At an event in New Delhi earlier this morning, Huawei’s sub-brand Honor alongside the Honor Pad5 launched the Honor series comprising of the Honor 20 Pro, Honor 20, and Honor 20i/lite in India. These devices are arriving India about a month after their initial debut on the global level and at a trying time for the parent company, Huawei who has lost several suppliers including Google which threw the future of its Android-powered devices into disarray.
The Honor 20 and 20 Pro are both at the top echelon of the Honor 20 series with cutting edge features such as the; side-mounted fingerprint scanners which was initially received with misgivings, but has proven to be worth the decision, a large 6.26-inch display with the hole-punch selfie cameras, quad rear camera setup, Android 9 Pie with Magic UI 2.1 on top, and HiSilicon Kirin 980 SoC, while the Honor 20i, on the other hand, is decidedly a mid-range offering with a waterdrop-style notch, triple rear cameras, Android 9 Pie with EMUI 9.0, and the less powerful HiSilicon Kirin 710 SoC.
While the company at the event said the top of the range Honor 20Pro will be available for sale “very soon,” it also hinted that the 20i otherwise know as Honor 20 Lite in certain markets will go on sale effective June 18, and the standard Honor 20 starting June 25 via Flipkart, and major offline stores around the country.
According to Honor, you will be able to get the standard Honor 20 in the country in Midnight Black and Sapphire Blue color options at Rs. 32,999/ $475 for the sole variant with 6GB of RAM and 128GB of onboard storage, with the Honor 20i available in Gradient Red, Gradient Blue, and Magic Night Black options and a price tag of Rs. 14,999/$216 for the 4GB + 128GB variant, while the Pro variant is available only in Phantom Blue color with a price tag of Rs. 39,999/ $576.