- HONOR View20 unveiled in Paris for the global market, retails in Malaysia for RM1,999 (6+128GB) in Midnight Black and Sapphire Blue colors, while the Phantom Blue version co-designed with Moschino retails at RM2,499 (8+256GB).
- Sales start in Malaysia from January 26 onwards at HONOR’s largest Malaysia roadshow located at the Ground Floor of Highstreet @ One Utama Shopping Centre.
- Collaborations with National Geographic, Moschino and Epic Games underscore HONOR’s leadership in photography, design and performance.
HONOR, a leading smartphone e-brand, has launched its latest flagship smartphone, HONOR View20, for consumers worldwide. At the announcement event held in Paris, HONOR highlighted five world’s first features of HONOR View20, including: smartphone 48MP camera, 25MP in-screen front camera, 7nm Kirin 980 AI chipset, AI Triple-Antenna Wi-Fi technology and the aurora nanotexture design. In acknowledgement of these feats of engineering, HONOR View20 won numerous awards at CES 2019 in Las Vegas earlier this month.
Mr. George Zhao, president of HONOR, said: “Around the globe, HONOR’s View series smartphones are winning over professional reviewers and fans alike by offering groundbreaking technology and industry-best performance. HONOR’s fans are incredibly active and dynamic, and they require smartphones which offer the best performance. HONOR View20 is designed with their needs in mind. The reviews from CES 2019 are in, and we’re excited to now offer this must-have phone to users worldwide!”
Unrivaled in smartphone photography
HONOR View20’s rear camera is the first to be powered by the SONY IMX586 48MP sensor, with a 1/2-inch large CMOS, and equivalent 1.6μm pixels in Quad Bayer array. The sensor, boosted by the Kirin 980 chipset, supports new 48MP AI Ultra Clarity mode to produce photos with unmatched detail and clarity.
The camera takes several 48MP pictures at once, and collates the best details from each photo to create one 48MP picture. The Kirin 980’s dual-NPU processes the photo using an advanced AI algorithm – the quality of the photo is assessed, details in dark areas are optimized, and colors are adjusted to appear more vivid.
National Geographic photographer Robbie Shone who tried the new 48MP camera said, “I appreciate HONOR View20’s superb clarity and ease-of-use. It’s a smartphone that can capture some of the most vibrant and precious of life’s moments in new ways that are inspiring and exciting.”
Another rear camera, the 3D camera is capable of creating a new dimension in photography and videography, and brings greater usability and fun. The 3D camera collects information on the shapes of objects based upon the time-of-flight of light signals to enable depth sensing, skeletal tracking and real-time motion capture. This camera can turn HONOR View20 into a motion-controlled gaming console, allowing you to play 3D motion games like never before. Now, it supports Fancy Skiing and Fancy Darts.
New dimension in design
HONOR View20’s stunning design starts with the advanced in-screen front camera design. The innovative All-View display with a front-facing 25MP camera provides a notch-less viewing experience and an outstanding 91.8% screen-to-touch panel ratio. HONOR engineers use advanced holder with buffer design to precisely place the front camera under an ultra-small 4.5mm transparent hole created by advanced lithography processes. HONOR View20 surpasses competing in-screen cameras — maintaining the structure and strength of the display, while ensuring better usability and photo quality.
HONOR View20 is also the first smartphone to use nanolithography to create a nanotexture – a vivid and dynamic V-shape color gradient with gleaming effect on the body. The smartphone’s integrated 3D curved body with an elegant arc design is only 8.1mm thick and consists of a perfect blend of metal and glass texture. The state-of-the-art design is an edgy interpretation of the HONOR brand.
Marking the launch of its new top-of-the-line flagship smartphone, HONOR collaborated with iconic Italian luxury fashion brand Moschino to create an exclusive range of products, including a co-designed Moschino HONOR View20, an embossed phone-case featuring the iconic Moschino Teddy Bear and specially designed accessories: the perfect fashion-statement for the ultimate phone fashionistas. Gabriele Maggio, CEO of Moschino, participated at the Paris launch to share key insights into the importance of design.
Extreme performance with latest technologies in mind
In celebration of the launch of the HONOR View20, HONOR is collaborating with Epic Games to push the mobile gaming experience of Fortnite to the next level. As part of this collaboration, owners of the HONOR View20 will have exclusive access to the HONOR GUARD outfit in Fortnite.
HONOR View20 possesses next-gen features: 7nm Kirin 980 AI chipset with intelligent dual-NPU; The Liquid Cooling System that can effectively dissipate heat for better performance; The AI triple-antenna Wi-Fi technology prevents the signal from weakening when a user’s hands cover the receiver; a 4,000 mAh battery for long-lasting and uninterrupted gaming; and large internal memory.
Tim Sweeney, Founder and CEO of Epic Games, had this to say about the new phone: “Epic believes delivering high-quality experiences like Fortnite on smartphones is important for the future of games. HONOR View20 is an outstanding piece of hardware, and through this collaboration, we’re excited to announce Fortnite runs at 60 frames per second on HONOR View20.”
In addition, HONOR and Epic Games have begun working together to optimize select HONOR devices for the Unreal 4 Engine as part of HONOR and Epic Games commitment to push the limits of mobile gaming and bring a console-like experience to gamers everywhere.
A leap into intelligent living
HONOR View20 comes with innovative AI capabilities which bring a customized, easy-to-use experiences. HONOR View20’s 3D camera and AI capability are capable of identifying over 100 kinds of food, and provide calorie information to help you maintain a healthy lifestyle. The AI object identify can also identify over 300 famous landmarks and 100,000 paintings from around the world.
Also at the Paris launch, HONOR released the new HONOR Watch Magic, a new smartwatch which is designed for all aspects of daily lives.
As HONOR marches into the 5th year of its establishment, the brand continues to evolve by pushing the boundaries of technology and user-friendly features, while incorporating the latest trends into the design of each innovative product with its brand-new logo and slogan, ‘HONOR My World’.
For sale in Malaysia with FREE gifts worth over RM700*
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HONOR View20 will be available for purchase from January 26, 2019 onwards at HONOR’s largest Malaysia roadshow in One Utama. The roadshow will be held at the Ground Floor of Highstreet @ One Utama Shopping Centre. The HONOR View20 is available in two variants in Malaysia – the 8+256GB version that comes in an exclusive Phantom Blue color co-designed with Moschino, and the 6+128GB version in sophisticated Midnight Black and stylish Sapphire Blue colors.
Not forgetting, customers who have had their eyes on the HONOR View20 are in for a treat as early birds will receive premium FREE gifts worth over RM 700 for purchases made during the roadshow, including the brand-new HONOR Watch Magic!
The HONOR Watch Magic can also be purchased from http://hihonor.com/my for RM599 in Lava Black.
For more information on the launch of the HONOR View20, the One Utama roadshow, or on HONOR Malaysia, please visit HONOR’s official e-commerce website and information portal at http://hihonor.com/my, or drop by their official Facebook page at https://www.facebook.com/HonorMY/ for other exciting updates.