HONOR 30S with Kirin 820 5G, quad-rear cameras announced

HONOR just announced the HONOR 30S, the company’s latest mid-range smartphone in China. This also makes it the first smartphone to be powered by the new Kirin 820 5G SoC.

The phone packs a 6.5-inch FHD+ screen with a 90.3% screen-to-body ratio with a punch-hole that houses a 16-megapixel camera. It runs Android 10 with Magic UI 3.1.1 but has HUAWEI Mobile Services instead of Google Play Services.

Coming to the optics, the phone comes with a 64-megapixel main camera, an 8-megapixel telephoto lens with 3x optical zoom, 8-megapixel 120° ultra-wide-angle lens, and a 2-megapixel macro lens.

There is a 4000mAh large battery with 40W super-fast charging that can charge up to 70% in 30 minutes and a side-mounted fingerprint sensor.


HONOR 30S specifications

  • 6.5-inch Full HD+ LCD 2.5D curved glass display with 96% NTSC color gamut
  • HUAWEI Kirin 820 5G processor with ARM Mali-G57MP6 GPU
  • 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
  • 5G SA/NSA, Dual 4G VoLTE, WiFi 802.11ac (2.4GHz/5GHz), Bluetooth 5.1, GPS, USB Type-C
  • 4,000mAh with 40W super Fast charging

The HONOR 30S comes in Black, Green and Blue colors, is priced at 2399 yuan (US$ 338 / INR 25,470 approx.) for the 128GB storage version and the 256GB storage version costs 2699 yuan (US$ 380 /INR 28,655 approx.). It will be available for pre-order from March 30 and goes on sales in China from April 7.


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