Leaked Huawei P40 Pro renders show off design, reveal launch colors
Posted onAuthortrailer-sailerComments Off on Leaked Huawei P40 Pro renders show off design, reveal launch colors
Just one day after the first press render of the Huawei P40 made an appearance online, the folks over at 91Mobiles have managed to obtain a couple of extra images that reveal the Huawei P40 Pro’s design for the first time and show both phones in their launch colors.
The Huawei P40 Pro features four cameras
The Huawei P40 Pro, like its smaller and cheaper sibling, looks set to incorporate a rectangular camera module on the rear that’s home to four cameras. These should include a dedicated Time-of-Flight sensor and an upgraded ultra-wide-angle camera.
Also expected is an updated periscope shooter, capable of 5x optical zoom and hopefully up to 100x hybrid zoom, and an improved 52-megapixel main camera designed to compete with the 108-megapixel snapper expected on the Galaxy S20 Ultra.
Huawei has collaborated with Leica to fine-tune the setup and enhance the photographic experience, although a list of features is yet to leak. However, history suggests an updated Night Mode for low-light photography will be part of the package.
A dual-tone LED flash rounds out the camera specs alongside two unspecified selfie cameras. These sit inside an elongated punch-hole in the top-left corner of the 6.7-inch display.
A quad-edge punch-hole display is also expected
Speaking of the display, Huawei is rumored to have implemented some important changes on this year’s phone. After fitting a curved-edge panel on last year’s flagship, the company is understood to have selected a quad-edge screen on the Huawei P40 Pro.
This means both the top and bottom edges of the display are subtly curved, in addition to the sides which feature more pronounced curves. It’s believed to be a purely cosmetic change but does require an updated frame design to ensure durability.
The latter seems to curve over the corners of the display, therefore concealing them in the case of an impact and, as such, helping maintain the structural integrity of the smartphone.
Completing the package will be Huawei’s homegrown Kirin 990 paired with 5G support as standard. A standard internal storage configuration of 8/128GB does seem likely, although the company could up this to 12/256GB to better compete with rivals.
Consumers can also expect to find Android 10 and EMUI 10 straight out of the box. But due to the ongoing US trade ban, the presence of Google Play Services can’t yet be guaranteed.
Huawei P40 & P40 Pro announcement, release date, colors
The Huawei P40 and P40 Pro are going to be announced at an event in Paris that’s scheduled for late March. Joining them should be the budget Huawei P40 Lite and potentially a few wearables or accessories.
Pre-orders would typically begin soon after ahead of a release a couple of weeks later. Unfortunately, if the trade ban continues into March and April, Huawei is likely to delay the release of these flagships until it can ship them with Google apps on board.
Alternatively, it could massively limit their availability to only a few markets. It has done so in the past with the Huawei Mate 30 Pro, which is only sold in Spain and Italy at some physical locations.
Moving on to the colors of the Huawei P40 series, the renders published today show that both smartphones will be available in five finishes at launch – Black, Blush Gold, Silver Frost, Deep Sea Blue, and Ice White.
The majority of these will be single-tone colors, although the Ice White version will boast a gradient finish similar to the Breathing Crystal option of last year’s Huawei P30 Pro.
It’s a good time to be an Xbox One owner in need of an extra controller. Right now, Amazon Prime members can save $20 off a brand-new (and extremely excellent) Xbox Elite Series 2 controller. The online mega-retailer is also offering 20% off many previously owned Amazon Warehouse items, including Xbox One controllers in various […]
When Google announced on Tuesday that it will bolster privacy protection online by eventually scrapping third-party cookies, the immediate response was almost equal parts praise, skepticism, and cynicism. The cacophony is fitting given the competing interests of the three largest stakeholders involved: internet users, advertisers, and Google itself. According to a blog post by Chrome […]
Right on schedule, Microsoft today launched its new Edge browser based on Google’s Chromium open source project. You can download Chromium Edge now for Windows 7, Windows 8, Windows 10, and macOS directly from microsoft.com/edge in more than 90 languages. This is Edge 79 stable, for those who like tracking version numbers. Edge 80 is […]