The dual-SIM (Nano) Honor 30S runs Android 10 with the Magic UI 3.1.1 custom skin on top. It features a 6.5-inch full-HD+ (1,080x2,400 pixels) display with 90.3 percent screen-to-body ratio and 405ppi pixel density. The phone is powered by the new Kirin 820 5G chip that has one Cortex A-76 core clocked at 2.36GHz, three Cortex-A76 cores clocked at 2.22GHz, and four Cortex-A55 cores running at 1.84GHz, while a Mali-G57 GPU takes care of graphics. It ticks alongside 8GB of LPDDR4X RAM.
Coming to the imaging hardware, Honor 30S' camera setup is headlined by a 64-megapixel primary snapper with f/1.8 aperture. It is accompanied by an 8-megapixel wide-angle camera, a 2-megapixel macro camera, and an 8-megapixel telephoto lens that allows 2x optical zoom, 5x hybrid zoom, and 20x digital zoom. Selfies and video calls are handled by a 16-megapixel front camera with f/2.0 aperture.
The phone packs up to 256GB of UFS 2.1 storage that can further be expanded via an NM card. Connectivity is handled by dual-mode 5G, 4G LTE, Bluetooth 5.1, Wi-Fi a/b/g/n/ac, Beidu, GPS, and Glonass. Honor 30S features a 4,000mAh battery with support for 40W wired charging, but no wireless charging. There is a side-mounted fingerprint sensor for authentication. Dimensions of the phone are a 162.31x75.0x8.58mm and it weighs 190 grams. Other sensors packed inside the Honor 30S include proximity sensor, accelerometer, ambient light sensor, gyroscope, and compass.