- The Honor 20 Pro and the Honor 20 both come with punch-hole style cutout display
- The Honor 20i, on the other hand, has a waterdrop notch and a different processor
Huawei sub-brand Honor has furthered its last Honor 10 series of smartphones by launching the Honor 20 series in India. On Tuesday, the brand launched the Honor 20, Honor 20 Pro and the Honor 20i for the Indian market, in an event held in New Delhi. Like the name gives away, the first two phones are flagship devices which sport a punch-hole style cutout, and they pack the Kirin 980 SoC. The Honor 20i is a bit different from these two devices, as it comes with a mid-range price tag, waterdrop notch and Kirin 710 SoC. Here are all the details that you need to know about the Honor 20 series.
Honor 20 Pro and Honor 20: Specifications, Features
There is a lot of similarity between the Honor 20 and the Honor 20 Pro. Both of these devices sport the 6.26-inch AllView punch-hole displays with Full HD+ (2340×1080) resolutions. These phones also come with the 3D Triple Mesh technology on the rear glass panel that includes layers of glass, colour and depth to offer a holographic reflection. The Honor 20 Pro offers a Phantom Blue gradient colour variant whereas the Honor 20 offers Sapphire Blue and Midnight Black colour options.
Speaking of the performance of these devices, the Honor 20 and Honor 20 Pro both sport the Kirin 980 AI chipset with Dual-NPU and based on a 7nm process. Honor has also given these phones, the GPU Turbo 3.0 for improved gaming performance. The device runs Android 9 Pie with Honor’s MagicUI on top. Also, if you are worried about the updates on this device because of the latest US vs Huawei row, then you can be relieved as the device is slated to receive future updates. There is a difference between the two in terms of power output, as the Honor 20 sports a 3,750mAh battery, whereas the Honor 20 Pro houses a 4,000mAh cell. Both of these phones offer support for 22.5W fast charging.
On the camera and Imaging front, the Honor 20 Pro features an AI quad camera setup that includes a 48MP Sony IMX586 primary camera with an ultra-wide f/1.4 aperture and 4-in-1 light fusion, OIS, AIS and EIS support, PDAF and AI Ultra Clarity and AIS Super Night modes. Accompanying this is a 16MP wide-angle camera with f/2.2 aperture, an 8MP telephoto camera with 3x lossless zoom, OIS support, and a 2MP macro camera.
The Honor 20, on the other hand, sports a similar camera setup except for the telephoto lens which gets replaced by a 2MP depth sensor. As for the selfie camera, both of these devices sport a 32MP front shooter.
Honor 20 and Honor 20 Pro Pricing
Honor 20 Pro has been launched in India with a price tag of Rs 39,999 and comes with 8GB of RAM and 256GB of internal storage. The Honor 20, on the other hand, comes in the 6GB + 128GB variant which is priced at Rs 32,999. These two phones will be going on sale on Flipkart starting June 25 with a 90% buyback guarantee if the buyers return the device within 90 days.
Honor 20i: Specifications, Pricing and Features
The Honor 20i can be considered as a toned down version of the flagship Honor 20s as the design of the phone has an uncanny resemblance. The rear side of the Honor 20i comes covered in glass, and the device has a triple rear camera setup. The screen is on this phone is a 6.21-inch FHD+ (2340×1080) display with a teardrop notch instead of punch-hole style cutout display. The Honor 20i is available in Phantom Blue, Phantom Red gradient colours as well as Midnight Black colour options.
As for the performance, the Honor 20i sports a 2.2GHz Kirin 710 chipset paired with 4GB of RAM and 128GB of internal storage with the option to expand to 512GB via a microSD card. On the software front, the device runs the same Android Pie with Magic UI.
Speaking of the cameras, the phone sports an AI triple camera setup comprising of a 24MP primary camera with f/1.8 aperture, an 8MP wide-angle camera and a 2MP depth sensor. The main camera on the device also lends support for AIS Super Night Mode like the Honor 20. The front shooter on this device is a 32MP AI-enabled sensor. Under the hood, the Honor 20i houses a 3,400mAh battery.
The Honor 20i is available for a price tag of Rs Rs 14,999 for the 4GB + 128GB model, and it will be available for purchase starting June 18 along with the 90% buyback guarantee similar to the Honor 20 and the Honor 20 Pro.
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