Huawei Honor View 20 (V20) Specifications, Price and Availability

After we saw the teaser during this early December 2018, the Huawei Honor View 20 is now officially announced. The new phone was announced as Honor V20 in China, while we are expecting the global version to be launched in an event coming up in Paris on January 22nd 2019. While you await the global launch (if you are not in China), you can get yourself acquainted with the Huawei Honor View 20 full specification, features, price and availability.

Huawei Honor View 20 (V20) Specifications, Price and Availability

Huawei Honor View 20 Features

The Huawei Honor View 20 comes with an in-screen punch-hole selfie camera, and a 48MP Sony IMX586 back camera that is joined by a 3D ToF sensor at the rear panel. The phone will be Huawei’s first flagship in 2019.

The Huawei Honor View 20 also feature a 6.4 inches LCD display of 1080p resolution and an unusually tall aspect ratio of 19.25:9. The chipset of course is Kirin 980, which is paired with either a 6GB RAM or 8GB RAM. The internal storage options are two as well; 128GB and 256GB. The phone coming with an LCD panel means it lacks UD fingerprint scanner – There is a conventional one at the back instead.

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Looking at the camera department of the Huawei Honor View 20, the front panel houses the 25MP selfie shooter. At the back, you will find a 48MP snapper with a huge size – 1/2-inch CMOS sensor (0.8 µm/pixel) with Quad-Bayer array that allows pixel binning for HDR 12 MP night shots. The 3D ToF sensor along with the Kirin 980 chipset enable 3D body shaping, so you can look perfect in your full-height pictures.

Huawei Honor View 20 (View 20) comes with EMUI and brings all the neat well-known Huawei features like Super Night View mode – hand-held long exposure shots. There is also EIS and GPU Turbo 2.0 comes out of the box.

The phone also supports Huawei’s desktop mode so it can also be used as a desktop PC replacements when connected to a monitor, keyboard and a mouse. It supports dual-frequency GPS positioning as well as a triple Wi-Fi antenna.

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The battery of the Huawei Honor View 20 is also amazing. It is a 4000mAh battery that comes with 22.5W Super Charge support – 4.5V/5A. This should fill the battery up to 55% in just 30 minutes of charge, or to 100% one and half hour charge, since this is how the Huawei Mate 20 performed with the same power setup.

Huawei Honor View 20 Specification

NETWORK
Technology GSM / HSPA / LTE
2G bands GSM 850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900 – SIM 1 & SIM 2
3G bands HSDPA 850 / 900 / 1900 / 2100
4G bands LTE band 1(2100), 3(1800), 4(1700/2100), 5(850), 6(900), 8(900), 19(800), 34(2000), 38(2600), 39(1900), 40(2300), 41(2500)
Speed HSPA, LTE-A
GPRS Yes
EDGE Yes
LAUNCH
Announced 2018, December
Status Available. Released 2018, December
BODY
Dimensions 156.9 x 75.4 x 8.1 mm (6.18 x 2.97 x 0.32 in)
Weight 180 g (6.35 oz)
SIM Hybrid Dual SIM (Nano-SIM, dual stand-by)
DISPLAY
Type IPS LCD capacitive touchscreen, 16M colors
Size 6.4 inches, 101.4 cm2 (~85.7% screen-to-body ratio)
Resolution 1080 x 2310 pixels (~398 ppi density)
Multitouch Yes
Protection Yes
  Magic UI 2.0
PLATFORM
OS Android 9.0 (Pie)
Chipset HiSilicon Kirin 980 (7 nm)
CPU Octa-core (2×2.6 GHz Cortex-A76 & 2×1.92 GHz Cortex-A76 & 4×1.8 GHz Cortex-A55)
GPU Mali-G76 MP10
MEMORY
Card slot up to 256GB (dedicated slot)
Internal 128 GB, 6/8 GB RAM or 256 GB, 8 GB RAM
MAIN CAMERA
Dual 48 MP, 1/2″, 0.8µm, PDAF
TOF 3D stereo camera
Features Panorama, HDR, LED flash
Video 2160p@30fps, 1080p@30fps
SELFIE CAMERA
Single 25 MP, f/2.0
Features HDR
Video 1080p@30fps
SOUND
Alert types Vibration; MP3, WAV ringtones
Loudspeaker Yes
3.5mm jack Yes
  – Active noise cancellation with dedicated mic
COMMS
WLAN Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac, dual-band, WiFi Direct, hotspot
Bluetooth 5.0, A2DP, aptX HD, LE
GPS Yes, with dual-band A-GPS, GLONASS, BDS
NFC Yes
Infrared port Yes
Radio No
USB 3.1, Type-C 1.0 reversible connector, USB On-The-Go
FEATURES
Sensors Fingerprint (rear-mounted), accelerometer, gyro, proximity, compass
Messaging SMS(threaded view), MMS, Email, Push Email, IM
Browser HTML5
  – Fast battery charging 5V/4.5A 22.5W
– DivX/XviD/MP4/H.265 player
– MP3/eAAC+/WMA/WAV/Flac player
– Document editor
– Photo/video editor
BATTERY
  Non-removable Li-Po 4000 mAh battery
MISC
Colors Sea Blue, Red, Magic Night Black
Price About 380 EUR

Huawei Honor View 20 Price and Availability

The Huawei Honor View 20 price comes differently with respect to the memory configurations. The 6GB RAM + 128GB storage version price starts at CNY2,999 in China, which is roughly $435 in the United States of America. The 8GB RAM + 128GB storage version costs CNY3,499 in China, approximately $510 in the US. The Huawei Honor View 20 Moschino version comes with 6GB RAM + 256GB storage and it is priced at CNY3,999 in China, approximately $580 in the United States of America, but it lacks the fancy black panel.

The Honor View 20 sales in China will commence from December 28th 2018, while the international availability and pricing will be revealed on January 22nd 2019 in Paris.

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