Huawei P20 Pro Review: First Look At The Triple-Camera Smartphone

Do you think the triple camera can make the Huawei P20 Pro the best smartphone of 2018? The Chinese company has recently introduced the successor of Huawei P10 into the market at the standalone event in Paris. Instead of calling it as a Huawei P11, the company preferred calling it as Huawei P20. One of the impressive flagship models in the Huawei P20 series is Huawei P20 Pro. It packs in a game-changing camera that will keep all its rivals apart. The build quality, impressive design, innovative features and AI performance make it an ambitious choice for the Huawei brand.


Design and Display

There is nothing new in the design of the latest Huawei P20 series smartphones. It is the same all-glass body with metal frames and gorilla screen protection. The Huawei P20 Pro in Dubai boasts a 6.1-inches OLED screen with a 1080 X 2240 pixel resolution. Certainly, it follows the iPhone X-like design with an infamous notch on the top. The feature that differentiates it from other smartphones is its triple camera setup. Whether you like it or not, the fingerprint sensor is in the front end embedded into the home screen. On the top, you can find a USB Type-C port that sits between the speakers.


OS and Processor

When compared to the Huawei Mate 10 pro Dubai, the Huawei P20 pro receives a major update, especially with the internals. The handset packs in octa-core HiSilicon Kirin 970 chipset coupled with 6GB of RAM. As for the internal storage, the device is given 128GB capacity which is not expandable. This chipset holds a neural processing unit which supports the artificial intelligence features. Runs on the Android 8.1 Oreo platform layered by a Huawei’s EMUI 8.1 interface. This Huawei specific interface makes the device to have extra features such as Huawei Share that allows sharing data between PC and phone with an ease.


One of the innovative features of the Huawei P20 pro is the Leica branded triple camera. Definitely, this is the first smartphone featuring this type of camera setup. The Huawei P20 Pro rear camera packs in a 20MP monochrome sensor, 40MP RGB sensor, and 20MP telephoto lens. Furthermore, there is a 24MP front shooter that gives some impressive images. While the telephoto lens uses Optical image stabilization, the other two sensors work with AI stabilization.


The Huawei P20 pro in UAE is capable enough to capture images of 102400 ISO sensitivity. So, don’t hesitate to click pictures in the darker conditions. The Chinese brand gave the Huawei P20 Pro the capability of shooting slow-mo videos at 960fps. Though it is similar to Samsung Galaxy S9, the Sony Xperia XZ2 works better than these two as it can record slow-motion videos at full HD resolution.


Inside the Huawei P20 Pro, there is a 4000mAh battery that works well along with the Kirin 970 processor. However, few tests reveal that the device will not last for a day in case of extensive usage. Thankfully, the Huawei P20 pro is equipped with a supercharge fast-technology that charges the battery at a faster rate.


Release Date and Price

As of now, we just now the European price of this triple camera monster which is around 899 Euro. It may hit the other international markets in April 2018. Yes! The Huawei P20 price is a bit high, still costs less than the Samsung Galaxy S9 and Apple iPhone X. The handset is available for pre-order since March 28.

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