Image credit: HONOR China

It’s a one-two punch for the Huawei-HONOR siblings – after the launch of the former’s P40 series, the latter now introduces the HONOR 30S; officially making it the first of its series. 

The device comes with a 6.5-inch FHD+ display with a punch hole camera cut-out. There also looks to have very thin bezels. It’s encased in an aluminium-glass chassis.  

HONOR 30S launched in China with 64MP quad-camera and Kirin 820 5G chipset 1
Image credit: HONOR China

You’ll also notice a relatively large camera module which houses a 64MP main lens, an 8MP telephoto camera, an 8MP ultrawide shooter and a 2MP depth sensor. If anything, that’s all the lenses you want and need on a smartphone nowadays. 

Under the hood is a Kirin 820 5G chipset, alongside 8GB RAM and up to 256GB internal storage. Powering the device is a 4,000mAh battery that supports 40W of wired fast charging. It will ship with Android 10 with Huawei’s HMS services. 

HONOR 30S launched in China with 64MP quad-camera and Kirin 820 5G chipset 2
Image credit: HONOR China

GSMArena reports of four colour variants, green, pearl white, and black. As HONOR and Huawei both share technology, you can always expect a similar Huawei device available – currently, this is very much the Huawei Nova 7i; except the latter has a smaller 6.4” panel and a 48MP quad camera setup instead. It still packs the same Kirin 810 chipset and 8GB RAM. Plus, it also comes in a very similar green colour option. 

The HONOR 30S is priced from CNY2,399 (RM1,454) and will be available in China this April 7; there’s no word on its Malaysian availability and pricing yet, but we’ll keep you updated as more information comes. 

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5 months ago

Wrong chipset in the title

5 months ago
Reply to  Nemanja

Thanks, it is fixed.