Honor has quickly become a popular brand in France thanks to smartphones at a very good price / quality ratio. Who is behind this brand and what products can we recommend? Here is our special Honor Guide.
Before discussing the Honor brand catalog, it is important to explain where this manufacturer comes from. Honor is actually a subsidiary of the Chinese manufacturer Huawei. It was created to occupy the entry-level market without harming the image of the Huawei brand, with products necessarily less prestigious than the P or Mate series.
For the moment, the strategy has paid off and Huawei, with Honor (a brand that belongs to it), is today one of the leading players in the French market. Honor's products are renowned for having excellent value for money and are very popular with younger users. To upgrade, we recommend you take a look at our folder of the best Huawei smartphones.
Under 200 euros: Honor 9 Lite
Honor offers several entry-level smartphones, but we advise you to slightly increase your budget to direct you to the Honor 9 Lite which offers a very good price / quality ratio and which will allow you to have a fluid mobile solution and sustainable.
The Honor 9 Lite is positioned as the affordable version of the Honor 9. Unveiled in February 2018, it has a 5.65-inch screen with Full HD + definition and an 18: 9 ratio and a SoC Kirin 659 clocked at 2.36 GHz with 3 GB of RAM for good performance.
There is also a camera with a dual sensor of 13 and 2 megapixels present both in the back and front and a battery of 3000 mAh with an acceptable autonomy. For more details, do not hesitate to consult our test where he obtained the score of 8 out of 10.
Where to buy the Honor 9 Lite at the best price?
Under 250 euros: Honor 8X
For 50 euros more than the Honor 9 Lite, Honor offers a much more complete and also more recent solution: the Honor 8X.
The Honor 8X represents the mid-range of the Chinese brand for the beginning of the year 2019. Its big strength compared to its little brother is in terms of performance, provided by a SoC Kirin 710 which is between the high-end and the mid-range Huawei / Honor processors.
Its design is also particularly successful for a smartphone available on this tariff range, especially in terms of integration of the screen with a virtually nonexistent chin. His photos are also neat and can offer a good report if the light conditions are at the rendezvous. If you have a reduced budget, the Honor 8X will definitely be a good choice. He received the score of 8/10 in our columns.
Where to buy the Honor 8X at the best price?
Less than 350 euros: Honor Play
The Honor Play is placed between the Honor 9 Lite and the Honor 10, offering a rather high-end solution at a very affordable price.
The Honor Play consists of a 6.3-inch IPS Full HD + display, a Kirin 970 processor (also found in the Huawei P20), 4GB of RAM and 64GB of expandable storage via microSD. The fingerprint reader is located at the back alongside the two 16-megapixel and 2-megapixel cameras. It shines especially for its performance in play, worthy of those of a high-end smartphone, and its excellent value for money.
It runs Android 8.1 Oreo and EMUI 8.2 and also has a USB Type-C port through which you can recharge the battery of 3750 mAh to the very correct battery life. To read the test, it's here.
Where to buy Honor Play at the best price?
Less than 400 euros: Honor 10
The top of the range of Honor is still represented by the Honor 10 which stands out for its good performance, equivalent to the Huawei P20. As on the Honor Play, there is a SoC Kirin 970, supported by 4 or 6 GB of RAM. It was launched at 399 euros in May 2018, coming closer to the prices charged by its competitors in this new price segment.
The Honor 10 features a 5.84-inch borderless screen with Full HD + definition (2280 x 1080 pixels). It runs natively on Android 8.1 Oreo with the custom interface EMUI 8.1 and enjoys a storage space of 64 or 128 GB. On the side of the photo, it is based on a dual photo sensor of 16 + 24 megapixels.
It has a battery of 3400 mAh and recharges through a USB Type-C connector. Note that this smartphone is also entitled to a design and handling very well worked that we appreciated during our test.
Where to buy the Honor 10 at the best price?
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