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Honor V40 teaser showcases retina-level super-sensing screen for better color reproduction


Honor, a former sub-brand of Huawei which recently became independent, has confirmed hosting a launch event on 18th January in China. At the event, the company will unveil its first major smartphone after separating from Huawei — the Honor V40.

Now, days ahead of the official launch, the company has shared a new teaser of the upcoming Honor V40 on social media. The teaser shows that the smartphone is equipped with a billion color retina-level super-sensing screen and a 50MP super-sensing lens matrix for the camera configuration.

The smartphone features a screen with curved edges and has a punch-hole cutout in the top-left corner for housing two camera sensors. It is expected to have a 6.72-inch OLED panel and may support a 120Hz refresh rate along with an in-display fingerprint scanner.

It will be powered by the MediaTek Dimensity 1000+ chipset with support for 5G connectivity. The processor will be coupled with 8GB of LPDDR4x RAM and the phone will have two storage options — 128GB and 256GB UFS 2.1.

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In the camera department, the device is expected to pack a quad-camera setup that could include a 64MP primary sensor, an 8MP secondary lens, and two 2MP sensors. A report claims that the company could swap 64MP snapper for Sony IMX766 50MP sensor. On the front side, there will be a 32MP + 16MP setup for taking selfies and video calling.

The device will be running the Android 10

operating system out-of-the-box with the company’s own Magic UI 4.0 custom interface on top. It is expected to pack a 4,000mAh battery with support for 45W fast charging as well as wireless charging technology.

Ahead of the launch, the company has already started taking reservations for the Honor V40 through offline and online platforms such as, Tmall, Suning, and the all-new Honor Mall in China.

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