Huawei sub-brand Honor has launched Honor X10 Max in China. This mid-range 5G smartphone brings phablet dimensions back to the X series for the first time in a few years.
The Honor X10 Max comes with a big 7.09-inch full-HD+ LCD display having 1,080 x 2,280 pixels resolution and up to 780 nits brightness. It supports 100% DCI-P3 colour gamut and HDR10. Honor is using the RGBW panel on this phone instead of the traditional RGB to reduce the power consumption when white is being displayed.
The device is powered by an octa-core MediaTek Dimensity 800 5G chipset paired with up to 8 GB of RAM and 128 GB of internal storage which can be expanded up to 256 GB via nano memory card (Huawei’s proprietary). It runs on Magic UI 3.1 based on Android 10.
In terms of camera, there is a dual rear camera setup on the back consisting of a 48-megapixel main sensor and a 2-megapixel depth sensor. For selfies and video calling an 8-megapixel camera is present on the front under the waterdrop notch.
The handset comes with a 5,000 mAh battery and supports 22.5W fast charging via USB Type-C port. It features dual 1217 linear stereo speakers with smart PA for amplifying the sound and supports Huawei Histen 6.1 sound. The fingerprint sensor is mounted on the side, 3.5mm headphone jack is provided and 5G, 4G LTE, Wi-Fi, Bluetooth, NFC are connectivity options available.
The Honor X10 Max is priced at CNY 1,899 (around Rs 20,100) for 6 GB + 64 GB variant, the 6 GB + 128 GB storage option comes with a price tag of CNY 2,099 (around Rs. 22,200) and the top 6 GB + 128 GB storage variant costs CNY 2,499 (around Rs. 26,500). It is available in three colors- Probing Black, Racing Blue, Lightspeed Silver. From 3rd July it will be sold via all major retailers in China.