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Over the last few weeks we’ve spent a while with the Asus ZenFone 6, the OnePlus 7 Pro and the Honor 20 Pro. This is effortlessly the most clean and breezy phone to personal, way to one important thing: length.
It has a 6.26in display screen. It’s no postage stamp that fumbles over a Netflix film like a 4 12 months-old trying to de-shell an egg. But the greater few millimetres you lose in width and height make the Honor 20 Pro a actual crowd-pleaser. Honor makes plenty of remarkable phones for money-aware nerds, but this smartphone has time-honored appeal.
The Honor 20 Pro isn’t as garish as some of its siblings either. Its lower back has a pink glass end that produces a few cool original-series Star Trek teleporter patterns while it catches the light. But no intern has been let out with Photoshop’s full array of gradients and filters to layout the look this time.
Of direction, there is one trouble for the actual tech hounds. The Honor 20 Pro has slim display screen surrounds, however we’re within the new age of notch and hollow-free displays. And this telephone nonetheless has a punch hole. The positives: you won’t be stuffed have to the motor prevent working, otherwise you by chance drop a crisp packet’s worth of crumbs into the mechanism. There is not any mechanism.
However, try to play Avengers: Endgame while it eventually arrives on Netflix in a year and it’ll nonetheless have that disturbing little punch hollow black void. We don’t think about the Honor 20 Pro as the plain preference for obsessive video streamers besides.
It has a mid-length screen. That’s right, in 2019 6.26in is “mid size”. The world has formally long gone mad.
Other elements of the Honor 20 Pro are pleasantly traditional, if not usually the Honor norm. It has a aspect finger scanner as opposed to one at the again, or baked into the screen. This ain’t Honor’s common preference, but it’s one of the quality aspect scanners we’ve used. It’s brief, doubles as a clicky strength button and you don’t want to press that button to wake the Honor 20 Pro.
Its ergonomics are very almost ideal too. Well, until you keep your cellphone to your left hand, wherein case you’re filled. Sorry. Water resistance and a headphone jack are the missing elements. But apparently a three.5mm socket is as beside the point as sporting crocs at a funeral nowadays. We’ve no idea who determined that, but a person should have.