Glitches in Malaysia Airlines Child Fare Discount Might Have You Paying More

If you’ve recently made domestic travel bookings via the Malaysia Airlines online site or via their mobile app, you might want to check back your travel fare charges as you might be due a refund.
A concerned passenger highlighted these glitches on the system after he himself noticed the full charges on his flight booking. While a complaint was filed with Malaysia Airlines on the 7th of May to alert them to the issue, he was given the go around for almost 2 weeks before Malaysia Airlines finally acknowledged the issue, and he was given a refund for the extra charges on the 21st of May.
Confirmation from Malaysia Airlines on the glitch
The glitch which involves the child discount for domestic flights however is still present on the online booking system at time of writing. For business class bookings, the 15% child discount is not applied at all, even when it is clearly stated during the selection process.
15% Child Discount on Business Class
15% Discount not being applied to Base Fare
The glitch only appears to be limited to domestic flights within Malaysia, as the discounts are applied correctly for all International routes.
15% Discount correctly applied to International flights to London and Singapore
For Economy fare bookings, customers are entitled to a 15% child discount for Economy Flex and 10% for Economy Basic, however we’ve discovered that on selected routes, this child discount is incorrectly applied as well. To avoid any confusion, the following screenshots are taken for MH operated flights and does not include any domestic codeshare flights.
10% and 15% Child Discount for MH operated domestic flights – Penang-Kuala Lumpur-Penang
Incorrectly applied child discounts for Domestic routes
While we are fairly certain that the glitch for the Business Class child discount was completely negated, we can’t seem to figure out why a lesser than advertised discount was being applied for the Economy cabins. While the amount might not be that significant (about RM5-RM8 for the KUL-PEN-KUL route per child ticket), we will still be hoping for some clarification from Malaysia Airlines. Once again, the discounts are correctly applied for International routes for both the Economy Basic and Economy Flex fares.
Correctly applied 15% child discount for International Flights
We are also very concerned that despite being alerted to the glitch almost 2 weeks ago, no remedial action was taken to address it, even until today. If you’re affected by this glitch, you might need to contact Malaysia Airlines directly to request for a reimbursement.
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ARM Suspends Partnership With Huawei; Halts All Contracts With Chinese Brand

This week is clearly not shaping up to be a good one for Huawei. The Trump administration’s executive order has clearly affected its business with companies like Intel, Qualcomm, and Google. To make matters worst, ARM is the latest company to suspend its partnership and deals with the Chinese brand.
News of ARM’s decision to sever any and all current relationships was made known via a memo that circulated within the chipmaker’s office. Instructing them to halt “all active contracts, support entitlements, and any pending engagements” with Huawei and sister companies such as HONOR. The latter having just launched its new HONOR 20 and HONOR 20 Pro smartphones.

ARM’s withdrawal from its partnership with Huawei could have devastating consequences for the Chinese brand. As it stands, nearly all chipsets in use around the world contains ARM’s technology, in one form or another. Huawei’s high-end Kirin 980 SoC is no exception, as is their range of enterprise-grade servers.
Just a day ago, German chipmaker Infineon also halted all deliveries from its US branch to Huawei. In accordance with the US ban.

For the most part, Huawei has been keeping positive, with its CEO having said that the ban will not affect it as badly as many think. Be that as it may, it’s clear that the odds are still stacked high against the Chinese company, and only time will tell if it will be able to weather the storm.
(Source: BBC via Hot Hardware // Image: The Verge)
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George R. R. Martin Bids Farewell to Game of Thrones in Emotional Post

