Chinese sources have published details about the first flagship smartphone of the independent company Honor – called Honor V40 the announcement of which, according to the latest information, was postponed from January 12 to 18.
The Honor V40 measures 163.32 x 74.08 x 7.85 mm and weighs about 184 grams. The smartphone has a 6.72-inch OLED screen with a hole for the front camera with a resolution of 32 megapixels, with curvature at the sides by 80 degrees. The screen has a resolution of 1236 x 2676 pixels and can display 1.07 billion colors. The display supports 120Hz refresh rate and 300Hz touch layer sampling rate.
The main camera must have a Sony IMX766 main sensor with a resolution of 50 megapixels. Additionally, we expect it to use an 8-megapixel wide-angle sensor, as well as two sensors with a resolution of 2 megapixels for determining the depth of the scene and macro photography.
The smartphone should receive a Dimensity 1000+ SoC, 8 GB of LPDDR4x RAM and 128/256 GB of UFS 2.1 flash memory. Honor V40 will receive a 4000mAh battery, as well as support for 65-watt wired and 45-watt wireless charging.
The fingerprint sensor is under the surface of the screen, the device comes with an NM memory card slot. Also, it comes preinstalled with Android 10 with Honor UI 4.0.
There should be four models in the lineup, which should receive SoCs from different manufacturers, including Qualcomm Snapdragon.
Honor V40 with a waterfall screen appears in a high-quality image
Independent company Honor is set to unveil its first smartphone in January after splitting from Huawei, the Honor V40. Sources previously reported that the Honor V40 screen will offer the highest touch sampling rate on the market.
We already know that the V40 will receive an ultra-clear screen with curved edges and support for a high refresh rate. Now we have an image that shows the curved smartphone screen and other details.
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We do not know whether Honor will call the smartphone display a waterfall screen; but it can be stated that its bending is quite strong. Probably, the smartphone will not have physical volume control buttons; with such a screen on the case, there is simply no room for them.
Previous leaks claimed that the smartphone could come with a 6.72-inch display with a 120Hz refresh rate. The FullHD + screen is expected to have a notch in the upper left corner for a dual front camera.
The Honor V40 has already appeared on the online store JD.com, which offers three models to book: Honor V40, Honor V40 Pro and Honor V40 Pro +.
Honor V40 flagships spotted in the largest Chinese online store
Honor V40 smartphones will be the first models of the company after independence. With this in mind, Huawei’s general poor state of affairs and the traditionally tempting combination of features and prices of the Honor V models, the V40 has received a lot of attention. Much is expected from these models. The imminent announcement is indicated by the inclusion of the entire line in the catalog of the largest Chinese online store JD.com.
Now we know for sure that there will be three models in the series: V40, V40 Pro and V40 Pro+. So, the devices will support fast charging with a power of 66 W; and will also receive displays curved on the sides. There is still no exact data regarding the SoCs used. Some sources talk about the use of Kirin SoC, others about MediaTek SoC. It is possible that both are right. Different models will have platforms from different manufacturers.