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  Technology   Mobiles & Tabs  18 Apr 2020  Huawei P30 Pro, Huawei P40 Pro and Huawei Watch GT2e enticing even without Google support

Huawei P30 Pro, Huawei P40 Pro and Huawei Watch GT2e enticing even without Google support

Published : Apr 18, 2020, 4:34 pm IST
Updated : Apr 18, 2020, 4:45 pm IST

The premium phones and the smartwatch have been lapping up a bunch of awards

The Huawei P30 Pro is priced at Rs 56,490, the Huawei P40 Pro at USD 925.79 (Rs 70,000 approx).
 The Huawei P30 Pro is priced at Rs 56,490, the Huawei P40 Pro at USD 925.79 (Rs 70,000 approx).

Chennai: Reviewers in the US where Huawei is in fact unlikely to launch its phones are raving about the P40 Pro. As President Donald Trump forbade American companies from collaborating with the Chinese telecom major and Google ended Android support, Huawei is not expected to be sold by service providers in the US.

Yet, the phones have been in the buzz for their superior features.

As for the the Huawei P30 Pro, it has been winning awards for its camera and performance/  At Techradar India Awards 2019 awards, the Huawei P30 Pro won the Best Camera Smartphone of 2019. Believe it or not, the Huawei P30 Pro bested Apple's flagship iPhone 11 Pro. That’s saying something as Apple is known to the leader in smartphone imaging.

So what won it the award? It’s mainly the Huawei P30 Pro’s periscopic telephoto camera that gives you great images even when the lighting is poor, and lets you capture far away subjects with its 50X zoom. The Phone won in the camera category in the annual Mobility Excellence Award 2019 as well.

The Huawei P30 Pro is not just about the camera, its performance too is highly regarded. The device won the Digit Zero 1 award for 2019 for Best Performing Premium Android smartphone.

At the T3 Innovation Technology and Imaging Award 2020, the Huawei P30 Pro’s wearble sibling Huawei Watch GT2 went on to win Smartwatch of the Year awards, defeating Fitbit Versa 2, Samsung Galaxy Watch 4G, Apple Watch Series 5 and Amazfit GTR. The smartwatch won in the Smartprix People's Choice Award 2019 too.

Here’s a look at the specifications of the Huawei P40, P30 Pro and the upgraded version of the Huawei Watch GT2, the Huawei Watch GT 2e, as listed by the company.

Huawei P40 Pro is 5G capable and supports LTE too.

Here are its other features.

Glass front, glass back, aluminum frame

Single SIM (Nano-SIM/eSIM) or Hybrid Dual SIM (Nano-SIM, dual stand-by)

IP68 dust/water resistant (up to 1.5m for 30 mins)

OLED capacitive touchscreen, 16M colors

6.58 inches, 105.2 cm2 (91.6% screen-to-body ratio)

1200 x 2640 pixels (441 ppi density)


90Hz refresh rate

Android 10.0

HiSilicon Kirin 990 5G

Octa-core CPU

128GB 8GB RAM, 256GB 8GB RAM, 512GB 8GB RAM

Quad camera - 50 MP wide angle, 12 MP Periscope Telephoto, 40 MP Ultrawide and Depth sensing TOF 3D

Video at 2160p@30/60fps, 1080p@30/60fps, 720@7680fps, 1080p@960fps with image stabilisation

Dual selfie camera -32 MP wide and IR TOF 3D depth/biometrics sensor

Video  2160p@30/60fps, 1080p@30/60fps

4200 mAh battery

Fast charging 40W

Fast wireless charging 27W

Fast reverse wireless charging 27W

Colours - Blush Gold, Silver Frost, Deep Sea Blue, Ice White, Black

Price USD 925.79 (Rs 70,000 approx)


Huawei P30 Pro

OLED capacitive touchscreen, 16M colors

6.47 inches, 102.8 cm2 (88.6% screen-to-body ratio)

1080 x 2340 pixels, 19.5:9 ratio (398 ppi density)


Android 9.0 (Pie), upgradable to Android 10.0

HiSilicon Kirin 980 chipset

Octa-core CPU

128GB 6GB RAM, 128GB 8GB RAM, 256GB 8GB RAM, 512GB 8GB RAM

Quad camera - 40 MP wide, 8 MP Periscope telephoto, 20 MP ultrawide, TOF 3D depth sensor

Video  2160p@30fps, 1080p@60fps, 1080p@30fps (gyro-EIS), 720p@960fps

Selfie camera 32 MP wide

Video  1080p@30fps

Fingerprint under display, optical

4200 mAh battery

Fast charging 40W, 70% in 30 min

Fast wireless charging 15W

Power bank/Reverse wireless charging

IP68 dust/water resistant (up to 2m for 30 mins)

Colours - Aurora, Amber Sunrise, Breathing Crystal, Black, Pearl White, Misty Lavender, Mystic Blue

Price Rs 56,490


Huawei Watch GT2e

Dimensions 2.09 x 1.84 x 0.43 inch

Weight            43 g

Glass front, plastic/metal back, stainless steel frame

 50m water resistant

AMOLED capacitive touchscreen, 16M colors

Screen 1.39 inches, 12.5 cm2 (50.5% screen-to-body ratio)

Resolution 454 x 454 pixels, 1:1 ratio (326 ppi density)

OS Huawei wearable platform



Bluetooth 5.1, LE, EDR


Sensors - Accelerometer, gyro, heart rate, barometer, compass, SpO2

 455 mAh battery

Colours - Lava Red, Mint Green, Graphite Black, Icy White

Price - Euro 168.99 (Rs 14,000).

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