The long-awaited Honor V40 was finally released earlier today. This smartphone comes with a couple of features and all the speculations are now over. Honor did not waste any time to put this device in the market. The official sales of this device commenced immediately after the launch event. According to Honor officials, it took only 3 minutes and 46 seconds for this device to completely sell out on all channels. Althouh the company did not state the number of units, this tells a lot about the popularity of the brand.
This smartphone was on the shelf at Honor Mall, JD flagship store, Tmall flagship store, and Honor Suning flagship store. However, in less than four minutes after the commencement of the sales, all channels had no unit left. Presently, the retail page of this smartphone in these stores displays “out of stock”. According to information from the e-commerce platforms, this device will be on sale again on January 26th.
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The Honor V40 adopts an 80° super large curvature 6.72-inch waterfall screen. At the same time, the display supports 120Hz high refresh rate and 300Hz touch sampling rate. This smartphone also comes with a 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.
HONOR V40 5G specifications
- 6.72-inch (2676 x 1236 pixels) FHD+ OLED 120 Hz curved display with up to 800 nits brightness
- Octa-Core (4×A77 2.6GHz + 4×A55 2.0GHz) Dimensity 1000+ 7nm processor with Mali-G77 MC9 GPU
- 8GB RAM with 128GB / 256GB storage
- Android 10 with Magic UI 4.0
- Dual SIM (nano + nano)
- 50MP camera with 1/1.56″ RYYB Sony IMX766 sensor, f/1.9 aperture 8MP ultra-wide camera with f/2.4 aperture, 2MP macro camera with f/2.4 aperture, laser autofocus
- 16MP front camera, ToF sensor
- In-display fingerprint sensor
- USB Type-C Audio, Stereo speakers
- 5G SA/NSA, Dual 4G VoLTE, Wi-Fi 6 802.11 ax, Bluetooth 5.1, GPS/GLONASS, USB Type-C
- 4000mAh (typical) / 3900mAh (minimum) with 66W SuperCharge fast charging, 50W wireless charging
In terms of price, the Honor V40 5G is currently available in Titanium Silver, Midnight Black, and Rose gold colours. While the 8GB RAM with 128GB storage version is selling for 599 yuan ($556), the 8GB RAM with 256G storage version costs 3999 yuan ($ 618).