January 1, 2021
Few days after the announcement of OnePlus 8 and OnePlus 8 Pro, Honor took the wraps off its own new flagships – the Honor 30, Honor 30 Pro and Honor 30 Pro Plus after launching Honor 30S.
The handset which is the successor of Honor 20 smartphone sports some similarities to the Honor View 30. The Smartphones display massive battery, Premium finish, impressive cameras and an OLED display.
Design and Display
The Honor 30 have metal frames and glass front and backs like so many other phones, with a camera block comprising of quad-camera setup and LED flash on the top left corner of the rear.
Honor 30 which is the baby among it’s siblings has a slightly smaller 6.53-inch Full HD+ curved AMOLED display with a screen resolution of 1080 x 2400 pixel.
It also packs a screen density of 403 pixels per inch, a single-lens punch-hole camera at the top left corner, and an in-screen fingerprint scanner.
The smartphone measures a dimension of 160.3 x 74.2 x 8.1 mm and it weighs 185 grams.
The smartphone is available in multiple colors tones such as Titanium Silver, Emerald Green, Midnight Black, Icelandic Frost, and Neon purple.
Other features include 60Hz refresh rate and screen-to-body ratio of 86.6%.
On the rear, it’s endowed with quad cameras set-up comprising of 40MP f/1.8, 1/1.7″ RYYB sensor, OIS main lens, paired with an 8MP ultra-wide-angle, f/2.4 along with 8MP Periscope Telephoto lens with 5x optical zoom, OIS, 50x digital zoom and 10x hybrid zoom and lastly is the 2MP Macro Lens.
The camera features LED flash, panorama, HDR mode and it’s capable of shooting a 4K video at 30fps and 720p super slow-mo at 960fps.
The front-facing camera is a single 32MP snapper with HDR and it can also shoot 4K video resolution.
Hardware and Software
The hardware was toned down, instead of HiSilicon Kirin 990 like it’s siblings, it settled for a HiSilicon Kirin 985 processor paired with an Octa-core CPU shooting at 2.85 GHz, and a Mali-G76 GPU for graphics.
The smartphone runs on Android 10.0 operating system, overlaid with the company’s Magic UI 3.1 user interface, and comes without the Google Play Store or other Google services and apps like it’s parent brand, Huawei.
Just like the OnePlus 8 and Honor 30S, the smartphone come on board with a 5G network. It also has Bluetooth 5.1, dual-band A-GPS, GALILEO, QZSS, NFC and 2.0, Type-C 1.0 reversible connector.
The smartphone has a 6GB or 8GB RAM options coupled with 128GB/256GB storage options.
The Honor 30 is equipped with 4000 mAh battery capacity and supports 40W Fast charging.
Honor 30 Price and Availability
The Honor 30 will cost about 400 EUR and it will come with a model number BMH-AN10 and it’s expected to cost about of 170,000 Naira in Nigeria, 2,500 Ghs in Ghana and 47,000 Ksh in Kenya.