Honor View 20 smartphone has finally landed in India. Honor View 20 (V20) will be the first flagship of Honor for this year. The most striking advantage is in terms of design and camera. This phone is equipped with a main camera with Sony IMX596 sensor with 48-megapixel resolution. This sensor has a photodiode measuring 0.8 microns so that the 48 million pixels can be compressed in a sensor measuring 1/2 inch (diagonal 8mm). Honor View 20 is also the first mobile phone equipped with a high-resolution camera sensor made by Sony.
In addition to the resolution reaching 48 megapixels, the Sony IMX596 sensor in the Honor View 20 is claimed to be able to produce good photos in low light conditions because it uses Quad Bayer color filters that can combine four pixels into one. The resolution will be reduced to 12 megapixels, but the catch of low-light images is said to remain bright with a little noise. The lens opening is f / 1.8 and is equipped with 3D Time-of-Flight (ToF) technology to improve object recognition capabilities. The camera was paired artificial intelligence technology (artificial intelligence) that is capable of adjusting the tone photograph to make it more natural and neater. As a complement, the 48 megapixel camera has a second camera that is smaller and side by side with flash. The front camera is on the screen Instead of placing standard bangs (notches) or tiny bangs like waterdrop notches , the Honor View 20 brings new design innovations that have recently begun to emerge. Front camera can be placed on the screen (in-screen punch-hole selfie camera).
Honor View 20 features a 6.4-inch full-HD+ (1080×2310 pixels) TFT LCD All-View display with a 19.5:9 aspect ratio, 91.82 percent screen-to-body ratio, and a 398ppi of pixel density.
The Honor View 20 is powered by a 7nm, octa-core HiSilicon Kirin 980 SoC, paired with 6GB and 8GB RAM options. There is also a liquid cooling system that is touted to enable thermal management. The storage configurations will be 6GB / 128GB, 8GB / 128GB, and 8GB / 256GB.
The Honor View 20 don’t support microSD card expansion. In terms of connectivity, the phone has 4G VoLTE, Bluetooth v5.0, Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac (dual-band, 2.4GHz and 5GHz), GPS/ A-GPS, and USB Type-C. It is also touted to have dual-frequency GPS and triple-antenna Wi-Fi. Besides, the handset packs a 4,000mAh battery with support for fast charging (4.5V/5A) and runs on Magic UI based on Android Pie (9.0).
The Honor View 20 price in India starts at Rs. 37,999 for the 6GB RAM/ 128GB storage variant, while its 8GB RAM/ 256GB storage option is priced at Rs. 45,999. The company has announced three colour variants – Phantom Blue, Midnight Black, and Sapphire Blue colour options.