Honor is aiming to secure a leading share in the smartphone market in its home land China. Honor states that the cumulative number of users of the Honor X series smartphones has now exceeded 100 million. The manufacturer has launched the brand new next-generation X-series handset in China: Honor X40 5G. The handset is now available for pre-order in China with affordable price tags starting at CNY 1,499 ($214 approx.).
A few days ago, Honor has teased this X40 5G phone in a teaser video. They came up with a slogan which describes “New Leap Level Benchmark,” hinting at powerful specifications for the upcoming devices. The Hoor X40 5G packs a 120Hz curved display, a powerful processor, a two camera setup in a big circle on the rear side carved with “MATRIX AI VISION CAMERA” text. Here is the list of specifications:
6.67-inch OLED display with 2400 x 1080 pixels resolution
120Hz refresh rate with 800 nits brightness
Android 12 OS with Magic UI 6.1 integration
50MP primary camera with f/1.8 aperture couples with 2MP secondary sensor on back side
8MP front camera to take selfies
Qualcomm Snapdragon 695 processor
126GB and 256GB internal storage
5,000mAh battery with 40W fast charging capability
161.6 x 73.9 x 7.9 mm, 172 grams
Dual-SIM slot, Wi-Fi, Bluetooth 5.1, GPS, AGPS
The Honor X40 5G buyers can choose among Colourful Cloud, Mo Yuqing, and Magic Night Black colours. Honor begins selling the device with prices starting at 1,499 yuan ($215) for the 6GB + 128GB model, 1,699 yuan (~$243) for the 8GB + 128GB and 1,999 yuan (~$286) for 8GB+256GB version, while the 12GB + 256GB option will retail at 2,299 yuan (~$328).
Honor is currently taking pre-orders for the X40 5G in China and the open sale begins from September 23rd. There is no word about global launch of the device yet.