Huawei is ready to launch the P40 Pro, a smartphone with five cameras including a periscope sensor. Here's what it will look like
After announcing the Huawei P40 Lite and P40 Lite E, the Chinese giant is also preparing to launch the P40 Pro on March 26. There are just a few days left, then, to see the new flagship smartphones of Huawei that, as is now customary for the top of the range products of this company, will have a photo department of the highest level.
It will be five, in fact, the photo sensors present in the rear of this smartphone Huawei and, no doubt, this will be one of the features that will allow the Huawei P40 Pro to compete with other top of the range 2020 smartphones such as the Samsung S20 Ultra that, we remember, boasts a hybrid zoom up to 100X. According to the latest leak regarding the P40 Pro, moreover, precisely the camera setup will be the main difference between the regular P40 and the P40 Pro and this adds even more interest on the photo department of this device that, once again, will feature Leica support.
Huawei P40 Pro: the five cameras
According to the latest leaked rumors the main camera of the Huawei P40 Pro will be equipped with a 52 MP Sony IMX700 sensor, with RGGB filter and Bayer color gamut. Alongside we'll find a no less impressive Sony IMX650 ultra-wide-angle sensor, again with RGGB lenses, a telephoto with 3X optical zoom, a 10X optical periscope zoom and, finally, the now ever-present ToF depth sensor.
There will therefore be two, both with optical stabilizer and autofocus, the optical zooms available to those who want to use the P40 Pro to take photos with maximum detail, even at a distance. The five photographic lenses of the Huawei P40 Pro will be placed in a single rectangular module in the upper left corner, which will also include the single LED flash. The front cameras will be two: 32 MP main and 8 Megapixel ultra-wide-angle.
Huawei P40 Pro: technical features
The other technical features of the P40 Pro, as we know them today from the rumors, are also very interesting: the screen will be a 6.7-inch OLED and 1,440×3,160 pixel resolution (for a pixel density of 518 ppi), with HDR+ color gamut and refresh rate up to 120 Hz. The fingerprint sensor will be integrated under the display. The SoC will be the proprietary HiSilicon Kirin 990 chip with native 5G support, flanked by 12GB of RAM and 512GB of UFS 3.0 ROM. Huge battery: 5,500 mAh, with fast charging up to 50 Watts (27 Watts wireless) and reverse charging feature to charge other devices.