Huawei P30 Pro Will Feature a Periscope-Style Camera With Optical Zoom
Huawei is all set to launch the P30 and P30 Pro in Paris on March 26, 2019. The company teased the smartphone by showing off its lossless zoom technology in its teaser video on Twitter. The smartphone will succeed the P20 Pro as the next flagship of the company. From what has been revealed about them, the devices seem to focus on photography, an aspect the series has been known to concentrate upon. The P30 Pro will have a Periscope camera to provide it with remarkable zooming capabilities.
Huawei P30 Pro
The Huawei P30 Pro is expected to feature top-tier specifications matching its flagship tag. The leak reveals it will have a similar design to its successor, complete with glass on the front and the back. What will be different though, is the size of the notch on the device. The P30 Pro will sport a waterdrop notch surrounded by minimal bezels on all sides of the display. While most of the specifications aren’t known yet, the smartphone is expected to pack the latest HiSillicon Kirin 980 SoC which is also present on the Mate 20 Pro. The chipset is based on 7 nm architecture and comprises of an Octa-Core CPU and Mali G76 GPU. In terms of memory and storage, the device will be available in the following variants:
- 8GB RAM and 128GB ROM
- 8GB RAM and 256GB ROM
- 8GB RAM and 512GB ROM
Huawei P30 Pro Periscope Camera
The highlight of the Huawei P30 Pro will be its quad rear cameras. Besides a 40MP main sensor and a 20MP ultra wide-angle sensor and the periscope camera which is expected to sport a whopping 10x optical zoom. This is likely to be achieved with the help of an innovative camera sensor which is similar to the one shown by Oppo at MWC 2019. The company claims the sensor will also offer extreme low light capabilities along with the zoom. The fourth camera is expected to be a Time of Flight (ToF) sensor to capture depth.
Huawei P30 Pro: Pricing & Availability
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The Huawei P30 Pro will be launched alongside the P30 and the P30 Lite in an event in Paris on March 26. It will be available for sale in Europe and China soon after the unveiling, with an India launch to follow soon. Unfortunately, the pricing of the device is not confirmed yet. But reports claim the smartphone will be priced similar to the Mate 20 Pro, meaning a price tag of US $1000 (around Rs 70,200) is expected.