Honor 10 update to add Party Mode, June 14, 2018

Honor, sub-brand of popular Chinese communications and equipment company Huawei, has recently provided an update to its latest flagship smartphone Honor 10, which was launched in India last month. It is reported that this Honor 10 update will add Party mode, Camera and fingerprint scanner enhancements. Coming to specific details, Party mode uses Honor 10 NFC functionality to allow several devices to connect with each other and make it possible for them to enjoy the same music. In the same report, it is added that Honor View 10, another latest smartphone from Honor will also be receiving the Party mode upgrade by means of a software update. As the rollout will be made in coming days, only then it will be clear whether Honor 10 and Honor View 10 devices can be both integrated to support Party Mode feature. It is to be noted that Honor has a similar feature for Honor 7A smartphones by offering a group music mode setting where surround-sound speaker set-up can be built by pairing up to eight Honor 7A devices. This group music mode feature will be provided by Honor 7 via an OTA update. Read more about Honor 7A price, specifications, and features on our site here.

On the camera front, AI functionality is further enhanced specially to the Honor 10 scene recognition feature. With the latest update, users will be better informed on the camera interface on what photo effect will be added to the photos or imagery that they’ve taken via a text message. With regard to improvements in the fingerprint sensor, the update provides a compatibility notification on the fingerprint and asking users to have a new fingerprint taken replacing the old one. There are few additional features to be provided in the latest update, including live wallpaper, HiCare app being moved to Home screen instead of the Tools folder, power efficiency and the May security patch.

To recollect, Honor 10 specifications, Price in India, it comes with 5.84-inch Honor FullView FullHD+ display with 19:9 aspect ratio, LTPS LCD (Low Temperature Poly-Silicon) screen type, 86.2 % screen-to-body ratio, resolution of 1080×2280 pixels and a pixel density of 432 ppi. It comes with the Aurora glass design that is capable to reflect vibrant colors from every angle. Honor 10 is available in Phantom Blue and Midnight Black color options and is available for purchase in India on Honor online store and on Flipkart at this page. Honor 10 price in India is set at Rs. 32,999.

Coming to Honor 10’s Camera specifications, Honor 10 features a 24 MP+ 16 MP dual rear camera with f/2.2 aperture. Honor 10 is also equipped with a 24 MP front (selfie) camera. Some of the camera software for shooting mode includes wide Panorama, aperture photo, 3D panorama, monochrome, HDR, Night Short, Light painting, Slow motion, Time-lapse, Timer, smiles capture, and watermark. With face recognition and facial modeling capabilities, they add value to AI driven camera set-up to create professional 3D portrait lighting effects (soft, butterfly, split, stage, classic) on both rear and front cameras. Honor 10 runs Android 8.1 Oreo mobile operating system. It is powered by Huawei Kirin 970 AI chipset with octa-core processor that has a processing speed up to 2.36 GHz.

Furthermore, the Huawei Kirin 970 chipset has a built-in NPU (neural processing unit) that has deep learning capability that learns user behavior to offer a faster and engaging experience by computing tasks quickly. This AI NPU gives a major boost to the camera by providing instantaneous image context and optimal settings to different scenery (lake, building, sky) meeting requirements of professional/studio imagery. Moreover, according to Huawei, Honor’s parent company, Kirin 970 chipset processed 2000 images per minute as recorded in an image recognition test, setting a benchmark for faster processing.

The Mali G72 GPU with 12-cores pushes graphics crunching. From the storage viewpoint, Honor 10 supports RAM size of 6 GB with 128 GB of inbuilt storage and expandable storage is not supported. Honor 10 also features a dual SIM slot with nano SIM type. It is powered by a 3400 mAh battery to deliver quick charging. Regarding cellular technologies, Honor 10 offers GSM, 3G, and 4G LTE with VoLTE support.

Honor 10 fingerprint sensor under glass

On connectivity technologies dimension, Honor 10 offers Wi-Fi, Wi-Fi hotspot, Bluetooth 4.2, NFC. Regarding connectivity support, USB 2.0 and 3.5 mm audio jack are provided. With regard to sensors, it includes GPS, Gryoscope, Compass, Light, Gravity, Status indicator. Honor 10 is also equipped with ultrasonic Under Glass Fingerprint sensor to enable fast unlock features and Honor assures that fast unlock is possible even when hands are wet. Honor 10 dimensions include 149.6 x 71.2 x 7.7 mm and weigh 153 g.

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