Huawei announced its flagship smartphones — Huawei P20 and P20 Pro earlier this week at a launch event in Paris, France. Now, the smartphones are being teased by the company to soon launch in India.
The company has released a teaser image on its website which reads “Coming Soon In India.” While Huawei has not clarified which device is coming to India, the ‘O’ in the teaser hints at P20 Pro’s triple camera sensor setup.
It is likely that both the smartphones will be exclusively available through Flipkart in India. Huawei has a partnership with online retailer Flipkart in India, which sells the majority of Huawei‘s devices on its marketplace.
The Huawei P20 comes with a 5.8-inch Full-HD+ FullView display with 2244 x 1080 pixels screen resolution while the P20 Pro features a 6.1-inch OLED Full-HD+ FullView display with 2240 x 1080 pixels screen resolution.
Under the hood, both the devices are powered by the company’s own HiSilicon Kirin 970 octa-core processor, coupled with a dedicated NPU (Neural Processing Unit). The Huawei P20 has 4GB of RAM, whereas the P20 Pro comes with 6GB RAM. Both phones have 128GB of onboard storage and support microSD card slot for expanding the storage capacity.
As of the camera department, the P20 has a dual rear camera setup that includes a 12-megapixel RGB sensor along with a f/1.8 aperture and a 20-megapixel monochrome sensor along with a f/1.6 aperture. The Huawei P20 Pro, on the other hand, comes with a triple rear camera setup that has an 8-megapixel sensor with 3x optical zoom, which comes from a Leica telephoto lens, 40-megapixel RGB sensor, and a 20-megapixel monochrome sensor. On the front, both smartphones sport a 24.8-megapixel camera on the front.
Connectivity options on the device include 4G LTE, Wi-Fi, Bluetooth, GPS/ A-GPS, NFC, and USB Type-C. The smartphones run on Android 8.1 Oreo operating system based EMUI 8.1. The smartphones also support Google ARCore and include a 360-degree Face Unlock feature.
While the Huawei P20 packs a 3,400mAh battery while the Huawei P20 Pro has 4,000mAh battery. Both support Huawei SuperCharge — a fast-charging technology that is touted to charge 58 percent of battery in just 30 minutes.
The expected price of these new smartphones for the Indian market hasn’t been revealed yet. However, considering the European pricing for the P20 series, it is expected to be in the high-end range.