Chinese handset makers, Huawei Terminal brand Honor has released its long-awaited Honor V10 flagship device. The handset highlights a top-end HiSilicon Kirin 970 SoC, a dual rear camera setup and a bezel-less 5.99-inch ‘FullView’ display with an 18:9 aspect ratio.
The handset has been released in China, with a global launch event slated for December 5 at an event in London. The handset comes in three RAM and storage options, including, 4GB RAM/ 64GB, 6GB RAM/ 64GB and 6GB RAM/ 128GB all priced at CNY 2,699, CNY 2,999 and CNY 3,499 respectively.
Coming to specs, the Honor V10 device supports dual-SIM (Nano) and runs EMUI 8.0 based on Android 8.0. It packs a 5.99-inch full-HD+ (1080×2160 pixels) IPS LCD display tagged with a pixel density of 403ppi and an 18:9 aspect ratio.
Powered by HiSilicon Kirin 970 SoC coupled with four Cortex-A73 cores clocked at 2.36GHz, four Cortex-A53 cores clocked at 1.8GHz, and an i7 coprocessor, the handset also brings 6GB of RAM.
At the rear, the handset offers two sensors that comprise of one 16-megapixel RGB sensor and the other a 20-megapixel monochrome sensor, clubbed with a f/1.8 aperture, PDAF, dual-LED flash. It also offers a 13-megapixel sensor with a f/2.0 aperture.
Talking about internal storage, the handset packs either 64GB or 128GB, with an option to expand via microSD card (up to 256GB).
As per connectivity options, the handset comes with 4G VoLTE, dual-band (2.4GHz + 5GHz) Wi-Fi 802.11ac, Bluetooth v4.2, Infrared, GPS/ A-GPS, NFC, USB Type-C (2.0), and a 3.5mm headphone jack.
It also brings onboard Sensors including accelerometer, ambient light sensor, digital compass, gyroscope, and a proximity sensor. The flagship device features a fingerprint sensor on the home button. It measures 157×74.98×6.97mm and weighs 172 grams.
The device houses a 3750mAh battery that the company claims can deliver up to 23 hours of talk-time on 3G and 22 days of standby time.