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[Postponed to May 29] Huawei P40 series launching on May 28 in South Africa



Huawei P40 Pro


Huawei P40 series launch is postponed to May 29 at 2:00 PM due to the level 3 lockdown regulations briefing on May 28.

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Announced in March this year, Huawei P40 and P40 Pro are available to purchase in countries around the globe, and very soon this phone series will make its way towards South African consumers.

Huawei has confirmed that Huawei P40 series will launch on May 28, at 5:30 PM in South Africa and its launch will be broadcasted online via official channels on Facebook and Twitter.

6 lucky people can win a Huawei P40 lite with contests on Facebook and Twitter or tune in to the live unveiling of Huawei P40 series to get a chance to win R500K. You can check the terms and conditions of this promo activity over here.



Huawei P40 and P40 Pro both of these devices sport 6.1-inch and 6.58-inch OLED display respectively. The P40 has a flat display panel, while the Pro Quad-curve Overflow Display design.


The Ultra Vision sensor in the P40 series is Huawei’s largest CMOS sensor to date. Measuring 1/1.28 inches diagonally, it supports pixel binning to achieve a pixel size of 2.44μm and Full Pixel Octa PD AutoFocus for high-speed focus at any time of day, while the Huawei XD Fusion Engine integrates and processes data from multiple cameras to generate a comprehensive improvement in picture quality.

Huawei P40 Pro can zoom up to 5X optical, 10X hybrid, and 50X maximum digital zoom to capture the farthest. Also, it includes an RYYB Color filter array to improve the light intake and quality of the zoom shots.

Also, Huawei P40 Pro provides powerful videography experience powered by 40MP ultra-wide cine camera tagged with  SedecimPixel Fusion technology.

With its quad-camera setup, the Huawei P40 Pro achieved 128 points on the DXOMARK ranking standing on the top of this camera review benchmark.

5G AND WI-FI 6+:

Huawei P40 and P40 Pro come with all scenario 5G connectivity supplied by Kirin 990 5G chipset and the new Wi-Fi 6 Plus technology boasting peak transmission speed up to 2400Mbps.


Huawei P40 packs with a 3800mAh battery and 22.W Huawei SuperCharge. On the other hand, the Huawei P40 Pro has a 4200mAh battery with the support of 40W Huawei SuperCharge and 27W Wireless charging.


From the software side, this flagship series pre-installs EMUI 10.1 os with a number of new features such as MeeTime calling. Instead of GMS, the phone comes with the Huawei Mobile Services and users can download required apps from AppGallery.

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Most of Deng Li's smartphones are from the Huawei ecosystem and his first Huawei phone was Ascend Mate 2 (4G). As a tech enthusiast, he keeps exploring new technologies and inspects them closely. Apart from the technology world, he takes care of his garden.