On April 19, At Shanghai Oriental Sports Center, Huawei sub-brand Honor released their new flagship the Honor 10. The machine has 24 megapixels +16 megapixels HD dual camera, curved glass design, notched display, image semantic segmentation, 3D portrait lighting effect, unique features of the AI 2.0 era, 7.1-channel immersive Hi-Fi sound quality.
Honor 10 has a flagship aesthetics, its glass chassis has a very awesome color-changing color coating process that creates a awesome blue and voilet color reflection when seen from diffrent angles.
Honor 10 Specification
- Scree size: 5.84 inches screen design
- Aspect Ratio and Resolution: 19:9 aspect ratio and a 2280×1080 resolution
- Design: Curved glass design
- Fingerprint sensor technology: Ultrasonic fingerprint scanner which secures sensors from dust and water damage and it can also be unclocked by wet hands.
- Processor: Kirin 970 with advanced AI features
- Rear Camera: f/1.8/16-megapixel + f/1.8/24-megapixel dual camera setup
- Front Camera: 24-megapixel Sony IMX578 selfie camera “same camera which is available in the P20 series smartphone“
- Wifi: Wi-Fi 802.11ac
- Bluetooth 4.2
- Battery: 3320 Mah
- Port: USB-C port
- GPS: GPS, and GLONASS
- Audio: No 3.5mm headphone jack, 7.1 multi-channel surround sound output.
- Ram + Storage: 6GB RAM + 64 GB / 6GB RAM + 128 GB
About Honor 10
Its glass chassis has a very awesome color-changing color coating process that creates an awesome blue and violet color reflection when seen from different angles.
It weighs around 153 grams with a dimension of 149.6 x 71.2 x 7.7 mm. There are four color variants that are available of Honor 10 which are Phantom Purple, Phantom Blue color “both of these produce different color with the change in angles”, and rest two colors are regular Seagull Gray and Midnight Black.
Notch, Notch, and Notch: Display
Like most of the smartphone launching in 2018 Honor 10 too features a notched display. It offers an aspect ratio of 19:9 with the resolution of 2280 x 1080 and 5.84-inch LTPS IPS LCD screen.
If you hate notch then honor has a feature to hide the notch by blackening the areas that are present on its either sides.
The fingerprint sensor is in the front and is an ultrasonic reader which is fast, accurate and advance.
The fingerprint sensor is covered with glass so it will resist dust and water and will be unlocked using wet hands.
The rear side has a dual camera setup camera with f/1.8/16-megapixel + f/1.8/24-megapixel and the front camera has a 24-megapixel Sony IMX578 sensor “same camera which is available in the P20 series smartphone”
The camera has an AI 2.0 support which helps it in recognizing food, environment, objects etc. and it also features an advance blur feature which helps in concentrating on the subject in busy locations.
The front camera of the Honor 10 features facial recognition like all other smartphones nowadays and it also has AR stickers which we see in Apple iPhone X.
Honor 10 features Huawei’s flagship chipset Kirin 970. It has a 3320 mah battery which supports SuperCharge 5V/4.5A fast charging technology. The company says that its fast charging tech allows the phone to gain 50 percent of power by charging it only for 25 minutes.
The smartphone will come in 6 GB RAM + 64 GB storage and 6 GB RAM + 128 GB storage.
EMUI 8.1 which is based on android Oreo 8.1 is available out of the box.
Price and Availability
Preorder of Honor 10 begins on 19th of April in China and the regular sale will start on April 27.
The 6 GB RAM + 64 GB storage varient will be available at $414 or Rs 27,500 and 6 GB RAM + 128 GB storage variants will be priced at $477 or Rs31,600.