Honor has launched its first phone called V40 5G in China since the company officially split from parent company Huawei. The device comes with the MediTek Dimensity 1000+ chipset, a new 50 MP camera and several new features.
The Honor V40 5G comes with Magic UI 4.0, with Android 10 below. It was not known if the phone would have Google services because the launch was in China, reports GSMArena.
Struggling to keep its consumer business afloat in the wake of US sanctions, Chinese conglomerate Huawei sold its Honor smartphone business assets to Chinese company Shenzhen Zhixin New Information Technology Co Ltd. in November.
Honor smartphones have been hit by US sanctions that prevent Huawei from doing business with US companies. The new Honor device is priced at 3,599 yuan for a model with 8 GB of RAM and 128 GB of storage. The variant costing 3,999 yuan doubles the storage to 256 GB.
The Honor V40 5G has a 6.72-inch display with a dual-hole punch design. The display offers a Full HD + resolution of 1236 x 2676 pixels, a color depth of 10.7 bits and a refresh rate of 120 HZ.
The screen is integrated with a fingerprint sensor. According to Honor, the V40 5G offers a 92.3% screen-to-body ratio. In terms of optics, the smartphone has a 50MP main camera, 8MP ultra-wide lens, 2MP macro lens, laser autofocus unit and LED flash. .
The rear cameras offer features like front / rear dual scene photography, AI RAW super portrait engine, portable super night scene mode, 4K HDR timelapse photography, and super slow motion video shooting at 1920 fps.
The Honor V40 5G has a 4200mAh battery that supports ultra-fast 66W wired charging. The device also supports 50W fast wireless charging.
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