Huawei P30, P30 launch event began at 2:00pm CET (6:30pm IST) in Paris with messages from various telecom executives from Europe, with each executive praising Huawei's P-series of smartphones, followed by the entry of Richard Yu, CEO, Huawei Consumer Business Group, on the stage. Yu said that Huawei is building a better connected life with the use of artificial intelligence (AI). Richard Yu then unveiled the new Huawei P30 and P30 smartphones. He said that the phones sport an exquisite design, which is inspired by nature. The P30 and P30 Pro pack small bezels with an ultra narrow notch, he added.
According to Yu, the new Huawei P30 and Huawei P30 Pro are lighter, yet pack bigger batteries than their predecessors. The phones also come with in-display fingerprint sensors and include a gradient back. Yu also revealed that the P30 Pro is IP68 rated and comes with water/ dust resistance. Both new Huawei smartphones will be offered in five colours, including Amber Sunrise, Breathing Crystal, and Aurora.
Richard Yu then talked about the imaging capabilities of the new P-series smartphones, which claim to bring the next generation camera experience. According to Yu, Huawei has added a quad-camera setup on the P30 Pro, which houses a 40-megapixel primary camera with 1/1.7-inch Huawei SuperSpectrum Sensor and f/1.6 lens, a 20-megapixel ultra-wide-angle secondary camera with an f/2.2 lens, an 8-megapixel telephoto camera with an f/2.4 lens, and a Time-of-Flight (ToF) camera. Yu noted that the P30 Pro smartphone packs industry-leading light sensitivity with a maximum ISO rating of 409,600 and includes AI-powered HDR+ technology, whereas Huawei P30 supports a maximum ISO rating of 204,800.
Yu said that the cameras used in P30 Pro will allow...