Huawei P30 Pro ANNOUNCED - UK price, specs and features REVEALED

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At an event in Paris earlier today, Huawei released its new flagship, the P30 Pro.

With its 6.1 inch size, the Huawei P30 handles more easily than the Pro model.

Judging from previous reports and a similar tweet about new Freelace earbuds, these new coloured accessories will match the new smartphones.

Huawei hadn't specified the specific RAM and storage models for the P30 Pro at the time of writing, though we are expecting there to be several options.


The phone is available in four color gradients: Amber Sunrise (red to orange), Aurora (blue to black), Breathing Crystal (amethyst to blue), and Pearl White (basically opalescent). The display is curved, with tighter bezels than the P20 Pro and a very small notch for the camera.

The new Huawei Watch GT Active and Elegant editions feature Triathlon mode, with three types of workout supported under this umbrella: open water swimming, outdoor cycling, and outdoor running. The P30 Pro has a 6.47-inch OLED display with an in-screen fingerprint sensor. Instead, Huawei uses an acoustic display technology that vibrates the top of the panel to produce sound. The company has a bad reputation for using photos from SLRs in ads and claiming that they were shot with phones, so we are a bit dubious as to claims that the P30 Pro will actually compete with SLRs. As far as the specifications are concerned, Huawei P30 and the Huawei P30 Pro will be powered by the Kirin 980 SoC and will run Android Pie with an EMUI 9.1 custom skin on top. Inside, the device also packs the Kirin 980 processor and 8GB of RAM, but storage now tops out at 256GB.

Huawei says it has also added a graphene film cooling system to manage the heat on both smartphones.

This sensor is optically stabilized (OIS) and packs AIS (AI stabilization) as well to offer a primary camera that's capable of capturing some extraordinary detail and bright images, even at night. The fourth sensor is a Time-of-Flight, which will help the phone get better depth effects.


The main highlight for the new P30 and P30 Pro are the rear-facing cameras. There is also a 16-megapixel ultra-wide-angle secondary camera with an f/2.2 (17mm) lens and an 8-megapixel sensor along with a telephoto lens (80mm) featuring an f/2.4 aperture.

The Huawei P20 Pro was such a hit previous year, that expectation around the P30 Pro's launch has been massive.

The presence of the SuperSpectrum Sensor on both the Huawei P30 and P30 Pro enables maximum ISO rating of 204,800 and 409,600, respectively, accord to the company. The P30 will retail for $900 while the P30 Pro will be available for $1,127. This year also sees the introduction of a "dewdrop" notch - this sits in the middle of the top of the screen and is created to use as little as possible of the screen space.


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