Honor 10, the Huawei sub-brand's upcoming flagship handset, will arrive in India in the latter half of May and will be available for purchase exclusively via Flipkart, the company announced on Wednesday. Gadgets 360 has also learnt that the Honor 10 price in India will be around the Rs. 35,000 price mark to take on the upcoming OnePlus 6. The smartphone was recently unveiled in China and its international launch is slated for May 15 in London.
In China, the Honor 10 has been priced at CNY 2,599 (roughly Rs. 27,200) for the 6GB RAM/ 64GB onboard storage variant and CNY 2,999 (roughly Rs. 31,400) for the 6GB RAM/ 128GB inbuilt storage version. The phone is sold in Black, Grey, Mirage Blue, and Mirage Purple colour variants.
As for specifications, the Honor 10 sports a 5.84-inch full-HD+ (1080x2280 pixels) LCD display, with an 19:9 aspect ratio. The phone is powered by a HiSilicon Kirin 970 SoC, coupled with 6GB of RAM and 64GB/ 128GB of inbuilt storage. There is a 3400mAh battery with support for quick charging.
In the camera department, the Honor 10 bears a dual rear camera setup consisting of a 16-megapixel and a 24-megapixel sensor combo, with dual LED flash and f/1.8 aperture. On the front, the handset gets a 24-megapixel sensor.
"We are delighted to announce that Flipkart will be our exclusive online sale partner for Honor 10. At Honor, we have always believed in making our products easily accessible for our consumers by opting for strategic partnerships. We are confident that this association with Flipkart, who shares our vision to deliver superb value to consumers will help strengthen our position in the Indian smartphone market," said P Sanjeev, Vice President of Sales at Huawei India-Consumer Business Group.
Further, Ayyappan Rajagopal, Senior Director, Mobiles at Flipkart said, "We are excited to partner with Honor to exclusively launch their latest flagship, Honor 10 in India. We believe this phone is a game changer in the flagship segment with its high performance at an unbeatable price. It is the most beautiful phone of 2018 in the premium segment. This association ties back with Flipkart's vision of 40 percent market share by 2020 by offering the best selection to our customers at every price point.