Huawei is set to start taking pre-orders for the P20 and the P20 Pro this Saturday, April 21, 2018. But before that happens, customers demanded that Huawei should release the pricing for each device and here they are:
The new Huawei P20 series has a device of each category, beginning with their first tier device the P20 Lite, don’t be fooled by the name but the Lite moniker here is an understatement of what the handset can do and will do.
The P20 Lite packs a 5.8-inch full-HD+ display and is powered by Huawei’s Kirin 659 chipset. It has 4GB of RAM and comes with 64GB of expandable storage. The P20 Lite though doesn’t have the Leica lenses from its feature-packed siblings but that doesn’t make less as it still comes with a more than a decent imaging sensors wielding a dual camera on the back and a decent 16 Megapixel shooter on the front.
It comes with 3000 mAh embedded battery that supports fast charging and run Android 8.0 Oreo with Huawei’s EMUI 8.0 proprietary UI on top. Huawei Philippines priced the new P20 Lite for only 15,990Php.
For those who’ll pre-ordered the handset will get a Tele lens which will become available on April 28.
Next is the series’ base model the P20. It comes with a 5.8 Full-HD+ IPS display and is powered by the latest Kirin 970 chipset with Neural Processing Unit (NPU) built-in. Huawei is seen repeating time and again the word AI during its unveiling event in Paris last month. It carries 4GB of system RAM and includes a 128GB internal storage, thought Huawei omitted its expansion capabilities so, users are stuck with what the handset has.
The P20 continued the tradition of the P series dual camera setup with one being an RGB sensor and the other is in monochrome, these couple brought one of the best images in the world of mobile photography. The front-facing camera as well is stunning with its 24 Megapixel sensor, it takes your Selfie to a whole new level. And by the way, they are all equipped with Leica lenses.
Finally the P20 has a 3400 mAh embedded battery and support Huawei SuperCharge technology. It runs Android 8.1 Oreo out of the box with EMUI 8.1 on top. The Huawei P20 is priced at 34,990Php.
And finally, the best of the three the new P20 Pro, Huawei could have used the “Plus” naming convention but according to them, The “Pro” fits what the P20 Pro is capable of and that’s entirely of its revolutionary camera tech. Equipped with Leica lenses, the P20 Pro is the first smartphone in the market to feature a Leica triple camera system. Not just that, it carries a 40 Megapixel primary sensor backed by a 20 Megapixel sensor and an 8 Megapixel telephoto lens. This setup enables the P20 Pro to achieved up to 3x Optical Zoom and 5x of hybrid Zoom without losing image quality. Like the P20, The P20 Pro is also equipped with a 24 Megapixel front-facing camera for the best Selfie there is.
It has a slightly larger display to at 6.1-inch, though this one still sport a full-HD+ resolution, the screen technology behind this is OLED which brings deeper blacks and better contrast. It runs the same Kirin 970 SoC with NPU as the P20 with a bumped up 6GB of RAM, Its storage is also at 128GB and is non-expandable as well.
It also comes with a larger 4000 mAh battery and supports Huawei SuperCharge as well. Out of the Box, the P20 Pro boots Android 8.1 with Huawei’s proprietary EMUI 8.1 on top. Huawei priced the P20 Pro in the Philippines for 44,990Php.
Customers who’ll pre-order either the P20 or the P20 Pro starting on April 21 will get a Canon Selphy 1300 printer work almost 9K on April 28.
So there you have it, the long-time questions that we’re asking has finally been answered and yeah, they’re still cheaper than most of the premium flagships in the market to date.