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Official Honor X40 5G: screaming display and the concreteness of the mid-range

honor x40 5g features technical specifications price release 15/09

After eventful weeks, like Honor 70, X8 5G and confirmation of the next foldable in Europe, we finally discover the new Honor X40 5G. Just as OPPO has the Reno series, or Xiaomi the Lite one, Honor also uses the X series to increase its competition in the mid-range. This model is added to X40i already officially unveiled, but with first-rate technical specifications for the price category in which it is placed.

Honor X40 5G: everything you need to know

Design and display

If it were not for the previous ties between the two companies, it would be said that Honor X40 has plagiarized Huawei Mate 40. As well as the former top of the range Huawei and its design Space ring, even the new Honor smartphone adopts a rear design characterized by a showy ring to accommodate the photographic compartment.

The smartphone has obvious premium ambitions, as the screen demonstrates curved 10-bit OLED da 6,67 "Full HD + (2.400 x 1.080 pixels), with refresh rate a 120 Hz and integrated fingerprint sensor. A screen that among other things guarantees a maximum brightness up to 800 nits, PWM dimming at 1.920 Hz and 3% DCI-P100 coverage. All contained in a body with dimensions of 161,6 x 73,9 x 7,9 mm and a weight of 172 grams.

Features and technical specifications

honor x40 specifications 15/09

How do you configure the hardware of Honor X40? The previous model, namely X30, had an SoC Snapdragon 695 5G and this solution has also been brought to the X40 model. It is a 6 nm TSMC SoC with octa-core Kryo 660 CPU (2 x 2,2 GHz + 6 x 1,7 GHz) and Adreno 619 GPU; there are to support them 6 / 8 / 12 GB of physical RAM and up to 7 GB of virtual RAM, so as to get to 19 GB of volatile memory, in addition to 128 / 256 GB of non-expandable storage space.

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The battery is instead a module of 5.100 mAh with quick charge a 40W, which for the category is quite framed. Turning to the camera, this is double and finds a combo from 50 + 2 MP with Macro lens. The selfie camera, a punch-hole solution, is then from 8 MP. A gem among the specs is the infrared sensor making it a smart remote, while not missing one stereo speaker Hi-Res certified. Present on Bluetooth 5.1, as well as Dual Band Wi-Fi. Finally, for the software there is Android 12 customized with the Magic UI 6.1.

Honor X40 5G - Price and release date

The new X40 5G arrives in China and does so with 4 price configurations: starting from approx €214 (1.499 yuan) for the version 6 / 128 GB, going up to approx €243 (1.699 yuan) for the version 8 / 128 GB, then arriving at approx €286 (1.999 yuan) for the 8 / 256 GB and finally, the maximum version from 12 / 256 GB costs about € 329 (2.299). In short, absolutely framed prices for what is its size. We do not know how it will arrive in Europe, but it is not excluded that it may be the successor of Magic 4 Lite, therefore as possible Magic 5 Lite, although it is all to be seen.

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