If information circulating the internet is to be believed, then we can expect to see the Honor V40 on January 12. The information comes from Chinese microblogging website Weibo, hinting at the January 12 official launch date. The same user who posted about the date posted that the display of the Honor V40 will support 120Hz refresh rate.
Coming to other information about the Honor V40, the smartphone is expected to be powered by the Dimensity 1000+ SoC. The Dimensity 1000+ SoC is a 5G flagship chipset from MediaTek. The MediaTek Dimensity 1000+ SoC is manufactured on a 7nm process with 5G support that includes dual 5G SIM, UltraSave power-saving solution and more. The 5G Ultrasave feature is said to improve the battery life by managing 5G connectivity, including modem’s configuration and frequency for better power efficiency. The Dimensity 1000+ also supports 144Hz high refresh rate displays along with HyperEngine 2.0 technology that optimizes the phone for enhancing the gaming experience. You can learn more about the chip here.
The Honor V40 is also rumoured to come with 66W charging. Speaking of the design, leaked renders of the smartphone show a curved display covering the front of the smartphone with a small pill-shaped cutout for the dual-selfie cameras. The back of the smartphone has a quad-camera set up in a circular housing. It is speculated that the primary camera will be a 50MP shooter.
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