These two smartphones are already launched in China, but Honor wants to expand these beasts on the global level. Huawei is in a very hard time because they have to send smartphones without Google services. In China, Huawei and Honor handsets sell brilliantly without Google. The brand provides many Chinese alternatives to their smartphones for fulfil ecosystem. And now first time in Honor smartphone Huawei sends out these phones with preinstalled HMS (Huawei Mobile Services) ecosystem. Other than that, Honor View 30 Pro 5G and Honor 9X Pro come with many great features, So let’s have a look.
Honor View 30 Pro 5G
This is the Honor V30 Pro launched in China, but for an international market, its name changed to Honor View 30 Pro 5G. The handset comes with the same 6.57 inches IPS LCD Display with the screen resolution of FHD+ (1080 x 2400) and has an aspect ratio of 20:9. For the front selfies, there is a pill-shaped cut-out featuring a 32MP main and 8MP Ultraiwde cameras. Unfortunately, the fingerprint is not under the display because of the IPS panel, but Honor embedded the sensor on the power button. The bezels are trimmed down which helps to achieve 91.46% screen to body ratio.
Honour View 30 Pro 5G is powered by Kirin 990 5G chipset along with 5000 Balong modem. Apart from that, RAM is given is 8GB with two storage options 128GB and 256GB. The phone is running on open source Android 10 with Magic UI 3 on top with HMS ecosystem. The flagship model is packed a 4100 mAh battery with 40W fast wired charging support. Thanks to the back panel made of Frosted glass with mate finish Honor View 30 Pro 5G supports Wireless charging. Also supports reverse wireless charging used as a power bank for other devices.
The rear side is equipped with a rectangular camera bump which houses Triple cameras and an LED Flashlight. Triple camera setup contains a 40MP main camera with OIS, PDAF, Laser AF and f/1.6 bright aperture. For Ultrawide shots, a 12MP camera is given which also supports PDAF and Laser AF and comes with f/2.2 aperture. The third is the Telephoto 8MP lens for taking closeup shots up to 3x optical zoom and OIS. The main and front cameras both are capable to record 4K videos at 30fps. The handset skips the 3.5mm jack and FM Radio but it comes with NFC and IR Blaster. Pricing is not confirmed yet but we will find this soon.
Honor 9X Pro
Honor 9x Pro is the mid-range offering by Honor for competing against Oppo, Realme, Vivo and more. This is also the first release in China only and now is off for the international market as well. In the midrange segment Honor 9X Pro comes with a 6.59 inches IPS LCD display and offers FHD+ resolution with 19.5:9 aspect ratio. There is no notch or punch hole cut-out for selfies, but there is a pop-up mechanism which houses a 16MP camera. Also, the fingerprint sensor is on the right side rested on the power button.
Around the back, the phone is equipped with Triple camera setup and beautiful killer X patterns. Triple camera consists of a 48MP main camera, 8MP Ultrawide and a 2MP depth sensor. Under the camera layout, a LED Flash is also given which is necessary. Honor 9X Pro running on Android 9.1 out of the box but might upgrade to Android 10. The phone is powered by Kirin 810 SoC along with 6GB/8GB RAM and up to 256GB storage, for further expansion, a microSDXC slot is also available. Lastly, a 4000 mAh battery is provided for all-day usage which will charge by 10W semi-fast charger. The first model 6GB/256GB is priced at 249 euros (41,999 PKR) and will be sold from March 2020.