Huawei’s Honor brand just announced V20, the company’s latest top-end smartphone in the ‘V series’ in China, as it had promised. It has a 6.4-inch Full HD+ screen with 91.82% screen-to-body ratio, 25-megapixel front camera with just 4.5mm cut out. It is powered by Kirin 980 SoC with GPU Turbo 2.0, liquid cooling and 8GB of RAM. It has a 48-megapixel rear camera with Sony IMX586 1/2-type (8.0 mm diagonal) sensor, uses 4-in-1 light fusion that outputs better low-light images at 12MP resolution and 4-times improved HDR support.
It also has a TOF 3D secondary rear camera that lets you play games using 3D gesture recognition by capturing body movements. It has Link Turbo automatically analyze users’ usage models and network conditions to switch seamlessly between Wi-Fi or 4G networks and boost downloading speed by simultaneously adopting both networks. It has a V-shaped texture on the glass back, metal frame, rear-mounted fingerprint sensor and packs a 4000mAh battery with support for fast charging.
Honor V20 specifications
- 6.4-inch (1080 x 2310 pixels) FHD+ LCD IPS display with 96% NTSC Color Gamut
- HUAWEI Kirin 980 (2 x Cortex A76 2.6 GHz + 2 x Cortex A76 1.92 GHz + 4 x Cortex A55 1.8 GHz) processor with 720 MHz ARM Mali-G76MP10 GPU
- 6GB / 8GB LPDDR4x RAM with 128GB storage / 8GB LPDDR4x RAM with 256GB storage
- Android 9.0 (Pie) with Magic UI 2.0
- Dual SIM
- 48MP rear camera with f/1.8 aperture, AIS, TOF 3D secondary camera
- 25MP front camera with f/2.0 aperture
- Dimensions: 156.9 × 75.4 × 8.1mm; Weight: 180g
- 3.5mm audio jack
- Dual 4G VoLTE, Wi-Fi 802.11 ac (2.4GHz and 5GHz), Bluetooth 5 LE, GPS (L1 + L5 dual band), NFC, USB Type-C
- 4000mAh (typical) / 3900mAh (minimum) battery with 22.5W (4.5V-5A) fast charging
The Honor V20 comes Black, Blue and Red colors, is priced at 2999 yuan (US$ 434 / Rs. 30,428 approx.) for the 6GB RAM with 128GB storage, 8GB RAM with 128GB storage version costs 3499 yuan (US$ 507 / Rs. 35,500 approx.) and the MOSCHINO Edition in collaboration with Italian fashion brand MOSCHINO with 8GB RAM and 256GB storage costs 3999 yuan (US$ 579 / Rs. 40,560 approx.). It is available for order from today and goes on sale in China from December 28th. It will be introduced globally on January 22nd as View20 at an event in Paris, France.