Honor View 10 First Impressions: Powerful Mix of Beauty and Performance


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As a smartphone brand, Honor has created a super niche for itself – a niche to be able to bring out awesome amalgamation of hardware and software in the form of Honor 8 Pro, Honor 9i and quite recently, Honor 7X. Honor View 10 is another leap in this direction and it carries a unique design language that is as royal as its performance.  

Honor View 10 embraces the bezel-less trend and also comes packed with artificial intelligence capabilities that are sure to increase its value proposition for end customers.

The View 10 is billed as ‘Your First AI Smartphone’ and when it comes to design, Honor has surely done a great job in terms of providing only the best with View 10. The metallic touch of Honor V10 provides a super premium and sophisticated look and feel to this device. The V10 comes with a fingerprint sensor located underneath the display and while reviewing it we have found it to be very fast and accurate.

When it comes to display, Honor View 10 comes with a 5.99-inch LCD display with a tall 18:9 aspect ratio and a resolution of 2160×1080 (FullHD+). This is a perfect display and can compete with the best smartphones in the market today. Viewing angles with this display are excellent and it delivers vivid colors and the brightness levels are quite adequate too.

Say Hello to Your First AI Powered Smartphone

Beyond the design supremacy, the V10 comes packed with a powerful Kirin 970 Chipset that is powering this phone with Artificial Intelligence capabilities.

According to the company, this chipset is 25 percent faster than the Kirin 960 and 50 percent more power efficient. This chipset comes with a dedicated Neural Processing Unit (NPU) that enables complex artificial intelligence features of this smartphone – such as voice detection, advanced scene detection, and natural language processing capabilities.

The Kirin 970 chipset comes clubbed with 6GB of RAM, 128GB of internal storage that can be expanded via a microSD card and a 3,750mAh battery with fast charging support. So this device has looks, delivers wonderful performance and comes with a unique dash of AI power. All this – is making this smartphone a really awesome option for today’s customers who look for everything in a single device.

The Honor V10 smartphone debuts the Android 8.0 Oreo to Honor family of smartphones. EMIUI 8 is also powered with a dosage of artificial intelligence injection. EMUI 8.0 in this device uses machine learning to understand and predict user behaviour. Basically, it all is directed towards maing ths user experience with smartphone – a pleasant journey. With a dash of AI, EMUI 8.0 allocates resources to those apps you use the most.

Backed by these AI capabilities, users can answer and place calls with their voice, translate speech on the go and find their phone by simply saying “where are you”? this device also comes with a facial recognition lock. With this, users can prevent friends and family members from reading lock screen notifications by enabling facial recognition lock. So these notifications will only be visible to the user, and not visible to their family and friends – while they may glance at the device. Quite a useful feature!

When it comes to camera, the Honor V10 has a dual camera setup at the back – a 16MP primary RGB sensor paired with a 20MP monocrhome sensor. Both the cameras have an aperture of f/1.8. The Honor V10’s artificial intelligence driven camera setup delivers that extra mile on features.

With the power of AI, this phone detects what object you are clicking and optimizes the image settings accordingly – giving great results.

Honor View 10 detects the objects you are clicking and optimizes the image settings accordingly. The smartphone recognizes animals (dogs and cats), leaves, plants, human faces, food items, macros and even printed text – all this in a jiffy and delivers great photographic results. The device can detect 13 different types of scenes and objects.

Final Verdict

Honor has been coming out great devices in the recent past and the View 10 can be seen as a masterstroke by Honor. With its superb design and AI powered capabilities, it has all the right ingredients to attract huge eyeballs and create a special space for itself in the Indian smartphone market today.