Honor X40 teaser confirms curved 10-bit OLED, dual cameras on the back

Yordan, 07 September 2022

Honor X40 series is getting announced on September 15, and today the company revealed a major detail about one of the phones from the lineup. Next Thursday we are going to see an Honor X40 with a 10-bit OLED panel with curved sides, which will be a first in the 9-year history of the X series.

Honor X40 poster
Honor X40 poster

The top features an IR blaster next to the noise-canceling mic as Honor positions the smartphone as the core device of its multi-platform ecosystem. The design of the back is also not a surprise - the company sticks with the Honor X9 and X30-style circular island.

Honor X40 Honor X40
Honor X40

What we find disturbing is there are only two cameras with one LED flash and they are all placed in the outer ring. This means the center is reserved for a sign saying “Matrix AI camera” but more importantly dual-camera setups are becoming increasingly weird from an aesthetic point of view.

Dual cameras on Honor 6X Dual cameras on Honor 7X Dual cameras on Honor 8X
Dual cameras on Honor 6X, Honor 7X, Honor 8X

We remember the times of Honor 6X and Honor 7X when the main and depth shooters were right next to each other, but today sensors are on both ends, reimagining the whole internal smartphone architecture for the sake of design.

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Reader comments

  • sayabosanhidup
  • 11 Sep 2022
  • XUv

my main cam is a 24mp and i thought it was the ultrawide cam which has this zoom ing ability so do u think that the 50mp cam on the x40 will be likely able to zoom better than my 24mp p30lite ?

Honestly, I do prefer two good cameras than more in number but poorer in quality. I wouldn't call the X40, with a 10-bit curved amoled, just midrange but at least upper-midrange. Yet, even lower-midrange phones have some decent hardware these da...

  • Anonymous
  • 08 Sep 2022
  • gLT


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