Honor 50 Price: The price of the Honor 50 is 2,699 CNY, $420 for the 8GB + 128GB of storage model. The price of the Honor 50 8GB + 256GB storage is 2,999 CNY, $467. While the 12GB + 256GB storage model cost 3,399 CNY, $530.
Unlike previous Honor phones, the Honor 50 will support Google Mobile Services (GMS). This means you’ll be able to download games and apps from Google PlayStore and use Google Apps.
As the first major premium since the company broke away from Huawei, this phone has so much to offer. From its build to its camera, everything seems to be made targeting flagship.
Been a 5G enabled device, the Honor 50 will first debut in regions that have commercial 5G. Other regions without commercial 5G might also get the device but maybe later. Aside from China, most European counris and parts of Africa will be getting he device.
But it won’t make nits way to the United States yet. From the international market target released by Honor, the United States is not included.
About Honor 50
The Honor 50 is among the premium Honor 50 series released by Honor Mobile. It is the second best of all three Honor 50 models released by the company. Although equipped with flagship materials, it still falls below the Honor 50 Pro.
To get you to know more about the Honor 50, let’s introduce you to the specifications of the phone. We’ll talk about it’s software (OS), SoC, Cameras, RAM, Storage, and the price in various countries. Let’s start from its chipset, CPU, and GPU.
SoC – Chipset, CPU and GPU
Honor 50 uses same SoC as the pro version – Qualcomm Snapdragon 778G. Snapdragon 778G is a new gaming chipset from Qualcomm. This SoC has 5G platform inside which automatically makes this device 5G enabled.
The chipset used is good at heat management and the single and multi core performance are very impressive too.
This chipset can play high quality games without lagging behind. The combination of fast CPU and Adreno 642L GPU makes this phone very spectacular.
At the rear, Honor 50 come with same camera as the Pro model. A 100MP main sensor, 8MP ultrawide, 2MP macro, and 2MP depth sensor. But upfront, it only has a 32MP single selfie camera – the Pro model has two front selfie cameras.
The camera features of the device include the ability to shoot; 4K videos, OIS, slow-Mo videos, gyro-EIS, AI photo, portrait mode etc. With the chipset inside, you can even shoot dual videos – using the back and front camera simultaneously.
If you’re all abut camera, photos, and videos, you won’t have much to complain about while using this phone.
The Honor 50 has 6.57-inch FullHD+ OLED display with 120Hz refresh rate. It also has a sampling touch rate of 300Hz, and 100% DCI-P3 coverage.
There is no official IP rating for this device but at least it should be splash or scratch resistant. It might also come with a Gorilla Glass 5 0r 6 protection for the glass front display.
You’ll enjoy the combination of 120Hz and 300Hz touch sampling. This will be more useful when playing games with high graphics and requires fast loading.
RAM, Storage and Battery
Honor 50 come in three models – 8GB RAM + 128GB of storage, 8GB RAM and 256GB of storage, and 12GB RAM and 256GB of storage. Both the RAM and storage space is big enough to accommodate all your important files.
The battery capacity is non-removable 4,300mAh with 100W fast charge – 0 to 100% in 30 minutes. Charging your phone quickly is pretty nice but will can’t say if it’s very good for battery health. But, it’s what you’re getting with this phone – a 4,300mAh with 100W fast charge.
Software and Connectivity
Honor 50 runs Android 11 out of box along with the Magic UI 4.2 software. The company will also be rolling out major software updates for the device. This means this device won’t feel old for a while.
For connectivity, you get the following; 5G NR, NFC, Wi-Fi AC, Bluetooth 5.2, and USB Type C.
Specifications of Honor 50
|DISPLAY||6.57-inch OLED, 120Hz|
|Software||Android 11 with Magic UI 4.2|
|Chipset||Qualcomm Snapdragon 778G|
|RAM and Storage||6GB|
128 / 256GB
100W fast charging
|Back Camera||108MP + 8MP + 2MP +2MP|
|Network||2G, 3G, 4G, and 5G|
|Sensors||1. Fingerprint (under display, optical)|
Honor 50 Price
|USA (USD)||$467||8GB + 256GB|
|UK (GBP)||£530||8GB + 256GB|
|China (CNY)||2,999 CNY||8GB + 256GB|
|Europe (EUR)||€500||8GB + 256GB|
Note that the prices above are estimated from the CNY equivalent. Which means, the price might be different when it finally come to your country.
Where to Buy Honor 50
You can buy from Amazon, eBay and other local retailer in your country. Use any of the links below to buy the device from Amazon UK.
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