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Honor 50 Series Launched with GMS Support

Honor will be able to use Google services after cutting its ties with Huawei.

The honor 50 series has been in the headlines for quite some time. And now, Honor has introduced three new smartphones in its Honor 50 lineup- Honor 50, Honor 50 SE, and Honor 50 Pro. The Honor 50 series is launched as the successor of the 30 series, which was launched in April, last year.

The Honor was previously blocked to do business with American firms due to its partnership, with Huawei which has an ongoing dispute with the US government. However, now that Honor has cut ties with Huawei, the company will be allowed to conduct business with American firms. This includes Google’s overseas support for its smartphone. Let’s take a look at what the Honor 50 series has to offer.

Honor 50 and Honor 50 Pro Specifications

Honor 50 and Honor 50 Pro
Honor 50 and Honor 50 Pro

The Honor 50 features a 6.57-inch FHD+(1,080 x 2,400-pixel resolution) OLED panel with a 120Hz refresh rate. Whereas, the Honor 50 Pro 5G has a slightly bigger .72-inch FHD+ OLED panel with a 120Hz refresh rate and 75-degree curved edges. Both smartphones have 100% DCI-P3 coverage, a punch-hole cutout design, and an in-display fingerprint sensor for security.

Honor 50 and 50 Pro are powered by Qualcomm Snapdragon 778G, which is based on 6nm fabrication paired with Adreno 642L GPU, and up to 12GB RAM and 256GB of internal storage. As for the software, both smartphones will boot Magic UI 4.2 based on Android 11 out of the box.

The Honor 50 is fueled by a 4,300mAh battery, whereas the Pro model packs a slightly smaller 4,000mAh battery. The Honor 50 comes with the support of 66W of rapid charging. Whereas the Pro model comes with the support of 100W fast charging, which can charge the device up to 90 percent in 20 minutes.

As for the cameras, both smartphones house a quad-camera setup at the rear with a 100MP (aperture f/1.9) primary sensor, paired with an 8MP (aperture f/2.2) ultra-wide-angle lens, a 2MP macro lens, and a 2MP depth sensor. At the front, the Honor 50 sports a 32MP selfie camera, whereas the Pro model features a 32MP sensor paired with a 12MP wide-angle lens for selfies and video chats.

As for the connectivity options, both devices include dual SIM with 5G support, NFC, Wi-Fi AC, Bluetooth 5.2, and a USB Type C port for charging and data transfer.

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Honor 50 SE Specifications

Honor 50 SE
Honor 50 SE

The Honor 50 SE features a 6.78-inch FHD+(1,080 x 2,400-pixels resolution) LCD panel with a punch-hole cutout and a 120Hz refresh rate. The device is powered by MediaTek Dimensity 900 based on TSMC 6nm fabrication process paired with ARM Mali-G68 MC4 GPU, up to 8GB RAM, and 256GB internal storage. The handset boots Magic UI 4.2 based on Android 11 out of the box.

As for the cameras, the smartphone houses a triple-camera setup at the rear with a 100MP primary sensor paired with an 8MP ultra-wide-angle lens and a 2MP macro lens. On the front, the smartphone has a 16MP snapper for selfies and video chats. The smartphone packs a 4,000mAh battery with 66W fast charging support.

Connectivity features include dual SIM with 5G support, Wi-Fi AC, NFC, Bluetooth 5.1, GPS, and a USB Type-C port for charging and data transfer.

Honor 50 Series Price and Availability

Honor 50 Series

The Honor 50 series is priced as follows:

  • Honor 50 Pro
    • 8GB + 256GB: RMB 3,699 (approx Rs 42,400)
    • 12GB + 256GB: RMB 3,999 (approx Rs 45,800)
  • Honor 50
    • 8GB + 128GB: RMB 2,699 (approx Rs 30,900)
    • 8GB + 256GB: RMB 2,999 (approx Rs 34,400 )
    • 12GB + 256GB: RMB 3,399 (approx Rs 39,000)
  • Honor 50 SE
    • 6GB + 128GB: RMB 2,399 (approx Rs 27,500)
    • 8GB + 256GB: RMB 2,699 (approx Rs 30,900)
Honor 50 Series Availability
Honor 50 Series Availability

The Honor 50 SE comes in white, blue, and black color options. Whereas Honor 50 and 50 Pro comes in black, green, orange, and silver color options. Currently, you can pre-order smartphones in China. However, there is no word about the series’ global launch at the moment, so stay tuned!

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Aum Vyas
Aum is following his passion for learning about modern technologies, and when he is not busy you can always find him coding and learning about Linux. He also loves to read books about Sci-Fi, play video games, watch sitcoms, and listen to progressive house music.


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