HONOR 20 and HONOR 20 Pro with 6.26-inch FHD+ display, quad rear cameras, 32MP in-screen camera launched in India for Rs. 32999 and Rs. 39999

HUAWEI’s HONOR brand just launched the HONOR 20 series — HONOR 20 and HONOR 20 Pro in India, as it had promised. Both the phones feature a 6.26-inch Full HD+ All-View display with 91.7% screen-to-body-ratio, powered by Kirin 980 with Dual NPU and GPU Turbo 3.0. The HONOR 20 Pro also has a Graphene Cooling Sheet technology for 27% better heat dissipation. These feature Side-mounted fingerprint sensor and a 32-megapixel in-screen front camera.

These feature 48-megapixel rear camera with 1/2″ Sony IMX586 sensor and 4-in-1 Light Fusion (effective 1.6μm pixels), but the HONOR 20 Pro features f/1.4 aperture lens for the first time in the world that takes 50% more light compared to f/1.8 aperture lens and offers up to 204800 ISO. The HONOR 20 Pro also has 4-axis OIS, in addition to EIS, PDAF, Laser auto focus, 16-megapixel 117-degree Ultra Wide Angle lens, 8-megapixel telephoto camera with  4-axis OIS that offers 3x loss-less zoom, 5x hybrid zoom and there is also 2-megapixel camera for 4cm macro. At the launch the company said that it has scored 111 points on DxO mark.

The HONOR 20 with the same 48-megapixel sensor has  f/1.8 aperture lens, doesn’t have OIS, but it retains the 16-megapixel 117-degree Ultra Wide Angle lens and 2-megapixel camera for 4cm macro and replaces the telephoto lens with the 2-megapixel one for depth sensing.

Both the phones feature Dynamic Holographic Design that uses 3-layers so it gives a depth effect when the light hits the back at certain angles. The HONOR 20 Pro has a 3D curved glass back. These pack 3750mAh and 4000mAh  batteries, respectively with support for 22.5W HONOR SuperCharge fast charging technology offering 50% charge in 30 minutes.

HONOR 20 and HONOR 20 Pro specifications

  • 6.26-inch (2340×1080 pixels) FHD+ All-View display, 412 PPI
  • 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 LPDDR4x RAM with 128GB UFS 2.1 storage (HONOR 20) / 8GB LPDDR4x RAM with 256GB UFS 2.1 storage (HONOR 20 Pro)
  • Android 9.0 (Pie) with Magic UI 2.1
  • Dual SIM
  • HONOR 20 Pro – 48MP rear camera with 1/2″ Sony IMX586 sensor, f/1.4 aperture, 4-axis OIS, EIS, PDAF, Laser auto focus, 16MP 117-degree Ultra Wide Angle lens with f/2.2 aperture, 8MP telephoto camera with f/2.4 aperture,  4-axis OIS, 3x loss-less optical zoom, 2MP f/2.4 aperture camera for 4cm macro
  • HONOR 20 – 48MP rear camera with 1/2″ Sony IMX586 sensor, f/1.8 aperture, AIS, 16MP 117-degree Ultra Wide Angle lens, 2MP f/2.4 aperture camera for 4cm macro, 2MP f/2.4 aperture camera for depth sensing
  • 32MP front camera with f/2.0 aperture, 3D Portrait Lighting
  • Side-mounted fingerprint sensor
  • HONOR 20 Pro – Dimensions: 154.6 x 73.97 x 8.44mm; Weight: 182g
  • HONOR 20 – Dimensions: 154.25 x 73.97 x 7.87mm;  Weight: 174g
  • USB Type-C audio, Virtual 9.1 Surround Sound, Dual-microphones, Huawei Histen 6.0
  • Dual 4G VoLTE, Wi-Fi 802.11 ac (2.4GHz and 5GHz), Bluetooth 5 LE, GPS, USB Type-C
  • HONOR 20 – 3750mAh battery with 22.5W (4.5V-5A) HONOR SuperCharge fast charging
  • HONOR 20 Pro – 4000mAh battery with 22.5W (4.5V-5A) HONOR SuperCharge fast charging

The HONOR 20 comes in Midnight Black and Sapphire Blue colors, is priced at Rs. 32,999 and will be available from Flipkart starting June 25th. The HONOR 20 PRO is priced at Rs. 39,999 and will go on sale soon.

Launch offers

  • Up to 2.2TB data and Rs. 2200 cashback (in the form of vouchers) for Jio users
  • No cost EMI starting at Rs. 5500 per month
  • 90% buyback guarantee within 90 days

Author: Srivatsan Sridhar

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