The Huawei P20 Pro and P20 Lite happen to be established in India at an event in New Delhi, within about a month of their International unveiling. The new Huawei P20-series smartphones feature AI-powered camera features, together with the optics ‘co-engineered’ with lens maker Leica. The P20 Guru has a triple camera setup in the trunk while the P20 Lite sports double back cameras. Both telephones have FullView displays and run Android Oreo out of the box. Huawei hasn’t attracted the third model in the line-up, the P20, to India.
Huawei P20 Pro, P20 Lite cost in India
The Huawei P20 Pro has been priced at Rs. 64,999, while the P20 Lite was priced in Rs. 19,999. Both smartphones will probably be available only via Amazon India starting May 3, and launch offers will be shown on the day of release. The P20 Pro will be available in Graphite Black, Midnight Blue, along with the P20 Lite will be offered in Midnight Black and Klein Blue colour options.
Huawei P20 Pro, P20 Lite specifications
The dual-SIM (Nano) Huawei P20 Pro runs EMUI 8.1 based on Android 8.1 Oreo, with assistance for Google ARCore along with a profoundly customised Google Assistant. It matches a 6.1-inch full-HD+ (1080×2240 pixels) OLED FullView screen with a 1:1,000,000 contrast ratio and a 105 percent colour gamut. It is said to possess ‘natural tone screen’, comfortable for all light conditions.
The house button supports gestures such as short tap for back, tap for house, and swiping left or right for multi-tasking. Huawei asserts the P20 Pro has thinner bezels than the iPhone X along with a smaller notch. The smartphone is powered with the octa-core Huawei HiSilicon Kirin 970 SoC which has a committed neural processing unit (NPU) that enables artificial intelligence computations to happen locally, rather than above the cloud.
The NPU is thought to supply up to 60 percent better system response speed, as well as 50 percent smoother operation. The P20 Pro has 6GB of RAM, and 128GB of inbuilt storage which can’t be enlarged at all. It comes with a 360-degree Face Unlock feature, said to unlock the smartphones at no more than 0.6 seconds.
The triple back camera set up developed in conjunction with Leica is the highlight of the Huawei P20 Pro. There is a 8-megapixel detector with 3x optical zoom, a 40-megapixel RGB sensor, along with a 20-megapixel monochrome sensor. Between the larger lenses, lie a laser transmitter and receiver, to get faster autofocus, in addition to a Leica colour temperature sensor. The camera includes a light sensitivity up to ISO 102400 and together with the 3X optical zoom, offers 5x lossless hybrid, and 10x digital zoom.
The P20 Pro offers 4D Predictive Focus, also stated to provide instant focus with movement prediction, and supports 6-axis stabilisation and 960fps super slow motion video recording. It also provides ‘Master AI’ scene recognition, together with Huawei boasting of admiration for more than 500 situations in 19 categories. On the front, the smart phone has a a 24.8-megapixel camera. The P20 Pro is IP67 dust and dirt resistant, and is powered by a 4000mAh battery with support for Huawei’s SuperCharge fast charging that is believed to provide a 58 percent charge in only thirty minutes.
The P20 Pro may be converted to a desktop with a Type-C to HDMI cable with the Huawei PC Mode, which functions similar to Samsung DeX platform. It supports both multi-tasking and a number of windows, and also is capable of managing two different tasks at the same time, aside from emulating a computer keyboard and touchpad on the smartphone itself.
Now coming to the Huawei P20 Lite runs EMUI 8.0 on top of Android 8.0 Oreo. The handset includes a 2.5D subtle curved glass design to the back. It is powered with the HiSilicon Kirin 659 SoC, paired with 4GB of RAM. It’s 64GB of storage built in, with choice to enlarge this up to 256GB via microSD cards.
Huawei P20 Lite
On the imaging front, the P20 Lite includes a dual camera set at the back with a 16-megapixel main sensor having a aperture of f/2.2 plus a 2-megapixel secondary sensor. On the front, the smartphone includes a 24-megapixel sensor having an f/2.0 aperture, together with assistance for AR-based stickers similar to Apple’s Animojis along with Samsung’s AR Emojis. The smartphone also has support for 3D facial recognition with 96 recognition factors, in addition to facial unlock. Sensors onboard include proximity sensor, ambient light sensor, compass, gravity detector, gyroscope, and fingerprint sensor on the back.