HONOR X30 5G with 6.81-inch FHD+ 120Hz display, Snapdragon 695, up to 12GB RAM and HONOR Play 30 Plus announced


HONOR today introduced its X30 5G, a mid-range smartphone and a budget HONOR Play 30 Plus 5G smartphone in China, as it had announced. The HONOR X30 5G has a 6.81-inch FHD+ LCD screen with 120Hz refresh rate, 240Hz touch sampling rate, 16MP punch-hole front camera, is powered by Snapdragon 695 SoC with up to 12GB of RAM, additional 2GB of RAM expansion.

It features a 48MP + 2MP + 2MP triple matrix rear camera arrangement and 4800mAh battery with support for 66W fast charging that can charge up to 81% in half an hour.

HONOR X30 5G specifications

  • 6.81-inch (1080 x 2388 pixels) Full HD+ LCD screen with 120Hz refresh rate
  • Octa Core Snapdragon 695 8nm Mobile Platform (2.2GHz x 2+1.8GHz x 6 Kryo 560 CPUs) with Adreno 619L GPU
  • 6GB / 8GB LPDDR4x  RAM with 128GB (UFS 2.1) storage, 8GB / 12GB LPDDR4x  RAM with 256GB (UFS 2.1) storage
  • Dual SIM (nano + nano)
  • Android 11 with Magic UI 5.0
  • 48MP rear camera with f/1.8 aperture, LED flash, 2MP depth and 2MP macro camera with f/2.4 aperture
  • 16MP front-facing camera with f/2.45 aperture
  • Rear-mounted fingerprint sensor
  • Dimensions: 166.07 x 75.78 x 8.05mm; Weight: 189g
  • USB Type-C audio
  • 5G SA/NSA, Dual 4G VoLTE, Wi-Fi 802.11 ac (2.4GHz + 5GHz), Bluetooth 5.1, GPS/ GLONASS/ Beidou, USB Type-C
  • 4800mAh battery with 66W superfast charging

The HONOR Play 30 Plus has a 6.74-inch HD+ LCD screen with 90Hz refresh rate, is powered by MediaTek Dimensity 700 SoC with up to 8GB of RAM and additional 2GB of RAM expansion, and packs a 5000mAh battery with support for 22.5W fast charging that promises up to 3 hours of usage with just 10 minutes of charging.

HONOR Play 30 Plus specifications

  • 6.74-inch (1600 x 720 pixels) HD+ 20:9 LCD screen with 90Hz refresh rate
  • Octa Core MediaTek Dimensity 700 7nm processor (Dual 2.2GHz Cortex-A76 + Hexa 2GHz Cortex-A55 CPUs) with Mali-G57 MC2 GPU
  • 4GB / 6GB / 8GB LPDDR4x RAM with 128GB (UFS 2.1) storage
  • Dual SIM (nano + nano)
  • Android 11 with Magic UI 5.0
  • 13MP rear camera with LED flash, f/1.8 aperture, 2MP depth sensor with f/2.4 aperture
  • 5MP front-facing camera with f/2.2 aperture
  • Side-mounted fingerprint sensor
  • Dimensions: 167.59×77.19×8.62mm; Weight: 198g
  • 5G SA/ NSA, Dual 4G VoLTE, Wi-Fi 802.11 ac (2.4GHz + 5GHz), Bluetooth 5.1, GPS, USB Type-C
  • 5000mAh (typical) battery with 22.5W fast charging

Pricing and availability

The HONOR X30 5G comes in Midnight Black, Titanium Silver, Ocean Blue, Gold and  Titanium Sky Silver Star Ring Edition colours and is priced at 1499 yuan (US$ 235 / Rs. 17,910 approx.) for 6GB + 128GB, 1699 yuan (US$ 266 / Rs. 20,300 approx.) for 8GB + 128GB, 1999 yuan (US$ 313 / Rs. 23,885 approx.) for 8GB + 256GB and 2299 yuan (US$ 361 / Rs. 27,470 approx.) for the top-end 12GB + 256GB version. It is available to order today and will go on sale in China starting from December 24th.

The HONOR Play 30 Plus comes in Midnight Black, Titanium Silver, Ocean Blue and Gold colours and is priced at 1099 yuan (US$ 172 / Rs. 13,130 approx.) for 4GB + 128GB, 1299 yuan (US$ 235 / Rs. 17,910 approx.) for 6GB + 128GB, 1499 yuan (US$ 203 / Rs. 15,525 approx.) for 8GB + 128GB versions. It is available to order today and will go on sale in China starting from December 31st.

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