Honor brings us a new smartphone, which was recently presented and comes as Honor X10. This comes with 5G connectivity and a fairly premium design that is supported by very promising features and technical specifications that make it a very interesting purchase option.
Powering this mid-tier smartphone is one of Huawei’s newest chipsets. We are talking about the Kirin 820, one of the best and most powerful mobile platforms in its range. In addition, for the gaming public, there is a screen that exceeds the very common 60 Hz refresh rate that we find in the vast majority of phones on the market.
All about the new Honor X10
To begin with, it should be noted that the appearance, design and construction of this new mobile is worthy of a high-end. The Chinese manufacturer has shown off again, with this device that offers a lot in sight, in a good way, of course. Both its rear section, which consists of a reflective glass in various color options (black, blue, silver and orange), and the front are compliments to the eye.
The screen of the Honor X10 is supported by very few bezels on each of its sides. This boasts a diagonal of 6.63 inches, a FullHD + resolution of 2,400 x 1,080 pixels and a high refresh rate of 90 Hz, which means that the panel displays up to 90 images per second (fps). Here we do not find any type of cutout or hole; To avoid the use of these solutions, there is a retractable module that houses the front camera, which is 16 MP and has an f/2.2 aperture.
In the back we have a triple camera system that makes use of a 40-megapixel Sony IMX600 main sensor with f/1.8 aperture. The other two accompanying shooters are an 8 MP f/2.4 wide-angle lens and a 2 MP f/2.4 macro lens. Field blur effect (bokeh mode or portrait mode) is provided by AI. In turn, there is a dual LED flash attached to the housing.
Regarding performancethe aforementioned Kirin 820 is the processor that is responsible for providing all the power and power to the new Honor X10. This octa-core chipset features the following three cluster agglomeration: the primary is a single Cortex-A76 core at 2.36 GHz, the secondary is three Cortex-A76 cores at 2.22 GHz, and the tertiary is four Cortex-A55 cores at 1.84 GHz. GHz. This is coupled with a Mali-G57 GPU and 6 or 8 GB of RAM, and 64 or 128 GB of internal storage space (expandable via Huawei NM micro card).
The battery that is tasked with providing the mobile with energy has a storage capacity of 4,300 mAh. It comes with support for 22.5W fast charging.
On the other hand, The Android 10 operating system comes pre-installed from the factory under the Magic UI 3.1.1 customization layer. We also have the following connectivity options on the Honor X10: 5G SA/NSA, Wi-Fi 5, Bluetooth 5.1, USB-C and 3.5mm audio jack. There is a physical fingerprint reader, but not in the typical rear position, but rather on the side of the device. It should also be noted that this one measures 163.7 x 76.5 x 8.8 mm and weighs 203 grams.
|SCREEN||6.63” FullHD+ IPS LCD with 3,400 x 1,080 pixels|
|INTERNAL STORAGE SPACE||64/128GB|
|CAMERAS||Rear: Sony IMX600 40 MP (f/1.8) + 8 MP Wide Angle (f/2.4) + 8 MP Macro (f/2.4). Dual LED Flash / Frontal: 16MP (f/2.2)|
|BATTERY||4,300 mAh with 22.5 W fast charge|
|OS||Android 10 under Magic UI 3.1|
|CONNECTIVITY||Wi-Fi 5 / Bluetooth 5.1 / 5G|
|OTHER FEATURES||Side fingerprint reader / Facial recognition / USB-C / 3.5 mm jack|
|DIMENSIONS AND WEIGHT||163.7 x 76.5 x 8.8mm and 203 grams|
Price and availability
At the moment, China is the only country where it has been launched and is already available. However, it will later reach the international market. Their advertised prices are as follows:
- 6 GB + 64 GB: 1,899 yuan (~244 euros to change)
- 6 GB + 64 GB: 2,199 yuan (~283 euros to change)
- 8 GB + 128 GB: 2,399 yuan (~309 euros to change)