Honor launched Honor 50 series and a new earbuds in recent launch event. It include Honor 50 Pro, 50, 50 SE and Earbuds 2 SE. The 50 Pro and 50 both has the world’s first Snapdragon 778G chipset where has 50 SE has Dimensity 900 chipset. So, let’s go through the Honor 50 price, specs, features, expected price and its availability in Nepal.
Honor 50 Overview
Display and Design
Here, the Honor 50 features a smaller screen of 6.57-inch with a punch hole. The punch hole is placed at the top center of the screen. It is a an OLED panel which supports 120Hz refresh rate and 300Hz touch sampling rate. Further the screen supports 1.07 billion colors, and DCI-P3 100% wide color gamut which will give best image quality.
The back design of the Honor 50 is similar to the Pro variant. Same camera module is inspired by a Rollei’s double-reflex cameras. The main camera lens flaunts a ring design like a metal ring which is very unique and eye-catching according to me. Similarly, the color scheme of the handset also interests me in particular with snow crystal option, warm summer amber, cool jade green, and classic bright black color options.
Performance and Memory
In the performance section, the handset packs a Qualcomm Snapdragon 778G SoC. It is the first smartphone along with 50 Pro, to feature this brand new chipset build on a 6nm node. The graphics section is handle by Qualcomm Adreno 642L GPU. Compared to previous generation this new chipset comes with 45% improvement in performance and graphics rendering.
Apart from that, the handset brings the familiar GPU Turbo X and LINK Turbo for the first time in the Snapdragon platform. GPU Turbo X allows this smartphone to achieve a full-frame experience of popular games. Likewise, LINK Turbo technology enables dual-SIM dual-WLAN four-network intelligent collaboration. It offers better connections under complex networks, lowers latency, and a smoother experience.
In addition, these phone comes with 8GB / 12GB of RAM and two storage 128GB and 256GB variant. It operates on Magic UI 4.2 based on top of Android 11. Further, the Global versions will ship with GMS support out-of-the-box.
The punch hole setup holds a 32MP lens. This sensor allow user to take super night scene selfie. It is capable of capturing 1080p at 30 fps.
On the rear camera housing, it holds a 108MP ISOCELL HM2 sensor. It is a 1/1.52-inch sensor which uses a 9-in-1 pixel binning and captures 12MP shots by default. And the rest of the setup includes an 8MP ultra wide camera and two auxiliary sensors of 2MP each for macros and depth.
Battery and Miscellaneous
The Honor 50 is packed with 4300mAh battery capacity given that it supports 66W super-fast wired charging. According to the official, it only takes 20minutes to charge the phone to 70%. Also, 4300 mAh is the biggest one among the series.
Moreover, the handset makes use of an optical fingerprint sensor as well as face unlock for security. You also get support for NFC.
Honor 50 Specifications
|Body||160 x 73.8 x 7.7 mm, 175 g|
|Display||6.57 inches, OLED panel, 1B colors|
|Resolution||1080 x 2340 pixels, 19.5:9 ratio|
|Touch Sampling Rate||300Hz|
|Processor||Qualcomm Snapdragon 778G 5G (6nm)|
|CPU||Octa-core (1x 2.4Ghz Kryo 670 Prime & 3x 2.2Ghz Kryo 670Gold & 4x 1.9Ghz Kryo 670 Silver)|
|RAM||8 / 12 GB|
|Storage||128 / 256 GB|
|OS & UI||Android 11, Magic UI 4.2|
|Rear Camera||Quad Cameras: |
Primary: 108 MP, f/1.9, (wide), 1/1.52″, 0.7µm, PDAF,
Ultra-wide: 8 MP, f/2.2, 120˚, 17mm,
Macro: 2 MP, f/2.4,
Depth: 2 MP, f/2.4
|Front Camera||32 MP, f/2.2, (wide), 1/3.14″,|
|Video Resolutions||Rear: [email protected], [email protected]/60fps, gyro-EIS, |
Front: [email protected]
|Security||Fingerprint (Optical Under Display) & Face Unlock (Software-Based)|
|Connectivity||5G, dual-SIM, Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac/6 (dual-band), Bluetooth 5.2, GPS, NFC, Radio, USB Type-C port|
|Charging||66W, 0-70% in 20 mins|
|Color||Amber Red, Emerald Green, Frost Crystal, Midnight Black|
Honor 50 Price in Nepal and Availability
In terms of price, the Honor 50 8GB+128GB is priced at 2699 yuan (~$422), 8GB+256GB is at 2999 yuan (~$469) and 12GB+256GB is priced at 3399 yuan (~$531). The handset will go on sale on June 25 in China.
Honor 50 price in Nepal is expected to start at NPR 58,000, if and when it launches in Nepal.
|Honor 50 5G||Price in China||Price in Nepal (Expected)|
|8/128GB||2,699 Yuan||NPR 58,000|
|8/256GB||2,999 Yuan||NPR 64,000|
|12/256GB||3,399 Yuan||NPR 73,000|