This January Honor unveiled its first telephone since turning into impartial, then in June it introduced the Honor 50 sequence, which marked the return of Google Cellular Companies on its telephones. The corporate is on a roll and is now unveiling the Honor 60 sequence.
In a approach, historical past repeat itself – the 50-series was the primary to make use of the Snapdragon 778G chipset, the Honor 60 Professional now turns into the primary with the up to date model, the Snapdragon 778G+. This chip continues to be primarily based on the 6 nm design of the unique, however cranks up the clock velocity of the Kryo 670 prime core to 2.5 GHz (up from 2.4 GHz) and the Adreno 642L guarantees 20% larger efficiency. The vanilla mannequin, nevertheless, sticks with the unique 778G chip.
Additionally like final time, the vanilla and Professional fashions are fairly related, apart from a number of key upgrades on the Professional. In contrast to final time, nevertheless, there are simply two telephones – no SE right here (not immediately, a minimum of).
The Honor 60 and 60 Professional are outfitted with 10-bit OLED shows with 120 Hz refresh price with 100% DCI-P3 protection and an HDR10 certification (HDR10+ for the Professional). Word that they use high-frequency PWM at 1,920 Hz. This may result in much less flicker than typical PWM techniques, however it nonetheless not DC dimming.
Honor 60 colorways: Vivid Black • Jade Inexperienced • Starry Sky • Juliet
That is the place we encounter the primary distinction between the 2. The Honor 60 Professional has a quad-curved show, which the corporate argues results in a smoother in-hand really feel. The show is bigger too with a 6.78” diagonal. The vanilla telephone additionally has a curved show, although solely on two sides – the left and proper facet arc at a 58º angle. This one measures 6.67”.
Shows: 6.78″ quad curved for the Honor 60 Professional • 6.67″ dual-curved for the Honor 60
As earlier than, the principle digicam on the again incorporates a 108 MP sensor. It’s a 1/1.52″ sensor that may do 9-in-1 pixel binning for an efficient pixel dimension of two.1 µm
Nonetheless, for this technology the Professional mannequin obtained an upgraded extremely wide-angle digicam with a 50 MP sensor and a area of view of 122º. And it has autofocus, so it could possibly do macro images with a spotlight distance of simply 2.5 cm (1 in). The vanilla mannequin retains the 8 MP extremely vast cam of the earlier technology. The third module on the again for each fashions is a 2 MP depth sensor.
Honor 60 Professional colorways: Vivid Black • Jade Inexperienced • Starry Sky • Juliet
For the selfie digicam, we’ve to return to the display screen. A few of you should have already observed that the Professional telephone has solely a single digicam on the entrance (the 50 Professional additionally had an extremely vast selfie cam). The 60 Professional’s single selfie digicam does have a reasonably vast 100º lens and a 50 MP sensor, permitting it to crop in for a better view. The vanilla mannequin has a 32 MP digicam on the entrance.
Honor believes that the 60-series makes for glorious vlogging telephones and it used AI to allow a hands-free expertise – you are able to do ‘increase hand’, ‘flip’, ‘slide’ and a number of other different gestures to regulate the digicam (e.g. switching between back and front cameras or enabling picture-in-picture mode).
The 2 telephones have bigger batteries in comparison with the 50-series. This time round each have the identical capability, 4,800 mAh, up from 4,000 mAh on the 50 Professional and 4,300 mAh on the vanilla 50. The value for this capability improve is that each telephones now cost at 66W. Charging speeds are nonetheless actually quick, the primary 50% of the battery are stuffed up in quarter-hour. Nonetheless, we must always word that the 50 Professional supported 100W charging and will do a full cost in 25 minutes (once more, with a smaller battery).
One final improve over the 50-series that could be a few months previous now – the brand new telephones will arrive with Magic UI 5.0 out of the field, which relies on Android 12. The brand new model delivers enhancements to privateness and safety, together with different enhancements.
Honor is wanting ahead to the Yr of the Dragon, so it held a world design competitors. It acquired 5,000+ submissions from over 40 nations from all over the world and turned the perfect designs into circumstances for the Honor 60 sequence.
Honor 60 homeowners will be capable to decide from an excellent number of circumstances
The Honor 60 and 60 Professional are at present on pre-order in China. The vanilla mannequin begins at CNY 2,700 ($425/€375/₹31,800) for the 8/128 GB mannequin, however there are 8/256 GB and 12/256 GB choices as effectively (every step provides CNY 300 to the worth). The 60 Professional begins at CNY 3,700 ($580/€515/₹43,500) for an 8/256 GB unit, plus you possibly can improve to 12/256 GB for CNY 300 extra.
There isn’t any phrase on when the 2 new fashions will go world, however the Honor 50 sequence wanted just a few months.