Honor 10 is one of the best £400 phones
Honor company always tries to produce flagship smartphones with high-end specifications but in a low price tag. Honor 10 is a premium phone made by the company which is beautiful in looks and powerful in performance. It is similar to the Huawei P20 smartphone. The only difference is there are fewer features in Honor 10 and also, the price is less than Huawei P20.
Price and Availability:
Honor 10 Is currently not available worldwide. But you can check it’s availability on Honor’s official site. You can also buy on Amazon according to regions. SIM-Free Honor 10 costs around £399.99 (about $540, ₹32,999, AU$720). Honor 10 is available in four colors – Phantom Blue, Phantom Green, Glacier Grey, and Midnight Black. All these colors are beautiful. There are multiple variants available to choose from. You can choose Honor 10 with a combination of 4GB of RAM and 64GB/128GB of internal storage space.
Design & Display:
Honor 10 is a beautiful looking device. The device has shiny color looks and it changes according to viewing angles. Rear glass body has 15 layers of glass which give striking effects where light beam bounce across it.
Honor 10 has 5.84-inch FHD 19:9 display with 2280 x 1080 resolution. This is not a huge phone and it is so comfortable in hands. The crisp display offers an enjoyable movie experience. All viewing angles are good.
There’s a metal trim along the edges of the Honor 10. It adds a premium look and feels to the phone. There are a 3.5mm headphone jack and USB-C port on the bottom and the volume rocker/power button on the right-hand side.
The company gives a fingerprint scanner at the bottom on the front side. It is situated under glass but not under a screen. The fingerprint scanner is fast and accurate.
There is also face-unlock technology in Honor 10 which you can use to unlock the phone. It can identify our face from a different angle and wouldn’t open for any other people. Sometimes it does not work while wearing sunglasses, so it is not an impressive scanner like iPhone X.
Honor 10 comes with Dual 24MP and 16 MP rear camera with 1.8 aperture. It is an AI camera with great quality. It does a good job in auto mode and takes nice photos. The phone’s AI camera uses artificial intelligence to automatically improve the photos you’ve taken. The software uses algorithms to brighten areas of a shot, or change the focus, to create what it believes will be the best result.
It has Real-time Recognition of 500+ Scenarios in 22 Categories and Scene-specific Parameter Application for photography. These features work well and capture beautiful photos. There are also Pro modes to control settings while taking photos.
Honor 10 has a 24MP front camera which takes high-quality selfies. One new feature of the portrait mode is that you can set the lighting effect for your selfies. There are five different options: soft lighting, butterfly lighting, split lighting, stage lighting, and classic lighting.
Cameras also offer bokeh effects which blur the background and give nice photos. You can also use ‘Beauty Effects’ to smoothen your skin.
Honor 10 comes with latest Hisilicon Kirin 970 chipset which is a powerhouse processor. This octa-core processor (4×2.36GHz + 4×1.8GHz) is very, very capable and is right up there with the other major flagship processor at the moment, the Qualcomm Snapdragon 845. It has 4/6GB RAM and 64/128GB storage. Therefore the phone performs every task smoothly.
You can enjoy the games without any issues. The graphics load quickly and gives a good gaming experience. We got an average of 6645 multi-core in Geekbench 4 benchmark score.
Should You Buy Honor 10?
Honor 10 has a powerful chipset that can run all your favorite apps and games. There is a good amount of storage for your photos, apps, and videos. It has Android Oreo which has good features. The camera of the phone is also good.
Overall, it is a fantastic smartphone, partnering a young, hyper-modern, and eye-catching design with good hardware and an impressive suite of features, including some genuinely impressive AI functions. So, If you want all these in below £400 then you should go with Honor 10.