Affordable Honor 30S Launched With Quad Cameras & Flagship Specifications

Huawei’s subsidiary Honor has announced the Honor 30S 5G in China and from the looks of it, it is a budget friendly substitute to the Huawei P40. The smartphone is an upper mid-range device that uses the company’s Kirin 820 chipset and can be placed just below the P40 series.

Design and Display

Design wise, the smartphone looks a lot like the recently launched Huawei P40 series. It has a similar camera housing. However, the rear side of the smartphone comes with a “butterfly 3D glass” paint job, like its predecessor.

 

More and more OEMs have switched to side mounted fingerprint sensors instead of rear mounted ones, Honor has also opted to follow that trend. Honor 30S is available in four colors: Black, Blue, Green, and a new Feather Red gradient model.

The smartphone is built around a 6.5-inch LCD punch-hole display with 2400 × 1080 pixels resolution and HDR10 certification.

Internals and Storage

Internally, the smartphone is powered by the new 7nm Kirin 820 processor that offers the new 7nm Kirin 820 processor. The SoC is topped with 8GB of LPDDR4X RAM and up to 256GB of UFS 2.1 storage. It also supports 5G SA/NSA dual-mode standards and comes with a 3.5mm headphone jack.

Apart from this, the smartphone comes with Amazon Kindle-like e-Reader mode (Black & White) as well as eye-protection mode, Link Turbo, GPU Turbo and an anti-aging software feature.

On the software front, it runs on Android 10 topped with Magic UI 3.1.1.

Cameras

At the back, the Honor 30S features a 64 MP main sensor, an 8 MP telephoto lens with 3x optical zoom, 5x hybrid zoom, and 20x digital zoom, another 8 MP sensor and a 2 MP macro shooter.

On the front, it features a 16 MP sensor for selfies.

Battery and Pricing

The phone packs a 4000mAh battery with 40W fast wired charging.

Its two memory variants are priced as follows:

  • 8GB RAM + 128GB ROM – ~$338
  • 8GB RAM + 256GB ROM – ~$380

Honor 30S specifications

  • CPU: Octa-core
  • GPU: Mali-G77
  • Chipset: HiSilicon Kirin 820
  • OS: Android 10.0, Magic UI 3
  • Networks: 2G, 3G, 4G LTE, 5G
  • Display:
    • IPS LCD capacitive touchscreen, 6.5 inches, 1080 x 2400 pixels resolution, 20:9 aspect ratio
  • Memory:
    • RAM: 8 GB
    • Internal: 128 GB/ 256 GB
  • Camera:
    • Primary: 64 MP + 8 MP + 8 MP + 2 MP
    • Secondary: 16 MP
  • Connectivity: LTE, USB Type-C, GPS, Wi-Fi, Bluetooth 5.0, 3.5mm jack
  • Fingerprint scanner: Yes (sidde-mounted)
  • Battery: 4000 mAh
  • Price:
    • 8GB RAM + 128GB ROM – ~$338
    • 8GB RAM + 256GB ROM – ~$380


  • Miss for you 300-400 $$$ are affordable but for the general population it is too expensive. Since when they get imported duty plus other taxes get added to it. So for god sake stop calling 400 $ Smart phones affordable. You must be an Elite since you are implying it affordable.


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