Despite the coronavirus, which has forced many brands to delay their launch events, Huawei has kept the date fixed for renew your P-series. A few days ago, we met the youngest of the family, the Huawei P40 Litebut today it has been when, through a presentation stream, the chinese company has presented in society the new P40.
And we say it in plural because this year Huawei has launched no less than three new models: the Huawei P40, the Huawei P40 Pro and the Huawei P40 Pro+. Of all of them, let’s stop in the most modest, the P40that comes to happen to the P30 and what makes sharing several features with its older brothers. Let’s see this in detail.
Technical specifications of the Huawei P40
Dimensions and weight
148,9 x 71,06 x 8.5 mm
8 GB RAM
32 megapixel + IR sensor
Sensor RYYB 50 MP (1/1,28”) f/1.9
EMUI 10.1 Android-based 10
WiFi, 5G, NFC, Bluetooth
Fingerprint reader on-screen display, dual SIM, IP53
More power, but without GMS
The new Huawei P40 presents a a flat-screen 6.1-inch with 2.340 x 1,080 pixel resolution, a refresh rate of 60 Hz and an aspect ratio 19,5:9. The panel has further reduced the mark compared to the previous model and has a perforation in the form of a pill, in order to accommodate the front-facing camera. In addition, it carries a built-in fingerprint reader that has increased by 30% the area of sensitivity and reading speed.
As a brain, takes the processor Kirin 990 –house brand-which, in this model arrives with 8 GB of RAM, 128 GB of internal storage and the latest version of the personalization layer of Huawei: EMUI 10.1 Android-based 10.
Unlike its predecessor, the P30, which had the services and apps of Google installed, the new P40 comes with the Huawei Mobile Services (HMS). In this sense, highlights the app store App Galleryand has increased its catalog in the past few months, Huawei’s Video, which already has 50,000 titles, and Huawei Music, which is coming soon and will be free during the first three months when you purchase a phone Huawei.
Another of the important features of this phone, which has the certification of resistance IP53, it is your battery 3,800 mAh compatible with the quick charge. In terms of connectivity options, it supports the networks 5G NSA/SA and has a function Dual-SIM, support for apud esim, WiFi, Bluetooth, and NFC.
Three sensors very versatile
As is usual in the family P of Huawei, the section photo of this generation turns out to be one of its strong points. If we start by the front camera of the new P40, has a sensor to 32-megapixel next to an infrared sensor and is capable of recording 4K video at 60 fps.
In the rear, we have a triple chamber composed of: a sensor RYYB of 50 megapixel with a size of 1/1,28”, and an aperture f/1.9, a wide-angle 16-megapixel f/ 2.2 equivalent to a 17 mm and a telephoto lens of 8-megapixel RYYB with aperture f/2.4, an equivalent focal distance of 80 mm and a 3x optical zoom.
That telephoto lens, design periscópico, combines the optical image stabilizer (OIS) with a stabilizer assisted by the artificial intelligence (AIS) to neutralize the shake when zooming in and out while we took pictures or recorded videos. It also has a new method for the approach, named Octa PD Autofocusincorporating photodiodes in the detection phase to achieve an auto focus faster even in low lighting.
Price and availability of the Huawei P40
The new Huawei P40 will be available in a single configuration with 8 GB of RAM and 128 GB of storage internal. Will ship in three colors with a glossy finish (Ice White, Black and Deep Sea Blue) and in two matte-finish (Silver Frost and Blush Gold).
As confirmed by the company itself, the Huawei P40 will go on sale to a price of 799 euros from the 7th of April.
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