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HONOR View20 is the latest flagship smartphone from HONOR which was released globally on Jan 22nd 2019. HONOR 10 was launched at the end of 2017, which also used to be HONOR’s best flagship model back then. What are the main differences between HONOR View20 and HONOR 10? Read on to find out what they are!
|Section||HONOR View20||HONOR 10|
|Features||Kirin 980 processor||Kirin 970 processor|
|4000mAh (typical) battery||3400mAh Battery|
|Super Charge: 55% in 30 mins||Super Charge|
|Magic UI 2.0.1 based on Android 9.0||EMUI 8.0 based on Android 8.0|
|6GB RAM + 128GB ROM |
8GB RAM + 256GB ROM
|4GB RAM + 128GB ROM|
|Display||6.4 inches HONOR FullView, 2310 x 1080 pixels||5.84 inches FHD, 2280 x 1080 pixels|
|Dimensions||Height: 156.9 mm||Height: 149.6 mm|
|Width: 75.4 mm||Width: 71.2 mm|
|Depth: 8.1 mm||Depth: 7.7 mm|
|Weight: 180g||Weight: 153g|
|Rear Camera||48MP + 3D Camera||24MP + 16MP|
The Kirin 980 chipset on HONOR View20 is manufactured on a 7-nanometre scale, as opposed to the Kirin 970's 10-nanometre basis. It is the world's first 7nm process mobile phone SoC chipset, which has improved dramatically the performance and power efficiency on smartphone. The Kirin 980 combines multiple technological innovations and improves what its predecessor, the Kirin 970 achieved, in particular with regard to its in-built Neural Processing and Artificial Intelligence capabilities. Performance has been improved by 20% and power efficiency by 40%. Overall energy efficiency has risen by a massive 58%, all of this resulting in longer smartphone battery life and higher overall performance. Read more about Android Processor Comparison: Kirin 980 vs Kirin 970.
HONOR 10 has a battery capacity of 3400mAh, which is not bad in terms of battery life. However, HONOR View20’s battery has reached 4000 mAh, which is currently the highest among HONOR phones. Both phones support SuperCharge.
HONOR View20 adopted Magic UI2.0.1 based on Android 9.0, while HONOR 10 is using EMUI 8 which is based on Android 8.0. Android 9.0 (Android Pie) has several advantages over the previous version, read more at Android 9 Pie Features To Make Phones Smarter & Simpler
HONOR View20 has adopted a design of full screen view, which is called “HONOR FullView Display”, reaching a screen-to-body ratio around 85.7%. The under-screen cameras make the HONOR FullView Display possible, and the 48 MP Camera supports optical image stabilization function.
In contrast, HONOR 10 has a 79.9% screen-to-body ratio, with a notch design and an ultrasonic under-glass fingerprint sensor on the front screen.
HONOR View20’s rear camera is the first ever on a smartphone to be powered by the SONY IMX586 stacked CMOS image sensor, which features 48 effective megapixels on a 1/2-inch sensor, delivering excellent image quality.
While on HONOR 10, the rear dual cameras offer 24MP+16MP resolution, which is much less than those on HONOR View20.
HONOR View20’s in-screen front camera is specially placed at the upper left-hand side, maximizing the viewing area of the full screen and leaving enough room for the front camera. The 25MP resolution on the front camera is also far better than the 16MP on HONOR 10.