Honor View 20 assessment
Honor’s View lineup is again and considerably higher than earlier than. For starters, it is obtained a way more engaging glass again and steel body whereas the entrance not has a notch of any variety. The again of the cellphone is ultra-shiny and simply one of many best-looking smartphones round. Honor has innovated on pushing the glass again cowl into one thing extra and we love what it has provide you with.
The View 20 Honor’s first cellphone with a “hole-punch” cutout to cover the selfie digicam in plain sight. This marks the beginning of a brand new pattern into 2019 as cellphone makers slowly transfer previous the necessity to use a notch and make use of a brand new resolution that minimizes bezel dimension.
Honor View 20 specs:
- Physique: Metallic body with ultra-reflective curved rear glass
- Display screen: 6.4″ IPS LCD; 2.5D glass; 1080 x 2310 px (398 ppi); 19.75:9 side ratio
- Chipset: HiSilicon Kirin 980 CPU; (2×2.6 GHz Cortex-A76 & 2×1.92 GHz Cortex-A76 & 4×1.Eight GHz Cortex-A55); Mali-G76 MP10
- Reminiscence: 6GB/8GB RAM + 128GB/256GB storage
- OS: Android 9.Zero Pie; Magic UI 2.0
- Digicam: 48MP Sony IMX 586; f/1.8; half of” (0.8µm) + ToF 3D sensor; 4K seize at 30fps; 1080p seize at 60fps and 720p seize at 960fps
- Digicam options: 2X Zoom, Night time mode, PDAF, portrait mode, beautify and physique shaping
- Selfie digicam: 25MP; f/2.0; 27mm
- Battery: 4,000 mAh battery; 22.5W Huawei Tremendous Charger
- Connectivity: Twin SIM; Twin VoLTE
- Misc: Fingerprint scanner, 2D face unlock, hole-punch digicam
Just like the View 10 final yr, the View 20 (often called V20 in China) is considered one of two counterparts of the newest Huawei Mate cellphone. The Honor Magic 2 has a lot of the Mate 20 Professional’s options just like the in-display scanner, 3D face unlock and triple digicam, however the View 20 retains solely the necessities whereas providing an distinctive bang in your buck.
Although it is not a triple digicam, there’s a twin digicam consisting of a brand new 48MP Sony sensor and a brand new ToF (Time of Flight) sensor as an alternative of a secondary digicam. It is among the first smartphones to make use of this new 48MP digicam sensor and we will not wait to see what sort of footage it could take.
Honor already held a Chinese language launch occasion again in December to announce the cellphone within the firm’s residence market. The corporate held a second launch occasion in Paris to announce international availability outdoors of China – right now marks the launch of the cellphone on greater than a dozen markets internationally.
Unboxing the Honor View 20
The Honor View 20’s retail field is not an all-teal field as many earlier Honor telephones. Though it is obtained extra coloration on the field, the packaging and contents are just about unchanged. The cellphone comes with the necessities: nothing extra, nothing much less.
Upon lifting the highest of the field, we’re greeted by the cellphone’s show. Which is not very thrilling when the cellphone is not powered on. We expect the missed alternative right here is that Honor may have positioned the View 20 in order that its beautiful rear glass may make the very first impression.
Beneath the cellphone is a flat field which holds the SIM instrument and a bonus clear case. Beneath this field lie the 22.5W Huawei Tremendous Charger and a USB-C to USB-A cable. It is value noting that you’re going to want to make use of the included cable to realize the charger’s full energy output.
Now that we have taken a have a look at what comes within the field, let’s take a better have a look at the cellphone’s design.