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December 4, 2018

HONOR View20 – Best HONOR Flagship Smartphone to Expect in 2018

We are already approaching the end of 2018, with only 3 weeks left to close the year! During the whole year of 2018, HONOR has released many great products, such as HONOR Play, HONOR Magic2, HONOR 10 and HONOR 8X.

In below table, you can have a clear view of all HONOR smartphone released this year.

Models Chipset Release Date
HONOR View20 HiSilicon Kirin 980 Dec. 2018
HONOR 10 Lite HiSilicon Kirin 710 Nov. 2018
HONOR Magic2 HiSilicon Kirin 980 Oct. 2018
HONOR 8X HiSilicon Kirin 710 Oct. 2018
HONOR Play Hisilicon Kirin 970 Jul. 2018
HONOR 9N HiSilicon Kirin 659 Jul. 2018
HONOR 10 Hisilicon Kirin 970 May. 2018
HONOR 7S Mediatek MT6739 May. 2018
HONOR 7C Snapdragon 450 May. 2018
HONOR 7A Snapdragon 430 Apr. 2018

Except HONOR View20 was just announced, all other models have already been released and available in certain countries. Two smartphones are powered with Kirin 980 processor, including HONOR View20 and HONOR Magic2.

But why we say HONOR View20 is the best HONOR flagship smartphone to expect in 2018? Although both HONOR Magic2 and HONOR View20 use Kirin 980, the most powerful chipset released this year, HONOR Magic2 was currently only available in China. For HONOR View20, the situation is different, the product will be available in several other countries including China.

Best HONOR Flagship Smartphone to Expect in 2018 – Chipset of Kirin 980 on HONOR View20

The Kirin 980 chipset was first revealed during the IFA, held in Berlin, Germany in Aug 2018. The new chipset boasts with many “firsts” in the smartphone world, so the smartphones powered by Kirin 980 was truly much anticipated by lots of phone users.

best HONOR flagship smartphone in 2018 with kirin 980

This chipset is the first Cortex-A76 based in the world and has a 75% improvement in single core performance. The Kirin 980 also includes the world’s first commercial use Mali-G76 GPU performance is improved by 46%.

Kirin 980 can quickly adapt to AI scenes such as face recognition, object recognition, object detection, image segmentation and intelligent translation with the power of a dual-core NPU achieving 4500 images per minute which is an improved 120% recognition speed.

Best HONOR Flagship Smartphone to Expect in 2018 – HONOR FullView Display on View20

HONOR View20 will adopt an excellent new design of full screen view, which is called “HONOR FullView Display”, with under-screen cameras. The under-screen cameras make the HONOR FullView Display possible, with 100% screen-to-body ratio.

In 2018, it is the trend for smartphones to be bezel-less or notched. And the screen size has become bigger and more comfortable for watching movies and playing mobile games. In below table, you will have a clear picture of the sizes of all HONOR phones released this year.

Models Size Launch Date
HONOR View20 6.4 inches Dec. 2018
HONOR 10 Lite 6.21 inches Nov. 2018
HONOR Magic2 6.39 inches Oct. 2018
HONOR 8X 6.5 inches Oct. 2018
HONOR 7C 5.99 inches May. 2018
HONOR 10 5.84 inches May. 2018
HONOR 7S 5.45 inches May. 2018
HONOR Play 6.3 inches Jul. 2018
HONOR 9N 5.84 inches Jul. 2018
HONOR 7A 5.7 inches Apr. 2018

Is HONOR View20 the smartphone you are looking forward to experience? Stay tuned!