Honor 10 Launched: Everything you need to know

Wednesday, 16 May, 2018

Honor had launched the bezel-less View 10 smartphone with an Artificial Intelligence (AI)-enabled chipset in India in January at Rs 29,999. The device is now available for pre-orders. The new Honor flagship arrives in these markets with an attractive price tag and may pose a challenge to other flagships in the market.

Honor 10 has been priced at Rs 32,999 for the 6GB + 128GB variant.

As for launch offers, customers will get extra Rs. 5000 off over regular exchange value for all Honor and other select devices, 3000 off over regular exchange value for all other devices valid from 16th May to 18th May. It comes in Phantom Blue and Midnight Black color options in India. The Phantom Blue color features an Aurora Glass design, similar to the Huawei P20 Pro. The instant discount has been capped at Rs.3,000 per card and will be applicable even on EMI transactions. Moreover, the display features a notch alongside 19:9 FullView display. The smartphone is powered by a 2.4 GHz HiSilicon Kirin 970 octa-core processor coupled with Mali-G72 MP12 GPU. But the company has made a decision to skip the 64GB variant in India and will be only selling the 128GB storage version. Further expansion is not possible as the Honor 10 lacks a microSD card slot.

We will remind, the front camera of the gadget is represented by a matrix 24 megapixels and supports face detection. the Display device has a resolution of 2280х1080, and the fingerprint sensor has been placed at the bottom of the device.

Just like Huawei P20, Honor 10 has an all-glass body and iridescent finish.

The front camera is a 24MP sensor with AI features that adjusts lighting condition automatically. The main camera is capable of recording native 4k videos at 30fps and can also shoot slow-motion 720p videos at 960fps.

Connectivity options on the device include dual 4G VoLTE, WiFi 802.11ac (2.4GHz/5GHz), Bluetooth 4.2 LE, GPS, NFC, and USB Type-C. The fast-charging 3,400mAh battery is also identical. In terms of dimensions, the Honor 10 measures 149.6 x 71.2 x 7.7mm and weighs in at 153 grams.

Talking about the specifications, Honor 10 runs on runs EMUI 8.1 based on Android 8.1 Oreo operating system. The phone was earlier launched in Chinese market in the month of April.