Today, Honor View 20, the Huawei-sub brand’s first flagship smartphone of 2019 is set to launch in Paris for the global audience. The smartphone has already been launched in China and will launch in India on January 29. It is expected that in India, the device will be introduced with a price tag of Rs 40,000. For its launch in Paris, Honor is hosting a livestream event in the country at 5:00 PM (Paris Time, that is 9:30 PM in India). The video of the event will be live streamed on Honor’s official global website. Also, the smartphone manufacturer is hosting a global competition during the event.
In that global competition, Honor will ask users to write in the comment section, what their favourite feature of the smartphone is. Participants can win a Honor View 20 smartphone. The Honor View 20 runs on Android 9.0 Pie skinned with Magic UI 2. The smartphone is powered by HiSilicon Kirin 980 SoC. The device sports an IPS LCD 6.4-inch capacitive touchscreen with a resolution of 1,080×2,310 pixels. There are two RAM variants—6GB and 8GB. The former brings 128GB on-board storage while the latter brings 128GB+256GB on-board storage.
Unfortunately, there isn’t any microUSB card slot for the Honor View 20. There is a dual rear camera setup that consists of two 48MP sensors. And there is a selfie camera on the front that has a single sensor of 25MP. The handset packs a big 4,000mAh non-removable battery. Connectivity options of the phone includes WiFi 802.11, Bluetooth 5.0, GPS, NFC, Infrared port and USB 3.1. The Honor View 20 comes in multiple colour options. These include sea blue, phantom blue, red and magic night black. The smartphone measures 156.9×75.4×8.1 mm and weighs 180 grams.
As mentioned, in order to watch the livestream video, you need to visit Honor’s official global website.