Huawei P20 Huawei P20 Pro Officially Launched
Today, Huawei has finally launched its new flagship Huawei P20 and P20 Pro. Before its launch leaks already revealed more.
So, let’s start with Huawei P20
The Huawei P20 comes with a 5.8” LCD display. Huawei also used the notched display on the new flagship, its notch is much similar to iPhone-X but P20 has smaller notch than iPhone-X. There are a circular speaker, sensors and a 24.8MP CMOS sensor within the notch. The flagship is powered by the Kirin 970 chipset paired with 4GB of RAM and 128GB of storage.
On the rear, the phone features a 20MP f/1.6 monochrome sensor paired with a 12MP f/1.8 RGB sensor. The camera features Ultra Snapshot for taking pictures in just 0.3 seconds even if the phone is locked, a 4D predictive focus for taking photos of fast-moving objects, 960 fps super slow motion video recording, and there is AI Image stabilization for blur-free low-light shots in night mode.
The P20 camera uses AI for portrait lighting, gives pictures studio-like lighting effects. The camera can include 19 different categories when you want to take photos and then automatically adjusts to the best settings.
The P20 scored 107 points on DxOmark for photos and 94 points for videos, overall score of 102. Which is more than any other flagships—Galaxy S9+, Pixel 2, Mate 10 Pro, and iPhone X.
The Huawei P20 is packed with a 3400mh battery support for Huawei’s SuperCharge fast charging technology. It runs on Android 8.1 Oreo with EMUI 8.1 on top. The device includes a USB-C port instead of 3.5mm audio jack. The device has also an IP53 rating and a front mounted fingerprint scanner.
The phone will come in five colors—Twilight, Pink Gold, Midnight Blue, Black and Champagne Gold but not all will be available in all countries. It will be priced at €649 and go on sale today.
Huawei P20 Pro
The P20 Pro is truly a pro. It has bigger 6.1” FHD+ OLED display, triple rear cameras with more features, and massive 4,000mAh battery. It has a different finish on the back so the color of the device changes depending on the angle at which light hits it.
It has the same Kirin 970 processor and 128GB of storage but it comes with 6GB of RAM. The Huawei P20 Pro features a 40MP RGB sensor and an 8MP telephoto lens which share the same room. While a 20MP monochrome sensor sits separately.
The 8MP telephoto lens provides 3x optical zoom or 5x hybrid zoom. Huawei also uses a technology called Light Fusion for capturing images with the 40MP sensor. The sensor combines captured data from four different pixels into one and gives the result as a sharper, brighter, and more detailed photos.
The P20 Pro also has all the AI features of the P20. Huawei has spread their hands and done a partnership with Leica to work on the cameras and combines it with AI to take better pictures. The Huawei P20 Pro has the highest DxO Mark with 114 points for photos and 98 points for videos to give an overall score of 109 points which is more than all the other flagship smartphones available in the smartphone market.
The P20 Pro has an IP67 rating. It also doesn’t include an audio jack or a MicroSD card slot feature. It also has NFC, Bluetooth 4.2. The P20 pro comes with dual SIM or single SIM variants.
The Huawei P20 Pro will be available in Black, Midnight Blue, Twilight, and Pink Gold color. It is priced at €899 and will go on sale on April 6. Included in the box of the P20 Pro (and P20) is a pair of USB-C earphones, charger, USB-C cable, protective case, and a USB-C to 3.5mm adapter.
Alongside the new smartphones, Huawei also introduced three new accessories—Huawei FreeBuds priced at €159, the Huawei ANC Earphone which is priced at €79 and the Huawei Band 2 Pro priced at €99.