Honor 20: HiSilicon Kirin 980 Processor With 48MP Quad Camera

Honor smartphones always comes with great camera quality and high-performance.  Honor 20 which was launched on 25 June, 2019 is the best camera smartphone under 25000. It comes with a quad-camera system with a 48-megapixel sensor. Honor 20 is focused on giving high performance, amazing camera features, and a stylish look. The phone has 32MP front camera which gives High-Definition Selfies.

Honor 20 comes in two stunning colors Sapphire Blue, and Midnight Black with a glass back. The phone has the world’s first 7nm mobile AI chipset. Let’s check the specification in detail.

Dimensions154.2mmx73.9mmx7.8 mm
ColorsSapphire Blue, Midnight Black
Thickness73.97 mm
Size6.2 inches
Resolution1080 x 2340 pixels resolution at 412 PPI
Aspect Ratio19.5:9
Screen-to-body Ratio91.7 %
Display TypeIPS LCD
Brightness483 nits
Refresh Rate90 Hz
TouchscreenCapacitive Touchscreen, Multi-touch
ProcessorHiSilicon Kirin 980
Operating SystemAndroid v9.0
Graphics Processing Unit (GPU)Mali-G76 MP10
SecurityFingerprint unlock, Face unlock
Storage Variants
Internal Storage128GB
Expandable MemoryNo microSD memory card support
Capacity3,750 mAh
Fast Charging 22.5W
Charger TypeUSB Type-C
Wireless ChargingNo
MegapixelsRear Camera: 48MP + 16MP + 2MP + 2MP
Front Camera: 32MP
ApertureRear Camera: f/1.8 (48MP), f/2.2 (16MP), f/2.4 (2MP), f/2.4 (2MP)
Front Camera: f/2.0 (32MP)
FlashRear LED flash
VideoRear Camera: 4K UHD (3840X2160) video at 30 / 60 fps, 1080p FHD video recording at 30 / 60 fps
Front Camera: 1080p @30fps, 1080p @60fps
FeaturesRear Camera: AI Image Stabilization Portrait, Panorama, AIS Super Night mode, Supported by distortion correction
Front Camera: Face recognition, Auto HDR, 3D Portrait Lighting
Network and Connectivity
SIMDual nano-SIM cards with 2G/3G/4G support
Wi-FiWi-Fi 2.4GHz802.11 b/g/n, MIMOWi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac 2.4G+5GHz, VHT80, Wi-Fi direct
BluetoothBluetooth BT5.0
Bands4G LTE TDD: B38/B40/B41(2545-2655MHz)
4G LTE FDD: B1/B2/B3/B4/B5/B7/B8/B18/B19/B20/B26/B28
3G WCDMA: B1/B2/B4/B5/B6/B8/B19
2G GSM: B2/B3/B5/B8
SpeakersMono loudspeaker
Headphone JackC-Type
FM RadioYes
Stereo SupportNo
Other Specifications
SensorsAmbient light sensor,
Proximity sensor
Fingerprint sensor.
PortsUSB Type-C
In the box accessoriesHonor 20
USB-to-3.5mm adapter
Ejector pin
USB power adapter (22.5W)
Documentation (user guide, warranty card)


Honor 20 comes with a 6.2-inch FullView Display. The phone has a mirror glass back which gives the phone a classy look. The phone has a resolution of 1080-by-2340-pixel resolution at 412 PPI. The display adjusts the brightness to 483 nits maximum. It has a high refresh rate of 90Hz which gives you a great experience when you play games or watch videos.

The phone comes with an integrated side-placement power button with a fingerprint sensor which makes it easy to unlock your phone with a single tap. Honor 20 does not have any IP certification to protect your phone against water damage


Honor 20 Pro is powered by an octa-core HiSilicon Kirin 980 processor with 6GB of RAM. The phone runs Android 9 Pie and is powered by a 3,750 mAh battery. The phone supports Huawei’s Game Turbo 3.0 which boosts gaming performance by allocating system resources and optimising power consumption. The phone comes with Mali-G76 MP10 GPU. The new improved graphics performance gives a new level of gaming and multitasking experience.

