Honor X10 5G arrives with Kirin 820 SoC, notchless display, and 40MP triple camera

20 May 2020
It features a notchless display and packs a 4,300 mAh battery.

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I thought Honor phones shipped with all the Google play services and play store as they are now independent from Huawei? Can anyone clear this up? If the prices are anywhere near correct and it is able to use Google services this actually looks ok.

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Anonymous, 20 May 2020So when is the long overdue promised Android 10 update comi... moreMy P20 got the Android 10 update a month ago, quite nice to use

LG Superfan, 21 May 2020No you need to have Google Services for Playstore to work a... moreLooks like everyone god different infos xD
Would be nice to have both GMS and on Huawei as they do good phones !
Though none have the features I am looking for...

Demongornot, 21 May 2020To be honest, I don't know, I just read some peoples saying... moreNo you need to have Google Services for Playstore to work and former only works on Google certified phones there are many ways to install GMS without Google certification and are quite easy but still there maybe some just little tiny but of risk

AndroidMaster, 21 May 2020Lot of other payment services and banking apps apart from G... moreDon't count on the ban being lifted anytime soon, remember that it all started with the USA, the king of gathering illegally people's informations and privacy, who accused, without any tangible proof or without proof they can reveal at the risk to admin they do the exact same thing, Huawei to steam user informations...On Android phones ! That's a huge irony...
It have more chances to escalade to a full cold war than anything else.

LG Superfan, 21 May 2020Yes I know you are not talking about another ROM but Playst... moreEasy to install.
There isn't any risk unless you manually install some shady app.

https://youtu.be/8sfJVGqM_5Q

Demongornot, 21 May 2020For paid games I can understand, but for Google Pay...That'... moreLot of other payment services and banking apps apart from Google pay rely on play services to work. They don't work with modded play services.
So using Huawei pretty much becomes a no go for those ppl.

I hope the ban gets lifted fast coz Huawei is making some killer devices lately.
But apart from Chinese users, they aren't attracting a lot of other users without play services.

LG Superfan, 21 May 2020Yes I know you are not talking about another ROM but Playst... moreTo be honest, I don't know, I just read some peoples saying that we can just install the Play Store and from there install whatever else we want that is available through it (regular apps) anyway...

Demongornot, 20 May 2020I am not talking about installing another Android ROM, but ... moreYes I know you are not talking about another ROM but Playstore doesn't work that way, you can't just download Playstore and Google Services apk and think it will work latter requires system level integration there are many ways to do it and most are easy but still there is some risk

AndroidMaster, 21 May 2020Google pay and paid games which rely on play services still... moreFor paid games I can understand, but for Google Pay...That's exactly why we shouldn't let any company be responsible of any services like NFC payement (except if the company specialize in that obviously)...
Google Dominance is really bad, and that's when something that doesn't have access to Google got restrictions like this that we realize it...

Demongornot, 20 May 2020It just ship without GMS, you can still install the Play St... moreGoogle pay and paid games which rely on play services still won't work

Deriol, 20 May 2020Can we unlock bootloader of Honor and Huawei devices and r... moreNo you can't!
AAnd there goes your gcam, root, overclocking, etc.

Love how the Dimensity 820 is making device cheaper.

Great all round device at 270$ starting price.

Crushes the competition with that chipset and camera.

Realme, Redmi must pull up their socks at this price point.

LG Superfan, 20 May 2020TBH I wouldn't take the risk (talking about bricking, bootl... moreI am not talking about installing another Android ROM, but just installing the Play Store which is just an application, you can install any app manually using the apk file, a little as if you were downloading a software on your computer vs installing it from the Microsoft Store.

Demongornot, 20 May 2020It just ship without GMS, you can still install the Play St... moreTBH I wouldn't take the risk (talking about bricking, bootloop etc not security threats) cause I am no expert

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abigfanoftechs, 20 May 2020Just don't expect long software update/support. This has be... moreim used honor 8x as my 2nd phone..from oreo to pie and now android 10..no single issue

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Anonymous, 20 May 2020Wow very cheap for the features. Pop up camera without notc... moreluckily i have not bought the lenovo z6 pro last year
which are both more or less r in d same price range

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Now give us the x10 pro with oled and periscope camera and you can take my money, don't worry i handle the GMS thing

Deriol, 20 May 2020Can we unlock bootloader of Honor and Huawei devices and r... moreI have absolutely no idea...
It would be a good point for Huawei if it is possible !