Review of the new Honor V30 and V30 Pro

The official announcement of the Honor V30 and V30 Pro has taken place, And now we have a reason to discuss again, because these two

The smartphone has been eagerly awaited for the past few days.Leaks and live photos of new products have been published on the network every now and then.It should be noted that these phones have received a completely new design frommanufacturer, and therefore they can now compete with the rest of the players in the mobile arena.

Honor V30 and V30 Pro

The new Honor V30 and V30 Pro mark a new5G era for the manufacturer. Both models are actually 5G compatible, however, with a significant difference. The “standard” version has a Kirin 990 SoC, which is accompanied by an external Balong 5000 dual-mode modem supporting NSA and SA networks, while the Pro variant uses the Kirin 990 5G chipset, made on a 7nm process with a built-in modem (supporting the architecture NSA and SA also in this case). Both are dual-mode 5G/4G compatible, allowing users to access next-generation networks from both SIM cards.

Smartphones are equipped with an IPS display with a diagonal of 6.57inches with Full HD+ resolution. Note that the display has a dual punch hole for the selfie camera. Honor V30 Pro uses the same display solution.

What is the main difference between the V30 Pro version, you ask? The top model has another battery with a capacity of 4200 mAh with support for fast charging of 40 watts and wireless charging of 27 watts. The pro version also supports 7.5W reverse wireless charging. For comparison, the standard Honor V30 model has a 4100 mAh battery and only 40 W fast charging.

Both smartphones received Matrix Camera technology,which is based on image processing with maximum integration between hardware and software. For Honor V30 Pro we have a triple camera 40 + 8 + 12 MP with a Sony IMX600 RYYB main sensor, a telephoto lens and a dedicated video module (capable of shooting videos in 16:9 format). There is also 5-axis OIS stabilization.

The younger brother has a triple 40 + 8 +An 8 megapixel camera with the same primary sensor, telephoto lens and wide-angle lens. In this case, we have a 4-axis OIS. Both models have laser autofocus, LED flash, 3x optical zoom and 30x digital zoom.

As for the selfie, the new top models are equipped32-megapixel dual camera with AI function for optimized self-timer and night mode. More technical specifications are written below.

Features V30 and Honor V30 Pro

  • Dimensions: 162.7 x 75.8 x 8.9 mm, weight 213 grams / 162.7 x 75.8 x 8.8 mm, weight 206 grams (Pro version)
  • 6.57 inch IPS display with Full HD + resolution (2400 x 1080 pixels) and 20: 9 ratio
  • Octa-core HiSilicon Kirin 990 5G;
  • GPU Mali-G76 MC16;
  • 6/8 GB of RAM;
  • 128/256 GB of internal memory;
  • Side fingerprint scanner
  • Triple cameraV3040 + 8 + 8 MP with f/1.8-2.4-2.4 aperture, laser, telephoto, wide-angle autofocus, OIS and LED flash
  • Triple cameraV30 pro40 + 8 + 12 MP with f/1.8-2.4-2.4 aperture, laser autofocus, telephoto lens, OIS and LED flash.
  • Dual selfie camera: 32 + 8 megapixels with f / 2.0-2.2;
  • 4100 mAh battery with 40 W charge | 4200 mAh battery with 40 W quick charge and 27 W wireless charging (Pro model);
  • Support 5G, dual-band Wi-Fi, Bluetooth 5.0, GPS, NFC, USB Type-C;
  • Android 10 operating system with Magic UI 3.0.1 interface.


Here are the prices of the various options for the Honor V30 and V30 Pro:

Honor V30 5G

  • 6 GB RAM + 128 GB storage — 3299 Yuan (~$468)
  • 8 GB RAM + 128 GB storage — 3699 Yuan (~$526)

Honor V30 Pro 5G

  • 8 GB RAM + 128 GB storage — 3899 Yuan (~$554)
  • 8 GB RAM + 256 GB storage — 4199 Yuan (~$597)

The first sales of the Honor V30 will begin on December 5 inChina. Honor V30 Pro 5G will be available for purchase on December 12. The Honor V30 line is presented in several colors: Charm Starfish Blue, Dawn Orange, Magic Night Star River and Icelandic Fantasy.