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HONOR 60 and HONOR 60 Pro launched in China with 4800mAh battery and 66W SuperCharge fast charge

    Here is the HONOR 60 and HONOR 60 Pro is the first smartphone to be powered by Qualcomm’s latest Snapdragon 778G Plus. The Honor 60 series is the successor to the previous Honor 50 series.

    As usual, the Honor 60 Pro comes with slightly higher features and specifications. These phones come with a 4800mAh battery capacity with support for 66W SuperCharge fast charging via USB Type-C. It can charge up to 50% in 15 minutes.

    When the Honor 50 series was launched in June, the new series brought back the support for Google Mobile Services on its phones and were the first phones to use the Snapdragon 778G chipset, which is the same thing with the Honor 60 Pro’s chipset.

    The Honor 60 is powered by an Octa-Core Snapdragon 778G 6nm Mobile Platform with 4x 2.4GHz and 4x 1.8GHz Kryo 670 CPUs and comes in 8GB RAM with 128GB / 256GB storage, and an extra 12GB RAM with 256GB storage version.

    Inside of the Honor 60 Pro handset is an Octa-Core Snapdragon 778G Plus 6nm with 1x Cortex-A78 2.5GHz, 3× Cortex-A78 2.4GHz, and 4× Cortex-A55 1.8GHz Kryo 670 CPUs. It is available in either 8GB RAM with 256GB storage, or 12GB RAM with 256GB storage.


    These phones use Adreno 642L GPU for better graphic performance and run Android 11 OS with Magic UI 5.0 out of the box. Both use USB Type-C Audio, Dual SIM, support for 5G SA/NSA, Dual 4G VoLTE, Wi-Fi, Bluetooth 5.2, and GPS for positioning.

    While the screen size differs, the Honor 60 and 60 Pro comes with FHD+ 10-bit OLED displays offering a 120Hz refresh rate with 100% DCI-P3 coverage and an HDR10 certification, but the Honor 60 Pro comes with HDR10+ support.

    Both use 1,920Hz high-frequency PWM, which brings less flicker than typical PWM systems but still does not support DC dimming. There is a fingerprint sensor embedded inside the display panel of both phones.

    Honor 60 sports a 6.67-inch with 1080 pixels, 7.98mm thick and weighs 179g. The Honor 60 Pro with a 6.78-inch (2652 x 1200 pixels) resolution, 8.19mm thick and weighs 192g. Both arrive in Starry Blue with a Diamond speckled finish, Pink, Green, and Black colors.

    However, there is another noticeable slight difference, the Honor 60 comes with a curved display on its left and right side arc at a 58º angle. While the Honor 60 Pro has a quad-curved display, offering a smoother in-hand feel, Honor boasted.

    Both handsets use an f/1.9 108-megapixels sensor with a 1/1.52″ sensor that can do 9-in-1 pixel binning for an effective pixel size of 2.1 µm and 2-megapixels f/2.4 depth sensor. However, there is a change in its ultra-wide camera.


    Honor 60 comes with an 8-megapixels 112° ultra-wide camera but the Honor 60 Pro features an f/2.2 50-megapixels 122° ultra-wide autofocus camera with a 2.5cm macro sensor. There is a 32-megapixels f/2.4 selfie lens on the Honor 60.

    While the Honor 60 Pro is equipped with a 50-megapixels 100° wide front camera, allowing you to crop in for a closer view. The company used AI to enable a hands-free experience such as ‘raise hand’, ‘flip’, ‘slide’, and several other gestures to control the camera.

    Honor 60/60 Pro Pricing

    ThThe HONOR 60 8GB RAM / 128GB storage costs 2699 yuan ($423), 8GB RAM / 256GB storage goes for 2999 yuan ($470) and the 12GB RAM / 256GB storage option is priced at 3299 yuan ($518).

    The HONOR 60 Pro 8GB RAM / 256GB storage model costs 3699 yuan ($580) and the 12GB RAM / 256GB storage option is priced at 3999 yuan ($628). These are available to order from today and will go on sale in China starting from December 10th.