Another bigger smartphone launched by Huawei’s sub-brand Honor. This is the update of the two-year-old Note series smartphone, called the Honor Note 10.
Honor Note 10 Price and Availability
The Honor Note 10 comes in three variants according to the phone storage. The 6GB + 64GB Honor Note 10 comes with a price tag of 2799 yuan (∼$410), the 6GB + 128GB Prices at 3199 yuan (∼$468), while the 8GB + 128GB will be available at price 3599 yuan (∼$527).
The phone will go on sale via Huawei’s Vmall, Jd.com, Suning.com, and Tmall. The first sale is on August 1 at 10:08 AM in China. The Honor Note 10 will be available in phantom blue (a mixture of violet and blue) and magic night black color options.
Honor Note 10 Specifications
The Honor Note 10 features a 6.95-inch full-HD+ (2220×1080 pixels) display with 18.5:9 aspect ratio. The display is an AMOLED panel with 600 nits brightness and 70,000:1 contrast ratio. It has support for the HDR10 format, which gives a better color range and a better viewing experience. Further, the Honor Note 10 also has AI video quality enhancement for improvement in video quality by up to 20%. The company claims that the phone uses AI to intelligently fill pixels on the screen that makes it look more vibrant. The phone also supports 1080p wired as well as wireless projection. It also features a split display mode.
The Note 10 is also powered by company’s own flagship Kirin 970 processor, coupled with up to 8GB RAM. It has also support for external microSD card. It also features a CPU Turbo button on the right side. The key allows users to clean up background processes to allow CPU performance to reach its peak capacity. The Turbo mode allows the Honor Note 10 to run the highest graphics game without any lag. Even more, you can also customize the Turbo button for different functions according to your choice like as a recording button during gameplay or as a shutter button in camera mode. Note that the phone also features GPU turbo as well.
To control the heating the company has added a “PC level liquid cooling system” called “THE NINE” liquid cooling technology. THE NINE works similar to the MacBook Air. It can enhance heat dissipation capacity by 41% and reduce the maximum CPU temperature up to 10°C.
Honor Note 10 Battery and Software
For the better audio experience, the Honor Note 10 features symmetric stereo speakers with Dolby Atmos support. The handset runs Android 8.1 Oreo with EMUI 8.1 on top and packs a 5000mAh battery. The company claims that you can play wilderness action for up to 4.5 hours and king of glory for up to 6.5 hours on a single charge. For charging the huge battery it supports a 5V 4.5A super fast charging. It gets topped up in around 2 hours.
In terms of connectivity, the smartphone includes 4G LTE, Wi-Fi, Bluetooth, GPS/ A-GPS, NFC, and USB Type-C. The handset doesn’t feature the traditional 3.5mm headphone jack, but it comes bundled with a USB Type-C to 3.5mm headphone jack adapter to support regular headphones. The Honor Note 10 has a rear-facing fingerprint sensor that helps users easily unlock the large screen by using their assigned finger.
Honor Note 10 camera
The Honor Note 10 features a dual rear camera setup of 24MP + 16MP sensors with f/1.8. It also comes with AIS (AI image stabilization) technology which improves night photography. The camera also features some other features such as scene recognition, different beauty mode for selfies and AI bokeh. The rear camera also supports eight scenes, including indoor and outdoor blue sky, green plants, and night scene among others. While on the front there’s a 13MP sensor with AI modes and a Face Unlock feature.