After close to a decade of brilliant, longform storytelling, HBO’s Game of Thrones has come to an end. To say that the final season of the series — particularly the final three episodes — received polarising reviews would be the understatement of the century. Many fans love it, many others felt shortchanged. Articles have been written, passionate rants and rhetorics have flooded social media, memes have been made and petitions have been signed. Whatever your opinion may be about the final season of Game of Thrones, there’s no denying its significance and cultural relevance. We may never get a TV series like this ever again.
The author of A Song of Ice and Fire (the book series that GOT is based on) feels the same way too. In a heartwarming post that brought tears to my eyes, George R. R. Martin shared his overall thoughts on the years that have come and gone being a part of Game of Thrones.
“The last night, the last show. After eight epic seasons, HBO’s GAME OF THRONES series has come to an end.
It is hard to believe it is over, if truth be told. The years have gone past in the blink of an eye. Can it really have been more than a decade since my manager Vince Gerardis set up a meeting at the Palm in LA, and I sat down for the first time with David Benioff and D.B. Weiss for a lunch that lasted well past dinner? I asked them if they knew who Jon Snow’s mother was. Fortunately, they did.
That was how it started. It ended last night.
I had no clue, that afternoon at the Palm, that I was about to embark on a journey that would change my life….. There was no way to know that this one was going to be different, that this pilot would not only be shot, but would go on to become the most successful show in the history of HBO, win a record number of Emmy Awards, become the most popular (and most pirated) show in the world, and transform a group of talented but largely unknown actors into major celebrities and stars. Even less did I imagine that I would somehow become a celebrity as well… and if truth be told, I’m still not sure how that happened.
It has been a wild ride, to say the least. I want to thank people, but there are so many…..”
You can click here to check out his full post.

George R. R. Martin’s post brought tears to my eyes. The shows and the books have been so important to me for a number of reasons (an article for another day, perhaps?).
For those of you who are looking up at the sky and screaming “David Benioff and D. B. Weiss ruined everything” or that “George R. R. Martin probably hates the ending,” know that that isn’t true. I’m sure Martin has some criticisms too, but if his touching post is any indication it’s that he loves and appreciates what Benioff & Weiss and all the cast and crew involved have done with his masterful source material.
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Game of Thrones: A Perfect Ending to a Mostly Great, Not so Perfect Series

I’ll spare you the pretensions or semantics and get right down to it. This final season of Game of Thrones has been a contentious, if not highly polarizing one. There were moments of rapturous greatness that renew my faith in the show and some moments in which this season left me underwhelmed. We even wrote a whole piece on how the show was getting progressively worse season by season at some point. We love this show dearly but by no means would we ever pull punches on Game of Thrones, we’ll judge it by the high standards the show has set for itself since day one. So believe me when I say: This is how it should end. For 9 years we’ve dreamt and envisioned how the war for the throne would have ended. With all sorts of wild theories and plausible plot points some of us saw coming a mile away.
Who would sit on the Iron Throne? Would the world be a better place than it was before when all is said and done? What will befall the faiths of all those we hold dear? Will there still be a throne left? All those questions and more were thoroughly and beautifully answered in the series’ swan song, and here’s why.
The Death of A Dragon
We see the aftermath of Daenerys’ rampage throughout King’s Landing and it is a terrible sight to behold. The streets that once filled with the hustle and bustle of life are now silent, smothered under a shroud of ash and dust. We see through Tyrion’s eyes the horrors inflicted on the people of the city. A man walks by with his skinless back exposed, burned beyond repair. The Unsullied “liberators” execute disarmed Lannister soldiers without hesitation and Dothraki hordes revel in the decimation of foe and innocent alike.
I couldn’t help but empathize with Randyll Tarly at the beginning of the fifth episode of Season 7 “Eastwatch”, the way he looked with sheer disgust at Daenerys and her army. Describing her as a “foreign invader, one with no ties to this land, with an army of savages at her back”.

Her brutal massacre (because it certainly wasn’t much of a battle) of the city proves every one of his worst suspicions of the Targaryen to be true. Beyond the massive loss of life disturbing Tyrion, he finds his breaking point upon seeing the lifeless bodies of the only remaining family he had left. For the longest time, Tyrion has been a supporter of Daenerys despite the Randylls, Sansas and Varys of this world telling him that he’s wrong. He can turn away no longer when he facing such a personal loss.
He approaches Daenerys amidst the triumphant cries of the Dothraki and the droning of Unsullied spears to toss his title as Hand to the ground. That moment was so powerful for me. He refuses to be the Hand that brings ruin and death whenever the head chooses to go. Naturally, Daenerys has him locked away to await judgment.

