Honor 30i Pros and Cons

Honor 30i Review, Pros and Cons – Honor launched the Honor 30i brand in Russia, which will go on sale from 17 September. The best thing about the phone is that it has a fabulous design on the outside and a powerful hardware configuration on the inside. There is nothing new or surprising about the phone that cut the competition’s 30i. So, let’s see the Honor 30i Review.

Honor 30i Review


  1. The company provides an AMOLED display that indicates that it will have a fingerprint scanner on the screen.
  2. The Kirin 710F chipset offers incredibly robust performance and provides a comprehensive gaming feel for the phone.
  3. In terms of the camera, a triple camera located on the rear panel, and in the front a 16 MP selfie.
  4. A huge 4000 mAh battery provides daily use, while it comes with 10W charging support.
  5. It comes with a budget relief price of $ 240 (17,999 INR), which is decent according to its general specifications.

Design and Display

To be more precise, we have already seen the same design and layout on different smartphones with a better texture representation, and somehow resembles the trademark of the OPPO smartphone. On the contrary, the combination of two colors is quite excellent, which enhances the design and provides an incredible 7.7 mm slim body for the Honor 30i.

The side frames are slightly thin, in addition to the 6.3 inches flat AMOLED screen with Full HD resolution that generates 600 nits of brightness to improve the aspect of resolution and pixel density efforts. It has the experience of a regular frame rate that achieves unprotected Corning glass, check Honor 30 Youth smartphone advantages and disadvantages.

Memory and Internal

In the processing section, the Honor 30i pre-installed 12 nm Kirin 710F chipset set on the board and attaches to the Mali-G51 MP4 graphics processing unit. In addition, the octa-core is divided into two parts, one for the best performance at a speed of 2.2 GHz, the remaining octa-core has a speed of 1.7 GHz for daily tasks. The software is managed through the pair of Android 10 covered with the layer of Magic UI 2.1.

In terms of storage, the 128 GB space comes in the phone with 4GB of RAM, and you can add more area through the Nano memory SD card slot which can expand the storage limit up to 256 GB. In short, you can get twice the storage room with this shared SIM slot.


The Honor 30i has a triple camera that offers a 48 MP primary sensor, an 8 MP ultra-wide sensor, and a 2 MP depth sensor as its rear camera plate with an LED flashlight. Other than that, the 16 MP self camera with a U-shaped front face reached the screen and didn’t cover many areas. The built-in camera application software suite arms the Honor 30i with the beautiful features of AI, professional, and Bokeh mode to improvise the overall photographic experience while videos go up to 1080p at 30fps.

Battery and Others

Honor 30i supplies the 4000 mAh battery with the Type C 1.0 port that includes a 10 Watt charger, which takes about an hour and a half to complete the phone’s supply cycle. It also provides two-day battery backup in moderate use and in extensive use, as long gaming sessions, it will survive for up to 5 hours.

In addition to the battery, the phone also provides smart sensors and a communications suite that enhances the overall user-centered experience. In addition, the sound quality of the stereo speaker is good enough for normal conditions.

Honor 30i

Honor 30i Specifications Detail

Down below you can see the full specifications of Honor 30i phone.

SpecificationsHonor 30i
Network2G, 3G, 4G
AnnouncedSeptember 2020
Dimensions157.2 x 73.2 x 7.7 mm
Weight171.5 g
SIMHybrid Dual SIM
Size6.3 inches
DisplayCapacitive touchscreen AMOLED, 16M colors
Resolution1080 x 2400 pixels
OSAndroid 10, Magic UI 2.1
ChipsetKirin 710F (12 nm)
(4×2.2 GHz Cortex-A73 &
4×1.7 GHz Cortex-A53)
GPUMali-G51 MP4
Card slotYes (uses shared SIM slot)
Camera48MP, 8MP, and 2MP
3.5 mm jackYes
WLANWi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac, dual-band
Wi-Fi Direct, hotspot
Bluetooth5.1, A2DP, LE
USB2.0, Type-C 1.0 reversible connector
USB On-The-Go
SensorsUnder display Fingerprint, accelerometer
gyro, proximity, and compass
BatteryLi-Po 4000 mAh battery
Charging 10W
ColorsUltraviolet, Turquoise, and Black
Price$ 240 ( 17,999 INR)

Honor 30i Pros and Cons

Down below you can see the list of pros and cons (advantages and disadvantages) of Honor 30i phone.


  1. A 6.3 inches tall AMOLED display
  2. Android 10 OS with Magic UI 2.1 support
  3. Under display fingerprint
  4. Decent image quality with 48MP main camera
  5. Long battery life in moderate use


  1. Without Corning glass protection and wireless charging
  2. Average performance experience
  3. Low amount of graphics
  4. Charging support of only 10 W
  5. The heating problem can be seen in high-end gaming


The Honor 30i can be considered a mid-range smartphone with its overview of specifications. Since there are already several pre-installed applications, which never comes into use. However, some notable things like the camera and the battery still maintain the balance of the overall value on the positive note.

On the other hand, this phone is specially developed for the Russian market and is less likely to appear in other countries, unless Honor launches this phone to the global market.

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