Here you have it – the brand new Honor 10! It’s an evolution from the Honor 8 what we reviewed here in all aspects. Performance, the technology, features, and even aesthetics.

We’ve seen that the Honor 8 was indeed a revolutionary device when it comes to aesthetics. Who would ever make 15 layers of glass (dubbed as the Aurora Glass) just for looks? It’s a time-consuming process and as we all know, time is money. Yet Honor didn’t give up on the idea, but to improve on it.

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The new Honor 10 comes with more than just the 15 layers of glass. Now, the mirror-like back is done by going through these steps:

  1. 3D glass
  2. Nano-scale optical coating
  3. 15-layer craftsmanship

It’s with this process that the Honor 10 is able to achieve the stunning looks found in the Phantom Blue and Phantom Green variants. At different angles, the color shifts depending on what angle you’re looking at it. The Phantom Blue is a mixture that shifts between blue and violet, whereas the Phantom Green shifts from sea blue to jewelry green, and with violet. Personally, I love the Phantom Green a lot more.

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Honor 10 in Phantom Blue.

The Honor 10 also touts an ultrasonic fingerprint sensor that is hidden under the glass. While the fingerprint sensor is technically under the screen area, it cannot be felt by touch.

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Speaking of the screen, it has a 5.84-inch screen with a 19:9 screen and a top-notch, featuring 96% NTSC color space at 2280×1080 resolution. The 24MP+16MP dual-camera system. From what we can deduce, they’re using the stereoscopic camera system. Learn more about it here.

The Honor 10 comes with AI photography too. One crucial technology here is semantic segmentation that Honor heavily stressed on. It separates the subject from the foreground and background, so more effects can be added and still look natural.

As for the full specs, the Honor 10 is obviously no slouch either:

  • Kirin 970 chipset with NPU
    • Octa-core processor with 4×2.36GHz + 4×1.8GHz
  • 64GB or 128 internal storage (no microSD card)
  • 4GB RAM
  • 5.84-inch 2280x1080p display with top-notch
  • Cameras
    • Rear camera: 24MP f/1.8 + 16MP f/1.8
    • Selfie camera: 24MP
  • 3,400mAh battery

Obviously, the next question is the price. While we don’t have the official pricing in Malaysia yet, we do know that the Honor 10 is €399.99 for the 64GB variant and €499.99 for the 128GB variant.

How will the prices change when it arrives to Malaysia? We still don’t know. May 22nd is the day that we’ll find out.