Honor V10, the smartphone that was unveiled in China last month, went on sale today in China. According to the company, the smartphone was sold out within minutes of opening the flash sale.
This was expected given that the Honor V10 smartphone received massive interest on China-based online retailer JD.com. The retailer had revealed that it received over 570,000 registrations to purchase the smartphone.
The Honor V10 will again go on sale next week on 12th December. The company has announced that five lucky owners of the V10 will receive Huawei Honor Band A2. To be eligible for the contest, buyers will have to share a screenshot of their purchase.
The smartphone features a 5.99-inch FHD+ display with a screen resolution of 2160 x 1080 pixels and an 18:9 aspect ratio. The device comes with a metal body with ultra-slim design, measuring just 6.97mm in thickness.
Under the hood, the Honor V10 is powered by a Kirin 970 chipset, which comes with a built-in Neural Processing Unit (NPU). The phone is said to have a visual, auditory, learning, cognitive, computing, and decision-making ability.
There are three memory variants of the smartphone — 4GB RAM + 64GB internal storage, 6GB RAM + 64GB onboard storage and 6GB RAM + 128GB internal storage. The camera aspect is piloted by a 20-megapixel and 16-megapixel dual camera setup at the rear. On the front, the smartphone features a 13-megapixel shooter with AI features.
It runs Android 8.0 Oreo operating system based EMUI 8.0 out-of-the-box. The phone packs a 3,750mAh battery with support for 5V/4.5A super fast charge. Connectivity options on the device include 4G VoLTE, Wi-Fi, Bluetooth, and GPS. The smartphone also features a front-mounted fingerprint sensor which also doubles as the home button.
The Honor V10 is available in Magic Black, Aurora Blue, Beach Gold and Charm Red colour variant. As for the prices, the 4GB + 64GB variant costs 2699 Yuan (~$409). The price rises to 2,999 Yuan (~$454) for the 6GB + 64GB version while the 6GB + 128GB version is priced at 3,499 Yuan (~$530).
Honor is going to launch the V10 smartphone globally within a few hours. The company is holding a launch event for the same in London, where it is also going to launch the Honor 7X for the Indian market.