Huawei P40 Series Launched : P40, P40 Pro and P40 Pro+

Huawei P40 Price in Nepal

Huawei continues to be under severe US sanctions and does not have full access to the Android ecosystem. But this has not stopped the Chinese company from releasing new flagship smartphones from the P-Series which focuses on Professional Photography. The largest Chinese smartphone manufacturer today launched P40, P40 Pro and P40 Pro+ which offers a lot of innovations along with premium hardware spec-sheet.

The new smartphones from the P40 series arrives with great focus on it’s camera capabilities, and the highlights include Kirin 990 processor for high performance with support for 5G networks, Overflow Display, IP68 certification and Ultra Vision Leica camera.

Huawei presented it’s trio of flagship model which is equipped with Kirin 990 for best performance and speed. The base variant Huawei P40 is the most compact model while the other two – Huawei P40 Pro and Huawei P40 Pro + are the largest and premium offering from the company.

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Three Devices, Two Sizes

Huawei’s flagship devices comes in three flavors this year. They share much of the design and many of the features, but are divided into two groups: the basic Huawei P40 and the premium Huawei P40/ Huawei P40 Pro +, quite similar to each other. One of the most obvious differences between these two groups is in the diagonal of its screen and size: 6.1 inches for the Huawei P40 and 6.58 inches for the P40 Pro and Pro +.

The difference is not only in the size, but also in the type of screen. The Huawei P40 has a flat screen , while the Huawei P40 Pro and Huawei P40 Pro + bet on curves with a screen named Overflow display , which reduces the bezels to a minimum.

In all three cases it is a Full HD + OLED screen with dual punch hole for the front camera and with the integrated fingerprint reader. The most obvious difference is in the screen refresh rate: standard 60 Hz on the Huawei P40 and 90 Hz on the Huawei P40 Pro and P40 Pro + .

Three, four and five cameras

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All three models of the P40 series comes with different configurations for the rear camera , although you have to pay attention to see the differences with the naked eye, because in all cases the camera module looks almost the same i.e., a rectangular module aligned to the left corner of the rear panel.

The P40 comes with a triple setup with main 50 MP Ultra Vision sensor 1/1.28 inch with RYYB colour filter array and Octa PD focus, 16 MP Ultra Wide angle lens and 8MP Telephoto lens featuring 3X Optical Zoom, 5X Hybrid Zoom and 30X Max Zoom.

On the other hand, the P40 Pro comes in a quad setup with main sensor of 50 MP Ultra Vision 1/1.28 inch Ultra Vision Sensor, RYYB colour filter array Octa PD Autofocus. It has a second 12 MP Telephoto Camera featuring a 5x Optical Zoom, 10x Hybrid Zoom and 50x Max Zoom. The third lens is of 40 MP Ultra Wide Cine Camera 1/1.54 inch sensor to capture Ultra Low-light video and Ultra Slow-motion video. The fourth sensor is a 3D Depth Sensing Camera to help create professional-level bokeh effects.

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Similarly, the P40 Pro+ features five cameras on the rear with main 50 MP Ultra Vision 1/1.28 inch Ultra Vision Sensor, RYYB colour filter array Octa PD Autofocus. The other two sensor is of complex type featuring a 100x SuperZoom Array  with 10x Optical Telephoto Camera (8 MP, 240 mm), 3x Optical Telephoto Camera (8 MP, 80 mm) and supports 20x Hybrid Zoom and 100x Max Zoom. It has a fourth sensor of 40 MP Ultra Wide Cine of  1/1.54 inch sensor and helps in Ultra Low-light video, Ultra Slow-motion video, Telephoto video and 4K Time lapse video. And finally a 3D Depth Sensing Camera which helps in Real-time depth detection to create professional-level bokeh effects.

For selfies, all three models come equipped with a 32-megapixel front camera with auto-focus and a IR depth camera which works closely to produce a good selfie with natural bokeh effects. The intelligent optimization on lighting, skin color and texture details is more accurate.

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Latest Kirin 990 and 5G

As for performance, all three models sport the most powerful in-house processor, the Kirin 990 – an improved version of the Kirin 990 with a 7nm manufacturing process, accompanied by 8 GB of RAM and a storage to choose between 128 or 256 GB.

The Huawei P40 comes with a 3,800 mAh battery capacity while the premium models Huawei P40 Pro and P40 Pro + comes with 4,200 mAh battery, with fast charge in all three cases. The handset supports 5G connectivity in dual mode with both SA and NSA.

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Huawei P40, P40 Pro and P40 Pro + Prices

Huawei P40 will go on sale on April 7 at a price of 800 euros for the version with 8 GB of RAM and 128 GB of flash memory. Huawei P40 Pro will appear on the same day at a price of 1000 euros for the version with 8 GB of RAM and 256 GB of flash memory.

Well, for the Huawei P40 Pro + the price tag will be an incredible 1,400 euros for the version with 8 GB of RAM and 512 GB of flash memory. The device will be available much later in the month of June.

The device will be initially available in two color options – shimmering silver and black.

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Huawei P40, P40 Pro and P40 Pro+ Spec sheet

HUAWEI P40 HUAWEI P40 PRO HUAWEI P40 PRO +
SCREEN OLED 6.1 ”
2,340 x 1,080 pixels
OLED 6.58 ”
2,640 x 1,200 pixels
90 Hz
OLED 6.58 ”
2,640 x 1,200 pixels
90 Hz
DIMENSIONS AND WEIGHT 148.9 x 71.06 x 8.5 mm
175 g.
158.2 x 72.6 x 8.95 mm
203 g.
158.2 x 72.6 x 8.95 mm
203 g.
PROCESSOR Kirin 990 Kirin 990 Kirin 990
RAM 8 GB RAM 8 GB RAM 8 GB RAM
STORAGE 128 GB 256 GB 512 GB
FRONT CAMERA 32 megapixel
IR Sensor
4K Video 60 fps
32 megapixel
IR Sensor
4K Video 60 fps
32 megapixel
IR Sensor
4K Video 60 fps
REAR CAMERAS 50 MP (1 / 1.28 ”)
16 MP ultra wide angle
8 MP telephoto (RYYB), 80mm
optical zoom 3x
OIS + AIS
50 MP (1 / 1.28 ”)
40 MP ultra wide angle
12 MP telephoto (RYYB), 80mm
optical zoom 5x
OIS + AIS
ToF Sensor
50 MP (1 / 1.28 ”)
40 MP ultra wide angle
8 MP telephoto (RYYB), 80mm
3x optical zoom 8MP
telephoto
10x optical zoom
OIS + AIS
ToF Sensor
BATTERY 3,800 mAh
Fast charge
4,200 mAh
Fast charge
4,200 mAh
Fast charge
OS Android
EMUI 10.1
Android
EMUI 10.1
Android
EMUI 10.1
CONNECTIVITY WiFi, 5G, NFC, Bluetooth WiFi 6 Plus, 5G, NFC, Bluetooth WiFi 6 Plus, 5G, NFC, Bluetooth
OTHERS On-screen fingerprint reader, dual SIM, IP53 On-screen fingerprint reader, dual SIM, IP68 On-screen fingerprint reader, dual SIM, IP68
PRICE From 800 euros From 1000 euros From 1,400 euros
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