December 5, 2020
Huawei P30 Pro New Edition
Huawei has rejigged last year’s Huawei P30 pro with the release of the Huawei P 30 pro new edition.
Since the P30 series was announced before it was banned by the US on sales of its technology, to Huawei, the smartphone offer Google Play Services.
Design and Display
In terms of body design, the Huawei P30 Pro New Edition retains the same design with the P30 Pro but on colourways, it feature a new Silver Frost variant similar to the Huawei P40 Pro.
The built comprises of Aluminosilicate glass both on the back and front binded by an aluminum frame. The body measures 158 x 73.4 x 8.4 mm in dimensions and weighs 192 grams which comes with an IP68 Dust & Water Resistant (up to 2m for 30 mins).
Flipping to the front, is a 6.47-inch Full HD+ curved OLED display with an on-screen fingerprint scanner, and can emit sound through the display.
The display sports a tear-drop notch, alongside 88.6% screen-to-body ratio, a resolution of 1080 x 2340 pixels and 398 ppi screen density.
The back cover two pill-shaped module, the larger module houses 3 cameras and the smaller one houses an LED flash. Beneath the smaller module lies the fourth camera. The brand name is also sited at the left side indicating it’s an Huawei smartphone.
It is available in Aurora, Black, Silver Frost colour options.
The New Edition got four Leica branded optics on the rear side with it’s primary camera having a 40MP sensor, joined by a 20MP ultra-wide-angle lens, and an additional 8MP telephoto sensor, and lastly a TOF depth sensor.
It improved telephoto camera support 10X hybrid zoom instead of 5x on it predecessor. Other features on the camera include dual-LED dual-tone flash, Leica optics, panorama, HDR and it can shoot up to 4K video quality.
The punch hole house a 32MP front camera offering high quality selfies and video calling.
Hardware and Software
Huawei shipped the same Kirin 980 chipset based on 7nm process technology accompanied by an 2.6 GHz octa-core processor with Mali-G76 MP10 completing the hardware spec.
EMUI 10.1 which is Huawei own software runs on the Android 10 operating system and it also have access to Google Services.
Onboard storage feature just a single storage option which comes with an 8GB of RAM paired to a 256GB in-built storage and you can still expand the memory using Nano memory card.
It has 4G LTE Network with NFC, A-GPS, WiFi, USB Type-C, Infra Blaster, Bluetooth 5.0 and sadly, no 3.5mm Jack
Driving the Huawei P30 Pro new edition is a 4200 mAh nonremovable battery capacity with fast charging technology. It also support 15W fast wireless charging and power bank reverse wireless charging.
Huawei P30 Pro New Edition Price and Availability
The Huawei P30 Pro New Edition is available and it is priced at 750 EUR which sells for 320,000 Naira in Nigeria, 5,000 Ghs in Ghana and 90,000 Ksh in Kenya.