Honor 20 and Honor 20 Pro unveiled


Huawei’s Honor brand has just announced its latest Honor 20 Series smartphones at an event. The lineup includes premium Honor 20 Pro, Honor 20 and Honor 20 Lite.

The Honor 20 and 20 Pro are powered by octa-core Kirin 980 SoC with up to 8GB LPDDR4X RAM and up to 256GB UFS 2.1 storage options. It has all new EROFS System software, which results in 20% improvement in read speed and 14% decrease in ROM size.

The Honor 20 Pro comes with new Graphene cooling Sheet Technology which offers 27% increased efficiency in heat dissipation. The device also supports GPU Turbo 3.0 for enhanced gaming performance.


The Honor 20 Pro sports dynamic holographic design, which includes 3 layers – glass / color / depth layers. It is achieved using 3D Triple Mesh Advanced compression technology. Additionally, it has four-sided 3D curved glass making it easy to hold.

The both of these devices feature in a 6.26-inch All-View display but astonishingly has form factor of just 5.3-inch. There is a side-mounted fingerprint sensor which unlocks phone in just 0.3 seconds.

The Honor 20 Pro camera specs include The device managed to get DXOMARK score of 111 thanks to its quad-camera setup (details mentioned below).

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Both of these handsets pack in 32MP AI front camera for selfies. The 20 Pro houses a 4000 mAh battery while the Honor 20 packs in a slightly smaller 3750 mAh battery capacity. They are claimed to last for at least a day on single charge. They support 22.5W Honor SuperCharge which charges phone from 0% to 50% in 30 minutes.

Some thing unique in Audio department is support for Virtual 9.1 Surround sound (works with most earphones and headphones). These come with Dual Microphones and supports Huawei Histen 6.0.


Honor 20 and Honor 20 Pro Specifications

  • Dimensions and Weight:
    • Honor 20: 154.25 x 73.97 x 7.87 mm / Weight: 174 grams
    • Honor 20 Pro: 154.6 x 73.97 x 8.44 mm / Weight: 182 grams
  • SIM: Dual SIM slots
  • Operating System: Android 9.0 Pie with Magic UI 2.0
  • Biometrics: Fingerprint sensor (side-mounted)
  • Display: 6.26-inch multi-touch All-View display with 2340 x 1080 pixels resolution, 19.5:9 aspect ratio
  • Chipset: Octa-core (2.6GHz A76 x 2 + 1.92GHz A76 x 2 + 1.8GHz A55 x 4) Kirin 980 processor with ARM Mali-G760 MP10 GPU
  • RAM and Storage:
    • Honor 20: 6GB LPDDR4X RAM with 128GB UFS 2.1 storage
    • Honor 20 Pro: 8GB LPDDR4X RAM with 256GB UFS 2.1 storage
  • Front camera: 32MP with F/2.0 Aperture, AI Portraits
  • Rear cameras:
    • Honor 20: Quad cameras with LED Flash
      • 16MP (super wide angle, F/2.2)
      • 48MP (main, F/1.8)
      • 2MP (Depth)
      • 2MP (Macro, F/2.4)
    • Honor 20 Pro: Quad cameras with LED Flash and Laser AF support
      • 16MP (super wide angle, F/2.2)
      • 48MP (main, 1/2″ Sony IMX 586 sensor, F/1.4 with 4-Axis OIS)
      • 8MP (telephoto, F/2.4 with 4-Axis OIS, 3x optical zoom)
      • 2MP (macro, F/2.4)
  • Battery: Both of them support 22.5W Honor Super Charge fast charging
    • Honor 20: 4000 mAh
    • Honor 20 Pro: 3750 mAh
  • Audio: Histen 6.0, Virtual Surround Sound, Dual Microphones
  • Connectivity: Dual 4G VoLTE, Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac, Wi-Fi Hotspot, Dual Band (2.4/5GHz), Bluetooth V5.0, USB Type-C, GPS/GLONASS

The Honor 20 Pro price is Euro 599 (US$ 668 / Rs. 46,550 approx.) and comes in Phantom Blue (Blue + Green shade) and Phantom Black (Black + Purple shade) colors.


The Honor 20 price is Euro 499 (US$ 555 / Rs. 38,790 approx.) and comes in Sapphire Blue, Midnight Black and Icelandic White colors.