Honor 30S Featuring Kirin 820 5G Chipset Unveiled In China

honor view 30Honor on Tuesday launched ‘Honor 30S’ which is touted as its first 5G smartphone of this year.

Honor 30S is priced at 2,399 Chinese Yuan for the base 8GB RAM and 128GB storage variant. It also comes in an 8GB RAM and 256GB storage model for 2,699 Chinese Yuan.

The 30S is now up for pre-orders from Vmall, Suning, JD, and Tmall in China and will go on sale starting April 7.

The smartphone features a 6.5-inch LCD display that supports 2400 x 1080 pixel resolution at 405 PPI.

Honor 30S is powered by the newly-announced Huawei Kirin 820 5G chipset, paired with ARM Mali-G57MP6 GPU, 1 x NPU (Neural-network Processing Unit).

The phone packs up to 256GB of UFS 2.1 storage that can further be expanded via an NM card.

The smartphone gets a quad-camera setup on the back with a 64MP primary sensor at the helm. The main sensor is paired with an 8-megapixel ultrawide lens, an 8MP telephoto module, and a 2MP depth sensor.

The Honor 30S smartphone sports a 16MP selfie camera which is housed in the hole cutout.

It runs Android 10 with Magic UI 3.1.1 and packs a 4000mAh battery that supports 40W fast charging.