HUAWEI Announces the P30 and P30 Pro Android Smartphones

P30 and P30 Pro Launch

Earlier today in Paris, phone manufacturer HUAWEI, unveiled their latest smartphones – the P30 and P30 Pro. The P30 comes standard with a AI-Powered Leica Triple Camera System while the P30 Pro is fitted with a AI-enabled Leica Quad Camera System.

Other notable features include:

  • State of the art rear camera featuring a 40 MP Huawei SuperSpectrum Sensor
  • 5X Optical Zoom lens and an Ultra-wide angle and ultra-macro lens on the Huawei P30 Pro
  • Periscope system used on the Huawei P30 Pro to maintain a slim line design whilst still being able to get close to photo subjects
  • The P30 Pro includes a FullView OLED display featuring Huawei Acoustic Display technology
  • Improved battery charging performance with Huawei Supercharge technology
  • Huawei P30 Pro supports fast 15W Wireless charging including reverse wireless charge
  • 4200mAh AI optimised battery on the Huawei P30 Pro
  • Optical fingerprint scanner built into the display
 P30P30 Pro
SCREEN SIZE6.1-inch diagonal6.47-inch diagonal
RESOLUTION2340 x 10802340 x 1080
TECHNOLOGYOLED DisplayOLED Display
PIXELS PER INCH422 ppi398 ppi
REAR CAMERALeica Triple Camera: 40 MP HUAWEI SuperSpectrum Sensor (Wide angle, f/1.8) + 16 MP Ultra-wide angle (f/2.2) + 8 MP Tele lens (3xTelephoto, f/2.4)Leica Quad Camera: 40 MP SuperSpectrum Sensor (Wide angle,f/1.6) + 20 MP Ultra-wide angle (f/2.2) + 8 MP Tele lens (f/3.4) + HUAWEI Time-of-Flight (TOF) Camera
FLASHRear Single LEDRear single LED flash
ZOOM3 X Optical | 5 X Hybrid | 30 X Digital5X Optical | 10X Hybrid | 50X Digital
AI SCENE DETECTIONYesYes
FRONT CAMERA32MP (f/2.0)32MP (f/2.0)
WATER AND DUST RESISTANCE n/aIP68 Rated
CAPACITY (typical)3650mAh4200mAh
TALK TIME (3G)Up to 24hrsUp to 26hrs
INTERNET USEUp to 15hrsUp to 19hrs
VIDEO PLAYBACKUp to 23hrs (using earphones)Up to 23hrs (Using Earphone)
MUSIC PLAYBACK*Up to 160hrs (using earphones)Up to 107hrs (Using Earphone)
SUPERCHARGEn/aHuawei 40W SuperCharge™
CERTIFICATIONTÜV Certified ChargingTÜV Certified Charging
CHARGE TIME1.35hr1.1hrs (Wired Charge using Huawei SuperCharge Charger)
WIRELESS CHARGEn/a15w Quick Wireless Charge
REVERSE WIRELESS CHARGESupported
FINGERPRINTFront - In-screen Fingerprint sensorFront In-screen Fingerprint sensor
RAM6GB8GB
ROM128GB256GB
EXPANSIONNano memory (NM) card up to 256GB, sold separatelyNM card up to 256GB, sold separately
PROCESSORHUAWEI Kirin 980 processor with AI
CPU: 2 x Cortex A76 [2.6GHz] + 2 x Cortex A76 [1.92GHz] + 4 x Cortex A55 [1.8GHz]-processor
GPU: Mali-G76
HUAWEI Kirin 980 processor with AI
CPU: 2 x Cortex A76 [2.6GHz] + 2 x Cortex A76 [1.92GHz] + 4 x Cortex A55 [1.8GHz]-processor
GPU: Mali-G76
AI PROCESSINGYes. Built-in Dual Neural Network Processing Unit (Dual NPU)Yes. Built-in Dual Neural Network Processing Unit (Dual NPU)
OPERATING SYSTEMAndroid™ 9.0 (Pie)Android™ 9.0 (Pie)
NFC CAPABILITYYesYes
Wi-Fi BANDS802.11 a/b/g/n/ac (wave2), 2.4G/5G, support Wi-Fi direct 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac (wave2), 2.4G/5G, support Wi-Fi direct
BLUETOOTHBT 5.0, BLE, aptX, aptX HD, LDAC HD and HWA Audio are supported.BT 5.0, BLE, aptX, aptX HD, LDAC HD and HWA Audio are supported
USB TYPE-CType-C, USB 3.1 GEN1Type-C
WIDTH71.36 mm73.4 mm
LENGTH149.1 mm158.0 mm
DEPTH7.57 mm8.41 mm
WEIGHT165 g192 g

With a larger battery, screen size and additional lens, the P30 Pro is the flagship model in the new series. The partnership between Leica and HUAWEI is showing great success as the 2 continue to work closely in virtual teams on each iteration of HUAWEI phones.

“The HUAWEI P30 Series is a fundamental breakthrough after decades of digital camera technology development; it will rewrite the rules and reshape everyone’s perception of mobile photography. Innovations such as the HUAWEI SuperSpectrum Sensor and SuperZoom Lens allow us to push the envelope of both photography and videography—a frontier long overdue for disruption. The HUAWEI P30 Series will set the pace for the next generation of smartphones by empowering people to capture the true beauty of the world around them through a device that fits in the palm of their hands.”

Richard Yu, CEO of Huawei Consumer BG

The high quality camera on the P30 Pro dominated the keynote speech with several examples and a live demo performed between the latest iPhone, Samsung Galaxy and P30 Pro phones. The P30 series consistently performed better than it’s rivals.

The P30 Pro leads the pack with low light photos

“We’re thrilled to be the makers of a phone range that continues to elevate everyday photography. As Australians we’re proud of our picturesque nation. With the HUAWEI P30 Series any phone user can transform the average selfie, lighten the evening sky or capture the full view with simplicity but with consistently amazing results. Yet, while we’re aiming rewrite the rules of photography, we’re listening to all Australians’ needs – a longer battery life to keep up with our busy lifestyles and a slick design to match our fashion forward trends. The HUAWEI P30 Series is the phone for the modern Australian user.”

Larking Huang, Managing Director of Huawei Australia Consumer BG

The P30 and P30 Pro is available for pre-order and will retail for AUD$1,099 and AUD$1,599 respectively. Consumers that pre-order between 27th March 2019 and 15th April 2019 will also get a bonus Sonos One smart speaker. These will be while stocks last. Full terms and conditions along with details on how to redeem are available on www.huaweipromotions.com.au.

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