Huawei Launches P30, P30 Pro With Periscopic Lens
26th March 2019
8GB+128GB - € 999 (Rs 77,800)
8GB+256GB - € 1099 (Rs 85,600)
8GB+512GB - € 1249 (Rs 97,300)
158 x 73.4 x 8.41mm
2340 x 1080
4 x Cortex-A76
4 x Cortex-A55
Up to 256GB
Android 9 Pie
40 MP f/1.6
20 MP Ultra Wide Angle Lens f/2.2 aperture
8 MP Telephoto f/3.4 aperture
10x Lossless Zoom
32 MP f/2.0
1080p @ 30fps
Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac (wave2)
In-Display Fingerprint Sensor
40W Fast Charging
IP68 Water/Dust Resistance
The world’s second largest smartphone maker Huawei unveiled its next generation of camera oriented flagship smartphones, the P30 and P30 Pro at an event in Paris on March 26. The smartphones will succeed the Huawei P20 and P20 Pro. The devices will take their place at the top of the company’s most expensive smartphones list. With top-of-the-line specifications, the P30 and P30 Pro are aiming towards the premium photography centred flagship smartphone segment.
The Huawei P30 is the less feature rich variant of the high-end P30 Pro. It features a similar design to the Huawei P20 launched last year. The device has a 6.1 inch OLED display with a resolution of 2340 x 1080 px. The smartphone has an in-display fingerprint scanner with support for face recognition.
The Huawei P30 runs on the 7nm Kirin 980 SoC. The chipset has an Octa-core Cortex CPU and a Mali G76 GPU. In terms of optics, the smartphone has a triple rear camera module comprising of a 40MP primary sensor with an f/1.8 aperture, a 16MP ultra-wide sensor with an f/2.2 aperture, and a third 8MP telephoto sensor with an f/2.4 aperture. For selfies, there is a 32MP front camera housed in the notch up front. The P30 packs 6GB of RAM and 128GB of internal storage.
The Huawei P30 is powered by a 3650mAh battery with 22.5W fast charging support via the bottom mounted USB Type-C port. The smartphone also supports NanoMemory cards, a new memory standard the company introduced in 2018. The device is IP68 Dust and Water resistant.
Huawei P30 Pro: Features And Specifications
The P30 Pro has a significantly larger 6.47 inch OLED display with a resolution of 2340 x 1080 px. Unlike the regular P30, the display edges will be tapered to the sides, similar to the ones seen in the Mate 20 Pro. Like the regular variant, it also will have an in-display fingerprint with face unlock technology.
The Huawei P30 pro also runs on the 7nm Kirin 980 chipset, which has an Octa-core Cortex CPU and a Mali G76 GPU. In terms of optics, the smartphone has a phenomenal quad rear camera module comprising of a 40MP primary sensor with an f/1.6 aperture, a 20MP ultra-wide sensor with an f/2.2 aperture, a third 8MP periscopic telephoto lens with an f/3.4 aperture and a fourth ToF (Time of flight) sensor. The periscopic lens provides lossless 5x zoom capability, which is the highest amongst any smartphones right now. For selfies, there is a 32MP front camera housed in the notch up front. The P30 packs 8GB of RAM and an option of either 128GB, 256GB and 512GB of internal storage.
The P30 Pro is powered by a larger 4,200 mAh battery, which utilizes Huawei’s 40W SuperCharge Wired Charging. The device also supports Reverse wireless charging. Moreover, it is also IP68 dust and water resistant like the P30. Both the smartphones ship with a silicone case and fast chargers in-the-box.
The price for different variants of the P30 and P30 Pro are as follows:
- P30 Pro 8GB+128GB – € 999 (Rs 77,800)
- P30 Pro 8GB+256GB – € 1099 (Rs 85,600)
- P30 Pro 8GB+512GB – € 1249 (Rs 97,300)
- P30 6GB+128GB – € 799 (Rs 62,200)
|Model||Huawei P30 Pro|
Android 9 Pie
40 MP f/1.8
16 MP f/2.2 Ultra-Wide
8MP f/2.4 Telephoto
|Selfie Camera||32MP f/2.0|
|Security||In-Display Fingerprint, Face Unlock|
|Connectivity||Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac (wave2)
|Dimensions||149.1 x 71.36 x 7.57 mm|