New flagship with 10x optical zoom, Huawei P40 Pro +.
Despite the tough times the Chinese business is experiencing, it unveiled a pair of new flagships with up to 10x optical zoom and Android without Google apps. The price is slightly more favorable, but still high.
Coronavirus has welded all consumer electronics manufacturers. However, if
some of them had a hard time before the pandemic broke out,
it was Chinese Huawei. US sanctions firm in its worldwide
ambitions have slowed down significantly. So Huawei lost day by day
Android smartphone manufacturers take it for granted – access
to Google apps and store. But the company was creative and managed, too
when its solution is not ideal and many realize it only when
smartphones with a modified Android and without Google apps will start
And just as the coronavirus pandemic is on the rise worldwide,
Huawei introduced three new flagships, of which only two will be
designed for European markets including Slovakia. Instead of Paris press
the conference was held almost exclusively in the online space. About news however
there was no need. Both of the presented phones will attract both design and
functions. Their large display has a special curvature on the sides
with protruding corners and elongated cutout to the front camera. So how
in the past, the fingerprint reader is located below the display.
A camera that is unparalleled in the market
The highest of the three models, which will not be sold in Slovakia, has
back panel made of ceramic nanomaterial that is resistant to
scratches and is specially molded and polished. On the back too
It finds a triple, a four, and also a five camera called
Leica Ultra Vision. However, only the P40 Pro + offers today's conditions
extremely 10x optical zoom (P40 Pro has 5x)
optical zoom). The main camera of the P40 Pro has 50 Megapixels and
W / Lens f / 1.9. The secondary camera has
40 Megapixels and ultra-wide-angle lens. The third in turn 12 Megapixels and
telephoto with optical image stabilization. The last camera captures 3D
depth. In addition to 5x optical zoom can also be used
10x hybrid and 50x digital zoom.
Huawei P40 Pro + has special
ceramic surface with increased resistance.
Huawei also boasts an improved night shooting mode, in which
up to eight pixels combine into one to capture more light.
Machine learning helps to sharpen images. Interesting is also
a new array of RYYB color filters that increase light transmission a
as well as the image quality when zoomed in. P40 Pro and P40 Pro +
They also have a 32 megapixel selfie camera and infrared deep
sensor with autofocus support and simulation of so – called
All three phones are powered by the Kirin 990 5G chipset and the P40 and P40 Pro models
they each have 8 GB of memory and 128 and 256 GB respectively
with the possibility of NM card expansion. The P40 Pro supports
quick charge with 40 Watt charger and 27 Watt wireless
charger. Only Pro and Pro + models are completely waterproof (IP68), P40 is
With great parameters, but without Google apps
What many are most curious about is the availability of applications. trio
phones belong to a family called AG, a device with access
to Huawei AppGallery. This store is loading Google Play, no
you won't find many of the regular apps in it (like Gmail or
Google Maps). It is located in it but otherwise several tens of thousands
the most used global and local applications. The question is whether you are
users will be able to get used to them.
Huawei P40 will be available for sale from Orange and O2 in Slovakia
8 + 129 GB for € 799 with FreeBuds 3 headphones. Retail
sellers will start selling the phone from April 1 for the same price and also
with FreeBuds 3 headphones. The P40 Pro will be sold as an option
8 + 256 GB for the price of 999 euros at Orange and O2, also with headphones