Huawei’s Honor brand just announced the Honor 10, the company’s latest flagship smartphone in China, as it had promised. It packs a 5.84-inch Full HD+ 2.5D curved glass display with a notch and 19:9 aspect ratio, is powered by an Octa-Core HiSilicon Kirin 970 10nm SoC with i7 co-processor,runs on Android 8.1 (Oreo) with EMUI 8.1 on top, same as the P20 that was introduced last month.
It has dual rear cameras with 16-megapixel RGB sensor and 24-megapixel monochrome sensor with 2x Zoom, LED flash, AI scene recognition that accurately identifies people, animals, grass, sky, and a 24-megapixel front-facing camera with AI beautification and support for face unlock. It has a 3400mAh battery with support for Super fast charge (5V/4.5A) that can charge from 0 to 50% in just 25 minutes.
It has a curved glass body and also comes in Purple color achieved by applying several layers of NCVM optical coatings underneath the glass back, so light hitting the surface refracts and creates a vivid, yet gradual change of hue.
Honor 10 specifications
- 5.84-inch ( 2240 x 1080 pixels) Full HD+ LCD 2.5D curved glass display with 96% NTSC Color gamut
- Octa-Core Huawei Kirin 970 (4 x 2.4 GHz A73+ 4 x 1.8 GHz A53) 10nm processor with Mali-G72 MP12 GPU
- 6GB RAM with 64GB / 128GB internal storage
- Android 8.1 (Oreo) with EMUI 8.1
- Dual SIM (nano + nano)
- 16MP (RGB) primary camera with LED flash, secondary 24MP (Monochrome) rear camera, f/1.8 aperture, depth focus, PDAF, CAF
- 24MP front-facing camera with f/2.0 aperture
- Fingerprint sensor, Infrared sensor
- 3.5mm audio jack, AK4376A Hi-Fi audio chip
- Dimensions: 149.6×71.2×7.7mm; Weight: 153g
- Dual 4G VoLTE, WiFi 802.11ac (2.4GHz/5GHz), Bluetooth 4.2 LE, GPS, NFC, USB Type-C
- 3400mAh (typical) / 3320mAh (minimum) battery with fast charging
The Honor 10 comes in Black, Blue and Purple colors, is priced at 2599 yuan (US$ 414 / Rs. 27,230 approx.) for the 6GB RAM with 64GB storage version and the 6GB RAM with 128GB storage version costs 2999 yuan (US$ 477 / Rs. 31,420 approx.). It will be available for order from today till April 26th and goes on sale in China from April 27th.