Honor X10 5G Announced | Releasing as The Cheapest 5G smartphone of 2020

Susan Jyakhwo 21 May, 2020

Honor 9x has been released in China back in July 2019. And at the start of this year, the official launch of Honor 9X has taken place in Nepal. Recently Honor has announced its upgraded variant Honor 1X10 5G. According to them, Honor X10 5G is expected to be released globally on May 26, 2020. 

Overview of Honor X10 5G

Honor X10 5G got a similar design to that of Honor 9X but the specifications and features are better. The major features of Honor X10 5G are 6.63-inch FHD panel at front, Kirin 820 5G chipset, 90 Hz refresh rate, quad rear camera, etc. With these specifications and affordable pricing Honor, X10 5G will be popular among Nepalese customers. 

Display and Design

The first thing everyone will notice in their first look is that Honor X10 5G has a full edge to edge display without any notch. Only a few devices are available in the market without a notch. The screen is 6.63- inch LTPS IPS LCD panel with 84.7 % screen to body ratio. The FHD+ display with 1080x2400 pixels resolution has 20:9 aspect ratio. The display is good but not as sharp and crisp as AMOLED and OLED panels. 

 The backside of the phone has a Triple-rear camera setup. You will be mesmerized by the look of the back panel as it has a stylish X pattern that reflects light in different ways providing a unique and beautiful look. There are four color options users can choose while purchasing this phone: Blue, Orange, Black, and Silver.

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Processor and Chipsets

Honor X10 5G has the latest best midrange Kirin 820 5G Chipset. The Octa-core processor has four high performings Cortex-A76 cores and four power-efficient Cortex-A55 cores. With Mali-G57 six-core GPU, it can perform daily tasks like web browsing, consuming media content, and playing casual games flawlessly. Not only that, but high graphic and process demanding applications and games can also be played with the medium graphic setting. 

Additionally, there are 3 different variants of Honor X10 5G which are expected to be released in the global market: 6/64 GB, 6/128GB, and 8/128GB.

Camera, Image, and Video Quality

At the back of Honor X10 5G, a Triple-camera setup is implemented. The primary 40MP f/1.8 sensor, 8MP ultrawide lens, and 2MP f/2.4 depth sensor can capture a decent image. To tune photo Huawei also used  Camera AI, which can recognize the different scenario and based on its light condition, contrast and color saturation is manipulated. The front of the Honor X10 5G has a 16MP f/2.2 motorized pop-up camera sensor. The focus is fixed but can deliver color accurate shot with a saturated color tone. About the video, the rear primary sensor can capture 4K videos at 30fps, FHD videos at 30fps, or HD videos at 960fps. As no optical or electronic image stabilization is present video can look little shakey.  

Specifications of Honor X10 5G

  • Display: 6.63 inches LTPS IPS LCD capacitive touchscreen
  • Screen Resolution: 1080 x 2400 pixels, 90Hz refresh rate 
  • Chipset: Kirin 820 5G
  • GPU: Mali-G57 
  • Storage and Memory: 64GB 6GB RAM, 128GB 6GB RAM, 128GB 8GB RAM
  • Rear Camera: Triple Camera
    • 40 MP f/1.8 main sensor
    • 8MP f/2.4 ultrawide lens
    • 2 MP f/2.4 (Depth Sensor)
  • Front Camera: Motorized pop-up 16 MP, f/2.2
  • Battery: Non-removable Li-Po 4300 mAh battery; 22.5W fast Charging
  • Colors: Blue, Orange, Black, Silver

Battery and Other Features

Inside Honor X10 5G 4300 mAh battery has been incorporated which supports 22.5W fast charging. The battery size and charging rate have been increased and it's great to have a bigger battery. Regarding connectivity it got dual-band Wi-Fi, Bluetooth V5.1, GPS, GLONASS, Type C connector, etc. 

Overall, Honor X10 5G  is a decent smartphone to be released as the best affordable mid-range smartphone targeted for mid-range customers. The Honor has managed to put 3.5mm headphone jack. For additional storage, it also supports a nano memory card up to 256GB.

Price and Availability

Honor X10 5G has been officially announced and released in China. They are planning to release it globally on 26 May. The starting price of Honor X10 5G 6/64GB variant is set at CNY 1899. No official information has been released regarding the release date and price and availability. The expected price of Honor X10 5G 6/64GB in Nepal is around Rs. 32,990 for a 6/64GB variant. 

Price of Honor X10 5G

  • 6 GB RAM + 64 GB storage – 1,899 Yuan (~$267) around Rs. 32,990
  • 6 GB RAM + 128 GB storage – 2,199 Yuan (~$309) around Rs. 37,990
  • 8 GB RAM + 128 GB storage – 2,399 Yuan (~$337) around Rs. 40,990
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