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Honor V40

From $560 From 42 812 ₽ From 15 764 ₴
Status: Available.
Announced: January 2021.OS: Android 10. VDRD caring review: We advise you to buy!
  • Screen 6.72" OLED
  • Rear сamera 50 MP Wide 3 modules
  • Selfie camera 16 MP Wide 2 modules
  • CPU 8 cores Mediatek Dimensity 1000+
  • Memory 8 GB RAM
  • Storage 128/256 GB ROM
  • Memory cards
  • Battery 4 000 mAh
  • Thickness 8 mm
  • Sim Cards 2 items dual sim
  • 5G network
All characteristics

Short description Honor V40

This is a smartphone on Android 10 with a very fast and productive processor, with a huge touchscreen size, with a very cool camera that has 3 modules (50 MP Wide, 8 MP UltraWide, 2 MP Macro), and this smartphone also has a very cool front camera, which has 2 modules (16 MP Wide, Color spectrum sensor). And Honor V40 has such features: a slot for two SIM cards, cut-out notch above the screen (so that a selfie camera, speakers and additional sensors are placed there).

Also known as: Honor View40.

Versions: YOK-AN10.

Disclaimer. The table shows the main technical characteristics of the device. For a full list of features and capabilities of this model, see the manufacturer’s website. We can not guarantee that the information on this page is 100% correct.

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Android version and market relevance

In January 2021 Honor company introduced its new smartphone Honor V40. This is a new model and 5G-network, which is running on 10.

If you think that for today such an android smartphone on the version 10 already outdated, then we advise you to look DROID-smartphones in our directory, where we collected a list of devices on the latest version of Android.

Screen, body and battery

The case Honor V40 has got interesting features: very thin side frames, cutout above the screen for a selfie camera and sensors.

The screen Honor V40 is made using the OLED technology, has a diagonal 6.72 inches and refresh rate 120 Hz. If the smoothness of the interface is important for you (especially in mobile games), then you need to choose smartphones with screens that have a refresh rate higher than 120 times per second. Such a very large main touch screen certainly affects the dimensions of the case, which has a thickness of 7.85 mm. Also inside the case is a battery with a capacity of 4 000 mAh. This model could become a flip smartphone and get into our catalog on a separate page, where all phones with flexible screens are collected. Unfortunately, this did not happen. And therefore, if you are interested in smartphones with such top-end characteristics, we advise you to look at them in our catalog and get a deeper understanding in which direction the entire mobile electronics industry is moving. Perhaps, in a couple of years, every second person on the planet will have such flip smartphones.

Main camera and selfie camera

The main camera has several modules (smartphones with four cameras): 50 MP Wide + 8 MP UltraWide + 2 MP Macro + 2 MP Depth sensor and, as usual, it is located on the back of the smartphone. When a smartphone camera has multiple lenses, it allows zooming with high image quality. You can also take photos with the Bokeh effect. This is an effect where the background is blurred and the subject in the foreground stands out very nicely. It’s better to see it once than hear about it a hundred times, so look at examples of photos from this smartphone. The frontcamera at Honor V40 has several modules (smartphones with dual selfie cameras): 16 MP Wide + TOF 3D camera. And this, of course, is very good. Your selfies will look beautiful and high quality. This model has a front camera as usual at the top of the screen, like 99.9% of all smartphones. But, if this makes you bored, then we can offer smartphones with pop-up front camera. In these models, the front camera is located inside the body and goes up only when you activate the front camera mode. It sounds interesting, but how convenient it is and how long this mechanism will work is not yet clear.

Processor and Internal Memory

And write a few words about the performance of Honor V40. Of course, the very first thing that will be discussed is the processor. The model received a 8-core processor Mediatek MT6889Z Dimensity 1000+.

The second performance characteristic in our opinion is the amount of RAM. The Honor V40 has 8 installed on the RAM.

The built-in flash memory of this model has the volume 128 GB, but you can choose the version with 256 GB. The manufacturer did not forget about the support of memory cards in the smartphone. Here you can install a card microSDXC.

Price for Honor V40: buy or not to buy?

Life is fleeting, and the life of a smartphone on the mobile market in general can be compared with the life of a butterfly. And all because the producers of android-smartphones do not always want to support their devices and prefer to release a new model in six months. Therefore, our task is to help you choose the actual smartphone today, which is being sold and will be still relevant for at least the next six months. If Honor V40 you find among DROID smartphones in our catalog, you can safely buy it now, and if you do not find it, then its better already do not buy.

