Although Honor and Huawei are still usually thought of together, the former has existed independently for some time and is starting to appear in more Western markets. That is, access to hardware and software is currently unrestricted. Additionally, the new item that was unveiled to us at the IFA in Berlin has a given an d last name. The new Honor 70 due to its excellent design and strength is warmly welcomed.
The phone aspires to carry on the story started by the Asian company, and to do so it bets on an OLED screen with curved sides, which is less common than it would appear. Moreover,
Technical specifications for the new Honor 70
|SCREEN||6.62-inch curved OLED|
FullHD + resolution of 2,400 x 1,080p
|REAR CAMERAS||Main: 54 megapixels|
Wide/macro: 50 megapixels, 122º
Depth: 2 megapixels
|FRONTAL CAMERA||32 megapixels|
66W fast charge
Magic UI 6.1
|DIMENSIONS AND WEIGHT||161.4 x 73.3 x 7.91 millimeters|
|OTHERS||On-screen fingerprint reader|
|PRICE||From 549 euros|
Excellent design and strength with versatile photographic equipment
The new Honor 70 from the Asian manufacturer makes an appearance at IFA and does so with an OLED screen that measures 6.62 inches diagonally and has curved sides. The screen refreshes at 120Hz and boasts a FullHD+ resolution of 2,400 x 1,080 pixels, hiding the fingerprint reader behind it. Additionally, the panel is able to display HDR10 + content.
Honor chooses the Qualcomm Snapdragon 778G+ as its CPU. It also includes two internal storage options, 128GB and 256GB, and a single RAM version, 8GB. However, there are no microSD trays present. Our internal 4,800 mAh battery has rapid charging capabilities up to 66W, which greatly improves the charging speed.
When it comes to photography, there are 54 megapixels for the primary camera and 50 megapixels for a camera that can be used for both super wide angle and macro photography. The back gear is equipped with a third 2-megapixel camera for taking depth measurements. It has 32 megapixels for selfies on the front.
In order to conclude, let’s discuss the connectivity of a phone that has 5G, WiFi 6, Bluetooth 5.2, GPS, NFC, and USB type C, hides Android 12 behind Magic UI 6.1, and weighs 178 grams.
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Honor 70’s versions and pricing
The new device was unveiled in Germany and goes on sale today in US (on the Honor website, with 5 operators, and in authorized stores). It comes in three colors: grey, white, and black. Here are the prices that are being advertised:
- Honor 70 with 8GB/128GB : 549 euros.
- Honor 70 with 8GB/256GB : price to be determined.