19 March 2021
Honor has announced two new products at an event in China. These include the Honor V40 Light Luxury edition smartphone and Honor Tab 7 tablet. The smartphone is simply a rebranded Huawei Nova 8 5G but with a different processor under the hood. As for the tablet, it is aimed at buyers with a limited budget.
The Honor V40 Light Luxury Edition sports a 6.57-inch Full HD+ (2676 x 1236 pixels) OLED punch-hole display with a 90Hz refresh rate. Under the hood, it has the MediaTek Dimensity 800U processor available with 8GB of RAM and two storage options: 128GB and 256GB. There is no microSD card support available with any of the variants.
The quad-camera setup on the back panel features a 64-megapixel primary sensor with f/1.8 aperture, an 8-megapixel ultra-wide-angle sensor with f/2.4 aperture. a 2-megapixel macro sensor with f/2.4 aperture, and a 2-megapixel depth sensor with f/2.4 aperture. The front camera on the phone is a 32-megapixel sensor housed within the centered punch-hole.
The whole package is powered by a 3,800mAh battery with support for 66W SuperCharge fast charging. It will run Magic UI 4.0 based on Android 10 out of the box. Other noteworthy features include an in-display fingerprint scanner, dual-band WiFi support, USB Type-C port, Bluetooth 5.1, and NFC connectivity.
Honor V40 Light Luxury Edition pricing:
- 8GB/128GB for CNY 2,999 (about $460)
- 8GB/256GB for CNY 3.299 (about $506)
The smartphone will go on sale starting March 26th in China.
The Honor Tab 7 features a 10.1-inch Full HD+ IPS LCD display with thick bezels on all four sides. It is powered by the MediaTek Helio P22T processor paired with 4GB of RAM. There are two storage options for buyers to choose from 64GB and 128GB. The good thing is that one can also use microSD cards for expanding the storage space.
The tablet has a 2-megapixel camera on the back and a 5-megapixel camera on the front. It has a 5,100mAh battery and will ship with Magic UI 4.0 based on Android 10. It has been released in both WiFi-only and LTE connectivity models. It means even if you are looking for a tablet with on-the-go internet support, this should serve you well.
Honor Tab 7 pricing:
- 4GB/64GB for CNY 1,399 (about $215)
- 4GB/128GB for CNY 1,699 (about $260)
- 4GB/64GB (LTE) for CNY 1,599 (about $245)
- 4GB/128GB (LTE) for CNY 1,899 (about $292)