As expected, the Honor 30S smartphone’s just made its China debut. This latest, mid-range Honor smartphone is one of the industry’s first smartphones to feature the latest HiSilicon chipset, the Kirin 820. Even the Honor 30S is the first 5G smartphone in the Honor 30 product range for the company. Let’s take a look at the Honor 30S size, availability information and specifications.
The new Honor 30S is the first device powered by the 7 nm Kirin 820 5G chipset from HiSilicon which comes with a built-in 5G modem that supports both SA and NSA networks. It uses a total of four clocked ARM Cortex-A76 cores at 2.36 GHz, four clocked ARM Cortex-A55 cores at up to 1.84 GHz and a Mali-G57 MC6 GPU.
A quad-camera array with a 64MP main sensor, an 8MP telephoto lens with 3x optical zoom and 20x hybrid zoom, an 8MP ultra-wide-angle lens and a 2MP deep-sensor is located around the back of the handset. For selfies, the Honor 30S sports a 16MP camera in the top-left corner of their 6.5-inch FHD+ panel inside the hole-punch cutout.
It has a 4,000 mAh battery that supports 40W fast charging battery. Honor says it takes just about 30 minutes to charge the battery to 70%. The phone runs Android 10-based EMUI 9.0.1 on the software side of things, without Google apps or services.
The Honor 30S is priced for the 8 GB RAM + 128 GB storage version at CNY 2.399 (around INR 23.999). Also on sale is an 8 GB RAM + 256 GB storage variant; it costs CNY 2,699 (approx. INR 26,999). The Honor 30s is currently up for pre-order in China and will go on sale on April 7 in the region. The company has not disclosed the Honor 30S’s availability information for markets outside China