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HONOR Reveals HONOR 200 Series in Paris

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HONOR, the rapidly growing smartphone brand, has launched the HONOR 200 Series at an event held at the Hipódromo de París-Longchamp in Paris. The event marked the Pro version of this range being available in the European region for the first time. Read on for more.

A significant part of the presentation was the partnership with Studio Harcourt, a renowned Parisian portrait photography house, which was recently announced by HONOR CEO, George Zhao. HONOR’s product team has worked with Harcourt’s photographers to develop the HONOR AI Portrait Engine. This collaboration merges Studio Harcourt’s expertise with HONOR’s AI capabilities, allowing users to achieve studio-quality portraits by manipulating light and shadow.

Tony Ran, President of HONOR Europe, said: “The HONOR 200 Series combines artistry and technology, enabling anyone to capture studio-level portraits. This innovation demonstrates HONOR’s commitment to advancing mobile photography.”

HONOR reveals HONOR 200 Series, bringing Studio-Level Portrait Photography to Europe

HONOR also announced a major collaboration with renowned portrait photographer Rankin, known for his iconic celebrity portraits. Details of this partnership will be revealed in the coming weeks, with a London event teased for the summer. Additionally, the MagicBook 16 Pro will be available in some European countries this summer.

Key Features: HONOR 200 Pro

The HONOR 200 Pro is furnished with advanced hardware and AI-powered software, developed in collaboration with Studio Harcourt. It features a 50MP Portrait Main Camera with a Super Dynamic H9000 Sensor, a 50MP Portrait Telephoto Camera, and a custom telephoto sensor from Sony giving great light sensing capabilities and detailed shots, even in challenging lighting conditions.

Honor 200 Series

The HONOR AI Portrait Engine, developed with input from over 20 experts over 400 days, incorporates Studio Harcourt’s techniques, enabling users to capture high-quality portraits with ease. The Triple 50MP Portrait Camera and HONOR RAW Domain Algorithm ensure well-balanced images with detailed exposure management.

Display and Performance

The HONOR 200 Pro includes a 3840Hz Risk-free PWM Dimming display, TÜV Rheinland certified for flicker-free viewing, and Natural Tone 2.0 for optimised colour temperature. It also has an AI Circadian Night Display to regulate blue light and improve sleep quality. The 1.5K Quad-curved Floating Display with a peak HDR brightness of 4000 nits ensures visibility in bright conditions.

With a 5200mAh battery, the HONOR 200 Pro offers up to 61 hours of music streaming. It supports 100W Wired and 66W Wireless HONOR SuperCharge, fully charging in just 41 minutes. The device also features 12GB memory and 512GB storage, ensuring seamless performance. Powered by the Snapdragon 8s Gen 3 Mobile Platform, it offers a responsive and smooth user experience with MagicOS 8.0.

HONOR 200 Lite

The HONOR 200 Lite, launched alongside the Pro and standard models, features a versatile triple camera system, including a 108MP Main Camera, a 5MP Wide & Depth Camera, and a 2MP Macro Camera. It also has a 50MP Front Camera with a Selfie Light. The 6.7-inch Eye-comfort AMOLED Display, 8GB of RAM, and 256GB of storage make it a capable and durable device.

The HONOR 200 Pro is available in Ocean Cyan, Moonlight White, and Black, priced at £699.99, with a free Harman Kardon Onyx Studio 8 while stocks last. The HONOR 200 is available in Moonlight White, Emerald Green, and Black, priced at £499.99, with a free JBL Charge 5 Wi-Fi speaker while stocks last. The HONOR 200 Lite is priced at £279.99, with a £30 discount on using code A200L30.

For more information, visit the HONOR online store at HONOR.

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Having spent many years working in various pockets of the music industry, and always with a camera in hand, Simon has worked with organisations such as Warner/Chappell, Food Records and ultimately, co-founding the innovative independent record label, Izumi Records before moving fully into the world of publishing in 2007. Amongst numerous other projects in the last decade, he has been responsible for a number of specialist photo trade magazines and journals for the filmmaking and photography communities, along with a coffee table book entitled, "Great Britons of Photography' which he produced with Peter Dench and Leica. Now heading up PhotoBite, Simon and the team have set themselves a task of delivering informative and inspirational content for photographers of all levels, from the beginner, shooting with smartphones, to the seasoned photographer and filmmaker.