Red phones are carrying a impulse this year

We are months divided from subsequent year’s Lunar New Year, nonetheless phone companies like Huawei and One Plus have already begun announcing red phones that people might opt to give any other during a festivities.

That creates sense, deliberation red is a propitious tone in tools of Asia and it’s heavily compared with a Lunar holiday. If we don’t live in China or South Korea though we have family or friends who do, these are some holiday-timed red phones accessible now.

Samsung Galaxy S8

Samsung expelled a new burgundy book of a flagship Galaxy S8 phone in South Korea today, with wider accessibility to follow. Only a S8 is removing a new tone and not a S8 Plus. The S8 has one behind 12MP camera and a 5.8-inch OLED screen. For some-more on Samsung Galaxy S8 specs, we’ve lonesome them here, and we can examination The Verge’s examination of both a S8 and S8 Plus here.

In an new ad for a promotion, Samsung’s red phone is shown to resemble a changing autumn leaves and relating flannel outfits of a couple, emphasizing tumble rather than February’s Lunar holiday:

OnePlus 5T

The OnePlus 5T came out a small over a week ago, and so distant has usually been accessible in black. Today, OnePlus announced that a phone is removing a splendid “Lava Red” color, now usually accessible in China, as speckled by 9to5Google. It’s got spare bezels and a 6-inch OLED display.

The Lava Red OnePlus 5T costs $454 in a Chinese store and there’s no word nonetheless on when a tone will see a wider release.

Huawei’s Honor V10

Huawei’s splendid red bill Honor V10 phone has a scarcely 6-inch arrangement and really skinny bezels. It also has a fingerprint scanner on a front, a 3.5mm headphone jack, twin 16MP and 20MP behind cameras, and runs Android 8.0 Oreo. On a member end, a V10 contains a Kirin 970 processor, a large 3,750 mAh battery, 6GB of RAM, and 64GB of storage.

The newest Honor smartphone will be accessible in China on Dec 5th for $454 before opening adult for wider availability. You can select to get a phone in “Beautiful Red,” though it also comes in black, blue and gold. Those colors, however, don’t get a “beautiful” modifier from Huawei.

Honor V10

It should be remarkable that Samsung, Huawei, and OnePlus aren’t a initial companies to recover all-red phones with an eye on Asian markets. Apple expelled an AIDS-day red iPhone 7 behind in March that was marketed in China as simply a red iPhone. And Taiwanese association HTC came out with a red U11 over a summer, that is one of a best looking shades of red out there. It’s glossy adequate that light bounces off a red into orange, yellows, and pinks, as remarkable before by Verge senior editor Vlad Savov.


Photo by Vlad Savov / The Verge

Update Nov 28th 2PM ET: This essay was corrected to mislay a proviso describing HTC as being owned by Google.

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