Besides launching the Honor X30 Max, Honor had also announced another budget-friendly smartphone known as the Honor X30i during an official launch event held in China today.
Based on it’s specs and pricing, it’s pretty obvious that the Honor X30i is an outright competitor to the upcoming Redmi Note 11 5G which will be made official later today.
On the outside, the Honor X30i is an extremely sleek device measuring just 7.45mm in thickness. Just like the iPhone 13 Pro (Review), the X30i features a flat edge design rounded out by a high quality aluminium frame – something we don’t normally see among smartphones of it’s price.
Upfront, it features a 6.7” LCD display that offers a FHD+ screen resolution, 90Hz refresh rate, 93.6% screen-to-body ratio, as well as an 8 megapixels selfie camera housed within it’s central hole-punch cutout.
On the rear side, it comes with a square-shaped camera module which brings along a trio of cameras including a 48 megapixels main camera, as well as a pair of 2 megapixels cameras for macro and depth information.
Under the hood, the Honor X30i is powered by an octa-core MediaTek Dimensity 810 chipset along with up to 8GB RAM and 256GB onboard storage in the memory department.
The phone draws power from a modest 4,000mAh battery which carries support for 22.5W fast-charging. Aside from that, it also comes along with a side-mounted fingerprint scanner, 3.5mm headphone jack, as well as Magic UI 5.0 based on Android 11.
For those who’re interested, the Honor X30i is priced at 1,399 Yuan (US$219), 1,699 Yuan (US$265) and 1,899 Yuan (US$297) respectively for it’s 6GB+128GB, 8GB+128GB and 8GB+256GB variants.