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Honor 20 Pro Review: Honor’s best flagship smartphone

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Honor, Huawei’s smartphone booster subsidiary have a big hand on the company’s market growth and throughout the time the company has made substantial developments in its smartphones-line up, which has now lead us to the Honor 20 Pro.

Honor 20 Review: Camera, Performance and Beauty in one amazing package

Honor 20 Pro is the big brother of Honor 20 and looks pretty much similar to the regular version but comes with more well-finished design, powerful performance, powerful camera and more.

So, it’s time to take an in-depth tour of Honor 20 Pro, in which we’ll try to review every aspect of this “Pro” powered smartphone.

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Display
Design
Software
Performance
Camera
Battery
Sound
Our Opinion

Display:

Honor 20 Pro comes with a 6.26-inch display with 2340 x 1080 resolution and 412 PPI. The FullView display reaches to a 91.7% screen-to-body ratio and achieved with the help of a 4.5mm punch hole, which helps the phone to shape in a unique design without compromising viewing angles to enjoy Youtube or Netflix videos, rich-quality games.

The display itself is very sharp and the color reproduction is excellent, on top of this the phone let you optimize color scheme to choose between ‘Normal’ and ‘Vivid’ color options. Also, you can choose different temperature modes that suit better to your eyes. Also, to make the phone suitable to use in Night Time, the “Eye Comfort” feature is there help in the notification panel.

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Moreover, if you’re not comfortable with Honor 20 Pro’s punch hole area, the feature to disable it is available at your service and will make a virtual bezel in the alignment to hide the front camera but it doesn’t seem to be a big issue once you hold this phone for few days.

Design:

One of the things that keep me praising Honor 20 Pro is its back design, known as ‘Dynamic Holographic Curved Glassback’ and made of Triple 3D Mesh technique including 3D curved glass, color layer, and depth layer.

And when it comes to your hand, the composition will react as it connects to the lighting, and once it happens you’ll a different variation of color forms, hues, and gradient that’ll change on the position you hold this smartphone.

We’ve got Honor 20 Pro in Phantom Blue color but it’s also available in Phantom Black, as both of these colors are blended with multiple colors and produces different hues according to the direction of light.

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As for the measurements, Honor 20 Pro is 73.97 mm wide, 8.44 mm thick and 154.60 mm tall, and weighs only 182, which gives the phone very handy and easy to interact. Although it’s camera bump and glass back makes it little slippy on flat surfaces.

The phone’s design also excludes 3.5mm Jack but don’t worry the phone box has a USB Type-C adaptor to connect the phone with 3.5mm earphone.

Coming to the sides of Honor 20, another change you’ll find is the placement of physical fingerprint on the left side embedded right into the power button, which is very fast and responsive, on top of it there are volume adjustment keys.

Topside contains a secondary microphone and IR blaster, while the earpiece is sitting between the top side and the display. On the right side, there’s a sim card tray with two nano sim card slot, though, it’s not a hybrid one.

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The primary microphone, speaker grills, and a USB Type-C port are placed at the bottom side.

Software:

To give users the highest amount of performance, Honor 20 Pro runs on Magic UI 2.1 built on top of Android 9.0 Pie, offering rich user experience and lots of features.

As a customized version of Android, Honor comes with a hefty amount of pre-installed apps on this smartphone including official and third-party applications. In addition, there’s also a set of Google apps and system utility tools that stays there for your help and productivity.

Honor 20 Pro’s UI is highly customizable and there are options to change Themes, Wallpapers, Widgets, App drawer animations, Home screen layouts, as well as system navigation.

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Performance:

A flagship smartphone is built to deliver a flagship level performance, that’s why the phone is powered by 7nm Kirin 980 Dual NPU processor and with 8GB of RAM, that can boost intense gaming sessions and multitasking to its highest. In terms of space, the 256GB of internal storage can easily hold your apps, games and multimedia contents at one place. Although, we expected an option to expand the storage via an sd card.

GPU Turbo 3.0 is a part of Magic UI 2.1 and boosts gaming performance by focusing all of the system resources on a particular game while managing the power consumption. Games such as PUBG Mobile and Asphalt 9 Legends run smoothly without experiencing frame drops.

In addition, the phone ships with Fortnite installer that can be installed and there’s a free exclusive game skin for the buyers of Honor 20 and 20 Pro devices.

