The wait is over as Honor has officially launched its much anticipated smartphone, the Honor V20 (Honor View 20) today at a launch event in China.
The Honor V20 comes with a 6-inch LCD display and has an in-hole display as shown in the previous teaser posters. According to pictures posted by GSMArena, the phone comes with a headphone jack on the top and a speaker and a USB-C port at its bottom. Unlike newer flagship smartphones, the Honor V20 does not have an in-display fingerprint scanner, instead it’s replaced by a fingerprint sensor on its back.
The Honor V20 sports a Kirin 980 processor, and comes with either 6/8GB RAM and 128/256GB storage. However, only the Moschino version of the Honor V20 will come with 8GB RAM and 256GB storage. The phone also holds a hefty battery of 4000mAh and supports Huawei SuperCharge.
Camerawise, the Honor V20 holds the 48MP lenses that uses the Sony IMX586 sensor whereas the second lens is a ToF 3D camera. On the front, the phone houses a 25MP selfie camera. Besides that, the phone also has Link Turbo, a feature that Honor has been boasting about which allows seamless switching between Wi-Fi and 4G data so that the connection remains smooth when users are switching their networks.
The Honor V20 will come in three colours; Red, Blue and black. The 6GB RAM with 128GB storage variant is priced at RMB2,999 (RM1813.77) whereas the 8GB RAM with 128GB storage variant is priced at RMB3,499 (RM2116.16) and for the Moschino version, consumers will have to pay RMB3,999 (RM2418.56). The sales in China will begin on 28 December, but the official global launch of the Honor V20 will be happening on 22 January in Paris.