The Huawei P40 is right here, and after a turbulent 12 months for the Chinese language firm that is Huawei’s alternative to indicate off its top-end handsets that it hopes will blow away competitors just like the Samsung Galaxy S20.
At present (March 26) is the launch for the Huawei P40 household, and as a result of coronavirus pandemic the corporate has determined to drag it Paris launch, so simply have an online-only occasion.
Meaning we’re watching Richard Yu (CEO of Huawei Client Enterprise Group) and different representatives take to a stage someplace on the earth, the place they’ll unveil the handset to an audience-less room.
Beneath we’re speaking you thru all the particulars of the Huawei P40 launch as they occur.
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13:26 – Twin optical zoom on the Huawei P40 Professional Plus permits for 3x optical zoom or 10x optical zoom through the use of one other telephoto digital camera. We’re very excited to do this half out, however observe that that is simply reserved for the top-end telephone, which could be very more likely to be costly.
It additionally permits for 100x most zoom, which is identical because the Galaxy S20 Extremely.
13:25 – The Extremely Imaginative and prescient sensor is the factor Huawei desires you to takeaway from this launch. It is an entire new know-how for the corporate, and it could present the corporate will top-of-the-line digital camera telephones of 2020.
13:21 – We have not been in a position to totally wrap our heads across the digital camera tech that is being unveiled right here. We’ll hopefully be capable of have extra info once we deal with the telephones.
Beneath you may see all of the specs that we have heard about on stage to date:
13:18 – We missed lots of the Huawei P40 digital camera tech, however the Professional comes with a 40MP Extremely Huge digital camera, a 50MP RYYB Extremely Imaginative and prescient Huge digital camera and a 5x optical telephoto.
There’s additionally a time of flight sensor on the rear, and it seemed like that wasn’t a characteristic on the Huawei P40.
The P40 Professional Plus is what Richard Yu calls the corporate’s “digital camera monster”. It is a 40MP extremely broad, 50MP Extremely Imaginative and prescient broad and a time of flight sensor.
That is then paired with two separate telephoto shooters… why you’d need that’s at the moment unclear although. I am positive Huawei will elaborate in a second.
13:17 – We’re onto digital camera now, and that is positive to be the primary focus of this present as Huawei takes delight in its digital camera know-how.
It is calling the P40 the “strongest Extremely Imaginative and prescient digital camera”. The P40 comes with a triple digital camera, P40 Professional a quad digital camera whereas the P40 Professional Plus comes with a penta shooter.
13:15 – The Huawei P40 and Professional Professional each are available black, deep sea blue, ice white in addition to silver entrance and blush outdated. The P40 Professional Plus is available in ceramic white and ceramic black.
13:13 – The telephone comes with a brand new in-screen fingerprint sensor that the corporate claims is healthier than earlier than because it’s bigger and quicker.
13:08 – As anticipated, the Huawei P40 collection comes with a Quad-Curve overflow show. Meaning the display screen is curved on the high and backside in addition to on the perimeters of the handset.
It seems to be like a singular design that we have not seen on every other flagship telephones.
13:06 – The Huawei P40, Huawei P40 Professional and Huawei P40 Professional Plus have all simply been unveiled on stage by Richard Yu.
That third telephone is a model new line for the Huawei flagship collection. We initially anticipated it to be referred to as the Huawei P40 Professional Premium, however as an alternative the corporate has opted for Plus.
13:00 – Huawei CEO Richard Yu has simply walked out on stage on the P40 launch, and we’re simply getting underway. Right here we’ll be speaking you thru all the most recent on the subsequent telephones from the corporate.
Let’s get began!
11:45 – It is wanting more and more doubtless that we’d see a Huawei P40 Professional Plus 5G (aka the Huawei P40 Professional Premium) alongside the P40 and P40 Professional, as an intensive specs checklist for the telephone has simply leaked, proper forward of its doubtless announcement.
If rumors are to be believed it has a slick 120Hz refresh price, a hefty 12GB of RAM, and 10x optical zoom, amongst different issues. Might this be the star of Huawei’s present?
11:30 – What are you hoping to see at this time? You possibly can vote beneath in our Twitter ballot:
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09:50 – It is a matter of hours till we’ll be listening to concerning the Huawei P40 collection, and we have put collectively this dwell weblog so you may observe together with the most recent because it occurs. The launch is about to begin at 1PM GMT / 9AM ET / 6AM PT / 11PM AEST.
What are we anticipating to see at this time? It is anticipated that Huawei will announce quite a lot of new merchandise, and we have put collectively a helpful information to them beneath from the present leaks and rumors.
- Huawei P40 – The Huawei P40 will not be the top-end handset from the corporate, but it surely’s nonetheless set to be a flagship that is appropriate for the common individual.
- Huawei P40 Professional – We’re anticipating large digital camera upgrades for the entire P40 collection, but it surely’s doubtless lots of them shall be debuting on the P40 Professional contemplating the shooter the corporate included on the P30 Professional.
- Huawei P40 Professional Premium – It is a new line within the Huawei household, and it is rumored to be the top-end handset cash should buy from the corporate. Precisely what it will do otherwise to the opposite two telephones is at the moment unclear.
- Huawei Watch GT 2e – It is a unusual one. Huawei has confirmed it is coming, but it surely appears to only be a redesign of Watch GT 2. With a reputation like GT 2e, that will imply it is a extra inexpensive product although.
- One thing else – Huawei is all the time eager on having a shock at its launches so we might hear about one thing we have not seen leaked earlier than.