While in captivity, Tyrion is visited by Jon to discuss Daenerys. Within that conversation, we see their back and forth wonderfully encapsulate the conflicting feelings they (along with us the viewers) have for Daenerys. Jon still tries to defend his queen, arguing that she isn’t defined by her family’s history of fire and blood. Tyrion rebuts stating that people should be however judged by their actions and she has slaughtered more people than the Lannisters ever could in a single day. Jon then attempts to justify that she was under a great deal of mental stress from the loss of her dragon and friend, Missandei. It’s insane because these are the exact same conversations fans of the show are having at the end of the previous episode!
The showrunners were aware of the potential controversy sparked from such a drastic event and proceeded to have characters discuss its ramification meaningfully in the show. It confirms that “The Bells” is far from a clumsy climax. It’s the catalyst to a greater conflict to come, the inner turmoil raging within Jon. It was especially poignant the way Tyrion raised up the fact that people were cheering her on when she murdered “evil men” like the slavers of Meereen, Astapor and Yunkai.
That affirmation is what led to King’s Landing. The psychology of reinforcing her violent tendencies as good and justified had fully manifested in her rampage, and I can’t help but I was complicit to it. How many times, did he cheer her own when she rained fire down on the “bad guys”? What does that do a person? Jon walks away, even more confused and conflicted than when walked in.

Then we see it. The vision Daenerys saw in the House of the Undying in the tenth episode of Season 2 “Valar Morghulis”. In the vision, she saw a ruined Red Keep with an Iron Throne covered in snow and just as she’s about to touch it, she hears a sound and is called away to her husband Khal Drogo and a beautiful baby boy. She wants to stay but chooses to walk away to deal with reality. We see that vision now come to fruition but we know now that it isn’t snow falling in the Red Keep. It’s ash from Dragonfire. She approaches the throne in the exact same manner as her vision but this time she clutches it. In that moment, I saw it as Dany choosing to walk away from her past and humanity to embrace a new vision of the world ruled under her. Pure poetry.
Jon meets Dany in the Red Keep and here we get The Last Temptation of Jon Snow. He does everything he can to dissuade Dany of her dream of a new world. But when he sees that Dany truly believes with all her heart that what she’s done is right and true, he has no choice. It’s so painful because Dany isn’t trying to be ruthless or malicious, she genuinely believes that she’s being merciful and just.
At that point, Jon knows what he must do. As he holds and kisses his love, he stabs a dagger through her heart, killing her then and there. Holy shit! Jon Snow truly is Azor Ahai! Azor Ahai is a legendary figure destined to end the Long Night and he would do it by stabbing his sword through the heart of his lover to do so. All this while we thought the Night King would have been the one to bring the Long Night. Rather it is Dany who would have brought a Long Night, blocking out the sun in a world full of ash, smog and ruin. Dany is his foe, his love and his destiny.

After the deed, Jon weeps for his lover as Drogon lands on the Red Keep to see the lifeless body of his mother. Like a puppy nustling against its dead mommy hoping for a sign of life, we see Drogon do the same with Dany. It is heartbreaking. Drogon is pissed and knows Jon was the one who did her in. Drogon snarls at Jon as we see flames build at the back of his throat. And just as we’re expecting to see Drogon unleash his fiery load on Jon, he instead attacks the Iron Throne, melting it away. Years from now, I can see people speculating on why Drogon did that.
I have a few theories of my own. In the books, dragons are said to be intelligent creatures (maybe as smart, if not smarter than man). So perhaps Drogon is aware of how Dany’s obsession with the throne had corrupted her and chose to destroy the throne in a fit of righteous rage. Maybe dragons have a sense of symbolism. Another theory is that Jon and Drogon have a telepathic connection and Jon subconsciously ordered Drogon to destroy the throne. In any case, Drogon took Dany’s body and flew away. Honestly, a good number of us saw this coming for a while, nonetheless, the beauty and poignancy of the execution eclipsed any cynicism we had from years of scouring the Game of Thrones subReddit. A worthy send off to the Mother of Dragons.
A New King, A New World

