- Huawei P40 series goes official with up to 5 cameras.
- The smartphones also have the 5G connectivity.
- All the phone’s boots on Android 10.
After all the leaks, rumours, and teasers, the Chinese telecommunication giant Huawei has unveiled the latest and greatest Huawei P40 series as it was promised. The company has announced its new smartphones via an online event and the online medium because of the cancellation of its Paris event due to the outbreak of coronavirus.
In the latest Huawei P40 series, the company has unveiled three smartphones – Huawei P40, P40 Pro, P40 Pro Plus, and all the devices are coming with the next-generation 5G capability along with amazing camera setup. That said, the newly announced P40 Pro Plus rocks up to 5 cameras on the back. The company has also promised that the availability of the new devices will not affect the coronavirus outbreak and that means users will get the device as per the scheduled time. So, let’s dive into the article to check out the complete specifications, along with the pricing, and availability of the latest Huawei P40-series.
Before we getting into the specification details, let me say that there are some areas where all the three smartphones shares similar specifications.
The vanilla variant of the latest P40 series features a 6.1-inch Full View edge-to-edge aka quad curved OLED Full HD+ display with 2340 x 1080 pixels resolution, and the panel supports a 90Hz refresh rate along with a punch hole set up at the top left of the screen. It offers a 19.5:9 aspect ratio as well as 422 PPI density.
Under the hood, the smartphone is powered by the in-house Kirin 990 processor and the same also supports 5G, and matted with 8 GB RAM along with ARM Mali-G76MP16 GPU for the graphical task. In terms of storage, the smartphone supports 128 GB of internal storage and that can be expandable up to 120 GB via microSD card. The smartphone also supports liquid cooling to keep it cool in the extended sessions of usage or while playing games.
Moving to the most highlighting department of the latest P40, the photography department. The Huawei P40 rocks triple rear camera setup and that’s in the combination of a 50 MP RYYB Ultra Vision camera with f/1.9 aperture followed by a 16 MP ultra-wide camera with f/2.2 aperture, and an 8 MP telephoto camera with 3x optical zoom as well as a dual-tone LED flash. The camera department also features Leica optics, panorama, HDR, and it is also capable to offer 2160p@30/60fps, 1080p@30/60fps; and gyro-EIS while recording videos. On the front, the smartphone supports a 32 MP front camera with f/2.2 aperture, and also features an IR Depth / Gesture Camera for pro bokeh, and 4k video recording.
For security, the Huawei P40 supports an in-display fingerprint scanner and the same is claimed to offer a 30 percent larger recognition area as well as a 30 percent faster, it also supports the face unlock capability as well. Regarding the connectivity options, the smartphone supports 5G SA/NSA, Dual 4G VoLTE, Wi-Fi 802.11 ax, Bluetooth 5.1 LE, GPS (L1 + L5 dual band), NavIC (which is developed by ISRO for the purpose of navigation), NFC, and USB 3.1 Type-C. The smartphone also comes with the water, and dust resistant.
Speaking about the software section, the Huawei P40 boots on Android 10 with EMUI 10.0 on top, and the device comes with the in-house Huawei Mobile Services (HMS) which means there will be no Google’s app suite. The smartphone is backed on a 3,800 mAh battery with 22.5W SuperCharge technology. Finally, the smartphone comes in Ice White, Black, and Deep Sea Blue colour options.
Huawei P40 Pro
The specifications of the smartphone shares with the vanilla variant, but comes with some changes, the device has a slightly larger display as the Pro variant features a 6.58-inch display with 2640 x 1200 pixels resolution, and offers 256GB of internal storage. Another change is in the camera department, the Huawei P40 Pro rocks quad rear cameras and that is in the combination of a 50 MP RYYB Ultra Vision camera with f/1.9 aperture as well as OIS followed by a 40 MP ultra-wide cine camera with f/1.8 aperture, along with 12 MP RYYB periscope camera with f/3.4 aperture, OIS, 5x optical zoom, 10x hybrid zoom as well as 50x digital zoom, and a ToF camera for the depth-sensing camera. The smartphone comes with a 4,200 mAh battery with 40W SuperCharge technology and 27W Wireless SuperCharge. The rest of the specs are similar to the vanilla variant. Speaking about the colour options, the Huawei P40 Pro comes in Silver Frost and Blush Gold.
Huawei P40 Pro Plus
The Huawei P40 Pro Plus is mostly identical to the Huawei P40 Pro smartphone with a few minor differences. It has more in-built storage and that is 512GB. It features a penta camera setup and that consists a 50 MP RYYB Ultra Vision camera with f/1.9 aperture along with OIS followed by 40 MP ultra-wide cine camera with f/1.8 aperture, an 8 MP periscope camera with f/4.4 aperture along with OIS as well as 10x optical zoom, there’s also has an8 MP telephoto camera with f/2.4 aperture, OIS, 3x optical zoom, and a ToF camera for depth sensing. The smartphone packs a 4,200 mAh with 40W SuperCharge and 27W Wireless SuperCharge. It will available in Black and White colors.
Pricing and availability
The Huawei P40 is priced at €799, while the Huawei P40 Pro costs €999, and the Huawei P40 Pro Plus will have a price tag of €1,399. The devices will available in China very soon and the company will bring the devices in the global market from next month. The Huawei P40 and P40 Pro will be available globally from April 7 while the P40 Pro Plus will go on sale in June 2020.
The devices are coming with the really amazing camera as well as improved specifications but it would be great if the company offer the trendy 120 Hz refresh rate, as nowadays we can find the 90Hz refresh rate on budget devices as well. Apart from that, the devices are pretty impressive and powerful, we would like to hear your thoughts about the same in the comments section below.