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Honor 30i

Honor 30i
$179
Brand: Huawei
Category: Phones
  • Display 6.3-inch FHD+ AMOLED screen
  • Camera 48 MP + 8 MP + 2 MP Back / 16 MP front
  • Memory 4GB RAM with 128GB ROM
  • Platform HiSilicon Kirin 710F / Android 10

Our Rating

The rating is based on the opinions of users and reliable reviewers.

9
  • Design, Built Quality 7 / 10
  • Display Quality 9 / 10
  • Camera Quality 9 / 10
  • Audio & Multimedia 7 / 10
  • OS and Usability 9 / 10
  • Battery Performance 9 / 10

Honor 30i Highlights and Overview

The Honor 30i is a new mid-range smartphone from Huawei. The device has almost same specifications with the recent Y8P except that this has a larger 20W fast charging, which was absent in the Y8p. As for specifications you are getting a 6.3-inch display with 1080 x 2400 pixels resolution, while a U-shaped notch seats above the screen.

Hard wise wise, there is the HiSilicon 710F, an octa-core 12nm CPU clocked at 2.2GHz, along with Mali-G51 GPU, 4 GB RAM and 128 GB internal storage, expandable by microSDXC up to 256 GB. Huawei’s EMUI v10.1 with Android 10 and HMS runs out of the box.

On the camera department, there are three lenses at the back; the main snapper is a 48-megapixel sensor along with a secondary 2-megapixel macro and a large 8-megapixel ultra-wide angle lens. As for selfie, there is a 16-megapixel f/2.0 apertured lens in the display cut-out upfront.

Just like the Y8P, you are also getting an in-screen fingerprint scanner and a hybrid dual SIM with 4G LTE on both SIMS. The device is available in Breathing Crystal and Midnight Black colors. It has a 4000mAh battery with the aforementioned 20W fast charging. The full specs and features of the Honor 30i are detailed in the table below.

Honor 30i Full Specifications and Features

NETWORK

Technology GSM / CDMA / HSPA / LTE
2G Network Bands GSM 850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900 - SIM 1 & SIM 2
CDMA 800 & TD-SCDMA
3G Network Bands HSDPA 850 / 900 / 1900 / 2100
4G Network Bands LTE band 1(2100), 3(1800), 5(850), 7(2600), 8(900), 34(2000), 38(2600), 39(1900), 40(2300), 41(2500)
5G Network Bands Does not have support for 5G Network
Speed HSPA 42.2/5.76 Mbps, LTE-A (2CA) Cat6 400/50 Mbps

LAUNCH

Also Known As -
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BODY

Dimensions 157.2 x 73.2 x 7.7 mm
Weight 171.5 grams
Build Front glass, plastic back
SIM Type Hybrid Dual SIM (Nano-SIM, dual stand-by)

DISPLAY

Display Type AMOLED capacitive touchscreen, 16M colors
Size 6.3 inches, 95.8 cm2 (~83.3% screen-to-body ratio)
Resolution 1080 x 2400 pixels, 20:9 ratio (~418 ppi density)

PLATFORM

Operating System Android 10; EMUI 10.1
Chipset Hisilicon Kirin 710F (12 nm)
CPU Octa-core (4x2.2 GHz Cortex-A73 & 4x1.7 GHz Cortex-A53)
GPU Mali-G51 MP4

MEMORY

RAM + ROM 4 GB
Card Slot Yes, up to 1TB via microSD card (uses dedicated slot)

MAIN CAMERA

Camera Type Triple Lenses
Camera Sensor(s) 48 MP + 8 MP + 2 MP main camera
Camera Features Autofocus
Continuous shooting
Digital zoom
Digital image stabilization
Geotagging
Panorama
HDR
Touch focus
Face detection
White balance settings
ISO settings
Exposure compensation
Self-timer
Scene mode
Sensor size - 1/2.8"
Pixel size - 1.12 μm
Phase detection
6-element lens
2-megapixel depth sensor (second camera)
8-megapixel ultra-wide lens
Video Resolution 1080p@30fps, 720p@30fps

SELFIE CAMERA

Camera Type Single Lens
Camera Sensor(s) 16 MP punch hole selfie
Camera Features HDR+
scene recognition,
AI FaceID
f/2.0 aperture
Video Resolution 1080p@30fps

SOUND

Loudspeaker Yes
Speaker Location Chin, below display
Audio Jack Type Yes, 3.5mm audio jack

CONNECTIVITY

Bluetooth Bluetooth 5.0, A2DP, LE
NFC
GPS Yes, with A-GPS, GLONASS, BDS
FM Radio FM radio

BATTERY

Battery Capacity Non-removable Li-Po 4000 mAh battery
Wireless Charging No
Talk Time Talk Time is the longest time that a single battery charge will last when you are constantly talking on the phone under perfect conditions, Ambient temperature and highly dependent on the cellular network environment such as the distance to the closest cell network tower. Up to 29 hours
Stand-by Up to 500 hours

OTHER FEATURES

Sensors Fingerprint (side-mounted), accelerometer, proximity, compass
Box Contents Charging Brick / USB cable

Honor 30i User Reviews and Opinions

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We CANNOT guarantee 100% accuracy for the specification table above.