Chinese smartphone maker, Huawei Technologies, has today officially unveiled the Huawei P30 smartphones. The phones were unveiled by Huawei’s CEO of Consumer Business, Richard Yu.
Richard said that Huawei is building a better connected life with the use of artificial intelligence (AI) before he officially took the veil-off the phones.
To recall, Huawei skipped the MWC 2019 event in Barcelona for a separate in Paris, France to launch the newest flagship handsets in the P-series.
According to Richard’s presentation, the Huawei P30 and Huawei P30 Pro are lighter, but pack bigger batteries than their predecessors.
The phablets will come in five colors; Amber Sunrise, Breathing Crystal, Aurora, Black, and Pearl White as confirmed by Richard. They come at a starting price of EUR799 for the Huawei P30 6GB/128GB variant. The Huawei P30 Pro will have a starting price of EUR999 for the 8GB/128GB model, EUR1,099 for 8GB/256GB model, and EURO1,249 for 8GB/512GB variant. All phones are available starting March 26th.
In terms of specifications, the Huawei P30 comes with a 6.1-Inch AMOLED screen while the Huawei P30 Pro spots a bigger 6.4-Inch AMOLED screen. The P30 features an under-display fingerprint reader while the P30 Pro features an in-display fingerprint reader.
In terms of camera, the rumored quad camera setting for the P30 Pro is officially confirmed. Houses a 4MP primary camera with 1/1.7-inch Huawei SuperSpectrum Sensor and f/1.6 aperture, a 20MP ultra-wide-angle secondary camera with an f/2.2 aperture, an 8MP telephoto camera with an f/2.4 aperture,, and a Time-of-Flight (ToF) camera as the fourth camera.
The P30 comes with a triple rear camera setup. The main camera is 40MP SuperSensing unit – a Sony IMX600 sensor with custom RYYB color filter for superior low-light performance. There is also an 8MP f/2.4 telephoto lens with 3x optical zoom and 16MP f/2.2 17 mm ultra-wide.
Both feature a 32MP front facing camera.
The battery pack, the P30 come with a 3,650mAh battery whereas the P30 Pro includes a 4,200mAh battery.
Richard spoke about the software preloaded in P30 and P30 Pro smartphones. Both phones are running on Android Pie topped on Huawei’s EMUI v9.1.
Huawei didn’t launch the Huawei P30 Lite smartphone as rumored before. But, the Chinese firm did launch a bunch of other devices, including; FreeBuds Lite earbuds, Huawei Watch GT Active and Watch GT Elegant smartwatches, Smart EyeWear, Huawei FreeLace earphones, and a Power Bank.
The FreeLace wireless headphones come with 4 hours playback from just a 5 minute charge, and up to 18 hours of playback on a single charge. Priced at EUR99, they come in in Graphite Black, Amber Sunrise, Emerald Green, and Moonlight Silver color options. The go on sale in select countries starting April 11th.
On the other hand, the FreeBuds Lite earbuds are priced at EUR119. They have a similar look to Apple’s AirPods and Samsung’s Galaxy Buds. The FreeBud Lite earbuds feature true wireless stereo audio along with an in-ear design and up to 12 hours of battery life through the available case.[related-posts]
This article has been updated since its time of publication.