03 January 2019
Honor View 20 (V20) is now officially launched in China after going through many leaks and rumors. The device has many reasons to stand out from the rest; from featuring a new punch hole display design to a whopping 48MP rear camera, the phone definitely manages to turn some heads around it. However, the device isn’t the first Android phone to feature the camera hole display as it was debuted on Samsung Galaxy A8s recently. But nevertheless, the Honor V20 still manages to woo with its newly adopted design approach which is a first from the company.
The Honor V20 features All-View display with 6.4-inch screen size. It’s powered by the company’s powerful Kirin 980 SoC and coupled with different memory and storage configurations. The base variant starts at 6GB RAM combined with 128GB storage and it also has an 8GB RAM, 128GB storage version. Along with them, the company has also launched a special Moschino brand which has the highest storage of 256GB and 8GB RAM. The phone also features Liquid Cooling along with GPU so that you could play complex games smoothly.
The circular cutout on the top left corner is around 4.5mm in diameter and it houses a single 25MP selfie camera. The 48MP rear camera inside the dual cameras module also includes a ToF 3D camera sensor for AR and VR things.
The Honor V20 also features the company’s new Link Turbo feature that supposedly offers uninterrupted download speeds that combines phone’s LTE and Wi-Fi network speeds simultaneously. The devices with an in-display camera but for the placement of the fingerprint sensor, the company chose the rear panel.
The Honor V20 packs 4,000mAH battery and includes a 22.5W Huawei SuperCharge power adapter in the box.
- 6.4-inch (1080 x 2310 pixels) FHD+ LCD IPS display
- HUAWEI Kirin 980 processor with 720 MHz ARM Mali-G76MP10 GPU
- 6GB / 8GB LPDDR4x RAM
- 128GB / 256GB storage
- Android 9.0 (Pie) with EMUI 9.0
- Dual SIM
- 48MP rear camera with f/1.8 aperture, AIS, TOF 3D secondary camera
- 25MP front camera with f/2.0 aperture
- Dual 4G VoLTE, Wi-Fi 802.11 ac (2.4GHz and 5GHz), Bluetooth 5 LE, GPS (L1 + L5 dual band), NFC, USB Type-C
- 4000mAh battery with 22.5W (4.5V-5A) fast charging
The Honor V20 comes in Black, Blue, and Red colors, and it is priced at 2999 yuan (US$ 434.) for the 6GB RAM with 128GB storage, 8GB RAM with 128GB storage version costs 3499 yuan (US$ 507) and the MOSCHINO Edition with 8GB RAM and 256GB storage costs 3999 yuan (US$ 579). It is available for order from today and goes on sale in China from December 28th.
The device will also be introduced globally on January 22nd as View 20 at an event in Paris, France