The Chinese mobile manufacturer Honor has finally unveiled the all-new Honor 50 Series in China. The series consists of three devices and there are Honor 50, Honor 50 SE and Honor 50 Pro. These past few weeks we had tons of leaks with the rumoured specifications and the updated polarising rear design. It is also the company’s first device that will ship with GMS support out of the box.
Unlike other flagship smartphones from different specifications, all three smartphones come with a higher refresh rate display, 108MP rear camera and fast charging. Without wasting any time, let us explore the detailed specifications and features of the new Honor 50 Series smartphones.
Honor 50 Pro
The Honor 50 Pro features a curved 6.72-inch Full HD+ AMOLED display paired with a 120Hz refresh rate which is dynamic in nature. It also supports 10-bit colour and a 300Hz touch sampling rate to ensure a superior gaming experience. Under the hood, both Honor 50 and 50 Pro are fueled by the new Qualcomm Snapdragon 778G mobile platform that is paired with up to 12GB of RAM.
Coming to the camera department, it features a quad-camera module beginning with a 108MP primary camera sitting at the top of the array. It has a 1/1.52-inch sensor that shoots photos with 9-to-1 pixel binning technology. The second camera is an 8MP ultra-wide-angle camera followed by two 2MP camera units that could be used to click macro shots and portrait shots. There are two selfie cameras with 32MP and 12MP resolution housed inside a pill-shaped punch hole.
The Operating System is based on Android 11 with Magic UI 4.2 on top and all international units shipped will offer GMS support out of the box. The smartphone is backed by a 4,000 mAh battery that supports 100W wired charging.
The Honor 50 features a curved 6.57-inch Full HD AMOLED display that supports a 120Hz refresh rate. The rest of the features of the display and rear camera specifications are identical to the Pro model. However, it only comes with a single 32 MP selfie camera tucked inside a punch hole as opposed to the dual selfie camera setup on the more expensive Pro model. It packs a slightly larger 4,300 mAh battery which also supports 66W wired charging.
Honor 50 SE
Starting with the display, the Honor 50 SE comes with a flat 6.78-inch LCD display with a 120Hz refresh rate. Unlike its big brothers, the Honor 50 SE is powered by the Mediatek Dimensity 900 chipset and is paired with 8GB of RAM and 128GB of storage.
Speaking of cameras, the primary camera is the same 108MP unit as in the other two models. Following which we have an ultra-wide-angle camera of 8MP resolution and a 2MP unit that could be used for macro shots. It is backed by a 4,000 mAh cell that supports 66W wired charging.
Pricing and Availability
The Honor 50 has a price tag of CNY 2,699 ($422) whereas the Honor 50 Pro will go on sale with an MRP of CNY 3,699 ($578). On the other hand, the Honor 50 SE will be sold for CNY 2,399 ($375) from July 2nd in China. The company has informed that the new Honor 50 Series will debut in 40 international markets at a later date.