Huawei’s sub brand Honor has teases its latest Honor V20 smartphone at an event in Hong Kong today. The Honor V20 is the company’s first smartphone to sport a in-screen selfie camera. It is also the world’s first smartphone to sport 48-megapixel Sony IMX586 sensor at the back. The Honor V20 will be launched in China on December 26.
Honor is promoting it as the world’s first smartphone with in-display camera as they unveiled it before Samsung launched its Galaxy A8s with a similar design today. The company is calling this new design All-View display. It has a 4.5mm cut out for the front camera. The Honor V20 will be launched globally on January 22 in Paris and it will be called the Honor View 20 in other markets.
Honor V20 Features
The Honor V20 has a small hole on the top left corner of the display which has a diameter of 4.5mm. This also helps in increasing the screen-to-body ratio. The company claims that the V20 sports a premium design and they used 5-axis ring dispensing technology with 0.1mm precision assembly and a customised camera lens.
If we talk about cameras, it will sport the world’s first 48MP Sony IMX586 camera sensor at the back. It will come with a 1/2.0-inch CMOS sensor, 4-in-1 Light Fusion, and AI capabilities as well. Under the hood, the Honor V20 will be powered by the latest octa-core HiSilicon Kirin 980 7nm chipset. The teaser images also suggests that the phone might come with GPU Turbo technology.
The phone also comes with a new Link Turbo technology. It automatically analyzes users’ usage models and network conditions and then switch seamlessly between Wi-Fi or 4G networks to boost downloading speed by adopting both the networks.
The Honor V20 price was not revealed at the Hong Kong event. The company will announce the China pricing at the event in Beijing on December 26. The global pricing of View 20 will be revealed at the Paris event next month.