The Honor 20 is a great little phone. It’s light, has a decent camera, comes in a shiny color, and isn’t all that expensive. Despite this, I question why it needs to exist at all. Here are our impressions.
The Honor 20 is the latest device from the affordable Huawei subsidiary, and while the release has already been rocky due to the dark cloud that seems to be following the Chinese smartphone manufacturer around, it actually proves to be the perfect competitor for the Samsung Galaxy S10e.
Everyone wants a great camera in their pocket, but most people don’t understand that the camera on a phone is extremely different to the big, bulky SLRs and mirrorless cameras professionals use. Those products have the advantage of being big and having parts specifically designed for photo and video capture. On the other hand, a smartphone camera is just one aspect of an extremely complex machine that has to work together to imitate the results of a larger dedicated camera.
Thankfully with the combination of larger sensors, wider apertures, and advanced AI, phones like the Honor 20 and Honor 20 Pro can get you closer than ever to photos that are indistinguishable from [...]
At an event in London today, the Honor 20 series was unveiled with an emphasis flagship photography at an affordable price. Honor has made no secret of the fact it’s targeting the youth segment of the smartphone market and it hopes this latest selection will appeal to camera-conscious youngsters on relatively small budgets.
The flagship model is the Honor 20 Pro, which includes no fewer than four rear cameras. The 48MP main sensor is the same one used in the recently launched OnePlus 7 Pro, and it’s supplemented by a 16MP wide angle lens, 8MP telephoto with 3x optical zoom, and a 2MP macro lens. Read More