Latest Honor phone reviews

Honor 9X review: Notch-free brings the X factor?
4.0 stars Honor 9X review: Notch-free brings the X factor? By Mike Lowe

The EU version doesn't amp up the processor, but with Google services, a notch-free screen and pop-up camera it's an interesting affordable handset.... Read more

Honor 20 Pro review: Camera clout without considerable cost
4.0 stars Honor 20 Pro review: Camera clout without considerable cost By Mike Lowe

In 2019 it's all about 'Pro' handsets, with Honor's latest flagship offering a host of high-end features, including a quad camera. Available 1 August.... Read more

Honor 20 review: Punching holes through its competition?
4.5 stars Honor 20 review: Punching holes through its competition? By Mike Lowe

The 2019 update of the View 20, the latest punch-hole notch sub-£400 phone from Honor has quad camera smarts, all day battery and lots of positives.... Read more

Honor 20 Lite review: Savvy SIM-free purchase for those on a modest budget
4.0 stars Honor 20 Lite review: Savvy SIM-free purchase for those on a modest budget By Mike Lowe

This triple camera (wide, ultra-wide and depth) affordable phone gets a lot right - design and performance - but there's a lot of competition too.... Read more

Honor View 20 review: A hole new idea
4.0 stars Honor View 20 review: A hole new idea By Mike Lowe

The first phone outside of China to ditch the notch in favour of an in-screen front-facing 'hole-punch camera'. Is the V20 innovative or simply mad?... Read more

Honor Magic 2 initial review: Could it be magic now?
Honor Magic 2 initial review: Could it be magic now? By Mike Lowe

The next big-deal slider phone of 2018 asserts Honor's position as a visionary - not just a copycat of Huawei. But is it really magic?... Read more

Honor 8X review: Big bang for the bucks
4.0 stars Honor 8X review: Big bang for the bucks By Chris Hall

A large display graces the Honor 8X, paired with a dual camera and a big battery. But how does this phone stand up?... Read more

Honor Play review: The best affordable phone on the planet
5.0 stars Honor Play review: The best affordable phone on the planet By Mike Lowe

The 6.3-inch Honor phone is the biggest, boldest from the brand yet. Is it the affordable flagship to beat? Here's our full review of the £279 handset... Read more

Honor 7A review: Great design simply lacks the expected performance
3.0 stars Honor 7A review: Great design simply lacks the expected performance By Andrew Williams

The price and hardware may be right for an affordable phone, but the Honor 7A’s real-world performance is not. Shame.... Read more

Honor 10 review: The affordable flagship to upset OnePlus?
4.5 stars Honor 10 review: The affordable flagship to upset OnePlus? By Mike Lowe

Honor is an increasing force to be reckoned with when it comes to affordable and stylish smartphones that don't cost the earth. And the Honor 10, its 2018... Read more

Honor 9 Lite review: Setting a high bar for budget phones
4.0 stars Honor 9 Lite review: Setting a high bar for budget phones By Mike Lowe

With top-spec phones typically costing several hundred pounds, you'll be relieved to know there are increasing numbers of affordable options that don't... Read more

Honor View 10 review: Flagship perks without the price-point hurts
4.5 stars Honor View 10 review: Flagship perks without the price-point hurts By Mike Lowe

Honor has been gaining reputability with each of its phone releases over the last few years, establishing itself as an affordable player in a bustling... Read more

Honor 7X initial review: Adding 18:9 screen X factor to the affordable phone market
Honor 7X initial review: Adding 18:9 screen X factor to the affordable phone market By Mike Lowe

It's not just top-end flagship phones that are getting taller, skinnier and therefore easier to handle: the Honor 7X, which is expected to launch on 5... Read more

Honor 6A preview: The best £150 phone choice?
Honor 6A preview: The best £150 phone choice? By Mike Lowe

Even affordable phones have got pretty good of late. If you're non-plussed about buying the snazziest looking, ultra-powerful flagship then, well, £150... Read more

Honor 9 review: A mid-range marvel
4.5 stars Honor 9 review: A mid-range marvel By Mike Lowe

There was a time when buying an affordable phone would mean considerable compromise. Increasingly, however, the boundaries between mid-range and true flagship... Read more

Honor 8 Pro review: Flagship that's no money pit
4.5 stars Honor 8 Pro review: Flagship that's no money pit By Mike Lowe

Big phones are a big deal. And the Honor 8 Pro is the company's largest phone to date, with a whopping 5.7-inch screen wrapped into similar-to-iPhone-7-Plus... Read more

Honor 6X preview: Dual cameras for half the price
Honor 6X preview: Dual cameras for half the price By Mike Lowe

Honor made a big song and dance about its 6X smartphone 'launch' at this year's CES in Las Vegas. Which was a bit odd for a phone that's been available... Read more

Honor 8 review: A different take on the premium mid-range market
4.0 stars Honor 8 review: A different take on the premium mid-range market By Mike Lowe

In the mid-range phone market there's a top dog: the OnePlus 3. That phone has essentially blown the doors off what a device can provide at a £330 price... Read more

Honor 5C preview: Affordable phone of the year?
Honor 5C preview: Affordable phone of the year? By Chris Hall

While big budget phones get launched on an international stage, following a long campaign of leaks and teases, it's at the budget end of the spectrum where... Read more

Honor V8 hands-on preview: Dual cameras, but no Leica in sight
Honor V8 hands-on preview: Dual cameras, but no Leica in sight By Mike Lowe

With Huawei shouting loud about its P9 smartphone with dual Leica cameras, the presence of dual lenses on the Honor V8 (the company's sister brand) got... Read more

Honor 5X review: Cheap without the compromise?
4.0 stars Honor 5X review: Cheap without the compromise? By Elyse Betters

You might not know this but Huawei - the company that paired with Google last year to make the excellent Nexus 6P - has a sub-brand called Honor, which... Read more

Honor 7 review: Brilliance on a budget
4.5 stars Honor 7 review: Brilliance on a budget By Luke Edwards

When we say "affordable smartphone" you probably think of plastic, low spec, and a bunch of compromises. But the mid-range is changing drastically with... Read more

Honor 6 Plus: The two-lens snapping smartphone is coming to Europe (hands-on)
Honor 6 Plus: The two-lens snapping smartphone is coming to Europe (hands-on) By Britta O'Boyle

Honor has used its press conference at Mobile World Congress in Barcelona to announce a new mid-range device going by the name of the 4X, as well as... Read more

Honor 4X: Mid-rangers wouldn't give a XXXX for anything else (hands-on)
Honor 4X: Mid-rangers wouldn't give a XXXX for anything else (hands-on) By Britta O'Boyle

Honor has announced the launch of the 4X smartphone during its press conference at Mobile World Congress in Barcelona.It will be aimed at the European... Read more

Honor Holly: Decent specs for under £100 (hands-on)
Honor Holly: Decent specs for under £100 (hands-on) By Luke Edwards

Honor, the new brand launched by Huawei, has unveiled its latest handset in the Honor Holly.After the release of the top end Honor 6 a few months back... Read more

Honor 6: It's fast and affordable (hands-on)
Honor 6: It's fast and affordable (hands-on) By Luke Edwards

Huawei, the Chinese manufacturer, has decided to unleash a new brand under the name Honor. The plan is to cut out shops and sell online only so as to save... Read more