Huawei P20 Pro flagship smartphone with triple-rear camera setup will be launched today in India at an event in New Delhi at 11.30am. It will be unveiled in the country next to the Huawei P20 Lite, but it does not seem the Huawei P20 will arrive to the country as it lacks of the teasers. The new Huawei P20 Pro and P20 Lite were originally launched around the world in March, after which it was confirmed that they will be "coming soon" in India. The dedicated offer page on Amazon India for the Huawei P20 Pro and P20 Lite shows the duo exclusively available through the e-commerce platform.
Huawei P20 Pro Award in India
We will have to wait for the launch event to find out the official Huawei P20 Pro price in India, although it will probably be right up there with the prices of Samsung Galaxy S9 , iPhone 8, etc. The same goes for the P20 Lite smartphone, which is a more affordable device and is likely to be positioned against people like Vivo V9 and Oppo F5. For the curious, the two new Huawei models cost 899 euros (about 72,300 euros) and 369 euros (about 29,500 euros).
Huawei P20 Pro Specifications
The Huawei P20 Pro is running EMUI 8.1
The Huawei P20 Pro sports a 6.1-inch Full HD + (1080×2240 pixels) OLED FullView display, said to have 1: 1,000,000 contrast ratio and 105 percent color gamut. It is said to have "natural tone displays", comfortable for all lighting conditions. It also has a home button that supports "borderless fingerprinting". There is also gesture support on the home button, eg. For example, briefly tap for the back, long tap for home, and swipe left or right for multitasking. Huawei claims that the handset has thinner bezels than the iPhone X and a smaller notch design.
P20 Pro has IP67 protection for dust and water resistance and is powered by a 4000mAh battery, although it is only 7.8mm thick and offers up to 89 hours of music playback. The battery supports Huawei's SuperCharge fast charge, which will deliver 58 percent in just 30 minutes. It's also called a safe quick-charge method.
The treble rear camera setup of the Huawei P20 Pro comes to its climax. The top lens has 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 carries a 40 megapixel RGB 1 / 1.7-inch sensor, while the third carries a 20-megapixel monochrome sensor. Between the larger lenses are a laser transmitter and receiver for a faster autofocus and a Leica color temperature sensor. The camera has a sensitivity to ISO 102400 – just like the Canon 5D Mark IV, the company said. It also offers the most powerful zoom on a smartphone because, in addition to 3x optical zoom, the P20 Pro offers 5x lossless hybrid zoom and 10x digital zoom. On the front of the Huawei P20 carries a 24.8-megapixel camera. The company announces front camera features that help make better selfies. The smartphone also has a 3D portrait lighting effect.
The P20 Pro features a 4D Predictive Focus that delivers instant focus with motion prediction and near-zero shutter lag lag, "Huawei said. The smartphone supports 6-axis stabilization and 960fps super-slow-motion video recording. The company also made sure you get to the camera as fast as possible, and shoot from screen in just 0.3 seconds. It also offers "Master AI" scene recognition, with the company receiving recognition for over 500 scenarios in 19 categories. There is also AI Assisted Composition to help with things like alignment and framing.
As for the mid-range Huawei P20 Lite, the phone sports a 5.84-inch Full HD + (Fullview Full HD +) FullView 19: 9 display, a HiSilicon Kirin 659 SoC, 4GB of RAM and 64 GB of integrated memory. On the back is a vertically aligned dual camera setup with a 16 megapixel primary sensor and a 2 megapixel secondary sensor. The P20 Lite gets a 3000mAh battery, NFC support, face recognition and EMUI 8.0 on Android Oreo.