Update – January 10th, 2019 – Honor has announced that the View20 pre-bookings will begin 15th January 2019 exclusively on Amazon.in. All pre-bookings will get a free free Honor Sport BT earphones worth Rs. 2999. To pre-book, you need to get a Rs. 1000 Honor View20 Gift Card that can be redeemed when you buy the phone on January 30th. You will get the Honor Sport BT coupon by February 15th that can be redeemed on Amazon.
Update – January 8th, 2019 – Honor has confirmed that the View20 will be launched in India on 29th January 2019 exclusively on Amazon.in, a week after the global launch at an event in Paris, France. The company has confirmed that it will be available in 6GB RAM with 128GB storage and 8GB RAM with 256GB storage variants.
Earlier: Huawei’s Honor brand introduced the Honor V20 smartphone in China yesterday. Now Honor India has started teasing the launch of the global variant of the smartphone – Honor View20 in the country on Amazon.in. You can also click ‘Notify Me’ to get notified about the launch in the country.
To remind you the phone has a 6.4-inch Full HD+ All-View screen with 91.82% screen-to-body ratio, 25-megapixel in-display front camera in the small 4.5mm cut out. It is powered by Kirin 980 SoC with GPU Turbo 2.0, NINE liquid cooling and up to 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, has AI scene detection to recognize over 60 categories and 1500 scenarios.
It also has a TOF 3D secondary rear camera that can calculate distance based upon the time-of-flight of a light signal, and has functions including depth sensing, skeletal tracking and real-time motion capture to play 3D motion games. It features a V-shaped texture on the glass back using nanolithography technology to develop an invisible nano texture on the body. The fourth generation of nano-vacuum coating and invisible aurora texture process create a vivid and dynamic V-shape color gradient with gleaming effect. It has a metal frame, rear-mounted fingerprint sensor and packs a 4000mAh battery with support for fast charging that promises entire day’s charge with just 30 minutes of charge.
Honor View20 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 Super Charge fast charging
The Honor View20 should come in Black, Blue and Red colors, similar to the V20. It will be introduced globally on January 22nd as View20 at an event in Paris, France. So we can expect India pricing on the same day.