Huawei has officially unveiled the P20 and P20 Pro smartphones

28 March 2018
At a special event in Paris, Huawei finally unveiled the long-awaited flagship smartphones P20 and P20 Pro. As expected, the older model was the first gadget with a triple camera.Huawei P20 Pro has a 6.1-inch OLED display with a resolution of 2244 x 1080 pixels and an aspect ratio of 18.7:9. At the top of the screen is an iPhone X-style cutout, which houses a 24MP front camera. On the back side of the gadget is a triple camera. Her main module boasts a resolution of 40 megapixels with an aperture of f/1.8, the second - monochrome, auxiliary, 20 megapixels and f/1.6, and the third - at 8 megapixels with f/2.4, provides 5x optical zoom. It is worth noting that the device received a laser autofocus. At the heart of the flagship smartphone is an eight-core Kirin 970 processor with a neuromorphic module for tasks related to the work of neural networks, artificial intelligence and machine vision. The gadget is equipped with 6 GB of RAM and 128 GB of internal memory, though without the possibility of expansion. The battery capacity is 4000 mAh, and there is also support for SuperCharge fast charging. Huawei P20 Pro supports LTE, Gigabit Wi-Fi, Bluetooth 4.2 and runs on Android 8.1 Oreo under the branded EMUI 8.1 shell. It is worth adding that the device has received water and dust protection with an IP67 rating, fingerprint scanner built into the home button, USB Type-C 3.1 port, but it does not have a headphone jack. The size of the smartphone is 155 x 73.9 x 7.8 mm at a weight of 180 grams.From the older model, Huawei P20 differs 5.8-inch LCD-display, as well as a dual rear camera for 20 and 12 megapixels. In addition, the smartphone has only 4 GB of RAM and a more modest battery - at 3400 mAh. Water protection is also present, but also somewhat simplified - only from splashing. The dimensions of the smartphone is 149.1 x 70.8 x 7.65 mm, and the weight - 180 grams.Of course, there were immediately displeased with the presence of the cutout at the top of the devices screen. It seems that Huawei representatives were ready for this and pleased potential buyers with the opportunity to get rid of the "visor". In the menu of the gadgets, there is a special item that allows you to leave the cutout at will, or disguise it by adding a black frame to the left and right of the "visor". Resource Android Police published pictures before and after the activation of the corresponding function.It is worth noting that both gadgets received cameras from Leica and have already become the new leaders in the ranking of camera phones from DxOMark. Huawei P20 Pro received a total of 109 points, and the younger model - 102. Recall that the previous leader of the rating - the Samsung Galaxy S9, could boast a result of 99 points. New items from Huawei will be available in black, gold, blue and lilac colors. The P20 gadget will cost 649 euros, while the P20 Pro will cost 899 euros. Sales are scheduled to start in the second quarter of 2018.