“The Honor View 20 smartphone will launch in the country on January 29th, while pre-bookings will begin January 15th”
Honor View 20 will launch in India on January 29th as the first smartphone in the country with a punch hole display and 48-megapixel primary camera. Now, a report by news agency IANS claims the Honor View 20 price in India will be around Rs 40,000. The View 20 smartphone is the rebranded version of the Honor V20 that has been launched in China already. The smartphone in India will be an Amazon-exclusive and will go on pre-orders starting January 15th; its specifications have been officially confirmed already as well.
The Honor V20’s China price for the top variants is in line with the rumoured Honor View 20 price in India. The former was launched in China in three variants – 6GB + 128GB, 8GB + 128GB, and 8GB + 256GB. These variants are respectively priced at RMB 2,999 (about Rs 30,000), RMB 3,499 (approximately Rs 35,000), and RMB 3,999 (roughly Rs 40,000).
In terms of specifications, Honor View 20 sports a 6.4-inch full-HD+ screen with 1080 x 2310 pixel resolution and 19.5:9 aspect ratio. And due to the new punch-hole design, Honor has been able to achieve a 91.8 percent screen-to-body ratio on the View 20. It runs on Android 9.0 Pie out-of-the-box based on MagicUI 2.0.1 and is powered by the latest 7nm octa-core HiSilicon Kirin 980 SoC. It features dual-SIM support and a 4,000mAh battery with support for fast charging.
The Honor View 20 features a 48-megapixel primary sensor with an f/1.8 aperture accompanied by a 3D ToF lens for depth sensing, plus an LED flash. For selfies, there’s a 25-megapixel sensor with f/2.0 aperture and fixed focus support. Camera features include 960fps slow-motion video recording, AI photo, night scene, portrait, fun AR and time-lapse photography among others. Apart from this it includes a rear-mounted fingerprint sensor, Bluetooth 5.0, USB Type-C, Wi-Fi and a 3.5mm headphone jack. It also comes with Link Turbo technology that automatically switches the phone between data and Wi-Fi for a faster downlink experience and GPU Turbo 2.0 technology for heavy gaming sessions. In China, the smartphone is available in Charm Blue, Red, and Midnight Black color options.
|Octa core (2.6 GHz, Dual Core + 1.92 GHz, Dual core + 1.8 GHz, Quad core)|
|6 GB RAM|
|6.4 inches (16.26 cm)|
|1080x2310 px, 398 PPI|
|48 MP Primary Camera|
|25 MP Front Camera|
|USB Type-C port|