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Huawei P40 Series is official: new cameras, three phones

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Huawei announced three new phones for its flagship Huawei P40 series – the Huawei P40, Huawei P40 Pro and Huawei P40 Pro+. Let’s discuss the features of each phone.

The Huawei P40 is the most affordable among the three which costs 799 Euros. It has a 6.1-inch display which has a large punch hole cut out for the 32MP selfie camera and infrared scanner for face unlocking. All phones are powered by the Kirin 990 5G processor with the Huawei P40 having an 8GB RAM and 128GB of internal storage. It has 3 cameras at the back namely a 50MP main camera, an 8MP telephoto with 3x optical zoom and a 16MP ultrawide lens. This phone is running Android 10 (Android open source program).

Huawei P40 specs:

  • Octa Core HiSilicon Kirin 990 5G processor
  • Mali G76 MP16 graphics
  • 8GB RAM
  • 128GB internal memory (UFS 3.0) expandable via nano memory up to 256GB
  • IP53 certified – splash resistant
  • 6.1-inch Full HD OLED display (1080 x 2340 pixels)
  • Rear Cameras
    • 50 MP, f/1.9, PDAF, OIS
    • 8 MP, f/2.4, (telephoto), PDAF, OIS, 3x optical zoom
    • 16 MP, f/2.2, (ultrawide), AF
  • Front Cameras
    • 32MP f/2.0
    • IR TOF 3D sensor (face unlocking)
  • Dual SIM, Dual Standby
  • 5G, 4G/LTE, WiFi, Bluetooth
  • Fingerprint Scanner (under display, optical)
  • Sensors – accelerometer, gyro, proximity, compass, color spectrum
  • GPS, A-GPS, GLONASS, BDS, GLONASS, QZSS, NavIC
  • 3,800 mAh battery with 22.5W fast charge
  • Android 10 (Android Open Source Program) with EMUI 10.1

The Huawei P40 Pro has a bigger screen and adds one more rear camera. Apart from that, the Huawei P40 Pro has a different camera module. First is the 50MP main sensor (same as the Huawei P40), a Periscope 12MP telephoto camera with 5x optical zoom, a 40MP ultrawide lens and a TOF sensor. There is a large 6.58-inch display with a hole punch cut out for the 32MP selfie camera and an IR sensor for face unlocking. This is priced at 999 Euros.

Huawei P40 Pro specs:

  • Octa Core HiSilicon Kirin 990 5G processor
  • Mali G76 MP16 graphics
  • 8GB RAM
  • 256GB internal memory (UFS 3.0) expandable via nano memory up to 256GB
  • IP68 certified – water and dust resistant for up to 1.5 meters and 30 mins
  • 6.58-inch Full HD OLED display (1200 x 2640 pixels), 90 Hz refresh rate
  • Rear Cameras
    • 50 MP, f/1.9, PDAF, OIS
    • Periscope 12 MP, (telephoto), PDAF, OIS, 5x optical zoom
    • 40 MP, f/1.8, (ultrawide), PDAF
    • TOF 3D, (depth)
  • Front Cameras
    • 32MP f/2.0
    • IR TOF 3D sensor (face unlocking)
  • Dual SIM, Dual Standby
  • 5G, 4G/LTE, WiFi, Bluetooth
  • Fingerprint Scanner (under display, optical)
  • Sensors – accelerometer, gyro, proximity, compass, color spectrum
  • GPS, A-GPS, GLONASS, BDS, GLONASS, QZSS, NavIC
  • 4,200 mAh battery with 40W fast charge adn 27W fast wireless and reverse charging
  • Android 10 (Android Open Source Program) with EMUI 10.1

The Huawei P40+ is the P40 Pro on steroids which aims to compete with the Samsung Galaxy S20 Ultra. Priced at 1,399 Euros, it has 5 cameras at the back with two telephoto lens. There is a 50MP main camera, an 8MP telephoto camera with 3x optical zoom, a Periscope 8MP telephoto lens with 10x optical zoom, 40MP ultrawide lens and a TOF sensor. It has a 6.58-inch display with the same hole punch cut out for the 32MP selfie camera and IR sensor for face unlocking.

Huawei P40 Pro+ specs

  • Octa Core HiSilicon Kirin 990 5G processor
  • Mali G76 MP16 graphics
  • 8GB RAM
  • 512GB internal memory (UFS 3.0) expandable via nano memory up to 256GB
  • IP68 certified – water and dust resistant for up to 1.5 meters and 30 mins
  • 6.58-inch Full HD OLED display (1200 x 2640 pixels), 90 Hz refresh rate
  • Rear Cameras
    • 50 MP, f/1.9, PDAF, OIS
    • Periscope 8 MP, (telephoto), PDAF, OIS, 10x optical zoom
    • 8 MP, f/2.4 (telephoto), PDAF, OIS, 3x optical zoom
    • 40 MP, f/1.8, (ultrawide), PDAF
    • TOF 3D, (depth)
  • Front Cameras
    • 32MP f/2.0
    • IR TOF 3D sensor (face unlocking)
  • Dual SIM, Dual Standby
  • 5G, 4G/LTE, WiFi, Bluetooth
  • Fingerprint Scanner (under display, optical)
  • Sensors – accelerometer, gyro, proximity, compass, color spectrum
  • GPS, A-GPS, GLONASS, BDS, GLONASS, QZSS, NavIC
  • 4,200 mAh battery with 40W fast charge adn 40W fast wireless and 27W fast reverse charging
  • Android 10 (Android Open Source Program) with EMUI 10.1

The Huawei P40 and P40 Pro will be available on April 7 while the Huawei P40 Pro+ will be available in June.

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