Constructing on its P-Collection, the Huawei P50 and P50 Professional launched earlier as we speak in China. Admittedly, they’re just a few months late in comparison with the Chinese language producer’s standard launch cycle. However they arrive decked out with flagship specs, a stand-out design, Huawei’s HarmonyOS 2 and some stunning omissions.
Design and processing energy
Each the P50 and P50 Professional include a brand new ‘double-ring’ design the place every smartphone’s cameras are the primary focus on the again. Every smartphone’s chassis is IP68 licensed with the P50 weighing 181g and the P50 Professional coming in at 195g. Show clever, you see a departure from final yr’s design language.
Each flagships undertake a hole-punch type design housing a single 13MP f/2.4 selfie digital camera with the P50 sporting a flat 6.5-inch FHD+ OLED show at 90Hz whereas the P50 Professional coming with a curved 6.6-inch OLED 120Hz refresh charge show of the identical decision. Each shows additionally include 300Hz sampling charges and HDR.
Surprisingly, this yr’s Huawei P-series flagships don’t include 5G help. The P50 is on the market geared up with a particular 4G Qualcomm Snapdragon 888 chip whereas the P50 Professional comes with both its in-house Kirin 9000 or the 4G Qualcomm Snapdragon 888 chip. Huawei historically by no means makes use of Qualcomm chipsets on their flagships nonetheless with its ambitions of promoting the smartphones globally and amidst the worldwide chip scarcity, this will likely have been a sacrifice it might have needed to make. In any other case, the P50 comes with as much as 8GB of RAM and 256GB of storage whereas the P50 Professional bumps this as much as 12GB of RAM and 512GB of storage. Every smartphone can be able to storage enlargement as much as 256GB by way of Huawei’s NM reminiscence card.
With a largely related design, it’s not stunning to discover a related optic setup on the P50 and P50 Professional powered by Leica. The P50 sports activities a triple-camera setup with a 50MP f/1.8 main lens, a 13MP f/2.2 ultra-wide lens and a 12MP f/3.4 telephoto lens with optical picture stabilisation (OIS). This additionally helps as much as 5x optical zoom and 50x digital zoom.
The P50 Professional has a quad-camera setup though it boasts the identical 50MP f/1.8 main lens however with OIS. You additionally discover a 40MP f/1.6 color digital camera with extra exact color copy, the identical 13MP f/2.2 ultra-wide lens from the P50 and a 64MP f/3.5 telelphoto lens with OIS. Oddly, this helps a decrease 3.5x optical zoom vary in comparison with the P50 however the next 100x digital zoom vary.
Battery and charging
Having always pushed boundaries for charging expertise over time, each the P50 and P50 Professional include 66W tremendous quick wired charging help. Though, solely the P50 Professional helps wi-fi charging at a whopping 50W.
So far as battery capacities go, the P50 comes with a 4,100mAh cell whereas the P50 Professional rocks a 4,360mAh one. However taking a more in-depth have a look at Huawei China’s web site, neither the P50 nor the P50 Professional appear to be transport with charging bricks included within the packaging.
Pricing and availability
Each the Huawei P50 and P50 Professional shall be out there globally in some unspecified time in the future. Nonetheless, in China, they are going to be out there in September with the P50 beginning at CNY4,488 (Dh2,551.95) and the P50 Professional beginning at CNY7,988 (Dh4,542.10). We are going to maintain you up to date as we study extra.