At an exclusive launch event held on Tuesday at the iconic Grand Palais in Paris, France, Huawei unveiled the much-anticipated P20 and P20 Pro.
The new flagship P20 Pro features the world’s first Leica triple camera, which is exciting mobile photography enthusiasts from all over the world.
Huawei first set new expectations for smartphone photography with the launch of the P9, the first Leica dual camera. With the game-changing triple camera setup of the new flagship, the smartphone maker makes capturing professional quality images a truly effortless experience for everyone.
Key features of the Huawei P20 Series include:
- An advanced camera system to capture more light, more details and more beauty, featuring a revolutionary Leica triple camera and 5x Hybrid Zoom on the P20 Pro, and a Leica dual camera on the P20;
- Innovative photography features, including Master AI with AI-driven professional photography and HuaweiAIS (AI Image Stabilization), a powerful AI stabilization technology;
- A timeless design with barely-there bezels and all-new gradient colors;
- Ultimate performance, featuring the NPU on Kirin 970 and EMUI 8.1 based on Android™ 8.1 for a premium and smooth user experience.
Also worth noting is the P20 Series new aesthetic. Striking and fashion-forward, the smartphones will show-off a gradient-like colours by its optical coatings underneath the glass back, which allows the surface to refract and create a vivid, yet gradual change of hue.
For the Photography Fanatics
The devices are designed to reflect the art of light, with camera features that enhance the smartphone photography experience. The Leica triple camera has the highest total pixel count on a smartphone available in the market – the camera configuration is comprised of a 40 MP RGB sensor, a 20 MP monochrome sensor and an 8 MP sensor with telephoto lens. It also features a color temperature sensor for better color reproduction. With f/1.8, f/1.6 and f/2.4 wide aperture to capture crisp, clear details, the P20 Pro also includes a brand new Leica 3x telephoto (VARIO-SUMMILUX-H 1:1.6 – 2.4/27-80ASPH) lens for long-range photography of up to 5x Hybrid Zoom. The P20 Pro’s highly sensitive image sensor captures low light photos with up to ISO 102400.