The Huawei Honor 10 has been launched in China as the modern day upgrade of the Honor View 10, but only cheaper. Packing the same chip as the P20 flagships with a notch on top and a fingerprint scanner below the screen.
Looking at the device from the front, you’ll definitely know it’s a Huawei smartphone. The phone is also relatively cheaper than the P20 flagships and a good alternative as well. Let’s see what the Honor 10 has to offer.
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Huawei Honor 10 Key Specs and Features
・5.84-inch FHD+ IPS LCD capacitive touchscreen, 2280 x 1080 pixels
・Android 8.1 Oreo with 4GB/6GB RAM
・Octa-core 2.4GHz HiSilicon KIRIN 970
・64GB/128GB built-in storage
・16MP + 24MP rear camera and 24MP AI front camera
・3400mAh non-removable Li-Po Battery
Just like the P20 flagships, Huawei brought in some attractive colours on the Honor 10 as well. The colours are the highlight in terms of design, it’s available in Mirage Purple, Mirage Blue, Grey Gull and Magic Night Black. They all reflect light beautifully and radiantly well.
Unlike the P20, the dual shooters here are in a horizontal position, with the dual-LED flash beside it. Measuring 7.7mm in thickness, and weighs just 153g overall. With that amount of weight, you can easily hold and operate the smartphone with one hand.
It Seems Huawei is definitely loving the notch display, the Honor 10 comes with the notch at the front just like the P20. The physical home button under the bezel-less screen doubles as the fingerprint scanner Huawei-style. While the notch houses the AI selfie shooter.
The 5.84 FHD+ IPS LCD capacitive touchscreen displays stunning visuals just as expected. Boasting of 2280 x 1080 pixels in resolution and 432 pixels per inch density to bring out your games and movies. The multitouch screen has 96% NTSC, LED Notifications, Low-Temperature PolySilicon) and stretches up to 80% screen to body ratio.
HARDWARE AND SOFTWARE
It Houses the same powerful HiSilicon KIRIN 970 chip on the P20 and Mate 10 Pro. Coupled with 8-cores of a processor and 64-bit CPU architecture. The Octa-core processor on this beast reaches a clock speed of 2.4GHz with 10nm process technology. The ARM Mali G72 MP12 graphics processor here packaging a massive 12-Cores of processor and clocks at 767MHz.
There are actually two variants in terms of RAM and Storage space, the standard version comes with a massive 128GB storage and 6GB of RAM. While the cheaper variant has just 64GB storage space and 4GB of RAM. However, you have to choose wisely since the storage space is not upgradeable. The Huawei Honor 10 runs on Android 8.1 Oreo with EMUI 8.0.
The Camera of the Huawei Honor 10 is one of the highlights of the phone. It spots a dual camera set of 16MP + 24MP at the back, both with f/1.8 aperture and AI driven for best shots. Although the 24MP lens focuses on Black and White photographs, it should also help the 16MP camera with the iPhone X-like portrait mode.
The cameras are powered by Leica as well, with Phase Detection, Laser Autofocus, Contrast Autofocus, Depth Autofocus, Summilux-H lens, 6P Lens and others. The 24MP selfie camera has f/2.0 aperture and supports Face ID as well.
The Huawei Honor 10 is powered by a non-removable Li-Po 3400mAh battery with fast charging technology. With the fast charging, it can boost from 0% to 50% in 25 minutes.
PRICE AND AVAILABILITY
Huawei Honor 10 is available on Shopping stores starting from $399 to $499, that’s about (N130,000 – N160,000).
Huawei Honor 10 Detailed Specifications
・Announced: April, 2018
・Status: Available. April, 2018
・Network Technology: GSM / WCDMA / LTE
・3G Support: Yes
・4G Support: Yes
・Number of SIM Card: 2 (Nano)
・Dual SIM Support: Yes
・Material Type: Metal
・Dimensions: 71.2 x 149.6 x 7.7 mm
・Colour: Mirage Purple, Mirage Blue, Grey Gull and Magic Night
・Screen Type: FHD+ IPS LCD capacitive touchscreen
・Resolution: 2280 x 1080 pixels
・Pixel Density: 432ppi
・Screen to Body Ratio: 80%
・Operating system: Android 8.1 Oreo
・Processor: Octa-core 2.4GHz
・Chipset type: HiSilicon KIRIN 970
・Graphics Processing Unit: ARM Mali G72 MP12
・Memory Card slot: No
・Internal storage: 128GB/64GB
・Back Camera: 16MP + 24MP
・Front Camera: 24MP
・Back Flash: Yes, LED
・Front Flash: No
・Wifi Hotspot: Yes
・Fingerprint Sensor: Yes (Front)
・Sensors: accelerometer, proximity, ambient light, gyroscope, compass
・USB: type 2.0
・3.5mm Audio Jack: Yes
・Standby Time: –
・Fast Charging: Yes