Honor 20 Pro: Testing Video Stabilization & Night-Mode Photography

Honor 20 Pro: Testing Video Stabilization & Night-Mode Photography

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This has been a pretty big week for the Honor 20 Pro. The big news was the global launch plans were finally announced. We’ve also been doing a lot of testing and comparisons with the Honor 20 Pro. Check out our gaming review, general camera comparison, low-light camera comparison, and full device review. Today, however, we’re not comparing it with other phones. XDA TV‘s Daniel Marchena takes a look at the video stabilization and Night Mode.

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First, Daniel tried out the video stabilization in a few of the different modes you can shoot video with. The Honor 20 Pro utilizes both optical and electronic image stabilization to get pretty impressive results. There is a little bit of wobble to the video still, as you would expect, but for the most part, Honor does a great job at stabilizing things.

Night Mode is next up. As we talked about in our low-light and night-mode comparison, the Honor 20 Pro’s night mode is great. The impressive thing about the Honor 20 Pro is how well it performs without Night Mode in low-light. The extra time it takes to use the Night Mode option will just clean things up a bit more. Daniel also likes how you can use Night Mode with the wide-angle camera as well.

Check out the video below to see the full results from Daniel’s testing!

SpecificationHonor 20 Pro
Dimensions154.6 x 74 x 8.4 mm
Weight182 g
Display6.26 inch (1080 x 2340) 19.5:9 ratio with hole-punch notch. 84.1% screen-to-body ratio.
CPU/GPUHiSilicon Kirin 980 with Mali-G76 MP10
Rear Camera48MP (Wide), 8MP (Telephoto), 16MP (Ultrawide)
Front Camera32MP
SoftwareAndroid 9.0 with Magic 2.1
SecurityFingerprint (side-mounted)
ColorsPhantom Blue, Phantom Black

Note: Huawei/Honor have stopped providing official bootloader unlock codes for its devices. Therefore, the bootloaders of their devices cannot be unlocked, which means that users cannot root or install custom ROMs.