Honor 10 launched Specifications Price Availability
Huawei sub-brand Honor has launched its new flagship Honor 10 smartphone. The Honor 10 comes with a biaxial curved glass design finished back that has the ability to show different colors from different viewing angles. Its Phantom Purple and Phantom Blue color variants produce infinite colors. The Honor 10 will be also available in regular colors like Seagull Gray and Midnight Black in China. It features a notched display. The company has included improved AI 2.0 in this smartphone.
Specifications of Honor 10
The Honor 10 comes with a 5.84-inch LTPS IPS LCD notched display screen supports resolution of 2280 x 1080 with an aspect ratio of 19:9. It has an option to hide the notch by blackening the areas as like Huawei P20 Pro.
The handset includes NPU unit for handling AI tasks and is powered by Kirin 970 chipset. The Honor 10 comes in two different storage variants —6 GB RAM + 64 GB storage and 6 GB RAM + 128 GB storage. The device is fueled by a 3,320mAh battery that has support for SuperCharge 5V/4.5A fast charging technology. It charges the phone battery 50 percent it only for 25 minutes.
For Photography the Honor 10 comes with AI 2.0 powered a dual rear camera setup of a 16-megapixel sensor with f/1.8 aperture and a 24-megapixel with f/1.8 aperture. Its dual camera sensors have AI 2.0 support for scene recognition like food, scenery, and others. It has also some other abilities such as blur the background and focuses more on the subject (for example, you are in a crowd with your friend and trying to capture a photo of your friend using Honor 10 smartphone’s camera, then the phone’s camera will smartly blur others in the background and will focus more on the subject), smart fill light effect (automatically lighten up the face according to the lighting of the surroundings) to capture a perfect shot. You clicked enough fo today and now you need o arrange those photos in the phone Gallery, the Honor 10 comes with AI album, it smartly classifies the images in different folders which makes it easier to find them.
The Honor 10 also comes with a powerful selfie camera. Its 24-megapixel Sony IMX578 camera sensor capture excellent photos in any lighting conditions. It has also an ability to apply different optimization for hair, face, and background while shooting a selfie. It also easily identify facial expression and accordingly enhance specific areas like eyes and nose. Its front camera also works as facial recognition and has support for AR stickers.
For connectivity, the handset includes dual-band Wi-Fi 802.11ac, 4G VoLTE, Bluetooth 4.2, NFC, USB-C port, GPS, and GLONASS. The Honor 10 also features an AK4376A Hi-Fi Audio chip supports 7.1 multi-channel for immersive sound output. The device comes with an Ultrasonic fingerprint sensor-enabled home button that offers better security than a traditional sensor, the user can unlock the phone with wet fingers.
The handset runs on EMUI 8.1 flavored Android 8.1 Oreo OS. Since the Honor 10 comes with AI 2.0, it can accurately identify dynamic pictures and process image effects twice as fast as iPhone X. It also improves photography skills for capturing enhanced shots of people, pets, and landscapes.
Honor 10 Price and Availability
The 6 GB RAM + 64 GB storage variant is priced at 2,599 Yuan (~$414, approx Rs 28,400) while 6 GB RAM + 128 GB storage variants are priced at 2,999 Yuan (~$477, approx 33,000). The pre-orders of the Honor 10 has started in China while its official sales will start on April 27 at 10:08 AM (local time). The handset will be available for purchase at Huawei Mall, Official Honor stores at Jingdong, Tmall, and Suning.