Huawei sets to launch Honor 10 before the upcoming OnePlus 6

Chinese smart phone major Huawei is gearing up to have launched the Honor 10 in the global market on the 15th May, 2018 with a grand event in London which will be streamed live on Facebook and YouTube. The smart phone was already released in the Chinese market last month, which is called the Glory 10 there and will sport the most up-to-date HiSilicon Kirin 970 chipset along with a dual camera.

Huawei would be launching the Honor 10 almost a year after its predecessor the Honor 9 was released that bears a striking similarity both in design as well as specifications to the P20 series of smart phones launched by Huawei earlier. The rear panel design is said to be unique as the blue color changes to purple as light refracts which depends on the angle and light.

Being powered by AI the 24MP+16MP camera does an excellent of blurring the background in group photos. It is something the Apple iPhone X is also not capable of doing and additionally it can recognize over 500 environments in 22 categories. Huawei has actually portrayed ‘AI Camera’ just next to the camera lens on the smart phone.

The “semantic image segmentation will greatly improve the camera capability of separating multiple objects along with 3D facial recognition that would optimize details to develop better clarity much like a professional camera or a DSLR. It is understood that the AI will also enhance other additional features of the smart phone and one of them being is faster and quicker document processing.

The 5.84 inch with an aspect ratio of 19:9 with full IPS HD+LCD display giving a screen resolution of 1080×2280 pixels. It also has an almost hidden fingerprint sensor right below the phones chin undoubtedly making it a very premium smart phone to own. The Honor 10 is going to hit the market by (midnight) 16th May on Flipkart few days before the OnePlus 6 goes on sale i.e. 21st May.

It would prove to be a cost effective solution as Huawei might be using its own components as far as the lens are concerned. It will run on EMUI 8.1, Android Oreo 8.1 Oreo and a 3400 mAh battery that will support quick charging and as claimed by Huawei it will be able to give 50% battery backup within a span of 25 minutes of charging with this feature.

The cost would be approximately Rs. 27,800 for 6GB/64 GB one and Rs. 32,000 for the 6GB/128GB variant placing it somewhere between the mid-range and the high-end range. The Honor 10 was launched in black, gray, mirage blue as well as mirage purple in China and it is expected to get an overwhelming response just like its predecessors.