Chinese telecommunications and consumer electronics manufacturer Huawei on March 27 launched two industry-first, advanced camera smartphones - Huawei P30 and P30 Pro in Paris.
Huawei P30 Pro is the first smartphone to have a 5x periscope-like optical zoom and four cameras on the back. The four rear-camera system on P30 Pro has 20MP ultra-wide, 40MP wide-angle, 8MP 5X telephoto and a ToF (time-of-flight) depth-sensing lens. Huawei P30 has a "SuperSensing" 40MP Leica triple camera setup - 8MP telephoto, 16MP ultra-wide and 40MP wide-angle lens.
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"The latest Huawei P30 series represents a breakthrough after decades of digital camera technology development that will rewrite the rules and reshape the perception that consumers have of mobile photography," Richard Yu, CEO of Huawei Consumer Business Group, told the audience at a glittering launch event in Paris.
"Innovations such as the Huawei 'SuperSpectrum Sensor' and 'SuperZoom Lens' allow us to push the envelope of not just photography, but videography as well - a frontier long overdue for disruption," Yu added.
When it comes to the other features of the devices, Huawei P30 Pro will come with 6.47-inch fullHD+ curved OLED display with 2340 x 1080 resolution, water-drop notch and 19.5:9 aspect ratio. It is backed by Android Pie with EMUI 9.0 on top and is powered by Octa-core Kirin 980 SoC that is coupled with two memory variants- 6GB RAM & 128GB storage and 8GB RAM & 128GB/256GB/512GB internal storage. The smartphone gets powerful 4200mAh battery that supports 40W Huawei SuperCharge technology, 15W Wireless Quick Charge and Reverse Wireless Charging technique.
On the other hand, Huawei P30 will have a usual non-curved 6.1-inch fullHD+ OLED display with water-drop notch, 19.5:9 aspect ratio and thin bezels on the sides. Much like the Pro version, P30 is also backed with Android Pie with EMUI 9.0 on top and is powered by Octa-core Kirin 980 SoC, coupled by 6GB/8GB RAM and 128GB internal storage. However, there is a bit smaller battery of capacity 3650mAh supported with 25W Huawei SuperCharge technology.
When it comes to the connectivity features of the smartphones that are both water and dust resistant, Bluetooth 5.0, USB Type-C 3.1 port, in-screen fingerprint sensor, NFC, Type C ear jack (P30 Pro), 3.5mm headphone jack (P30), Dual band GPS, etc.
Price/Availability: The Huawei P30 series is available in Europe with a starting price of 799 EUR. The variants of P30 Pro have been priced at 999, 1,099 and 1,249 euros. Smartphones that come in pearl white, black, Aurora, Amber sunrise and breathing crystal colours were currently launched for the European and Chinese markets and would come to India in April 2019.
Alongside the smartphones, the Chinese company also unveiled smartwatches in new colours, wireless charging pads, a 12000mAh power bank and smart eyewear at the event.
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