Honor View 30 Pro announced: Flagship specs, no Google supportLast updated on Feb 26, 2020, 12:10 am
As the global variant of the China-specific V30 Pro smartphone, Huawei's sub-brand Honor has announced the View 30 Pro.
The new handset retains the specifications and features of its Chinese counterpart but does not support Google Play Store and other Google services.
Instead, the smartphone comes equipped with Huawei Mobile Services and Huawei AppGallery.
Here's our roundup.
Design and display
The handset sports an all-glass design, punch-hole display
The Honor View 30 Pro comes with a premium all-glass design and an in-trend dual punch-hole display. On the rear, the rectangular module houses a quad camera setup with LED flash.
The handset features a 6.57-inch screen with a full-HD+ (1080 x 2400 pixels) resolution, and a side-mounted fingerprint scanner for secure unlocking.
For the shutterbugs and selfie lovers
The Honor View 30 Pro houses a triple-lens rear camera setup comprising a 40MP (f/1.6) main camera, an 8MP (f/2.4) telephoto lens with 3x optical zoom, and a 12MP (f/2.2) ultra-wide-angle sensor.
The main camera can record 4K videos at 30fps and 720p video at 960fps.
Up front, the dual punch-hole module houses a 32MP (f/2.0) main sensor and an 8MP (f/2.2) ultra-wide-angle lens.
Under the hood
The Honor View 30 Pro is powered by a 5G-ready Kirin 990 chipset, coupled with up to 8GB of RAM and 128GB of internal storage.
The handset packs a 4,100mAh battery that supports 40W wired and 27W wireless fast-charging technology.
Under the hood, it runs Android 10-based Magic UI 3.0.1 but lacks support for Google services.
And, what is the pricing?
There is no official word on the availability of the Honor View 30 Pro in India as of now, but the handset will go on sale in select international markets including Russia sometime soon.
As for the pocket-pinch, it starts at CNY 3,899 (approximately Rs. 39,000) in China. So, it is likely to be priced in the same bracket in other regions as well.