Honor 30S, the first Kirin 820 5G phone with a 64MP camera is official


Today, Chinese manufacturing giant, Huawei, officially released its latest mid-range smartphone, Honor 30S. This device is the first smartphone to come with the Kirin 820 5G SoC. According to AnTuTu, the Kirin 820 5G is significantly better than Qualcomm 765G and Kirin 810. This chip is even comparable with Qualcomm Snapdragon 855 as well as Kirin 990 chips (flagship chips). The online launch event shows that this smartphone comes with a 6.5-inch FHD+ with a resolution of 2400 × 1080 pixels.

This smartphone does not use an on-screen fingerprint sensor and it does not use a rear fingerprint solution as well. Huawei incorporated a 2.4 mm ultra-narrow side fingerprint sensor on the one. In the camera department, this smartphone comes with a quad-rear camera setup. It uses a 64MP main camera as well as an 8MP telephoto lens (3x optical zoom), 8MP 120° ultra-wide-angle lens and a 2MP macro lens. The Honor 30S 5G comes with a decent 4000 mAh battery that supports 40W super-fast charge. According to the company, this charging capacity can deliver up to 70% in 30 minutes.

HONOR 30S specifications

  • 6.5-inch (2400 × 1080 pixels) Full HD+ LCD 2.5D curved glass display with 96% NTSC color gamut
  • HUAWEI Kirin 820 5G (1 x Cortex-A76 Based 2.36GHz + 3 x Cortex-A76 Based 2.22GHz + 4 x Cortex-A55 1.84 GHz) processor with ARM Mali-G57MP6 GPU, 1 x NPU (Neural-network Processing Unit)
  • 8GB LPDDR4x RAM with 128GB / 256GB storage
  • Android 10 with Magic UI 3.1.1
  • Dual SIM
  • 64MP camera with f/1.8 aperture, 8MP 120° ultra-wide camera with f/2.4 aperture, 8MP telephoto camera with f/2.4 aperture, 3x optical zoom, 2MP 4cm macro camera with f/2.4 aperture
  • 16MP front camera with f/2.0 aperture
  • Side-mounted fingerprint sensor
  • 3.5mm audio jack
  • Dimensions: 162.31 x 75.0 x 8.58mm; Weight: 190g
  • 5G SA/NSA, Dual 4G VoLTE, WiFi 802.11ac (2.4GHz/5GHz), Bluetooth 5.1, GPS, USB Type-C
  • 4000mAh (typical) / 3900mAh (minimum) with 40W super Fast charging
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Price and availability

This smartphone is presently available for pre-order on Huawei official Mall and Jingdong Mall. Its first official sale will take place on April 7. The Honor 30S has three colour options which include Black, Green and Blue colours. The prices are listed below

  • 8GB RAM + 128GB ROM – 2399 yuan (~$338)
  • 8GB RAM + 256GB ROM – 2699 yuan (~$380)
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