Huawei junior brand Honor has just announced that the new Honor View 10 smartphone will go on sale in overseas markets starting today (January 8). The list of countries where the device will be available for purchase includes India, the United Kingdom, France, Germany, Italy, and Spain, with a US release to follow later this year.
The Honor View 10 costs £449 in the UK, and €499 in Europe. At that price, Honor is putting their new phone in direct competition with another device that aims to pack premium features at a budget price, namely the popular OnePlus 5T.
Honor's top-range offer is certainly well equipped, boasting a 5.99" 18:9 IPS LCD FHD+ display, a Kirin 970 SoC, Android Oreo/EMUI 8, 64GB/128GB of storage, 4/6GB of RAM, 16MP+20MP rear and 13MP front cameras, a front-mounted fingerprint sensor, and a 3,750mAh battery. In fact, it even invites a favorable comparison to the top flagship from Huawei, the mighty Mate 10 Pro.
Honor View 10 US release
At a press conference in CES in Las Vegas, it was confirmed that the Honor View 10 will come to the United States later this year. As for pricing and the exact release date, we don't have any concrete details but we don't think stateside Honor fans will have to wait too long.
Honor 7X limited edition red
Aside from the View 10 news, Honor also announced a very limited edition red Honor 7X for Valentine's Day. The romantically red device will be available soon in the U.S., U.K., Germany, France, Italy, Spain, Russia, and India. Stocks will be extremely limited, with only 20,000 units for sale, and the first 100 ordered per region will come bundled with special Honor co-branded Monster AM15 earphones.
The Honor 7X is an impressive phone for its price and starred in our list of best budget smartphones. Anyone thinking of getting a romantic-themed smartphone for Valentine's Day should also consider the Raspberry Rose LG V30, which is being promoted with a similar concept.
It looks like red will be this season's trendy smartphone color.
What do you think?
Here at AndroidPIT we've been coming to grips with the Honor View 10, and anyone wondering whether to get one should keep an eye on our review page, which will be updated with more details and the final verdict later this week when we'll find out if this new 'flagship killer' phone really has what it takes.
Are you thinking about getting the Honor View 10? Or even the red Honor 7X as a Valentine's gift? Let us know in the comments!