Al Riyadh: Global technology brand HONOR today announced the global availability of the HONOR 10X Lite and a line-up of partnerships that leverages HONOR’s core competencies to encourage creativity and innovation among users. The HONOR 10X Lite features a stunning quad-camera set up, a 6.67” punch-hole display and an impressive 5000mAh battery, to help users live life to the max. In an effort to engage the creative community, HONOR has teamed up with Wattpad, a mobile application dedicated to sharing user-generated content, to empower writers to share their stories and aspirations. HONOR has also partnered with Red Bull Basement to encourage student developers all around the world to make a positive impact with HONOR technology.
HONOR 10X Lite: Stunning Quad-Camera and Long-Lasting 5000mAh Battery
Featuring a mega 6.67-inch punch-hole display, a whopping 5000mAh battery and storage to spare, the HONOR 10X Lite packs a range of exciting features and functionality to help users stay entertained, all at an affordable price point. The smartphone supports up to 59 hours of phone calls, up to 38 hours of 4G calls, up to 23 hours of video playback and up to 79 hours of FM radio output, giving users all the power they need to keep them entertained throughout the day on a single charge. The HONOR 10X Lite also comes with a 22.5W SuperCharge feature, enabling the device to be fully charged in just 95 minutes.
When it comes to photography, the HONOR 10X Lite features an awesome Quad Camera set-up, consisting of a 48MP Main Camera, an 8MP Super Wide Angle Camera, a 2MP Macro Camera as well as a 2MP Depth Assistant. Users can capture much clearer shots than other smartphone cameras in this price range thanks to the 48MP camera’s amazing performance in both low-light and daylight environments.
The HMS-based HONOR 10X Lite will come in three colors – Midnight Black, Emerald Green and Icelandic Frost.
The HONOR 10X Lite is priced for 769 SAR and will be available from November 13.
Emerging Writers Program: initiative to spur creativity among amateur and professional writers
The smartphone has now become a vehicle for self-expression, escapism and creativity. Especially when phones like the HONOR 10X Lite come equipped with a ton of useful features like eBook mode and multi window mode to make reading and ideation easily accessible. HONOR and Wattpad will launch the Emerging Writers Program to uncover 10 up and coming writers from across the globe, challenging them to submit short stories about their hopes and dreams for life after lockdown. They will be equipped with the 10X Lite smartphones and receive a writers’ masterclass with Wattpad Star Writer Beth Reekles, author of The Kissing Booth, a hit novel that was made into a film on Netflix.
HONOR x Red Bull Basement 2020: Empowering young innovators to drive positive change
Red Bull Basement is an open call for global student innovators to drive positive change with the support of technology. As the official Mobile Service and PC partner of Red Bull Basement 2020, HONOR aims to empower students to develop impactful ideas by providing advanced technology, professional mentoring expertise and comprehensive app development kits.
Following their innovative entry, “KARTA: Map for Students” from Russia was crowned as the HONOR Wildcard, #TeamHONOR winner. KARTA is a comprehensive map APP which aims to bring a more enjoyable campus experience to students. Whether looking for friends, offers, courses, events, or notifications, KARTA will bring students everything they need to know about campus life to the comfort of their smartphone. The App will be enabled by Huawei Mobile Services, a fully-open platform that offers a slew of capabilities for third-party developers to create and optimize their apps.
“We are thrilled to have joined forces with Red Bull Basement to encourage students from all over the world to develop apps that drive positive change. Through their creative vision, determination and exciting ideas, these budding young developers have inspired not only their peers in the developer community but all of us at HONOR too. The caliber of entries this year was second to none and KARTA: Map for Students impressed all of the judges with their unique app concept which is guaranteed to improve campus life for students. We look forward to working more closely with this talented team during the development stage and wish everyone the best of luck as we move through to the next round of the competition,” said George Zhao, the president of HONOR.
HONOR is a leading tech brand for global youth, born during the growth of mobile internet, and shaped by groundbreaking technology resulting from the company’s unwavering focus on R&D investment. Embracing every possibility in the era of 5G and AI, HONOR aims to create an intelligent new world for youth by developing a smart living ecosystem and inspirational youth culture. HONOR will continue to set itself apart by discovering the fun in innovation, introducing a tech chic lifestyle, and offering a diverse and open online community for its ardent, growing fan base.