Honor has officially announced a new smartphone in the “Honor 20” series dubbed as the Honor 20S. The smartphone goes official at an event in China alongside the Honor Play 3. The Honor 20S looks identical to that of Honor 20, the only major difference among the both is Honor 20S features a triple-rear camera in comparison with quad-cameras of Honor 20. The 20S is powered by a Kirin 810 chipset instead of Kirin 980 SoC. A punch-hole display, 48MP primary camera, glass sandwich design, and fast charging support are the highlights of Honor 20S.
Honor 20S – Specifications
The dual-SIM Honor 20S sports a 6.26-inch (2340 x 1080 pixels) FHD+ All-View display, 412 PPI, and 96% NTSC color gamut. It runs on Android 9 Pie with Magic UI 2.1.1 on top, powered by octa-core HiSilicon Kirin 810 SoC and features a side-mounted fingerprint sensor.
In terms of photography, the 20S houses a triple rear camera setup with a 48MP primary shooter with f/1.8 aperture, an 8MP f/2.4 wide-angle camera, and a 2MP depth sensor with an f/2.4 lens. There is also a 32-megapixels shooter on the front with f/2.0 aperture.
The device comes in two variants: 6GB RAM + 128GB storage and 8GB RAM + 128GB storage. There is no support for microSD card for further memory expansion.
A 3750mAh battery with 20W fast charging (a minor downgrade from the 22.5W charge speed of the Honor 20) provides juice to the device. The device measures 154.25 x 73.97 x 7.87mm, weighs 172g, and offers connectivity options like Dual 4G VoLTE, Wi-Fi 802.11 ac, Bluetooth 5 LE, GPS, and USB Type-C.
Price and Availability:
The HONOR 20S comes in Black, Blue and White colors, is priced at 1899 yuan (US$ 265 / Rs. 19,129 approx.) for the 6GB RAM with 128GB storage version and the 8GB RAM with 128GB storage version costs 2199 yuan (US$ 307 / Rs. 22,150 approx.). It will go on sale in China today. Honor didn’t reveal anything regarding the international rollout.