 x 1.8GHz cores), i7 co-processor
RAM 4GB/ 6GB
Internal Storage 64GB/ 128GB
Display 5.99-inch, IPS LCD, full-HD+ (1080 x 2160 pixels), 403ppi, 18:9 aspect ratio
OS Android 8.0 Oreo, EMUI 8.0
Primary (Rear) Camera Dual (16MP + 20MP) with flash
Front Camera 13MP
Battery 3750mAh
Dual SIM Yes

The Honor View 10 features a 5.99-inch IPS LCD display with full-HD+ (1080 x 2160 pixels) resolution, a pixel density of 403ppi and an 18:9 aspect ratio. It is powered by a HiSilicon Kirin 970 octa-core (4 x 2.36GHz Cortex-A73 cores + 4 x 1.8GHz Cortex-A53 cores) processor and an i7 co-processor. The new handset uses a neural processing unit (NPU) for AI and machine learning related functions. 

On the camera front, the Honor View 10 sports a dual rear camera setup with a f/1.8 aperture, PDAF (phase detection autofocus system), dual-LED flash. It uses a 16-megapixel RGB primary sensor and a secondary 20-megapixel monochrome sensor. The 13-megapixel front camera comes with a f/2.0 aperture. The AI-powered Portrait mode is enhanced by features like motion detection, intelligent scene and object recognition.

The internal storage on the handset can be expanded via microSD card (up to 256GB). It is powered by a 3750mAh battery with 5V/ 4.5A fast charging support. The new smartphone offers up to 23 hours of talk-time on 3G, and 22 days of standby time.

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Features

  • Dual cameras
  • FullView display
  • AI-based features
  • Android 8.0 OS
  • EMUI 8.0
  • 4G VoLTE
  • Dual-band (2.4GHz + 5GHz) Wi-Fi 802.11ac
  • Bluetooth v4.2
  • Infrared
  • GPS/ A-GPS
  • NFC
  • USB Type-C (2.0)
  • 3.5mm headphone jack
  • Dual-SIM
  • Fingerprint sensor
  • Accelerometer
  • Ambient light sensor
  • Digital compass
  • Gyroscope
  • Proximity sensor

The Honor View 10 runs Android 8.0 operating system with EMUI 8.0 on top. Connectivity options include 4G VoLTE, dual-band (2.4GHz + 5GHz) Wi-Fi 802.11ac, Bluetooth v4.2, Infrared, GPS/ A-GPS, NFC, USB Type-C (2.0), and a 3.5mm headphone jack.

The AI-based features on the device include Facial Unlock technology (supports payment-level authentication and unlocks in 400ms), 3D face reconstruction (uses sub-millimeter reconstruction accuracy and can deliver 300k-point cloud reconstruction in 10sec), AI-accelerated translator, and Smart Tips.

The dual-SIM (Nano) smartphone measures 157 x 74.98 x 6.97mm and weighs 172 grams. It features a fingerprint sensor on the home button. Sensors on the device include an accelerometer, ambient light sensor, digital compass, gyroscope, and a proximity sensor.

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Conclusion

The new Honor View 10 is essentially a lighter variant of the Huawei Mate 10 Pro, which was launched at EUR 699 (approx Rs 53,400). It features a 6.0-inch display with a resolution of 1080 x 2160 pixels and a pixel density of 402ppi. The Mate 10 Pro is powered by a 1.8GHz octa-core HiSilicon Kirin 970 processor along with 4GB RAM and 64GB internal storage (non-expandable).

On the camera front, the dual camera setup on the smartphone combines a 20-megapixel monochrome sensor with a 12-megapixel RGB sensor. Camera features include optical image stabilization (OIS), BSI CMOS sensor, PDAF (phase detection autofocus), CAF, Laser Autofocus, and Depth Autofocus, and a dual-LED flash. There is also an 8-megapixel fixed focus front camera on the device. It is backed by a 4000mAh non-removable battery.

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