Camera:

Honor 20 Pro comes with quad rear camera consists of four lenses: 48MP Main Camera (Sony IMX586) F/1.4 aperture AI Ultra Clarity mode 1/2 inch large sensor 4-in-1 Light Fusion (effective 1.6μm pixels) AI Image Stabilization (AIS) AIS Super Night mode 16MP Super Wide Angle Camera F/2.2 aperture 117-degree super wide angle Supported by distortion correction 8MP Telephoto Camera F/2.4 aperture (3X optical) + laser autofocus, 2MP Macro Camera F/2.4 aperture, 4cm macro photography.

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For selfies, it is equipped with a 32MP Selfie Camera F/2.0 aperture 3D Portrait Lighting.

With a camera combination like this, Honor 20 raised the bar of photography and allows users to take photographs like a pro through the smartphone.

The 48MP high-resolution camera is a big deal for users, that captures images in detailed views and angles. Also, the depth detections work very accurately.

The Honor 20 Pro comes with the world’s first smartphone camera lens with f/1.4 aperture, that can take images in the darkest environments and powers the AI Super Night Mode.

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With a 3x lossless optical zoom, 5x hybrid zoom, and 30x digital zoom, HONOR 20 PRO’s telephoto lens allows users to reach and capture incredibly detailed + vivid photographs.

Taking a look at the 16Mp super wide-angle came that has the ability to cover the 117-degree of field of view.

Imagine if you want to take an extra detailed closeup of a small object, that’s where the Super Macro Camera comes in work that can capture detailed images of any objects from an absolute close distance, suitable for tiny plants, flower, insects and more.

This phone establishes a new level of photography because its features are heavily fueled by Artificial Intelligence (AI) and Algorithms, whether we talk about the 48MP Clarity Mode, Super Night Mode, Image Stabilization, Light detection, Image composition, all of these features work perfectly on their respective use cases.

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The camera app offers various modes including AR, Portraits, Video, Regular images, Videos recording supports up to 4k, Panorama, Slo-Mo, Time-lapse, HDR and more.

In addition, the camera also includes support for AI-powered HiVision that helps users to identify an object, real-time translations, shop an item, Check calories, QR code and more by just pointing the camera to the direction of a particular object.

Battery:

Honor 20 Pro has a 4000mAh battery that supports 22.5W Huawei SuperFast charging and can charge 55% battery in 30 minutes.

With the addition of power saving mode, the “Ultra power saving mode” allows users to optimize and maximize battery for longer use.

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In our typical battery test, the phone ran all day without showing the “Low Battery” sign. Although, it may vary on the use case.

Sound:

Watching movies, playing games and most importantly listening music requires an amazing sound experience, that’s why Honor 20 keeps you covered with its Virtual 9.1 Surround sound feature that is powered by Huawei Histen 6.0 and provides you.

The virtual 9.1 surround sound supports almost all types of wired and wireless earphones. Also, the dual microphone with noise reduction helps you to get rid of any pesky background noise. This provides you with an immersive experience while performing and audio related tasks.

Our Opinion:

If you’re looking for a flagship phone then Honor 20 Pro is all you need because it comes with a fantastic camera, powerful performance for gaming and multitasking, massive battery life that can run all day, a beautiful design that currently hard find, all tagged with an attractive price.

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This is our opinion but we also want to know you’re precious thoughts on this smartphone. So lets us know in the comment section.

John started his early career as a game developer, after working four years for an indie company, he stepped into Android development and became an Android enthusiast, which made him start Huaweicentral.com. John loves animals and usually takes part in activities related to animal rights and welfare.

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Huawei, Oppo, Vivo, Xiaomi launches new fast charging protocol

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Huawei fast charging protocol

Today, China Communications Standard Association conducted a mobile integrated fast charging conference in Beijing. Alongside, the organization announced Huawei and other brands in the first batch of fast charging protocol.

To understand this subject, let’s jump to the base of this information.

Huawei, Oppo, Vivo, and Xiaomi are the top four manufacturers in China. Undoubtedly, all these companies have provided some high-end products to consumers. However, these firms realized that they furnish such charging techniques that do not fit in the universal environment.

Consequently, Huawei and the three manufacturers came in contact with each other and decided to bring a new fast charging protocol for their consumers. As the next step, these companies have grabbed their places in the first batch of this solution.

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Solely speaking of Huawei, the Mate Xs 2 is the first to get the compatibility certificate of fast charging solution. Besides, 11 more devices are eligible to impose this new charging facility on their surface. And in the time ahead, more smartphones will join this list.

