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Honor View20 Launched In India, Kirin 980 And 3D Camera In Tow

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Honor View20 Launched In India, Kirin 980 And 3D Camera In Tow

Specifications
Status

Launched

Manufacturer

Honor

Model / Variant

View20

Launch Date

29 January 2019

Dimensions

156.9 x 75.4 x 8.1 mm

Weight

180 g

Design

Front Glass
Rear Glass

Colors

Sapphire Blue
Midnight Black
Phantom Blue

Display Size and Type

6.4-inch
LCD

Display Resolution

2310 x 1080 px

Chipset

HiSilicon Kirin 980
7 nm

CPU

Octa-Core
2x2.6 GHz Cortex-A76
2x1.92 GHz Cortex-A76
4x1.8 GHz Cortex-A55

GPU

Mali-G76 MP10

Memory Storage

128 GB
256 GB

RAM

6 GB
8 GB

Memory Expandability

N/A

Operating System

Android 9.0 Pie
Magic UI 2

Primary Camera

48 MP
f/1.8

TOF 3D Stereo Camera

Camera Features

Panorama
HDR
LED flash
AI Beauty Modes

Primary Video

2160p @ 30fps
1080p @ 30 fps
720p @ 960 fps

Secondary Camera

25 MP
f/2.0

Secondary Camera Video
Battery

4,000 mAh

Connectivity

Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac
Bluetooth 5.0
GPS
NFC
IR Blaster
USB 3.1

SIM Type

Nano SIM

Other Features

Fingerprint Sensor
Punch-Hole Selfie Camera

Honor launched the View20 smartphone with an attractive design late last year in China. At the start of this year, the company shared its India launch teasers and the device has now been launched in the country. Going by its price and specifications it will go head to head with devices like the OnePlus 6T and Samsung Galaxy A9.

Design:

The Honor View20 has a beautiful design with an all-glass front and rear build. The front of the device features a high screen-to-body ratio display with minimal bezels. The rear of the device has a striking appearance with a gradient colour glass panel. The right side of the Honor View 20 accommodates the power button and the volume rockers while the SIM card slot sits on the left. The USB Type-C port and the loudspeaker grille are placed on the bottom while the top side of the handset is occupied by an IR blaster, 3.5 mm audio jack and secondary microphone pinhole. 

Display and Chipset:

The Honor View20 has a 6.4-inch display with a screen-to-body of 91.8%. The display panel of the smartphone has a resolution of 2310 x 1080 px and a pixel density of 398 ppi. Under the hood, the device packs the Kirin 980 SoC. The chipset is manufactured using 7 nm fabrication process and it consists of an Octa-Core CPU and Mali-G76 MP10 GPU. The Octa-Core CPU is divided into three separate cluster cores which are as follows:

  • 2×2.6 GHz Cortex-A76 
  • 2×1.92 GHz Cortex-A76
  • 4×1.8 GHz Cortex-A55
Camera and Battery:

The Honor View20 has a 25-MP punch-hole selfie camera which is one of its biggest highlights. The front camera sits on the top left side of the smartphone’s display which gives it an intriguing look. The primary dual camera setup is located on the top left side at the back of the smartphone which is divided into two separate modules. The dual rear camera setup consists of an f/1.8 aperture equipped 48 MP Sony IMX586 sensor and a TOF 3D Stereo Camera. The TOF stereo camera allows the Honor View20 to capture 3D image of objects which can be used for Virtual Reality applications like game designing. 

Connectivity and Other Features:
 

In terms of connectivity, the Honor View20 supports 802.11 ac Wi-Fi, Bluetooth 5.0, 4G VoLTE, NFC, GPS and a bottom mounted USB Type-C port for charging and data transfer. The handset is powered by a large 4,000 mAh battery that supports fast charging up to 20 watts. The Honor View20 also has an “S-shaped heat pipe” that cools a wide area of heat to guarantee sustained peak gaming performance. For securely and rapidly unlocking the device, it also has a rear-mounted fingerprint sensor. Other sensors on the device include a proximity sensor, ambient light sensor, gyroscope, digital compass and gravity sensor. The Honor View20 runs on the latest Android 9.0 Pie which is skinned with Magic UI 2.

Price, Colours and Variants:

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The Honor View 20 will be available at Amazon.in and Honor’s own website and will go on sale from 12 AM 30 January. The company has also partnered with Reliance Digital to reach offline customers. The handset is available in three colour options which include Sapphire Blue, Midnight Black and Phantom Blue. It is available in two RAM + ROM configurations for which the price is as follows:

 

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