Honor is popularly known to produce premium handsets that offer value for money. Honor 30 series has continued with its production even without including the Google Mobile Services. Honor 30 Pro is one of the three releases from this brand.
For the first time in history, we get to have three models, Honor 30, 30 Pro, and 30 Pro+. The latter comes in as a flagship device while the other two are high-quality mid-range phones.
Honor 30 Pro release date
The release of the Honor 30 Pro was done virtually due to the global COVID-19 pandemic. The device was released on 15th April 2020. Whenever Honor releases a device, they wait for a few weeks before putting it on sale. Similarly, it is expected that we might wait until May 2020 for the official sale of this smartphone.
Honor 30 Pro overview
Here are the good and the bad sides of Honor 30 Pro:
- The phone has a corning gorilla glass
- It has a superfast charging capacity, and the power lasts long enough.
- The battery life is decent.
- It has a large display that makes it easy to watch movies and videos or play mobile phone games.
- It has some pre-installed bloatware
- It is not dust or water-resistant.
Honor 30 Pro specs
The Honor 30 Pro has the following features and specifications:
- Release date: 15th April 2020
- Dimensions: 160.3 x 73.6 x 8.4 mm (6.31 x 2.90 x 0.33 in)
- Weight: 186 g (6.56 oz)
- Build material: Glass front, glass back, aluminum frame
- SIM: Hybrid Dual SIM (Nano-SIM, dual stand-by)
- Display type: OLED capacitive touchscreen, 16 M colors
- Display size: 6.57 inches, 106.0 cm2 (~89.8% screen-to-body ratio)
- Display resolution: 1080 x 2340 pixels, 19.5:9 ratio (~392 ppi density)
- OS: Android 10.0 (AOSP + HMS); Magic UI 3.1
- CPU: Octa-core (2x2.86 GHz Cortex-A76 & 2x2.36 GHz Cortex-A76 & 4x1.95 GHz Cortex-A55)
- Chipset: HiSilicon Kirin 990 5G (7 nm+)
- Internal memory: 128 GB 8 GB RAM, 256 GB 8 GB RAM
- External memory: NM (Nano Memory), up to 256GB (uses shared SIM slot)
- Main camera: 40 MP, f/1.8, 27mm (wide), 1/1.7", PDAF, Laser AF, OI Periscope 8 MP, f/3.4, 125 mm (telephoto), PDAF, OIS, 5x optical zoom 16 MP, f/2.2, 18 mm (ultra wide) 2 MP, (depth)
- Selfie camera: 32 MP, f/2.0, 26 mm (wide), 1/2.8", 0.8µm 8 MP, f/2.2, (ultra wide))
- Bluetooth: 5.1, A2DP, and LE
- WLAN: Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac/ax, dual-band, Wi-Fi Direct, hotspot
- GPS: Yes, with dual-band A-GPS, GLONASS, BDS, GALILEO, QZSS, NavIC
- USB: 3.0, Type-C 1.0 reversible connector, USB On-The-Go
- Radio: No
- Battery: Non-removable Li-Po 4000 mAh battery
- Sensors: Fingerprint (under display, optical), accelerometer, gyro, Proximity, compass
- Colors: Titanium Silver, Emerald Green, Midnight Black, Icelandic Frost, Neon Purple
Here are Honor 30 Pro features:
Honor 30 Pro design
The device comes in an all-polycarbonate body, which is slim, has a fair lightness of 186g, and a thickness of 8.4mm. The Super OLED capacitive touchscreen panel, combined with a Full-HD+ resolution, enables it to produce excellent sharpness.
On the right side of the device are ergonomically placed buttons that have a tray of two Nano SIMCARDS and one micro-SD card slot. At the bottom of the device are a headphone socket, a speaker grille, and a USB port. The back is made of the usual-looking quad-camera bump.
Honor 30 Pro has an aspect ratio of 19:5:9. This gives the phone an excellent display size that is good enough for those who love watching movies and video clips. Similarly, the display is large enough for playing mobile-phone games, editing, and creating documents without the hassle of looking for a desktop.
This device boasts of a high definition screen that comes with a resolution of 1080 x 2340 pixels on the OLED capacitive touchscreen. The lively and bright colors make it enjoyable to watch different content on this device.
Processor, storage, and performance
On the inside of the Honor 30, Pro is a HI Silicon Kirin 990 5G (7 nm+) chipset. At the moment, this processor ranks as one of the best in the market. This gives the device the ability to cope with numerous activities that other top-end devices in its range can perform.
Honor Pro 30 runs steadily with a RAM of 8GB. The user can opt to purchase the device with a memory of 128GB or 256 GB. The memory is expandable with a micro-SD of up to 1000GB.
The device comes with a non-removable Li-Po 4000 mAh battery. The battery supports fast charging of 40W. One is expected to use a 21WPD charger, which unfortunately doesn't come with the device. It also supports a 5W reverse charging.
Speaker and call quality
The Honor 30 Pro supports Dolby Atmos when the wired headphones are plugged in. As compared to the other devices of its caliber, the device has an excellent audio quality, especially when using headphones from the after-market. The bottom-firing speaker of the device offers moderate listening for personal use. The Honor 30 Pro offers high quality and peerless sound transmissions when you are either receiving or making calls.
Here are Honor 30 Pro details:
OS and features
The device comes with a pre-installed Android 10.0 with one UI 2. The phone is characterized by numerous sensors that improve the overall performance of the phone.
It has a fingerprint which works under display or optical, accelerometer, gyro, proximity, and compass.
Honor 30 Pro camera
The device has a 50MP primary camera, which is a clear indicator that the Honor has put its primary focus on imaging. The primary camera has a 1/1.28-inch IMX700 sensor with an RYYB filter that enables the user to attain excellent imaging even under low lighting.
Additionally, the device has a periscope zoom lens and a third 16MP ultra-wide lens. With the periscope camera, the user is in a position to attain up to 5X optical zoom that is extendable to 10X hybrid zoom with 50X of it being digital. The phone has a 2MP depth sensor with a 32MP primary shooter.
Honor 30 Pro review
Here are some of the comments and reviews that members of the public have expressed towards this device.
Honor 30 Pro accessories
When you buy the phone, you should find the following accessories in the box:
- Fast charger
- USB cable
- SIM-eject tool
- User manual
Honor 30 Pro price
This smartphone is readily available in both online and offline shops in the Philippine. The cost for Honor 30 Pro is approximately $425.
For your everyday mobile phone needs, Honor 30 Pro is the device to go for. It has an attractive display for watching videos, playing games, and capturing excellent images and videos. It has a superfast charging capacity, and the power lasts long enough.
Honor 30 Pro is one of the latest Honor series devices released in 2020. The phone was launched virtually on 15th April, and it’s suitable for all people.