After officially unveiling it in China, Honor now launches his Honor View 20 in France and Europe. On the program, a hole in the screen, but also a camera of 48 megapixels .
Update of January 22, 2019: The Honor View 20 is now launched in France at a price of 549 euros for the classic version. We had the opportunity to test it
Original article of December 26, 2018:
After spending a few weeks teaser his smartphone through a few ads and a page put online in advance on its site Vmall Honor has finally presented this Thursday in China his new smartphone, the Honor View 20.
After the Huawei Nova 4 and the Samsung Galaxy A8s , it is the third smartphone on the market to offer a new type of design, with a hole in the screen of 4.5 mm in diameter. This allows to house the front photo sensor for selfies, with a definition of 24 megapixels. On the side of the main camera, on the back, there is a 48-megapixel sensor with a half-inch format, the Sony IMX586. It should be the same sensor that Xiaomi would use on the Redmi Pro 2 . Still on the back, the main sensor would be supported by a TOF sensor to model models in 3D, like what Oppo offers with its RX17 Pro . This second sensor will also be used for the portrait mode.
On the screen side, Honor opted for a 6.4 inch IPS LCD panel with a 19.25: 9 ratio displaying 1080 pixels per second. 2310 . The smartphone is logically equipped with the most powerful processor of HiSilicon date, the Kirin 980, which already equips the Huawei Mate 20 and Mate 20 Pro coupled with 6 or 8 GB of RAM and 128 or 256 GB of storage depending on the versions. Finally, the battery offers a capacity of 4000 mAh with a fast charge 22.5 W (4.5 A, 4V).
The new interface Magic UI integrated on the Honor View 20
Honor indicated that the Honor View 20 would come out natively under the Magic UI interface, already embedded on the Honor Magic 2 . Questioned on this point, the firm replied that it was “the new interface for the future of Honor” . It seems that it is also present on the device for the French release of the smartphone, scheduled for next January.
Find below the complete features of the Honor View 20:
- 6.4 inch screen (19 , 25: 9), 1080 × 2310 pixels
- SoC Kirin 980
- 6 or 8 GB of RAM, 128 or 256 GB of storage + nanoSD
- Android 9.0 Pie, Magic UI
- Rear Camera 48 megapixels (f / 1.8, 26 mm equivalent) + TOF camera
- 24 megapixel front camera (f / 2.0, 25 mm equivalent)
- 4K video at 30 FPS with electronic stabilization
- USB socket -C + jack
- Fingerprint reader on the back
- Dual frequency GPS (L1 + L5) + Galileo (E1 + E5)
- Battery 4000 mAh, recharge 22.5 W (4.5 A , 4V)
For the time being, the sale price of Honor View 20 in China has only been announced in China. It is marketed in version 6 + 128 GB to 2999 yuan (381 euros), and version 8 + 128 GB to 3499 yuan (445 euros).
The smartphone should be presented in France next January 22 during a conference organized in Paris. The price in euros of Honor View 20 and its availability in Europe will be announced at that time. In the meantime, do not hesitate to find our first takeover of the Honor View 20 .
To read FrAndroid: Getting Started with the Honor View 20: the smartphone with a pierced screen