Honor has been teasing the launch of its Honor View 20 cameraphone in India since the past number of weeks. Currently, the company has confirmed that the phone will be unveiled in India on 29th January and has sent out ‘Save The Date’ invites. The phone has already been confirmed to be sold exclusively through Amazon.
The Honor View 20 is the international variant of the Honor V20 launched in China last month. The global launch of Honor View 20 is scheduled to get place on 22nd January at an event in Paris, France and just a week when that, the phone will go official in India.
Due to the fact the Honor View 20 is just a rebranded model of the Honor V20, it will come with the exact same specs. It options a 6.4-inch IPS LCD screen that supports 2310 x 1080 pixels Full HD+ screen resolution. It offers 91.82 percent screen-to-body ratio and 382ppi pixel density.
Under the hood, the product is powered by 7nm Kirin 980 octa-core chipset, alongside with up to 8GB of RAM and 256GB internal memory. It comes with a special horizontal arrangement for its dual camera option which includes Sony IMX586 48-megapixel key sensor and a 3D ToF (Time of Flight) stereo lens. At the front, there’s an AI-powered 25-megapixel snapper.
Operating on Android Pie-based Magic UI 2.0, the phone attributes GPU Turbo technology for accelerated functionality. The Chinese manufacturer claims that the GPU performance is 20 times much better than other mainstream telephones.
For correct GPU positioning, it sports dual-band GPS tech. There’s In addition the Link Turbo tech that aggregates 4G and Wi-Fi connections providing uninterrupted internet connectivity. Other connectivity attributes have dual Lte VoLTE, Wi-Fi 802.11ac, Bluetooth 5.0, NFC and USB-C. The 4,000mAh battery in the smartphone arrives equipped with support for 4.5V/5A rapid charging.
In China, the smartphone is out there in Magic Night Black, Charm Blue Sear, and Charm Red colors. As for the pricing, the 6GB RAM model is estimated at 2,999 Yuan (approximately $435) although the 8GB RAM model costs 3,499 Yuan, roughly $505.
As for the phone’s availability in the Indian market, it is expected to go on sale soon when its official announcement through Amazon.in. The Honor View 20 is expected to be valued under Rs. 40,000 (approx. $575) and will compete against the likes of OnePlus 6T.