On 19th April, i.e. tomorrow, Honor is holding a launch event where the company is expected to launch its new smartphone — Honor 10 along with Honor MagicBook. Now, ahead of the launch, pricing and availability information of the smartphone has been leaked online.
The Honor 10 is said to be available in three variants on the memory configuration — 4GB RAM + 64GB internal storage, 6GB RAM with 64GB internal storage and a top-end variant having 6GB RAM and 128GB internal storage. The report suggests that the smartphone will be available for purchase from 27th April.
Along with this, the phone’s pricing information has also been leaked. The 4GB RAM mode is said to cost 2,699 Yuan (~$429) while the 6GB RAM + 64GB ROM model and the 6GB RAM + 128GB ROM model are priced at 2,999 Yuan (~$477) and 3599 Yuan (~$573). This new pricing information is different than what we reported earlier.
Earlier, based on the speculation of Chinese media, we reported that the 4GB RAM model will cost 2,499 Yuan (~$398), while the 6GB RAM + 64GB ROM variant will be priced at 2,899 Yuan (~$461) and the 6GB RAM + 128GB model will cost 3,399 Yuan (~$541).
The smartphone is expected to be available in three colors — Black, Teal and a special Bluish-pink variant that shows off a different shade depending on the viewing angle. Leaked images of the Honor 10 confirmed that it will come with a notched screen and a fingerprint scanner enabled home button on the bottom bezel.
It features a 5.84-inch IPS LTPS LCD display that with 2280 x 1080 pixels screen resolution with a layer of 2.5D glass on top. Under the hood, the device is expected to be powered by the company’s own Kirin 970 chipset.
While some reports indicate that the device will come equipped with 20-megapixel + 24-megapixel dual camera setup, the TENAA listing had revealed that it features 16-megapixel + 24-megapixel dual rear cameras. On the front side, it comes with the same 24-megapixel front facing camera that can be found on the Huawei P20 series phones.
The Honor 10 will be running Android 8.1 Oreo operating system out-of-the-box with the company’s own EMUI 8.0 on top. The smartphone is expected to pack 3,320mAh battery.