Honor comes with another budget phone that offers high-end features with a premium design. 10i delivers decent performance, an amazing camera setup, and great battery life accompanied by a smooth user interface.
Design & Display
Honor 10i has a stylish gradient design with a sizeable and immersive screen. It comes with a 3D Color Gradient curved body that shines with every move to give it a premium look.
The screen is a 6.21 inches IPS LCD Display with 2340 x 1080 FHD+ resolution. It has an aspect ratio of 19.5:9, which leads to 415 PPI pixel density.
Honor 10i features an Eye Comfort Mode for a better reading experience. Also, the screen is ‘’certified by TÜV Rheinland’’ for blocking out the ‘’harmful blue light.’’
The colors offered for this model are Phantom Blue, Phantom Red, and Midnight Black.
Operating System & UI
The operating system on Honor 10i is EMUI9 on Android 9 (Pie), which comes with a lot of features and is extremely user-friendly.
AI Smart Communication offers you a better connection than ever. It supports Dual 4G SIM with a stable Internet connection that improves your call quality and internet experience. It also features Dual VoLTE and AI Elevator Mod.
There is also AI Mobile Communication Technology. It recognizes your location and its internet accessibility to jump back on its 4G signal within a few seconds.
EMUI comes with a lot of apps and features such as an enhanced data management system, AI Calorie Counting, AI Translation, AI Scan-to-Shop, AI Item Scanner, Gesture Navigation, Gmail, Google Play Store, Google Maps, Flashlight, Clock, Calendar, Calculator, World Clock, Sound Recorder, Huawei App Center and a lot of themes.
As for Biometric Security, it supports both Fingerprint Recognition and Smart Face Unlock.
Internal design & Performance
The chipset used in Honor 10i is Octa-core Kirin 710, which is fast and runs lag-free. It supports GPU Turbo2.0 that improves performance, offering you a high-end gaming performance.
As for the memory, it comes with 4GB RAM and 128GB memory storage.
The camera setup is an AI-powered Triple Camera that consists of a 24MP main camera that comes with a Quadra CFA sensor for better low-light photography. Then, there is an 8MP Ultra-wide camera with 120° field of view and a 2MP depth sensor for a better bokeh effect. With these game-changing cameras, you can capture stunning photos with great quality.
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 1080p videos at 30fps with extraordinary resolution.
The AI portrait Mode delivers eye-catching subject isolation with a wide dynamic range, as well.
AI Beautification features Skin Tone, Adjustment, Acne Removal, Face Slimming, Oily Glare Removal, Light & Shadow Effect, Eye Enlargement, Eye Bags Removal, Eye Brightening, Teeth Whitening, and Intelligent Skin Smooth.
Also, the camera setup comes with 22 automatic camera modes for more than 500 scenarios. Some of its AI features are Backlighting Imaging Technology and multi-scene recognition.
It also features Super Night Shot, Super Slow-Mo Video, Autofocus, Continuous shooting, Digital zoom, Digital image stabilization, Geotagging, Panorama, HDR, Touch focus, White balance settings, Exposure compensation, and Phase-detection.
The Honor 10i has a great Li-Po 3400 mAh battery that supports Fast Charging up to 10W.
Speakers and Audio
The Honor 10i has a single speaker at the bottom that produces loud and clear sounds with good quality and supports a 3.5mm jack.
Some features of the Honor 10i are NFC, Accelerometer, Compass, Hall Sensor, Light Sensor, Gyro, FM Radio, and Proximity.
Honor 10i is a great mid-ranger that offers a gorgeous 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)|
|Resolution||1080 x 2280 pixels, 19:9 ratio (~432 ppi density)|
|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||[email protected], [email protected]/60fps (gyro-EIS)|
|Single||24 MP, f/2.0, 26mm (wide), 1/2.8", 0.9µm|
|3.5mm jack||Yes 32-bit/192kHz audio|
|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|
|Sensors||Fingerprint (front-mounted), accelerometer, gyro, proximity, compass|
|Colors||Phantom Blue, Phantom Green, Midnight Black, Glacier Grey, Lily White|
|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|