Weeks after Daenerys’ death, the heir to the Iron Throne is imprisoned and Tyrion is brought forth to a council consisting of all the major rulers of Westeros. From Robin Arryn of the Vale to the Prince of Dorne to the long-winded Lord of Riverrun Edmure Tully to even Yara Greyjoy of the Iron Islands. The council, however, is divided with leaders of the Vale, North and Neck loyal to Jon Snow while Dorne and Iron Islands are still loyal to Daenerys, even unto death. An army of Northmen are outside the walls of King’s Landing and the Unsullied and Dothraki are itching for a fight.
It seems another war is imminent. Tyrion, however, raises a valid point that while Grey Worm holds both Jon and himself hostages, he has no official right to decide their fates. That power lies within the jurisdiction of a king or queen. With Jon Snow (the rightful king) no longer an option due to his status as a traitor, the council must decide among themselves who shall be king.
In the past, we had predicted an ending in which some form of democracy would be established in Westeros and I cannot tell you much I was jumping for joy inside when I heard that. Samwell Tarly suggests a public vote by the people of Westeros to decide who should be king, only to have his suggestion laughed out of the room. It seemed like the showrunners and writers were having a little bit of fun, as if telling us “Do you really think, Westeros would be so progressive as to have a public election?!

Get the hell out of here!” Even Sansa couldn’t help but chuckle. When asked by Davos who should be king, Tyrion gives us what is hands down the most shocking moment of the season so far. He gives an impassioned speech for Bran Stark to be declared king. The man who holds the collective history and possible future of the whole of Westeros in his head. The man with the best story and the one who deserves to be king. The council unanimously vote for Bran to be king.
Game of Thrones has a bit of a habit of making underdogs the most important characters in the story. A bastard who turned out to be the true heir to the Iron Throne and a slave girl who became the Mother of Dragons. We spent all this time looking for the likeliest of underdogs to make it to the throne but never would we have thought Bran…and it’s so damn perfect! The boy who could not stand, now holds the most powerful seat in the land. Come on, tell me that isn’t genius!

When asked whether Bran would accept the position, he answers with a mindblowing “Why do you think I came all this way?” He knew from the very beginning that he would be the one that would bring peace to the kingdoms. Not by might nor by armies nor by bloodlines but by a story. His story. That moment felt curiously metatextual
as if the character had reached out of Westeros and into the writers’ room, to conceive the best possible ending to this tale of war, love, loss and power.
A long time ago, Tywin asked a question of great importance and since then it has stuck with me. All the way back to the third episode of season 4 “Breaker of Chains”, he asked Tommen what it meant to be a good king. Tommen first response to Tywin was holiness. The old lion rebutted Tommen that holiness and piety can often lead to foolish decisions not unlike Baelor the Blessed, or Stannis Baratheon. Tommen guessed again, saying that a good king is a just king but Tywin begged to differ.

He tells Tommen of how Orys the First was just and noble king but his inability to perceive cunning or to be cunning led to his downfall and death. Ned Stark was a fair and just man, and he died for it. Jon is a fair and just man, and he died for it before coming back. Tommen took yet another guess, asking if strength was the answer. Tywin spoke of Robert’s strength to win the Iron Throne but he was unable to rule it well. Daenerys had won her war against Cersei on the basis of nothing strength and power. She ended up abusing it, using it to slaughter a whole city. Like Orys, Baelor and Robert there was a trait that Stannis, Jon and Dany all lacked: wisdom.
For all of Tywin’s cruelty, I do believe he was right. Wisdom is what makes a good king and Bran lacks for nothing in that department. When I saw that connection in the ending, my mind was thoroughly blown! Bran knew when to talk and when to keep silent, when to act and when to do nothing. At the end of the day, you can be the noblest or even the strongest but if you lack the wisdom to use it, it is all for not.
Barely after he receives his title, Bran sets about making meaningful reforms to his kingdom. He declares the North an independent state, “punishes” Tyrion by making him his Hand and allows the rulers of Westeros to decide among them who shall be king. Furthermore, Bran finds a way to save Jon’s life by having him join the Night’s Watch. Honestly, this is the best candidate among the lot. All hail Bran the Broken!
Fond Farewells And Character Closure
We’ve established in the past that while history doesn’t exactly repeat itself, it does have a pension for rhyming. Nothing best exemplifies this fact than that of the final moments of Game of Thrones. We get a touching scene with Brienne penning down Jaime’s story in the White Book, a tome that chronicles the life and times of every Kingsguard who has ever taken up the title. In it, she redeems Jaime before the eyes of history, writing that he died defending his queen.

