Lately, we have been coming across leaks regarding a new smartphone called Honor 10. This smartphone is said to feature a display notch as the iPhone X. We have also seen leaked renders tipping that it might arrive in a new Twilight color variant, which looks pretty attractive. As its launch is nearing, we have come across latest information regarding its device.
Honor 10 is expected to be unveiled on April 19. With a couple of days left for its unveiling, we have come across a leaked hands-on photo of the device in high-quality via GizmoChina. The photo as seen in the image above shows that there will be a high screen-to-body ratio with a display notch as seen on the Huawei P20.
In a related piece of news via Playfuldroid, the Honor 10 has received TENAA certification in China before its announcement. This certification database shows a list of specifications of the upcoming smartphone. It also reveals that the device will be available in four variants - COL-TL00, COL-TL10, COL-AL00 and COL-AL10.
The Honor 10 will boast of a 5.84-inch display with a resolution of 2280 x 1080 pixels. The key specifications include a 2.36GHz octa-core processor, which is speculated to be the in-house Kirin 970 SoC and Android 8.1.0 Oreo. The COL-AL10 is said to be available in two variants - 4GB+64GB and 6GB+128GB. The COL-AL00 will have 4GB RAM and 64GB storage space while the COL-TL10 will have 6GB RAM and 128GB storage space. The high-end model is said to be the COL-TL00 with 4GB/6GB RAM and 128GB storage space.
The previously leaked rear panel of the smartphone revealed the blueish purple gradient color. And, it clearly showed the dual-camera setup with the two lenses positioned horizontally at the top left corner of the rear panel. The TENAA listing tips that there could be a 24MP selfie camera and a dual-camera comprising of 16MP and 24MP sensors at the rear.
From the leaked invite, it is believed that the Honor 10 could be unveiled for the global markets at an event in London on May 15. The invite's caption tipped that there could be AI photography capabilities as well. Following this, a set of photos claimed to have been clicked using the Honor 10 surfaced online. These photos showed that there could be support for semantic image segmentation mode.
Though we have a few leaked specifications, none of these details have been confirmed officially by the company. With what we know, we can expect the Honor 10 to be an affordable flagship model and believe that it might fare well in terms of competition from other brands such as Motorola and Xiaomi.