Huawei’s subsidiary brand Honor announced a new smartphone dubbed as Honor 20i at a special launch event in China today. Featuring a 32-megapixels selfie camera with AI beautify features, the device joins the list of best camera-centric smartphones in the mid-range price segment. A 6.21-inch FHD+ display, Kirin 710 SoC, and triple rear camera setup are the highlights of Honor 20i.
Price and Availability:
The Honor 20i comes in Gradient Blue, Gradient Red, and Midnight Black colors. It comes in four versions with variable RAM and internal storage combinations. Here are the pricing of all the four variants of Honor 20i –
- 1599 yuan (US$ 239 / Rs. 16,580 approx.) for the 6GB RAM with 64GB storage version
- 1599 yuan (US$ 239 / Rs. 16,580 approx.) for the 4GB RAM with 128GB storage version
- 1899 yuan (US$ 284 / Rs. 19,695 approx.) for the 6GB RAM with 128GB storage version
- 2199 yuan (US$ 328 / Rs. 22,807 approx.) for 6GB RAM with 256GB storage version
There is also a 20i AAPE x HONOR Special edition for the same price as the 6GB + 256GB versions. It will go on sale in China starting tomorrow, April 18th. The 6GB + 128GB and the special editions will be available in May.
Honor 20i – Specifications, Features
The Honor 20i that sports a 3D glass rear measures 154.8 x 73.8 x 8mm and weighs 164 grams. It sports a 6.21-inch Full HD+ (2340 x 1080 pixels) display with 19.5:9 aspect ratio and a waterdrop notch at the top. Under the hood, there is an octa-core Kirin 710 SoC coupled with ARM Mali-G51 MP4 GPU, offering up to 6GB of RAM and 256GB of internal storage.
The dual-SIM Honor 20i runs on Android 9.0 Pie-based EMUI 9.0 OS and features a fingerprint scanner on the rear panel. It also comes with a Game Turbo 2.0 technology for enhanced gaming experience via intelligent system resource allocation as well.
For taking pictures, Honor 20i provides triple rear cameras of 24MP + 2MP + 8MP sensors and there is also a 32MP front-facing camera. The selfie camera supports HDR, portrait mode, and face unlocks for authentication.
Coming to connectivity options, the device offers Dual 4G VoLTE, Wi-Fi 802.11 ac (2.4GHz + 5GHz), Bluetooth 4.2 LE, GPS + GLONASS, micro USB. A 3400mAh battery on the back provides juice to the smartphone.