Huawei has launched the Honor V10 in China today, with the metal body smartphone announced in four color options, namely blue, black, gold and red.

The Kirin 970 SoC powered Honor V10 features a 5.99-inch Full HD+ display with an 18:9 aspect ratio, and is juiced by a 3,750mAh battery which supports fast charging.

In terms of photography, a dual-camera set-up at the rear back consist of a 20MP and 16MP shooter, good enough for producing a quality image, while the front camera is 13MP shooter.

For those looking at storage options, the V10 comes in three variants namely the 64GB storage plus 4GB of RAM, 64GB plus 6GB of RAM, and 128GB storage plus 6GB of RAM.

The Huawei Honor V10 comes with facial recognition as an option for biometric security, and is said to be capable of immediately hiding calls and messages if an unfamiliar face is trying to use the phone.

If you are a Huawei fan, and you’ve been eyeing the Huawei Mate 10 and Mate 10 Pro which cost over RM2,600 on Lazada, but could’t afford one, do consider the Honor V10 as an option because it is also powered by the same in-house Ai-based chipset, Kirin 970 SoC which powers the Mate 10 and Mate 10 Pro, and it cost┬áRMB 2,699 (approximately RM1,678) for the lowest variant, RMB 2,999 (approximately RM1,865) for the mid-variant (64GB+6GB RAM), while the top variant (128GB+6GB RAM) is priced at RMB 3,499 (approximately RM2,199).