Huawei P20 Pro with 6.1-inch FHD+ OLED FullView Display, 40MP + 20MP + 8MP Leica triple rear cameras, Android 8.1 announced


Huawei just unveiled P20 Pro, its latest flagship smartphone at an event in Paris, as it had promised. It packs a 6.1-inch Full HD+ OLED 2.5D curved glass display, is powered by an Octa-Core HiSilicon Kirin 970 10nm SoC with i7 co-processor, dedicated neural network processing unit and runs on Android 8.1 (Oreo) with Emotion UI 8.1 on top as well as support for Google AR Core.

It has Leica triple-lens camera with 40-megapixel RGB sensor, a 20-megapixel monochrome sensor and an 8-megapixel sensor with telephoto lens with f/1.8, f/1.6 and f/2.4 wide aperture, dual-tone LED flash and new Leica 3x telephoto (VARIO-SUMMILUX-H 1:1.6-2.4/27-80ASPH) lens for long-range photography of up to 5x Hybrid Zoom. It can capture low light photos with up to ISO 102400.

It also has a 24-megapixel front-facing camera with AI beautification. 3D portrait lighting and support for face unlock.  It supports 960fps super slow motion. Ultra Snapshot mode lets you capture an image in as little as 0.3 seconds by just double clicking the down volume button, even from an off screen.

It also has AI image stabilisation allows you to capture incredible blur-free, handheld shots in low-light using Night Mode. At the launch Huawei said that the phone has scored 109 overall points and 114 points in photo n DxOMark beating all other flagships.

It has a curved glass body and also comes in new exclusive, fashionable colors, Twilight and Pink Gold, achieved by applying several layers of NCVM optical coatings underneath the glass back, so light hitting the surface refracts and creates a vivid, yet gradual change of hue.

Huawei P20 Pro specifications

  • 6.1-inch ( 2240 x 1080 pixels) Full HD+ OLED 2.5D curved glass display
  • Octa-Core Huawei Kirin 970 (4 x 2.4 GHz A73+ 4 x 1.8 GHz A53) 10nm processor + i7 co-processor,Mali-G72 MP12 GPU, NPU
  • 6GB RAM, 128GB internal storage
  • Android 8.1 (Oreo) with EMUI 8.1
  • Single / Dual SIM
  • 40 MP (RGB, f/1.8 aperture) + 20 MP (Monochrome, f/1.6 aperture) + 8 MP (Telephoto, f/2.4 aperture), with Leica VARIO-SUMMILUX-H lesness, dual-tone LED flash, laser focus, deep focus, PDAF, CAF, 960fps super slo-mo
  • 24MP front-facing camera with Sony IMX576 sensor, f/2.0 aperture
  • Fingerprint sensor
  • USB Type-C Audio, HiFi audio with HWA, Stereo speakers, Dolby Atmos
  • Dimensions: 155 x 73.9 x 7.8 mm; Weight: 180g
  • Dual 4G VoLTE, WiFi 802.11ac (2.4GHz/5GHz), Bluetooth 4.2 LE, GPS, NFC, USB Type-C
  • 4000mAh battery with fast charging

The Huawei P20 Pro comes in Black, Twilight, Pink Gold and Midnight Blue colors, is priced at 899 Euros (US$ 1,114 / Rs. 72,350 approx.) and will roll out from April 6th. It is expected to launch in India in the future, but no details about the exact time-frame yet.


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