HONOR V30 and V30 Pro with 6.57-inch FHD+ display, Kirin 990, 40MP triple rear cameras in matrix alignment, dual in-screen front cameras and 5G support has been announced in China.
The both phones are the company’s mid-range phones with premium specifications and features. They are quite similar to each other, but the specs differences are clear.
Honor V30 and V3O PRO are powered by the Kirin 990 SoC and packs a triple rear cameras setup with a 40-megapixel main sensor. These are the first 5G ready phones by the company.
HONOR V30 PRO Specs
*. Kirin 990 5G processor with ARM Mali-G76MP16 GPU, Dual Big Core + Tiny Core NPUs
*. 8GB RAM with 128GB / 256GB storage
*. 40MP RYYB camera with f/1.6 OIS, 12MP f/2.2 aperture AF camera with 5-axis OIS for video, 8MP telephoto camera with f/2.4 aperture AF OIS, 3x optical zoom, Laser AF, CAF, PDAF, LED flash
*. Dimensions: 162.7 x 75.8 x 8.9mm
*. Weight: 213
*. Battery: 4100mAh battery capacity
Both devices comes with 6.57-inch (2400 × 1080 pixels) Full HD+ LCD 2.5D curved glass display with 96% NTSC color gamut, a hole-punch design with dual selfie cameras.
A fingerprint sensor scanner sits at the side of the phones, and you can still find both phones in Icelandic Fantasy, Phantom Star River, Charm Starfish Blue, and Twilight Orange color options.
The Honor V30 series sports a dual selfie cameras, which includes the 32-megapixels selfie camera with f/2.0 aperture, 8MP secondary camera with f/2.2 aperture, ultra wide-angle lens inside the double-wide hole-punch cutout , like the Samsung’s Galaxy S10 Plus.
Supports Dual SIM, 5G SA/NSA, Dual 4G VoLTE, WiFi 802.11ac (2.4GHz/5GHz), Bluetooth 5.1, GPS (L1+L5 dual frequency), NFC, and USB Type-C.
The V30 and V30 PRO runs on Android 10 with Magic UI 3.0.1 out of the box, and are fueled by the same 40W super Fast charging, 27W wireless charging, 7.5W reverse charging.
During the launch, Honor mentioned that the devices are “the world’s first aurora nano texture” We are still skeptical about that, especially when it looks like matte glossy glass design.
Honor V30 Specs
*. HUAWEI Kirin 990 processor with ARM Mali-G76MP16 GPU, Big Core + Tiny Core NPUs
*. 6GB / 8GB RAM with 128GB storage
*. 40MP RYYB camera with f/1.8 aperture, 8MP f/2.4 aperture ultra wide-angle lens, 8MP telephoto camera with f/2.4 aperture AF OIS, 3x optical zoom, Laser AF, CAF, PDAF, LED flash
*. Dimensions: 162.7 x 75.8 x 8.8mm
*. Weight: 206 (V30) / 213 (V30 Pro)
*. 4200mAh battery capacity
The major differences can be seen the optics features, where the both phones comes with a riple rear cameras lens with Sony IMX600 40-megapixels sensor and an 8-megapixel telephoto lens for 3x optical zoom and four-axis OIS.
While the remaining third camera sensor holds the difference, the HONOR V30 packs a 8-megapixel ultra-wide camera, and the HONOR V30 Pro with a 12-megapixel dedicated video camera. Mate 30 Pro got something like this.
For the pricing, the HONOR V30 Pro 8GB RAM/128GB storage is priced at 3,899 yuan ($550), while the 8GB RAM /256GB storage version costs around 4,199 yuan ($600). It will go sale in China from December 12.
On the other hand, the HONOR V30 6GB RAM/128GB storage is sold at 3,299 yuan ($370), while the 8GB/128GB model costs 3,699 yuan ($525). It will go on sale in China from December 5.