Today is a very important day for Honor. It held the first new product launch conference after becoming an independent brand. As you should know, at the event, the company uncovered its first flagship after independence, the Honor V40. However, the latter causes a lot of stir not only because of the aforementioned reasons but because it is a true flagship with a number of amazing features. Let’s get acquainted with its key features.
Honor V40 Design
The Honor V40 claims to break the same minimalist design style in the industry, to achieve orderly reconstruction of various elements such as geometry, material, and light path. The smartphone adopts a geometric ratio of 1:3:9:27, and the back cover and camera module are designed in strict accordance with the ratio, showing a harmonious visual perception.
It adopts double texture and double coating technology to achieve color extension on the Z axis, bringing a soft gradient effect. The glass back cover of the smartphone adopts the masking AG process to achieve two textures. Also, you can choose from three colors: Magic Night Black, Titanium Silver, and Rose Gold. The Honor V40 has a body weight of 186 grams and a thickness of 8.04 mm.
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Apart from this, on the front the Honor V40 adopts an 80° super large curvature waterfall screen. It is 6.72 inches in size. At the same time, the display supports 120Hz high refresh rate and 300Hz touch sampling rate. But the screen parameters of this handset also include a support for mistouch prevention; it uses 1.07 billion color original color display; the resolution is 1236×2676; the pixel density is 440ppi; it supports P3 wide color gamut display; the phone has a high screen ratio of 93.2%; the global peak brightness is 800 nits; the contrast ratio is 5000000:1; it supports HDR10; it has the industry’s first TÜV Rheinland global eye protection certification 2.0.
Honor V40 Camera
In terms of photography, the Honor V40 sports a 1/1.56 inch 50MP ultra-sensitive main camera. It is 25% more than the previous generation Honor V30 Pro. The latter uses the core RYYB ultra-sensitive solution, 4 in 1 equivalent to 2.0μm pixels, stronger low-light shooting capabilities, and supports handheld super night scenes professional mode and super portrait engine. What the outsole sensor brings is stronger light perception, which can easily get a brighter picture and effectively enhance the night shooting effect.
In low-light shooting, it can maintain a high ISO value, and at the same time, it can well control the picture noise, ensure the brightness and purity of the picture in low-light shooting, and greatly improve the low-light shooting effect.
The other two cameras are an 8-megapixel ultra-wide-angle lens and a 2-megapixel macro lens with a laser focus sensor. It can significantly increase the focus speed, thereby improving the overall film formation rate.
Honor V40 Performance
In other aspects, the Honor V40 comes with the Dimensity 1000+ processor. It also adopts single-cell three-electrode super fast charging solution. There is a built-in 4000mAh battery, which supports 66W super fast charge. Due to it, the phone can charge to 60% in 15 minutes. The high-end version supports 50W wireless fast charge. The phone comes with dual linear motors and dual speakers.
The Honor V40 Smart Dual 5G function supports all frequency bands. The current network download speed is up to 2GB/sec.
In addition, in terms of software, the Honor V40 has made global adaptation, including GPU TurboX super game performance guarantee, game assistant, 4D shock, 4cm macro/4K delay/1920fps slow motion/3mic recording zoom on the image/front and rear dual scenes video, smart and personalized screen display, smart multi-windows, AI subtitles, all-round translation, multi-screen collaboration, privacy protection, etc. As for the latter, messages are only displayed on the smartphone when screen is cast, photo sharing is desensitized, application permissions are minimized.
Price and Availability
The Honor V40 8+128GB version is priced at 3599 yuan ($556), and the 8+256GB version is priced at 3999 yuan ($617). It is already on sale.