Earlier this month, Honor launched the View 20 in Europe, India, and other key markets of the world. There’s a lot to like about the View 20 — it features a hole-punch display, a 48MP camera, beautiful design, and more. If the Honor View 20 has caught your fancy and you plan on buying one, check out our FAQ to know everything about it.
The FAQ below will answer all your questions about the View 20 including its detailed specs, fast charging, Gorilla Glass version used, wireless charging support, and more.
Q) What are the full specifications of the Honor View 20?
A) The full specs of the Honor View 20 are as follows:
- Dimensions: 156.9 x 75.4 x 8.1 mm
- Weight: 180g
- Display: 6.4-inch 1080 x 2310 LCD, Hole-punch display, 19.5:9 aspect ratio display
- Chipset: Kirin 980 clocked at 2.6GHz
- GPU: ARM Mali G76-MP10
- RAM: 6/8GB
- Storage: 128/256GB
- Rear camera: Primary: 48MP f/1.8 aperture, PDAF, LED Flash, 4K video recording; Secondary: TOF 3D Stereo camera
- Front camera: 25MP camera, f/2.0
- Sensors: Fingerprint, Gyroscope, Accelerometer, Proximity, Ambient light sensor
- Connectivity: LTE, VoLTE, dual-SIM, GPS, Wi-Fi b/g/n/ac, Bluetooth 5.0, USB-C, 3.5mm jack
- Battery: 4000mAh non-removable, Fast charging support
- Others: Android 9.0 Pie with Magic UI 2
Q) Is the battery of the handset removable?
A) Since the Honor View 20 features a unibody glass design, its back panel and battery are not removable.
Q) Is the handset water-resistant?
A) No, the Honor View 20 is not water-resistant. It lacks any kind of water certification.
Q) Does Honor View 20 suffer from any kind of heating issues?
A) The Kirin 980 chipset inside the Honor View 20 is fabricated on the 7nm fabrication process which makes it highly efficient compared to Kirin 980.
Q) What kind of SIM card slot does the phone have? Can one use two SIM cards and a microSD card at the same time?
A) The Honor View 20 does not feature a dedicated microSD card slot. Instead, it only has two nanoSIM card slots.
Q) How many variants of the Honor 20 is Huawei launching in India?
A) Huawei is only launching one variant of the Honor 20 in India — the one with 6GB RAM and 128GB of storage space.
Q) Is the display of the Honor View 20 protected by Gorilla Glass?
A) The 6.4-inch display of the Honor View 20 is not protected by Gorilla Glass. The rear glass panel is also not Gorilla Glass.
Q) What benefits does the dual-camera of the Honor View 20 offers?
A) Unlike other dual-camera setups, the secondary camera on the Honor View 20 is a TOF 3D sensor that can be used for depth sensing and AR. However, its use case is limited right now.
Q) Where is the fingerprint scanner on the Honor View 20 located?
A) The fingerprint scanner on the Honor View 20 is located at the rear.
Q) How many fingerprints can one register on the Honor View 20?
Q) Does the Honor View 20 feature native fingerprint app locking functionality?
A) Yes, the handset comes with the ability to lock apps using the fingerprint scanner without requiring the use of any third-party apps.
Q) Can you record slow-motion videos on the Honor View 20?
A) Yes, you can record slow-mo videos at 960fps@720p. The handset can record also record videos in 4K resolution at 30fps.
Q) Is there Face unlock on the Honor View 20?
A) Yes, the Honor View 20 has face unlock.
Q) Which version of Android does the handset run on?
A) Android 9.0 Pie with Huawei’s Magic UI 2 on top of it.
Q) Does the Honor View 20 support LTE and VoLTe networks? Will a Reliance Jio SIM work on the phone?
A) Yes, it does support LTE and VoLTE out of the box. VoLTE support is present for Reliance Jio, though support for Airtel and Vodafone’s VoLTE network needs to be confirmed.
Q) Does the Honor View 20 feature dual VoLTE?
A) Yes, the Honor View 20 has dual VoLTE support. This means you can use two Jio SIM cards on the phone at the same time.
Q) Does the Honor View 20 feature native support for video calling?
A) No, the Honor View 20 does not have native video calling support.
Q) Is there a notification LED on the Honor View 20?
A) No, the Honor View 20 lacks a notification LED.
Q) Is Quick charging supported on the Honor View 20?
A) Yes, the Honor View 20 supports Huawei’s own SuperCharge fast charging technology. In India, the phone ships with a 20W SuperCharger while in Europe, it comes with a 22.5W SuperCharger.
Q) How much free storage space does the Honor View 20 has out of the box?
A) The 128GB variant of the handset has around 111GB of free storage space out of the box.
Q) Can you uninstall or disable pre-installed apps on the handset?
A) Yes, you can uninstall or disable some of the pre-installed apps on the Honor View 20 to free up space on the internal storage on the device.
Q) Are the on-screen navigation keys on the Honor View 20 customizable?
A) Yes, the on-screen navigation keys on the Honor View 20 are customizable to a certain extent.
Q) Is there an IR blaster on the Honor View 20?
A) Yes, the Honor View 20 features an IR blaster located at its top.
Q) What contents do you get inside the retail box of the Honor View 20?
A) You get the phone, a 20W SuperCharger (India only), a USB cable, SIM ejector tool, a case, screen protector, and some regulatory papers. In other markets, the Honor View 20 ships with a 22.5W SuperCharger.
Q) Does the handset support USB OTG?
A) Yes, the Honor View 20 supports USB On-The-Go. This allows you to directly connect pen drives, external hard disks and more using an adapter to the device.
Q) What colors is the Honor View 20 available in?
A) The Honor View 20 is available in Midnight Black, Sapphire Blue, and Phantom Blue colors.
Q) When does the Honor View 20 go on sale and where?
A) The Honor View 20 will be sold exclusively in India through Amazon India. The 6GB RAM/128GB storage variant is priced at Rs 37,999 in India. You can buy the handset from here.
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