Huawei is going to introduce its new P series — the Huawei P30 and P30 Pro – on March 26 event in Paris. Both the smartphones have leaked a number of times in the past but now we have more details about the upcoming series.
According to Roland Quandt (WinFuture,) the Huawei P30 Pro will have a 6.47-inch 1080 x 2340 OLED display, making it bigger but lower resolution than the 6.39-inch 1440 x 3120 screen on the Mate 20 Pro.
Moving on to the camera, the P30 Pro has a Leica triple camera setup on the back. The main camera is 40MP f/1.6 with OIS. Then there is a 20MP f/2.2 wide-angle camera. The third camera has the “periscope” zoom system with a focal length equivalent to 135mm. That gives the camera an optical magnification of 7.8x and software can take it up to 10x. The resolution of the zoom camera is 8MP.
Underneath the dual LED flash and laser autofocus is a time-of-flight sensor, which is capable of capturing 3D depth information. Sticking with the cameras, there is a single 32MP camera on the front in the waterdrop notch.
The Huawei P30 is the smaller device, but it also has a triple rear camera setup. The main sensor is also 40MP with an f/1.8 aperture. The wide-angle camera is 16MP f/2.2, and the zoom camera is 8MP. The zoom camera on the P30 doesn’t have quite the fancy tech as the P30 Pro, but it still can achieve 5x hybrid zoom. The P30 has the same 32MP front camera well.
As for the specs revealed ahead of the launch, the P30 Pro will be hosting a 6.47-inch AMOLED display and also equipped with Kirin 980 SoC and the same front cameras of the P30 variant.
However, the noticeable differences would be a bump in the storage, i.e. 8GB+512GB and the battery capacity, which is said to be of a 4200mAh capacity that also supports 40W Quick Charge as well. And, lastly, the significant feature on the P30 Pro is similar to its predecessor.
According to this information the earpiece is built into it, meaning the screen would vibrate to produce sound and act as a loudspeaker.
The P30 will be featuring a 6.1-inch OLED screen and powered by Kirin 980 SoC. As for the storage the P30 features in 6GB RAM and 128GB internal storage. It would be running on Android 9.0 Pie out-of-the-box. The device is kept alive by a 3650mAh battery.
It’ll lack some of the more interesting parts of the P30 Pro: there’s no 10x zoom, no fourth ToF camera, and no vibrating OLED display, although it will still offer features like an in-display fingerprint sensor and IP68 water resistance.
Unlike the P30 Pro, it seems that the standard P30 will hold on to the 3.5mm headphone jack.
After Huawei and Apple, Honor to bring Satellite Communication unlike Samsung
Samsung has decided to remain behind the line and announced its failure to install the Satellite Communication feature in the recently released Galaxy S23 but Honor doesn’t seem to repeat this mistake, as it has now a certificate to use capability in its smartphones.
According to the information, China National Intellectual Property Administration AKA CNIPA has published an application filed by Honor. It is now authorized and revealed the company’s approval for “an electric device with integrated Beidou short message feature”.
This confirms that Honor is ready to debut this satellite communication in smartphones. However, an exact date or model has not been disclosed at the moment. Honor Magic 5 series will launch on February 27 at MWC 2023 Barcelona and it’s suitable for such technology in Honor’s campaign.
The satellite communication technology allows you to send short text messages with China’s Beiduo satellite. However, Apple is using Globalstar satellite services in the U.S. If required, the phone will let you send a short message when you don’t have a mobile network at all. This feature comes into play in any emergency use case.
Huawei was the first to launch satellite communication in the industry and the company has already planned to launch the second generation feature to this satellite-connected smartphone feature.
(source – Weibo)
Huawei Nova 20 Pro, Mate X3 and P60 to run Qualcomm Snapdragon 8+
According to the inputs coming from Weibo tipster, Wangzai, Huawei Nova 20 Pro, Mate X3, and Huawei P60 will use Qualcomm Snapdragon 8+ Gen 1 chipset. That suggests the 8+ Gen 1 will be popular this year.
Snapdragon 8+ is produced with TSMC’s 4nm process. The frequency of the CPU and GPU is 10% higher than that of the previous generation’s flagship Snapdragon platform, and the power consumption is reduced by 30%.
So, we come down to the conclusion that this processor will use frequency change in all of these three devices. Input suggests that Huawei Nova 20 Pro uses a low-frequency version of Snapdragon 8+, while the main core is set for 3.0 GHz and the standard frequency is 3.2GHz.
Compared to the flagship version, the mid-range or low-to-high-end version of Snapdragon 8+ brings advantages such as better battery life. For example, the Honor 80 series has controlled frequency and provide good performance.
No Gen 2 in the P60 series?
So, Huawei is not using Snapdragon 8+ Gen 2 in the P60 series? The answer to this question is currently unconfirmed. As tipsters have confirmed that the is only P60, which may raise hope for a high-end Snapdragon chip.
Past information reveals that Huawei Nova 20 series will launch around May of this year and will have two models – Nova 20 and Nova 20 Pro. Looking past the generations, Huawei Nova 10 lineup featured Qualcomm Snapdragon 778G octa-core chip. It uses 4 × Cortex-A78 at 2.4 GHz + 4 × Cortex-A55 at 1.8 GHz architecture.
It’s possible that the Nova 20 Pro version is chosen for Snapdragon 8+ and the standard Nova 20 chose to remain on Snapdragon mid-range chipset. As for now, there are no additional details available about the Nova 20 series parameters. But there’s a lot to know and we’ll keep you posted.
(source – Weibo)
Huawei could launch new flagship oriented feature this year
Huawei is preparing a new feature for the upcoming flagship devices that could launch soon. According to the input coming from Weibo tipster Pengpeng, Huawei is testing a new feature called “fault type rolling” for flagship models, it’s mentioned as a next-generation technology.
However, the tipster didn’t reveal specific details about this feature and we never heard of it before. Since it seems like a brand-new tech, we will look forward to the unveiling.
Over the past years, Huawei continue to innovate new technologies for consumers. These innovations contribute big to improve the user experience.
Huawei has three major launches for this year including Mate X3, P60 series, and Mate 60 series. But the tipster, while interacting with followers, suggests that Mate X3 could be the first recipient.
Huawei Mate X3:
Huawei Mate X3 is the next generation of foldable phones that will carry the right folding design of its predecessor. On the other hand, the phone will bring lightweight and an improved hinge system. It’s expected this foldable device will be the first to bring out the next generation of satellite connectivity. It will be the first smartphone to enter the launch stage.
Huawei P60 series:
Huawei P60 series is the next P series smartphone and it is loaded with a variety of new features but the main focus will return to the camera specifications, which include XMAGE imaging and variable aperture.
Huawei Mate 60:
According to past plans, Huawei could launch Mate 60 series in the second half of this year but there’s more confirmation needed on this subject.
(source – Weibo)