However, official sales Honor V40 began in January 2021. The manufacturer said the price of $615 without taxes and fees. With such a price level on Honor V40, we placed it in the price segment “Flagships smartphones from $500”.

Buy Honor V40 you can in any store (or on the Internet, or in the electronics supermarket), we just advise you to see live on the smartphone and hold it in your hands before buying.

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22 January 2021

Honor V40 officially announced

Honor today officially unveiled its new product — the Honor V40 smartphone. There will be two configurations of 8/128 GB and 8/256 GB of memory on sale, priced at CNY3,599 (about $560) and CNY3,999 (about $615), respectively. Sales have already started in China, but it is not yet known when the smartphone will be available globally in stores.

Honor V40
Honor V40 in body colors: Black, Titanium Silver and Rose Gold

The flagship smartphone Honor V40 received a frosted glass and metal body with curios color options. The screen occupies almost 91% of the front panel, has a diagonal of 6.72″ and is made using OLED technology with rounded corners. At the top of the screen there is a cutout for the front camera. The main camera received three sensors 50 MP + 8 MP + 2 MP. And the front camera has a sensor of 16 MP and color temperature sensor. All this tech features help Honor V40 to take high quality photos and shoot high quality videos (4K @30/60fps, 1080p @30/60fps, HDR, gyro-EIS).

In addition to the camera, the Honor V40 boasts an improved battery (4,000 mAh) with support for fast charging. According to the manufacturer, the smartphone can be charged to 100% in just 35 minutes (using a 66W wired charger). Or, using 50W wireless charging, the smartphone will replenish the capacity up to 50% in 35 minutes too.

The usual characteristics (support for 5G, Android 10, Dimensity 1000+ processor) are already available in the Honor V40. The flagship has already gone on sale in China, we hope that sales will soon expand to the whole world.

Source: hihonor.com
16 January 2021

Honor V40: change of announcement date, official poster, new photos and videos with a pre-sale prototype

We expected the announcement next Monday (January 18), but it was postponed to January 22. And on the same day, sales of the smartphone will start in China. But even before the presentation, there were a lot of speculation rumors. We gathered them all in one place.

Honor V40
Honor V40 soon announcement poster

So what is known about the Honor V40? It will receive: 6.72-inch screen with support for 120 Hz refresh rate, Dimensity 1000+ processor with 5G support, two options for internal storage (128 or 256 GB), quad camera (50 MP Wide + 8 MP UltraWide + 2 MP Macro + 2 MP depth sensor), a front camera with a 32 MP sensor.

On the promo poster, we can see what color options for the Honor V40 will be: black, pink and white with a gradient to purple. We are waiting for the official announcement next Friday.

Source: weibo.cn |  weibo.cn
11 January 2021

Honor V40: full list of features, photos, video teaser and date of the announcement

The long-awaited flagship Honor V40 is rumored to be announced on January 18, 2021. By this time, there were a lot of leaks about it: a list of characteristics, sketch photos, renders, photos of the Honor V40 case, and finally a «live» photo of the back panel. This smartphone will be similar to the Huawei Nova 8 Pro.

Honor V40
Honor V40 is expected to be announced: all specifications are already known

The Honor V40 will be equipped with a MediaTek Dimensity 1000+ chipset, 8 GB of RAM, two variants of internal memory (128 GB or 256 GB) with support for 5G networks. The OLED screen with a diagonal of 6.72 inches and a resolution of 2676×1236 pixels will receive a 120 Hz refresh rate. On the top left of the screen, there will be a hole-shaped notch for the front camera with two sensors (32 MP + 16 MP).

It is known that on the back of the Honor V40 there will be a rectangular island of the main camera with four sensors (64 MP Wide + 8 MP UltraWide + 2 MP Macro + 2 MP depth sensor) and a flash. Case dimensions — 163.32×74.08×7.85 mm. At the bottom there will be a Type-C USB port for connecting the charging cable to a smartphone. A fast 66W wired charger or 45W wireless charger will charge a 4000mAh battery.

The Honor V40 was expected to be announced back in November 2020, but it was postponed twice. Now we know that the official presentation of the flagship should take place on January 18, 2021. We are looking forward to the announcement! By the way, nothing is known about the price of Honor V40 yet.

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