The Honor 10 offers the taste of flagship phone specs at an affordable price. It has a premium design accompanied by an extraordinary performance that makes it one of the best mid-range smartphones in the market.
Design & Display
Honor 10 has a trendy Aurora Glass Design with a sizeable and immersive screen. With Phantom Blue and Phantom Green, you get a reflective glass design, which is beautiful and works from all angles. As for the body, it has an aluminum frame accompanied by a Gorilla glass5front and glass back.
The screen is a 5.84 inches IPS LCD FullView Display with 2280 x 1080 FHD+ resolution. It has an aspect ratio of 19:9, which leads to 432 PPI pixel density. The crisp display makes watching videos and playing games an enjoyable experience.
The colors offered for this model are Phantom Blue, Phantom Green, Midnight Black, Glacier Grey, and Lily White.
Operating System & UI
The operating system on Honor 10 is EMUI8.1.0 on Android 8.1 (Oreo), which is upgradeable to Android 9.0 (Pie).
EMUI comes with a lot of apps and features such as Gesture Navigation, Magazine lock screen, off-screen navigation, Smart Controller, note-taking app, and a lot of themes.
As for Biometric Security, it supports both an Ultrasonic Fingerprint and Fast Face Unlock.
Internal design & Performance
The chipset used in Honor 10 is Octa-core Kirin 970 (10 nm), which is fast and runs lag-free. This smartphone is AI Powered by Independent NPU to give you unbelievably strong performance.
As for the memory, it comes with 4/6/8GB RAM and an option of 64/128GB memory storage.
The camera setup consists of a new Dual AI Camera that is an RGB+B&W combo meaning one sensor is a 24MP monochrome shooter while the other is a 16MP color one. With these powerful cameras, you can capture stunning photos with great quality. The camera setup comes with a regular RGB camera accompanied by a high-resolution monochrome camera.
There is also a 32MP selfie camera that delivers sharp professional images. The pictures taken by this camera are beautiful and detailed with an excellent dynamic range.
As for video recording, you can shoot 4k videos at 30 with extraordinary resolution.
There is an enhanced light-sensitive sensor that comes with 4-in-1 light-fusion technology. It helps you take sharp images even in low light conditions.
The AI portrait Mode delivers eye-catching subject isolation with a wide dynamic range, as well.
The camera setup comes with 22 automatic camera modes for different scenarios. Some of its other features are Master AI, Scene-specific Parameter Application, LED Flash, 3D Portrait Lighting, phase-detection, Panorama, 2x hybrid zoom, Monochrome, Aperture Mode, beauty effect, Light painting mode, Night Mode, and HDR.
The Honor 10 has an out of the world Li-Po 3400 mAh battery and supports Super Fast Charging up to 22.5W that gives you 50% charge in just 25 minutes
Speakers and Audio
The Honor 10 has a single speaker at the bottom that produces loud and clear sounds with good quality. It automatically reduces background noise for better sound quality and supports a 3.5mm jack.
Some features of the Honor 10 are NFC, Accelerometer, Compass, Gyro, IR Blaster, and Proximity.
Honor 10 is a great mid-ranger that offers a class-leading design, a lot of exciting features, a great display, an amazing camera setup, and brilliant technology at a reasonable price.
|Technology||GSM / HSPA / LTE|
|Status||Available. Released 2018, May|
|Dimensions||149.6 x 71.2 x 7.7 mm (5.89 x 2.80 x 0.30 in)|
|Weight||153 g (5.40 oz)|
|Build||Glass front (Gorilla Glass 5), glass back, aluminum frame|
|SIM||Dual SIM (Nano-SIM, dual stand-by)|
|Type||IPS LCD capacitive touchscreen, 16M colors|
|Size||5.84 inches, 85.1 cm2 (~79.9% screen-to-body ratio)|
|Protection||Corning Gorilla Glass (unspecified version)|
|OS||Android 8.1 (Oreo), upgradable to Android 9.0 (Pie), EMUI 9.1|
|Chipset||Kirin 970 (10 nm)|
|CPU||Octa-core (4x2.4 GHz Cortex-A73 & 4x1.8 GHz Cortex-A53)|
|Internal||64GB 4GB RAM, 64GB 6GB RAM, 128GB 4GB RAM, 128GB 6GB RAM, 128GB 8GB RAM|
|Dual||16 MP, f/1.8, PDAF|
|Features||LED flash, HDR, panorama|
|Video||4K@30fps, 1080p@30/60fps (gyro-EIS)|
|Single||24 MP, f/2.0, 26mm (wide), 1/2.8", 0.9µm|
|WLAN||Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac, dual-band, Wi-Fi Direct, hotspot|
|Bluetooth||4.2, A2DP, aptX HD, LE|
|GPS||Yes, with A-GPS, GLONASS, BDS|
|USB||2.0, Type-C 1.0 reversible connector, USB On-The-Go|
|Sensors||Fingerprint (front-mounted), accelerometer, gyro, proximity, compass|
|Charging||Fast charging 22.5W, 50% in 24 min (advertised)|
|Colors||Phantom Blue, Phantom Green, Midnight Black, Glacier Grey, Lily White (GT version only)|
|Models||COL-AL10, COL-L29, COL-L19|
|Performance||AnTuTu: 200440 (v7) GeekBench: 6591 (v4.4) GFXBench: 21fps (ES 3.1 onscreen)|
|Display||Contrast ratio: 1558:1 (nominal), 2.757 (sunlight)|
|Camera||Photo / Video|
|Loudspeaker||Voice 69dB / Noise 72dB / Ring 87dB|
|Audio quality||Noise -95.6dB / Crosstalk -94.6dB|
|Battery life||Endurance rating 74h|