Honor V20 Launched With In-display Selfie Cam, 48MP Rear Camera

Honor (Huawei sub-brand) has finally launched its much-awaited V20 smartphone in China. It is being touted as the ‘world’s first in-screen camera smartphone’ (25MP). Apart from a display hole, the new handset also sports a 48MP rear camera sensor. Additional highlights include HiSilicon Kirin 980 SoC, huge 4,000mAh battery, and Link Turbo technology. Read more to find about Honor V20 Price in India, Specifications, and Features

Honor V20

Price and Availability

Price (base model) CNY 2,999 (approx Rs 30,400)

The Honor V20 is priced in China at CNY 2,999 (approx Rs 30,400) for the 6GB RAM/ 128GB storage variant. The 8GB RAM/ 128GB storage variant comes with a price tag of CNY 3,499 (approx Rs 35,500). Shipping starts from December 28.

The company also launched a Moschino Edition (with 8GB RAM/ 256GB storage) at CNY 3,999 (approx Rs 40,600). It comes in Red and Blue color options. Sales start on December 28 itself.

The global launch will take place in Paris on January 22. The new handset will be launched in India as Honor View 20. It has been already been listed on Amazon India for pre-orders.

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Specifications

Processor HiSilicon Kirin 980, 7nm, octa-core (2 x 2.6GHz Cortex-A76 cores + 2 1.92GHz Cortex-A76 cores + 4 x 1.8GHz Cortex-A55 cores)
RAM 6GB/ 8GB
Internal Storage 128GB/ 256GB (expandable)
Display 6.4-inch, TFT LCD, full-HD+ (1080 x 2310 pixels), 19.5:9 aspect ratio, 16.7 million colors, 91.82 percent screen-to-body ratio, 398ppi
OS Android 9.0 Pie
Primary (Rear) Camera Dual (48MP + 3D ToF sensor) with flash
Front Camera 25MP
Battery 4,000mAh
Dual SIM Yes

The Honor V20 is powered by the latest 7nm octa-core (2 x 2.6GHz Cortex-A76 cores + 2 1.92GHz Cortex-A76 cores + 4 x 1.8GHz Cortex-A55 cores) HiSilicon Kirin 980 processor and 6GB/ 8GB RAM. options. The 128GB/ 256GB internal storage can be further expanded via a microSD card slot.

The handset supports GPU Turbo 2.0 technology that supports intense gaming sessions. It is backed by a 4,000mAh battery with fast charging support (4.5V/5A).

Camera

In terms of optics, the new handset sports a 48-megapixel Sony IMX586 sensor with f/1.8 aperture, 960fps slow-motion video recording support, autofocus, AI HDR, and LED flash. It also features a secondary 3D Time of Flight (ToF) sensor.

For selfies and video calling, the smartphone sports a 25-megapixel fixed focus front camera with f/2.0 aperture. Camera features include AI photo, night scene, portrait, fun AR, time-lapse photography, and slow-motion recording.

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Features

  • Display hole design
  • 25MP selfie cam
  • 48MP rear camera
  • Link Turbo technology
  • Android 9.0 Pie OS
  • MagicUI 2.0.1
  • Yoyo virtual assistant
  • Bluetooth v5.0
  • Dual-band Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac
  • GPS/ A-GPS
  • USB Type-C
  • Dual-SIM
  • Fingerprint sensor
  • Accelerometer
  • Ambient light sensor
  • Digital compass
  • Gyroscope
  • Proximity sensor
  • Two color options

The Honor V20 runs on Android 9.0 Pie operating system out-of-the-box with MagicUI 2.0.1 on top. It also features Yoyo virtual assistant. Connectivity options include Bluetooth v5.0, dual-band Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac (2.4GHz and 5GHz), GPS/ A-GPS, and USB Type-C. The Link Turbo technology allows the device to switch between data and Wi-Fi on its own.

The dual-SIM smartphone uses AI-based GPS tech with dual-band technology for more accurate positioning. Sensors on the device include an accelerometer, ambient light sensor, digital compass, gyroscope, and a proximity sensor. A fingerprint sensor is placed on the back.

Design

The Honor V20 sports a 6.4-inch TFT LCD display with full-HD+ (1080 x 2310 pixels) resolution, 19.5:9 aspect ratio, 16.7 million colors, 91.82 percent screen-to-body ratio, and 398ppi pixel density. A display hole is placed on the top left edge of the smartphone. The 4.5mm hole houses selfie camera with the sensor.

The rear panel sports a glossy gradient finish with tapered edges for better gripping. The rear camera setup is horizontally aligned. The handset comes in Charm Blue, Red, and Midnight Black color options.

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