After several renders and leaks, Huawei has announced the Huawei P30 and Huawei P30 Pro with FHD+ displays, 40MP Huawei SuperSpectrum cameras and HiSilicon Kirin 980 processors. While the cheaper P30 model offers a three-camera setup and under-display fingerprint reader, the more expensive P30 Pro offers a 5x periscope and Optical Image Stabilisation to offer better low-light photography.
The P30 offers a 6.1-inch FHD+ OLED display with a resolution of 2340×1080 and 19.5:9 aspect ratio. The P30 Pro offers a larger 6.47-inch OLED FullView Display with a resolution of 2340 x 1080 pixels and an aspect ratio of 19.5:9.
|Huawei P30 Pro||Huawei P30|
|Processor||HiSilicon Kirin 980||HiSilicon Kirin 980|
|Display||6.47-inch OLED FHD+, 2340 x 1080 pixels||6.1-inch FHD+ OLED, 2340×1080 pixels|
|Memory||8GB RAM, up to 512GB storage||6GB RAM, up to 256GB storage|
|Camera||Rear: 40MP Huawei SuperSpectrum (27mm, f/1.6, OIS) sensor + 20MP Ultra-wide angle (16mm, f/2.2) lens + 8MP 5X optical periscope-zoom (125mm, f/3.4, OIS) lens + TOF sensor; Front: 32MP SuperSelfie||Rear: 40MP Huawei SuperSpectrum (f/1.8 aperture) sensor + 16MP Ultra-wide angle (f/2.2) lens + 8MP 3X optical periscope-zoom (f/2.4, OIS) lens; Front: 32MP SuperSelfie lens|
|Battery||4,200mAh, 40W SuperCharge, 15W wireless charging||3,650mAh, 40W SuperCharge|
|OS||Android 9 Pie and EMUI 9.1||Android 9 Pie and EMUI 9.1|
Both devices are powered by the same HiSilicon Kirin 980 which comprises of dual Cortex-A76 cores clocked at 2.6GHz, two Cortex-A76 clocked at 1.92GHz and four Cortex-A55 at 1.8GHz. The difference comes in RAM where the P30 and P30 Pro offer 6GB and 8GB RAM respectively. As for storage, the standard and Pro variants offer up to 256GB and 512GB of space respectively. The phones run on Android 9 Pie and EMUI 9.1.
In terms of optics, the Huawei P30 Pro features a Leica Quad Camera setup which combines a 40MP Huawei SuperSpectrum (27mm, f/1.6, OIS) sensor, a 20MP Ultra-wide angle (16mm, f/2.2) lens, an 8MP 5X optical periscope-zoom (125mm, f/3.4, OIS) lens and a TOF sensor. The standard P30 smartphones feature a triple camera setup equipping a 40MP Huawei SuperSpectrum (f/1.8 aperture) sensor, a 16MP Ultra-wide angle (f/2.2) lens and an 8MP 3X optical periscope-zoom (f/2.4, OIS) lens. Both the Huawei P30 and P30 Pro feature the same 32MP SuperSelfie camera on the front for selfies and video calling.
As for the battery, the Huawei P30 comes with a 3,650mAh power unit with 40W wired SuperCharge technology. The P30 Pro offers a larger 4,200mAh battery with 40W SuperCharge technology as well as 15W wireless charging.
The Huawei P30 will arrive in Black, Breathing Crystal, Aurora, and Pearl White colours and will start at€800 (approx. Rs 62,000). Itmeasures at 149.1mm x 71.36mm x 7.57mm and weighs in at 165 grams.
The Huawei P30 Pro measures at 158mm x 73.4mm x 8.41mm, weighs 192 grams and will be available in Black, Breathing Crystal, Aurora, and Pearl White colours for a starting price of€1,000 (approx. Rs 77,500) for the 8/128GB version. The256GB and 512GB storage versions will be priced at€1,100(approx. Rs 85,200) and€1,250 (approx. Rs 97,000) respectively.