Honor 10 launched in India: Price, Specifications and Alternatives

Honor 10
Honor 10 was first introduced in China on April 19

Huawei’s sub-brand Honor has finally launched the much-awaited Honor 10 in India. The smartphone focuses on AI and comes with a notch up front to give it a more 2018 look. The device sports a glass back design that also shifts colours just like the Huawei P20 Pro.

As far as the specifications are concerned, the Honor 10 features a 5.84-inch IPS LCD display with a resolution of 1080×2280 pixels and a 19:9 aspect ratio. The smartphone is powered by the company’s homegrown HiSilicon Kirin 970 SoC. The device packs in 6GB of RAM and 128GB of onboard storage. The smartphone runs on Android 8.1 Oreo-based EMUI 8.1 out of the box. Under the hood, there is a 3,400mAh battery powering up the internals.

On the optics front, the Honor 10 a dual-camera setup at the back consisting of a 16-megapixel RGB sensor and a 24-megapixel Monochrome sensor. Up front, there is a 24-megapixel selfie shooter. Both the cameras come with some AI features packed in.

The Honor 10 will be exclusively available via Flipkart starting May 16 midnight at a price of Rs. 32,999. The smartphone will be available in Phantom Blue, Phantom Green, Midnight Black and Phantom Grey colour options.

Here are some great alternatives to the Honor 10:

OnePlus 6

OnePlus 6 Notch
OnePlus will run on Android Oreo out of the box (Credits: The Verge)

At Rs. 32,999, the Honor 10 will directly compete against the upcoming OnePlus flagship. The OnePlus 6 will be powered by the Qualcomm Snapdragon 845 SoC. The device will pack in up to 8GB of RAM and up to 256GB of onboard storage. Just like the Honor 10, the OnePlus 6 will also come with a dual-camera setup at the back and a notch up front. OnePlus 6 is launching tomorrow and will be available for sale in India starting May 21.

Honor View 10

Honor View 10
Honor View 10 is available in Navy Blue and Midnight Black colour variants

In case you hate the notch or just don’t care about AI features on your smartphone’s camera, then you can consider the Honor View 10 and save some money as well. Priced at Rs. 29,999, Honor View 10 makes a great alternative for the Honor 10. The Honor View 10 is powered by the same Kirin 970 chipset coupled with 6GB of RAM. For storage, the smartphone comes with 128GB of storage which is further expandable using a microSD card.

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