HONOR 50 with 6.57-inch FHD+ 120Hz OLED display, Snapdragon 778G, 108MP quad rear cameras global roll out begins

After the announcement in China back in July, HONOR has introduced the HONOR 50 smartphone for global markets, starting from Malaysia earlier this week. As confirmed earlier, the runs Android 11 with Magic UI 4.2 on top with Google Mobile Services instead of HONOR Mobile Services in the Chinese version. To remind you, the phone features a 6.57-inch FHD+ AMOLED screen with 120Hz refresh rate and is powered by Snapdragon 778G SoC.

It has a 108MP main camera, 8MP ultra wide-angle, 2MP macro and 2MP depth-of-field cameras. It packs a 4,300mAh battery with 66W fast charging that can charge from 0 to 70% in 25 minutes and 100% in 45 minutes.

HONOR 50 specifications

  • 6.57-inch (2340×1080 pixels) FHD+ OLED 120Hz curved display with 300Hz touch sampling rate, 1.07 billion colors, DCI-P3 wide color gamut
  • Octa Core (4 x 2.4GHz + 4 x 1.8GHz Kryo 670 CPUs) Snapdragon 778G 6nm Mobile Platform with Adreno 642L GPU
  • 6GB / 8GB RAM with 128GB storage
  • Android 11 with Magic UI 4.2
  • Dual SIM (nano + nano)
  • 108MP camera with f/1.9 aperture, 8MP ultra-wide camera with f/2.4 aperture, 2MP depth and 2MP macro camera with f/2.4 aperture
  • 32MP front camera with f/2.2 aperture
  • In-display fingerprint sensor
  • Dimensions: 159.96× 73.76× 7.78mm; Weight: 175g
  • USB Type-C Audio
  • 5G SA/NSA, Dual 4G VoLTE, Wi-Fi 6 802.11ax (2.4GHz + 5GHz) MIMO, Bluetooth 5.2, GPS, USB Type-C
  • 4300mAh battery with 66W SuperCharge fast charging

The HONOR 50 comes in Frost Crystal, Emerald Green, Midnight Black and HONOR code colours and is priced at RM 1699 (US$ 508 / Rs. 30,580 approx.) for 6GB + 128GB version and 8GB + 256GB version costs RM 1999 (US$ 481 / Rs. 36,140 approx.).

It is already available to order and will go on sale in Malaysia starting from October 25th. Those who pre-order the phone will get HONOR earbuds 2 Lite, HONOR 50 Hand Strap Case and 1 + 1-year extra warranty worth RM 550.


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