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Here’s What Makes Honor 10, The Best Smartphone Camera Ever Made

By The Mobile 360 on June 24, 2018
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Huawei’s sub-brand Honor launched the company’s latest offering Honor 10 for Global and Indian market at a launch event held in London on May 15. The device was first announced in China earlier this year with killer specifications such as 5.84-inch Full HD+ 2.5D curved glass 19:9 display with a ‘iPhone X’ like notch, and screen-to-body ratio of 82.6-percent powered by  Octa-Core HiSilicon Kirin 970 10nm SoC with i7 co-processor running on Emotion UI 8.1 based on Android 8.1 Oreo update.

Honor 10 Key Features

  • 5.84″Honor FullView Display
  • Aurora Glass Design
  • 24MP AI Camera
  • AI Powered by Independent NPU
  • Ultrasonic Fingerprint
  • 5v/4.5A Honor SuperCharge

Design | Display

The Honor 10 sports a metal frame and comes in Phantom Blue and Phantom Green color options with Aurora Glass Design that reflects vivid colors from every direction. it is also available in Midnight Black and Glacier Grey color options. it bears a 5.84-inch Full HD+ (2280 x 1080p) LTPS display with a ‘iPhone X’ like notch, screen-to-body ratio of 82.6-percent, 2.5D curved glass, 19:9 aspect ratio, 96-percent NTSC Color gamut, and a Pixel Density of 432 PPI.

The device comes with a volume rocker and power button placed on the right side, with a dual SIM slot with dual 4G VoLTE on the left. it comes with loudspeaker grill, a primary microphone, USB type-C port and 3.5mm audio jack at the bottom along with antenna lines.

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Storage & Hardware

The Honor 10 is powered by Octa-Core Huawei HiSilicon Kirin 970 (4 x 2.4 GHz A73+ 4 x 1.8 GHz A53) 10nm processor, and i7 co-processor built-in  with AI Powered Independent NPU which constantly learn about your usage behavior. the CPU is paired with an with Mali-G72 MP12 GPU and 6GB of RAM. the device comes with 128GB on-board storage and doesn’t supports storage expansion, trust on us it is more than enough for a smartphone.

The device is backed 3,400mAh Lithium Polymer Battery with Honor SuperCharge (Fast Charge) Technology which charges the device up-to 50-percent in just 25 minutes and is fully charged in approx 108 minutes. the company claims it offers STANDBY TIME up to 15 days, and TALK TIME up to 18 Hours.

AI Cameras

The Honor 10 sports a dual rear cameras setup stacked horizontally, 16-megapixel primary RGB sensor and a a 24-megapixel secondary Monochrome sensor powered by Artificial Intelligence with Dual AI camera with LED flash, Phase Detection AutoFocus, and F/1.8 wide aperture.

The camera comes with Real-time Recognition of 500+ Scenarios in 22 Categories and Scene-specific Parameter Application such as Cloudy Day, Ancient Architecture, Panda, & Bicycle. the Cutting-edge AI algorithm instantaneously pairs subjects with their optimal camera settings according to the context of the image. it also supports UHD 4K video recording and doesn’t supports OIS. other camera feature includes : Wide virtual aperture photo, Moving picture, professional camera, video, professional video, 3D panorama, Monochrome, HDR, Night shot, Panorama, Light painting, Time-lapse, Slow-mo, Filter, Watermark, Document scan, portrait mode, Wide aperture video, Timer, Audio control, capture smiles, and Ultra snapshot.

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On the front, there’s an 24-megapixel Front-facing AI Camera for the Perfect Selfie with f/2.0 aperture. it takes selfies that are sharp, focused and beautifully lit yet professional natural. it also supports AI Portrait mode which looks Authentic bokeh.

The Honor 10 comes with upgraded face recognition and facial modeling. Plus, the AI-powered system creates the professional studio lighting effects. it comes with an enhanced light-sensitive sensor in combination with 4-in-1 light-fusion technology which produce sharp and focused pictures even in low light. the device comes with Ultra-fast Face Unlock paired with ultrasonic fingerprint sensor under the glass which unlocks the device, even with wet hands.

Connectivity option includes nano-SIM card, Dual 4G VoLTE, WiFi 802.11ac (2.4GHz/5GHz), Bluetooth 4.2 LE, GPS, NFC, USB Type-C, and a 3.5 mm audio jack. it onboards Digital compass, Ambient light sensor, Gravity sensor, Status indicator, Infrared sensor, and Gyroscope.

The Honor 10 is priced in India at Rs. 32,999 for the 6GB RAM and 128GB on-board storage variant in India and will be available exclusively on Flipkart.

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