The man who became infamous for killing a king meets his end defending a queen. Even though Jaime couldn’t quite escape the demons of his past, he still managed to die a noble death, comforting the woman he loves. For Brienne who is in many ways the exemplar of knightly virtue to acknowledge his sacrifice brings some measure of comfort to those still mourning the loss of our dear Jaime. He shall forever be our knight in shining armour.
In an episode chalked full of dramatic moments and melancholic victories, it was nice to have a moment of levity. Tyrion, now the Hand of the King, has come to realize that this new small council isn’t exactly the most experienced of politicians. In the places of cynical, seasoned politicians the likes of Varys, Littlefinger and Tywin are the unlikeliest of people. A smuggler, a sellsword a deserter and a woman.

Seeing their interactions with one another was utterly precious and hilarious. Especially Bronn, the new Master of Coin, who is less than eager to part with the wealth of Highgarden safe for the reconstruction of brothels in King’s Landing. It’s ironic how the man who spent this whole series chasing money now has to be one to give it away.
As for our boy Jon Snow, he makes it back to the Wall where it all began, but some things are different now. Instead of a ragtag militia of crows, he sees a crowd of Wildlings awaiting his return. There he also reunites with his old foe-turned-friend Tormund Giantsbane and his Direwolf Ghost. He now takes his place as leader of the Free Folk. I can’t help but feel Mance is somewhere up there (or down there) smiling at Jon Snow, proud of the man he’s become and relieved that his people are safe. The man who never truly felt like he belonged anywhere now leads a people with no place in civilized Westeros. An exile leading an exiled people. Interspersed with his triumphant return to Castle Black, we get shots of Arya and Sansa on preparing for their bright future.

Arya, the girl who wanted to see a world beyond Winterfell, takes up a ship to travel to the unexplored western edges of the Known World. She’s seen the east, now it’s time for her to see what’s beyond the horizon of a setting sun. Sansa, the girl who wanted nothing more than to be a princess with a handsome prince, now sits as Queen in the North. An independent woman ruling an independent nation.
Final Thoughts
Again I’d like to reiterate that I don’t think this season is pure TV perfection. That title belongs to Breaking Bad. I do believe however that this was the ending we all deserved. Endings do not merely serve as cut-off points to narratives. They are meant to frame the totality of the narrative in a perspective that enriches the former elements of the story. Did this ending do that? Hell.
Yes. In fact, I’m looking forward to rewatching the whole series all over again with the knowledge that Bran would be the one to claim the Throne. I can’t wait to revisit the past with full knowledge of the future, not unlike everyone’s favourite Three-Eyed Raven. It’s a bittersweet ending, with emphasis on the sweeter side, and a well earned one at that. Farewell Game of Thrones, you will be sorely missed!
Also check out the following articles:
Why Daenerys’ Heel Turn Makes Sense but Feels Weird
Game of Thrones Season 8 Episode 3: Analysing One of the Great Battle Sequences of Our Time

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HONOR 20 Series Comes With Exclusive Fortnite Skin; Also Reveals Wireless Gamepad

The HONOR 20 series launched not only with two phones, there’s also a Moschino edition for one of them. Not only that, the company also has a few other things to offer to the mobile gaming community.
To start, HONOR revealed that its new HONOR 20 series of phones will also come with a special Fortnite skin. It’s called the Wonder Outfit, but beyond that, the company has not announced any details about steps needed to claim the skin.

