Honor 10 launched in India: Price, specs and more

The Honor 10 is practically just a cheaper Huawei P20

Honor 10 launched in India: Price, specs and more

The device will be available in India along with the other global markets.

The phone comes in Phantom Blue (with the color changing back) and Phantom Gray.

"Honor 10 brings an exciting new proposition to India and we believe it will be a game changer in the flagship segment".

Under-the-hood, it comes packed with HiSilicon Kirin 970 chipset paired Neural Processing Unit (NPU) with 6GB RAM for optimum performance, same as the P20, runs Android 8.1 Oreo-based EMUI 8.1 out-of-the-box, a 3,400mAh battery with quick charging support. If you exchange an old smartphone to purchase the Honor 10, you will be able to get up to Rs.5,000 extra over the regular exchange value on select devices.

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The Honor 10 bears a 5.84-inch Full HD+ (2280×1080 pixel resolution) FullView Display with an aspect ratio of 19:9. Unlike the Honor View 10, the Honor 10 does have a notch on the top, which has made it possible for Honor to achieve a screen-to-body ratio of 86.2%.

In terms of camera, the Honor 10 hosts a dual camera setup on the rear comprising of 24MP + 16MP sensors with f/1.8 aperture, LED flash and PDAF (phase-detection autofocus) for fast focusing.

The Honor 10 can be referred to as a cheaper alternative to the Huawei P20 but without the Leica cameras. The device supports storage expansion up to 256GB via microSD. The smartphone has a forward facing fingerprint sensor, which is embedded under the glass, which uses Qualcomm's ultrasonic technology to offer seemless design. Both the cameras also come with AI capabilities. The front hosts an impressive 24MP selfie sensor with AI features and also supports 3D portrait lighting. It also has face unlock which is said to be super fast.

The brand with its India-first approach and recently launched smartphones has captured three per cent market share in the Indian smartphone market.

Connectivity features include Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac dual-band, Bluetooth 4.2 Low Energy, GPS with A-GPS, GLONASS, NFC, USB Type-C, and 4G VoLTE. As for updates, Honor hasn't confirmed anything just yet but we do expect the Honor 10 to at least receive the Android P update.

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