Honor 10 with top-notch specs and killer price goes official

Honor 10 with top-notch specs and killer price goes official
Honor 10, one of the flagship killers that many Android fans have been waiting for, is finally here, and judging by what it has to offer, it will not disappoint. The most important thing is that the Honor 10 costs less than $500, even though it comes with powerful hardware inside.

The smartphone has been officially introduced in China and will go on sale on April 27 for $415 (6GBRAM/64GB storage) and $480 (6GB RAM/128GB storage), respectively. The Honor 10 comes in four color variants: Black, Blue, Gray, and Purple.

According to Honor, its new flagship killer will be launched globally on May 15, so if you don't live in China, you'll have to wait three more weeks for the Honor 10 to arrive. Also, expect the price to be slightly different.

The Honor 10 ships with Android 8.1 Oreo (EMUI 8.1 included) on board and packs a top-tier Kirin 970 processor, the same that powers the Huawei P20 and P20 Pro flagships. Also, it boasts a high-quality dual-camera setup (16MP RGB+24MP monochrome), which features f/1.8 aperture, PDAF (phase detection autofocus) and intelligent image stabilization.

On the front, the smartphone includes a 24-megapixel selfie camera with f/2.0 aperture and a fingerprint sensor hidden under the home button. It's got a 5.8-inch full HD+ (1080 x 2280 pixels) display with a 19:9 aspect ratio. 

Although it comes with a 3.5mm audio jack and dual nano SIM slots, the Honor 10 lacks microSD card slot, so you'll be limited to either 64GB or 128GB storage.

Design-wise, the Honor 10 features a glass-coated back and a notch on top of the display that accommodates the earpiece, sensors and the 24-megapixel selfie camera.

Finally, Honor 10 is powered by a 3,400 mAh battery with fast charging supports, as well as a wide range of connectivity options such as Wi-Fi, Bluetooth 4.2, USB Type-C, and LTE support.

source: Honor via XDA Developers

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  • Display 5.8" 1080 x 2280 pixels
  • Camera 16 MP / 24 MP front
  • Processor HiSilicon Kirin, Octa-core, 2360 MHz
  • Storage 128 GB
  • Battery 3400 mAh



1. Predict

Posts: 19; Member since: Apr 11, 2017

Why not Bluetooth 5 ?

3. Humanoid

Posts: 1226; Member since: Dec 11, 2017

CPU's fault

22. USuck

Posts: 76; Member since: Apr 07, 2018

Does it matter? Huawei will follow ZTE, and be banned in US.

23. worldpeace

Posts: 3135; Member since: Apr 15, 2016

It's matter because 95% of world population live outside US

27. USuck

Posts: 76; Member since: Apr 07, 2018

ROFL. Majority of this 95% are people who don't matter when it comes to purchasing power. Being banned in US means losing half the market worldwide. And no major company can afford it.

2. antmiu2

Posts: 551; Member since: Jun 19, 2011

Honor 10 = Honor View 10 = Huawei P20

12. Pabliell

Posts: 187; Member since: Mar 22, 2016

Only in SoC part, the rest is different.

4. kevin007in

Posts: 327; Member since: Oct 28, 2015

That is real competition for every other manufacturer . good specs , good camera , good display. good processor. Huawei is nailing it . good job

10. Klinton

Posts: 1409; Member since: Oct 24, 2016

It's time, though, some real tech OEM to show , the right way this notch should be implemented. Apple did it fugly. No one will hate the notch if it's put right way. NEVER to see it, just some icons on the thin top bezel.

5. S4NDY

Posts: 265; Member since: Mar 14, 2016

purple? i see blue and turquoise with the pearly purple surface when seen different angles on phone

6. yalokiy

Posts: 1103; Member since: Aug 01, 2016

I would've gotten one if it was 5mm shorter. Why is it so hard to do 18:9 but with a notch?

7. aashis.sapkota

Posts: 85; Member since: Sep 27, 2015

A comment on design: I don't think this is a good implementation of notch. Imagine Xiaomi Mix 2S with a notch--that would be a true implementation of notch on android, if they chose to do so.

8. Sammy_DEVIL737

Posts: 1529; Member since: Nov 28, 2016

19:9 aspect ratio with a huge chin and a notch. Are you ok Honor?

16. Linn_Drum

Posts: 79; Member since: Mar 21, 2018

A huge chin you say? Hardly.

25. Sammy_DEVIL737

Posts: 1529; Member since: Nov 28, 2016

Yup that's a huge chin. Apple implemented notch just because they almost reduced bottom bezel but this phone has bottom bezel and a notch & notch doesn't even make any sense here.


Posts: 234; Member since: Sep 24, 2015

Posted after 4 days of launching, i think us government is also controling ipa (iphoneareana)

11. A_A_A

Posts: 229; Member since: Jan 23, 2017

Hello.... This phone was announced 4 days ago.

13. irossdrummer

Posts: 371; Member since: Jan 17, 2015

I don't see the point of the notch when there's still a big bottom bezel...

15. Linn_Drum

Posts: 79; Member since: Mar 21, 2018

I wouldn't call it a big bottom bezel at all.

14. meanestgenius

Posts: 22490; Member since: May 28, 2014

Huawei has really been killing it as of late, releasing some great smartphones. Looking forward to reviews of this smartphone.

17. Linn_Drum

Posts: 79; Member since: Mar 21, 2018

But what are Huawei / Honor like when it comes to getting the latest Android updates?

18. Linn_Drum

Posts: 79; Member since: Mar 21, 2018

This or the Oneplus 6? :) ;)

19. megathaszrul89

Posts: 203; Member since: Jan 08, 2015

People who complaining about the chin/bottom bezel obviously haven't seen the og moto z. Damn we are spoiled.

20. andriodfanboy1

Posts: 169; Member since: Jul 22, 2014

F__screw u honor for removing card slot, i was planing to upgrade my honor 8. I don't understand why do companies have to remove at least 1 thing from internals with every new mob.

21. Fellwalker

Posts: 542; Member since: Apr 04, 2014

Why only 3400 mAh?

24. worldpeace

Posts: 3135; Member since: Apr 15, 2016

OP6 killer...

26. Linn_Drum

Posts: 79; Member since: Mar 21, 2018

OP 6 is a lot better in many ways IMHO.

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