Huawei P30 Pro – 40MP Camera, Bezel-Less Display & 50x Optical Zoom Smartphone

The Huawei P30 series was officially released with the slogan “Rewrite Image Rules”, and has been completely upgraded. If you are vlogger, photographer, adventurer or a person who likes to capture precious moment on-the-go Huawei P30 Pro is all you need. With the powerful feature and detail-oriented camera, Huawei P30 Pro has really rewritten the rules of photography. It’s a new sensation in smartphone photography.

Huawei R&D team has paid great attention to consumer demand for better photography, Battery Life, Processing Power and even made it absolutely comfortable so that you can hold the phone with one hand, while a more advanced in-screen fingerprint sensor swiftly unlocks it.

Features of Huawei P30 Pro –

Design

  • Waterproof – IP68 Water-resistant (up to 30 minutes in a depth of 1.5 meters)
  • Thickness – 8.4mm
  • Width – 73.4mm
  • Weight – 192grams
  • Dustproof – Yes
  • Height – 158 mm
  • Available Colours – Breathing Crystal, Aurora
Water Resistant Huawei P30

HUAWEI P30 Pro is protected with IP68 water and dust resistance. The phone will be safe from sudden splashes of water and rain.

Performance

  • Operating System – Android v9.0 (Pie)
  • Chipset – HiSilicon Kirin 980
  • Graphic Card – Mali-G76 MP10
  • Processor – Octa-core processor (2.6 GHz, Dual-core, Cortex A76 + 1.92 GHz, Dual-core, Cortex A76 + 1.8 GHz, Quad-core, Cortex A55) 64 bit
  • Ram – 8 GB

The Huawei P30 series is equipped with a Kirin 980 processor, which has greatly improved performance compared to the Kirin 970. However, although it is also a 7-nanometer process SoC, Kirin 980 is slightly inferior to Qualcomm Snapdragon 855 and Apple A12 Bionic.

Huawei P30 Pro is a power-packed smartphone for gamers as well. The smartphone is further enhanced for gaming with GPU Turbo. This software improves gaming performance for Huawei and Honor smartphones without utilizing an excessive battery. Games like Minecraft, Mobile Legends: Bang Bang and NBA 2K19 have been optimized in Huawei smartphones by GPU Turbo.

Storage

  • Internal Memory – 256GB (Up to 242GB available)
  • USB OTG Support – Yes
  • Expandable Memory – Up to 256 GB

The smartphone comes with 256GB inbuilt memory which can be expanded up to 256GB.

Display

  • Aspect Ratio – 19.5:9
  • Display Type – OLED display
  • Display – Bezel-less display with waterdrop notch
  • Screen Size – 6.47 inches (16.43 cm)
  • Screen Resolution – 1080 x 2340 pixels with 398 ppi Pixel Density
  • Touch Screen – Yes Capacitive Touchscreen, Multi-touch

The 6.47-inch OLED display is quite bright and colour accurate with 1080 x 2340 pixels. It supports multi-touch.

Camera

  • Front Camera – 32MP
  • Main Camera – 40MP + 16MP + 8MP
  • Special Features – 50x Digital Zoom, Face detection, Optical Image Stabilization
  • Image Resolution – 7360 x 4912 Pixels
  • Autofocus – Laser autofocus, Phase Detection autofocus, Continuous autofocus
  • Shooting Modes – High Dynamic Range mode (HDR), Continuous Shooting
  • Physical Aperture – F2.0
  • Flash – Dual-color LED Flash
  • Video Recording – 1920 x 1080 @ 30fps
Huawei P30 Triple Camera
Huawei P30 Pro Triple Camera

Huawei P30 Pro comes with a Leica Triple Camera System. This smartphone features a 40-megapixel sensor, f1.6 large-aperture lens, 16MP ultra-wide-angle lens, and an 8MP telephoto lens and supports OIS optical image stabilization and AIS intelligent image stabilization.

P30 50x Optical Zoom Camera
The moon is captured by the HUAWEI P30 Pro with 50x zoom

The new addition, ‘Periscope Telephoto Lens’, is expected to provide more optical zooming capabilities without losing image quality. Huawei stated that “Together with the colour saturation provided by the main camera, and stability of OIS, the SuperZoom Lens offers 10x hybrid zoom to see the never-before-seen with great resolution and rich detail. Additionally, it can bring the moon right before your eyes with up to 50x zoom.”

Battery

  • Type – Li-Polymer
  • Quick Charging – Yes Super, 70 % in 30 minutes
  • Wireless Charging – Yes
  • Capacity – 4200 mAh
  • User-Replaceable – No
Huawei P30 4200 mAh Battery
Huawei P30 Pro 4200mAh Li-Polymer battery

The Huawei P30 Pro comes with 4200mAh Li-Polymer battery and TUV Safety Certified HUAWEI 40W wired SuperCharger. In addition, the machine supports 15W wireless fast charging and reverse charging functions, which is basically the same as Mate20 Pro.

Huawei P30 and Huawei P30 Pro were launched with Google Play but due to recent US ban on Huawei, Google Play Store was uninstalled from some Chinese models after Android 10 upgrade. Users who uninstalled Play Store apps after the upgrade were unable to reinstall them due to unavailability of Google Play Store. Whereas other models from European market who got the update reported that they can still access the Google Play store.

But the US banning Huawei didn’t suppress its popularity. There’s always a risk of losing favourite Google Play Store Apps such as Gmail, YouTube, Chrome, Facebook, WhatsApp and Instagram, but users interest towards the Huawei P30 Pro is not reduced. Some of the users are evening opting Huawei P30 Pro as a secondary device. Looking at this popularity Android app developers have already started developing and uploading apps on Huawei App Store. The Chinese electronics manufacturer Huawei has also received two prestigious awards at the annual Mobile Choice Consumer Awards (MCCA) 2019.

Verdict

Overall it is a really nice smartphone for everyone who doesn’t like to carry a separate camera. Check out Huawei P30 Pro Dual-SIM – 256GB, 8GB RAM on Amazon with a price tag of ₹68,250.