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HONOR 20 announced as a mid-range Smartphone with high-end specs

    The HONOR 20 is among the company’s latest mobile handset to arrive with 6.26-inch Full-HD+, 6GB of RAM, powered by HiSilicon Kirin 980 SoC, 128GB storage and a side-mounted fingerprint sensor.

    Between the Honor 20 and Honor 20 PRO Android Smartphone, you can dictate numerous similarities and few differences. The Honor 20 was officially announced at a press event in London.

    The HONOR 20 was launched alongside with the HONOR 20 PRO and HONOR 20 Lite, they all classified into the HONOR 20 series.

    HONOR 20 Specs

    *. Display: 6.26-inch (2340×1080 pixels) FHD+ All-View display, 412 PPI
    *. Processor: 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
    *. GPU: 720 MHz ARM Mali-G76MP10
    *. RAM: 6GB LPDDR4x
    *. Storage: 128GB UFS 2.1 storage
    *. OS: Android 9.0 (Pie) with Magic UI 2.1
    *. SIM: Dual SIM
    *. Cameras:
    – Back camera: 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
    – Front camera: 32MP front camera with f/2.0 aperture, 3D Portrait Lighting
    *. Fingerprint sensor: YES (side-mounted fingerprint sensor)
    *. Dimensions: 154.25 x 73.97 x 7.87mm
    *. Weight: 174g
    *. Network and connectivity: 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
    *. Battery: 3750mAh battery with 22.5W (4.5V-5A) HONOR SuperCharge fast charging

    HONOR 20

    Design and Display

    The HONOR 20 arrives with the same design as the HONOR 20 PRO, which is the Dynamic Holographic Design that uses 3-layers to give a depth effect when the light hits the back at certain angles.

    It also arrives with a 6.26-inch Full-HD+ (1080×2340 pixels) all-view display along with a punch-hole design, 19.5:9 aspect ratio, and 412ppi pixel density.

    Like the HONOR 20 PRO, it arrives with a side-mounted fingerprint sensor scanner, and it is available in Midnight Black, Sapphire Blue colors and Icelandic White colors options.

    Camera and Connectivity

    It comes with QUAD-camera as the PRO variant, and a single selfie snapper, which is housed inside the hole-punch tech at the front display.

    The QUAD-camera lens consists of a 48-megapixel primary Sony IMX586 sensor with an f/1.8 lens, plus a 16-megapixel secondary sensor with a 117-degree super-wide-angle lens that has an f/2.2 aperture, a 2-megapixel tertiary depth-assisting sensor with an f/2.4 lens and another a 2-megapixel sensor with an f/2.4 macro lens.

    The 48-megapixels which is the main lens features AI image stabilization (AIS) and AIS Super Night mode. It works as an AI Ultra Clarity mode and is based on the 4-in-1 pixel binning technique.

    HONOR 20 comes with a single 32-megapixel sensor at the front with an f/2.0 lens and 3D Portrait Lighting support. Other features are AI Camera, AI Ultra Clarity mode, and AI Color mode.

    The mobile handset comes with 4G LTE, Wi-Fi 802.11ac, Bluetooth v5.0, dual-SIM (Nano), GPS/ A-GPS, and USB Type-C port as the network and connectivity features.

    Performance and Battery

    The HONOR 20 PRO is built around the same HiSilicon Kirin 980 SoC, running at (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.

    It is also paired with dual-NPU, and it also support the GPU Turbo 3.0, which is utilized for the hard-core gaming session of the phone.

    Unlike the PRO model with 8GB of RAM, the HONOR 20 features 6GB of RAM and 128GB of internal storage and it is not expandable via any dedicated microSD card slot.

    It is backed by a 3750mAh battery with 22.5W (4.5V-5A) HONOR SuperCharge fast charging, and runs Android 9 Pie with Magic UI 2.1 on top.

    hONOR 20 Smartphone

    Price of HONOR 20

    The LONE variant of the HONOR 20, which is the 6GB RAM and 128GB storage is priced at 499 Euros, which is around $556 / Rs. 38,785 in India rupees.

    During the launch, the company unveiled a Honor + Fortnite Wonder Outfit, and it is exclusively for Honor 20 series users.

    Anyways, the company confirmed that the HONOR 20 series will launch in India on June 11th on Flipkart. And it will be available across Europe and Asia soon.