Honor 20i FAQ

BY Rajesh Pandey

Published 23 Jun 2019

Honor 20i FAQ

Despite all controversies, Huawei’s sub-brand Honor has gone ahead and unveiled the Honor 20i in India. The handset recently went up for sale in India where it competes with the likes of the Redmi Note 7 Pro and Realme 3 Pro. If you are planning on buying the Honor 20i, check out our detailed FAQ first.

The FAQ will answer all your questions surrounding the Honor 20i like whether it has 4K video recording capabilities or not, its complete specifications, fast charging support, and more.

Honor 20i FAQ

Q) What are the full specifications of the Honor 20i? 

  1. A) The full specs of the Honor 20iare as follows:
  • Dimensions: 154.8 x 73.64 x 7.95 mm
  • Weight: 164g
  • Display: 6.21-inch notched LCD, FHD+ (1080 x 2340)
  • Chipset: Octa-core 12nm Kirin 710 @ 2.2GHz
  • GPU: Mali-G51 MP4
  • RAM: 4/6GB
  • Storage: 128GB, hybrid microSD card slot
  • Rear camera: 24MP PDAF, f/1.8 aperture, 8MP ultra-wide angle sensor, 2MP depth sensor, LED flash
  • Front camera: 32MP, f/2.0 aperture, Screen Flash
  • Sensors: Gyroscope, Accelerometer, Proximity, Ambient light sensor, eCompass, Fingerprint sensor
  • Connectivity: LTE, Dual VoLTE, Dual-SIM, GPS, Wi-Fi b/g/n, Bluetooth 4.2, microUSB
  • Battery: 3400mAh non-removable
  • Others: Android 9.0 Pie, Emotion UI 9, Face Unlock, GPU Turbo 2.0, AIS Super Night Shot

Q) What are the key features of the Honor 20i?

A) The Honor 20i comes with a beautiful glass design. It also comes with a triple-camera setup which includes an 8MP ultra-wide angle shooter.

Q) Is the handset water-resistant?

A) No, the Honor 20i is not water-resistant.

Q) Does the Honor 20i suffer from overheating issues?

A) No, the Honor 20i does not suffer from any overheating issues. This is all thanks to its 12nm Kirin 710 chipset which helps it run cool even when under heavy load.

Q) Is the battery of the handset removable?

A) Due to its unibody build, the battery and rear cover of the Honor 20i is not removable.

Q) Can one turn off the notch on the Honor 20i?

A) Yes, the notch on the Honor 20i can be turned off.

Q) Does the handset feature glass panel at the rear?

A) Yes, the Honor 20i features a glass panel at the rear, unlike many other budget devices which feature a plastic panel.

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Q) What kind of SIM card slot does the phone have? Can one use two SIM cards and a microSD card at the same time?

A) The handset features a hybrid microSD card slot along with two SIM card slots. This means one can either use two nanoSIM card slots or one microSD card and nanoSIM card slot on the device at any time.

Q) Is there an IR blaster on the handset?

A) No, the Honor 20i lacks an IR blaster. This means you cannot use the phone to control other electronic devices around you.

Q) Is their face unlock on the Honor 20i?

A) Yes, there’s face unlock on the handset. And you can use it for locking apps and other system settings as well apart from just unlocking the device.

Q) What about a fingerprint scanner?

A) Yes, apart from face unlock, the Honor 20i also comes with a fingerprint scanner located at the rear.

Q) Can one record calls in Honor 20i?

A) Yes, it has a native call recording facility.

Q) Is there NFC on the Honor 20i?

A) No, the Honor 20i lacks NFC.

Q) Does the Honor 20i feature FM radio?

A) Yes, there’s FM radio on the handset.

Q) Is the display on the Honor 20i protected by Gorilla Glass?

A) No, the 6.21-inch display on the handset is not protected by Gorilla Glass. Honor instead uses its own strengthened glass solution.

Q) Can you record slow-motion videos on the Honor 20i?

A) Yes, you can. It is capable of recording slow-motion videos at 480fps. It can also record Full HD videos at 60fps.

Q) Can one make native video calls on the Honor 20i without using a third-party app?

A) No, you cannot make direct video calls on the handset. You will have to use apps like Google Duo or Skype for this.

Q) Which version of Android does the handset run on?

A) Android 9.0 Pie.

Q) Does the Honor 20i support LTE and VoLTe networks? Will a Reliance Jio SIM work on the phone?

A) Yes, it supports LTE and VoLTE networks. It has full support for Reliance Jio’s VoLTE network on both its SIM card slots.

Q) Is there Dual-VoLTE support on the phone?

A) Yes, the Honor 20i has dual-VoLTE support.

Q) What about VoLTE support on Vodafone and AirTel’s network?

A) The Honor 20i supports AirTel’s and Vodafone’s VoLTE network.

Q) How is the camera quality of the Honor 20i rear camera?

A) Camera performance has always been one of Honor’s strength and the same stands true for the Honor 20i.

Q) Does the Honor 20i support 4K video recording?

A) No. The phone can only record videos at 1080p resolution.

Q) What about slow-motion video recording?

A) No, the Honor 20i lacks slow-mo video recording as well.

Q) Is there any kind of Quick Charging support on the Honor 20i?

A) Sadly, no. The Honor 20i lacks support for any kind of fast or quick charging support.

Q) How much free storage space does one get on the handset out of the box?

A) Almost 111GB. This can be increased slightly by uninstalling some of the pre-loaded apps and bloatware.

Q) Can you uninstall or disable pre-installed apps on the handset?

A) Yes, you can uninstall or disable some pre-installed apps on the handset, but not all.

Q) Does the handset support USB OTG?

A) Yes, the handset supports USB On-The-Go.his allows you to directly connect pen drives, external hard disks and more using an adapter to the device.

Q) What’s the price of the Honor 20i?

A) The Honor 20i is available for Rs 14,999 with 4GB RAM and 128GB storage.

Q) What colors are the Honor 20i going to be available in?

A) The Honor 20i is available in Phantom Blue, PHantom Red, and Midnight Black colors.

Q) What contents do you get inside the retail box of the Honor 20i?

A) You get the phone, a 2A charger, a USB cable, SIM ejector tool, case, and some regulatory papers. A screen protector also comes pre-applied screen protector on the device out of the box.

Q) When does the Honor 20i go on sale and where?

A) The Honor 20i is already on sale in India. It can be purchased from Flipkart. You can buy it from here.

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