The pure smartphone brand Honor has introduced its first smartphone Honor V40 in China’s tech market. Pure in the sense, after splitting from parent company Huawei. At the same time, it is expected that the global variant will be called Honor View 40 which might come with Google Play Services. The phone is quite good in terms of look and specifications. So, let’s jump in to all the information about the phone like specifications, and price of Honor V40.
Honor V40 5G Overview
First of all, let’s talk about the design of the phone. The device is introduced as a bezel less display smartphone. On front, dual selfie camera module is provided in the pill shape. The left side of the display of the phone comes with a curved design replacing bezel in every form. However, there are fewer thinner bezels on the right side. Also, some bezels is present on top and bottom of the phone. Apart from this, the vertical camera module on the rear has a triple camera setup. The setup is kind of illusion because we can se more than 3 camera sensors. However, the company has placed only three cameras for photography on the rear. In addition, there are other flash lights and other sensors as well.
The V40 5G comes with 6.72″ full HD+ AMOLED panel. It comes with 120Hz refresh rate and 300Hz touch sampling rate. The phone’s display is based on 1236 x 2679 pixels resolution. Display can brighten up to 800 nits max and has HDR10. Not only this, the screen is equipped with TUV Rheinland Global Eye Protection Certification 2.0. In addition, with 80-degree super large, P3 wide color gamut, 93% screen-to-body ratio.
Processor and Memory
For processing, MediaTek’s Dimensity 1000+ chipset built on 7 nm fabrication is used. It is an octa-core processor with the Mali G77 MC9 GPU. This chipsets supports 5G connectivity.
Moreover, the device is built with 8 GB of RAM. Similarly, it is available in two storage variants: 128 GB and 256 GB of UFS 2.1. However, it does not have slot for external storage.
Not missing out the important thing, it operates on Magic UI 4.0 based on Android 10.
Moving on to the cameras, triple rear camera setup is provided. This setup has a 50MP primary sensor that uses RYYB ultra-light sensing technology. It is accompanied by the 8MP ultra-wide angle lens and 2MP macro sensor for close-up shots. Plus, module includes a LED flash and laser autofocus.
Similarly, the front has dual camera setup on pill shape punch-hole cut out. One is 16MP camera lens and another is Color spectrum sensor. Front cam is capable of capturing 1080p video at 30fps.
Battery and Connectivity
The device consists of 4,000mAh battery for power backup. It supports 66W fast wired charging and 50W wireless charging. Also, it support reverse charging of 5W. Company claims that the battery can be fully charged in just 35 minutes.
As a connectivity option, the phone includes 5G, 4G LTE, Wi-Fi 6, Bluetooth 5.1, NFC, and GPS. Other options are: in-display fingerprint scanner, stereo speakers, USB Type-C port, and many more.
Honor V40 5G Specifications
|Display||6.72 inches, AMOLED|
|Resolution||1236 x 2676 pixels, 19.5:9 ratio|
|Refresh Rate||120 Hz|
|Processor||Mediatek MT6889Z Dimensity 1000+ (7nm)|
|CPU||Octa-core (4×2.6 GHz Cortex-A77 & 4×2.0 GHz Cortex-A55)|
|GPU||ARM Mali-G77 MC9|
|Storage||128 / 256 GB|
|OS||Android 10, Magic UI 4.0|
|Rear Camera||Triple Cameras:|
Primary: 50 MP, f/1.9, (wide), 1/1.56″, 1.0µm, PDAF, Laser AF
Ultrawdie: 8 MP, f/2.4, 120˚, 17mm
Macro: 2 MP, f/2.4
|Front Camera||8 MP|
|Video Resolution||Rear: 4K, 1080p, [email protected], HDR, gyro-EIS|
Front: [email protected], gyro-EIS
|Security||Fingerprint Sensor (in-display, optical), Software-based face unlock|
|Connectivity||5G, 4G LTE, Wi-Fi 6, Bluetooth 5.1, dual-band A-GPS, USB Type-C|
|Charging||66W Fast Charge, 50W fast wireless charging, Yes, 5W reverse charging|
|Colors||Midnight Black, Rose Gold, Titanium Silver|
|Price in Nepal||TBA|
Honor V40 5G Price in Nepal and Availability
The Honor V40 5G is priced at RMB 3,599 for 8/128 Gb variant. Smilarly, the price of 8/256 GB variant is RMB 3,999 in China. The phone is already available for purchase in in China. The device device is available in three color options: Night Black, Titanium Silver and Rose Gold.
If this smartphone arrives in Nepal, we can expect the price of Honor V40 5G in Nepal to be around Rs. 72,500.
|Smartphone Model||Price in China||Price in Nepal (Expected)|
|Honor V40 5G||RMB 3,599 (8+128 GB)|
RMB 3,999 (8+256 GB)
|Rs. 72,500 *|