Within a month after official launch, the Chinese mobile vendor Huawei has brought its premium android smartphones to India. The company has launched its top of the line Huawei P20 Pro and a toned down Huawei P20 Lite.
The main highlight of the launch is the Huawei P20 Pro which boasts super premium design, powerful hardware, Artificial Intelligence-powered software and most importantly, Leica triple camera setup. Sound interesting? well, the Huawei P20 Pro will set you back with its hefty price tag of Rs 64,999. Whereas, the watered-down Huawei P20 Lite is priced at Rs 19,999. Both these smartphones are available via Amazon India and sale starts on 3rd May 2018. Pre-orders for the phones had already begun on the e-commerce portal.
Huawei P20 Pro Features and Specification
Huawei P20 got a super premium built with its curved body made from toughened curved 3D glass panels. However, the highlight is its gorgeous gradient colour finish. The mobile flaunts a 6.1-inch full HD+ OLED FullView display with a screen resolution of 1080 by 2240 pixels and an aspect ratio of 19:9. Well, there is also a top-notch cut, just like the Apple iPhone X which packs the front camera and other sensors. The front portion, below the screen, houses the fingerprint scanner. The phone is also rated IP67 for dust and water resistance.
Under the hood, the Huawei P20 Pro is powered by an octa-core HUAWEI Kirin 970 processor paired with 6GB of RAM and 128GB of storage. The chipset also houses neural processing unit (NPU) which helps in photography and system tasks. It also comes with Google ARCore support, allowing you try out many recently released Augmented Reality apps. Huawei P20 Pro runs on a heavily customised EMUI 8.1 OS, which is based on Android 8.1 Oreo.
The talking point about the Huawei P20 Pro is its Leica triple camera setup at the rear. Its a combination of the 40-megapixel RGB sensor with f/1.8 aperture, 20-megapixel Monochrome sensor with f/1.6 aperture and 8-megapixel Telephoto lens with f/2.4 aperture. It can shoot super slow motion videos at 960 fps in HD (720p) resolution and can achieve an ISO 102400 light sensitivity. For selfie addicts, the mobile packs 24.8-megapixel selfie front camera that’s AI-powered.
As for connectivity, Huawei P20 Pro comes in dual SIM options with full support for 4G LTE, VoLTE, 3G and 2G networks. Other connectivity options include WiFi, Bluetooth, NFC and USB Type-C port. Finally, fuelling the device is a 4000mAh battery which supports SuperCharge quick charging technology.
Huawei P20 Lite Features and Specification
As we said earlier, the Huawei P20 Pro Lite is a toned down version of Huawei P20 Pro. It flaunts a 5.84-inch full HD+ full-screen display with an 18.7:9 aspect ratio. Under the hood, it’s powered by Huawei’s Kirin 659 SoC paired with 4GB of RAM. For storage, you get 64GB of internal storage option, which can be further expanded using microSD card.
Coming to photography, Huawei P20 Pro features a dual camera setup at the rear. You get a combination of 16-megapixel primary sensor and a 2-megapixel secondary sensor. For selfies, there is a 16-megapixel front-facing camera. Connectivity option remains the same including the support for NFC and face recognition. Finally fuelling the device is a 3,000mAh battery.
6.1 OLED FHD+ FullScreen display
Octa-core HUAWEI Kirin 970 processor
EMUI 8.1 OS based on Android 8.1 Oreo
40 MP (RGB) + 20 MP (Monochrome) + 8 MP (Telephoto)
24 MP, f/2.0 aperture
4G LTE, VoLTE, 3G, 2G, WiFi, Bluetooth, NFC