In the recent days Huawei announced some of its best 2018 new flagship P-series phones and but these new devices are very much different in almost all aspect in comparison to its Huawei P10. However for many of us this might look like a big change in terms of numbers like skipping P11 model etc. According to Huawei it’s a huge change in terms of all aspects that’s why it’s a bigger responsibility on them to make this device meet the expectation of every user. So overall this change in build quality and design in P20 and P20 pro make these handsets capable of taking down all big name rivals like Apple and Samsung.
As you know that Huawei has officially launched P20 just a day or two ago, that’s why we have discussed here everything about this flagship device you should need to know. Therefore we will try to cover everything from display, price, design, battery life, software and some other details as well so you can decide whether you want to buy this phone if it matches to your criteria. However we will try to update any missing details after a thorough review of this handset.
Huawei P20 release date and price
The announcement of these two new flagship devices Huawei P20 and P20 Pro was done at its global launch event on 27 March 2018 that took place at the Grand Palais in Paris. Well the Huawei P20 can also easily be purchased directly from the company, although there are numerous third-party retailers in the UK who has started stocking these handsets. While talking about its price its official price is set at €649 and there are some retailers in UK pricing it at £599. About its availability this phone cannot be directly purchased in US however it is not known whether these phones are available in Australia or not.
Huawei P20 design and display
Talking about The Huawei P20 or P20 pro both of these look a bit different than P10 models and you simply can say the design has been completely changed and this flagship device look more like an iPhone X. the edges of the phone between a glass back and front, are formed by a metal core. That makes these Huawei flagship devices look more like a highest build quality premium phones. In addition these Huawei P20 and P20 pro also have an IP53 and IP67 waterproof feature as well. Besides this both devices are slim with P20 at 7.65mm while P20 pro has 7.8mm thickness and both have the same 3.5mm headphone jacks in the metal core process. While on the other hand if we discuss its display then it is pretty much hard to deny this fact that Huawei has been a real fan of Full HD displays for a long time, often chasing the more specs and higher resolutions.
So in terms of display its LCD screen is 5.8 inches with 2240 x 10180 Full HD resolution. However that makes this resolution lower than the QHD though but don’t get worried it is still a high resolution enough to see sharp images and HD videos. The Huawei P20 has also adopted a new aspect of display ratio that is 18.7:9, which means it is slimmer and taller enough than traditional 16:9 screens.
Huawei P20 OS and power
The Huawei P20 comes with a brand new octa-core chipset known as Kirin 970. This chipset has a new NPU (neural processing unit) which means AI feature is available on board to support heavy lifting. The phone this time also has bigger 4GB of RAM along with 128GB of storage, with a microSD card slot as well. Nonetheless if you are already Huawei user then from this phone you will get to know that Android OS here is much heavier because Huawei P20 has Android Oreo, along with EMUI 8.1 interface. So it’s somehow different than traditional stock Android OS.
Huawei P20 camera and battery
In the recent developments Huawei’s has partnered with Leica manufacturer to make some of the best high-tech optics and mobile devices and that development can be seen on this Huawei P20 model. And you will get a dual-lens camera system with 12MP f/1.8 on this P20 phone that is paired with RGB sensor and a 20MP f/1.6 black and white monochrome sensor. The main purpose of using these two sensors together is to provide a better sharper image quality, along with the supply of more data for in depth maps and other effects on this device. Moreover Huawei claims that its12MP camera on P20 device contains 61% larger pixels than its previous 12MP cameras on its other flagship handsets. In addition to this you can also shoot slow-motion videos of almost 960 frames per second in 720p HD quality as well. There are other things like scene type detection and imagine stabilization etc. on this phone so you can adjust all these settings according to your needs.
The device has got a 3,400mAh battery that is very much above the average size batteries on other phones, so this battery will provide you more talk time hours and keep this Huawei P20 run whole day without any hassle of battery drainage. The handset also supports Huawei’s Super Charge feature, through that you can charge up quickly.
Despite all above mentioned details these phones also contain fingerprint scanners at the bottom of their front displays, moreover by looking at the stamina of battery of these new devices it can be pretended that battery life is what Huawei mostly known for. But as of now if you talk more specifically about Huawei, then this next generation of phones from Huawei is somewhat all about machine learning and Artificial Intelligence.