Why choose Honor?
Honor has delivered a slew of intriguing devices since its split from Huawei in 2020. They have met with varying levels of success, but they often number among the best smartphones in their respective categories.
The Honor Magic 4 Pro provides a standout photographic experience in a pricey, premium package, while the Honor X8 shows just how good a “cheap” smartphone could and should be.
Who is Honor?
Honor is a smartphone brand that offers a range of smartphone models catering to different budgets and specifications. Honor is a smartphone brand that was originally a sub-brand of Huawei. However, in November 2020, the company announced that it would become an independent brand. Honor is now owned by a consortium of Chinese companies, and is not subject to US sanctions regarding its use of technology or software.
Some of the notable phone models in the Honor range include:
Honor 9A: A budget smartphone with a 6.3-inch HD+ display, a MediaTek Helio P22 processor, and a triple rear camera setup.
Honor 9S: A budget smartphone with a 5.45-inch HD+ display, a MediaTek Helio A20 processor, and a single rear camera.
Honor 9X Pro: A mid-range smartphone with a 6.59-inch Full HD+ display, a Kirin 810 processor, and a triple rear camera setup.
Honor 30: A high-end smartphone with a 6.57-inch Full HD+ display, a Kirin 985 processor, and a quad rear camera setup.
Honor 50 Pro: A flagship smartphone with a 6.79-inch Full HD+ display, a Snapdragon 778G processor, and a penta rear camera setup.
Overall, the Honor range offers a wide selection of smartphones that cater to different needs and budgets. They are known for their good performance and value for money.
Can I access Google services with my Honor phone?
As a subsidary of Huawei, HONOR was included in the US governments resstrictions, which mean they couldn’t access Andoid or the Google Play ecosystem. However, in 2020, Huawei sold Honor, allowing the business to once again partner with Google. Most Honor phones since the excellent series 50 come with Android pre-installed. All the Honor phones on this list inlcude Android and full Access to Google Play services.