Honor, the Huawei sub-brand that has its own CEO, comes out today with a new Android flagship, and it's a charming, cheaper reinterpretation for the Huawei P20 Pro. The new Honor 10 exhibits the same philosophy of Design that the P20 Pro: ugly notch on the front, impressive blue-purple iridescence on the back. Its screen measures 5.84 inches diagonally, with an aspect ratio of 19: 9, making it a fairly compact device according to the most modern standards. Honor opts for an LCD instead of OLED, which helps reduce costs, although the resolution remains a density of 2280 x 1080 (432ppi) satisfactorily.
I tested the Honor 10 before your announcement today, and this phone has a number of basics and essentials.
Its ergonomics are good, with an ultrasonic fingerprint reader under the glass that occupies the chin at the bottom of the phone and provides a consistent method to unlock. I have not had much previous experience with fingerprint sensors of this type, but the only real difference with respect to the most common optical technology is that you have to push a little more (which is something that many people would prefer as it helps to reduce accidents unlocks).
The camera punch in the back is mercifully small, although the absolute star attraction of this phone has to be its Phantom Blue back case. Honor says that it discards one in five of these 2.5D glass backs that are manufactured, due to the difficulty of producing the desired effect. Unlike the P20 Pro, the Honor 10 captures light in different vertical stripes, and the way it changes its purple color is also different. However, just like the P20 Pro, this phone exudes the glamorous premium feel that all phone companies strive for but most do not. Honor has done this with a phone that points to the upper middle range of the market is very commendable.
The double camera system used in the Honor 10 is basically a drip from the Huawei parent company, with a 16-megapixel main sensor and a monochrome 24-megapixel sensor working in concert. Both have lenses with an aperture f / 1.8. Honor also borrows part of the AI scene and object recognition that Huawei has become a focal point of its P series, but of course, it should not expect P20 Pro image performance.
Next to the screen, It's not the best but it's still high quality, Honor really has not cut any corner at all. The internal processor is the same as the Huawei P20 Pro, the Kirin 970, and is accompanied by 4 GB of RAM and a generous storage space of 128 GB. The battery is also great for the size of the screen, reaching 3,400mAh. This phone even has a couple of good extras that most of the flagship now neglects: a headphone jack and an IR blaster.
The Honor 10 goes on sale immediately throughout Europe, with its price in the UK set at £ 399 (approximately $ 540).