In addition to the Fortnite skin, HONOR also made mention about an accessory for mobile gaming. It’s essentially a one-sided gamepad attachment for the HONOR 20 series of phones. It connects to the phone using Bluetooth 5.0, and attaching it is as simple as clipping it onto the phone.

That said, this is another item tied to the HONOR 20 series that the company has not shared much details about. An HONOR representative said that the gamepad is something that is sold separately, but no pricing and availability details were shared.

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HONOR 20 Pro Has A Limited Moschino Edition; Two Matching Cases To Be Sold Separately

The HONOR 20 Pro was announced at its global launch event in London, England. During the event, there was mention of a special Moschino edition of the phone as well. This serves as a third, albeit limited colour variant of the HONOR 20 Pro.
And indeed, that’s all it is, as the Moschino edition of the HONOR 20 Pro is identical to the standard edition of the phone in terms of specs. This is unlike the previous collaboration between the two brands, which saw the creation of the HONOR View20 with more RAM and storage than the standard versions.

Specs aside, HONOR has not made any further announcements about the Moschino edition of the HONOR 20 Pro. This includes its pricing and availability.
Aside from the special edition phone, HONOR and Moschino have also worked together to create two special cases for the phone as well. These cases are to be purchased separately, but beyond that nothing about these cases are known. This, unfortunately, includes their price and availability dates.
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Sapphire Preparing Two AMD Radeon Navi Graphics Cards; May Cost US$399 And US$499

AMD’s Computex 2019 keynote is just around the corner, along with what many of us are expecting to be news about its upcoming Ryzen 3000 CPUs and Navi GPU architecture. On the latter note, it seems that AMD’s long-time GPU partner, Sapphire Technologies, is reportedly prepping two Navi-powered graphics cards.
According to a report by Videocardz, a Sapphire PR manager had reportedly told Chinese press that AMD actually has not one, but two Navi SKUs in the works. The first of the two Navi GPUs is expected to cost US$399 (~RM1669), while the other will be priced at US$499 (~RM2088).
From the looks of it, the cheaper variant could very well end up being a direct competitor to NVIDIA’s own mid-range GeForce RTX 2060. While the pricier variant could be AMD’s answer to the RTX 2070.
There is one other takeaway; according to the same Sapphire PR manager, it looks like both of AMD’s upcoming Navi GPUs will not bear support for ray-tracing. At least, not on a hardware level like the GeForce RTX series cards.

In any case, we’ll just have to wait until 27 May to find out if what Sapphire says is on the mark.
(Source: Videocardz)
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HONOR 20 And HONOR 20 Pro Hands-On: Multi-Lens, Multi-Purpose

The HONOR 20 series had its global launch recently in London, England. While we had the HONOR 20 a little before the event, we also spent some time with the HONOR 20 Pro to get a feel of what the phones are like.
At a glance, you’d be forgiven if you mistook either of them for the HONOR View20. This is because both the HONOR 20 and 20 Pro also come with a punch hole cutout on the top left corner. And it’s not just the front either – the two series look pretty much identical on all sides save the right side and the back.

And on that note, the right side is, in my personal opinion, simply ergonomic design genius. In fact it boggles the mind as to why Sony and Razer are seemingly the only other phone makers to adopt this. I’m talking of course about the side-mounted power button / fingerprint sensor hybrid.

HONOR has also tweaked the design a little. This is done by making the indent for the button more noticeable, especially by touch. The button itself is also textured, so that you’ll be able to tell by touch alone where the button is, even if you manage to not notice the concave around the button. The button also protrudes a little, so it’s basically impossible to miss it.
Above the power button / fingerprint sensor hybrid is the volume rocker. This leaves the only the SIM tray on the left. At the bottom, you’ll find the USB-C charging port and the speaker grille. The top side has an IR blaster, but nothing else. Unfortunately, this means that the 3.5mm audio jack is absent.

This leaves the back entirely to the quad camera setup. And unlike the typical setup that has all the sensors in a single bump, the HONOR 20 And HONOR 20 Pro actually has one next to the bump instead.

