Honor 30 series flagship smartphones officially launched in China

As expected, Huawei’s sub-brand Honor has today launched its latest flagship smartphones in form of Honor 30 lineup which includes three phones — Honor 30, 30 Pro, and 30 Pro+.

The Honor 30 Pro and Pro+ come with 6.57-inch Full HD+ OLED display with 70-degree curved screen and 2340 x 1080 pixels screen resolution but only the Pro+ variant feature 90Hz refresh rate. The standard model feature a 6.53-inch Full HD+ display.

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All three models come with a punch-hole cutout for housing the front-facing cameras. While the Honor 30 feature a 32 MP snapper, the Pro and Pro+ variants come with an additional 8 MP ultra-wide sensor on the front side.

As for the rear cameras, the Honor 30 features 40 MP + 8 MP + 8 MP + 2 MP sensors. On the other hand, the Pro and Pro+ come with a triple camera setup. While the Honor 30 Pro has a 40 MP + 16 MP + 8 MP setup, the Pro+ variant comes with a 50 MP + 16 MP + 8 MP setup.

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Under the hood, the Honor 30 Pro and Honor 30 Pro+ are powered by the company’s Kirin 990 5G flagship chipset while the standard variant is powered by the Honor 985 SoC. The devices come with up to 12 GB of RAM and 256 GB of internal storage.

The Honor 30 Pro and Pro+ also come equipped with the VC liquid cooling system that could improve heat dissipation, allowing the device to deliver high performance for extended periods. Running Android 10 with Magic UI 3.1, the devices are powered by 4,000 mAh battery with 40W fast charging support and only the Pro+ model come with 27W wireless charging and wireless reverse charging support.

Honor 30 Pro+ Specifications

  • Display: 6.57-inch FHD+ OLED waterfall display with 2340 × 1080 pixels screen resolution and 90Hz refresh rate
  • CPU: Huawei HiSilicon Kirin 990 5G processor
  • GPU: Mali-G76MP16 GPU
  • RAM: 8 GB RAM
  • Storage: 256 GB internal storage; expandable up to 256 GB with NM card
  • OS: Android 10 with MagicUI 3.1
  • Rear Camera: 50 MP primary camera with Sony IMX700 RYYB of 1.22μm sensor with f/1.9 aperture + 16 MP ultra-wide camera with f/2.2 aperture, 2.5cm macro + 8 MP periscope camera with f/3.4 aperture, OIS, 5x optical zoom, 10x Hybrid Zoom, 50x digital zoom, 4K 60fps, 1920fps super slow-motion 720p, 960fps 1080p slow-motion
  • Front Camera: 32 MP with f/2.0 aperture + 8 MP ultra-wide sensor with f/2.2 aperture
  • Others: In-display fingerprint sensor, water & dust resistant (IP54)
  • Connectivity Options: 5G SA/NSA, Dual 4G VoLTE, Wi-Fi 802.11 ax, Bluetooth 5.1 LE, GPS (L1 + L5 dual band), NavIC, NFC, and USB 3.1 Type-C (GEN1) port
  • Colors: Midnight Black, Green and Titanium Silver
  • Battery: 4000 mAh with 40W SuperCharge fast charging and 27W Wireless charging

Honor 30 Pro Specifications

  • Display: 6.57-inch FHD+ OLED waterfall display with 2340 × 1080 pixels screen resolution
  • CPU: Huawei HiSilicon Kirin 990 5G processor
  • GPU: Mali-G76MP16 GPU
  • RAM: 8 GB RAM
  • Storage: 128/256 GB internal storage
  • OS: Android 10 with Magic UI 3.1
  • Rear Camera: 40 MP primary camera with Sony IMX600 sensor f/1.8 aperture + 16 MP ultra-wide camera with f/2.2 aperture + 8 MP periscope telephoto camera with f/3.4 aperture, OIS, 5x optical zoom, 10x Hybrid Zoom, 50x digital zoom
  • Front Camera: 32 MP with f/2.0 aperture + 8 MP ultra-wide sensor with f/2.2 aperture
  • Others: In-display fingerprint sensor, water & dust resistant (IP54)
  • Connectivity Options: 5G SA/NSA, Dual 4G VoLTE, Wi-Fi 802.11 ax, Bluetooth 5.1 LE, GPS (L1 + L5 dual band), NavIC, NFC, and USB 3.1 Type-C (GEN1) port
  • Colors: Midnight Black, Green, Titanium Silver, and Neon Purple
  • Battery: 4000 mAh with 40W SuperCharge fast charging

Honor 30 Specifications

  • Display: 6.53-inch FHD+ OLED display with 2340 × 1080 pixels screen resolution
  • CPU: Huawei HiSilicon Kirin 985 5G processor
  • GPU: Mali-G77 GPU
  • RAM: 6/8 GB
  • Storage: 128/256 GB with expandable up to 256 GB with NM card
  • OS: Android 10 with MagicUI 3.1
  • Rear Camera: 40 MP primary camera with Sony IMX600 sensor f/1.8 aperture, OIS + 8 MP ultra-wide camera with f/2.4 aperture + 8 MP periscope telephoto camera with f/3.4 aperture, OIS, 5x optical zoom, 10x Hybrid Zoom, 50x digital Zoom + 2 MP macro sensor with f/2.4 aperture
  • Front Camera: 32 MP front camera with f/2.0 aperture
  • Others: In-display fingerprint sensor
  • Connectivity Options: 5G SA/NSA, Dual 4G VoLTE, Wi-Fi 802.11 ac (2.4GHz + 5GHz), Bluetooth 5.1 LE, GPS (L1 + L5 dual band), NFC, USB 3.1 Type-C port
  • Colors: Midnight Black, Green, Titanium Silver and Neon Purple
  • Battery: 4000 mAh with 40W SuperCharge fast charging

Pricing and Availability

  • Honor 30 Pro+
    • 8 GB + 256 GB: 4,999 yuan (~$707)
    • 12 GB + 256 GB: 5,499 yuan (~$778)
  • Honor 30 Pro
    • 8 GB + 128 GB: 3,999 yuan (~$566)
    • 8 GB + 256 GB: 4399 yuan (~$622)
  • Honor 30
    • 6 GB + 128 GB: 2,999 yuan (~$424)
    • 8 GB + 128 GB: 3,199 yuan (~$452)
    • 8 GB + 256 GB: 3,499 yuan (~$495)
  • Availability: Pre-orders started; Sale in China from 21st April