Honor 30S goes official with Kirin 820 5G SoC
Honor’s new 5G capable mid-ranger, the Honor 30S, is now official.
The Honor 30s will be the first phone to feature Kirin’s latest dual-mode 5G capable mid-range chipset, the Kirin 820. According to an Antutu listing, the Kirin 820 scored 375,270 points, which is higher than what Snapdragon 765 phones can manage and is on par with the Kirin 980.
Besides the Kirin 820 chipset, the Honor 30s will also feature a 6.5-inch IPS display, 8GB of RAM, and up to 256GB of storage. It runs on Magic UI 3.1.1 based on Android 10 out of the box, and sports a 4,000mAh battery with 40W charging support.
The Honor 30S is available for preorders in TMall for CNY 2,399 (or around PHP 17,000) for the 8GB + 128GB variant, and CNY 2,699 (or around PHP 19,500) for the 8GB + 256GB variant. Official sales are scheduled for April 7.
Honor 30S specs:
6.5-inch FHD+ (2400 x 1080) IPS display, HDR10, TUV Rheinland certified
HiSilicon Kirin 820 5G 2.3GHz octa-core CPU
Mali G57 GPU
128GB, 256GB storage
Quad rear cameras: 64MP (main) + 8MP + 8MP + 2MP
16MP front camera
5G, 4G LTE
Side-mounted fingerprint scanner
3.5mm audio jack
Magic UI 3.1.1 (Android 10)
4,000mAh battery w/ 40W fast charging support
Green, White, Black