Honor View 10 launches in the US - a cheaper alternative to Huawei Mate 10 Pro

Honor View 10 launches in the US - a cheaper alternative to Huawei Mate 10 Pro
First unveiled in the US in January, during CES 2018, the Honor View 10 smartphone is now available to pre-order, and should ship to customers stateside starting March 22. Like all other Honor phones released in the US, the View 10 (also styled View10) is offered only unlocked, being compatible with GSM/LTE carriers like AT&T and T-Mobile, but not with CDMA/LTE carriers like Verizon and Sprint.

The Honor View 10 comes in two color versions (Navy Blue and Midnight Black), and costs $499 - a pretty attractive price for what the handset has to offer. The device shares many of its features with the Huawei Mate 10 Pro (launched last month for $799), but it’s not water-resistant, and packs a smaller battery (3750 mAh vs. 4000 mAh). 

Highlight features of the Honor View 10 include a 6-inch display with 1080 x 2160 pixels, an octa-core Huawei-made Kirin 970 processor, dual rear camera (20 MP + 16 MP), 6 GB of RAM, and 128 GB of expandable storage space. The phone runs Android 8 Oreo customized with EMUI 8 (also found on the Huawei Mate 10 series). 

You can take a closer look at the new smartphone in our Honor View 10 hands-on. If you want to pre-order the handset right away, you can do so by visiting Honor's official website via the source link below.

source: Honor

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View 10
  • Display 6.0" 1080 x 2160 pixels
  • Camera 16 MP / 13 MP front
  • Processor HiSilicon Kirin, Octa-core, 2360 MHz
  • Storage 128 GB + microSDXC
  • Battery 3750 mAh(23h 3G talk time)

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11 Comments

1. Sparkxster

Posts: 1240; Member since: Mar 31, 2017

Good news! Good alternative to the OnePlus 5T.

2. raky_b

Posts: 414; Member since: Jul 02, 2014

Ok, now One+ needs to be very smart with it's new phone, since this one is hard to beat.

3. AmashAziz

Posts: 2934; Member since: Jun 30, 2014

honestly, the View 10 has the best less-bezel design of any phone, especially due to the existence of the front FPS. While the Vivo Apex has the best bezel-less design.

4. Lois13

Posts: 61; Member since: Nov 20, 2015

I think the mate 10 is better. Smaller bezels than View 10 and still retains the front FPS. Although it has a 16:9 ratio but that's what I prefer anyways.

5. AmashAziz

Posts: 2934; Member since: Jun 30, 2014

The 16:9 ratio is the reason I didn't mention the Mate 10. Haven't seen any flagship with a less bezel 18:9 display and still, a front FPS, other that the V10. That's what makes it stand out, and simply the best.

6. fyah_king unregistered

Yep, and I love that phone. I bought one for $479 a few days ago from eBay brand new

7. Lois13

Posts: 61; Member since: Nov 20, 2015

Oh yeah, did you get it that low with the 20% off coupon they had the other day? It's an insane value at that price. I bought mine for $580 a couple months ago and even for that price, it's still great.

10. Furbal unregistered

The 20% coupon was insane for buying a phone, straight $100 off most of them. Almost got a mix 2 128gb for ~437

8. Lois13

Posts: 61; Member since: Nov 20, 2015

Ah ok gotcha. Yeah you're right, no other 18:9 phones seem to be doing front FPS. That's where I prefer them.

9. PryvateiDz

Posts: 444; Member since: Jul 31, 2011

Not having Bluetooth 5 is the thing that killed it for me (and yes, I do have Bluetooth 5 audio accessories, so I'm not just saying it without reason). Otherwise, it's a great choice. Love that it does have a 3.5mm headphone jack. I tried to give non-headphone jack smartphone's a chance w/ the USB-C ports and headphone adapters, but it's just too much of an inconvenience.

11. bill718

Posts: 23; Member since: Jul 28, 2014

with this price I can get a better spec phone like oneplus/ essential phone which has Snagdragon CPU.

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