26 May 2020
Honor has a number of 5G products in its catalog and now, it has announced Honor X10 as the newest member of the family. It is a mid-range smartphone with 5G capabilities. Other key highlights of the phone include pop-up selfie camera, triple rear cameras, and a bigger battery.
The Honor X10 sports a 6.63-inch Full HD+ (2400 x 1080 pixels) IPS FullView display. It offers up to 90Hz refresh rate and 180Hz touch sampling rate for smoother user experience. Since the phone comes with a 16-megapixel pop-up selfie camera, there is no punch hole or notch on the display and users will get uninterrupted video streaming and gaming experience.
The choice of processor is HiSilicon Kirin 820 which is an octa-core 5G capable processor. There are a total of three configuration models: 6GB of RAM with 64GB storage, 6GB of RAM with 128GB storage, and 8GB of RAM with 128GB storage. All of these models are compatible with microSD cards (up to 256GB) for storage expansion.
A 40-megapixel camera sensor with f/1.8 aperture headlines the triple camera setup on the phone. It is accompanied by an 8-megapixel wide-angle sensor with f/2.4 aperture and a 2-megapixel telephoto sensor with f/2.4 aperture. These sensors are housed within a rectangular module on the top left side.
The whole package is powered by a 4,300mAh battery with 22.5W Super FlashCharge fast charging support. It will run Magic UI 3.1.1 based on Android 10 out of the box. It also has a 3.5mm headphone jack and a side-mounted fingerprint scanner. Honor has priced the Honor X10 at CNY 1,899 (about $267) for the 6GB/64GB model. The other two 6GB/128GB and 8GB/128GB variants will cost CNY 2,199 (about $309) and CNY 2,399 (about $337) respectively. The pre-orders for the phone are currently live and will be so until May 25th. It will go on sale and start shipping from May 26th in China.