Then we have the LED flash. The HONOR 20 Pro has it outside of the bump, while the HONOR 20 has it in. It’s one of the easiest ways to tell the two devices apart.
Another simple way to tell the difference between the two is by running the camera app. This is because the HONOR 20 Pro has a camera with 3x optical zoom, and the app provides a shortcut for it. On the other hand, the HONOR 20 doesn’t have optical zoom, but it still comes with a 2x zoom shortcut

As for the camera’s user experience, most of the shooting modes are easy to access. Chances are you’ll spend most of your time shooting in the 48MP mode. Unfortunately, you’ll have to manually get out of this mode if you want to access the wide angle and zooming modes.
Between the two phones, the HONOR 20 and HONOR 20 Pro are actually very similar. The only immediately obvious difference between them is the main camera setup, which is also the main focus for both phones. But when it comes to the actual camera performance, we’ll have to take both these phones for a more in-depth review to find out.
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HONOR 20: A Slightly Toned Down Version of The Pro Model

Aside from the HONOR 20 Pro, HONOR has also unveiled the non-Pro variant of the device. While the company might have equipped the device with some of the components that you can find on the Pro model, it is still a different device altogether.
Let’s start with their similarities though: the standard HONOR 20 variant is still powered by a Kirin 980 chipset and the same 6.26-inch Full HD+ display. Just like the Pro model, this variant also comes with a punch hole cutout housing its 32MP front-facing camera.

However, it comes with a lower amount of RAM and internal storage space at 6GB and 128GB respectively. The non-Pro model also has a smaller 3750mAh battery and side-mounted fingerprint scanner.
While the phone might feature similar Sony IMX586-based 48MP main camera, a 16MP super wide-angle camera, and a 2MP macro camera just like the Pro model, it does not come with a telephoto camera though. In its place, there is a 2MP depth sensor instead.

During the London launch event, it was also revealed that the HONOR 20 is priced at EU 499 (~RM2,332). With the Malaysian launch coming up in a mere two days, it won’t be long before we find out more about the phone’s local price and availability.
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HONOR 20 Pro Is Here: Features Quad Rear Camera System, Kirin 980, 8GB RAM, 4000mAh Battery

As promised, HONOR today has officially launched its brand-new device, the HONOR 20 Pro. Unveiled at a special press event in London, it is equipped with Huawei’s own high-end processor, Kirin 980 which is one of the reasons why the phone is deemed as a flagship device.
Featuring a design implementation called Dynamic Holographic on its back, the new phone also comes with a 6.26-inch Full HD+ display alongside 8GB of RAM and 256GB internal storage. Together with accelerated graphics capability through its GPU Turbo 3.0 feature, the HONOR 20 Pro also features graphene cooling sheet that help cools down the phone.
Just like its previous flagship, the View20, the new HONOR 20 Pro also features a punch-hole selfie camera that comes with a 32MP sensor and f/2.0 lens. True to the rumours, the phone does indeed come with a quad camera system on its back.

Included in the rather elaborate camera system is a 48MP Sony IMX586 sensor which is paired together with a f/1.4 lens, optical image stabilization (OIS), electronic image stabilization, AI image stabilization, and laser autofocus. It is also equipped with 16MP f/2.2 super wide-angle camera that also offers 117-degrees point of view.
Naturally, there’s also an OIS-supported telephoto camera in the system which features 8MP sensor and f/2.4 lens with 3x optical zoom, 5x hybrid zoom, and 30x digital zoom capabilities. Last but not least, a 2MP f/2.4 macro camera completes the quad camera setup on HONOR 20 Pro.

In terms of battery, HONOR 20 Pro comes standard with a 4000mAh battery. Through the company’s own SuperCharge fast charging technology, the phone is able to achieve 50% of its battery charge with just 30 minutes of charging time. The phone is also able to deliver virtual 9.1 surround sound output that apparently works on virtually any headphones and earphones.
Price-wise, the HONOR 20 Pro carries a price tag of EU 599 (about RM 2,795) but of course, it is likely to cost less in Malaysia. We’ll keep you updated once we hear more regarding its availability and pricing in our market from the folks at HONOR.
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