Honor View 10, Honor 7X US-bound for under $500 and $200

The smartphone is right now exclusively available on Amazon India is, in fact, the global variant of the Honor V10, which was launched in China in November. The company's sub-brand Honor launched its budget smartphone Honor 7X along with its flagship smartphone Honor View 10 in India recently. Sync Play is set to arrive on the View 10 later in the first quarter, Honor says. Launch offers have now been detailed Amazon India, and you can find further details below. The phone comes in two colours - Navy Blue and Midnight Black. The most recent addition is the AI backed Honor View 10 that is priced at Rs. 29,999 and takes on OnePlus 5T.

For those who purchase the smartphone using ICICI Bank credit cards will get an instant discount of Rs. 1500, but this offer is available only from January 8 to January 10.

Apart from these offers, buyers can get 15GB 3G/4G data per recharge for up to 6 recharges on an amount of Rs. 349 (Airtel prepaid users). So, let's recap. What is the Honor View 10? The no cost EMI is available at ₹2,500 per month. The back, you will notice, sports a dual camera - a 16 MP main sensor and a 20 MP assistive one - for all the fancy camera effects you can imagine.

The smartphone comes with a 5.65-inch bezel-less full HD+ display with 2160 x 1080 pixels resolution and 18:9 aspect ratio.

Huawei has delivered a number of dual-lens camera smartphones in past in mid-range and upper mid-range (Rs. 25k to Rs. 30k) price category.

The Honor View 10 has been confirmed to launch in the U.S. at some point although a specific time frame has not been announced as yet. The AI-powered Portrait mode for selfies is also being outed. It is powered by a Huawei HiSilicon Kirin 659 SoC (four cores clocked at 2.36GHz, and four cores clocked at 1.7GHz) coupled with either 3GB or 4GB of RAM. It runs Android Oreo with Huawei's EMUI 8.0 skin on Huawei's Kirin 970 processor, and has 128GB of storage and a MicroSD card slot.

Honor started the journey of powerful cameras with the "Honor 6 Plus" series which had a dual 8-megapixel rear sensor.

Connectivity options on the Honor 9 Lite include 4G VoLTE, Wi-Fi 802.11 b/g/n, Bluetooth, GPS/ A-GPS, 3.5mm audio jack, and Micro-USB with OTG support.

  • Joey Payne