Honor 30S will be debuting on March 30 in China. The handset will be featuring a better chipset compared to the predecessor Honor 20S that came Kirin 810 chipset. Speculations had claimed that the new Kirin 820 will be fueling the smartphone. Today, the company confirmed through Weibo that the Honor 30S will be the first phone fueled by the Kirin 820 chipset.
The Kirin 820 chipset is a 5G-ready SoC built to bring 5G capabilities on upper mid-range phones. The chipset will carry support for dual SIM with dual standby. Apart from the upcoming Honor 30S smartphone, some of the other rumored phone such as Huawei Nova 7 and Honor 10X are also rumored with the Kirin 820 chipset.
The performance of the Kirin 820 5G chipset is said to be on par with Snapdragon 765G. A recent leak had revealed that the SoC has Cortex A76 CPU, Mali G77 graphics and improved NPU and ISP.
As far as Honor 30S is concerned, it is expected to come equipped with a punch-hole LCD display with a side-mounted fingerprint reader. The leaked renders of the phone suggest that it could be coming with a glass back. The rectangle-shaped camera module could be packed with as many as four cameras. The Honor 30S has reportedly received certification from the 3C authority of China. It could be coming with a 40W fast charger.
The other specifications of the Honor 30S are currently under the wraps. After launching the Honor 30S by the end of this month, the company is expected to announce the Honor 30 and Honor 30 Pro flagship phones driven by Kirin 990 chipset by the end of this month.