The smartphone has a lonesome variant consisting of 6GB RAM and 128GB internal storage capacity. The internal memory cannot be extended further in Honor 20. The data transfer and download speeds are relatively good.

Camera Features:

Rear Camera:

Honor 20 comes with a 48MP quad-camera setup with a 48-megapixel primary camera with an f/1.8 aperture, a second 16-megapixel super wide-angle camera with f/2.2 aperture, a third 2-megapixel depth assist camera with f/2.4 aperture, and a fourth 2-megapixel macro camera with f/2.4 aperture. The rear camera can shoot wider, clearer, and closer pictures.

The 16MP camera has 117° super wide-angle lens that allows you to capture more into the frame, which makes shooting landscape scenes or cramped interiors easy. With the 2MP macro lens, you can take pictures of extreme close-up shots from 4 centimeters away. The 48MP camera is enhanced by the Kirin 980 AI chipset’s Dual-NPU and Dual-ISP. In this mode, you can capture every detail with clarity.

Front Camera:

Honor 20 front camera comes with a 32-megapixel camera with an f/2.0 aperture. The high-resolution selfie camera combines four pixels into one larger pixel for brighter, clearer selfies. The AI beautify and portrait modes offer a shallow depth of field and bokeh effect which gives stunning selfies. It also has a Portrait Mode, Night Mode, and Beauty effects.

Video Specification:

The Honor 20 can record 4k videos at 30fps and 1080p videos at up to 60fps. It gives amazing videos with clear audio, but the lack of optical image stabilisation. The Honor 20 uses artificial image stabilisation (AIS). The phone can shoot slo-mo videos at 960fps (720p), 240fps (720p), and 120fps (1080p).

Battery and Charging:

Honor 20 comes with a 3,750 mAh battery capacity. The phone supports 22.5W SuperCharge fast charging and also supports wireless charging but the phone package does not come with a wireless charger. The phone comes with a built-in rechargeable battery.

The phone charge by 50% within 30 minutes with 22.5W SuperCharge fast charging and take about one hour for a complete charge. In daily use, the phone can last about a day and a half. Honor 20 can play music for up to 132 hours and watch videos for up to 18 hours.

Network and Connectivity:

Honor 20 has a dual SIM slot for nano-SIM with 2G/3G/4G support. There is no support for expandable storage via a microSD card. It also supports wireless network Wi-Fi 802.11, a/ac/ax/b/g/n/n 5GHz, MIMO, Wi-Fi Direct and Bluetooth 5.0 you can connect your Bluetooth speaker or AirPods and enjoy the music. The phone supports FDD‑LTE(4G) B38/B40/B41(2545-2655MHz), TD‑LTE(4G) B1/B2/B3/B4/B5/B7/B8/B18/B19/B20/B26/B28, UMTS/HSPA+/DC‑HSDPA (850, 900, 1700/2100, 1900, 2100 MHz) , and GSM(B2/B3/B5/B8 MHz).


Honor 20 has a bottom-facing loudspeaker that offers a high-quality and louder sound. The phone comes with a headset that can be connected in a 3.5 mm headphone jack adapter. You can active the Noise Cancellation-microphone to eliminates all the unwanted background noise. Honor 20 supports audio formats like mp3, mp4, 3gp, ogg, amr, aac, FLAC.

Other Specification:

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Honor 20 comes in two colors Sapphire Blue, and Midnight Black. The phone comes in one storage variant 6GB RAM and 128GB internal storage. The phone also has sensors like Ambient light sensor, Magnetometer, Gyroscope, Proximity sensor, and Fingerprint sensor. The phone package comes with an Honor 20, USB-to-3.5mm adapter, Ejector pin, USB Power Adapter, user guide, warranty card.

Honor 20 FAQs:

What is the price of Honor 20 in India?

Honor 20 price in India starts from Rs 22,999 for the base variant with 6GB ram and 128GB GB internal storage.

When was Honor 20 launched in India?

Honor 20 was officially launched in India on 25 June, 2019.

Is the Honor 20 waterproof?

No, Honor 20 is not waterproof.

What are the storage variants available on Honor 20?

Honor 20 comes in one storage variant 6GB RAM and 128GB internal storage.

What is the battery capacity of Honor 20?

The battery capacity of Honor 20 is 3750 mAh.