- Huawei launched two new smartphones in its flagship P-Series
- The Huawei P20 Pro bears a triple rear camera setup
- The P20 sports a dual rear camera setup
Huawei P20 and P20 Pro had been launched on Tuesday at a tournament in Paris, France. To recall, the agency had unveiled the Huawei P20 Lite until now this month in a number of European markets, so we already recognize all about it.
The Chinese telecommunications massive said its new P-Series smartphones feature AI-powered camera features, with the optics ‘co-engineered’ with Leica. Huawei Consumer Business Group CEO Richard Yu at the event stated the enterprise skipped the P11 moniker and jumped straight to P20 as the present day fashions had principal upgrades over the preceding generation. You also published a new logo for the company.
Yu at the event also spoke about the graph aesthetic of the new Huawei P20 and P20 Pro smartphones, claiming they have ‘seamless surfaces’ to touch and pretty symmetrical shape component to see.
The color of the smartphones was once additionally regarded at closely, Yu said, with ‘nature-inspired’ pearlescent results giving the smartphone a one-of-a-kind coloration relying on the attitude it was once viewed from.
Both phones will be reachable in four coloration variations – Graphite Black, Midnight Blue, Pink Gold (gradient colors), and Twilight (gradient colors). Each comes with different, color-matched themes.
Huawei P20, P20 Pro price
The Huawei P20 fee has been set at EUR 649 (roughly N288, 200), while the P20 Pro rate has been set at EUR 899 (roughly N390,300). Both smartphones are stated to be straight away handy globally, however, we can anticipate extra important points on this the front in the close to future.
Huawei P20, P20 Pro specifications, and features
Both the Huawei P20 and P20 Pro are dual-SIM smartphones that run EMUI 8.1 primarily based on Android 8.1 Oreo. They additionally assist Google ARCore and a deeply customized Google Assistant.
Both smartphones are additionally powered by using the octa-core Huawei HiSilicon Kirin 970 SoC (four Cortex-A73 cores clocked at 2.36GHz and 4 Cortex-A53 cores clocked at 1.8GHz) complete with a dedicated NPU (neural processing unit).
The NPU offers the AI chops to the phone and is additionally stated to supply up to 60 percent better gadget response speed, and up to 50 percentage smoother operation. It also presents AI-based noise removal on call.
The corporation also touted NPU acceleration for Android Messages, the new Google-made RCS-based default messaging app on the Huawei phones. The Huawei P20 has 4GB of RAM, while the P20 Pro has 6GB RAM. Both have 128GB of inbuilt storage. Both phones come with a 360-degree Face Unlock feature, said to release the smartphones in as little as 0.6 seconds.
The Huawei Share 2.0 characteristic was once also launched, for easy sharing between phones and even PCs (Windows and Mac) with up to 96Mbps transfer speeds over Bluetooth and Wi-Fi. Another new function is the Huawei Phone Clone app, that helps users migrate between smartphones.
Also new is the Huawei Health app, which elements TruScreen coronary heart charge monitoring, TruSleep technology, and secured health information cloud storage. The Huawei PC Mode, similar to the Samsung DeX platform, lets customers join their P20 and P20 Pro smartphones to a display to replicate a PC-style journey that helps multi-task, use more than one windows at the equal time, aside from emulating a keyboard and touchpad on the smartphone itself.
Finally, the P20 and P20 Pro come with wi-fi Hi-Fi audio, with HWA (Hi-Res Wireless Audio), offering 990Kbps bandwidth over Bluetooth. The enterprise has partnered with audio system manufacturers such as Sennheiser, Audio-Technica, and Onkyo to build the HWA ecosystem. Both smartphones also function stereo speakers with Dolby Atmos and Dolby AC-4 audio.
The Huawei P20 sports activities a 5.8-inch full-HD+ (1080×2244 pixels) RGBW FullView display, with the W standing for White, and intended to grant higher daylight legibility. The display is said to have a top brightness of 770 nits, which Huawei says is 23 percentage brighter than iPhone X.
The white factors are also stated to supply higher electricity consumption. The employer additionally said the P20 has an identical dimension of the show as the Samsung Galaxy S9 and the iPhone X, however, it is said to have considerably larger display actual property thanks to smaller bezels and the smaller ‘notch’ design.
It additionally sports activities a home button that helps ‘edgeless fingerprint’. There is additionally gesture assist on the domestic button, such as quick tap for the back, lengthy tap for home, and swiping left or right for multi-tasking.
The Huawei P20 Pro sports activities a 6.1-inch full-HD+ (1080×2240 pixels) OLED FullView display, stated to have a 1:1,000,000 distinction ratio and a 105 percent shade gamut.
Both smartphones are stated to have ‘natural tone displays’, comfortable for all light conditions. It otherwise bears the identical domestic button, bezel, and notch sketch as the P20.
Huawei says the P20 has an IP53 ranking for dust and water resistance. It runs on a 3400mAh battery, no matter being just 7.65mm thick, the corporation said, supplying up to seventy-five hours of continuous tune playback. The Huawei P20 Pro, on the other hand, has an IP67 ranking for dirt and water resistance and is powered via a 4000mAh battery in spite of being simply 7.8mm thick, presenting up to 89 hours of track playback. Both batteries help Huawei SuperCharge speedy charging that is stated to supply fifty-eight percent in simply 30 minutes. It is also said to be a secure speedy charging method.
The Huawei P20 has dual rear camera setup with giant 1.55-micron pixels, offering a 12-megapixel RGB 1/2.3-inch sensor coupled with a f/1.8 aperture and a 20-megapixel monochrome sensor coupled with a f/1.6 aperture (VARIO-SUMMILUX-H 1:1.6/27 ASPH). The aggregate offers it foremost low-light photography performance, the enterprise said. On the front, the Huawei P20 sports a 24.8-megapixel camera.
The business enterprise is touting the front digicam facets that help take higher selfies. The smartphone additionally comes with a 3D portrait lighting fixtures effect. Huawei cites DxOMark to say the P20 has the fine smartphone camera ever, with a general rating of 102, a photo score of 107, and a video score of 94, beating out the iPhone X and the Samsung Galaxy S9. Shortly after, Yu revealed the P20 Pro has even higher DxOMark scores, with a normal score of 109, a photo rating of 114, and a video score of 98.
Coming to the spotlight of the launch is the triple rear camera setup of the Huawei P20 Pro. The topmost lens bears an 8-megapixel sensor with 3x optical zoom thanks to its Leica telephoto lens (VARIO-SUMMILUX-H 1:1.6-2.4/27-80ASPH). The second, bears a 40-megapixel RGB 1/1.7-inch sensor, while the 0.33 bears a 20-megapixel monochrome sensor. Between the large lenses, like a laser transmitter and receiver, for quicker autofocus, as nicely as a Leica color temperature sensor. The digicam has a light sensitivity up to ISO 102400 – the identical as the Canon 5D Mark IV, the corporation says.
This gives it even higher low-light performance than the P20, even at 1 lux. The business enterprise is additionally touting the most powerful zoom on a smartphone, as aside from 3x optical zoom, the P20 Pro offers 5x lossless hybrid zoom and 10x digital zoom. It has the same the front camera as the P20.