“Huawei’s new flagships offer dual Leica cameras and Android Nougat out of the box”
Huawei has unveiled its latest flagship smartphones – the P10 and P10 Plus – at its pre-MWC event in Barcelona today. The Huawei P10 flagship sports a flat screen, while the P10 Plus flaunts a dual-edged curved display. While their predecessors offered fingerprint sensors on their backs, the P10 and P10 Plus sport fingerprint sensors embedded into their home buttons. The new Huawei offerings also offer Leica-branded dual cameras on the back, all-metal unibody designs, water-repellent nano coatings and boot Android Nougat out of the box.
The Huawei P10 features a 5.1-inch full HD display with a 2.5D curved glass on top. It is powered by an octa-core HiSilicon Kirin 960 SoC, mated to 4GB of RAM. The phone comes with 64GB of expandable storage. It boasts a 20MP (Monochrome) + 12MP (RGB) dual camera setup at the back with OIS, a dual-LED flash, laser autofocus and f/2.0 aperture. The selfie shooter on board is an 8-megapixel snapper. In terms of connectivity, it offers a USB Type-C port, 4G LTE, Wi-Fi, Bluetooth and A-GPS. A 3,200mAh battery keeps the show running, supporting fast charging technology named Huawei Super Charge.
The Huawei P10 Plus, on the other hand, flaunts a bigger 5.5-inch quad-HD dual-edged AMOLED display with a layer of Gorilla glass on top. It comes in 64GB and 128GB storage variants and 4GB and 6GB RAM models. The phone gets a beefier 3,750mAh battery, while the rest of its specs are the same as the P10.
The Huawei P10 and P10 Plus will be available in a range of hues – Mystic Silver, Rose Gold, Graphite Black, Dazzling Gold, Dazzling Blue and Greenery. The P10 carries a sticker price of €649 (~Rs 46,000), while the P10 Plus has been priced at €699 (~Rs 49,000) for the 4GB RAM / 64GB storage model, and at €799 (~Rs 56,000) for the top-end variant with 6GB RAM and 128GB storage.