Finally, the phone is here. Huawei P20 and P20 are now official after the initial showcase of these devices at an event in Paris. To know a bit more, Huawei P20 and P20 Pro boast of an advanced camera and a notch on the front, similar to the Apple iPhone X. However, a slight distinction between here states that the Huawei P20 Pro sports a triple camera lens system, while the regular Huawei P20 continues with a dual rear camera.
Now, a quick glance into the details of the Huawei P20, and P20 Pro:
Design and Display:
Like all the other previous flagship phones, Huawei P20 and Huawei P20 Pro showcase a Full Vision display with ultra-thin bezels. The Huawei P20 has a 5.8-inch screen, while the bigger Pro variant has a 6.1-inch screen. Along with a home button on the front, the P20 Pro has an OLED display, while the P20 has an RGBW screen.
Talking of display resolution on both the P20 and P20 Pro there are 2,240 x 1,080 pixels. Huawei P20 series comes with a full vision display with 18:9 aspect ratio. In addition, both the devices would be arriving in variants of four colors, listing, black, midnight blue, pink gold, and twilight, along with wireless charging.
The Huawei P20 would be available at a starting price of Euro 649, which is approximately ₹52,000 on conversion. The Pro variant will cost Euro 899, which again rounds about to nearly ₹72,000 plus on conversion. However, right now, there’s no word on India pricing or for when the smartphones would be launching in India.
Processor, RAM, Battery and other specs:
The Huawei P20 and P20 are powered by the company’s own Kirin 970 octa-core processor with a focus on AI. Also, Huawei P20 series features a dedicated Neural Processing Unit on Kirin 970 for all the AI-based features. The smartphones run EMUI 8.1 based on Android 8.1. The most striking feature comes here when Huawei claimed that the phones can automatically identify more than 500 scenarios in 19 categories, and select photography modes and camera settings while taking a picture, courtesy AI features.
The P20 comes with 4GB RAM and 128GB, though there is no slot for a microSD card. The Huawei P20 Pro comes with 6GB RAM and 128GB. Huawei P20 series also doesn’t mention a headphone jack as well. While the P20 Pro has a 4000 mAh battery, the smaller P20 has a 3400 mAh battery on board. Both smartphones would be also supporting Google’s ARCore for advanced augmented reality capabilities.
The camera is definitely the most talked about feature of these phones and the Huawei P20 Pro boasts of a triple lens system, while the smaller P20 phone has a dual rear camera.
To know more, Huawei P20 Pro features a Leica triple camera. The camera configuration includes a 40MP RGB sensor, a 20MP monochrome sensor and an 8MP sensor with a telephoto lens, which is the highest combination in the industry so far. The company also claimed that Huawei P20 Pro also comes with a color temperature sensor for better color reproduction. The aperture details include f/1.8, f/1.6 and f/2.4 wide aperture respectively.
Huawei P20 Pro smartphone also includes a new Leica 3x telephoto lens for long-range photography with up to 5x Hybrid Zoom. Huawei claims the sensor can capture low light photos with up to ISO 102400. The regular Huawei P20 also has a Leica dual camera featuring a 12MP lens with 1.55m pixel size and a 20MP monochrome lens.
Lastly, both the P20 and P20 Pro include support for six-axis stabilization and 960fps super-slow-motion video capability, similar to the Samsung Galaxy S9 and the Sony smartphones. Huawei has in fact added AI driven features on the camera with AI-Assisted Composition. For the selfie lovers, both the smartphones have a 24MP selfie camera with AI beautification and 3D portrait lighting.