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Main Objectives of Fast Charging Protocol

Huawei bothers about users’ requirements. Hence, it decided to take a new step in the field of charging operations. Ultimately, the fast charging function will mainly work for five aspects.

  • Firstly, to improve the charging facility and expansion of fast charging ecosystem.
  • Second, it will promote the transformation of fast charging to an industrial scale.
  • Third, it will track the progress of universal fast charging standards and inspect the Chinese fast charging technology in global standards.
  • Fourth, To encourage more enterprises to accept the unified fast charging standard.
  • Fifth, to improve third-party certification, and identification work.

Huawei Nova 10 Pro is a good example of fast charging

In a smartphone, the battery is the most significant and crucial part. If the battery works wonders, then your phone can be the perfect partner for your enjoyment. Huawei understood this concept a long time ago. Hence, it brought the Nova 10 Pro adapter with the latest Super Turbocharging technology.

As the name reflects, the technology boosts the power of 100W in the phone at charging time. Accordingly, the phone gets a full charge within 20 minutes. Hence, we can say that the upcoming charging solution will also play a good role in the welfare of consumers.

Read More: UFSC fusion fast charging protocol led by Huawei is coming

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Huawei launched Car Smart Scree Pro with 3K wide angle dual camera 

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Huawei Zhixuan Dingdipai Car Smart Screen Pro released

Huawei is renowned for its invention in technology, such as a smart screen for automobiles. Yes! To make your journey entertaining, Huawei Zhixuan and DingDipai collaborated to develop a new species of HarmonyOS technology. The company successfully released Huawei Zhixuan Dingdipai Car Smart Screen Pro.

The Car Screen Pro featured smart technology that can gain your focus to update your car gadget to make it more attractive and digital. This new Huawei smart screen has a most attractive feature that you should be aware of:

  • Huawei HiCar desktop
  • The 3K ultra-wide-angle dual camera
  • Sound follows human movements

The HiCar desktop: The vital information is shown on one screen and is easily accessible with just one touch with the new HiCar desktop. The new desktop offers a variety of personalized universal cards in addition to home page split-screen display navigation:

  • Schedule a to-do list
  • Weather forecast
  • Ongoing application
  • Settings
  • Other items on the mobile phone can be generated automatically when the navigation task is launched

The 3K ultra-wide-angle dual camera: It let your give Ultra-clear driving record quality and the addition of built-in storage makes it more dependable and effective.

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Sound follows human movements:  To prevent annoying the passengers in the car by playing the sound of the original car audio, the sound output device will automatically switch when the car owner removes their mobile phone and exits the car.

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Additionally, the mobile phone’s location information can be sent to the car smart screen by shaking the device, according to the Pro version of the car smart screen.

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Huawei Zhixuan Dingdipai Car Smart Screen Pro:

the newly released Huawei Zhixuan Dingdipai Car Smart Screen Pro has a simple and thin body with a clear integrated design. The “foreign body sensation” upon stepping inside the automobile is significantly diminished by the new car smart screen Pro.

The smart screen is equipped 8.9-inch 1920 x 720 screen, which is suitable for more than 85% of passenger cars, doesn’t obstruct the view, doesn’t mind bright lights, and has sharp picture details.

You can participate in the device public test through Huawei Mall, its price is 1799 Yuan at a discount of 200 Yuan. To be noted public test will end on October 4. So hurry to take this chance.

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Huawei telecom technology is saving large power consumption

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Huawei has long been in the internet equipment market and the Chinese tech maker is way ahead of its competitors. In that way, it helps other telecom companies to apply better solutions to provide better consumer-based services.

In the latest edition, the Chief Technology Officer (CTO) of XL Axiata, an Indonesian telecom company, said that Huawei’s network technology has helped to save up to 26% of power consumption in the entire system.

Yes, 26% is a lot of power saving and Huawei has surely impacted the business positively from different perspectives.

The CTO further informs that Huawei’s FDD smart 8T8R technology is efficient in terms of electrical use cases. The new tech is already installed in over 100 of 4G networks and may further increase in number in the near future.

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As found, the telecom operator has thousands of base stations in Indonesia and It would be surely beneficial if the telecom company fully inherits Huawei’s equipment prowess.

Huawei’s tech:

The telecom equipment market is largely based on Huawei’s dominance because the Dell Oro Group report of 2021 reveals that Huawei alone occupies around 28% market share in the global telecom equipment market.

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