Huawei’s sub-brand has launched a new smartphone yesterday in China in its Honor 20 series – Honor 20i. The new Honor 20i comes with a triple-rear camera setup and has a gradient back panel along with a water-drop notched display panel. The Honor 20i comes in four different RAM and storage variants but all of them will have the same configurations other than storage options. It runs Android 9 Pie skinned with EMUI 9. Here’s a look at the pricing details and specifications of the smartphone:
Honor 20i price and availability
The Honor 20i has four variants with different RAM and storage options – 4GB RAM/128GB storage, 6GB RAM/64GB storage, 6GB RAM/128GB storage and 6GB RAM/256GB storage. The 4GB RAM/128GB storage and the 6GB RAM/64GB storage variants of the Honor 20i are priced at CNY 1,599 (approximately Rs 16,600).
On the other hand, the 6GB RAM/128GB internal storage variant of the device costs CNY 1,899 (approximately Rs 19,700) while the 6GB RAM/256GB storage model and the AAPE Edition of the Honor 20i holds a price tag of CNY 2,199 (approximately Rs 22,800).
The smartphone comes in three colour options to choose from – Gradient Red, Gradient Blue, and Magic Night Black.
As the Honor 20i has been launched in China, it is already listed for pre-orders on the China’s V-mall, JD.com and T-mail. Three variants of the Honor 20i will start selling from today onwards – 4GB RAM/128GB storage, 6GB RAM/64GB storage and 6GB RAM/128GB storage. The other two variants – the 8GB RAM/256GB storage and the AAPE Edition – will go on sale from May onwards.
Other than China, the company hasn’t said anything about the launch of the device for other markets. But we could see the launch of the device when Honor launches the Honor 20 Lite globally.
Honor 20i specifications and features
The Honor 20i sports a 6.21-inch Full HD+ (1080×2340 pixels) display with an aspect ratio of 19.5:9 and it features a waterdrop style notch. The device comes with a dual-SIM card slot with up to 256GB of storage. It runs on Android 9 Pie skinned with EMUI 9 and is powered by an octa-core Kirin 710 SoC paired with the Mali G51MP4 GPU. As we mentioned earlier, Honor 20i comes with up to 8GB of RAM. For gaming, the Honor 20i has the GPU Turbo 2.0 feature to provide an enhanced gaming experience. The handset packs a 3,400mAh battery with no fast charging support.
On the camera front, the Honor 20i features a triple-rear camera setup with the main camera comprising of a 24MP sensor with an f/1.8 aperture paired with an 8MP ultra-wide camera with an f/2.4 aperture along with a 2MP depth sensor with an f/2.4 aperture. While at the front, there is a 32MP selfie camera with an f/2.0 with HDR support, portrait mode, and face unlock.
Other features of the Honor 20i includes Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac, Bluetooth 4.2 and Qualcomm aptX HD audio, MicroUSB 2.0 port and a 3.5mm headphone jack.