For a long time, there has been no news about a new Honor smartphone. Now, it seems we will see it in the nearest future. Today, a well-known Weibo blogger shared the parameters of a new smartphone.
The smartphone features a 6.53-inch FHD OLED water drop screen with a 60Hz refresh rate. The rear quad-camera includes a 64MP+8MP+2MP+2MP sensors combination. The front camera has a 16MP resolution.
In terms of performance, it sports a 2.4GHz Dimensity 800U, based on a 7-nanometer process, a 2+6 eight-core CPU architecture. It is worth mentioning, that the smartphone supports dual-mode 5G.
The Honor smartphone features a built-in 3800mAh capacity battery. One of the biggest highlights is the support of the 66W fast charge, coming from the same model of Huawei Mate 40 series.
In other aspects, the thickness of the fuselage is 7.46mm. The weight of the whole machine is 179 grams. There are four colors of Magic Night Black, Icelandic Magic Land, Titanium Silver and Blue Water Emerald.
Similarities With Huawei Nova 8 SE
After reading the configuration, do you feel as if it is familiar? That’s right, the configuration of this new Honor smartphone is almost the same as that of Huawei Nova 8 SE. The Nova 8 SE is Huawei’s thinnest 5G smartphone so far.
The thickness of the Nova 8 SE is only 7.46mm and the weight is 178g. Under such a thin and light body, it has a built-in 3800mAh battery and also supports the same 66W fast charging technology as the Huawei Mate 40. It is currently the highest charging power Huawei Nova smartphone.
As for the screen, it uses a 6.53-inch OLED water drop screen with a resolution of 2400×1080 and a screen pixel density of up to 403PPI.
In terms of performance configuration, the Nova 8 SE standard version uses the MediaTek Dimensity 720 chip. And the high-end version uses the MediaTek Dimensity 800U chip. Both chips support MediaTek 5G UltreSave power-saving technology.
In terms of cameras, the rear matrix camera consists of 64MP (main camera) + 8MP (ultra wide-angle) + 2MP (depth of field) + 2MP (macro). And on the front, there is a 16MP single camera.
At present, the information about the release date of this new Honor machine is unknown. Given that the current price of Huawei Nova 8 SE starts at RMB 2,599 ($389). Considering the differentiation of brand positioning, Honor is expected to focus on the market below RMB 2,500 ($375).