To remember, the firm had unveiled the Huawei P20 Lite before this month in several European markets, so we already know all about it. The Chinese telecommunications giant said its new P-Series smartphones feature AI-powered camera attributes, with the optics ‘co-engineered’ using Leica. Huawei Consumer Business Group CEO Richard Yu in the occasion said the firm skipped the P11 moniker and jumped directly to P20 since the latest models had significant improvements over the prior generation. Yu also revealed a new logo for the company. Yu in the event also spoke about the design aesthetic of the newest Huawei P20 and P20 Professional smartphones, claiming they’ve ‘seamless surfaces’ to touch, and extremely symmetrical form factor to see. The colour of these smartphones was also looked at carefully, Yu explained, together with ‘nature-inspired’ pearlescent effects giving the telephone a different colour depending on the angle it was seen from. Each includes different, colour-matched topics.
Huawei P20, P20 Pro price
The Huawei P20 cost was set at EUR 649 (roughly Rs. 52,200), while the P20 Pro price was set at EUR 899 (roughly Rs. 72,300). Both smartphones are said to be immediately available globally, but we could anticipate more information on this front in the not too distant future.
The Huawei P20 and P20 Guru are dual-SIM smartphones that operate EMUI 8.1 based on Android 8.1 Oreo. They also support Google ARCore and a profoundly customised Google Assistant. The NPU supplies the AI chops to the phone, and can also be said to provide up to 60 percent greater system response speed, as well as 50 percent smoother operation. It also offers AI-based sound removal on telephone. The company also touted NPU acceleration for Android Messages, the new Google-made RCS-based default messaging program on the Huawei phones. The Huawei P20 has 4GB of RAM, while the P20 Pro has 6GB RAM. Both have 128GB of storage that is inbuilt. Both phones include a 360-degree Face Unlock feature, said to unlock the smartphones in no more than 0.6 seconds.
Twilight Blue colour version on the Huawei P20 Pro
The Huawei Share 2.0 attribute was also established, for easy sharing between phones and even PCs (Windows and Mac) with as much as 96Mbps transfer rates over Bluetooth and Wi-Fi. Another new feature is the Huawei Phone Clone app, which helps users migrate between telephones. Also new is your Huawei Health app, which includes TruScreen heart rate monitoring, TruSleep technologies, and secured fitness information cloud storage. The Huawei PC Mode, similar to the Samsung DeX platform, allows users join their P20 and P20 Professional smartphones into a screen to replicate a PC-style experience that can help multi-task, use multiple windows at the exact same time, apart from emulating a computer keyboard and touchpad on the smartphone itself. Last, the P20 and P20 Guru include wireless Hi-Fi audio, together with HWA (Hi-Res Wireless Audio), providing 990Kbps bandwidth over Bluetooth. The business has partnered with sound device manufacturers such as Sennheiser, Audio-Technica, and Onkyo to build up the HWA ecosystem. Both telephones also feature speakers with Dolby Atmos and Dolby AC-4 audio.
The screen is said to possess a peak brightness of 770 nits, which Huawei says is 23 percent more economical than iPhone X. The white elements are also believed to provide better energy consumption. The company also explained the P20 has equal size of screen as the Samsung Galaxy S9 and the iPhone X, however, it is said to have significantly larger display property due to smaller bezels along with the smaller ‘notch’ layout. Additionally, it sports a house button that supports ‘edgeless fingerprint’. There’s also gesture service on the house button, for example short tap for rear, long tap for house, and swiping left or appropriate for multi-tasking.
The Huawei P20 Pro sports a 6.1-inch full-HD+ (1080×2240 pixels) OLED FullView display, stated to get a 1:1,000,000 contrast ratio along with a 105 percent colour gamut. Both smartphones are said to have ‘natural tone displays’, comfy for all light conditions. It otherwise bears the same home button, bezel, and topnotch layout as the P20.
Huawei says the P20 comes with an IP53 rating for dust and water resistance. It runs on a 3400mAh battery, despite being just 7.65mm thick, the business said, providing up to 75 hours of continuous music playback. The Huawei P20 Pro on the other hand has an IP67 rating for dust and water resistance, and is powered by a 4000mAh battery despite being just 7.8mm thick, supplying up to 89 hours of music playback. Both batteries encourage Huawei SuperCharge rapid charging which is said to deliver 58 percent in just half an hour. It is also said to be a secure speedy charging approach.
Huawei P20 double rear camera setup
The Huawei P20 has double rear camera setup using large 1.55-micron pixels, featuring a 12-megapixel RGB 1/2.3-inch detector coupled with an f/1.8 aperture plus a 20-megapixel monochrome sensor combined with an f/1.6 aperture (VARIO-SUMMILUX-H 1:1.6/27 ASPH). The mix gives it exceptional low-light photography functionality, the company said. On the front, the Huawei P20 sports a 24.8-megapixel camera. The company is touting front camera features that help take better selfies. The smartphone also comes with a 3D portrait lighting effect. Huawei cites DxOMark to say the P20 has the best smartphone ever, with a general rating of 102, a photograph score of 107, and a video score of 94, beating out the iPhone X along with the Samsung Galaxy S9. Shortly afterwards, Yu shown the P20 Pro has even better DxOMark scores, with a general rating of 109, a photo score of 114, and a movie rating of 98.
Coming to the highlight of this launch, is the triple back camera installment of the Huawei P20 Pro. The second, bears a 40-megapixel RGB 1/1.7-inch sensor, while the next bears a 20-megapixel black sensor. Between the bigger lenses, lie a laser transmitter and receiver, for faster autofocus, as well as a Leica colour temperature detector. The camera includes a light sensitivity up to ISO 102400 – the exact same as the Canon 5D Mark IV, the organization says. This gives it better low-light performance compared to P20, even in 1 lux. The company is also touting the most powerful zoom onto a smartphone, as besides 3x optical zoom, the P20 Guru offers 5x lossless hybrid, and 10x digital zoom.
Huawei P20 Pro triple back camera setup
The P20 and P20 Pro provide 4D Predictive Focus, stated to present immediate focus with movement prediction, providing almost ‘zero shutter lag’, Huawei said. The company has also guaranteed that you can get to the camera as fast as possible, moving from “screen-off to take” in as little as 0.3 seconds. Both phones also provide ‘Master AI’ scene recognition, with all the company boasting of recognition for over 500 scenarios in 19 categories. There is also AI-Assisted Composition, to help with things like framing and alignment.
Alongside, Huawei launched its Apple AirPods clone, telephone Huawei FreeBuds. At the event, the organization also launched the Huawei Active Noise Cancelling Earphones.