Huawei Consumer Business Group has unveiled the much-anticipated HUAWEI P20 and HUAWEI P20 Pro at an exclusive launch event at the Grand Palais in Paris.
The HUAWEI P20 Pro features the world’s first Leica triple camera.
“We look for inspiration from artists to continuously evolve our approach to design and innovation,” said Richard Yu, CEO, Huawei Consumer Business Group.
“The HUAWEI P20 Series builds on the legacy of our collaboration with Leica. With a breakthrough triple camera on the HUAWEI P20 Pro, an advanced dual camera on the HUAWEI P20, and powerful artificial intelligence on both, today’s most vibrant consumers can capture and share the brilliance of the world around them.”
Achieving DxOMark’s highest overall scores1, the HUAWEI P20 Series includes advanced, intelligent camera systems.Accoding to DxOMark, "with an overall score of 109 points, the Huawei P20 Pro sets a new benchmark for smartphone cameras on DxOMark.com, outscoring all of its closest rivals, such as the Apple iPhone X, the Google Pixel 2, and the Samsung Galaxy S9 Plus by a margin that is close to or higher than 10 points."
With the Kirin 970 processor, the HUAWEI P20 Series automatically identifies more than 500 scenarios in 19 categories and selects photography modes and camera settings to deliver incredible, professional-looking images – even for novice photographers. In addition, HUAWEI AIS steadies handheld night shots for incredible long exposure images without a tripod. Brand new to Huawei’s advanced camera system is 4D predictive focus. I
In partnership with Google, the HUAWEI P20 Series supports Google ARCore delivering advanced AR capabilities.
Meet the new #HuaweiP20. Fusing art and design with advanced mobile technology to offer a revolutionary professional photography experience. What will you shoot first? #SeeMooore #OOO pic.twitter.com/vEz07Dq0jz— Huawei Mobile (@HuaweiMobile) March 27, 2018
The PORSCHE DESIGN HUAWEI Mate RS combines Porsche Design’s signature brand aesthetic with Huawei’s mobile engineering setting a new standard in luxury smartphones. The PORSCHE DESIGN HUAWEI Mate RS features a Leica triple camera with the highest total pixel count on a smartphone available in the market – the camera configuration is comprised of a 40MP RGB sensor, a 20MP monochrome sensor and an 8MP sensor with telephoto lens. This is the world’s first smartphone equipped with microcapsule PCM – an aerospace cooling technology for maintaining a safe temperature.
Both the HUAWEI P20 Pro and PORSCHE DESIGN HUAWEI Mate RS have a 4,000 mAh battery – the HUAWEI P20 features a 3,400 mAh battery – with AI-powered Battery Management. The PORSCHE DESIGN HUAWEI Mate RS is the first Huawei smartphone to enable quick wireless charging.
The HUAWEI P20 and HUAWEI P20 Pro come in all-new, exclusive, fashionable colours, Twilight and Pink Gold, achieved by applying several layers of NCVM optical coatings underneath the glass back, so light hitting the surface refracts and creates a gradual change of hue. The HUAWEI P20 and HUAWEI P20 Pro are also available in Black and Midnight Blue.
The HUAWEI P20 Series and PORSCHE DESIGN HUAWEI Mate RS are immediately available globally. HUAWEI P20 is priced at €649 while the HAUWEI P20 Pro is priced at €899. PORSCHE DESIGN HUAWEI Mate RS comes with a hefty price tag at €1695 for the 256 GB model and €2095 for the 512 GB model.