Honor X30 5G launched with Snapdragon 695: Specs & Price

Back in October, Honor launched its first two X30 series phones with the X30i and X30 Max and now today, the brand has introduced the standard version of the lineup which is the Honor X30 5G. The X30 was unveiled alongside the Honor Play 30 Plus 5G, yet another premium mid-ranger.

HONOR X30 launched

The Honor X30 is powered by a Qualcomm Snapdragon 695 chipset which is a 6nm SoC with support for 5G connectivity. The processor pairs with 12GB RAM on the top end version but there is a 6GB RAM version. For storage, there are 128GB and 256GB storage options.

The X30 packs a 6.8-inch IPS LCD screen with an FHD+ resolution of 1080 x 2388-pixel. The display also comes with support for a 120Hz refresh rate. The display utilizes a punch-hole design under which sits a 16MP selfie shooter.

At the rear, the vanilla X30 features Honor’s iconic ring camera design with a wide circumference just like that of the Magic 3. The module holds a triple camera setup consisting of a 48MP main shooter. There is also a 2MP depth sensor and a 2MP macro camera.

HONOR X30 specs and features

The phone is fueled by 4,800mAh battery which supports a 66W fast charging – capable of delivering a charging progression of 0-80% in just 30 minutes. For interface, the X30 runs on Honor’s proprietary Magic UI 5.0 based on Android 11.

Honor X30 in colors

Honor X30 Specifications

Network Properties                                                              

  • 2G bands: GSM 850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900 – SIM 1 & SIM 2
  • CDMA 800
  • 3G bands: HSDPA 850 / 900 / 1700(AWS) / 1900 / 2100
  • CDMA2000 1x
  • 4G bands: LTE (unspecified)
  • 5G bands: SA/NSA
  • Speed: HSPA 42.2/5.76 Mbps, LTE-A, 5G

Launch

  • Announced: 2021, December 16
  • Status: Exp. release 2021, December 25

Design

  • Dimensions: 166.1 x 75.8 x 8.1 mm (6.54 x 2.98 x 0.32 in)
  • Weight: 189 g (6.67 oz)
  • Colors: Black, Blue, Silver, Gold
  • SIM: Dual SIM (Nano-SIM, dual stand-by)

Display

  • Type: IPS LCD, 120Hz
  • Size: 6.81 inches, 112.3 cm2 (~89.2% screen-to-body ratio)
  • Resolution: 1080 x 2388 pixels (~385 ppi density)

Operating System

  • Android 11, Magic UI 5.0, no Google Play Services

Hardware

  • Chipset: Qualcomm SM6375 Snapdragon 695 5G (6 nm)
  • CPU: Octa-core (2×2.2 GHz Kryo 660 Gold & 6×1.7 GHz Kryo 660 Silver)
  • GPU: Adreno 619
  • Storage: 128GB 6GB RAM, 128GB 8GB RAM, 256GB 8GB RAM
  • Memory Card slot: No

Cameras

  • Main Camera: Triple
    • 48 MP, f/1.8, 26mm (wide), PDAF
    • 2 MP, f/2.4, (macro)
    • 2 MP, f/2.4, (depth)
  • Features: LED flash, panorama, HDR
  • Video: 1080p@30fps
  • Selfie Camera: Single – 16 MP, f/2.5
  • Video: 1080p@30fps

Multimedia

  • Radio: No
  • Loudspeaker: Yes
  • Audio 3.5mm jack: No

Connectivity

  • WLAN: Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac, dual-band, Wi-Fi Direct, hotspot
  • Bluetooth: 5.1, A2DP, LE
  • GPS: Yes, with A-GPS, GLONASS, BDS
  • NFC: No
  • USB: USB Type-C 2.0, USB On-The-Go

Features

  • Sensors: Fingerprint (side-mounted), accelerometer, gyro, proximity, compass

Battery

  • Battery Type and Capacity: Li-Po 4800 mAh, non-removable
  • Charging: Fast charging 66W, 80% in 30 min (advertised)

Models: ANY-AN00

Honor X30 5G Price and Availability

For the pricing and availability, the Honor X30 is priced at;

  • 1,499 yuan (~$235) for the 6GB+128GB model
  • 2,299 yuan (~$361) for the 12GB + 256GB model

The device will be available in four colors – black, silver, gold, and blue. It is scheduled to go on sale in China from December 24. There is no word yet on the global release.

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