Three upcoming smartphones including Huawei Honor 20 and Huawei Nova 5 have been certified by the Bluetooth SIG body today hinting at imminent release in the near future.
The phones approved are identified by their codenames SEA-xxxx, YAL-xxxx and SPN-xxxx. While YAL refers to “Yale”, which is the codename of the upcoming Huawei Honor 20, “SEA” refers to the codename of Huawei Nova 5. Honor 20 has been certified in several sites including Russia’s EEC, China’s CCC and India’s BIS whereas Nova 5 was certified only in EEC last week, along with Nova 5i. The identity of the third phone with codename “SPN” is not known yet and it hasn’t bagged certifications from any country so far. The phones support Bluetooth v5.0.
Huawei Honor 20
The Honor 20 series, which consists of Honor 20 and Honor 20 Pro smartphone, is expected to be announced in London on May 21. The phone is expected to be powered by Huawei’s powerful Kirin 980 octa core processor. There will be a minimum of 6 GB RAM in this model and the internal storage variants will be 64 GB and 128 GB respectively. There will be quad rear camera setup on the rear side of this phone with 48 MP + 16 MP + 2 MP + 2 MP sensors respectively. The front camera is expected to be 32 MP. The display size will be 6.26 inches and the screen will have punch hole display without any bezels. The phone will be supported by 3750 mAh battery.
Huawei Nova 5
The Nova 5 smartphone will be powered by Huawei’s Kirin 980 processor whereas the Nova 5i is expected to be powered by Kirin 710 SoC. Nova 5 will have a 6.39 inch AMOLED display and might feature punch hole display similar to Nova 4 released in December 2018. This phone is expected to pack 3500 mAh battery and 25 MP sensor for selfie camera. The rear side of the phone will have a triple camera setup with a 48 MP Sony IMX586 sensor and a ToF camera as well. From the leaked case images we could make out that the phone will have an in-display fingerprint sensor.