The competition of the big cellular companies continues to surge as different companies recently released their respective new models or units. Of course, the Huawei Company joined this era of technological advancement as it released their brand new models, the Huawei P20 and P20 Pro! This is said to be the product which can surpass the quality of the recently released Samsung Galaxy S9+ and Apple X products. With the Huawei’s new products features, tech enthusiasts would surely go gaga over these newly launched products.
Engineered by Germany’s Leica, the P20 Pro has a triple lens set up while the smaller P20 is built in with two lenses. The advantage of the additional lenses on the Pro unit allows the user to take photos with ten times zoom capacity while the P20 shoots both in monochrome and in color. However, the two has the same feature of “ultra-shot” allowing you to take photos in 0.3 seconds!
The CEO of Huawei, Mr. Richard Yu further added: “This phone is designed for photography.” More than that, what are the other features of these? Both the P20 and P20 Pro have the Kirin 970 chipset and 128 GB storage, has a 24-megapixel front camera with light fusion technology, and the same resolution of 2,240 x 1080What makes the two different are the other features and specs.
The P20 has a 5.8 inches screen, 12 megapixels with the color sensor and a 20-megapixel f/1.6 monochrome sensor, 400mAh battery, a front camera with a built-in AI beautification and 3D portrait lighting, a fingerprint sensor. As for the sim card, it is a single sim (nano-sim) or hybrid dual sim (nano-sim, dual stand-by). This unit is available in different colors: twilight; black; midnight blue; and pink gold. It costs 42 thousand pesos.
The P20 Pro has a 6.1 inches screen. It has a triple camera setup with 40 megapixels + 20 megapixels + 8-megapixel sensors. It has a 4,000mAh battery. As for the sim card, it is a single sim (nano-sim) or hybrid dual sim (nano-sim, dual stand-by). This unit is also available in different colors: twilight; black; midnight blue; and pink gold. It costs 58 thousand.
Well, with the prices not so far from the newest of the Apple and of the Samsung and with its spectacular features, it is undoubtedly one of the greatest hits this time in the market.
Huawei P20 and P20 Pro Prices
The P20 is priced at €649 (~Php42,160.42) while the P20 Pro is at €899 (~Php58,400.96). The former is now available today, March 27, in Europe while the latter will go on sale on April 6. Local availability and pricing are yet to be announced.
Huawei P20 & P20 Pro Specifications
|Huawei P20 Pro||Huawei P20|
|Size||155 x 73.9 x 7.8 mm (6.1 x 2.9 x 0.3 inches)||149.1 x 70.8 x 7.65 mm (5.87 x 2.78 x 0.3 inches)|
|Weight||174 grams (6.14 ounces)||165 grams (5.82 ounces)|
|Screen size||6.1-inch OLED display||5.8-inch LCD display|
|Screen resolution||2,240 x 1,080 pixels (408 pixels-per-inch)||2,240 x 1,080 pixels (428 pixels-per-inch)|
|Operating system||Emotion UI 8.1 (over Android 8.1 Oreo)||Emotion UI 8.1 (over Android 8.1 Oreo)|
|MicroSD card slot||No||No|
|Tap-to-pay services||Google Pay||Google Pay|
|Processor||Kirin 970||Kirin 970|
|Camera||Triple lens 40MP, 20MP, & 8MP rear, 24MP front||Dual lens 20MP & 12MP, 24MP front|
|Video||2160p at 30 frames per second, 1080p at 30fps, 720p at 960fps||2160p at 30 frames per second, 1080p at 30fps, 720p at 960fps|
|Bluetoothversion||Bluetooth 4.2||Bluetooth 4.2|
|App marketplace||Google Play Store||Google Play Store|
|Network support||T-Mobile, AT&T||T-Mobile, AT&T|
|Colors||Black, Blue, Pink Gold, Twilight||Black, Blue, Pink Gold, Twilight|
|Price||899 euros (around $1,100)||649 euros (around $800)|
|Where to buy it||Huawei||Huawei|
|Review score||Hands-on review||Hands-on review|