Honor View 20 With 48MP Rear Camera, Kirin 980 SoC Launched in India: Price, Specifications

Honor launches its first flagship smartphone of 2019 and it's priced aggressively

By January 29th, 2019 AT 4:26 PM
Highlights
  • The Honor View 20 takes on the OnePlus 6T in India which is also available at a starting price of Rs 37,999
  • It's the first smartphone with a 48MP rear camera and punch hole display to launch in India

After teasing the smartphone since the start of January, Huawei’ sub-brand, Honor today launched the Honor View 20 flagship smartphone in India. The View 20 is Honor’s first flagship handset to launch with the Kirin 980 chipset in India. The Honor View 20 comes with 48MP Artificial (AI)-driven rear camera and the world’s first 25MP in-screen front camera. The 6GB+128GB variant is priced at Rs 37,999 and the 8GB+256GB variant at Rs 45,999. The devices will be available on Amazon India from January 30, the company said in a statement.

Honor View 20: Specifications and Features

“Packed with eight worlds’ first-ever technological advancements, the Honor View 20 bespeaks of our commitment to deliver premium and power-packed smartphones,” said Allen Wang, Vice President, Huawei India. The device featuring an “All-View Display” houses a 4,000mAh battery.

The rear camera sensor, boosted by Kirin 980 chipset, supports new 48MP “AI Ultra Clarity” mode to produce photos with unmatched detail and clarity even if it is zoomed multiple times, claimed the company. The rear 3D camera can turn the device into a motion-controlled gaming console that will allow users to play 3D motion games.

The device also features 25MP AI-driven in-screen front camera design. It provides a notch-less viewing experience. The device runs Android 9 Pie and has Magic UI2.0.1 as the user interface. Under the hood, the View 20 has the Krin 980 chipset, which we have earlier seen on the flagship Huawei Mate 20 Pro smartphone.

Honor View 20: Competitors in India

The View 20 is priced exactly similar to the OnePlus 6T. The 6GB+128GB variant of the 6T is retailing for Rs 37,999 via Amazon India. The OnePlus 6T lacks the 3.5mm headphone jack and has a teardrop notch, which when compared to the View 20 looks older, thanks to punch hole display technology.

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