Huawei presents P30 and P30 Pro: everything you need to know

Huawei P30Huawei announced its new flagships at an event in Paris: the P30 and P30 Pro. The devices will soon be available in United States stores for 749 and 999 euros and mainly offer improvements in terms of the camera Huawei P30 Pro Official.

Huawei P30 Pro Official presented

After months of rumors and teasers, Huawei has finally unveiled its new top devices. The Chinese manufacturer presented the P30 and P30 Pro at an event in Paris. The new P30 Pro focuses primarily on the camera and has a unique function: periscopic zoom. This makes it possible to zoom up to 5x optically without any loss of quality.

Huawei P30 WOW box

  • 6.1 inch OLED screen (P30) or 6.47 inch OLED screen(P30 Pro)
  • Four cameras for P30 Pro: 40 + 20 + 8 MP + ToF sensor for P20, three cameras on P30 (40 + 16 + 8 MP)
  • 32-megapixel camera for selfies in front
  • Optical fingerprint scanner under the screen
  • Also, the facial recognition site
  • Kirin 980 chip with the octa-core processor
  • Huawei P30: 6GB RAM, 128GB storage space
  • Huawei P30 Pro: 8 GB RAM, 128/256 GB storage space
  • 4200 mAh battery with super fast charging (P30 Pro)
  • Also wireless charging available (P30 Pro)
  • Runs on Android 9.0 (Oreo) with EMUI 9.1
  • The phones will be available in stores from 5 April
  • Prices: Huawei P30 lose: 749 euros and the P30 Pro costs 999 euros

Top camera with 5x optical zoom

With the P30 and P30 Pro, Huawei focuses primarily on the camera. The P30 Pro, the absolute top model, has four sensors at the rear. It is a primary camera of 40 megapixels, which is also equipped with optical image stabilization. In addition, there is a 16-megapixel lens for ultra-wide shots, which means that you can take very wide shots.

The most important innovation has to do with the 8-megapixel camera (with optical image stabilization) for periscopic zoom. A special sensor allows up to 5x optical zooming, which means that you can get images very close without compromising on quality and sharpness. Huawei also uses artificial intelligence to enable up to 10x hybrid zoom, whereby the software ensures that your shots stay sharp. You can also zoom up to 50x digitally, but with such a strong zoom the image becomes.

huawei p30 pro official

The Time of Flight sensor is new. Such a sensor sends out infrared light to all objects around you. The sensor then registers how quickly that light reflects off to measure distances. The P30 Pro, which only has a ToF sensor, uses it when taking portrait photos because it allows better depth estimation. Finally, on both the P30 Pro and regular P30 there is a 32-megapixel front camera for taking selfies.

Renewed design and high-end hardware

Huawei is also focusing on the design by giving the P30 Pro a full glass housing with a screen that slopes obliquely into the edges. It is an OLED display with a resolution of 2340 by 1080 pixels. So no QHD resolution, but full-HD is more than sufficient on this screen format and is also more favorable for the battery life.

The battery capacity with 4200 mAh (Huawei P30 Pro) and 3650 mAh (P30) is substantial and should ensure that the phones last two days at full charge. The P30 Pro is also equipped with a 40-watt charger, which means that the battery is quickly charged again. The P30 has a less powerful 22.5-watt adapter.

Under the hood is a Kirin 980 chip, which we know from last year ‘s Huawei Mate 20 Pro. With the P30 Pro, the processor is assisted by 8GB RAM and 128 / 256GB storage. With the ‘normal’ P30 this is 6GB RAM and 128GB of storage space. The fingerprint scanner is under the screen, face recognition is also present. Out of the box, the devices run on Android 9.0 (Pie) with the well-known EMUI skin from Huawei, which makes substantial changes to the mobile operating system.

Release and prices Huawei P30 (Pro)

The Huawei P30 and P30 Pro can be pre-ordered from today. The devices will be available in United States stores from Friday 5 April. The Huawei P30 Pro has a suggested retail price of 999 euros and for that, you get the 128GB model. You pay 1099 euros for the 256GB version. The normal Huawei P30 is a bit cheaper with 749 euros and will only be available in a 128GB version.

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