The Honor Note series consists of big-screen devices that take their place right between a smartphone and tablet. However, following the Honor Note 8, the Huawei sub-brand abandoned its phablet series of smartphones and did not launch a successor in 2017. But now it looks like the company is gearing up to revive the series back again, with a possible Honor Note 10. Also Read - Honor 8X, Honor 10, V10 and Huawei Nova 4 EMUI 10 stable update rolling out nowAlso Read - Honor 10, Honor View 10 Android 10-based EMUI 10 update rolling out
According to an image of a shipping carton, spotted by GSMArena, Samsung is supplying 6.9-inch S-AMOLED panels to Huawei for developing a device codenamed Ravel. While earlier speculations suggested the display panels to be for Huawei Mate 20 Pro, experts now believe that is it in fact being ordered for a new big-screen Honor device. The fact that Honor Note 8 also used a Super AMOLED display, further helps confirm the news. Also Read - Huawei New Year Offer: Get FreeLace earphones with P30 Pro, Mate 20 Pro; mini speaker with P30 Lite, Y9 Prime 2019
In a recent Weibo post, Honor s President Zhao Ming had also hinted at using a big-screen variant of the Honor 10. Considering the fact that the Honor Note 8 was a bigger variant of the Honor 8, the mysterious device in question here is speculated to be the Honor Note 10.
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That said, nothing else is confirmed and the device s specifications are still unknown. However, being a flagship smartphone, we can expect it to come with the latest Kirin 970 chipset, as the one featured on the Honor 10. The report doesn t mention other specifics of the 6.9-inch screen, but going by current trends, it could feature a full HD+ display with a tall aspect ratio of 19:9 or 18:9. However, nothing is confirmed yet and we re not sure when Honor plans to launch the device.