Chinese smartphone brand Honor has just launched two new smartphones in the market. These new devices to land in the market are the Honor V30 and the Honor V30 Pro. Honor unveiled the devices at a launch event in Beijing. As part of the launch, the company shared important information regarding the V30 lineup including specifications, features, price, and availability. The highlight of the V30 lineup is 5G connectivity, Kirin 990 SoC, and the 40-megapixel primary camera on the back. Both the devices sport a total of 5 cameras each.
The base model of V30 with 6GB RAM and 128GB internal storage is priced at 3,299 RMB (Rs 33,510). The 8GB RAM and 128GB internal storage is priced at 3,699 RMB (Rs 37,586). V30 Pro starts at 3,899 RMB (Rs 39,618) for the base model with 8GB RAM and 128GB internal storage. Top of the line V30 Pro variant with 8GB RAM and 256GB internal storage amounts to 4,199 RMB (Rs. 42,666). Pre-orders start from December 5 while the sale starts from December 12.
Honor V30, Honor V30 Pro specifications
The Honor V30 and its Pro variant share a lot of internal specifications and their design is also quite similar. Both the phones come in identical color options with a glossy finish, feature a similar camera module design and sport a side-mounted fingerprint sensor for authentication. The dual-SIM (Nano) Honor V30 and Honor V30 Pro run Android 10 with Magic UI 3.0.1 skin on top.
Honor V30 and its Pro sibling feature a 6.57-inch full-HD+ (1080 x 2400 pixels) display with 91.46 percent screen-to-body ratio and 400ppi pixel density. The two phones are powered by the in-house Kirin 990 SoC paired with up to 8GB of RAM and 128GB of internal storage. Both the phones feature a triple rear camera setup and dual selfie camera housed in a hole-punch.
The Honor V30 packs a 40-megapixel main camera with an f/1.8 aperture, assisted by an 8-megapixel telephoto lens with f/2.4 aperture and an 8-megapixel wide-angle shooter with an f/2.4 lens. The Honor V30 Pro also sports a 40-megapixel main camera with an f/1.8 aperture and an 8-megapixel telephoto shooter with an f/2.4 lens, but it is assisted by a more powerful 12-megapixel wide-angle camera with an f/2.2 aperture. Both the phones feature a 32-megapixel front camera with an f/2.0 aperture paired with an 8-megapixel telephoto lens with an f/2.2 aperture.
Honor V30 and V30 Pro pack up to 256GB of inbuilt storage, but it is not expandable any further. Connectivity options on the two phones include 5G, 4G LTE, Wi-Fi a/b/g/n/ac, Bluetooth 5.1, GLONASS, BeiDou, GPS/A-GPS, and NFC. Sensors packed inside the new Honor V30 series phones include an accelerometer, ambient light sensor, compass, gyroscope, proximity sensor, and a side-mounted fingerprint sensor authentication.
The Honor V30 packs a 4,200mAh battery, while the Honor V30 Pro comes equipped with a smaller 4,100mAh battery. Both phones support 40W fast charging, but the Honor V30 Pro also offers support for 27W wireless fast charging. Dimensions of the Honor V30 Pro are 162.7×75.8×8.8mm and it tips the scales at 206 grams.