Honor has launched its latest 5G phone, the Honor V40 5G, in China. The smartphone features the MediaTek Dimensity 1000+ SoC and a rectangular-shaped rear camera module housing a 50MP primary sensor. It is a successor to Honor’s V30 series that the company launched back in 2019. Also, the phone comes with dual selfie cameras and a back panel with different color gradients.
Honor V40 5G Specs, Features
Honor V40 5G features a 6.72-inch full-HD+ OLED display with a refresh rate of 120Hz. Under the hood, the phone has a MediaTek Dimensity 1000+ chipset, paired with 8GB RAM and up to 256GB of onboard storage. It runs on the Android 11-based Magic UI 4.0 operating system. Further, the handset packs a 4,000mAh battery with support for 66W wired fast charging and 50W wireless charging. Also, it has an in-display fingerprint sensor and stereo speakers.
In terms of optics, the Honor V40 5G sports a multiple-camera setup at the back and front. On the rear, the phone houses a 50MP primary sensor, an 8MP ultra-wide lens, a 2MP macro lens, and a laser autofocus sensor. Further, there’s the support of LED flash for taking pictures in the night. At the front, the pill-shaped cutouts house a dual-camera setup that includes a 16MP main camera and a Time of Flight (ToF) lens.
Price and Availability
Notably, the Honor V40 5G will be available in two storage variants, an 8GB + 128GB storage model and an 8GB + 256GB storage variant. For the lower base variant, ie., the 8GB + 128GB model, the price has been set at CNY 3,599 (roughly ₹40,600) in China. On the other hand, the high storage 8GB + 256GB model will cost you CNY 3,999 (roughly 45,100) in China.
Apart from this, the new Honor smartphone comes in three color options — Rose Gold, Magic Night Black, and Titanium Silver colors. The Honor V40 5G device will go on sale in China starting today. Currently, there’s no information on when or if this device will be made available outside China, including India.