Huawei revealed its flagship phones, the P40, P40 Pro and P40 Pro Plus, today in a live launch on YouTube. The new phones followed inStep by dragging out all the stops in their cameras. The launch event is expected to take place in Paris, but due to restrictions due pandemic, it was compared to an online event only.
The P40 costs 799 euros (direct conversion, around $ 880, £ 730 or $ 1,450). The P40 Pro costs 999 euros (about $ 1,100, £ 910 and $ 1,820). Both will ship on April 7. The P40 Pro Plus will cost 1,399 euros (around $ 1,540, £ 1,280 and AU $ 2,550) and will ship in June.
Advances of the camera across the range include settings with up to five rear cameras with two optical zoom lenses, allowing an equivalent focal range of up to 18 – 240mm (folding periscope zoom lens 10 times with less impressive 100x digital zoom). There is also a 50-megapixel 1 / 1.28-inch RYYB wide-angle sensor (Ultra Vision Sensor with 2.44 micron pixels), an "Octa" phase-detection array (for faster focusing), advanced computational photography Advances thanks to XD Fusion Image Engine and more.
Those camera improvements along with 5G, the new Nano-Tech Ceramic coating, and IP68 are the most impressive new products …