Honor will open its first flagship store in Chengdu tomorrow in the scenic Kuanzhai Valley. Image Credit: Alex Abraham/Gulf News

Chengdu: Leading smart-device provider Honor on Monday unveiled the HONOR 200 and 200 Pro smartphones in China.

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At an event in a packed Phoenix Hill Sports Park in Chengdu, HONOR CEO George Zhao launched smartphones that use AI for various uses, including to recreate pictures with amazing clarity.

Honor CEO George Zhao launched smartphones that use AI for various uses, particularly portraits.

Working with Harcourt Studios in Paris, a studio known for taking photographs of celebrities, HONOR has focused on perfecting portraits to capture memorable moments.

Focus on portraits

It does this with the help of three rear studio level portrait cameras – a 50MP portrait main camera, 50MP telephoto camera and a 12MP ultrawide and macro camera. In the front is a 50MP portrait selfie camera.

The results are stunning with professional Harcourt portrait modes – vibrant, colour and classic.

The phone is powered by the Snapdragon 8s Gen 3 mobile processor and is operated by AI-powered MagicOS 8.0, based on Android 14.

With a 6.78-inch AMOLED quad-curved floating display, and a natural artistic design, the phone feels extremely light at 199 grams.

The battery and charging capabilities are designed to ensure that you don’t have to worry about power running out.

The HONOR 200 Pro has a 5200mAH silicon-carbon battery that is supported by 100W wired, 66W wireless and reverse charging.

It comes with a memory of 12GB+512GB.

Good use of AI technology in the phone, cameras, portrait reproduction and battery life make HONOR 200 series phones stand out in the crowded smartphone market.

Important specifications:


Natural artistic design / Dual texture profile

Colours: Moonlight white/ Black/ Ocean Cyan

Weight: 199gms


6.78 AMOLED Quad-curved floating display / super dynamic vivid display


Snapdragon 8s Gen 3 Mobile platform

Rear camera:

Studio level portrait cameras

- 50MP (f/1.9) Portrait main camera / super dynamic H9000 sensor 1 / 1.3”

- 50MP (f2.4) Telephoto camera / Sony IMX 856 sensor

- 12MP (f/2.2) Ultra-wide and macro camera (FOV 112”)

Front camera:

50MP portrait selfie camera


HONOR AI Portrait Engine

- AI shadow and light enhancement

- AI optical effects enhancement

- AI artistic style enhancement

Professional Harcourt portrait modes:

- Harcourt vibrant

- Harcourt color

- Harcourt classic

Unique experience

- HDR dual style

- Memories

- Instant movie

- AI motion sensing capture


5200Mah Silicon-carbon battery


- 100W Wired HONOR supercharge

- 66W Wireless HONOR supercharge

- Reverse Charging support



Operating system:

AI-powered Magic OS 8.0, based on Android 14

MagicOS 8.0:

Global favourites

Magic capsule

Air gestures

Magic lock screen

Honor Platform level AI:

Magic portal

New flagship store

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HONOR'S new flagship store in Chengdu, China, combines tradition with the modern. Image Credit: Supplied

The company will open its first flagship store in Chengdu on Tuesday in the scenic Kuanzhai Valley. The store, at the entrance of a busy valley that is frequented by tourists and locals alike, combines tradition with the modern.